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Old 08-14-2005, 10:24 AM   #1
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Hey Guys,
This is my TLT project I've had going for a week or so. This is going to be my all around trail/rock/mudding truck. It is still incomplete but I thought I would go ahead and post some pictures!

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Custom chassis

TLT axles locked front and rear ( jb weld )

pinions drilled for maxx sliders

3" Big Bore shocks

E-Maxx tranny ( still waiting )

custom front and rear bumpers

TTR wheel wideners

Y'all know the rest.....Haha.

On with the crappy pictures ( Its very humid outside so the lens is foggy. )










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Old 08-14-2005, 10:28 AM   #2
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Nice, I really like that chassis, very clean!!
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Old 08-14-2005, 11:06 AM   #3
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Hold on let me put my shades on. Ok now I can see it. Looks awesome. Very nice Job.
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Old 08-14-2005, 11:13 AM   #4
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Thanks for the comments guys!
The body is extremely bright! You should see it in the sunlight! Its like one of those glowstick things! It was going to be painted racing white but my old ( destroyed ) beater was that color.

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Old 08-14-2005, 02:01 PM   #5
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Now that is a cool chassis, I desighned one simmular for txt running grearfor a 2.2 project. I Like your better, I hope you don't mind if I coppy that.
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Old 08-14-2005, 02:11 PM   #6
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Oldschoolcrawler:
Feel free to copy the chassis! Im just glad people like it. I feel It is a very solid design. It is as stiff as a board and very light. However, Im sure the the maxx tranny will take care of the light part. :?
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Old 08-14-2005, 02:52 PM   #7
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that looks awsome for a all around rig! what about articulation shots...
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Old 08-14-2005, 03:24 PM   #8
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Ask and you shall recieve:











I had to take these inside as it is pouring outside!
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Old 08-14-2005, 04:28 PM   #9
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wheelbase on it?
love the body, color maybe!!!
chassis looks good, you just save me alot of time and development headaches on my next rig
CONSIDER IT COPIED!!!!!!!!!
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Old 08-14-2005, 07:34 PM   #10
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The wheelbase is 12" from wheelnut to wheelnut. Almost all maxx bodys fit the chassis perfectly. As far as color goes, the rig is painted with Pactra flourescent yellow. It practically glows in the dark.
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Old 08-14-2005, 07:41 PM   #11
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Cool!
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Old 08-14-2005, 09:59 PM   #12
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my first Immolator chassis was similar...

main difference was the coil-sprung suspension, would have benefited from coil-overs big time.




looks great
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Old 08-14-2005, 10:21 PM   #13
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sicj:
Your first immolator chassis is what inspired me to build a scale tlt rig! I loved your truck! I saw your revisions you did to it as well ( new chassis, lighter, longer, lower, etc...) However, I stayed away from the coil sprung suspension due to the setbacks you mentioned. The suspension set up on my truck now is extremely smooth. Im hoping it all works out great when I get it running. Thank you very much for your compliments!
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Old 08-14-2005, 10:26 PM   #14
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i wanna build one now! lol do u have a link to ur build up sicj?
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Old 08-14-2005, 11:56 PM   #15
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darn, almost finished with my chassis and then I see this one, another change of plans, I'll never finish my TLT if everyone keeps posting cool work like this.
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Old 08-15-2005, 11:44 AM   #16
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I think mabey I'll do mine shorter to replicate my '53 willys. OH YEH, this will be sweet. I like the fact that it looks more scale than the wedge frames every one is makeing.
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Old 08-15-2005, 12:23 PM   #17
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OldSchoolCrawler:
I know what you mean. I've never been fond of the wedge shape chassis. However, I do love how they perform. Hopefully my design will incorporate both realism and performance. The length of my chassis is right at 16 inches so you could definately shorten yours up some. I think a willys jeep would be awsome!!!
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Old 08-17-2005, 10:23 AM   #18
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Dam! Now I got to get a nother TLT so I can build a more scale looking rig .

Nicely done.
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Old 08-18-2005, 07:34 PM   #19
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Thanks again guys!
I just got the maxx tranny today so look foward to more pics and questions!
Thanks!
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Old 08-18-2005, 11:27 PM   #20
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oooh man i am so excited i could pee in my trousers! I do love the realism of that chassis, however i agree with you that the wedge chassis either cannot be beaten or that they haven't been beaten yet. I am working on a new chassis myself, and even tho there are no comps around here, it is still a wedge just because i have to keep up with my friends maxx rig.

that just looks awesome. as stated above i cannont wait untill the body is on that rig.

Tally Ho!

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