PistenBully 400
400 4F
ParkPro

Body Kit for
Pistenking Chassis
Scale 1:12

With this model kit a Kässbohrer PistenBully 400 can be built for the Pistenking chassis. Of course also your Graupner (Kyosho) PistenBully or Kyosho Blizzard can be upgraded to a model of the PistenBully 400. The kit is based on original data and allows a scale representation of the original in 1:12.


The cabin is built up of 5 separate parts to accurately model the characteristic shape of the lower part of the cabin. The cabin of the original is built up the same way. Besides an optimal match with the original also a higher stability of the cabin is achieved.


The kit is available either as regular PB 400 or as PB 400 4F.


The PB400 4F features a new back pack behind the driver cabin. The reason is that an exhaust after treatment system for the "Tier 4 final" regulations is installed at the original. This system needs more space than the "old" exhaust system of the regular PB400 - therefore the new, larger back pack.


Contents of the Kit:

Driver Cabin:

6 PVC vacuum formed parts, clear, transparent (as shown below) for 

· drivers cabin (5 parts: sides (2x), front, back, roof)

· air intakes 

· mirror housings (2x)

· fully functional rotating beacons from Pistenking (2x), 

Aluminum parts (laser cut) for

· rear cover and all parts for the platform (with structured surface)

· rear fenders 

Door handles (PU casting) 

2 sheets of self-adhesive stickers: PB400 in silver, warning stickers (in color)


Cockpit:

- center console, seats, steering column as vacuum formed parts (PVC) as shown below

- steering wheel, screen, armrests for the driver seat, joystick as casted parts (PU) and printed parts as shown below

- stickers for instrument panel


Additionally for the PB 400 4F: 

- Highly detailled side parts left and right behind the air intakes of the back pack (PU resin parts) 

- Tank filler cap (PU resin part) 

- Exhaust bottom part underneath the platform (PU resin part) 

- Triangle parts for the back pack center piece (PU resin part) 

- Exhaust (3D printed part, sintered nylon)


The parts are not painted.


Available here at Pistenking

PB400 with “regular” backpack

PB400 with 4F backpack

Contents of the kit: body parts

Contents of the kit: cockpit parts

Further Materials Needed for Construction:

These materials are not included, but they are available in every hobby store: 

- modeling ply wood 3mm, for the base plate (not needed for the chassis of Pistenking)

- glue: super glue, Pattex Repair Extreme or similar product, plastic glue

- paint

- sandpaper 600 grain to prepare PVC for painting

- balsa wood, appr. 3- 5 mm thick (small pieces), optionally left-overs from the ply wood may be used

- aluminum rods 3 mm for mirror frames and handles

- brass rod 4 mm and 2 mm for side railings of platform

- optional: LEDs + reflectors and clips for lights


Tasks to be done: cutting, gluing, painting, drilling (see building instructions)

To build the kit basic knowledge and skills in modeling are necessary.

Lights Detailing Kit for PistenBully 400 (also for version 4F)

Lights detailing kit

Installed lights detailing kit

Contents of the Kit:

- glasses for 2 front combination lights: white/amber

- glasses for 2 rear combination lights: red/amber

- 5 housings for combination lights (1 spare)

- bracket for working (carving out) of a housing

- 10 elliptical rings for the roof mounted headlights front and rear (2 spare)

- 3 elliptical rings for the front combination lights (1 spare)

Available here at Pistenking


Grinding and polishing work is necessary!
The glasses may contain small gas bubbles due to the production process!


After the combination lights have bee properly carved out, fitting SMD-LEDs can be inserted. Then they are installed on the PB400.

PB400 Rear Attachments Carrier

Metal parts for the rear attachments carrier

Mounted and painted rear attachments carrier

Contents of the Kit:

- high quality casted brass parts 

- rectangular aluminum tube for the center part

- Servo-mount for the chassis (bent sheet metal part)

- Hydraulic cylinder dummies (3D printed)

- Screws and small parts

Available here at Pistenking


Optionally nylon printed parts may be ordered instead of the casted brass parts. These are considerably cheaper, but also not as durable and will have a rougher surface. 

Combination Tail Light for PistenBully 400 4F

The specific form of the housing simulates the effect of the multiple LEDs in the ring of the original.

Soldering and glueing work is necessary.

Parts of the kit

Simulated effect of the LED-Ring

Contents of the Kit:
- Housing and casing (3D printed parts, high definition acrylate)

- Tail light glass (transparent red resin part)

- Micro LED red

- LED 5mm, already flattened for proper fit

- each for 2 tail lights

Available here at Pistenking

Conversion Kit to ParkPro

With this kit you can convert the driver cabin of a PistenBully 400 to a ParkPro.

The steering column and steering wheel areat the original replaced by control levers at the arm rest. The control levers are simply glued at the front of the armrest at the model. It has a matching shape for our PB 400 armrest.


This kit is suitable for both PB 400 ParkPro and PB 400 ParkPro 4F.

Installed ParkPro control levers

PB400 ParkPro 4F

Contents of the Kit:
- Lever control base (3D printed part, sintered nylon)

- 2 control levers (pins with pin heads, pre-bent)

- Stickers: ParkPro, PistenBully (in black)

Available here at  Pistenking

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