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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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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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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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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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Posted By Frederik_b

So I had to veer off a bit of the cage and work...

So I had to veer off a bit of the cage and work on the rear tubs.. spent a few hours trying to find the best shape. Thing is while at it I thought I should correct the shocks placement and put them...
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Doh! double post

Doh! double post
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Made some tests for roll cage design, only mock...

Made some tests for roll cage design, only mock ups using solder wire and tape. The design will change but it helps gets the ideas coming and refining. Can't start the rear part yet since the wheel...
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Posted By Frederik_b

And just for fun a couple pics with the latest...

And just for fun a couple pics with the latest 1.55s I just got :)


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Triple post

Triple post
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Double post

Double post
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Posted By Frederik_b

I made the second side last night, went pretty...

I made the second side last night, went pretty good and the result looks better than the first so I guess I am improving somewhat :)

Nice to not have holes in there anymore! Next is to do rear...
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Last night I made the front fender thingy, the...

Last night I made the front fender thingy, the rounded part that protrudes inside the car and allows the wheels to turn. So I have one less hole in the floor now!

Started with a brake cleaner...
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I got the car to my office where we have a...

I got the car to my office where we have a precision scale and it now weigh in at 4.3 lbs, functional with battery and all. Also there are larger areas of carpet at the office, more grip and speed :)...
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I did not do much progress lately, but I do take...

I did not do much progress lately, but I do take it out from time to time for a spin (I think that's the right word lol!)

I accidentally went over an angled cardboard and was surprised how easy it...
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Did some practice tonight, I'm getting better at...

Did some practice tonight, I'm getting better at keeping the car in control, placed the battery for 50-50 weight distribution, and played with different tires. Ended up with the same tamiya rally...
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I did another vid this morning, slow motion of...

I did another vid this morning, slow motion of the suspension when dropping the car on the table from a few inches. Probably need to replace the pistons in the rear shocks for a bit more damping, and...
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Posted By Frederik_b

Made a vid in the garage, it is painted plywood...

Made a vid in the garage, it is painted plywood so it slips wayy to much... kind of hard to have the suspension work when there is no grip. It is quite a handful to drive lol especially since the...
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Posted By Frederik_b

Hey there thanks for your nice comment! I did not...

Hey there thanks for your nice comment! I did not quite keep this thread up to speed with the build, here are the last updates, I am copying them from another thread, the timing might sound funny but...
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Posted By Frederik_b

Last night I continued the steering in the rear...

Last night I continued the steering in the rear (lol strange to say!) I made two blocks, with one small hole halfway through, size of the sheat, and another tiny hole going through just the size of...
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Wow that was a long time without updates! We...

Wow that was a long time without updates! We moved house this summer so did not have much time for hobby, but things have settled now and I have my new hobby area ready to continue :) It is a large...
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Small update! I made a new front beam, the...

Small update! I made a new front beam, the aluminum one was not far forward enough to bolt the skid plate to it, so I made one out of steel. It looks much nicer too, but quite heavier than the alu...
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Posted By Frederik_b

I re-uploaded the first outside run video in HD,...

I re-uploaded the first outside run video in HD, the first upload was really crappy quality, on that last one you can see much better how the suspension works! I think once the battery is at the...
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