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Old 09-04-2017, 02:46 PM
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Default E-Firestorm Sandrail/Baja type Build

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Old 09-05-2017, 03:28 AM
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I love the roll cage look. Redcat/FTX 1/8 cage? Do tell.
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Old 09-07-2017, 04:02 PM
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HK Desert Fox. It was so cheap I thought I'd give it a go and see if it would fit.

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I love the roll cage look. Redcat/FTX 1/8 cage? Do tell.

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Made a temporary body but I quite like the look. I'll take it for a test run tomorrow and decide what shocks and wheels to get. I think 1.9 wheels look good but I may get 2.2 with short course tyres. Anyone know where I can get belted 1.9 tyres?

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Old 09-10-2017, 02:16 PM
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I had a street legal on/off road sand rail once.. but it never looked this aggressive ! This thing looks like a beast !
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Nice, I had a Baja Beetle about 24 years ago. Didn't have it that long, sold it and bought a Chevy Impala Low Rider.


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Raised the suspension and added 1.9's to make it look more scale.

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Old 10-24-2017, 11:47 AM
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Made a wide front shock tower using the bottom of the original front and top of the rear tower. I'll get a radiator or intercooler for in front of the shock tower.


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The body panels are pretty much finished, just decals left to do
I took it for a run with the 1.9's and it was not so good, so back to the 2.2's.


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Added lights front and rear. I think I'll get two big round lights for the front near the hood.



Not sure quite what to do with the rear yet, maybe a scale engine and exhausts?


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...I took it for a run with the 1.9's and it was not so good, so back to the 2.2's....
Man, I loved the look of the 1.9s too. Did they not perform the way that you wanted them to?
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No mate they were very poor, but they were cheap. I'll definitely try some quality 1.9 wheels and tyres when I get the money, I'd like to try some short course wheels and tyres too.

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