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  1. Thank you.

    Thank you.
  2. Most times, a copy isn't as good as the...

    Most times, a copy isn't as good as the original...
  3. Thread: Raffle-1

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    I worked on the shocks some this past weekend. ...

    I worked on the shocks some this past weekend.

    What got me on this task was the shocks were very stiff, no movement at all without forcing them to compress a few times. I planned to open them up...
  4. Thread: Raffle-1

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    Interesting, and a good idea. My issue would be...

    Interesting, and a good idea. My issue would be the o-ring being below the slider to rub rocks and obstacles. With the way I use my trucks, that o-ring might not last long. However, I may give it...
  5. Thread: Raffle-1

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    Thanks. I haven't dug too much into...

    Thanks.



    I haven't dug too much into changing the body mounting process. The body clips are aggravating to get to, but are well hidden. I have another Gelande 2 with Cruiser body that you...
  6. Thread: Raffle-1

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    I took some time last evening between commercial...

    I took some time last evening between commercial breaks to upgrade the driveshafts.

    I had purchased these shafts for another project, but they were way too short.
    ...
  7. Thread: pROCKtor

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    Took a little time last evening to change out the...

    Took a little time last evening to change out the transfer case skid/mount while waiting on the season premier and 100th episode of The Walking Dead. The change-out ended up being more work than...
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    Small update. Pretend it's October 10th... I...

    Small update. Pretend it's October 10th...

    I had a few items on the G6 list to add before making the trip to RRW Krawlzone - Tennessee.



    The items in red above are things I will be adding....
  9. Thread: TenderFoot

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    Thanks. 3rd place is good; I don't want to...

    Thanks. 3rd place is good; I don't want to discount that.

    I want to get the truck to a point where I have nothing to blame for a bad performance but my driving. Some money and some time should...
  10. Thread: TenderFoot

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    So, I finished the 2017 Series tied for 3rd. Not...

    So, I finished the 2017 Series tied for 3rd. Not bad, but should have done better.

    I have things I need to work on in both my driving and this rig. Plans are to campaign this rig again for 2018;...
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    Success! Not as in actually winning, or even...

    Success! Not as in actually winning, or even finishing on the podium, but success as in nothing was broken. lmao

    I got through all 30 gates without flopping over once. That in itself is...
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    That would be a problem.

    That would be a problem.
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    Here is a link to the manual: RC4WD R3 2-speed...

    Here is a link to the manual: RC4WD R3 2-speed Transmission Manual.

    See if that helps with knowing what all is in there.

    Does the transmission output shaft rotate when you turn the...
  14. Thread: pROCKtor

    by btoungette
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    pROCKtor

    Let's start another build. Why not?

    Well, it has actually been around a few months already. I quickly built this truck in order to do some product testing for my friends at RC4WD back early in...
  15. 1.55 GoodYear MT/R compared to stock TF2 1.55 Mud Thrashers

    Does anyone have the ability to show a side-by-side comparison of these two tires?

    1.55 GoodYear MT/R and the 1.55 Mud Thrashers?

    Looking for real world height differences.

    Thanks.
  16. These are showing up as "Product Not Available"...

    These are showing up as "Product Not Available" on the store site. Error? Or, are they really not available?
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    I worked on this rig a week or so ago and then...

    I worked on this rig a week or so ago and then went on vacation without sharing... So, here we go.

    I repaired the fender break with some trusty Bondene, and used some parts tree scrap for some...
  18. Thread: TenderFoot

    by btoungette
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    Thanks. I agree, practice is crucial to...

    Thanks.

    I agree, practice is crucial to keeping sharp. I keep telling the guy leading our series that he crawls all the time, and it shows in the comps. Trigger time is very important,...
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    ROCK & ROLL... that's the phrase that I think of...

    ROCK & ROLL... that's the phrase that I think of when thinking of Round #7, and the debut of agentORANGE. It's sad really...

    Well, we will chalk that last-place fiasco up to a testing round. The...
  20. Thread: TenderFoot

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    Round #7 was not as bad as recent outings -...

    Round #7 was not as bad as recent outings - managed a 2nd place finish, which is always good, but I am now mathematically eliminated from a chance at winning the 2017 Championship. That sucks. I...
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    I had a very productive weekend with checking...

    I had a very productive weekend with checking several items off the to-do list.

    Late last week, I got a couple items off the list - new RC4WD 98 mm aluminum links for the lower links and RC4WD...
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    I worked through some items on my list to get...

    I worked through some items on my list to get this rig ready for Round #7 of the 2017 Series.

    Someone's got to drive... so, I tried to find someone that would fit the bill. There were a few...
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    I found a little time to complete some body mods...

    I found a little time to complete some body mods -the rear fender openings. Those needed to be enlarged to allow the rear axle to flex without the tire hitting the body.

    I made a template by...
  24. Thread: TenderFoot

    by btoungette
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    I added some reinforcement to the crack. I used...

    I added some reinforcement to the crack. I used some parts-tree material & Bondene to add a little material to reinforce the area after removing some paint with sandpaper. It's been drying over the...
  25. Thread: TenderFoot

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    I worked some on repairing the cracked body. It...

    I worked some on repairing the cracked body. It was not a clean break. It looked like it had cracked and then the plastic was stressed then broke further. The inside of the crack was partially...
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