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Old 02-19-2009, 09:30 PM   #1
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Default Cliff Climber EXTENDED *Updated Pictures @ end of post*

Here are some pictures of my extended CC frame. It now has a 12" wheel base & flexes awesome.







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Old 02-19-2009, 10:21 PM   #2
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Just took it out on the rocks, the frame made the biggest improvement yet. The clod stall is half as bad as before. I can crawl over things I could'nt before. It will actually spin all four tires on the rocks, which it did'nt do before. Still in the process of fitting a new body. It crawls like I expected it to out of the box. It is like a whole new rig, I am so excited to crawl with my neighbors axials now I think I can keep up with them.:-P
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Old 02-20-2009, 06:21 PM   #3
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Did you make the plate or buy it? Matt
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Old 02-20-2009, 06:53 PM   #4
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I have a customer that has a machine shop I had him cut it on a CNC.
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Old 02-20-2009, 07:28 PM   #5
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I hope you don't mind me asking, but whats the length of that frame?
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Old 02-20-2009, 07:41 PM   #6
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I hope you don't mind me asking, but whats the length of that frame?
It is 9" end to end. We added 2.5 inches between the two screw holes by the lower links. It was a half inch center to center of the screw holes, it is now 3 inches center to center. Doing it that way everything else stays the same. It made a huge performance difference.:-P
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Old 02-22-2009, 01:55 PM   #7
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Thanks for telling me. I was thinking about doing something like that but using graphite. It might be easier with the graphite cause i dont have a cnc.
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Old 02-22-2009, 02:39 PM   #8
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Looks great, I only see one potential problem with it. It could possibly getting hung up when high centered, with the belly not being flat all the way across.
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Old 02-22-2009, 07:44 PM   #9
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We were going to cut them out of carbon fiber, but the shop did'nt have a big enough piece for both sides so we went with aluminum. As for the belly I thought about making it flat but I wanted the extra clearance. I have run it a few times on the rocks and it has done fine so far. I can clear rocks that my neighbors axial hits and gets high centered. The break over is right in the center of the two mounts and with them being rounded it slides right over.
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Old 03-11-2009, 12:18 AM   #10
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you need to get more of these made and sell them. id buy a set. the extension looks sweet
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Old 03-11-2009, 06:14 AM   #11
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you need to get more of these made and sell them. id buy a set. the extension looks sweet
Im thinking the same, depending on price..

What shocks are you using?
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Old 03-11-2009, 07:35 AM   #12
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Old 03-11-2009, 07:55 AM   #13
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Im thinking the same, depending on price..

What shocks are you using?

I am using the big bore shocks from Duratrax, they seem to work great. Thanks for the interest in the frame.
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Old 03-11-2009, 07:38 PM   #14
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That thing looks so high! It seems most of the CC guys keep their COG real high when modifying them. Aren't they rollover happy? Why not lower the COG?
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That thing looks so high! It seems most of the CC guys keep their COG real high when modifying them. Aren't they rollover happy? Why not lower the COG?
It is 3.25 inches to the bottom of the frame, it does pretty good about not rolling over. When it does roll it usually lands back on its wheels. It is still the same height it was when stock.
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That thing looks so high! It seems most of the CC guys keep their COG real high when modifying them. Aren't they rollover happy? Why not lower the COG?

Mines 100% stock, didnt even get around to putting weights on it yet, and it doesnt flip NEARLY as much as much losi did...
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Killer chassis must be nice to have such a cool customer.
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Old 03-12-2009, 08:35 PM   #18
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Killer chassis must be nice to have such a cool customer.
He's a geneius at machining, but you also pay good money for his time. Thanks :-P
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Old 03-12-2009, 09:54 PM   #19
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I posted some pictures from the other day with the new body and a list of upgrades on the CC gallery.
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Old 03-12-2009, 11:35 PM   #20
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Wow stang killa way to thread jack. HAHa. just kidding.
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