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well, i wanna slam it.

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i wanna build a slammed truck with it tucking wheels, what kits would be good to do this and where can i find the wheels and tired? any help appreciated

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What kind of trucks do you like? There are a lot of great choices out there, narrow it down to a few brands so we can help you better.

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Chevy or Dodge

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Here's one I'm currently working on. It's an AMT Chevy 454ss, I'm using a Testors Chezoom frame, suspension and engine, and Aoshima wheels.

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Ive built since i was 12 now 15, i build derby models. I can handle my own somewhat in scratch building, but here is the thing ive never built anything outside of derby cars... so im looking for some guidenance..

heres a taste of my recent work... only thing i didnt do was motor, was crunched on time

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Here's one I'm currently working on. It's an AMT Chevy 454ss, I'm using a Testors Chezoom frame, suspension and engine, and Aoshima wheels.

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That is a sick ride, were did you order the chassis, and whells/tires as well as the hood..... thats kind of what im going for

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Thanks, to tuck those rimms like that did you have to cut the bed in the rear, so it would clear?

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Yes, the front in fenders were cut out as well as the bed to clear the notch.

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Any pics of front and rear fenders, cut?

does the 454ss truck tub fit on the testors frame?

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I still need to do some more trimming to make them tuck right. As far as the frame, it's a tad too long, I need to shorten it a little.

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beautiful work sir, i cant seem to find that frame anywhere online? i checked ebay as well, but i dont really know what im looking for if you have a link to one can you share lol

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Here are a couple more trucks. These aren't tucking, just a mild drop on Pegasus wheels.

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whats the difference between quickbuilder and the other?

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The quickbilder has a promo type one piece frame with no detail, no engine or interior.

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okay thank you

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do i have to use the cheezoom frame?

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You can use whatever frame you like or even build your own.

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Yeah, what Brian said. You can use the kit frame and make the notch yourself, or you can build a full frame from plastruct, evergreen or even kit sprue.

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and thanks for all the help guys im ready to start ordering parts

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The area that goes over the rear axle.

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Yeah, what Brian said. You can use the kit frame and make the notch yourself, or you can build a full frame from plastruct, evergreen or even kit sprue.

what do you mean by notch

The area that goes over the rear axle.

okay, any pics of this being done? do i have to do it to the front to then?

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Search the forums for "Z"ing a frame, there are a few different posts about it.

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