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I've always been a fan of the Bigfoot Monster trucks, and always wanted to build an RC version of this iconic truck....the Lexan offerings never quite appealed to me, so I decided to go with a hardbody Ford......

Here's what I started with:

STRC SCX10 Lift Kit

 

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3 hours ago, mongoose1983 said:

For heaven's sake! where did you find those tires? What brand are they?

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Those are the wheels and tires I will be mounting on this project, hence the need for a lift kit......stay tuned......😏😏😏😏

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These are Jconcepts Rangers 2.2 tires and Midwest 2.2 wheels, they replicate the old school monster truck tires that the early "BIGFOOT" trucks used to run....

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Mounted the wheels and tires onto the chassis, and now have to figure out how to mount the body......

The wheelbase is not a perfect match, but it'll do....the bruiser interior fits almos perfectly...

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18 hours ago, tecnica2001 said:

and now have to figure out how to mount the body......

maybe brackets / plates and velcro , no visible posts to spoil that cool shell

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43 minutes ago, KEV THE REV said:

maybe brackets / plates and velcro , no visible posts to spoil that cool shell

I was thinking magnets, but I'll probably go with a bracket of some sort...

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Haven’t worked on this for a while, but I got motivated when I decided to re-charge my lipos.....

Shortened the rear links to bring the rear axle forward and closer to the body’s wheelbase.

Painted the body Metallic Blue and slapped the Bigfoot decals on.

Added the light kit...

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Haven’t worked on this for a while, but I got motivated when I decided to re-charge my lipos.....

Shortened the rear links to bring the rear axle forward and closer to the body’s wheelbase.

Painted the body Metallic Blue and slapped the Bigfoot decals on.

Added the light kit...

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Haven’t worked on this for a while, but I got motivated when I decided to re-charge my lipos.....

Shortened the rear links to bring the rear axle forward and closer to the body’s wheelbase.

Painted the body Metallic Blue and slapped the Bigfoot decals on.

Added the light kit...

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So after making sure that the light kit worked, I needed to button up the interior....

i had my daughter help me with the dashboard drawing the gauges and components, I decided that the passenger side was a bit empty, so I decided to enlist a clay Minion figurine that my daughter made as my passenger....

Also added a rear magnetic mounting kit from boom racing....

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I installed a set of Integy front and rear shock towers, an Integy front number, and a set of 120mm RC4WD shocks to fill in the gap a bit more.

In this photo you can also see the front body mount, which is made up of a Traxxas rear bulkhead🤪 that slides through the F-350 bumper perfectly...

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It’ll look tons better once the mount is dyed black, but for now, it works like a glove👍

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