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Old 04-29-2013, 09:37 PM
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and on to build #2 - WILD! The mild build is done and in the 1.5 section. It was nearly so stock looking, it hurt. So this one is going to a bit...out there. Goal here is to push the boundaries of the CC chassis.

This chassis was pretty hacked up from the PO, so I had no qualms about hacking it further.

Chassis got a major haircut:


Front skid shaved down and TL01B arms added:


Front and rear suspension..rear axle is shimmed, and a 3 point truss added. Needed a little more strength here then the Jeep so went with a rear brace here. Spacers added to match the front track.


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Love ifs builds! Will be watching for sure!
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Cool project!

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Put on a set of 2.2's and there was no way they were going to clear. So I narrowed out the wheelwells.

Hacked off the rear of the wells. Kinda tricky as it's close to the gearbox cover.


A little plastic weld and some styrene later...tried to follow the contours of the chassis as much as possible. Looks a little rough, will spray the chassis black later to blend it all together. Do have a bit more fill to do here too.



From the top compared to a stock chassis. Much narrower now - should clear up to about a 5" tire now at full lock.


Time to work on the bottom. Did a bunch of dremeling and fab work this morning. Wanted to get rid of the driveshaft hanging down, and get as much of a flat bottom as possible.

A Highlift chassis steering block was a perfect fit.



Now that I had room, fabbed up a set of skids for the bottom. The drivehshaft cover will be welded on later.


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Wow!! That skid is simple awesome, sir!!! Nice job!!!
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I'm going to copy that Highlift part idea. You're a genius. Plate work on the bottom is amazing.
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That part worked out perfectly! Had that in mind for a while, just never had a build to use it on.
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I love it, this isn't your avarage bolt on aluminum bits and call it a project type build
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Awesome! This is great man.
Great use of the steering block.
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Pushing the limits of the CC chassis on this one for sure. Goal is to stuff a set of Pitbull I's on here, or maybe some TSL's. We'll see.

Just went nuts on Asiatees. Pretty cool site for some of the more obscure hop-ups. Some blue stuff is on the way, and a whole load of TA parts. Forgot the CV's for the front though...next time.
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Been waiting for a pile of parts...got all in but one. Bunch of aluminum goodies for the front and 2 set of Junfac shocks.

Wahoo!


Wild Dagger arms, TA02 knuckles and C's, and 103mm shocks. I looked high and low for a body to fit this rig,and found a pretty good one that I thought might work. Of course, that didn't work out at all, so I picked up a Buggy Champ body with fingers crossed and started hacking. Think it'll work with some serious mods. Good to keep it in the family too.

All mocked up really, just getting a feel for it. Liking it so far! Still waiting on a few odds and ends so I can assemble it for real and get busy with suspension mounts and body work.
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I really like the direction this is going in...
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