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01-15-2001, 06:27 PM
Alumanu, lader bars for the stampede,traxxas you should seriusly take this into consideration, i keep breaking my stockers.
01-15-2001, 07:56 PM
Do yo mean a arms? i know powerline racing makes some aluminum a arms for the nitro stampede.
01-15-2001, 08:42 PM
Yup, i was just about to say Powerline! I loded up my TEC PRO with all of their parts!
- Rick -
9 years of R/C racing CAN'T go wrong!
01-15-2001, 09:15 PM
O come on, give me that much credit,i know what an a arm is trust me..i mean this...
01-15-2001, 09:38 PM
trxboy still looking for those ...1hg is making alot parts for the stampede now i dont know if they have made the ladder bar yet
01-15-2001, 10:29 PM
LOL yup, i have asked every message boared..lol
01-16-2001, 06:58 PM
i made one for my self a while back..but it is make of a steel sheet....took about an hour to make. if anyone is interested i can make up a pair for $40 with a steel bumper as well. let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org. it is counter sunk as well as sanding and polished. i am only making 1 or two sets till i find a quicker way of making them. so get them quick. i am trying to put that fiber glass panel into the steel but haven't found the best way yet so i just made the rear ones a little longer on the one side to conpensate for the adjustment. seems to work fine. i'll get pics once i get the polished up and find the cable to my digital camera
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zrt cat man
01-17-2001, 12:07 AM
Thats for shure trxboy(maxxtraxx)
01-17-2001, 05:04 PM
that would be called a skid plate
01-17-2001, 05:10 PM
i am in the process of builging my entire chasis out of brass tubing. if you have any experiance slodering that would be a big help
i am making my skidplates out of 1/4 tubing but be sure you make tabs to bolt them into the chasis as you will weaken the tubing if you just drill a hole in the tubing. the only reason im making mine out of brass is because i dont have acess to a tig or mig welder. steel or aluminum tubing would work and would probably be better than making brass skidplates
01-17-2001, 05:52 PM
brass tubing will probably not hold up. if it was 1/8 inch steel wire maybe it could hold up. but the reason i made steel skids is because tyhe n-pede is made to take a real beating and the steel skids take the heavy bashers to another level.
01-17-2001, 07:41 PM
<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by poopie:
brass tubing will probably not hold up. if it was 1/8 inch steel wire maybe it could hold up. but the reason i made steel skids is because tyhe n-pede is made to take a real beating and the steel skids take the heavy bashers to another level. </font>
well depending on how you make your skids ( i mean the way you solder your tubing) the stronger or weaker they will be. brass is stonger than plastic therefore it should/will hold up better than plastic
01-17-2001, 07:47 PM
if i am wrong about this i will tell you what parts have broken: none so far have broken but not all of the parts are complete yet. right now i have the skids and rear shock tower/diff./enginemount brace. the skids are 1/4 inch tubing with 2mm thick gussets. the rear piece is 3/8 inch with 3mm tabs/gussets which hold the tubing to the rest of the chasis as drilling a hole through the tubing will weaken it
01-20-2001, 09:33 PM
oops, i forgot to uplaod pics to photopoint. i'll get them asap
03-28-2001, 03:19 PM
all u have to do is bend a piece of thick sheet metal
If its not broken dont fix it.
03-28-2001, 04:52 PM
Those are skid plates!!!!!! i dont know what are ladder bars never heard of them
Ride Till You Die
03-28-2001, 07:35 PM
Wow hello old thread, and skid plates dont normaly have hols in them, they are acualy chassie sapport beams, and before you brouth this post back up you should have read one of my more resent post's.
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