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I thought it would interesting to discuss the different types of materials the TRX uses and in what capacity. With all the knowledge on the forum, I thought it would be an interesting topic. If not, it can just naturally float to the bottom! To get started:

  • Hood - Aluminum
  • Tailgate - Aluminum
  • Front Fenders - Fiberglass
  • Engine Block - Cast Iron
  • Cylinder Heads - Aluminum
  • Upper and lower control arms - Aluminum
  • Rock Rails - Steel
  • Bed Sides - Steel
  • Valves - Sodium filled
Does anyone know what parts are real leather on the interior and what might be fake?
 
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I thought it would interesting to discuss the different types of materials the TRX uses and in what capacity. With all the knowledge on the forum, I thought it would be an interesting topic. If not, it can just naturally float to the bottom! To get started:

  • Hood - Aluminum
  • Tailgate - Aluminum
  • Front Fenders - Fiberglass
  • Engine Block - Cast Iron
  • Cylinder Heads - Aluminum
Does anyone know what parts are real leather on the interior and what might be fake?
What is the bed made of? Is it fiberglass like the front fenders?
 

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What are the rear fenders? If they are both fiberglass I won’t feel as bad cutting them to fit 37’s
 
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Anyone who has taken delivery willing to take a magnet to the rear fenders and report back?
 

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Anyone who has taken delivery willing to take a magnet to the rear fenders and report back?
Isn’t aluminum non-magnetic?
 
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Isn’t aluminum non-magnetic?
Yes lol, guess it would narrow it to 2 materials, but I think the assumption was they were not aluminum. I found it, they are steel, I will edit the first post along with a few other additions.
 

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Yes lol, guess it would narrow it to 2 materials, but I think the assumption was they were not aluminum. I found it, they are steel, I will edit the first post along with a few other additions.
Wait. Saw your update. I thought the actual bed was fiberglass?
 
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Wait. Saw your update. I thought the actual bed was fiberglass?
Bed sides or rear fenders, what ever you want to call them, as well at the actual bed are both steel.
 

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Bed sides or rear fenders, what ever you want to call them, as well at the actual bed are both steel.
Twas a joke from earlier
 

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