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Old 05-02-2009, 11:44 PM
Nikaem Nikaem is offline
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Default clod based build

been at this for awhile now
some of my pics are a little fuzzy sorry
started with the frame

bottom plate to attach links to

then some links use 6mm knittining needle from dollar giant get them 4 for a dollar

bottom shot of the front links

the stripped down axel

had to add a plug to mount servo plate to

pulled the diff apart to lock it here is the process used epoxy based putty
rolled into balls place into the spaces between the gears

then squash the gears in and reassemble

rear mount for the electrics

and here are the boys building this truck


enough for tonight


interior base

drivers on base

seat

seats

Last edited by Nikaem : 05-03-2009 at 10:16 AM. Reason: update
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Old 05-06-2009, 09:47 PM
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Knitting needles. Aluminum right?
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Old 05-09-2009, 10:39 AM
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yes aluminum
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Old 05-09-2009, 10:49 AM
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start the body

this is a mount point




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Old 05-09-2009, 10:59 AM
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Old 05-09-2009, 01:30 PM
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doors



both doodrs installed and working

floor pan and seats ready for the dash

measure





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Old 05-09-2009, 01:41 PM
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bumper



articulation


the tires were too small so i decided to make my own using clod rims and other parts



thats it for now
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Old 05-11-2009, 04:15 PM
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funny thing this looks just like some of the moose hunting buggys Ive seen in alaska.can you say plywood body?
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