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Old 03-26-2015, 09:24 AM   #101
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this has to be the best build thread i have ever read . there should me a movie made out of it lol . all joking aside that is an awesome cc-01 that you have and the build quailty of everyone who has touched is shown by it staying together so long
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Old 03-26-2015, 09:34 AM   #102
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That nissan body looks great!
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Old 05-25-2016, 08:53 AM   #103
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Had to dig this up from the grave, you still running it balln?
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Old 07-27-2019, 09:47 PM   #104
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Man it's been some time since this thread has seen some love and even longer for the rig. Been super busy and still am but been thinking more and more about bringing this little guy back to life. After a old childhood friend got the bug to bight again I did some searching and came across some STL files up for grabs and think I'm gonna purchase them and have them 3D printed. A guy I do some welding for just so happens to be a badass when it comes to printing and has 6 or 7 printers that run every day. I've talked it over and he is on board with printing me up a body. One of the reasons it's been in a box for so many yrs is becuase I could never find a body that I was truly happy with. But I have found two that I think will satisfy the look I've had for it for so long. I'm on the fence on which route to go. SUV or 4dr pickup? Hmmmm
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Old 07-28-2019, 12:20 AM   #105
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I vote SUV, it’s goid to see some action on this thread, I was excited when the email hit my inbox.
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Old 07-31-2019, 08:54 AM   #106
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That's awesome. Gives me motivation. And I'm leaning towards the SUV route. Think I'm going to print both bodies but have a feeling it will end up the SUV and then I'll have to choose between two paint schemes I have in mind.
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Old 08-18-2019, 08:21 PM   #107
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Ok I'm gonna try this Tapatalk app out. Photobucket was wanting me to pay some ridiculous amount of money to upload more photos to my existing account.

Well got some updates. These pics were sent to me today. I'm getting pretty excited about this and cant wait to see the body come together. I'm pretty lucky to have a 3d printer guru behind this process. He definitely knows his stuff and from what I can see I wont have much body work. Cant wait to meet up with him later this week to see everything in person.

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Old 08-20-2019, 05:24 PM   #108
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More updates today. Still havent seen it in person yet.

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Old 08-22-2019, 05:30 PM   #109
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This is awesome bro! Can't wait to Get out on the rocks and check this thing out!
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Old 09-02-2019, 02:15 PM   #110
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Thanks Justin. Looking forward to getting out and crawling with you as well. Have some more updates and have majority of the body here at the house. Still have all the bumpers and light bezels and grill ect to print. Body turned out pretty good in my opinion. Cant wait to get it all glued together and sitting on the chassie. Some of you could probably tell from the pics above that it was gonna be a late 80s , early 90s 2dr Nissan pathfinder or the wd21 / Terrano. Super stoked to finally build a Nissan. I've always been a fan of the Pathfinders and Hardbodys. I do prefer the 4dr over the 2dr but I'm not gonna be picky. I did find a picture online that I plan to replicate and did make me fall in love with the 2dr. Looks pretty tuff!!!!

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Old 09-10-2019, 07:03 AM   #111
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Was able to glue the 3 major body halfs together and get it sitting ontop of some tires to get a idea of what she will look like. I may go smaller tires. Dont want the rig to sit up to high. What's your guys thoughts on that? The chassie needs some love and I plan to get a new tub and go from there. Not sure yet what I'm swapping over to the new one as of now. I do have the files for a 4dr hardbody I might put on this tub with the frame rails and truggy bed.

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