4x4 FG MB

Clubin

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I am interested in converting my MB to 4x4 what things I should look for.
A couple things I found chain drive-belt drive benefits of each, can any one help me out with this?

If you have done the conversion, let me know what you think.
 

Timmahh

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i know the MTs can be converted, and i think the STs can, but not sure on the MBs unless it is the PRO version as its built around the MT chassis. the stnd MB is built off a marder chassis, and im unsure if it can be converted to a 4x4.
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fgbasher

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I have the 4wd conversion kits on their way here from Kamitiro. PM me for more details. The marder version will fit the monster beetle.
 

fgbasher

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pm for pricing on the kits, should be here tomorrow. They cannot do reverse. There is not a gas large scale out there that I have seen thatn can do reverse, except for brice arnolds contraption on the hpi baja.
 

fgbasher

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I have the old kit that I installed on a marder race. Most of the part for the front bulkheads were aluminum. Will take pictures of the new kits as soon as they get here.
 

fgbasher

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it is your typical 4 wheel drive system. the 4wd starts from the gear carrier off the engine and has a chain going to a diff in the front bulkheads. Not sure if I will get one installed on this order, ordered six and two are gone already.
 

Bigger the Better

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My goodness what the heck does the 2 speed do with 4x4!:cool2: How long have you used the 4x is the chain a problem at all? Most of what I read is people saying that shafts would be way better then chain cause of wear and slack.
 

fgbasher

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pics of the 4wd kit

Here is 1 hour into the build(chassis already disassembled). pretty much done all I need to do is put the gas tank back in and install radio gear.
 

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