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MBX 'Rock Shocker' & '4x4'...Really? 4x4?

Obviously the dude who names the MBX casts wanted to go home early the day this off roader came across his desk. I think it’s something to do with JEEP and lawyers actually. Either way this is not a bad cast with some fine details on it but it’s the Rock Shocker that is my favourite of these two. It’s based on a Tacoma which is not a vehicle sold in Australia, I have seen one here on the road but it looked like a test mule or similar as it was a LHD vehicle. Possibly here for ARB to measure for accessories, ARB are not that far from where I live.

I took some quick shots outdoors for an earlier Hour Rule and now have a little time for some close ups, indoors this time as its cold and dark out now.

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Both of these are from Sonzilla’s collection. The Rock Shocker is from a 5 set of off road vehicles with a dinosaur theme, one of the vehicles is a helicopter.

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Rear mounted radiator with twin thermo fans. I want to get one of these myself and customise it a little, it needs slightly bigger wheels to start with.

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Both front gaurds are missing from the cast, who needs that stuff off road? No panel damage can occur if there’s no panel!

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The long travel coil-over shocks are visible just behind the cab and I think that’s the fuel cell at the very rear.

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Suspension goes up....(See below)

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Suspension goes down...(back to above comment)

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Good, you made it out of that text loop. Articulation! On the rear at least, no suspension on the front.

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The line of the edge of the bonnet where the gaurd is missing is nice and crisp, as it should be.

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If you look closely the Toyota badge is visible on the grill.

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Ok I’m running out of time so these pictures below will have to speak for themselves sorry.

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