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    The Build

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    Amazed to see how much aftermarket bling there is for this thing already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dakratfink View Post
    Amazed to see how much aftermarket bling there is for this thing already.
    Yes they are on it.


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    Looking good mate. Canít believe how quick some of these companies are to market.

    I assume the hinge pin set is from the same company. Are they all similarly sized and compatible with the stock plastic arms as well?

    Would love to see some running vids when itís done if thatís possible?

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    Quote Originally Posted by boosta View Post
    Looking good mate. Canít believe how quick some of these companies are to market.

    I assume the hinge pin set is from the same company. Are they all similarly sized and compatible with the stock plastic arms as well?

    Would love to see some running vids when itís done if thatís possible?
    All parts fit like a glove. Had to shim the lower rear arms at the hing pin.
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    Love the build! Really like how you mixed the blue and orange parts. The problem for me is when I do builds like this I can never get myself to actually run the truck. It's just too pretty to beat up. Are you going to run it or will it be a shelf queen?

    Nice work!

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    Quote Originally Posted by funmoneypit View Post
    Love the build! Really like how you mixed the blue and orange parts. The problem for me is when I do builds like this I can never get myself to actually run the truck. It's just too pretty to beat up. Are you going to run it or will it be a shelf queen?

    Nice work!
    Thanks my Dude. This one will be for water, sand and grass. First test run at the beach around 11/22. Will try to get vids up.


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    Man that looks good! Can't wait see some video.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tankinfrank View Post
    Man that looks good! Can't wait see some video.
    Thanks. Itís work in progress. Iím starting out with 18mm extensions and tweaking the belt drive. Still have the aftermarket steering assembly and servo and diffs and a few other items to go.


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    A few more parts in today
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    Installed. Another perfect fit.
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    Nice. Iím really interested in an alloy bellcrank, depending how floppy the stock plastic is. Hoping the stock Maxx one is enough, but the alloy really helps out in the 1/10 vehicles.

    That vertical spacer where the toe links attach, is that turned 180 degrees? Is that cutout there to clear the rod ends?

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    Man... I’ll say this. It looks very nice. I don’t want anyone to take what I’m saying wrong here at all. I am totally all for having fun tinkering and adding upgrades and mainly just having fun in this hobby. Just remember that the plastic is meant to give and be a cheap breaking point to prevent deeper more costly damage elsewhere. Also, adding a lot of weight here. Looks nice though man. Just all depends on what you want out of your truck.

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    Itís going to be a good test of how the bulkheads might hold up with longer arms though, which should be very interesting.

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    If it gives weight to the front wouldn't that be a good thing. The maxx is rear heavy

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    I think Ed might have been talking about all the alloy as a whole, not specifically just the alloy bellcrank.

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    Quote Originally Posted by boosta View Post
    I think Ed might have been talking about all the alloy as a whole, not specifically just the alloy bellcrank.
    That’s what I was saying. All depends what you want outta the truck though. I only say this because I started doing some upgrades to my Revo but hated how heavy it was becoming. Also that stuff gets dinged up and scratched up easily etc... So your left with a choice. Run it and scratch all that expensive stuff up, or drive timid to keep it nice. Also, alloy bends and transfers breakage elsewhere, but plastic flexes or breaks and is cheap to replace. But if you don’t mind that stuff, by all means go for it. All personal preference and how you intend to drive or where you drive. Id like to get one of these myself and make it my basher and just go run it hard. And my Revo stay my shelf queen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by boosta View Post
    Nice. Iím really interested in an alloy bellcrank, depending how floppy the stock plastic is. Hoping the stock Maxx one is enough, but the alloy really helps out in the 1/10 vehicles.

    That vertical spacer where the toe links attach, is that turned 180 degrees? Is that cutout there to clear the rod ends?
    Everything cleared stock. Waiting on tie rod ends to complete the mock up. Canít wait to send this one Air,sea land.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ed-The-Ace View Post
    Man... Iíll say this. It looks very nice. I donít want anyone to take what Iím saying wrong here at all. I am totally all for having fun tinkering and adding upgrades and mainly just having fun in this hobby. Just remember that the plastic is meant to give and be a cheap breaking point to prevent deeper more costly damage elsewhere. Also, adding a lot of weight here. Looks nice though man. Just all depends on what you want out of your truck.
    Yes itís all preference. This build is for sand, water, grass and high speed asphalt runs. My next build will be the Sendit basher. A different build for a different driving style.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Albie72 View Post
    If it gives weight to the front wouldn't that be a good thing. The maxx is rear heavy
    Good observation. And yes fixed the wheel stand and rollover problems immediately. Iím thinking a dual rate spring and goo to go
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    Update. Added more weight to the front end
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    paddles working good


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