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  1. Thread: Rc rv

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    Final grille decal arrived today.. Applied that...

    Final grille decal arrived today..
    Applied that and dressed up windshield area with highlighted wiper blades that were molded in the windshield plastic and a color matching header strip at top of...
  2. Thread: Rc rv

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    ^^ Thank you guys.. Waiting on a single decal...

    ^^ Thank you guys..

    Waiting on a single decal for the front grille area and she is completely finished.
    Finally got all lights installed and had an extra amber light so I installed it up in the...
  3. Thread: Rc rv

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    Many thanks to those of you who followed...

    Many thanks to those of you who followed along..the Overland Expedition project has been taken about as far as I wanted it to go..only thing left for me to do is finish wiring lights in the front...
  4. Thread: Rc rv

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    Thanks Steve! [emoji106] Since it was a metal...

    Thanks Steve! [emoji106]

    Since it was a metal body I actually used GM automotive paint colors..

    It actually handles surprisingly well, not near as top heavy as I thought it would be..
    In the...
  5. Thread: Rc rv

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    Here is how simplistic the design was..these are...

    Here is how simplistic the design was..these are the 2 'L' brackets I mentioned earlier in the thread contoured from heavy gauge sheet metal..
    4 screws to remove them and the Slash can go right back...
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    Few more details and decals and the finish line...

    Few more details and decals and the finish line will be here..

    Found an 8" shorty antenna and made a custom bracket for that..
    Got front bumper installed.
    Found button head covers for the screw...
  7. Thread: Rc rv

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    Side...

    Side view..https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210219/b8cee9c8405307ff41346945485b5cbd.jpg

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    Well, I got home from work and a rear bumper from...

    Well, I got home from work and a rear bumper from another RC was in the mail..just spent the last 1.5 hr cutting, molding and melting plastic to shape, shorten and make the bumper a wrap around for...
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    Much appreciated Willy! [emoji123] Sent from...

    Much appreciated Willy! [emoji123]

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    LOL..Thanks Nitro! Just wanted to do something...

    LOL..Thanks Nitro!

    Just wanted to do something else..after looking into it keeping the original green and white paint scheme has been played out..

    My color choices were actually based off of...
  11. Thread: Rc rv

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    Recycle, re-use, repurpose...lol Had some MAXX...

    Recycle, re-use, repurpose...lol

    Had some MAXX rear bumpers collecting dust that were removed to install light kits on my other rigs so original bumpers no longer in use.
    So after careful...
  12. Thread: Rc rv

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    Thank you gentlemen! Still have quite a few...

    Thank you gentlemen!

    Still have quite a few finishing items to tackle but all-in-all it came out very close to what I had envisioned in my mind..

    Still waiting on certain items such as the one...
  13. Thread: Rc rv

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    Still have a ways to go but here is the paint...

    Still have a ways to go but here is the paint scheme..have to put windows back in, finish final paint on inside of RV and now I'm still undecided if I want to just black out the windows or use the...
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    Sacrificed a drill bit to get brush guard lights...

    Sacrificed a drill bit to get brush guard lights in..spun it on a piece of porcelain tile to dull it up some so it wouldn't make a mess of the plastic guard..
    I will have to black out behind all...
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    Some scale accessories finally made it thru snail...

    Some scale accessories finally made it thru snail mail [emoji400]

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    It's official..front lights are going to clear...

    It's official..front lights are going to clear bumper/brush guard..lights are 3mm so it appears I can use the 2 'fake' lights on the brush guard and install real lights! That will be a couple days...
  17. Thread: Rc rv

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    Got shocks set from side to side..assuming bumper...

    Got shocks set from side to side..assuming bumper is straight and using that as point of reference she is sitting squarehttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210217/98a64ad265b2ea9f5323f2bbfcc8575c.jpg...
  18. Thread: Rc rv

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    After the test run earlier today I brought it...

    After the test run earlier today I brought it back in and made some minor tweaks most of all making sure body and drive line were centered and squared up with each other..laser level to the rescue!
    ...
  19. Thread: Rc rv

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    Single rack looked a tad unbalanced on such a big...

    Single rack looked a tad unbalanced on such a big roof..

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  20. Thread: Rc rv

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    All metal roof rack found its place. ...

    All metal roof rack found its place.

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  21. Thread: Rc rv

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    This is what I will use to keep the roof...

    This is what I will use to keep the roof shut..https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210216/0fc6e7e72c43ad83719940c20fc37d63.jpg

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    Here's an action shot from goofing around with...

    Here's an action shot from goofing around with that video...I'll need a spare tire for my spare tire after rubbing a hole in the bottom of this one.....
  23. Thread: Rc rv

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    Well here's a short vid of the beast in...

    Well here's a short vid of the beast in action..much better handling then I anticipated..not bad for a 15 lb. beast.
    A few tweaks on setup and dialing in shocks and it will be legit!

    I can always...
  24. Thread: Rc rv

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    Thank you Squeegie... I'm givin' it all she's got...

    Thank you Squeegie... I'm givin' it all she's got Cap'n!!
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    Had to make one more wheel arch for the spare...

    Had to make one more wheel arch for the spare tire..that will get blacked out also..
    Rock guard paint or bed liner type spray for all the wheel arches when I get to that stage...
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