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Old 08-02-2019, 10:19 AM   #361
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So, I went on vacation with wifey and her youngest doughter, and when I came home yesterday I guess I missed christmas or something..?


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Old 08-02-2019, 10:26 AM   #362
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And now with some new tires, lightbars and some more lightbars I need to get my lazy ass out and put things together
Ok, tapatalk is not accepting all my photos, so not everything is shown..





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Old 08-02-2019, 12:58 PM   #363
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Unpacked!!
A milestone is passed and now theres no regrets.
I got some hours in front of me, thats for sure


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Old 08-02-2019, 05:02 PM   #364
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Nice to come home to that!

I just got myself a Enduro - and have some goodies on the way for it as well.

Enjoy!

(looking forward to your completed pictures...)
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Old 08-04-2019, 02:29 PM   #365
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It's ON!


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Old 08-16-2019, 02:29 PM   #366
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who makes those aftermarket trx4 axles?
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Old 08-18-2019, 10:43 AM   #367
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who makes those aftermarket trx4 axles?
You thinking of the axle housings?
I got two different types of housings, this ones fron TFL
https://ebay.to/2z4IHWn



And these from GRC, whom I did finish up the mounting today, but didn't take any pictures..
https://ebay.to/33Gwohd
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Old 08-18-2019, 11:03 AM   #368
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whats the point of these aftermaket axles, just to have metal ones?
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Old 08-18-2019, 12:14 PM   #369
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I dont really know..
Some will say that they make the car vorse regarding the handling..
But I bought them for the looks and feel, I dont really think that much of how it effects the cars handling as long as it dont ruin it totally..
Lets just say, it's my cup of tea
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Old 08-18-2019, 02:37 PM   #370
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They do look pretty cool though.
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Old 08-18-2019, 03:51 PM   #371
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Lookin good there sickpuppy!

I had a set of metal axles on my scx10 ii, didnt seem to hurt performance any. Kept it planted pretty good. Only real issue, n wasnt much of one, was on some rocks. Theyd catch a lil, but nothin i wasnt able to power over. I recently got a set of SSD diamond pro axles n love them! Nylon chunk with aluminum tubes, just enuf weight to plant it n the nylon slides like butter

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Old 08-21-2019, 06:23 PM   #372
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thanks for the info
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Old 08-25-2019, 07:06 AM   #373
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So I had to order some screws to finish up the axles.
Yesterday they arrived and now they're done!

Pretty happy how they came out!


And the rear


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Old 08-25-2019, 07:10 AM   #374
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Some time ago I also ordered the new Hyrax-tires together with dual stage foams and some beadlocks.
When all of it arrived and I was stoked to mount it all up I found out that the rims didn't fit around the portals.. :(
So I had to order some other rims, and landed on a set of Gmade 1.9's.
And WOW!! Just WOW!!!
I've mounted a fair bit of tires to different types of beadlocks the last years, but this wheels I think I could've mounted blindfolded.
I hate how they look, but MAN are they easy to mount!!
So I'm hoping Gmade is coming with some other designs in near future, coz' then I know for sure what beadlocks I'm going to purchase..
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Old 08-25-2019, 04:49 PM   #375
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Those particular wheels don't look bad at all...

And those axles are sweet!
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Old 08-26-2019, 09:53 AM   #376
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Those particular wheels don't look bad at all...

And those axles are sweet!
Thanks man, those were the ones I could find that looked ok-ish at least..
I guess they'll grow on me, and since they were so awesome to mount I guess I'll love them eventually..
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Lookin good there sickpuppy!

I had a set of metal axles on my scx10 ii, didnt seem to hurt performance any. Kept it planted pretty good. Only real issue, n wasnt much of one, was on some rocks. Theyd catch a lil, but nothin i wasnt able to power over. I recently got a set of SSD diamond pro axles n love them! Nylon chunk with aluminum tubes, just enuf weight to plant it n the nylon slides like butter

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I totally agree with you, my axle housings doesnt feel like they hold me back in any way.
But I am actually thinking of coating the bottom of these axles with some nylon or something, just for the freakin' fun of it..

Do you know of anything that would do the job?
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Old 08-31-2019, 05:33 PM   #378
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Ok.. first of all.. R.I.P Defender v2.0
Today was a very fun but painfull day..
I was trying to drive safe to preserve the v2.0 as long as possible..
Well, I got my first scratch and from that point it was all in..
At least I got some pictures from the driving before it went south, more about that later..

BTW, this sport is not mine, it's a friend of mine visiting from my hometown.








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Old 08-31-2019, 05:47 PM   #379
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Excellent pictures!

That grille and your new wheelset really set off the Defender's lines well...

And your friends Sport has a lovely paintjob, too!
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Old 08-31-2019, 05:54 PM   #380
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Excellent pictures!

That grille and your new wheelset really set off the Defender's lines well...

And your friends Sport has a lovely paintjob, too!
Just sad that some tire testing made it tumble down a concrete skate-ramp and ruined both the body and making a havoc of all the electronics..

But then again, it made me finish my sport, so tomorrow I'll have my first run with the Sport

It's 2AM here now and I just finished setting up the mamba x and the rest of the sport.

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