Project: all filler no killer

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JHeitt142
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Project: all filler no killer

Post by JHeitt142 » Fri Mar 13, 2015 2:38 pm

Oh hi guys. So a friend was sick of me not having a trail truck and he just gave me a bone stock SCX-10 slider. So looks like I'm building a trail truck! Ha I'll post some pics then update this later from a computer

The chassis
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Body donated by the girlfriends brother
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Chop chop!
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Test fit and wheel well cutting
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Chassis stripped down waiting for the new parts
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More to come :thumbsup:

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Re: Project: all filler no killer

Post by SFC K » Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:21 pm

Nice use of that body! Can't wait to see more!
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Re: Project: all filler no killer

Post by JHeitt142 » Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:25 pm

I was really hoping to keep the body intact for the most part but a 9.25" wheelbase would be terrible! Haha

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Re: Project: all filler no killer

Post by SFC K » Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:29 pm

For a trail rig, yeah that would be short but would have a nice turning radius. What are your plans for the back area?
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Re: Project: all filler no killer

Post by JHeitt142 » Sat Mar 14, 2015 2:47 pm

I have a fron motor mount and transfer case on the way for it. I'll probably just end up with a wooden flat bed or box, with some tube work of course.

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Re: Project: all filler no killer

Post by JHeitt142 » Sat Mar 21, 2015 3:17 pm

should probably update this beast! i have the main paint on the cab and the chassis is a full roller now, i ordered driveshafts and a dinky honcho interior that I'm going to modify to fit.

I haven't been documenting this really well but i'll try to work on that.

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I was going to use this engine and a sand scorcher exhaust, but because of the front motor mount thats all been scrapped, the driveshaft would run right through it.

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trying out the shocks I had laying here, they won't work, they allow zero up travel so i'll be getting something else.

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Thats all for now. It's winter outside again so I will likely get a bunch more paint work done on the body.

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Re: Project: all filler no killer

Post by Scott M » Sun Mar 22, 2015 8:32 pm

Nice build, I dig the use of the body. You can use the shorter travel shocks if you can figure out how to mount the shock further up on the lower link, closer to the bottom plate. Looks good!!

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Re: Project: all filler no killer

Post by JHeitt142 » Sun Mar 22, 2015 8:56 pm

I needed to set the digger body down somewhere and this happened...
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Re: Project: all filler no killer

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:15 pm

^^^ =D> =D> =D> just need some rust effect on the wheels/ scuff tyres up and you are good to go :P
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Re: Project: all filler no killer

Post by CowboyClod » Tue Mar 31, 2015 1:39 am

GRAVETXT-1 wrote:^^^ =D> =D> =D> just need some rust effect on the wheels/ scuff tyres up and you are good to go :P
Don't forget to grab a can of Rust Check to protect those scuffy wheels from rusting even more. :lol:

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Re: Project: all filler no killer

Post by JHeitt142 » Fri Apr 03, 2015 12:52 pm

I did not forget about this! Its just been slow going, waiting on parts from Hong Kong...

I took it to the shop and stuck some stuff to it!
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Re: Project: all filler no killer

Post by SFC K » Fri Apr 03, 2015 9:27 pm

That is looking awesome!
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