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    Need help to get front and back bumpers in front of body

    I recently bought a ProLine body for my T-Maxx 3.3. It is a Ford F-650 body. It fit the model fine as far as aligning the mounting posts and cut outs for the cylinder head. Despite it being centered, the shell covers both the front and rear bumpers, so even a low speed impact is going to scratch the body as the bumpers rub against the inside of the body. Does anyone know if Traxxas (or aftermarket) makes longer bumper mounts? When I bought lexan body, it specifically said it would fit correctly on a T-Maxx on the packaging. Proline's website also shows the exact body on a T-Maxx 3.3, but it has a different bumper on it. Any help would be appreciated!

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    I believe the F650 body is shown on an MGT and not a Tmaxx and that’s the difference in the bumpers you see. The F650 is one of the longest bodies available for a MT, I’m sure it is intended to fit the extended 4908/7 Tmaxx models. What model do you have?
    I don’t know of any bumper mounts that would be longer than stock. You may have to make/add extensions to the stock bumper mounts to clear the body.
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    I bought the same body for my Tmaxx (2.5 4910) and it fits great. I did not have an issue with the body hanging over the bumpers. Maybe you bought the wrong one!

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    before i had learned that integy parts were junk i bought a set of the bumpers and they werent bad, and i do believe they did add a lil more length to the front end.. like snook said tho add extensions alls youd need is a couple longer screws and some spacers to where the bumper connects to the mounts
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    Since it's a fitting issue, best thing,,,, post a pic....

    But I used to put my rear bumper mount on my front bulkheads, it's longer, and if I smacked anything there was a little more room to absorb the impact before it made contact to the rest of the RC... It might work for you on the front anyways...
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    It is a 4907 body. The body snugly fits over both front and rear bumpers. Thanks for the suggestions.
    Last edited by medic2734; 10-13-2011 at 10:20 AM.

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    Here are pics of the way it fits on the mounts and over the bumpers.







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    That is rather long on the 4907 chassis...I'm gonna have to get me one now.
    No slipper/tall gearing/power = broken parts.

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    this is like the same body tastelikechicken have on gallery forum.

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    I'll take a look at the gallery to see if I can tell how people extend the bumpers out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by humayrayakongkinaon View Post
    this is like the same body tastelikechicken have on gallery forum.
    Yeah, you're right humayrayakongkinaon, that body fits just like mine did.
    Mine was a LST body I bought to fit the extended big block chassis. Rear bumper was flush with the body, front bumper was covered.
    I never bothered extending the front bumper cuz it was a shelf queen
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