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#41 jeffs396

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 06:02 PM

Okay, The Die cast had metal body and everything else was that Vinyl that don't take kindly to Glue.

 

I just got the kit today and it is all made of plastic. Yaaa Hoo

Hood molded shot but a few minutes with a X-acto knife and

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Hope to see many of these on the bench here, including yours Rodney! ;)



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Posted 23 May 2013 - 06:55 PM

 

Hope to see many of these on the bench here, including yours Rodney! ;)

:o 

I got the motor (Revell Prowler V-6) for it but looking for the Right Trans

If it was 1/24, I'd have that issue and many others already figured out.. :(

Mmmm, I got an Extra Revell Syclone laying around..

That could solve a lot of issues..  :D 



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Posted 23 May 2013 - 07:13 PM

You could use one out of the chevy c1500 trucks if you're looking for a manual.



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 03:35 AM

Hello RodneyBad. This Jeep have the same chasis and axles as the Tom Rider model? The Tom Rider have some very inacurated runing gear.



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 05:02 AM

Hello RodneyBad. This Jeep have the same chasis and axles as the Tom Rider model? The Tom Rider have some very inacurated runing gear.

 

Jose,

 

This is the exact same kit as the Tomb Raider kit which had a die-cast body.

 

Pics of the kit's contents here: http://www.modelcars...=75603&p=952357



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 02:27 PM

:o

I got the motor (Revell Prowler V-6) for it but looking for the Right Trans

If it was 1/24, I'd have that issue and many others already figured out.. :(

Mmmm, I got an Extra Revell Syclone laying around..

That could solve a lot of issues..  :D

Rodney, if you part out that Revell Syclone, I'm looking for a complete body unpainted or glued as long as it's the white plastic version. I have plenty of the black ones. Please let me know!



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 06:59 PM

Chassis is alright for a DieCast but for a model.. it just aint right..

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My Parts Syclone is the First Syclone. the Black one. 

 

I just may build one OOB since I got my second one today. ;)

$24 and free shipping.

 

Dang! I wish this was 1/24 scale..


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Posted 25 May 2013 - 07:51 PM

Been waiting for this one!  :D

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Posted 25 May 2013 - 08:01 PM

We got a few of those at work, I was happy to see it's now styrene!

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Posted 25 May 2013 - 08:11 PM

I'll need to buy two, so I can make a 4 door Rubicon!  :)



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Posted 28 May 2013 - 05:34 AM

I'll need to buy two, so I can make a 4 door Rubicon!  :)

This kit is of the generation before the 4dr model came out.



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Posted 29 May 2013 - 01:51 PM

American Expedition Vehicles I believe had a 4 door kit for the TJ a few years ago.

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 02:15 PM

American Expedition Vehicles I believe had a 4 door kit for the TJ a few years ago.

 

AEV also had a 2-door Scrambler conversion kit called the "Brute".



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Posted 31 May 2013 - 10:01 PM

the wheels ruined the kit first thing i did was throw out the crappy beadlocks i swapped them for some ANMT Nascar COT wheels

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Posted 12 June 2013 - 04:55 PM

Having built a couple of the TR Rubicons but not actually measured them I would say they are slightly oversize if anything. They are noticeably bigger than the Maisto 1/26 scale Jeep. Here are mine next to some other 1/25 builds.
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All look good. I am curious, what kit is the Army truck (TEC 25) in the pic? Thanks



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Posted 12 June 2013 - 06:34 PM

Looks a Lot like the "Sneaky Pete" custom Chevy Pickup from Revell.



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Posted 17 June 2013 - 04:07 PM

Since R2 is bringing the AMT Pacer back out, it should be possible to convert the 258 I-6 in that into a 4.0l I-6 or even cut that down into the Jeep 2.5l OHV I-4 (which is a chopped down 258 ;) ) then one of the milder Torqueflight 3 speed autos (I think it's the 904) for an automatic equipped TJ or a 700r4 if you're modeling a modded TJ. I'm not sure where to go for the 5 and 6 speed manuals as I can't remember which ones they used, but I think they might have been the AX-15 and NV4600.

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 08:30 AM

Since R2 is bringing the AMT Pacer back out, it should be possible to convert the 258 I-6 in that into a 4.0l I-6 or even cut that down into the Jeep 2.5l OHV I-4 (which is a chopped down 258 ;) ) then one of the milder Torqueflight 3 speed autos (I think it's the 904) for an automatic equipped TJ or a 700r4 if you're modeling a modded TJ. I'm not sure where to go for the 5 and 6 speed manuals as I can't remember which ones they used, but I think they might have been the AX-15 and NV4600.

 

Agreed...

 

I've got the external 4.0L parts (intake/exhaust manifold and injection setup) from the Tamiya YJ kit (they are nicely done, the block & trans, not so much).

 

Now if someone (a caster) would like to put together a package including the 258 from the Pacer and the top-end 4.0L parts, I'll donate the Tamiya stuff...



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Posted 18 June 2013 - 02:02 PM

I mentioned it elsewhere, but you could use the 5-speed out of the AMT C1500 kits, since they're close to what was offered in the Wranglers.



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Posted 20 June 2013 - 03:15 PM

 

Looks a Lot like the "Sneaky Pete" custom Chevy Pickup from Revell.

 
here's the build thread
http://www.modelcars...877#entry822642