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Old 11-24-2007, 11:19 AM   #1
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I need good ideas on how to connect the clips (together) that hold my body on, like ive seen people with fuel tubing connected with zip ties....

pics please
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Old 11-24-2007, 12:54 PM   #2
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These are sweet. Great for 1/8th scale and in many sizes to fit your needs.

http://www.rcslot.com/pc-radio-contr...PRO605001.html

http://www.google.com/products?ie=UT...ody+clips&um=1
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Old 11-24-2007, 01:08 PM   #3
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the 1/8 scale clips are the thicker ones right?
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yes, dubro makes the things to hold the clips together too.
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I can make those for free. No need to buy anything!
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Old 11-25-2007, 01:20 PM   #6
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can you tell me how?
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after losing 2 clips today no matter which way i position them, i think in the long term a clip holder would be a good idea too maybe a couple of cable ties through a hole in the body?
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that would work....
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Do you mean like the one Dubro sells? Or just something to grab the clip? I can make a clip nut not anything to hold them to the body yet.
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maybe try some mechanic's safety wire. It's very thin and would probably work for what you want to do.
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Here is what I use to do on my sons buggy:
*Get one of those really thin zipties and run a body clip through the end
*Then slide about 2 1/2" to 3" of fuel tubing over the zip tie
*Then run the exposed end of the ziptie through one of the hole on the shock tower.
*To finish up, cut the end off of another ziptie put in on the end that went through the shock tower, sinch it down, clip of the ends

No more lost body clips.
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I use fishing line, it works great!
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I've found that not crashing and/or getting tangled up with other racers greatly reduces the chances of losing body clips.

Seriously, I just use a piece of fuel tube and a zip tie. I haven't lost a body clip in years.
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But, my method is lighter.
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