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Old 12-24-2007, 05:03 PM   #1
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Im running a FT T4/Lipo 3's/Mamba 57K and I want a wheelie bar. I cant seem to find one anywhere. I really dont want to make a makeshift bar, not really a fabricator. I know this Truck is for racing and not for wheelies but I really want one so I wont flip onto the lid when Im running on-road. If anyone can help me I would be indebted to you. Thankyou guys.
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Old 12-24-2007, 06:23 PM   #2
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Go up to your lhs and get the stiffest rear springs for the t-4 they sale. This will keep you from flipping.
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Old 12-24-2007, 09:55 PM   #3
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I would really really like to get a wheelie bar, i think it would be cool....call me weird!
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Old 12-25-2007, 12:55 AM   #4
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Nobody makes one. You shouldn't need one, just run a stiffer rear spring and adjust your slipper properly.
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Old 12-25-2007, 12:29 PM   #5
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Here is a wheelie bar for a jato, just type in jato on tower hobbies and it should come up on page 2. You should be able to drill some holes to make it line up with the bottom of the T plate.
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Old 12-25-2007, 01:21 PM   #6
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Go up to your lhs and get the stiffest rear springs for the t-4 they sale. This will keep you from flipping.
They would be the Red ones. You can get them for about $2 or $3. Or the the set of 5 springs at all of the different rates for $11.
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i think some of you guys are missing the point , i believe he wants a wheelie bar for more control doing wheelies , meaning not going so far over he flips , that jato one looks like it would do the trick , ray
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Thanks guys I will try the springs until I fabricate something. I know a guy that is using this wheelie bar with different holes drilled. i may try it, the Jato looks a bit long. I know its a race truck but I am shocked that there is nothing available on the market. I actually contacted a couple custom wheelie bar makers and they sound interested with the new demand with brushless/lipo drag cars...lol. I would race if we had a venue here...but until then I will bash away. Merry Christmas Guys.

This is the bar http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...TODAY.m238.lVI
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Why not bolt a second rear skid to the back after it's been bent to make a "skid bar" without wheels? Has that been tried?
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one way you could keep it from flipping is tighting the diff and loseing the slipper
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Why not bolt a second rear skid to the back after it's been bent to make a "skid bar" without wheels? Has that been tried?

digging up wheely bar threads....
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Well,I'm gonna try something.I'll bolt another #9575 motor guard about 10mm behind the existing one.Pop rivets on the upper mount and flathead screws on the lower.I'll see if it works.Not this week.
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I've seen this one a few times but haven't ever had a need for it. Can't speak to quality.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Monster-Duty-Wheelie-Bar-fits-Associated-RC10-T4-B4_W0QQitemZ200263704053QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item20 0263704053&_trkparms=72:1208|39:1|66:2|65:12|240:1 318&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14
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maybe consider getting one off of a speed-t
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Well,I'm gonna try something.I'll bolt another #9575 motor guard about 10mm behind the existing one.Pop rivets on the upper mount and flathead screws on the lower.I'll see if it works.Not this week.
http://s514.photobucket.com/albums/t345 My first attempt at a picture post. Sorry.
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