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Old 03-30-2002, 01:20 AM
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DOES ANYONE KNOW WHERE I CAN FIND GOOD 1/8 TRUCK BODIES? I CAN FIND A TON FOR 1/10 SCALE. WHAT ABOUT FOR 1/8 SCALE???I HAVE A NITRO QUAKE. THANKS FOR ANY HELP!
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Old 03-30-2002, 05:37 AM
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I have fitted a body that is for the T-Maxx on my Nitro Quake, it is a Pro Line Humm Vee Urban. It is made from .060 Lexan which is a real plus over the stock Quake body. The front body posts will fit ok, but you will need to modify the rear by adding a support piece across the body posts..........It looks good and also has better clearance of the tires when the chassis bottoms out with the wheels turned than the Original Quake body.................
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Old 04-09-2002, 05:33 AM
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Default 1/8 Scale Truck Bodies

From what I have seen, there aren't any! What I would recommend is find out the wheelbase of your truck and match it to the body style you want. You may have to do a liitle searching, tho, for a 1/8th scale.

Most trucks have about a 12" wb, but you can get away with a body with 11"wb.

HPI & Atomik (tower hobbies) make a couple that fit the bill. Tho, both are Ford, one is an F-150 and the other is an F-350.

Don't feel too bad, I'm looking for a Dodge Ram....one that looks realistic, that has at least an 11"wb.

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Old 04-09-2002, 11:51 AM
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Default I used a 1/10 too

I used the Proline cadialiac escalade body for my TXT-1...come with body mounts and everyting....sure makes the truck look bigger
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Old 04-10-2002, 01:00 AM
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Default 1/8 Scale Truck Bodies

I did manage to find a 1/8 scale truck body. It's a Ford F-150, with a 13" wheelbase! BUT, I forgot where I saw it. I'll look for it.
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Old 04-24-2002, 11:32 AM
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Default 1/8 Scale Truck Bodies

I use a chevy suberban 1/10 scale, on my nitro quake, with a remote glow, by kavan in the back,so I don't have to remove the body to glow up.This look's and work's great. Thank's Ken
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Default 1/8 Scale Truck Bodies

I've got an OFNA Monster Pirate body on my N.Q. Got it real cheap on eBay. Looks much better than the original.
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