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    Replacement BodyShell for KB Gym Fiesta

    Evening
    First time posting, and hoping to get some help.
    For Christmas I received a Ken Block VXL Gymkhana Fiesta, but the Body Shell is totally wrecked and completely unusable.

    I am unable to find a replacement, most likely due to age.
    But I am also unable to find ANY type of Bodyshell I can use "out of the box" and simply attach to the car.

    So I am hoping this forum can help me. I have seen on eBay some sort of clear unpainted shell but I wanted to have a shell that I can just buy and use.

    I am based in the UK, so hoping someone out there can help.
    Other than this car is great. I have the option gear to change at some point and I got 2 batteries and a connector too now.
    Thank you

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    Good luck finding a replacement Ken Block body. They are very hard to find.
    I have a spare...but it's not for sale.

    Bodies that will fit with no cutting or drilling(but will need paint)...

    Traxxas 1/16 Rally
    Traxxas 1/16 Brushed Fiesta
    Traxxas 1/16 Boss 302
    Traxxas 1/16 Camping World Toyota Truck
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    Hello DCFox, my apologies for the delay.
    This is pretty sad news. I had no idea this body shell was a hard one to find, and in fact from the sounds of it, it is going to be even harder to find a replacement that is actually "ready" to be used. I did not want to get involved with all the painting and effort to replace it.
    Are you sure your one is not for sale? The car I have works great, but would look nicer with something covering the mechanics.
    thank you
    Simon

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    Proline camaro body will also fit
    2wd Slash VXL
    3906 MMM

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    Will it? Never heard of that, but I will do a look on google.

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    Any of prolines 1/16 bodies will "fit" but the camaro is their only on road body. I am thinking of getting the desert militia body for my rally and getting off road only tires.
    Last edited by Chopstx; 01-03-2014 at 02:47 PM.
    2wd Slash VXL
    3906 MMM

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonicr360 View Post
    Are you sure your one is not for sale? The car I have works great, but would look nicer with something covering the mechanics.
    thank you
    Simon
    Sorry but no. I've already turned down a $100 offer for it.
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    $100!!! Blimey I did not want to pay that!!!
    Clearly a rare item then!!!

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    theres a unused shell on ebay now for 120 wich i think is way to steep as i just bought a full kb car in mint condition used once all boxed for 190
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1112514174...84.m1423.l2649

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    Hi Stevo
    Yes I saw that, and put in an offer but looks like they accepted someone elses offer! 120 too much in my view.
    I can wait for now - It is just frustrating the original one got crushed!!!
    Wasnt aware of how hard it would be to find.
    Where did you buy the 190 one??

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    GOOD NEWS!!!!!!
    I got a replacement original new shell
    And I paid next to nothing for it!!!!!!

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    Pics and details?
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    Hi sorry for the delay.... Just trying to work out how to do this on iPhone.

    I got photos but I see no option to upload any photos!!
    There is an "upload" image button, but that asks for a URL!!
    What am I missing here

    Think I worked it out .... looks like I got to "host" my pics to a provider!
    Well I am not going to the hassle of this at the moment.
    Basically new shell, for 42!! Obtained through a private seller who was selling parts for the car!
    The only one I have found but its in such fantastic condition, I feel I should not use it!!
    Last edited by cooleocool; 01-18-2014 at 09:23 PM. Reason: post merge

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonicr360 View Post
    Hi sorry for the delay.... Just trying to work out how to do this on iPhone.
    Get the app tapatalk it makes it all much easer!

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    I've just downloaded!!


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    Can you see the pic DCFox ??


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    Awesome.
    Would definitely be a shelf piece only if I had it.
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    Hi
    I'm thinking the same. So will look for something else in the meantime.

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    I'm actually thinking of picking up a clear Traxxas camping world Toyota nascar truck body and painting it to use as a basher.
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    Would standard vxl shell be ok? I have found a rally 1/16 version on eBay


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    yes that will work just fine.
    I actually have a couple extra shells for mine.



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    Wow what sort of shells are they?
    Can I buy them anywhere?

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    The top one is the stock shell from a Traxxas brushed Fiesta(same exact body as the KB)
    I just added the wing(direct bolt on) and removed all the factory decals to put my own on.

    The bottom one is a Traxxas Kawasaki Edition Rally VXL body.
    I got it from a buddy but they show up on eBay all the time.
    It's a direct fit for your KB(same exact chassis and mounts)
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    That is great, thanks for the info on this!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonicr360 View Post
    Basically new shell, for 42!! Obtained through a private seller who was selling parts for the car!
    The only one I have found but its in such fantastic condition, I feel I should not use it!!
    That's less than $70 US.
    I'd say you did good.
    I've got just about enough parts here to buuild another.
    I'm thinking of building a roller as a display platform for my mint body and tires/wheels.
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