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post #16 of 28 Old 07-17-2013, 04:55 PM
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seeing that is gonna make me get back into rc's.. that little thing is freaking awesome!


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post #17 of 28 Old 07-17-2013, 05:49 PM Thread Starter
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Hahahahaha sorry for costing you thousands in the future! And thanks! I'll update it either tonight or this weekend

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post #18 of 28 Old 07-17-2013, 07:09 PM
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Hahahahaha sorry for costing you thousands in the future! And thanks! I'll update it either tonight or this weekend
I had a Traxxas Revo 3.3 and put over 1k into it and wished I would have went with electric from the beginning.

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post #19 of 28 Old 08-09-2013, 07:28 PM Thread Starter
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Haven't had time to work on it lately due to this new addition



I finally went down and worked on it some tonight though. I cut the hood away from the grill, and started making the grill thicker for the radiator.





While the grill is drying, I started working on the removable firewall to hide my electronics behind!
open space for electronics:


firewall to cover them:

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post #20 of 28 Old 09-16-2013, 03:59 PM
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Haven't had time to work on it lately due to this new addition

I finally went down and worked on it some tonight though. I cut the hood away from the grill, and started making the grill thicker for the radiator.


While the grill is drying, I started working on the removable firewall to hide my electronics behind!
open space for electronics:
How exactly are you making all this stuff for your crawler? Like what are you using to make the radiator and the grill thicker and all that?
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post #21 of 28 Old 09-16-2013, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
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All the white plastic stuff is called styrene. Hobby shops sell it in all kinda of sizes.

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post #22 of 28 Old 09-16-2013, 10:10 PM Thread Starter
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Here is my radiator:




Stopped by hobby lobby for some hinges for the hood:



What good is that hemi if it can't exhale?



Similar to my 1:1 with just a turndown after the skid, but tucked up high to stay out of the rocks.


Space between the motor and radiator is required for tr steering servo, so to help the hemi breathe and take up some space I'm thinking this is how I'm gonna do the air filter.


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post #23 of 28 Old 09-26-2013, 01:30 PM Thread Starter
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worked on the inner fenders today


radiator is mounted, and removable!

reusing the stock front bumper to hold the grill in place, also looks like my 1:1 bumper with the ends cut down.

IT'S GETTING CLOSE!!

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post #24 of 28 Old 11-19-2013, 08:50 PM Thread Starter
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finished up my AEV hood and got it primed



painted the body the same as my 1:1






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post #25 of 28 Old 12-02-2013, 02:42 PM
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looking good!
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post #26 of 28 Old 12-03-2013, 10:05 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks, IF and that's a big if I was to sell this, what would someone pay for it?

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post #27 of 28 Old 12-26-2013, 09:15 PM
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Looks incredible, incredible eye for detail you have. Not to mention the massive amount of patience. Very cool build

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post #28 of 28 Old 12-29-2013, 05:16 PM
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This is just bad ***! Great work!
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