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Old 09-05-2006, 02:07 PM   #1
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Talking Off-road/monster truck wheels for 1/10 car

hi i own a 1/10 scale tamiya tl01.

im looking to make it into an off roader/ truck.

has this ever been done, if so can some one explain how or post links up for me.

im thinking of making it 2wd to reduce maintanance but 4wd is obviously going to be better.

im intrested in suspension setup and how to give the car more travel up and down.

also my main concern is wheels. what will fit my standard hex drive axles, can i change the hex fittings to the ones of say a mad bull or somthing.

cheers in advanced for any feedback possible

(p.s i realize this isnt going to be great but i have the chassi spare and spare tim so no "jus buy a pre built one" comments plz jus some genaral advice help would be appreciated
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For the cost of the tamiya offroad kits that are based off the TLO1 you could just buy one and use yours for parts.... But I did this with one of my old TL01s and it was fun... I turned it into a rally car I put the long touring car oil filled shocks on it, Tamiya Rally tires, and a rally type body. It was a blast and could be run all kinds of places but I think thats about the best thing you can do with it since it has such short arms.
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Wheels from a Stadium Raider, Baja Champ or Wild Dagger type should fit no problems.
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hmmm wild dager seems a decent size.

im now looking to make the front end articulate i.e

the front of the chassis will be cut from the back and a small mechanism installed to allow a limited turn in both direction to allow climbing etc.

any ideas on what i could use to make the chassis spin??
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any other wheel makes tht will fit?? id like fairly cheap so if anyone has any used tht look a lil scuffed etc but the hex fittings are fine let me know
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i think hpi 2.2 truck wheels fit am i correct??
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