I Have this Clod...

Talk about the Clod Buster, and all other motor on axle trucks here.
User avatar
hardedge
Approved Member
Posts: 155
Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:38 pm

I Have this Clod...

Post by hardedge »

I built it 20 -25 years ago on a Sassy Chassis chassis. It's 6WD/6WS --which was very novel at the time. I stashed it in my girlfriend's (still, after 40 years!) mother's attic and was just reminded it was there (along with a 4WD/4WS Clod) over this past weekend. At some point in the 2+ decades it sat there something crawled into the attic and found one of the front tires tasty. That was no big deal. Found a replacement on eBay.

Image

It's the back 8 tires that are causing me agita. They've gotten a little flat-spotted from sitting there --and I can't seem to find any replacements. They sit two to a standard Clod wheel, V-thread, same ID and OD as stock Clod tires --they're just each half the width. Since my memory has faded to black on them, any clues would be gratefully accepted. Thanks!

User avatar
132NHAF
Posts: 2346
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2004 1:40 am
Location: Southern California

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by 132NHAF »

Cool Truck!! Like your own garage find. On the tires, I guarantee someone here will have all the info you need.
Scott T

Stickers...Get your ClodTalk stickers here: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=25953

It's not WHAT toys you play with, but that you play with toys at all that is important.

User avatar
hardedge
Approved Member
Posts: 155
Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:38 pm

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by hardedge »

That was an attic find. Reason the squirrel got to the tire. This was the other Clod that was up there. Looks like it got some attention from the other end of the squirrel. (Built around the same time period.)

Image

I'll keep my toes crossed on the tire ID.
The last man standing has often cheated...

User avatar
pituk
Approved Member
Posts: 294
Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2010 4:29 pm

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by pituk »

Nice time capsule , the tires look like Imex dually .

jdmerrill1240
Approved Member
Posts: 258
Joined: Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:49 pm
Location: Thorntown, Indiana

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by jdmerrill1240 »

pituk wrote:Nice time capsule , the tires look like Imex dually .

Brett at CPE sells them check out his site you will find them there
Juggernaut 2, Retro chassis Bigfoot, KK-1 Bigfoot 20, CPE Super Stallion, Boyer Digger , Why so serious?? Dark Knight KK-2

User avatar
hardedge
Approved Member
Posts: 155
Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:38 pm

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by hardedge »

Out of stock. A familiar sign. ;-)
The last man standing has often cheated...

User avatar
132NHAF
Posts: 2346
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2004 1:40 am
Location: Southern California

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by 132NHAF »

Love the Giant Tracs on the dusty rig. What condition are they in?
Scott T

Stickers...Get your ClodTalk stickers here: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=25953

It's not WHAT toys you play with, but that you play with toys at all that is important.

User avatar
hardedge
Approved Member
Posts: 155
Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:38 pm

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by hardedge »

Three appear fine, one has a flat spot I'm hoping to work out of it. From what I understand, they're extinct.
The last man standing has often cheated...

xDezor
Approved Member
Posts: 51
Joined: Mon May 25, 2015 7:54 pm
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by xDezor »

That truck looks awesome!
Rob

User avatar
hardedge
Approved Member
Posts: 155
Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:38 pm

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by hardedge »

If you mean the 6-wheeler, the body needs major repair. (Who knew that CA had a 25-year lifespan?) I replaced the squirrelized tire, and I really need to take a refresher course on the oooooooold PDI ESC I'm using for the 3 motors; the fender-mounted fog lights are broken (there are no apparent Bullhead replacements), and the lighting needs a total overhaul. Just the short wish list. :-) But thanks!
The last man standing has often cheated...

mavrick0
Approved Member
Posts: 288
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2004 10:15 pm
Location: Ontario Canada

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by mavrick0 »

Did you build the toxic crusaders truck? Reminds me of a truck that was in a RC car magazine years ago, well probably decades ago.
A off roader may be able to jump and run around a track. A on roader may be able to run circles around the road but a monster truck will run over anything and everyone.

xDezor
Approved Member
Posts: 51
Joined: Mon May 25, 2015 7:54 pm
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by xDezor »

The toxic truck kind of reminds me of either ninja turtles or rugrats.
Rob

User avatar
hardedge
Approved Member
Posts: 155
Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:38 pm

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by hardedge »

Same era, same genre. What can I say? I was a mere child of 37 at the time. :)
The last man standing has often cheated...

User avatar
hardedge
Approved Member
Posts: 155
Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:38 pm

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by hardedge »

Oh man, you're an old guy! =D>

Yes, I did build Toxie (about 25 years ago) when I was doing freelance work for RC Car Action, It originally had a Toxic Crusader "action figure" straddling the bed. (Also built the black 6WD/6WS Big Tow" truck for them.)
The last man standing has often cheated...

User avatar
hardedge
Approved Member
Posts: 155
Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:38 pm

Re: I Have this Clod...

Post by hardedge »

Mud Slingers (Tracs) are back in stock!!! =D>
Image

http://store.rc4wd.com/Mud-Slingers-Clo ... p_742.html
The last man standing has often cheated...