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Nov 07, 2011, 05:23 AM
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Rc nitro muscle car built from scratch


Hi, I have built a nitro rc car from scratch. It is a muscle car and the engine is in the front north south position it goes to a 2 speed auto transmission with a custom built tailshaft to a IRS rear end with trailing arms. The chassis is built from scratch and it looks like the real thing. Front and rear suspension is custom built from various rc parts. The engine is from a traxxis nitro sport with e start and the carries an on board battery so I can start it from the remote. The engine sits under the bonnet and has a full custom exhaust out to the rear of the car with duel tail pipes. The fuel tank is in the back in the fully functioning boot. All electrics are Hidden under the dashboard and the start battery is also hidden.
Tail lights and headlights also work with all wiring hidden. It has working custom built front disc brakes on a separate servo so I can do big burnouts like a real muscle car. The rear wheels share one disc at the transmission on the throttle servo. It has a belt driven ( its conected to the engines crank) dummy super charger that hangs out the bonnet. Full custom built roll cage and full upolstered interior ( not finished yet)
The car is not fully finished yet but I have driven it and it's awesome.
The body is made from 5 mm balsa wood with lots of shaping and sanding and paint work. Don't worry it's super strong and can't tell it's made of wood!
If anyone is interested I'd like to show pictures and hear comments and ideas.
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Nov 07, 2011, 06:03 AM
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Did you find out how to post pictures yet from your iphone, i want to see some pics it sounds awesome.
Nov 07, 2011, 12:32 PM
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Let's see pictures!
Nov 07, 2011, 02:56 PM
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I still can't work out how to post my pictures from iPhone I've been trying all night. I hate computers!
Nov 07, 2011, 05:31 PM
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You can't directly post from your phone, you'll have to copy them from the phone to the computer then post them as attachments.
Nov 07, 2011, 06:05 PM
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Ok so how can we do this, what if you email the pics to someone & then they can post the pics for you, i will do it if you want.

Cheers.
Nov 07, 2011, 09:51 PM
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That would work too!
Nov 09, 2011, 06:59 AM
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I am posting these pictures for Rcmasta11.

That's awesome m8, send some more pics.
Nov 09, 2011, 05:01 PM
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What is the brake disk set up off & how does it work mate.

Do you have any pictures of the chassis & running gear without the body just so we can see how you have everything mounted.

Cheers.
Nov 09, 2011, 08:34 PM
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Yeah I'll take heaps of pics and I'll show ya how it works and how I made it. I've been building this thing for 12 months now and every time I finish one part I always want to add something else or make somethin better, I jus want the thing finished! Jus bare with me man its hard to get time to play with it these days.

Thanks tj
Dec 22, 2012, 11:44 PM
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about ypur nitro muscle car


hey mate . arw you still selling this muscle nitro car ?
ill pay $270 or something . im from australia .
please get back to me
Dec 23, 2012, 07:04 AM
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Originally Posted by jazza630
hey mate . arw you still selling this muscle nitro car ?
ill pay $270 or something . im from australia .
please get back to me
So am I. Not happy. I did not see where the car was offered for sale. The guy had spent months building it. $270 is an insult for the time he put in. Are you being rude?
Feb 11, 2013, 04:56 AM
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Hi Mr. Old nick. Nice to read all this. i read whole of your conversation, so let me know whats ur demand want to have this, and how can i have this. Can you upload some more pictures of it. Regard's
Feb 12, 2013, 07:55 PM
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looks sweet,i was thinking of puting headlights/leds and brake lights in the rear of my nitro just for coolness and be handy for at night in the carpark!


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