Not done a lot recently but have redone the panels in some plastic cut from some storage box lids that I got for 1 penny each from the local DiY superstore. Not sure it will hold upo but its pretty damned tough and flexible, also bends nicely with heat applied and can be cut with a sharp knife. It also adds some rigidity to the cage.
I decide to go with a combination of cable ties and screws for mounting the panels and used tie wraps on the rollcage/engine mount
I think I need to get the chassis sorted as without it I'm not going to be able to get the body looking as clean as I want it. So a pause whilst I get my chassis design sorted and bits a ordered - shouldn't be too long - couple of days - as I'm eager to crack on with the build
Thanks for the links for the RC4WD stuff - the scale baja stuff is tempting but not cheap, especially as I'll have probably have to import and may get hit for tax. Think it needs to be something 4.5" - 5" diameter tops. I shall keep digging and please feel free to add further ideas.
Oh yes I tried the stock body over the top and its way to wide - doesn't fit into the cabin space if that makes sense.
I tried the thin alumium but I was comfortable with what I achieved so I scrapped it and tried the plastic again.
Anyway here are a few shots...
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