Despite owning this figure for six years now, I still haven't done everything to rehabilitate this figure that I might prove able to do, but even with my limited skills, I've been able to restore much of Trailbreaker's intended appearance. Besides paint, reproduction labels from Toyhax make a world of difference.
While I've been able to add fists to Trailbreaker over the years, the figure is still missing nearly all of his weaponry, but it is at least more or less complete as a robot. I've been able to apply floor wax to many of the joints, so he is finally able to stand upright long enough for photos such as this one, but the figure remains very loose, and his head falls behind his back very easily. As such, I tend to keep this figure displayed in vehicle mode most of the time.
I remain grateful for the opportunity Brian and his RFC colleagues provided to add yet another G1 figure to my collection, and hope that J.D. would be pleased to see one his figures (mostly) restored.