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Scale 2.2's Discuss your scale trucks that use 2.2" sized tires. TLT based and similar.


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Old 02-16-2017, 08:58 AM
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I got the spool reversed in the rear

And got a tie rod and drag link in and did a quickie servo mount

And got it outside under power










Ok. It has a wild amount of dog track I need to get out of the rear, the servo sucks, I broke a lower front shock mount and lost both springs out of the front end(still need to figure out how to retain them) but it drives amazingly!
It's as good as I had hoped.


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Old 02-16-2017, 12:19 PM
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Knowing your skills, it will be up to speed in no time.
Looks fantastic out doing it's thing.
Really grabs my attention.
Digging on it for sure.
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Old 02-17-2017, 09:53 AM
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Still waiting on 'nese servos.
But I got some body panels made today




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Old 02-17-2017, 08:19 PM
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Awesome machine! Very cool to see it in action on its wheels! The single link suspension seems to work very well. Nailing the vibe of the original pretty good to.
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Hi Hairba11

Looking sweet ! - your metal work is superb, looks about as symmetrical as my eyes !
Keep up the great work !

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Old 02-19-2017, 09:39 PM
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Thanks guys. The feedback helps.
I used a couple of the round servo horns (disks?) to locate the top of the coil springs. It seems to work ok-ish. At least they don't fall out anymore.
Another buddy sent me o pic of an old O scale train set grain conveyor belt I'm going to try and make the fenders from.
Welding gets tricky when there is plastic really close.


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Old 02-20-2017, 08:48 PM
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Do you need the springs to unseat when flexing pr are they long enough to stay sit so you could attach them at both ends? Thinking or a small autobody sized sheetmetal piece cut to sit the springs and have like 2 or 4 tabs folded around the first coil so it retains it.
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Old 02-22-2017, 09:37 AM
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They're just about long enough to stay in. At full droop they dangle a little (currently attached at the top)

Got the front panels on today



I also discovered that the 1:1 is for sale. Naturally right after buying the wife a car.



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