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Old 10-26-2006, 08:23 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, 08:56 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, 09:23 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, 06:48 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, 03:07 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!

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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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