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    Aluminium chassis that have space for the gear/clutch house?

    Hi.

    I consider to upgrade the e maxx brushless with a aluminium chassis.
    Have googled and checking out different chassis on eBay, but on every pics no one seems to have space for the motor gear cover?

    Is it any negative sides with using aluminium chassis?

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    You should reconsider changing over to a aluminum chassis. There are times when aluminum parts are the way to go, but for the most part they are heavier, cost way more, and cause unwanted problems due to their extra weight. Aluminum parts are really nice looking, and work best with vehicles that will be used for display rather than fun.
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    Het Ray87!

    Okay, this is just another thought or side-thought. There were many builders that used an aluminum chassis, unlike me, for bashing. I am a hobby guy having fun and gaining knowledge with varied upgrades and builds.

    Check this out: https://www.rctech.net/forum/monster...in-builds.html This basher posted many pictures in the Traxxas forums and videos on YouTube.

    Here's two others:https://forums.traxxas.com/showthrea...-build-Magneto and https://forums.traxxas.com/showthrea...M-V-Maxx-Build

    They inspired me very much with there results of aluminum chassis. Others will probably remember the names of those that posted pictures as well. This is just another thought to assist you. More E-MAXX fans will participate, I'm sure, to help you with your decision.
    Last edited by maximum; 08-03-2019 at 05:46 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ReglarGuy View Post
    You should reconsider changing over to a aluminum chassis. There are times when aluminum parts are the way to go, but for the most part they are heavier, cost way more, and cause unwanted problems due to their extra weight. Aluminum parts are really nice looking, and work best with vehicles that will be used for display rather than fun.
    I see your point, so it more to make a realy Nice display car, i thought it was for maximum strenght, maby that explane why so many do not have the gear cover on

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    Quote Originally Posted by maximum View Post
    Het Ray87!

    Okay, this is just another thought or side-thought. There were many builders that used an aluminum chassis, unlike me, for bashing. I am a hobby guy having fun and gaining knowledge with varied upgrades and builds.

    Check this out: https://www.rctech.net/forum/monster...in-builds.html This basher posted many pictures in the Traxxas forums and videos on YouTube.

    Here's two others:https://forums.traxxas.com/showthrea...-build-Magneto and https://forums.traxxas.com/showthrea...M-V-Maxx-Build

    They inspired me very much with there results of aluminum chassis. Others will probably remember the names of those that posted pictures as well. This is just another thought to assist you. More E-MAXX fans will participate, I'm sure, to help you with your decision.
    Thanks for mutch reading material, wow some of them looks very great, so many talented rc people out there making their own chassis.

    I must admit that the e maxx with everything in polished aluminium making the Hole truck in crome would be crazy to have as a display car, this e maxx is soon "veteran" so it could deserve it

    So there is no reason for me to get a aluminium chassis to make it stronger, guess the stock one should hold up with my rpm bulkhead, So far i had two more runs and it still holding up in one piece :-)
    Think this rpm bulks is very great for a cheap price.

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    Have fun discovering more regarding your hobby - Ray87!

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    Ray87,

    By the way, check out Ausprime on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=ausprime

    His builds were inspirational regarding the Traxxas' brushless E-MAXX. He was an E-MAXX basher who enjoyed various upgrades too! No pressure regarding your decisions sir. This is just more information.
    Last edited by maximum; 08-18-2019 at 02:17 AM.

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