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    Need help from someone with a Baja Bug body on a Merv...

    Could someone pleas let me know how many holes you have showing above the body mount bracket for both front and rear?
    I'm picking up my body from the painter Monday(nothing fancy...just 2-tone red and black) and want to have the body mount posts at least close to the right height when I get there.
    Thanks.

    Plus...why not turn this into a picture thread for Merv's with Baja Bug bodies?
    (if there already is one...could someone give me the link? I couldn't find one.)
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    I will try to find my old pic
    Nice sig!
    This is all I could find
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    50 you are probably not a Steelers fan but I like the colors of it, I am so going to get a bug for my summit jr
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    50togo...is that an Ofna 1/12 wing?
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    Yes the ofna wing is nice!
    Nothing wrong with the steelers. To bad my bug body didn't last .it was a knock off and cracked with the first rollover
    My daughter was crushed!

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    Good to know about the wing.I just ordered one today.lol.
    Sorry to hear about the demise of that body.
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    I had to put my posts as high as they would go, reason for this is the body will hit the front bumper mounts, I removed the bumper just to show.



    Otherwise you would need to notch the body like the stock one is, I like the height so I just raised the posts.



    With the posts raised it's a real pain to get the rear body pins in because the flat one's hit the wing when your trying to get them in so you might want to pick up some 90 degree pins, I find they work way better, hope this helps, I really like the bug body, it takes roll overs like a champ!



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    Thanks guys...but there has to be more baja bug bodies here.
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    Im waiting patiently to get one Dc lol, but I am in the middle of remodeling the kitchen and my extra cash is going there.
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    There are "pinch" under the body where you need to drill your hole. Easy to follow and fits perfect.






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    Clint Cart gave me a great idea today, the front pins are also hard to get in, you need to push down on the body pretty hard to get them in and the body is always kind of squished between the post and the pin, always have to try a few attempts to get them in, especially if you don't want to scratch the body up with the pin, he used summit posts so I just tried it out too, works great, here are a few pics.

    Left is stock merv, middle is stock summit, right is summit posts cut down for the merv/bug, thanks for the tip Clint!



    And mounted


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    Got it and got it mounted...just wish my Ofna wing and RPM bumpers were here though.
    Thought I was getting plain red and black 2-tone...
    Was surprised with candy red and metallic black.
    Pics definitely do not do these colors justice...

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    Looks nice!


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    That is looking swwweeettttt Dc I cant wait to get a bug-mit lol....I may put off a couple upgrades and go ahead and order me a body this friday. That looks awesome!!!
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    Thanks Dude.
    I wish I could get a pic that accurately captures the colors.
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    I may have screwed up.
    I ordered my RPM bumper...and ordered a red one to match the RPM arms.
    Thinking I should have ordered a black one instead.
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    yeah maybe Dc that candy red may not be good with it, but never hurts to have a spare right? and Koolyce those tires look pretty mean on it dude..
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    I wonder how well a RPM bumper would take Rit Dye.hmmm
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    I bet it would do pretty good, still plastic good thinking dye it black lol if it works do the arms and stuff if the reds dont go together...
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    true...I can have it torn down in about 30 minutes
    I am putting a red billet wing mount on it
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    those are sweet I love the bajas!... Cant wait to see pics Dc
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    Quote Originally Posted by dwmoss View Post
    Those look sweet.
    Gotta say that I would swap the tires/wheels on the two though....or swap bodies.lol.
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    Ok couldn;t handle it looking so bare,so I slapped on an old Slash front bumper,old Revo wing...and went ahead and installed the Traxxas aluminum wheelie bar wheels/tires and added a couple stickers to the back glass.



    This pic shows the metallic black and candy red a little better...but still doesn't do it justice...

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    Looking good Dc
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