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    Proline 1981 ford bronco body -Slash 4x4 Fitment? 3423-00

    Great looking body. Wondering if there are any issues with it fitting on the Slash 4x4. And with 2.8 wheels tires, badlands?

    Specifically in the wheel wells, and the body posts?

    Any photos to share?

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    https://www.amazon.com/ProLine-34230.../dp/B00JOVI4E0

    Here it is on Amazon.

    Yes, you will have significant clearance issues with 2.8 tires, the body is made for 2.2/3.0 wheels. You will also need extend body posts for the back.
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    Pro-line makes an adjustable body mount kit for the 4x4 and 2wd. I think if you raised he adjustable mounts all the way up and trimmed the wheel wells out wider then the suggested cut lines 2.8s might fight. I guess it would depend on how much hacking you want to do on a fresh new body.

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    Got these, Slash 4x4 Style bandlands:
    https://www.prolineracing.com/tires/...-black-wheels/


    I guess I would have to cut the wheel wells is all? Wondering if the extended body posts are high enough with 2.8s on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dakratfink View Post
    Pro-line makes an adjustable body mount kit for the 4x4 and 2wd. I think if you raised he adjustable mounts all the way up and trimmed the wheel wells out wider then the suggested cut lines 2.8s might fight. I guess it would depend on how much hacking you want to do on a fresh new body.
    Thanks. I'm thinking about giving it a shot. Would be good to hear from others who have gone through the experience. With Photos!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeteffect View Post
    Thanks. I'm thinking about giving it a shot. Would be good to hear from others who have gone through the experience. With Photos!
    I'm thinking about this body, OR their '66 f-100 myself for the 4x4. And possibly one of their Baja bugs for a my 2wd.
    I'm probably going to stick with sct size tires, but I think your idea of the Bronco body lifted and rolling on bigger tire would like great.

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    Thanks. Just got back from hobby shop. I picked up the proline Ford Bronco, paint and extended body's mounts.
    And a set of scissors to trim what is needed to make it fit.
    Let us see how this project goes.

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    Looking forward to seeing this.

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    Sounds good... Keep us posted with plenty of pics!
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    Can't wait to see this!


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    Thanks for the motivation guys!

    It could be a week before it is complete. Bare with me haha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeteffect View Post
    Thanks for the motivation guys!

    It could be a week before it is complete. Bare with me haha.
    What kinda paint scheme are you going with?


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    I really appreciate a good paint job. It takes time, skill and patience. The last one I don't have a lot of. Haha I just want to finish it and go bashin'!


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    Quote Originally Posted by MaxxBash View Post
    What kinda paint scheme are you going with?


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    Well, don't get excited!!

    I've done a couple others, but I find the masking is not my thing.

    So, I am actually just doing one solid color and will let some color pop by using the included Proline/Ford decals.

    I'm not a painter . I will however be masking the windows for a more scale look, if I don't mess it up haha.

    I've pretty existed since its really my first scale real-life body!

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    Too cool man. Good luck and I highly recommend washing it with warm water and soap before you start. That does wonders.
    And masking is a pain at first. Just got to make sure you fully press down on the edges to ensure a tight seal. There's blue painters tape that's 1/4" wide. That works really well.


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    Thanks. No masking this time other than the windows.
    Thankfully the window mask come with the body!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeteffect View Post
    Thanks. No masking this time other than the windows.
    Thankfully the window mask come with the body!
    Np. I believe in keeping it simple lol. And yes those window markings are sweet


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    I've got the 66 ford for the emaxx on my slash, fit pretty well I did have some hacking but nothing terrible. Running mx28 badlands

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    Quote Originally Posted by BuGgYbAsHeR.28 View Post
    I've got the 66 ford for the emaxx on my slash, fit pretty well I did have some hacking but nothing terrible. Running mx28 badlands
    Just curious, why the eMaxx version rather than the short course 66 ford? Assuming you wanted more clearance for the big 2.8 badlands?

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    Yes I wanted less trimming. With any of the short course bodies made for the slash will need to be trimmed a good bit foe clearance imo. So I placed my emaxx body that was laying around onto the slash and liked how it looked, and ordered the 66 ford. With my tires and body it gives the slash a Mt attitude on a lcg chassis.


    I have always been interested in the bronco body but I feel there maybe too much trimming to get the body to look right and have clearance. But I have since been considering the emaxx jeep wrangler body, it may fit better if your looking to do a suv body
    Last edited by BuGgYbAsHeR.28; 03-29-2017 at 08:54 PM.

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    Ok... I've started in on this 1981 Bronco Body!

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    Ok painting is done! Need to peel windows masks and work on decals and body trimming!

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    I have had no issues with mine, but you need to cut the body quite a bit above the fenders to get the 2.8" under there.

    Here's a pic of mine.
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