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    Also depends on how the body fits. Here is mine...

    Also depends on how the body fits. Here is mine on a short chassis maxx. Back edge even with the bumper, front edge sits behind the brackets. Did have to put 2 small cuts in the front to help it sit...
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    I would look into the transmission. Sounds like...

    I would look into the transmission. Sounds like you may be putting too much load on the motor. Its meerely a process of elimination. You say you have a good motor, good tank, good lines, and good...
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    Factory settings on the carb are meerely a...

    Factory settings on the carb are meerely a reference point. I bought a brand new 3.3 and it wouldnt start up at factory settings. Sounds like you lsn is out of adjustment. Also be careful of running...
  4. This. Its on the bottom. The cutout is also in...

    This. Its on the bottom. The cutout is also in the stock skids so you dont have to remove them either.
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    Ooooohhhh... I gotcha. I think I am going to push...

    Ooooohhhh... I gotcha. I think I am going to push the lowers into production in the next few weeks and work on a more stable, yet lightweight upper. Does anyone have any pictures of bent arms?...
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    I think he was referring to the upper. Not...

    I think he was referring to the upper. Not running the arm on the outside of the shocks, mainly a T shape. Like the savage uppers.

    http://www.integy.com/T6715SILVER.jpg
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    I understand what your saying, but I dont tbjnk...

    I understand what your saying, but I dont tbjnk there is enough room between the shocks to have a meaty arm. However, that is how a savage upper arm is designed. I am still pondering the idea, and...
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    The lack of support between the shocks would be...

    The lack of support between the shocks would be extremely questionable.
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    http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c26/LeadFootedRa...

    http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c26/LeadFootedRacer/sctmaxxlowerarm2.jpg

    http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c26/LeadFootedRacer/sctmaxxlowerarm.jpg
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    Also, in regards to the aluminum arms being...

    Also, in regards to the aluminum arms being "heavy", I shaved 26.4oz (1lb 10.4oz) off the truck strictly by changing from tge stock tmaxx wheels/tires to the team associated stock sc8 wheels/tires. I...
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    The problem with modifying plastic arms is there...

    The problem with modifying plastic arms is there just isnt enough meat on them once I cut the 3/4" off the end of the short arms. I am working on the lowers as well. I will be doing all 8 arms. From...
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    This would be made from 6061 aluminum. Still...

    This would be made from 6061 aluminum.

    Still need to draw up the lower and quite possibly make a few changes to the design prior to moving on to the next stage.

    When I say it performs well,...
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    The truck performs well as is, but when I...

    The truck performs well as is, but when I redrilled the pivot ball holes, my thread quality went out the window. The pivot balls have jumped a thread or two here and there. I have access to cnc...
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    That is a servo saver.

    That is a servo saver.
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    Back to the drawing board with this one. Going to...

    Back to the drawing board with this one. Going to be redesigning the control arms and making them out of aluminum. Once those are done, hoping to build a new chassis plate with the extension built...
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    Same here. I have more fun looking at hundreds of...

    Same here. I have more fun looking at hundreds of parts on a table versus running my trucks. I see what you mean with the rub. Ive got wear marks on my body in all 4 corners from the top of the tire...
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    Seeing this makes me want to start another 1-off...

    Seeing this makes me want to start another 1-off build. The sctmaxx needs a little fine tuning, but I do have a spare running 2.5 maxx... just not sure what.
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    Just another thing to point out, is the ride...

    Just another thing to point out, is the ride height. I dont know what your actual intensions are, bur with mine I wanted a very realistic look. I did everyrhing I could to get the truck to sit where...
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    Havent really put any run time on it since its...

    Havent really put any run time on it since its completion. I will see what I can do about taking it out this weekend. Would love to take it to the track, but my friends suck and dont want to play...
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    Looks sweet. Like the idea of the solid rear...

    Looks sweet. Like the idea of the solid rear axle. I did an 1/8th scale short course conversion on one of my maxxes.

    http://traxxas.com/forums/showthread.php?8971196-Starting-a-new-project...
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    A stronger bolt in diff is the stock diff from a...

    A stronger bolt in diff is the stock diff from a brushless emaxx. I put them in my 3.3 swapped 4910 after blowing a diff once a week with big joes and traxxas cvds. Never had a problem again.
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    Ended up ordering a racers edge servo saver. It...

    Ended up ordering a racers edge servo saver. It is contrsucted of both plastic and aluminum, and was cheap. Hope it holds up. If not, I am going with an aluminum horn and will rebuild my servo as...
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    Waiting on my axle carriers to come in. She...

    Waiting on my axle carriers to come in. She plowed straight into my front wheel and blew the pillow ball out the back of the carrier splitting the pocket open, and broke the servo horn. Beware of new...
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    I have a pile of broken savers. Between broken...

    I have a pile of broken savers. Between broken ears, stripped splines, or just plain ol explosions. LoL. I have tried traxxas and kimbrough(sp) savers. Neither one has put up with my abuse.
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    No saver. I have a pile of broken savers, broken...

    No saver. I have a pile of broken savers, broken plastic horns, and a few stripped gears from this servo. LoL

    This truck has big joes on it... guess I forgot to mention that. LoL.
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