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Old 03-07-2012, 01:29 PM
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Just got my body

Cameron: can you post some pics of the rear bumper area of your body so I can get an idea how you cut it out?
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I looked and I don't have a good picture of the rear of the truck so I will post some up tonight.
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Old 03-08-2012, 10:00 AM
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Nice Rear

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thanks that helps.

Now for some paint and mount up to my Kyosho SC-R SP
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Nice Rear

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thanks that helps.

Now for some paint and mount up to my Kyosho SC-R SP
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Post up some pictures when you get it done.
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+1!

Mine show up tonight. I need to get one done by Sunday so I'll be starting on it as soon as the kiddos get to bed.

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Mine are done:



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Mine are done:



I really like the look of those bodies!
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Yeah those look nice Craig! Much better than mine.
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Wow Craig, those bodies look fantastic! Great job! We're going to post these on our Facebook page, if you don't mind.

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Craig,

Your bodies look great. Nice job!

I got my bodies last night. I trimmed one out to fit my SC-R and got the first color painted last night. I like how it fits. Overall it is a little wider than the PL Flow-Tek and JC Raptor.

I have a question though. How are you cutting out the vents over the front fenders? When I did this on my Flow-Tek I tried using a body reamer to put a hole at each end and then cut with an X-acto knife between the holes. That was a PITB. Then I tried using a Dremel with a carbide ball nose cutter. That was easier, but wasn't as consistent.

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Originally Posted by ChrisAttebery View Post
Craig,

Your bodies look great. Nice job!

I got my bodies last night. I trimmed one out to fit my SC-R and got the first color painted last night. I like how it fits. Overall it is a little wider than the PL Flow-Tek and JC Raptor.

I have a question though. How are you cutting out the vents over the front fenders? When I did this on my Flow-Tek I tried using a body reamer to put a hole at each end and then cut with an X-acto knife between the holes. That was a PITB. Then I tried using a Dremel with a carbide ball nose cutter. That was easier, but wasn't as consistent.

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I used a 1/8 drill bit like a router. drilled through one end and cut to the other. Then I wend back with a cut off wheel and cleaned them up a little.
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I drilled a hole on either end, and used the cutoff wheel to attach them. If I had it to do over again, I'd of stacked two cut off wheels together to make the slice wider.

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Hey Craig have you done any experimenting swaping back and forth between your old body and the Method body. To me the truck felt more stable. What say you?
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Hey Craig have you done any experimenting swaping back and forth between your old body and the Method body. To me the truck felt more stable. What say you?
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The Method bodies clear by a mile (well, 3/16") at ROAR legal max width. With the suspension fully compressed, here's what they look like:



Here is a JC Raptor 0090 wheel clearance for reference (same truck, also fully compressed):



I have an AE and a PL body around here somewhere, but suffice to say they are far worse than the JC body, which ain't that great.
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