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Re: Astute build

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coxbros1 wrote: Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:50 pm Got the proper vintage shock bodies in and the front tires i wanted
Any concern that you might have some push wihtout that giant rib on the front tires?? :lol:
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Lol, just a shelfer!
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Re: Astute build

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Tried the inverted decals again. Worked out real decent.
They are underneath applied before paint. From MCI

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Lookin' good! 8)
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Schwing!!

Turned out really F'n nice.
Hope you're doin' something fun.

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TRX-1-3 wrote: Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:40 pm Schwing!!

Turned out really F'n nice.
Thanks homz!
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Very cool car!

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Thanks! I have the correct blue rod ends on the outer steering rods now...
Wish they were in pic for buildoff , oh well
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Re: Astute build

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Reminds me of my VONATS Manta Ray....

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Sure does! Glad u stayed with the yellow tamiya shocks on that car....they are decent pieces.
Is yours a 1990 or 2018 car?
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It's a rere. I won it as a door prize at the 2018 Vonats.

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Made some big money shock changes
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Re: Astute build

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Just looking at your trick Astute (looks awesome!), then come across your post about Vintage off road nationals Australia? Never heard of it. Could you give me some details? Really interested, cheers.

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GRRacing wrote: Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:16 am ...Australia? Never heard of it. ...
It's a little country down the bottom end of the planet.... some interesting facts:
- the toilets flush backwards (so best to not flush while still seated)
- the mail has a 50% chance of visiting the twilight zone enroute to it's final destination
- The Mad Max series of movies are considered documentaries
- The non-indigenous colonisation did indeed begin with the transportation of UK criminals and riff-raff, but they paid that back by returning Kylie Minogue and Rolf Harris.
- The official currency is the Dollarydoo
- Just about every wild animal living there can and will kill you... and there are heaps of them
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- "Shag carpet" means something very different, especially in the back of a Sandman....
- Hobby shops are rarer than hen's teeth, and good hobby shops about as rare as diamond filled hens teeth. This is why beater RC10s are valued higher than their weight in gold
- Not all the population are criminals.... some are politicians too.

Hope that helps.

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