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Old 07-07-2005, 11:27 PM
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Hi I am looking to build my own 1/6 or 1/8 truck with a weedeater engine but I dont know a good site that would sell a chassis that is for that anyone have any sites where can buy stuff to make homemade trucks like this? In US also.
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Old 07-08-2005, 04:32 AM
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Dont know of one that just sells a plate for a weed eater motor. FG sells 1/6 stuff, maybe you can just pick up a chassis from them? If not, msc.com sells sheet Al. in all sizes. I would use a 1/8 buggy as a guide and extend it.
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Old 07-08-2005, 05:14 AM
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yer fg would be good have to keep us up dated with pics tho
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The cheapest way might be to get an FG rather then build your own 1/6.

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Old 07-09-2005, 11:12 PM
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Mounting a weedeater engine on an existing 1/8 scale chassis or MT wouldnt be that difficult the hard part is getting all the components to hold up to all that extra weight and HP/Torque.
O.S.Engines.21 VZ-B Vspec-T(p)#OSMG2068 [email protected],000RPM weighs 12oz
Zenoah G23 4.5HP @15000RPM weighs 57oz
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Old 07-10-2005, 10:07 AM
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For a chassis simply draw out what you want, or mock it up in carboard and get in touch with the folks at Twisted Toys. Their custom chassis work is top shelf.
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