Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:05 pm

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Battery holder looks awesome!
Thanks Mark yes worked out well! :)
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by Dustrbd1 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:14 pm

That looks awesome.

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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:18 pm

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That looks awesome.
Thanks buddy :)
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:42 pm

Mounted ESC & receiver in front of the motors four wheel steer is installed and good to go plus Crawler King drive shafts installed so the truck is totally finished apart from the body.

Primed and sprayed body Tamiya TS-14 black then posted body off to be pro airbrushed by Jo Taylor www.aerograffiti.co.uk had to pay a deposit to get on her waiting list body will be airbrushed end of August... :popcorn:
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:57 pm

Jo messaged me to ask me which design of lettering I like best what do you guys think top middle or bottom airbrush design?
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by Sixtys Guy » Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:26 pm

I like the middle one best.

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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:27 pm

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I like the middle one best.
Me too I told her to go for the middle one 8)
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by SFC K » Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:48 am

I like the top one. 8)
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by 80's MonsterMan » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:55 pm

Nice my friend, can't wait to see it all painted up!

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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:49 am

I like the top one as well only problem is door panel will seem a bit empty with that design originally I asked Jo to airbrush the image below underneath that style of lettering but was just to expensive.

Easy job for Jo just too expensive sadly #-o middle style of lettering will look cool though as will have color fade as well as dripping style shadowing behind the lettering 8)
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:12 am

Here is the final design bear in mind once airbrushed color fade and shadowing behind the lettering will be a lot more pronounced. I am glad I went with option two layout.
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by NorthernNightmare » Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:43 am

Just spent some extra time reading your full build, looks very cool.

I personaly like the green shock boots for the spooky and retro look your going for :)

I might need some of those m4 rod ends for my build you have a e-bay link for them?

I cant seem to get my behind axle servo setup to fit my txt no mater what, now went with e-bay link mounts servo on top, oh well.

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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by Sixtys Guy » Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:50 am

Looks good Alex!

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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:55 am

NorthernNightmare wrote:
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Just spent some extra time reading your full build, looks very cool.

I personaly like the green shock boots for the spooky and retro look your going for :)

I might need some of those m4 rod ends for my build you have a e-bay link for them?

I cant seem to get my behind axle servo setup to fit my txt no mater what, now went with e-bay link mounts servo on top, oh well.
Thanks buddy :) unfortunately I cannot use green shock boots as the cheap knock off scale shocks I am using are too narrow to fit them. I got the m4 rods off ebay UK just type in M4 rod end and I am sure you will get search results for the states. I would bung them in the post to you but I only have four rod ends.

Xtreme servo mounts are a poor design took me many hours and countless combinations and lots of swearing! to get them to function right. If you plan on using them in the future bear in mind only 3mm Tamiya links will work and Kimbrough servo savers will not fit note that I have not used servo savers.

There might be a way but time and space would have stopped and my brain exploded! :explosion:
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by NorthernNightmare » Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:42 pm

Found the rod ends thanks man. =D>

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