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scruff007 02-22-2006 09:35 PM

Fisrt tuber and bronco body
My buddy is in the process of building his first tube chassis. Here are the firdt stages of the build. I found this new bronco body at Kmart on that little chassis. It's the kind that turns while in reverse. But I couldn't pass it up for ten bucks. Comments welcome. Thanks.








BigRedB2 02-23-2006 06:35 PM

Hey brian, do the tires rub any on the new body? looks like the rear might be cuttin it a lil close. Mike looks like hes off to a good start, but isnt that gonna put his weight up a little high on the truck? even with a lay down tranny...the cog is still gonna be pretty high. And does it flex good still, the shocks look a little too verticle.
Cant wait to see then both run!

scruff007 02-23-2006 10:21 PM

It's finally done. The body was lying on the chass!s !n the p!cs. Body s!ts H!gher now. Tires don't rub at all. Well at a couple of odd angles they did a little but I think it's going to be fine. Didn't want to cut any on it anyway. Mikes is a little high. It does have good ground clearance but won't know until he gets it all together. drive shafts may be a little difficult. Flex is good but he's still got some rearranging to do with links and stuff. Hope it's done soon so we can go out and run.

Tacoma747 02-24-2006 05:15 AM

Yea, the links on the tube chassis won't work the way they are mounted. They might allow for some flex, but won't allow any up/down axle movement. The links need to be mounted as close to parallel as possible.

Looks good though.

scruff007 02-24-2006 09:46 PM

Newest pics.




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