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Old 01-03-2012, 09:19 AM   #21
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I really like this idea. I might be needing a wider stance for a build I'm doing. Do you think this would be better/stronger than the rc4wd wideners? I would think so, but I haven't used either. Thanks for the how to!
I think this mod would be stronger and give you more option

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Old 01-04-2012, 06:38 AM   #22
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How do the numbers that represent the hubs transfer to width? What I mean is; if a hub is a 225, then is it actually 1/4 inch wide?
thanks!

Also, does anyone know if the VP hubs wil bolt up to the OEM steel wheels?

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Old 01-08-2012, 08:33 AM   #23
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How do the numbers that represent the hubs transfer to width? What I mean is; if a hub is a 225, then is it actually 1/4 inch wide?
thanks!

Also, does anyone know if the VP hubs wil bolt up to the OEM steel wheels?
I'll post up monday the sizes in inch of all the hubs
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Old 01-08-2012, 10:42 AM   #24
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thanks bud
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Old 01-12-2012, 08:12 PM   #25
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How do the numbers that represent the hubs transfer to width? What I mean is; if a hub is a 225, then is it actually 1/4 inch wide?
thanks!

Also, does anyone know if the VP hubs wil bolt up to the OEM steel wheels?
This is rough 225=1\4
350=3\8
475=1\2
600=5\8
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Old 01-12-2012, 08:45 PM   #26
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This is too cool, great idea
This will come in handy, when I build another toyota
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:55 PM   #27
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you have any pics of the back of the rim after drilling? looks like to me that the holes would be half on the flat side and half down the edge of the wheel. seems like it would split the wheel.
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Old 01-18-2012, 07:15 PM   #28
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Great writeup Mr V.

I know I was one of the ones who asked you about them. Thanks for posting this up. This mod adds realism and function!
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Old 01-21-2012, 11:45 AM   #29
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you have any pics of the back of the rim after drilling? looks like to me that the holes would be half on the flat side and half down the edge of the wheel. seems like it would split the wheel.
Here you go

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I ran this mod thur scale comp and 2 gtg on 8lbs scaler on 4s. They been holding up great.

This been another awesome mod! Thank you MR. V.
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Old 01-21-2012, 07:47 PM   #31
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hey thanks for the pics. i was looking at my stock 2.2 axial beadlocks and with my vp hubs it looked like i would have to drill half in and half out of the flat spot by the hex. i guess that's whats gotta be done. now time to go find somebody with a drill press i can use!
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Old 01-22-2012, 10:02 AM   #32
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I will get a pair 2.2 axial rim and do the mod to them on monday,then post some how to pics.
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I feel like trying this because I don't like the look of most steelies, but this mod looks great, and I like the wheel design anyway
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Old 02-13-2012, 01:54 AM   #34
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I have 2.2 proline 8 shooters and one hexs is starting to wear and I remembered this thread.
You think this would work as the back face isnt flat. I checked out my axial 8 holes and the back side looks the same.

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Old 02-13-2012, 09:44 AM   #35
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Yes this mod will work on most rims
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Great idea and thanks for posting the how to and pics!
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:34 PM   #37
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So how many of you have done the mod would like to see some pics and some new idea
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Old 03-07-2012, 11:39 AM   #38
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For those of you who like running plastic rim on your comp crawler here one for you.


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I tried this on my truggy and it worked out great Thanks Mr. Vertical




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Old 03-13-2012, 09:16 AM   #40
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The one thing i like is that it bring new life to old rims. P.S those look great glad it work for you.
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