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Old 07-28-2011, 08:43 AM
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FG Off-road Beetle vs FG Monster Beetle?
What are the differences besides wheels/tires and maybe ride height? I can't tell... I have the chance to get an Off-road Beetle but I always wanted a Monster Beetle, if they are the same then i might go for it and end up getting Monster Wheels down the road.
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Old 07-28-2011, 10:59 AM
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I think the only difference is one has 8 schocks and side mt rails and mt tires. Because ones the monster beetle and the other is monster beetle pro. the pro is the mt setup with beetle body and the other is the marder with mt wheels and beetle body.
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Old 07-29-2011, 03:57 AM
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The monster beetle is a marder with the bigger tires and the bug body.

The off-road beetle is a marder wtih the bug body and the undertray. The body is a different version of the bug and will not work with the monster tires unless you cut off the fenders.

If you want to convert the beetle, you will have to remove the undertray get a new body and wheels. Probably will need different body posts also. May be cheaper for you to just get the Monster Beetle up front.
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Old 07-29-2011, 07:27 AM
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Default RE: Differences between 2 FG Beetles?

Thanks fort he input so far but I think I was not clear enough in my initial question. Here are the links so the models I speak of.

Beetle Off-roa
https://www.fg-onlineshop.de/ItemDet...=0&webi=0&pr=0

and the other one is pretty much the MT with a beetle shell but the link is to an MT.
https://www.fg-onlineshop.de/ItemDet...=0&webi=0&pr=0
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I think the only difference might be the wheels and may be the gearing since the truck runs taller tires and body mounts.
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Default RE: Differences between 2 FG Beetles?

Same bug just sold on ebay for $540, it was the 4WD version with 3 tanks ran, looked real good, I was going to snipe it, but fell asleep early.. :> Oh well....
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I have a feeling pic's of that Bug will show up very shortly....
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Same bug just sold on ebay for $540, it was the 4WD version with 3 tanks ran, looked real good, I was going to snipe it, but fell asleep early.. :> Oh well....
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DAM! Was that you???? you lucky dog you!
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Both the beetle and the MT are the same platform. The MT has different side plates and the tires. Gears are probably different.

Besides that you may need some body posts and a different front shock tower.
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I have a feeling pic's of that Bug will show up very shortly....
Damn, I was keeping it on the down low...

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I swear between Noyb and Buzz, Home Depot has got to be running low on storage shelves. I think you guys are keeping that company in business!
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actually i was bidding on it and DJ outbid me... Evil!
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actually i was bidding on it and DJ outbid me... Evil!
Oh, come on...I pinged you about it before I bid...you still alright with me. You just have a slow ISP, LOL!

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