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    Stretching a Summit

    How could I stretch my Summit? I would like to make it a little bit longer.

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    somewhere I have seen an aluminum frame for the e-revo and they were going to be making one for the summit and it was a bit longer, came with the custom center shafts. Not sure where but maybe someone will know

    found it, it is made by Kershaw Designs.. Wow $199.00 thats alot. I might be worng it dosent look like it will be longer, but it looks cool.
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    search for tmaxx crazy he used some angle brackets and made his longer
    here is a thread to have a look at
    http://traxxas.com/forums/showthread...ght=tmaxxcrazy
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    Quote Originally Posted by blue_uscg View Post
    somewhere I have seen an aluminum frame for the e-revo and they were going to be making one for the summit and it was a bit longer, came with the custom center shafts. Not sure where but maybe someone will know

    found it, it is made by Kershaw Designs.. Wow $199.00 thats alot. I might be worng it dosent look like it will be longer, but it looks cool.
    I have checked out KD. But their normal chassis has been coming soon for more than 4 months. So who knows how long it will be until the streched one. And many people have said that their E revo chassis was bad quality, over priced and badly machined. Like with burs, and still needing final finishing.
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    Can I ask why you want to make it longer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GusinCA View Post
    Can I ask why you want to make it longer?


    Quazi- 1/5th scale trailtruck / light duty crawler, what's not to like about that. Cutting & pasting two chassis together & extending and linkages/ driveshafts as needed would work, wouldn't be pretty though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ArmyofDarkness View Post


    Cutting & pasting two chassis together & extending and linkages/ driveshafts as needed would work, wouldn't be pretty though.


    My good Sir I am rather offended!! I think it came out quite pretty.

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    *Except for Noir 552's effort, because he is an artist...
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    Put the whole truck in the oven set about 450 degrees. Let it heat up and soften the plastic for about 20 minutes. Remove from oven and promptly and hold the front bumper while a helper holds the rear. Pull in opposite directions until truck is desired length. Remember to wear oven mitts.

    If you dont have a helper you can remove and reinstall your rear diff backwards before you put it in the oven. Cook. Remove from oven. Quickly turn on truck and gun the throttle til the truck is to desired length.

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    Quote Originally Posted by noir 522 View Post
    My good Sir I am rather offended!! I think it came out quite pretty.

    Noir, that just about brings tears to my eyes, its so beautiful!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimh View Post
    Put the whole truck in the oven set about 450 degrees. Let it heat up and soften the plastic for about 20 minutes. Remove from oven and promptly and hold the front bumper while a helper holds the rear. Pull in opposite directions until truck is desired length. Remember to wear oven mitts.

    If you dont have a helper you can remove and reinstall your rear diff backwards before you put it in the oven. Cook. Remove from oven. Quickly turn on truck and gun the throttle til the truck is to desired length.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimh View Post
    Put the whole truck in the oven set about 450 degrees. Let it heat up and soften the plastic for about 20 minutes. Remove from oven and promptly and hold the front bumper while a helper holds the rear. Pull in opposite directions until truck is desired length. Remember to wear oven mitts.

    If you dont have a helper you can remove and reinstall your rear diff backwards before you put it in the oven. Cook. Remove from oven. Quickly turn on truck and gun the throttle til the truck is to desired length.


    *L* Good stuff man.
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