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    please don't hate me...

    but was wondering if anybody had tried putting a brushless motor in this truck. i can't seem to find anything on this. tons of rustler conversions, but i was wanting to make a 2wd gt8 with a mid-motor, and thought this truck would be a perfect start. once Jenny's has the chassis and gearbox in stock again, i'm gonna get them and see if an XO-1 motor mount with work, or maybe the mount from a Shining Star Chassis would work. if it makes you feel better i can put a kazoo on it so it sounds like a nitro, and splash a little fuel on it so it has the smell....

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    The chasis is the same as the rustler, so any parts for a rustler will work. Post up pics of your build
    Rusty 2.5R,T-max 2.5 & 3.3,Summit VXL Nitro 4-tec

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    thanks. i checked out some rusty conversions, and ordered the gearbox. i think i will order the chassis this weekend, then try to find a cheap roller or something on ebay if it looks promising. i know the internal gears are 32p, but do they make metal ones? i saw a metal idler, and the top-shaft probably comes as metal, but i was looking for a metal diff...

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