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Old 05-02-2007, 04:57 PM
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Well if you can ID this body ..... You'll get the old schooler Body ID award ..... It measures about 7 1/2" wide and 12 1/4" long ... my guess is that it is an aftermarket body but no idea what it was made for (but it looks decent on my Baja King, RC10, and even the 10T). Just like to know what it is, so if ya know please help me out !!!
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Old 05-02-2007, 05:28 PM
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Yes. I think that would be some great info to post here..


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If anyone is interested I found a way to get B4 CVDs to fit the Gold Pan RC10 by modifying the rear arm mounts and using the rear arms from the new Traxxas bandit. You also need to use B4 rims otherwise the rear wheels have a wider stance than stock, using B4 rims will get you almost the exact same offset before the mod.
Cool ... I'll get some pics of the mod here when I finish it ... it's a back burner project for now. Only thing I have done is modify the rear arm mounts. I need to get another set of B4 CVDs. The only ones I have are on my B4, but I can use them to show the mod as well as the wheels/tires. I just have too many other things I wanna do before getting to the old gold pans again.
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Old 05-03-2007, 09:52 AM
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i dont think im gonna win the award for identifying this body but it does look like some kind of a parma body.as i have one that looks similar to it.it looks very short though.
good luck identifying it though.
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Old 05-03-2007, 03:57 PM
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Well if you can ID this body ..... You'll get the old schooler Body ID award ..... It measures about 7 1/2" wide and 12 1/4" long ... my guess is that it is an aftermarket body but no idea what it was made for (but it looks decent on my Baja King, RC10, and even the 10T). Just like to know what it is, so if ya know please help me out !!!
Looks like a body for the Yokomo YZ-834B. Kinda stubby.
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Old 05-03-2007, 07:35 PM
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Dude thanks a million !!! I googled the YZ-834B in google images and thats exactly what it is !!! Man I thought it was going to be a crap shoot trying to ID those 2 bodies .... but you guys came through !!!

Big Thanks to BDRMBULLY and RichieRich !!!!!
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Old 05-04-2007, 08:36 AM
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nice ultima richierich!! got any doubles of them silver rims you wanna sell me? i have the ultima with that body as well but i got the yellow rims.
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Old 05-07-2007, 10:43 PM
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just brought the old rc10t3 off the shelf was wondering if any of the t4 bodies can fit the t3 and if not any other body that can also any of the t4 parts fit the t3 thanks 4 the help will throw up the vid soon need a body
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Well if you can ID this body ..... You'll get the old schooler Body ID award ..... It measures about 7 1/2" wide and 12 1/4" long ... my guess is that it is an aftermarket body but no idea what it was made for (but it looks decent on my Baja King, RC10, and even the 10T). Just like to know what it is, so if ya know please help me out !!!

Looks like the SG Coyote body. It's and 80's italian race buggy that never took off.
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Old 05-10-2007, 01:02 PM
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T4 on a T3 (Body)

I placed a T4 body on a T3 with a slight modification. The way the hood goes down onto the posts does not permit enough clearance to clip the body on very good. With a heat gun I took off the body mount piece, placed a small piece of wood in the center, strapped the sides of the mount to pull them into the block of wood and then used a heat gun to heat it up. In the end, the body mount piece had a curve on the side uprights kinda like )( but not to that extreme. This made the posts stick outwards a little. At that point it was a perfect fit and since it was done with a heat gun it appeared "stock". The other option is to make an extension on the mounting posts to stick up further. The method I spoke of turned out great.

The T4 is quite a different truck. Not sure if much is interchangeable at all. Body can work.



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Old 05-11-2007, 07:00 AM
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thanks ron im just lookin for diffrent type bodies for the truck being that its hard 2 find a cool body 4 it
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Old 05-11-2007, 10:04 PM
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Looks like the SG Coyote body. It's and 80's italian race buggy that never took off.
Hey now, I had an SG Coyote back in the late 80s! Interesting buggy.

Anyway, I have a question - I have a vintage RC10 buggy, I've posted pics in here (a while ago, granted). It's got the old school gold shocks that are thinner in diameter compared to my Stampede big bore and Bosscat (which are as big of a dia as the Pede big bores, actually).

The RC10 shocks have adjustable pre-loads via a collar/screw setup, where you loosen the tiny screw, move the pre-load collar up/down, and tighten. I've stripped out one collar threading, another is close.

I'd really like to just get the pre-load plastic C-shaped spacers like my Bosscat and Pede shocks use. Problem is, the spacers for those are too big in diameter for the RC10.

Anyone have any links to where I can get the thinner ones for the RC10? Tower would be great...but I can't tell how big some of them are, or if they'd fit these older shocks.

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Old 05-12-2007, 09:52 AM
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just buy my auction.....
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?...9855&rd=1&rd=1
problem solved emann ?:@)
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Old 05-16-2007, 01:34 PM
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No love for this question (above) in the thread I created, so I'll add a bit more info here for you RC10 junkies:

I really don't like the screw/collar setup to hold the springs in place. I'd much rather use preload spacers that would fit. I can use a larger screw to fix my current issue, but I really want the spacers.

Best I can tell, my shock diameter is 3/8" or perhaps 7/16". (Tough to measure with a ruler and not a caliper). My Bosscat shocks, by comparison, are about 1/4".

Problem is, preload spacers I'm seeing on Tower dont' list spacer diameter. No idea if any of these would work or not:
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXJHV0&P=SM
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LX3020&P=SM
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Old 05-18-2007, 01:10 PM
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The latest addition to my collection.....

I've always loved the look of the old Kyosho Chevy 4x4, and I finally scored one after 23 years. Out of fear of running it and breaking pars, I built this..

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Old 05-18-2007, 06:14 PM
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Nice ..... if there are any Tamiya fans reading ... the '4WD Hot Shot' is being re-released. I always wanted one of those. Guess I can own a nice one now.
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Old 05-19-2007, 04:39 PM
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I haven't been on here for a while. Went garage sale-ing and picked up a Traxxas TRX-10 Bullet. Looks pretty danged good outside of the body.
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Old 05-23-2007, 10:20 AM
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my latest rebuild, optima mid SE LWB fully ball raced cleaned stripped n lubed....










comments welcome ?:@)
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Old 05-23-2007, 11:30 AM
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sweet, thats nice looking, good job
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Old 05-28-2007, 10:27 PM
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holy crap......
how do u guys find all these old parts?
i cant find a single thing for my b2
any one have eny ideas or tips?
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Old 05-28-2007, 11:27 PM
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uhhh get a new buggy ..... J/K

B2 parts are hard to find because it had a VERY short production run .. then the B3 was released. Ebay is your best bet. Grab a B2 and tear it down for parts. Also some parts from B3 will fit the B2 .... goto Associated's website and d/L the B3 and B2 manuals and compare part numbers.
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Old 06-01-2007, 02:34 AM
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This is by far the coolest RC10 Hot Trick 4WD conversion I have ever seen ..... I can only imagine what somebody on ebay would pay for this !!!!
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WOW. MIP 4wd and Hot Trick Stuff conversion. BIG doller car for sure

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This is by far the coolest RC10 Hot Trick 4WD conversion I have ever seen ..... I can only imagine what somebody on ebay would pay for this !!!!
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Wow. that's a really trick car. The prices for all RC10 stuff are really going up.
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Old 06-04-2007, 02:52 PM
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wow man.i can appreciate that as i have the ultima hot trick car.yours n mine side by side.
i saw recently a hot trick rc 10 go for almost 300 with no 4wd conversion.nice car btw. did you buy it like that or build it from piece by piece?
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Man I wish it was mine !!! It belongs to a friend of mine in Japan. I offered him lots of cash for it but he won't sell LOL !!! I even offered my entire collection, but he won't part ... he said it's like his child LOL !!! I told him he could have visitation rights .... LOL !!! He says he built it from a kit in the mid 80's .... he says the kit was almost more than buying any of the 4WDs that were coming out the the time. He still runs it ... with friends. They have a club with a bunch of old RC10s and various Tamiyas & Kyoshos. They have some really nice buggies. They race at Yatabe Arena in an off-road vintage class. He won't race the 4wd RC10 there ... only at a club track, but he runs a few Javelins and Optima Mids at Yatabe.

Here are some of his other buggies:
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