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Old 12-03-2009, 09:04 PM
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I'm nearing completion of my 1/6 scale Ford Ranger. It uses a BF Xtreme chassis extended to fit the body, which I took from an Artin RC I bought off ebay.
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It started life as a toy RC tuner.
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It had a sticker on it that identified it as an "Offroad Tuner", which gave me a good laugh.
Old 12-13-2009, 08:55 PM
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Default RE: 1/6 Tamiya Ranger

Looking good!

We need to get this forum going again...
Old 12-14-2009, 02:55 PM
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Yeah, there wasn't much going on, so everyone stopped checking.
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Got some replacement tires and wheels so I can put those ones back on my Sledghammer. I bought a set of Imex G-hawgs with Tamiya CR01 pentagram wheels to go with it. I'm thinking that the larger tires will look a bit better on it than the dirt hawgs.
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nice build mate!
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Thanks.
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Got some replacement tires and wheels so I can put those ones back on my Sledghammer. I bought a set of Imex G-hawgs with Tamiya CR01 pentagram wheels to go with it. I'm thinking that the larger tires will look a bit better on it than the dirt hawgs.
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Got some replacement tires and wheels so I can put those ones back on my Sledghammer. I bought a set of Imex G-hawgs with Tamiya CR01 pentagram wheels to go with it. I'm thinking that the larger tires will look a bit better on it than the dirt hawgs.
LOL, I guess I forgot to update the thread here on RCU.[sm=lol.gif]




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lol, it looks much better with the bigger tires.


one question what did you use to make a chassis? i want to do a custom chassis on my bf xtreme
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Got some replacement tires and wheels so I can put those ones back on my Sledghammer. I bought a set of Imex G-hawgs with Tamiya CR01 pentagram wheels to go with it. I'm thinking that the larger tires will look a bit better on it than the dirt hawgs.
LOL, I guess I forgot to update the thread here on RCU.[sm=lol.gif]




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lol, it looks much better with the bigger tires.


one question what did you use to make a chassis? i want to do a custom chassis on my bf xtreme

Thanks. I used some thin steel sheet metal that I had laying around my basement with aluminum crossmembers. If I were to do it again, though, I'd use about 2mm aluminum. It would have been faster and easier to cut, and be lighter and more rigid(since it's a bit thicker.). I used a mounted band saw to cut it out.




To fit the body, I stretched the chassis to a 17" wheelbase. The longer wheelbase really affects performance, it's much more stable steering at high speeds. It can't even do donuts very well anymore.

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