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    lol!! cool buddy! glad you like it! I see what...

    lol!! cool buddy! glad you like it! I see what you mean, and I guess mine is a compression strut, and the initial idea of installing the arm at the front would have been a tension strut (I guess!)
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    Thanks Lars!! What do you mean by compression or...

    Thanks Lars!! What do you mean by compression or tension by the way? I hope what you saw is what you were hoping to see hahahah :)

    I eyeballed the steering geometry and I think I'll be able to...
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    Tonight I tried to think of a way to do the sway...

    Tonight I tried to think of a way to do the sway bar/triangulating arm combo like stock escorts but I was unable to find a way to attatch my big piano wire to the middle of the control arm. The...
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    Update! I thought I would have to use the tamiya...

    Update! I thought I would have to use the tamiya avante ball links instead of the RW4WD ones, but they ended up giving just the right amount of movement, provided the arms are short enough to give...
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    Thanks a lot buddy! I appreciate the comments, I...

    Thanks a lot buddy! I appreciate the comments, I might not be able to work on it this week but I am refining the plan in my head while stuck in traffic and other low CPU activity :) I am currently...
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    I found out the weight of a tamiya tb-01 rally,...

    I found out the weight of a tamiya tb-01 rally, from rcuniverse tb-01 resource thread:


    Weight Fully Equipped: 1775g (including TP-S3003 servo, CPR Unit, motor, RC2400SP battery)
    Mine: 4lbs =...
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    Just weighed it with on board all parts I could...

    Just weighed it with on board all parts I could think of that will be used, it currently weigh at 4 lbs which is not all that bad I think :) I left the masking tape body shim in there just to account...
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    Tonight I made some progress on the front struts...

    Tonight I made some progress on the front struts (well only one side!) I made the upper mount, and also redid the strut itself better, with an extra untrimmed piece where I will attatch the steering...
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    And another "pretend that there is more done than...

    And another "pretend that there is more done than there actually is" mock up pic :) the strut assembly mocked up under the fender:
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    Tonight I made some progress on the front of the...

    Tonight I made some progress on the front of the chassis. I bent some sheetmetal to form a beam the same inner size as the frame flatbar, and plugged the end with a small piece of the same flatbar so...
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    Thanks!! :) I just received the Traxxas...

    Thanks!! :)


    I just received the Traxxas E-revo 1/16 diff (part number 7078). I will eventually try to fit it in the SDI axle, not right now though but I thought I would show you a preview.

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    Not really an update, but it's been a while since...

    Not really an update, but it's been a while since I included the front parts previously made with the newer chassis, so here are some mockups of the parts, held together by magnets. Should give you...
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    Yes, much more space, I did not think I would...

    Yes, much more space, I did not think I would have enough suspension travel with those losi mini late shocks but it seems like I have plenty!
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    I found some thicker piano wire I want to use for...

    I found some thicker piano wire I want to use for the front track arms, can't wait to get there. Still quite some work though before I can do that!


    I have uploaded my videos to youtube instead...
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    Thanks Preston! I hope it will be robust enough...

    Thanks Preston! I hope it will be robust enough for the weight it is going to be when everything is done!

    Except for what's in my head I don't have new drawings for the front, in fact I used to...
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    Here is an update of what I did last night! I...

    Here is an update of what I did last night! I was eager to complete the rear before going to bed! :banana: I think the aluminum L pieces for the watts linkage look out of place, I will re-do them...
  17. Hey Preson! Great stance and I love the...

    Hey Preson! Great stance and I love the suspension action pics.

    Did you do some progress on the lights lenses? Like grinding them down in diameter to fit your buckets?

    Also I was wondering if...
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    Hahaha yes thank you Lars for following :)...

    Hahaha yes thank you Lars for following :) discussions with you are always much appreciated!


    I should have a real update tomorrow night, :) but in the meantime I just ordered an extra set of 4...
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    It is a good thing you are following hahaha :)...

    It is a good thing you are following hahaha :) otherwise I would be doing a monologue!



    I got a back up shell from a buddy, in case the mk2 breaks, or just because, to swap styles :) I was glad...
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    Small update! It did not end up...

    Small update!






    It did not end up like I wanted but I made the watt's linkage.
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    Hey Lars!!! Can't wait to see that dogbox in...

    Hey Lars!!! Can't wait to see that dogbox in action! :)

    In another line of thoughts, was thinking it would be cool as hell to have an engaging clutch with a channel on a servo, making it possible...
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    Nice swing arms and diff setup! Kind of like old...

    Nice swing arms and diff setup! Kind of like old Volskwagen. Are the bearings holding the shafts on the arms swivel to allow shaft angle relative to swing arm, or are they fixed type? If fixed does...
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    Hey Lars! Nice to see some update! How though do...

    Hey Lars! Nice to see some update! How though do you think those diffs are? It looks like a plastic housing FG diff, I use one on my custom impreza for the front (and metal in the rear).

    regarding...
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    At first I thought maybe he meant he had a 1:1...

    At first I thought maybe he meant he had a 1:1 mk2 :) or maybe he is a spammer, but I too kind of doubt he got an rc car just like my escort :)
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    Well the wheels are really important for the...

    Well the wheels are really important for the overall look but I got so many different wheels already (various m chassis tires and wheels, even wide m wheels and front f103 tired that can fit on, etc)...
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