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Old 07-05-2007, 02:54 AM   #1
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Default JUST FOR FUN HERE. Any 2wd 1/10 Nitro Buggies?

Aluminum chassis. .12 engine. Slightly larger shocks and suspension. Would this be a challenging vehicle or what? Ever heard of someone trying this? How long before they get tore up? Like the title says, just for fun. What are your thoughts/ideas/comments?
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Hmmmm, I have seen something like your talking about. I believe its from Associated and it's called a DS for Dual Sport or something?
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back in the day this guy i knew built a buggy with losi parts he had laying around from his a main converted lxt's and other parts
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ive seen a few gas trucks converted to buggies...
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I think I might try something like this after summer. We have an aluminum distributor pretty close and he is very reasonable with price. Plus he loves rc cars too. So would it be best to start off imitating like a xxx-cr/b4 chassis or would it need to be bigger? I was kind of laying some stuff on a paper template I have of a b4 and it's real close.
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I think duratrax makes a 1/10 nitro buggy.
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http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...I=LXDLL7**&P=7

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OH. Alrighty then. I guess I need to pay more attention.
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i think im going to convert my gtx into a buggy. im going to start this weekend and see what parts off my bk2 i could use and go from there. i will be sure to get some pics to post up
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Definately post some pics. Maybe larger shocks and suspension is not needed. I figured with a gas motor beating on lighter chassis would wear it out. But I am NO engineer. So with that, I am gonna start planning one also. This should be fun.
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i think if you switch over to a narrow buggy arm you could use buggy shocks with no problem. the main problem i see is the body.
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i had the duratrax buggy lol ... if you get 1 replace that JUNK motor.. it don't run good and will make you get rid of it ...
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