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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 9 – Bumpers, Side Bars, Wheels/Tires

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 9 - Bumpers, Side Bars, Wheels/Tires

The Build – Part 9 The final step to our Vaterra Ascender K5 build has us attaching the front and rear bumpers, side bars and wheel/tire assemblies. We’ll also be installing the body mounts however …

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 8 – Attaching Suspension Links and Axles

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 8 – Attaching Suspension Links and Axles

The Build – Part 8 Now that we’ve put the links on the axles, we need to attach the axles to the chassis. This appeared like it might be a little crazy with all the …

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 7 – Suspension Links

The Build – Part 7 Next up on our Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer build are the suspension links. We’ll be building 2 pair for both the front and the back as well as the panhard …

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 6 – Shocks

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 6 - Assembling the Shocks

The Build – Part 6 Part 6 of our Ascender K5 build has us assembling the shocks. Vaterra was nice enough to give us some good, threaded shocks that are easy to build and work …

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 5 – Installing the Electronics

The Build – Part 5 The manual has us assembling the chassis and installing the electronics in the same step but I chose to break it out into two for simplicity sake. Vaterra has given …

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 4 – Chassis Assembly

Vaterra 1986 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Ascender Build

The Build – Part 4 The chassis on the Ascender K5 is very similar in design to other scalers, however Vaterra has added a bit of a twist. Instead of 2 frame rails, they’ve included …

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 3 – Rear Axle

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 3 - Rear Axle

The Build – Part 3 Part 3 of the Vaterra Ascender K5 build involves assembling the rear axle. This process is very similar to the front axle with just a lot less parts. You should …

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 2 – Front Axle

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 2 - Front Suspension

The Build – Part 2 In Part 2 of the Vaterra Ascender K5 build, we’ll be working on the front axle. This includes the axle, gears and steering system. The K5 uses a standardized front …

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build – Part 1 – Transmission

Vaterra 1986 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Ascender Build - Transmission

The Build – Part 1 Part 1 of the Vaterra Ascender build revolves around the transmission. The Vaterra transmission is similar to other trail truck’s gearboxes so if you’ve built one before, this should be …

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Build

Vaterra 1986 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Ascender Build

Trail trucks are quickly becoming one of those must-have vehicles in everyone’s RC stable. With massive aftermarket support and uber-scale realism, there’s definitely a growing market for these vehicles. Vaterra is looking to put it’s …

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