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What..!! 🤔.....what's this Xray lark about Mark..? 😜.....feeling like a change from Associated...?..😂
Does look an amazing bit of kit though..!
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What..!! ��.....what's this Xray lark about Mark..? ��.....feeling like a change from Associated...?..��
Does look an amazing bit of kit though..!
I fell over and had a massive BANG !!! to the Head Aire.....

Was a very good BANG !!! to the head, as this is stunning matey....
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Default Gearbox..

So with the outdrives needing to be sorted, I have started to in install the parts to the gearbox.

You can see the tracks on the idler gears, very neat idea by XRAY. I moved the idlers around and went for the track starting against the layshaft, this made it easier to drop the 3 idlers in, starting from the middle idler to the 2 outside idlers....

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Was a very good BANG !!! to the head, as this is stunning matey....
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Default Fitting to Chassis..

So had a little time today to advance the build of the RF2.

Rear end on to chassis.XB2 19C parts fitted to perfection.....

I have gone with 1 dot down on the FR and kit position dot centre RR as a starting point.

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Default Front kick up and bellcranks...

Moving on to the front of the RF2. You can see the front kick up fitted along with the steering bellcranks. Must say the quality is outstanding on both sides. WILLSPEED and XRAY....

I will be using the Optional XRAY XB2 Alloy front ballstud mount. (Fathers Day Present from the Daughter).

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Default Front end...

With the bellcranks fitted, its next on to the front wishbones, pivot block and the optional alloy front ballstud mount.....

Now its starting to look like the WILLSPEED RF2...

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Default Outdrives. RCdisco !!!!

After contacting RCdisco on Monday. A brand New set of XB2 19c outdrives turned up yesterday....

Must say as many are quick enough to complain, but not quick enough to complement (in general).....

Great communication, Great help and Great speed on getting replacement parts to my door.

Thank you RCdisco......

Also a Thank you to WILLSPEED for helping......
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Default Steering/Turnbuckles Arms.

On to the steering arms and turnbuckles. The turnbuckles went together great. The ends needed very little effort to thread on, but were a tight snap on for added security. Perfect.....

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Default Front Bulkhead and Carbon Fibre Tower..

The front bulkhead went on perfectly. Quality is fantastic and the Carbon Fibre front Tower just finishes it off. WILLSPEED has done a fantastic job of this conversion. I would take my HAT OFF to you if I wore it...... Don't tell the WIFE I don't wear my HAT in the SUN........
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Default Gear Diff READY !!

Looking better now. Gear diff with replacement outdrives... VERY HAPPY

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Looking good Mark...👍
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Default 5 Gear, Gearbox.....

With the diff now sorted, its time for this magical 5 Gear, Gearbox work of art.

5 Gear, Gearbox built with the 3 slipper pad slipper and fitted to the chassis. It went on perfectly. Looks absolutely stunning.....

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This is stunning, credit to the machinist.

Keep the build photo's coming
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This is stunning, credit to the machinist.

Keep the build photo's coming
Thank you Mike.....

More build photos coming.....
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Default Rear Tower.

Well, I never thought I would be looking at a rear shock tower in the way I've looked at this one.

Again, absolutely stunning and fitted to perfection......

Pictures show the new parts from the XB2 19C Kit and the tower fitted to the Gearbox.....

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There seems an awful lot of moving parts in that gearbox.🤔...overall effect now though is superb...👏
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Be a shame to put a shell on it
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And electrics in it Dazza...
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