R/C Jeeps

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by jeeper4life, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. jeeper4life

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    I know we have another thread talking about R/C stuff but I wanted to be special and make my own..plus I didn't like the word "car" :bleh: with that said anybody do any R/C Jeepin? I have been looking at the Axial Jeep wrangler unlimited rubicon. Looks like its back ordered every where. I have kid on the way and figure I won't be able to get out as much as I would like to with my "real" Jeep so I have this old garden plot in my back yard thats all sectioned off and is fairly good sized. I'm not much of a gardener, so I have been thinking about turning it into a mini Badlands off Road park. Anyway just wondering if anybody messed around with wheelin R/C Jeeps..
     
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    I'm not into the scale rock crawlers.I'm going for more power and speed,Baja style in the 1/5 scale arena.

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    Soon a 15HP 57cc Twin cylinder engine will be going in.Oh and that work bench is 48" wide so not a small toy and will weigh over 35lbs.
     
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    Man that weighs more than my pug..and my pug is a big girl for the pug breed..
     
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    Looks good. Is that orange paint left over from your KJ?

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    Thanks

    Nope those panels,and wheels,are dyed orange using RIT dye.I wanted to get the panels painted to match but all the bodyshops,and custom shops,would not touch a small project like that.Better dyed anyways since no worry about needing to be touched up as it will be bashed hard come summer time.