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Posted By Frederik_b

Thanks buddy!! Appreciate the kind words! :D

Thanks buddy!! Appreciate the kind words! :D
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Soooo I did not post much lately but did made...

Soooo I did not post much lately but did made some progress. I made me some mirrors :)


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Made some progress on the body details and...

Made some progress on the body details and interior.

-Put some clear on the paint
-Black trim around windows
-door handles, painted bumpers and wing
-detailed the dash
-Put some sintra (the...
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The front windows always bothered me with how...

The front windows always bothered me with how they had a huge window trim at the bottom, making the window look much smaller than what it should, so I took the knife and removed what I did not like....
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I got a bit closer to painting by actually...

I got a bit closer to painting by actually installing the bumpers and wind with bolts instead of tacky dots :laughing: I just used M2 bolts all around, had to shim to get the right angle. And I put a...
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So here is another small update with too many...

So here is another small update with too many pics for not that much progress lol



I made some brackets to locate and hold the batteries in place. Still need to add a top plate attached to the...
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Posted By Frederik_b

Funny these are the exact tires I run in the back...

Funny these are the exact tires I run in the back of mine!

So I decided the grille really needed the small pieces on the sides, glad I put them it looks nicer! And I put a small blank oval to...
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Posted By Frederik_b

So I started with a properly shaped blank and...

So I started with a properly shaped blank and drilled some eyeballs, cut a grille opening:


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Searching for a material for the grille pieces, I found tie wraps just...
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Small update! I did some sintra work, I wanted to...

Small update! I did some sintra work, I wanted to try doing some good enough seats. Since the batteries are two 1s cells one each side of the transmission tunnel, I am making seats that will somewhat...
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Posted By Frederik_b

So now that I overheated the Tamiya sport tuned...

So now that I overheated the Tamiya sport tuned motor, I installed the castle 3400kv 4 pole motor. I had to drill a hole through the firewall to pass the motor wires and also the servo cable while at...
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Posted By Frederik_b

So I finished mounting the 380 sized motor, put...

So I finished mounting the 380 sized motor, put batteries in and took it for a ride at the park :) See how small compared to a stock motor.

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So I have not worked on seats yet, but there was...

So I have not worked on seats yet, but there was something with the motor sitting just a bit too high to have a realistic fake engine position (it would touch the hood!). That and the fact the 540...
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I removed the Toyota logo on the 3d printed...

I removed the Toyota logo on the 3d printed engine, and put some color on it. Still need at least one coat on the head but looks kind of cool I think! I tried to grind down the underside of the motor...
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Well the driving is not on point, spinning out...

Well the driving is not on point, spinning out all the time (I was using hard rubber tires to test on tarmac). But it is a cool spot to practice, a long semi-straight and inclined stretch and then a...
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Some pictures of the undercarriage body damage,...

Some pictures of the undercarriage body damage, only paint damage in fact. The rocks were a bit too big to go and drift around the first time, before I made a track with the broom, removing the...
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Posted By Frederik_b

I did run it in the dirt! Made a quick simple...

I did run it in the dirt! Made a quick simple course in the driveway and tried to control the thing. It is quite a handful! But getting better at it (the last practice non on film I was driving...
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Then decided to get rid of all the holes and...

Then decided to get rid of all the holes and cracks (misadjusted parts!) in the floor, so I can get it closer to run in the dirt without the dirt making it inside everything. So I used this stuff...
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Some update of the recent progress! Well not so...

Some update of the recent progress! Well not so recent, like over a year hahaha :)

Here I started assembling even if the paint was not 100% hard. I could see the bolts work the paint, but I kept...
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Posted By Frederik_b

Made some progress on this, and even started...

Made some progress on this, and even started painting the chassis !


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Posted By Frederik_b

double post

double post
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I am just back from the garage doing the other...

I am just back from the garage doing the other side tub, and cutting the side plate to shape. Car starting to look more put together, it is nice to see the chassis have some inside space with the...
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double post again

double post again
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Posted By Frederik_b

Last night I made some progress on.. don't know...

Last night I made some progress on.. don't know how to call it.. how do you call the rear door cards on a 2 doors car ?? :)


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Tonight I made the second wheel tub vertical...

Tonight I made the second wheel tub vertical piece, and also I made the rounded shape of the tub for the first one :) pretty pleased! The brazing is pretty harsh but I am a complete brazing noob...
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Posted By Frederik_b

Why does the pictures now always show as...

Why does the pictures now always show as thumbnails?? It kind of sucks to have to click them all to see the pic, and not see them right away just like it was before. I don't think I am embedding them...
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