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    Roko's new beetle body

    Roko needed a new shell so I painted him this one.





    Then he says it's too good to use and calls me a ######### and says now he's gotta buy another one.

    So then I painted this one today and I dont care if I gotta drive it myself, it's gonna get used goddamnit!
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    They both look awesome mate

    Love the fade job on the first one!
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    Nice Paolo mate, you never do anything basher style ..........
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    Wow-fantastic looking bodies-certainly look too good to be a basher!
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    Looks good guys...

    Wish I could be there tomorrow to see it..
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    Thanks guys. Here's another photo with the desperado chromies using our wheel wizard hub converters. I think it looks more to scale. Better I think.
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    Paolo,

    What essential upgrade do I need for my FG Baja 4wd for Luddenham? I have upgraded both diffs to alloys. What else?
    Can anyone give me advise?
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    they both looks awesome mate, id be very happy! dont knw which one I pref tho as I like em both.

    as for essential upgrades I dont know the track but if youve already done the alloy diffs im assuming youve done the alloy engine mounts. U running a steel spur?

    other than that i found the alloy pulleys (for belt just behind front diff) to be quite good.

    hope this helps.
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    Yes I have done the alloy engine mount and main gear holder.
    Do the front and rear uprights hold well? Yes I run steel pinion and Main gears the ones without the grub screws.

    The problem I had with the 2wd FGBaja was stripping the thread on the front uprights.
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    Are you coming out on Sunday Duddy 


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    Dean I would love to but I wouldn't make it this sunday and also, my car is not ready. I will be there next month ...

    Looking forward to it .. very much!
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    uprights arnt a problem, the uprights on the 4WD are heaps beefier than the 2wd, infact id go as far as saying the plastic 4wd uprights are better than the alloy ones.

    do you know what pulley's your running? its a bit of a PITA to change them if one seizes its going to destroy the belt and put ALLOY of stress on the clutch.

    if you can find one a front alloy upper suspension mount is a good idea as is the rear, tons of flex on the stockers. the bolts that go through the front upper suspension mount and into the upper suspension cap bend quite easy, so keep some bolts spare.

    good luck mate, im sure the strength of the FG will outlast everything else
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    The pulley/belt retainers are still stock/plastic so I should upgrade them to alloy? does Colin have them do you know?

    Thanks mate
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    yep i highly recomend the alloy pulleys, worth bugger all and def worth the little extra. i went through 3 sets of plastic pulley's before I upgraded and havent had the same problem since.

    Yes colin sells them, cant find them on his website, just had a look but thats where I got mine from
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