MyLesPaul.com
Homepage - Sponsors - Subscription - Auctions - Advertise - Spy  
Go Back   MyLesPaul.com > MLP Community > The Backstage
MLP Meet 2014 LIKE MyLesPaul on Facebook FOLLOW MyLesPaul on Twitter
 
Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 01-04-2011, 09:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
mobprop667's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Dublin Ireland
Posts: 8,522
Thanks: 188
Thanked 1,346 Times in 234 Posts
bigfoot. the original monster truck.

here is the original




one of the later variations:



there have been so many versions of this truck i have gotten lost. but the original one will always be the coolest to me.
__________________
mobprop667 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to mobprop667 For This Useful Post:
Alt Today
Les Paul

Beitrag Sponsored Links

__________________
This advertising will not be shown in this way to registered members.
Register your free account today and become a member on MyLesPaul.com
   
Unread 01-04-2011, 09:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Nightrain's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Over There
Posts: 4,180
Thanks: 90
Thanked 253 Times in 108 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

Quote:
Originally Posted by mobprop667 View Post

one of the later variations:

http://chivethethrottle.files.wordpr...pg?w=500&h=371

there have been so many versions of this truck i have gotten lost. but the original one will always be the coolest to me.


What are those alloys, 9ft-ers?

__________________
If Vodka was water
and I was a duck
I'd swim to the bottom
and never come up

But Vodka's not water
and I'm not a duck
so pass me the bottle
and shut the f**k up!

Nightrain is online now   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-04-2011, 09:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
weirdotis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: The Crossroads
Posts: 5,139
Thanks: 153
Thanked 85 Times in 23 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

Imagine trying to parallel park that thing.
__________________
-Matt.

Quote:
Originally Posted by k.guitars View Post
Heaven forbid someone show a video of Audley Freed actually playing his Historic. Such nonsense might take away from the riveting conversations about Lifton cases and the tonal variations of glue...
weirdotis is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-04-2011, 09:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
msfenderarg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: "alla fine del mondo"
Posts: 5,475
Thanks: 158
Thanked 37 Times in 8 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

I love BigFoot 1, insanely cool.
__________________

If it ain't broke, Mod it till it is

Leonidas no is puteus in primoris rudimentum
msfenderarg is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-04-2011, 09:55 PM   #5 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
tazzboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Oregon
Posts: 16,364
Thanks: 997
Thanked 395 Times in 144 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

ahh Big Foot 5 you can watch and see how they tires get put on.

__________________
tazzboy
tazzboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-04-2011, 09:57 PM   #6 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
tazzboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Oregon
Posts: 16,364
Thanks: 997
Thanked 395 Times in 144 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

and in action

__________________
tazzboy
tazzboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-04-2011, 09:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
tazzboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Oregon
Posts: 16,364
Thanks: 997
Thanked 395 Times in 144 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

and here is Bigfoot 5 spec in case you wanted to know

BIGFOOT #5 - Specifications
- Transmission = C-6 automatic
- Engine = 460 c.i.
- Fuel Type = High octane racing gas
- Shocks = 16 BIGFOOT Signature Series Shocks
- Axles = 5 ton military planetaries and Detroit lockers
- Weight = 28,000 lbs. (38,000 with duals)
- Height = 15' 6"
- Width = 13' 1" (20' 5" with duals)
- Tires = 120 x 48 x 68 Firestone Alaska tundra tires, weighing approx. 2400 lbs. each
__________________
tazzboy
tazzboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-04-2011, 10:11 PM   #8 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
coldsteal2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Chico, CA "Fly Over America"
Posts: 37,100
Thanks: 731
Thanked 102 Times in 23 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

damn you would need a jet engine to power those tires
coldsteal2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 12:04 AM   #9 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Csharp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: N.STL Co.
Posts: 980
Thanks: 11
Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

I'll try to snap a picture for you on my way home from work. I drive by the home of Bigfoot at least 10 times a week.
__________________
Charlie (Luddite Standard)
'74 LP Standard-tobacco burst, and 8 misc. lesser guitars

"It's always cool to be quoted into somebodies signature" - brettk7
Csharp is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 07:08 AM   #10 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
apocalypsebob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 1,346
Thanks: 47
Thanked 160 Times in 45 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

anybody remember this bigfoot? One of the few tracked trucks that were built in the late 80s...I used to have a vhs of crazy monster truck stuff when I was a kid that i watched constantly and this always amazed me



__________________
apocalypsebob is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 07:38 AM   #11 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Evil Mopars's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: SF Bay Area, California
Posts: 692
Thanks: 89
Thanked 10 Times in 3 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

I agree, Bigfoot 1 has always been my favorite. Just a great looking truck!
I seem to recall them having a couple dual tire trucks also, one with the smaller tires and one with the huge tires.
Evil Mopars is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 09:23 AM   #12 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
apocalypsebob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 1,346
Thanks: 47
Thanked 160 Times in 45 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

bigfoot was always a favorite or mine when I was a kid but honestly there is none cooler than....

__________________
apocalypsebob is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 03:01 PM   #13 (permalink)
Premium Member
 
LongBeach's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 13,238
Thanks: 16
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

Not into monster trucks, but, Bigfoot 1 was always the best looking. IMO
They were? maybe still are, out of Missouri. I saw #1 a couple times in person
when I was in my late teens.

In person, that truck is INSANE! flipping huge! I'm 6'3" and was scratching my head as to how you got in the damn thing without a ladder
LongBeach is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 03:54 PM   #14 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
blakem's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 11,668
Thanks: 558
Thanked 1,805 Times in 579 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

I think the first one is a 78 or 1979 Ford, a woderful year for style on those trucks..
blakem is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 04:49 PM   #15 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Electric_Sunshine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Brisbane Australia
Posts: 3,384
Thanks: 110
Thanked 63 Times in 37 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

I love monster trucks, Bigfoot was always one of my favourites, still have a few VHS's of it's rounds. There was one time we were meant to go see the trucks and Bigfoot, we lost a tire and didn't end up going
Electric_Sunshine is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 04:56 PM   #16 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Phoenix59's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: South Dakota
Posts: 2,267
Thanks: 38
Thanked 28 Times in 15 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

Quote:
Originally Posted by coldsteal2 View Post
damn you would need a jet engine to power those tires
Quote:
Originally Posted by tazzboy View Post
and here is Bigfoot 5 spec in case you wanted to know

BIGFOOT #5 - Specifications
- Transmission = C-6 automatic
- Engine = 460 c.i.
Evidently not.
__________________
2010 Epi Les Paul Trad Pro | Bordeaux | 2000 Squier Strat | Barney

"Die 4 U" now available at Bandcamp
Buy my books - feed my children.
Phoenix59 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 04:59 PM   #17 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
mobprop667's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Dublin Ireland
Posts: 8,522
Thanks: 188
Thanked 1,346 Times in 234 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

bigfoot mad its movie debut in this movie. i actually saw this in the cinema.

__________________
mobprop667 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 05:00 PM   #18 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
mobprop667's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Dublin Ireland
Posts: 8,522
Thanks: 188
Thanked 1,346 Times in 234 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

__________________
mobprop667 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 05:00 PM   #19 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
mobprop667's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Dublin Ireland
Posts: 8,522
Thanks: 188
Thanked 1,346 Times in 234 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

__________________
mobprop667 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 05:01 PM   #20 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
a Mad Cow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 3,624
Thanks: 41
Thanked 227 Times in 62 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

I used to LIVE for bigfoot and gravedigger as a kid.
__________________
a Mad Cow is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 05:01 PM   #21 (permalink)
V.I.P. Member
 
mobprop667's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Dublin Ireland
Posts: 8,522
Thanks: 188
Thanked 1,346 Times in 234 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

__________________
mobprop667 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 05:30 PM   #22 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Hack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: In the middle of the woods, OK
Posts: 14,190
Thanks: 375
Thanked 362 Times in 62 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

The original Bigfoot

__________________

It's not enough. I need more. Nothing seems to satisfy. I don't want it. I just need it. To feel, to breathe, to know I'm alive.
Hack is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 06:45 PM   #23 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
DagerOne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: IN
Posts: 1,943
Thanks: 44
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

I was a fan of Aces High when I was a kid. His gimmick was that it could do standing wheelies (you can see the rear wheels in this picture):

DagerOne is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 07:33 PM   #24 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
BillB1960's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Stumptown
Posts: 15,955
Thanks: 239
Thanked 249 Times in 94 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Phoenix59 View Post
Evidently not.
Kinda misleading. They didn't mention it's a blown, alcohol-burning 460 with close to 1500 HP
__________________
Gibson LP Classic Antique Fireburst GOTW #2 Bolt Electric Vintage P'ups
Gibson LP G0 Darkburst GuitarForce LOTB P'ups
Gibson LP Special TV Yellow Fralin P-90s
Gibson Limited Edition Flying V 57 Classics
Fender Limited Edition Strat
Fender American Ash 8502 Telecaster
Fender Bullet Deluxe S2
Ibanez AR-250 SD Phat Cats
Epiphone DR500M Masterbilt
Epiphone 58 Reissue Korina Flying V


"It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to"
BillB1960 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 07:52 PM   #25 (permalink)
Premium Member
 
QuicksilverSS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Zebulon,N.C
Posts: 10,881
Thanks: 762
Thanked 771 Times in 215 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

Quote:
Originally Posted by apocalypsebob View Post
anybody remember this bigfoot? One of the few tracked trucks that were built in the late 80s...I used to have a vhs of crazy monster truck stuff when I was a kid that i watched constantly and this always amazed me

http://www.bigfoot4x4.com/images/fastrax-2.jpg

http://img1.eyefetch.com/p/dd/116437...9f7fff37fl.jpg
Yes i remember that one....
more of a fan of Grave Digger here...Chevy based.....

I'm a die hard Chevy fan...even if it's only Chevy in body only......
__________________
QuicksilverSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-05-2011, 07:57 PM   #26 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
TKOjams's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 9,893
Thanks: 92
Thanked 185 Times in 57 Posts
Re: bigfoot. the original monster truck.

Little foot


Last edited by TKOjams; 01-06-2011 at 09:56 PM.
TKOjams is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:15 AM.


Our Network: PRS Guitar Forum | Luthier Forum | SG Guitar Forum | Marshall Amp Forum | Music Gear Forum | 7 String Guitar Forum | Acoustic Guitar Forum

MyLesPaul proudly supports St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Copyright © 2006-2014, MyLesPaul.com. All Rights Reserved.