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Old 07-28-2009, 09:38 AM   #1
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Default "wildman yj"

got a yj from a fellow crawler,and gonna be buildn
it around the wildman himself "the nuge" TED NUGENT!

so far the parts i have...

tamiya yj hardbody
t 60 rc4wd axles
jfab tomahawk 1.9 beadlocks
rc4wd rockcrushers
axial tranny w/35t motor
reign chassis
traxxas steel yokes
traxxas halfshafts
traxxas xl-5 wtrprf esc
spektrum rec
hitec 645mg servo
max amps 2100 2c lipo
axial scx-10 shocks or rc4wd 90mm shocks?

on to some pics!





tomahawks!!


sitn on wheels
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Old 07-28-2009, 09:45 AM   #2
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Nice to see this is in good hands. I will be watching for sure.
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Old 07-28-2009, 10:51 AM   #3
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nice start so far, cant wait to see where this goes.
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Old 07-28-2009, 11:46 AM   #4
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thanks guys!
i love it and cant wait to get it rolling.
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Old 07-29-2009, 02:59 PM   #5
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got my reign chassis in today,gonna be getn it under the yj
tonite.
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Old 07-29-2009, 03:02 PM   #6
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nice paint scheme! hope the rest of the build is as good!
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Old 07-29-2009, 04:44 PM   #7
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nice paint scheme! hope the rest of the build is as good!

me too!!
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Old 07-29-2009, 04:55 PM   #8
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SWEET!!!
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Old 07-30-2009, 11:02 AM   #9
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got chassis assembled lastnight.
not much else,had a employee meeting to attend.



a few of where the chassis will sit



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Old 07-30-2009, 11:15 AM   #10
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Very nice. Now get some more work done.:-P
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Old 07-30-2009, 02:38 PM   #11
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Very nice. Now get some more work done.:-P

thanks!
i hope to get some work done on it tonite!!
im still tryin to find a ted nugent doll or figure.
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Old 07-30-2009, 03:05 PM   #12
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Looks great i ran a lot of Kaetwos chassis.The tamiya florentine threaded touring car shocks work verry well on that chassis.Yellow and blue springs
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Old 07-30-2009, 06:01 PM   #13
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Looks great, can't wait to see the finished product.
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Old 07-31-2009, 08:54 AM   #14
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got some work done on the yj last night.

body mounted,axles under,links still need some adjusting..
front shot

rear shot





and the final fruits of my labor till midnight





yes i know the wheels arent facing the right direction!

changed the shocks this mornin before work to some associated front
shocks. much better!!
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Old 07-31-2009, 11:01 AM   #15
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Looks great.....don't worry we've all made those late night mistakes.
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Old 07-31-2009, 02:32 PM   #16
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sweet looking jeep
cool body
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Old 08-01-2009, 05:05 PM   #17
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Simply amazing!!!!!

Well done on the build, the K2-5S looks right at home. I'm going to have to get on my YJ/K2-5S build now

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Old 08-02-2009, 12:31 PM   #18
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Nice... I like the zebra look. I am really digging the Tamiya hard bodies!
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Old 08-02-2009, 01:08 PM   #19
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though the zebra paint looks kinda lame, (but awesome at the same time)

I LOVE IT!

great job
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Old 08-04-2009, 01:00 PM   #20
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got some more done on the yj.

got the tranny and motor in,driveshafts,
links adjusted.

front bumper and rear bumper made up out of alum.

took it for a test run,not to bad,needs softer springs in the rear.





a lil flex shot w big bore traxxas shocks in rear.



will be workin on finishin bumpers tonite.
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