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    Exclamation hey guys the aluminum chassis is now available

    not sure if you know or not but kershaw designs finaly has the aluminum chassis out for the summit avalibl in copper or brass andronizing(?)


    i know its new but has eny body tried it out?

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    Right after I put wings on my ERBE and convert my Slash 4x4 to a submarine. Perhaps you have not seen the results of other KD chassis conversions?
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    yeah they are good for a crawler maybe but don't bash with it or it will bend. I am not a big fan of that chassis too many cutouts to save weight=bent chassis.
    Revenge 1/8 buggy

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    KD references the flex in the stock chassis more than once and touts that their alu one is stiffer. My question then is who has felt limited by the stock chassis? Certainly not I as I've nose-dived off 5-foot walls. I am curious what the KD version would do with that kind of abuse.
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    i didnt even know that they had a bad reputation for bad chassis

    althoght it does look to cut out .and the rear and front bulk heads only mount to the top chassis plate so no wound it will bend badly

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    Would be great for that kid building the $3000 summit.

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    nothing worng with the Summit ~ Revo chasssis (have yet to break on on either truck). I wouldn't add the weight. From stock the Summit really doesn't need much if any upgrade other than a Dewalt.......maybe after the 775 dies....
    Would you go flip my truck back over??

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    I agree, stock chassis is plenty fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by reod12x2 View Post
    i didnt even know that they had a bad reputation for bad chassis...
    Right, so you posted here. That was a smart thing to do!
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    The 775 is so strong and so cheap, I can't imagine changing it out for a slightly better brushed motor. The 775 has been in stock in every hobby store I've been to.

    Anyway, the chassis would be NEAT but it's certainly not an upgrade to functionality, just bling imo. Great bling, but still bling.

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    We all have heard horror stories about the kd chassis. But if you are creative there are alternatives


    Last edited by noir 522; 04-01-2012 at 03:12 PM.
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