Introduction: Body Clip Pulls

Are you tired of hurting your fingers while trying to take the body off of your RC Car or Truck?
Well then this is the Instructable for you. It is a body clip pull that is made from old fuel tubing and some zip ties. if you have the items you can assemble one together is a matter of seconds.

Things you will need:

Fuel tubeing
Zip ties x2
A cutting tool

Step 1: Step 1

Tie one of the zip ties thrugh the final hole of the body clip

Cut the end of the zip tie a bit longer than the fuel tubing (about 1cm more than the tubing )

Step 2: Step 3

Slip in the fuel tubing on to the zip tie

Now zip the free end of the zip tie that is attached to the body clip. (look at the 2nd picture)

Step 3: Final Step =)

Trim the access plastic from the zip ties and you are ready to BASH!

Tanks to people in hpisavageforum.com for showing me this trick.
If u have a truck and are having problems these guys are always there to help you fix it .

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quincy trott (author)2014-02-10

i have a traxxas slash 6x6

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danieljw123 (author)quincy trott2014-06-15

Me I have a Traxxas Stampede 4x4 VXL

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looking4ideas (author)2009-03-22

How many people here have RC Cars or trucks ??

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finnrambo (author)looking4ideas2009-10-01

had a trx nitro 4tec damn fast and a hpi blitz but will always want stadium and monster truck

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I've got a few...Brushless E-Revo converted to an E-Slayer, a 2wd Slash VXL, Rustler VXL, Mini Revo VXL, HPI E-10, Tamiya DF-02 Gravel Hound...

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i have an e10 aswell :)
know any mods?
i have a superstock rz, lrp super digital reverse esc

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I actually sold the E-10 a long time ago...stole the VXL out of the Rustler and put it in the E10, went like mad.

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kool

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 you should get the new slash 4x4 and a mamba montser

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Haha. I want one of them...convert it to a 1/8 Buggy i've seen people convert the 2wd Slash to a 1/8 buggy..but I see no point.. a 1/8 Buggy NEEDS 4WD...so the Slash 4x4 will be an awesoem platform for making one..as well it uses REVO Diffs..

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i have a tamiya wild one, nikko hrdtrax and a modded cheapy so now it does drifts

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i have a nitro stampede and a 1 24 scale megatech propulse

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joeofloath (author)looking4ideas2009-03-23

I have 5 :) I use these pulls on my touring cars, as the clips are so tiny.

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looking4ideas (author)joeofloath2009-03-23

i have 3 =( one truggy one 1/10 touring Both resting in peaces and one SAVAGE XL <--- Best Thing I Ever Had

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hammerhead (author)looking4ideas2009-03-23

I have an old Dodge Ram nitro truck with reverse gear. Pretty beat up but works fine. I usually use my multitool to pull those clips out as i always have it on hand. This is a good idea though.

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looking4ideas (author)hammerhead2009-03-23

the problem with pulling them off with a multi tool is that you can scratch the body. With this you never need an extra tool to take it off. I have done this to all the body clips on my truck.

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sharlston (author)2011-01-28

Great ible check out my rc ibles too :)

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nbagf (author)2011-01-23

I have an evader ext stock

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sharlston (author)2010-11-08

nice,i have a xmod and a lazer zx5

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finnrambo (author)2009-10-01

those dubro things work well

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cokebottle tuque (author)2009-03-31

Your missing the best part, obnoxiously bright orange tubing. You will find it much more difficult to lose your pins in sand/ gravel/ grass.

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I used those to shorten my shocks =(

it was before i knew of this but any ways these still work wonders =)

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Personally I make theses almost exclusively so I don't lose my clips when I need to pull the body off in the middle of the woods. I have never had trouble pulling the pins out with just my fingers, but getting them back in can be finicky.

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lemonie (author)2009-03-22

What about using loops or rings instead? (Something you can get a finger in) L

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looking4ideas (author)lemonie2009-03-23

I have tried those the problem with those is that they don't come all the way down on the body. When Bashing with my Savage they kept on getting caught on stuff and coming off the truck.

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lemonie (author)looking4ideas2009-03-23

Ah yes. The zip-tie idea is a good one, I might apply it (loops) to something else. L

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looking4ideas (author)2009-03-23

Check out my other Instructable
Engine Protectorshttps://www.instructables.com/id/Engine_Head_Protector/

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