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  1. #41
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    Awsome build., can't wait to see the end result..
    Hope to do some work on my own solid axle project next week..

  2. #42
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    Thanks robe-71! Is yours posted here? I'd like to subscribe if it is...

    Ofna shock custom bushing #1 is done... Had to use my drill press as a lathe



    Progress

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  3. #43
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    Looks great! Keep it up!
    "That don't make NO sense!"

  4. #44
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    Looks really good right now!
    Slash 4x4 LCG, Rusty VXL(not runnin), and my bike.

  5. #45
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    2-3/4" front travel with minim bump steer





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    Nice looks great

  7. #47
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    Looking good. Liking the sheet metal double shear front shock mounts, 18 or 20 gauge?

  8. #48
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    18ga square tubing



    Sitting on its own springs today
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    Wow still looks amazing!
    Slash 4x4 LCG, Rusty VXL(not runnin), and my bike.

  10. #50
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    Thanks Sean!

    Quote Originally Posted by BashMasterX View Post
    Nice looks great
    Hey bash, don't you have a tube trophy truck? I'd love to see some pics
    Last edited by cooleocool; 08-03-2014 at 01:20 PM. Reason: merge

  11. #51
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    Bigjon where did you get your wraith axle from

  12. #52
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    I bought mine off ebay. They are available from rcrecycler or dollarhobbyz

  13. #53
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigJon01 View Post
    I bought mine off ebay. They are available from rcrecycler or dollarhobbyz
    I saw one from dollarhobbyz but i coud not exactly see if i needed more parts to,use it

  14. #54
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    They often need the axle ends. I bought mine complete from a seller on ebay

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigJon01 View Post
    They often need the axle ends. I bought mine complete from a seller on ebay
    Plus the axles That go in de housing right

  16. #56
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    Correct. If you check ebay you can probably find one that is complete

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigJon01 View Post
    Correct. If you check ebay you can probably find one that is complete
    Allright, thanks for the help
    How is your truck coming along

  18. #58
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    No problem. Mine is coming along well. One thing I would recommend btw is use long trailing arms. Shorter ones will make the truck much more difficult to drive

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigJon01 View Post
    No problem. Mine is coming along well. One thing I would recommend btw is use long trailing arms. Shorter ones will make the truck much more difficult to drive
    What do you recommend for a decent lenght. Because i think i am going to make custom ones

  20. #60
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    Mine are 6" eye to eye. If you go this long you will also be forced to fab your own upper links too. I think cycon makes and sells trailing arms...

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigJon01 View Post
    Mine are 6" eye to eye. If you go this long you will also be forced to fab your own upper links too. I think cycon makes and sells trailing arms...
    I am sorry but with upper links you mean on the chassis or on the axle

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    The 2 upper suspension bars

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigJon01 View Post
    The 2 upper suspension bars
    So where you mount your springs on the arms

  24. #64
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    No, springs/shocks mount to the lower arms. These are the 2 bars that mount to the top of the rear end

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigJon01 View Post
    No, springs/shocks mount to the lower arms. These are the 2 bars that mount to the top of the rear end
    the bars without the revo rod ends in cycon truck

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    The ones that go to the middle of the rear end.

    The ones that mount to the outer edge of the rear end are called trailing arms
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigJon01 View Post
    The ones that mount to the outer edge of the rear end are called trailing arms
    I get you now thanks for the patience

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    No problem

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    Yeah I have some pictures of it do yo want me to do it on here?

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    Sure.......................

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    Great looking truck bash! When are we gonna see more vids on youtube?!

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    So... Are you friends with or related to cycon?

  34. #74
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    We are brothers and I will try to get a video soon I just got to get a new motor and esc.

  35. #75
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    I figured, so you guys build at the same time? I like your truck...

  36. #76
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    Yeah we build at the same time mostly because of trial and error, thanks yours is coming along nicely also!
    Last edited by BashMasterX; 08-04-2014 at 09:46 PM.

  37. #77
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    Thank you. I'm headed out for vacation at the end of this week. When I return I plan to knock it out. Gotta get back onto my full size projects with desert season on the horizon.

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    looking good.

  39. #79
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    Thanks 96...........

  40. #80
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    Wow,

    U guys build some awsome trucks. I stopped welding because I "m not that good a welder and I always need to borrow some a machine..

    I "m doing one with a Wraith cage, I 'm building a 4wd rockracer.

    U guys are a big inspiration...!!! Thanx

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