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Old 04-30-2017, 12:36 PM   #91
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I just got a Jimny kit today. My plan is to build it into a light trail truck for a friend of mines first rc.
Havnt built a 1/10 or a tamiya or a trail truck in years. Any suggestions?

I already have the bearings and rc4wd mud thrasher tires. I was planning on locking the rear diff, and using thick grease in front so its a bit more capable for light crawling. Planning on brushless, low kv. Looking for very long battery time, and ease of use more than anything.

Anything else I should do to make it ready for the trails?
Good shocks for trails?

Any opinions on the yr long travel kit?
How about the active hobby seesaw towers?
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Old 05-01-2017, 07:37 AM   #92
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Originally Posted by zaraz View Post
This looks really interesting, I see you can make this a 239mm wheel base, so would the taisan Porsche fit this chassis, its 237mm but close enough, any one try to fit it. Also on the same topic, would the 1/12 martini Porsche body fit. thanks
It's totally fine. I did an M06L 911 GT2 build. If you use extra wide wheels, if anything the wheelbase is too short.

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Old 07-15-2017, 04:27 PM   #93
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Has anybody dropped the coin for those double cardan style CV's from Tamiya?

I've got too much lift on mine to clear the tires on it and I keep popping the rear dogbones out of it if I make the rear suspension work...........even in the mild rock shown here.
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