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04-02-2011, 12:28 PM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Took me sometime on that one. The one im currently working on is even more so detailed but not so much that its making me pull what little hair i have out yet. Been working on some practice boards to...
03-31-2011, 07:38 PM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Yeah went to watch tonight since mine is in pieces waiting on some aluminum sheeting to get in so i can cut a new rear tower since i changed my mount over to the Ve8 mount and wing for my redcat.
03-31-2011, 08:24 AM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Started laying out my new design on the jconcepts platform.
Going to do a playing card theme.

Project name The gambler,

All spade cards used. Spade over the top of roof front nose rear and...
03-31-2011, 06:57 AM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Vorza was a little wider, the jconcepts is a good fit to get it on you have to pull the sides in the front out since redcat has the wide upper brace for the steering plate.
03-16-2011, 09:42 AM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

The fact he know the buggy and didnt know me and all he did was see the set up and told me i couldnt pissed me off. I took second the tekin is a little punch happy for the dry track and my tires are...
03-15-2011, 07:04 PM
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Posted By JTuepker1

RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Ok at the indoor track tonight i get out my redcat and start a few practice laps to see how the traction is and the man who runs the place comes over and tells me I cant run it unless i run it in the...
03-15-2011, 08:21 AM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

We have had three practice nights so far. I went through and changed over to stainless on the rest now. Took me forever to find the stainless on for the hubs, lundfords 6 bucks a screw. All metal to...
03-14-2011, 03:24 PM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Finally finished 3 hours and 12 more minutes to complete. My hair dryer is dead too from flash drying the colors.

I did have one spot on the roof that is screwed up that im not happy with but was...
03-14-2011, 11:43 AM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Thank you i come from an automotive background growing up so painting and masking is part but did have some thin line tape that bleed but hell water colors are easy to fix, small fine point stiff...
03-14-2011, 08:31 AM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

few pics as the body is coming along. Took me almost 7 hours to mask and tape off all my sections for colors. Painting and peeling a section to expose the next section. Have a few items i didnt put...
03-10-2011, 10:35 AM
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Posted By JTuepker1

RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Ok had a friend asking me about it. he seen the video you posted and it shows the wider body and he was afraid of contact.
03-10-2011, 09:30 AM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Formula87 have you had any issues with that body with the rear suspension on lading and rubbing the tires.
03-10-2011, 09:29 AM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Like the colors. Mine is going with Parma Key lime green metallic, silver, white, black and with a few neon green hints. Skulls, and a spash designwill layout and take some nice pics of the body...
03-09-2011, 11:21 AM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Im just waiting for one of my paint mask to come in to start mine. Will be about a 2 or 3 day painter with all the skull details ill be adding in. Have three of these bodies to paint. Other 2 ill...
03-08-2011, 07:56 PM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Forgot one of the best pics. The front little nose piece.




Painted ones to follow this weekend. 5 colors and hopefully a good design.
03-08-2011, 07:41 PM
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Posted By JTuepker1

RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Update with pics, I went and got me a jconcept Ve8 body same as the hot bodies just a different look. Its the high flow version jconcepts number is 0100. No fitment issues really. I did copy the...
02-28-2011, 12:17 PM
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Posted By JTuepker1

RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Seen that, hence why i went with the Ve8 body basic same design as hpi and hot bodies are pretty much the same company. The ve8 body is a little more streamline they also have jconcepts for the ve8.
02-28-2011, 12:07 PM
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RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Took them back as the hobby shop pissed me off. I went with a Ve8 body for Hot bodies buggy. Im at work currently might be able to get a pic up tonight. Seems now that the weather is nicer i never...
02-24-2011, 08:40 AM
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Posted By JTuepker1

RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Did you try the electric or the nitro version, cause the electric one fits pretty good the nitro i noticed was a little wider
02-23-2011, 10:07 AM
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Posted By JTuepker1

RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Off to ebay they go. One with some work could fit but not worth the hassle, and you would have some spaces that stuff could get in. Hada kid up there with a losi eight 2.0 electric there and the body...
02-22-2011, 08:53 AM
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Posted By JTuepker1

RE: Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Will do they should be in tomorrow. Had to pay for them to get them ordered. If they dont fit, ill paint them up and ebay them.
02-22-2011, 07:41 AM
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Posted By JTuepker1

Other bodies that fit backdraft 8e

Looking to see if anyone here has tried on different manufacturers bodies on there backdraft 8e to see if they fit. I ordered a Xray 808e and an Ofna Ultra body to see if they will fit. I talked tot...
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