ROTF Sideways / Deadend Backback Fix / Mod

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by chris24jc, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. chris24jc

    chris24jc OptiChris Prime

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    I KNOW this may be old news to some, so please don't bother telling me it is. : ) I've seen many pics of him where this feature was not taken advantage of, so I'm posting for those to find easily.

    This isn't a mod, just something that isn't shown in the instructions, but is a cool hidden feature. It lowers the Deadend's / Sideways' backback to neck level, which allows the light piping to work better too!

    The hood corners are hinges. Flip them up.
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    Then you can peg the backpack on the lower pegs.
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    Dead END RESULT

    Enjoy! Thanks for watching.
     

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  2. Biofan813

    Biofan813 Biofan813

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    Ebay:
    thanks
     
  3. Slimaximus

    Slimaximus Headmaster

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    Huh I never noticed this Holy snikes Awesome
     
  4. Optronix_prime

    Optronix_prime Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, this is bad ass, thanks alot, improves the figure alot.
     
  5. autobotmaximus

    autobotmaximus toasty goodness

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    Thanks! make this figure even better than before :thumb 
     
  6. Swave

    Swave Punk-Ass Decepticon

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    I fold the panels upward, because on mine they wont fold downward
     
  7. chris24jc

    chris24jc OptiChris Prime

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    So glad to spread the word.

    I'm so happy to hear that this is helpful news to some folks.
    Don'tcha just love hidden features?
    : )
     
  8. Sso02V

    Sso02V Injector Has a Posse

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    That's how I've had my Sideways since day one.
     
  9. InvincibleSoul

    InvincibleSoul Well-Known Member

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    Me too...
     
  10. lostnfound

    lostnfound Contructiconvict

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    Does anyone else have a problem with sideways? Whenever i take him back from robot mode to car mode, he is always...well... sideways....
    His right front tire and left rear tire are kind of crooked and wont be able to touch the ground at the same time. Therefore, i have to kind of twist the whole car a bit to get to be able to hit the ground and roll properly. Sound familiar to anyone??
     
  11. MegaHavok

    MegaHavok Well-Known Member

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    didn't think this needed explaining but hey there's plenty of shit i've missed on other toys, nobodys perfect
     
  12. heshanj

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    i thought this is something i had missed too, coz i usually miss a lot of stuff like this :D  but no, this is how i had it before.. sad, coz i still dont like sideways that much.. i mean, is it just me who finds it almost impossible to get him to stand straight, with that backpack n tiny feet?
     
  13. Renidragon

    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    Yeah, took me a few transforms to find this, too.

    Sometimes the most obvious things can be hidden, after all.
     
  14. chris24jc

    chris24jc OptiChris Prime

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    RID

    After all, they are "Robots in Disguise." Sometimes their disguises are just really really good. LOL
     
  15. chris24jc

    chris24jc OptiChris Prime

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    YUP!

    YUP! I have Dead End, my friend has Sideways, and both of them are funky with the wheels. Same here, gotta twist em a bit, or pull the high wheel down some in the back to get him flat, even then, he likes to gradually pull back up.
    You're not the only one.
     
  16. Mechafire

    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I feel like an idiot.

    *facepalm*

    I never noticed that.

    Thanks heaps!
     
  17. Optimatron

    Optimatron Autobot

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    THIS

    and....

    For me...Yes, yes it is just you. Since day one I have never had any problems getting Sideways to stand. He has crazy poseability too.
     
  18. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    Thanks alot too. He looks a helluva lot better.


    The person(s) who have been in charge of the instructions really needs to be smacked around.......ALOT.
     
  19. DieMaus

    DieMaus is blawesome

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    Well, I'll be damned...I always wondered what those little flaps were for! :D 

    Thanks for making an awesome toy even better!
     
  20. NeoGutsman

    NeoGutsman Well-Known Member

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    Crap! I left my Sideways and Dead End in my office, and I'm working from home today. Can't wait till I get back tomorrow; I seriously did not even know about the hinges!
     

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