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Dr. Kustom
2011.02.05, 10:00 PM
After sold my LC80, I decided that I wanted a new rig. I came across this rare Aoshima Hilux model kit. It was very pricey, but I've yet seen this model kit mounted on the Losi Micro Crawler yet, so thought I should give it a try.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2050664.jpg

Starting with this stock LMC, the stock wheelbase line up with the body pretty well.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2050667.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2050668.jpg

Beatles
2011.02.07, 06:42 PM
bro i think you should keep it lowered.

monkey19
2011.02.07, 09:04 PM
Sweet! Can't wait to see how this comes out....

Dr. Kustom
2011.02.07, 09:05 PM
bro i think you should keep it lowered.
I like it lifted better. :p


Update: Chopped up the chassis, got the tranny fitted.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2060665.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2060667.jpg

Then I notice that the tranny sit pretty far away from the frame, so I wanted to re-position it, but the bed got into the way. I had to cut out a small piece off the bed, so it will have enough room for the motor to fit.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2060668.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2060669.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2060671.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2060672.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2060673.jpg

Next, I cut up the interior floor.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2070674.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.02.07, 09:05 PM
After re-position, the tranny is now sit nice and flash with the frame.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2070675.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2070676.jpg

Takes up so much interior space. :(

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2070677.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2070678.jpg

Now for a mock up with the axles.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2070681.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2070682.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.02.13, 09:58 PM
Update: Now that I've got the tranny fitted, its time to move on to the rear axle. Made a pair of leafs and some shackles, now the rear axle is mounted.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2130669.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2130668.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2130667.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2130666.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2130665.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2130670.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2130671.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2130674.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.02.15, 09:42 PM
Update: Got rid of the low rider style fenders.

Before -

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2140672.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2140664.jpg

After -

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2140674.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2140665.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2140666.jpg

Then got rid of the mold lines left on the body.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2140668.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2140669.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2140670.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2140671.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.02.15, 09:42 PM
The stance was a little high from the earlier stage, so I decided to lower it a bit. Had to cut out half of the gas tank to clear the axle.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2140675.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2140676.jpg

Then I made some shorter shackles.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2150679.jpg

Now for the mock up.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2150677.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.02.16, 10:47 PM
Update: Toyota center caps!!!

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2160672.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2160664.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2160668.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2160669.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2160671.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.02.20, 08:02 PM
Update: Stock steering link take up too much space and I would like something a little more realistic.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2170664.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2170666.jpg

Front shackles.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2200669.jpg

Leafs installed.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2200670.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2200673.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2200679.jpg

mini-z
2011.02.23, 01:03 PM
Update: Toyota center caps!!!

How!? I love it!!! :D

Dr. Kustom
2011.02.23, 11:50 PM
How!? I love it!!! :D
Thanks! The whole center cap are modified from the stock lug nuts, the cap is made out of styrene sheet.


Update: Front leafs attached to axle. Front axle mounted.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2200664.jpg

Aluminum drive shafts.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2230665.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2240666.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2240671.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2240670.jpg

Flex shot.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2240674-1.jpg

Getting the servo install will be next on the list.

color01
2011.02.24, 12:12 AM
Taking shape quickly as always. ;)

Dr. Kustom
2011.02.27, 10:15 PM
Taking shape quickly as always. ;)
Thanks Brian!


Update: Servo installed!

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2250664.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2250665.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2250669.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2260671.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2260673.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2270674.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2270675.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2270676.jpg

It still have full suspension articulation!

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P2270678.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.03.03, 04:38 PM
Update: trimmed out the servo even more, so I could make the body sit lower. Got the body and rear shocks mounted.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3030679.jpg

Front body mount.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3030680.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3030681.jpg

Rear shocks.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3030682.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3030683.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3030684.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3030686.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3030690.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.03.05, 12:26 AM
Update: Decided to cut out the front bumper and modify the grill.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3040665.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3040664.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3040666.jpg

The Low Rider style grill that came with the kit.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3040669.jpg

Start to modifying it back to the OEM grill.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3040670.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3050675.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3050676.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3050677.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3050679.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.03.06, 07:23 PM
Update: Got the grill painted, as well as the body.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3050664.jpg

Primer:

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3050665.jpg

Nato Brown:

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3050667.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3060675.jpg

The finished paint scheme!

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3060680.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3060681.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3060683.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3060684.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.03.06, 07:24 PM
Detailed body; door handles, key holes, window trims, emblems, etc.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3060685.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3060686.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3060687.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3060688.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.03.09, 10:52 PM
Update: Got the headlights, tail lights painted and mounted.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3090665.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3090664.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3090666.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3090667.jpg

Tail gate in primer.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3090669.jpg

The starting of the rear bumper.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3090668.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.03.11, 08:35 PM
Update: Rear bumper taken shape.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2400.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2406.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2401.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2404.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.03.13, 07:11 PM
Update: Front bumper is almost finish. Still need to make a mount for it, so it can attach to the chassis.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P3130685.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2417.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2415.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2420.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2419.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2424.jpg

herman
2011.03.13, 10:28 PM
wow... a scratch built bumper... that is waaay tooo cool... :D

Dr. Kustom
2011.03.17, 12:10 AM
wow... a scratch built bumper... that is waaay tooo cool... :D
Thanks herman! :p


Update: In the process of building the scale winch and slightly re-design front bumper.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2428.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2433.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2435.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2431.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2432.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2436.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.03.21, 12:54 AM
Update: Front bumper painted, still need to finish up the winch.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2401-1.jpg

Finally got the tail gate painted and installed.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2400-1.jpg

Today, I took the whole chassis apart and painted everything included the shackles and leaf springs matt black.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP24012.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2405.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2404-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2408.jpg

Now its time to work on that interior.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2409.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2410.jpg

With paddles and steering wheel.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2416.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.03.21, 12:54 AM
And of course, it needs a driver.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2417-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2418.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.03.23, 09:11 PM
Update: Got my driver a helmet.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2402.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2403.jpg

Rear view mirror.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2412.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2408-1.jpg

This rig is getting it's very first sticker.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2404-2.jpg

Windshield wipers.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP24022.jpg

Now it's time for some out door fun.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2414.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2416-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2415-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2420-1.jpg

vesahyp
2011.03.24, 06:27 AM
Wow. Just wow!

Any chance of taking a video of that thing in action?

Dr. Kustom
2011.03.24, 07:30 AM
Wow. Just wow!

Any chance of taking a video of that thing in action?
Here you go! :p

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8HN3eTmYk8

vesahyp
2011.03.24, 08:29 AM
Here you go! :p

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8HN3eTmYk8

Thank you sir! Looks great and seems to work even better!

Dr. Kustom
2011.04.02, 09:09 PM
Thank you sir! Looks great and seems to work even better!
Thanks vesahyp!



Update: Passenger seat installed. Both seats painted, interior finished.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2415-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2416-2.jpg

Make a pair of rock sliders.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2418-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2420-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2424-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2430.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2427.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.04.21, 12:28 AM
Update: Made a prototype bead lock ring.

http://i116.photobucket.com/albums/o3/tmydenver/rcc%20nationals/_MG_7112.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2405-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2407.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2408-2.jpg

The final product will looks like this.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/69bd0b87.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.04.25, 12:15 AM
Update: New bead lock rings are made!

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2406-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2411.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2410-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2414-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2408-3.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.04.25, 05:12 PM
Update: Got the rear bumper painted, added tow hook mounts and CB antenna.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2423.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2428-1.jpg

All the electric fit in the bed very nicely.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2422.jpg

Took it out for it's first trail run.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2415-3.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2421.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2412-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2406-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2407-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2409-1.jpg

herman
2011.04.25, 09:42 PM
great work... love it :D

Dr. Kustom
2011.05.02, 05:39 PM
great work... love it :D
Thanks herman!!


Update: Took it to Central Park yesterday!

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010667.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010668.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010644.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010645.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010646.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010647.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010657.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010658.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.05.02, 05:39 PM
http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010660.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010662.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010663.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010664.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P5010665.jpg

The aftermath. Some minor paint chips and very dirty.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2410-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2408-4.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2414-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2419-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2421-1.jpg

herman
2011.05.02, 10:33 PM
paint chips and dirt just add to the realism... :D

Dr. Kustom
2011.05.10, 10:20 PM
paint chips and dirt just add to the realism... :D
Thanks herman!

Update: Since I got the front end cut up earlier, so I need something to cover up the gap. Modified a radiator from the LC80 and will mount it right under the grill.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2409-2.jpg

Shout out to little crawler from Scale4x4 for the hard top.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2411-1.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.06.03, 12:47 AM
Update: Started to modify the camper top.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2415-4.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2417-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2438.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2434.jpg

monkey19
2011.06.03, 07:37 AM
the cover is a nice touch...makes it look Bad***!

Dr. Kustom
2011.06.05, 01:32 AM
the cover is a nice touch...makes it look Bad***!
Thanks Joe!


Update: Camper top starting to take shape.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2406-3.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2408-5.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2412-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2424-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2415-5.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2413.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2426-1.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.06.08, 12:35 AM
Update: More details added, Warn winch, F/R tow hooks, radiator, canopy top mounted.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2411-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2413-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2402-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2404-3.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2418-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2416-3.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2419-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP24202.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP24212.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.06.08, 12:35 AM
http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2422-1.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2435-1.jpg


http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2441.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2442.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2445.jpg

Dirty windshield.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2447.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2448.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.06.08, 12:36 AM
Outdoor run, no video at the moment, sorry.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2439.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2420-3.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2421-2.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2429.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2428-2.jpg

color01
2011.06.08, 12:53 AM
Always gotta commend you for having the guts to run your creations out in the wild -- that's some confidence in your building skills (and well deserved too!).

If I may offer one comment, in this latest set of pics your steering linkage looks bright powdery white on my screen, I think it stands out a bit more than would be scale-realistic. Aside from that this is an awesome build, rest assured that when we get the new GSR site up this will be the featured ride! ;)

Dr. Kustom
2011.06.12, 01:08 AM
Always gotta commend you for having the guts to run your creations out in the wild -- that's some confidence in your building skills (and well deserved too!).

If I may offer one comment, in this latest set of pics your steering linkage looks bright powdery white on my screen, I think it stands out a bit more than would be scale-realistic. Aside from that this is an awesome build, rest assured that when we get the new GSR site up this will be the featured ride! ;)
Thanks Brian! Looking at the previous pics, the steering link does stand out a bit, so I did some weathering on it. Should be a little more realistic now. :D


Update: JR Sport Hi-Speed sub micro servo!

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2403-1.jpg

Pic below shows the stock JR servo on left and modified LMC servo.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2409-3.jpg

Had to take almost the whole truck apart just to swap a servo.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2406-4.jpg

With the new servo installed, much smaller!

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2411-3.jpg

Still got the massive flex for its scale.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2414-3.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2416-4.jpg

Also did some weathering on the steering link.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP2421-4.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.06.14, 12:50 AM
Update: Took it to Central Park again, will post up the video of it tomorrow, unfortunately the camera battery die out, so I didn't get that much footage of it crawling.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P6130661.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P6130660.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P6130665.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P6130666.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P6130667.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/P6130668.jpg

Dr. Kustom
2011.06.15, 12:10 AM
Update: Got a video up, but due to the camera battery died, so I wasn't able to make a longer video... :(

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvhdLJFIeu0

herman
2011.06.15, 12:34 AM
pretty cool vid... :D

Dr. Kustom
2011.06.25, 10:05 PM
pretty cool vid... :D
Thanks herman!


Update: After testing out many methods on mounting the canopy top, finally came up with one method that is simple and works well.

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP0147.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP0143.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP0142.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP0144.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP0150.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP0140.jpg

http://i1179.photobucket.com/albums/x396/Dr_Kustom01/Losi%20Micro%20Crawler/IMGP0141.jpg

4G63kevin
2011.07.06, 07:00 PM
Like always, you sir are very talented! :)