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Old 10-09-2006, 07:35 PM   #41
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Sweet!

I think if it fits on Ralph, It'll fit on Evil Bastard.
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Just send EB to me...I'll find out for sure.
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still have that?
That rig is SICK!!!...I think its up for sale on Ebay...
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Heres the link to it on Ebay...Not nearly in the same shape but pretty "Cherry" none the less!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/tube-rock-crawle...QQcmdZViewItem
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Heres the link to it on Ebay...Not nearly in the same shape but pretty "Cherry" none the less!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/tube-rock-crawle...QQcmdZViewItem
That was a fun rig.

Perhaps I should buy it back.

Suspension needed some work, but it was still fun.
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That was a fun rig.

Perhaps I should buy it back.

Suspension needed some work, but it was still fun.
i think u should and if i had the money for it i would pay it.

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Just send EB to me...I'll find out for sure.
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Old 10-10-2006, 12:10 PM   #48
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New axle parts arrived today!

Axle-Cs from SlinkySam. (www.fat-rock.com)



Now I can get the axles rebuilt tonight.
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Old 10-10-2006, 06:49 PM   #49
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Suprised they lasted so long without them.

I got some from Xtreme for EB & the others. Wish I woulda known about Sam, woulda got some from him too.
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Sam's are thick and well made.

I'm surprised that there hasn't been more info posted on them.
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Old 10-10-2006, 07:01 PM   #51
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Those C hubs look really good! The other ones i've seen look pretty hacked. BTW I cant wait to see the finished result. Are you still planning on using all-t's?
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Yup, I compared the two versions of Axle-Cs that were being made and Sam's were the obvious choice for a pig like Ralph.

Yeah, the All-Ts in post #12 are new ones that are going on the rig. With Ralph's 14" wheelbase they're about the only tire that "looks right" once installed.

The old ones are fine, I just didn't want to boil them off just yet.

Might use them for basher tires.



Sheldon, I snapped an axle housing on Ralph at UROC. 40ft tumbles will do that.

I still have the old housings here somewhere.

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Those look pretty beefy looks good jason cant wait till you get it done.
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Sam's are thick and well made.

I'm surprised that there hasn't been more info posted on them.
They are very well made, you will love them, all of the nor cal guys have been running them for a while, no problems yet. Sam has just been waiting and making sure they can take a real beating before promoting them heavily. Obviously Ralph will put them to the test
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New axle parts arrived today!
Axle-Cs from SlinkySam. (www.fat-rock.com)
Now I can get the axles rebuilt tonight.
I highly suggest using these if you run more than 3oz or any extra weight on your rims.I've broke 3 axles casings without them.I wish I would of ordered them sooner.
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They are very well made, you will love them, all of the nor cal guys have been running them for a while, no problems yet. Sam has just been waiting and making sure they can take a real beating before promoting them heavily. Obviously Ralph will put them to the test

Yeah, Ralph is a fat pig.
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Old 10-11-2006, 02:21 AM   #57
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Rear axle is almost wrapped up.
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First time I have seen an installed picture of those C's... They look great!
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Old 10-11-2006, 12:22 PM   #59
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Jason,

I got to ask about the all-t tires....... I have set from the first production run and I finally cut them and got them to hook up okay. But I have been having wheel bounce issues since the last g2g i ran them at..And I am not sure why....How did you cut your foams? I am running half masher 2k foams..

And that Tuber is very cool! Love the nice beasts you build and run!
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Ron,

Thanks.

I'm running double-narrowed wheels.

Install the tires/foams onto the stock width wheels and let'm sit for a day or so.

Then yank the tires and foams off, then remove the foams. You'll see where the inner bead has left indented rings in the foams. Just take a knife and cut from the outside corner of the foam towards that indent from the inner bead of the wheel.

The resulting foam you remove will look like a conical washer. I do this on each side of the foam.

Then narrow your wheels, install the foams in the tires, then mount the tires on the wheels

This gives me a full diameter foam that should work well. Have yet to test'm.

I ran some BBs in the front tires on Ralph before, might just go with stick on lead weight inside the front wheels this time around. But with the BBs I had to reduce the diameter of the foams and felt that it left the tire a bit too soft.

We'll see how the new foams work out.
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