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10-01-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By PBJT

RE: Shoot em!

Some nice pics guys.

Here is a few of mine.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v70/princess29/marderapr11.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v70/princess29/IMGP2847.jpg

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03-06-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By PBJT

RE: That Was My Idea!

It is nothing new, been building my own cable starts for years.

PBJT
03-03-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,868
Posted By PBJT

RE: FG Monster stretch?

Yeah it is welded. We cut it in half and added 3 inches. Both my fgs have 4 inches of plate under it that you can see in the underside picture, to keep the back from flexing because I use to break...
03-02-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,868
Posted By PBJT

RE: FG Monster stretch?

Finnaly got around to it. I decided I liked the monster truck too much the way it was but hated how the marder turned so I built the stretch with the marder stuff.

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01-04-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By PBJT

RE: Looking to renew interest in my FG MT

Perfect advise above IMO. Mine sat for 1.5 years, but lost the batteries after the 1st run (2 dead cells out of 5) No other issues. As far as 4wd. I tried it and found the idea was great but did...
01-03-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,576
Posted By PBJT

12-31-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By PBJT

RE: Samba or Jetpro?

Tizdaz, I am making the same disicion. I have a FG MT and had a ddm torque pipe. I really liked the pipe but I bashed hard and had a tonne of fun but the pipe was too ridgid and exposed making...
12-30-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,868
Posted By PBJT

RE: FG Monster stretch?

Thanks for the replies. I was thinking about 3 inches but splcrazy mentioned 8 inchs. According to some quick research the 5T is about 3 1/4 inches longer wheel base...So what amount of stretch...
12-29-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,868
Posted By PBJT

FG Monster stretch?

I have an extra fg off road belly pan and was thinking of adding a few inches to it. But after a bit of research I found that Baja people can get a shorty chassi so maybe stretching has no benifit. ...
12-18-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By PBJT

RE: driving in snow...what should i do?

With the Marder all I ever did was make sure the antenna wire was sealed out the electonics box and outerwear on the air filter. The guys with bajas only put outerwears on the airfilters.

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12-05-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By PBJT

RE: Hi From Holland

Nice bunch of cars. Good to hear you have raised you son so well since he runs the FGs ;)

Pete
11-13-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,203
Posted By PBJT

RE: Got the Baja Engine rebuild blues!

I have the same problem, I rebuild em, nice clean table, all like I should and it works like crap...Give em to a friend, he rebuilds them in the dirt basically with no torqing and they last and...
11-06-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By PBJT

RE: Anybody seen this or know who made it?

These pics are from 2003, prior to the tuned pipe, and brakes. The machine handled bumps well but did not have any caster built in to frt suspension to tilt the frt wheels in a turn. My friend...
11-05-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By PBJT

RE: Anybody seen this or know who made it?

Yes I have seen it, driven it and also driven over the owner with it (nothing a few stiches couldn't have fixed) But good luck getting a hold of him. Was a great friend but.... Maybe I can help...
10-24-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By PBJT

RE: sandrail pics

Really nice look, stance is perfect. Also nice seing some paint worn off cause its used.

PBJT
10-23-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,083
Posted By PBJT

RE: What is the toughest 5th scale platform?

Check out this Monster Jam Video.....HPI Baja's can land a jump.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrzuSw1UM_M

In response to the OP, my vote out of the box is FG but anything will break if...
01-03-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By PBJT

RE: How do I RC child's ATV?

Large scale servo solution from a friend of mine.

His buggy. http://www.fieroaddiction.com/buggy.html

Servo how to http://www.fieroaddiction.com/servo.html

PBJT
10-26-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By PBJT

RE: Large scale jumping Video!

Yeah it was Tillsonburg. Fun but not forgiving, needed a press to straighten my allumin belly pan after that night, you can see me lawn dart the FG Marder. :D

PBJT
10-26-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By PBJT

RE: Large scale jumping Video!

We have a tonne of fun and with the soft sand pit we generally don't break anything. But that indoor motorcross arena was hard on parts!!!

PBJT
10-20-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By PBJT

Large scale jumping Video!

A friend of mine made up this video, though I would share it with yous.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05qK7pSdAPk

PBJT
10-13-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,310
Posted By PBJT

RE: fg monster truck or redcat mt5

No, I had to make adaptors to run redcat tires on my FG.

PBJT
10-11-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,310
Posted By PBJT

RE: fg monster truck or redcat mt5

The rampage wheels are much better for traction all around. Climbing effortlessly on hills I could never climb before. I really never have to go rescue the truck cause it buried the rear wheel in...
10-08-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,310
Posted By PBJT

RE: fg monster truck or redcat mt5

I run my fg MT with a redcat, the redcat is a good machine but no FG. I put redcat wheels on my fg and can perform and climb just as well. 4X4 is not too helpfull climbing cause the frt wheels...
08-20-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,969
Posted By PBJT

RE: So..who will be the first to mount Rampage wheels on thier FG MT?

When I made them I used a small hand held pipe bender and made them extra long so I cut them after they were bent up to the length I wanted. They are double bar as you can see, the frt bar sits on...
08-18-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,969
Posted By PBJT

RE: So..who will be the first to mount Rampage wheels on thier FG MT?

The rampage tires work amazing. Like I mentioned before I use to quite often have to go and pick up my truck cause it buried the rear tires in the dirt. Not any longer.....hills I could not dream...
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