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Old 03-07-2006, 04:21 PM   #1
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Default scale leaf spring tlt build

after finishing my tuber i needed something else to do so im building a scale truck.
heres what im gonna use,
custom frame
tlt axles
swamp dawgs
juggernaut leaf springs
not sure what wheels yet, any ideas of wheels with not a lot of offset?
pede tranny
custom steel drive shafts


ill post the pics tomorrow when i get the frame back from getting TIG welded
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Old 03-07-2006, 07:25 PM   #2
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duratrax makes some good wheels. THat's what I run on my scale bronco, thier not to offset and they hold up well. Look good too. FYI, Juggy springs are way to stiff left alone, strip them down to one leaf or get some HILUX or Blazing Blazer springs. thats what I use.
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Old 03-07-2006, 07:27 PM   #3
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i wanna see some pics of the drive shafts...sound cool
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Old 03-08-2006, 12:51 PM   #4
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no actually i already have the jugg springs and bruiser shackles , even though they are very stiff thats ok because its gonna end up having a trailer behind it o and i will be picking up the frame tonight, and will post some pics when i get it
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Old 03-08-2006, 01:48 PM   #5
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nylint tires on cut down tlt wheels dont stick out too much.

plus they are scale lookin.
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Old 03-08-2006, 05:30 PM   #6
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got the frame back on to the pics- http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e300/TLTCRAWLR/ni.jpg

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e3...R/NewImage.jpg

what do you guys think so far?
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Old 03-08-2006, 05:40 PM   #7
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Looks good!

Whats the width on those leaf springs?
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Old 03-08-2006, 05:45 PM   #8
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thanks they are 1/4" wide

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