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Old 10-04-2016, 08:51 AM
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there are several out there but the only part number i know off hand is ASSOCIATED 7977
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I got rid of the excessive flex.

Upper deck now mounts to the chassis in 3 more points. Wraps all the way around the fuel tank, Looks much more factory.
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Ran it for 40+ minutes today. It was AWESOME. No issues. Wet track and old school roosting going on.
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Truck gained over 12 ounces of weight. Caused it to be a little boggy on the low end. I did lean it out an hour on the top and it was better. Temps were 230 every time I checked.
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Truck is all cleaned, bearings replaced where needed.

Still have to rebuild the shocks and the diff.

New chassis is at the laser cutting shop to be cut. It will look professional.....lol.
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Originally Posted by wrightcs77 View Post
Truck is all cleaned, bearings replaced where needed.

Still have to rebuild the shocks and the diff.

New chassis is at the laser cutting shop to be cut. It will look professional.....lol.
Nice work.... miss my old GT's....now you put another project in my head..thanks😆
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Just learned this engine is the same as the OLD Mugen MT12 that many guys used to run back in the day. Only it now has a pilot shaft and turbo plug head.

https://www.amainhobbies.com/novaros...ison12/p425032
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Man this project is too cool! Ive got to start one of these.
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