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Old 10-26-2006, 09:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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f-toy frame?

I am new to the yota thing in the f-toys. I was at the tulare rock crawl witch was a blast. My ? is what is the best chasis for this build and what else can be used?
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Old 10-26-2006, 09:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You can use any Toyota Pickup or 4-Runner frame. If you don't mind doing a straight axle swap, we have found that 2wd frames are usually cleaner. You can also get a 2wd Toy ALOT cheaper than a 4x4.

If you want a formula Toy you will need a short bed or 4-runner frame. If you want a Formula 4 seater you will need a long bed or xtra cab frame.

Other than that. Read the rules and ask questions from there.
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Old 10-26-2006, 10:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I like the frames from the solid axle years because the front rails have more arch. The high arch gives you a little more room for steering and other components. IMO!

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I am looking to build a 4 seater. So I will be looking for a long bed or fourunner.
Is the IFS verision of eather a good choice?
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Old 10-26-2006, 07:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have a long bed frame you can have if you want to come to barstow to pick it up
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you can use a longbed frame for a reg ftoy also
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Old 10-28-2006, 04:07 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I like the frames from the solid axle years because the front rails have more arch. The high arch gives you a little more room for steering and other components. IMO!

Matt
The two wheel drive frames are real similar in this respect. They have roughly the same amount of arch above the front axle as the solid axle frames do.
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I used a 1984 extra cab frame for mine. I ended up cutting 19" off the back.
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If you're building a Formula 4 Toy (4-seater), then you need an x-cab or longbed frame. Both the shortbed & 4-Runner frames are for the Formula Toy (2-seater) chassis.
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