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Old 12-21-2018, 03:42 PM   #21
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I think I would go with the silver body


I believe Duke is saying I will paint the body with any of the options I choose. The truth is Duke is correct...... However the color chosen dictates your options that best compliments the New Bright plastic. treadway I like the idea of the silver as well. I have a thing for silver and white vehicles. I could never see myself running a bare plastic scale rig. Gotta paint em to get depth.


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Old 12-22-2018, 09:05 AM   #22
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Rattle-can or spray gun?

Either one I suck at painting, and cant make my mind up about color...I painted my newbright to match the 1:1 (or pretty close). I rattle-can so I cant mix. I end up scratching the shit out of it anyway....meh
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Old 12-22-2018, 11:38 AM   #23
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Had to get rid of those hideous side step things that newbright puts on all the TJs. Mounted an old Blue Monkey dual servo mount. I will be taking the one out of the rear. I have it there for straight purposes.
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Old 12-22-2018, 01:10 PM   #24
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Been trimming plastic all morning on my various builds. This one needs a little sanding and the other slider welded on (ran out of small wire). But Im very happy with what Im seeing.


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Old 12-23-2018, 09:35 AM   #25
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Looks pretty damn good to me.....
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Old 12-23-2018, 11:49 AM   #26
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Getting use to a different wire but the sliders are solid and tight. So tight they need kick outs!


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Old 12-23-2018, 02:27 PM   #27
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Old 02-17-2019, 01:01 PM   #28
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Sorry guys.... I have been consumed by one of my other builds. I do have a few pics to post up of where Im at currently. Still need to sort out the shocks. Whats your thoughts on full interior with Cantilevers or very discreet cut outs with shortened stand up trx4 shocks? The TJ is looking to cool not to get back on soon. This is the cage I have been working on. Not to heavy and fits quite nicely.












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Old 03-03-2019, 08:15 AM   #29
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Ok.... I have been putting some hours in on the little TJ and I can report some progress.

I decided to commit (for now) to cantilever rear and trx dampers in the front. So I grabbed the black body with full interior tray in tact.



I did some trimming and sanding and added some body protection to the front and rear.









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I have the suspension in a good place other than the rear uppers and I need to weld in permanent front shock hangers. More to come.


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Old 03-03-2019, 09:26 AM   #30
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Man, the TJ is looking good. Great job on the cage and sliders.

I have that same New Bright body that has been sitting on my shelf for years and have been wanting to build something out of it. Looks like that chassis fits the body fairly well. I'll have to see if I can get my hands on one.

Looking forward to seeing more!
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Old 03-05-2019, 01:16 PM   #31
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looks even better on the computer than it does on my phone in the texts brother, keep it up!!!
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Old 05-08-2019, 08:07 AM   #32
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Looks great! Those bumpers look perfect on there, nice fab work!

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