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    '73 Bronco Telluride Scaler Build

    This is where it started, all stock except the pitbull rockbeast tires

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    Here is the bronco body after paint

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    Here it is after shortening the bodies wheel base a half inch in order to fit the telluride. I also put on axial Fender flares

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    Added mirrors and wipers and test fit 1.9 beadlocks

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    Also tried out the pro line ridgline bumpers. But I don't like them
    I will post pics of how I fitted the 1.9's tomorrow
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    Which 1.9" FlatIrons are those, the M2 or G8 compound? I've had both on my SCX-10 and found that the G8 compound was far better. Sadly, you can't get either anymore......
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    Quote Originally Posted by bjoehandley View Post
    Which 1.9" FlatIrons are those, the M2 or G8 compound? I've had both on my SCX-10 and found that the G8 compound was far better. Sadly, you can't get either anymore......
    I'm not sure. Its doesn't say on the tire and I didn't buy them new. So I bet they are just M2 compound.

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    Lots of cutting was required to get 1.9's to fit with the stock hubs. I also changed the cap head screws on the back of the wheel to button heads. And for some more offset I used the gray wide traxxas hexes along with a thin spacer after that.

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    Rear bumper with lights and spare tire carrier. I mounted it to the body because there was no way to mount it to the chassis.

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    Looks great!!!

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    Great start.

    I think 2.2 wheels would get it more to scale, and the shock guards don't look right at all.
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    I put on some taller 1.9's which helps a lot. 2.2's are too big and rub. Right now I'm getting the front bumper drilled for some light buckets

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    This is a picture with the taller 1.9's. They are maxxis trepedors that came off of a rtr scx10. They fill the wheel well a little better without rubbing.
    Note: the front bumper is the one I am currently drilling to mount light buckets. I will post pics when its done.
    Does anyone know where I can get some nice D-rings?

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    RC4WD has all kinds of scale stuff, look in the 'Winch' section. They are pricy, but the quality is top notch.


    Yes, looks better with taller wheels.
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    [IMG][/IMG]

    Got the light buckets on. All I need to do is wire the lights now. I have rc4wd d rings on the way. Should be here Tuesday.

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    I also put progressive springs in the rear to stiffen up the shocks to hold the weight. And to counterweight the rear tire carrier and tire I added led weight up front

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    I'm really digging these two shots. Looking good.

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    Dude this thing looks awesome! Can you do some shots that show the stance on flat? Thanks.
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    Thanks Sean1214. Yes, I will get some more pictures once I wire my lights and get my d rings on.

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    Sorry I haven't updated. I have d rings coming this week. Once those are on I will do the final touches and post pics

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    Here's a pic on flat. Sorry its not outside. I haven't had much time to tinker with it since I started racing short course again. I still have yet to put on the d-rings. I need to make the mounting holes for them slightly larger to make them fit.

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    thats a nice rig man! love the action pics...

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    Thanks G-Rustler. I should be able to get out and take some more this weekend

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    How did you shorten the wheelbase? It not noticeable at all
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    Where did you get the Bronco body? I am just getting into RC and I want a Bronco body to match the real 73 Bronco I have in my garage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daddycreswell View Post
    Where did you get the Bronco body? I am just getting into RC and I want a Bronco body to match the real 73 Bronco I have in my garage.
    Links are in your other thread.
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    what rims are you using in your first post. I have a stock telluride and would like to get new tires.
    thanks

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    Sorry its been so long. I've been sidetracked with work and sc racing. The black rims in the first pic are pro line sc wheels, I can't remember if they were the split six or F-11's. The 73 bronco body is made by pro line. I shortened the wheelbase on the body by doing a "cut and shut" on the body. I removed about a half inch or so from the body and put it back together using 2mm screws.

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