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    hey guys i drive alot on street but alot on dirt and the street rips up the chassis. i dyed it so its scratching off gray! do you guys have any solutions you use? or any ideas?

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    ? any one got any ideas

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    Gives it character.


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    but its eating my rear bulk head and rpm rear bumper

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    If you leave it gray it won't show the scratches. Lotta work to maintain the the one part if the truck that gets the most abuse?

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    "Of"the truck

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    ya you're right im just being a bit protective(girly) about the car! well new stuff is almost here!

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    I have seen some folks bolt on aluminum sheets cut to size. But I prefer the scratches giving it character. I bought black dye for the 3 chassis I have sitting here myself...
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    If you drive her right the only time you'll see the bottom is when she's flying over your head!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rckid97 View Post
    hey guys i drive alot on street but alot on dirt and the street rips up the chassis. i dyed it so its scratching off gray! do you guys have any solutions you use? or any ideas?
    This sounds cool actually, do you have any pics?

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    If you leave the chassis in the dye for longer it penetrates deeper - mines black and scratched A LOT but still black. One option is to use an under tray (search "Low Maintenance Thread" - pics toward end) which covers the whole underside
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    I bought some 2mm vinyl sheet's that are sticky. I will be attaching them to the bottom of the chassis and just replacing them as they need be. It was cheap stuff to but really good quality.
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    Quote Originally Posted by I EAT DIRT View Post
    I bought some 2mm vinyl sheet's that are sticky. I will be attaching them to the bottom of the chassis and just replacing them as they need be. It was cheap stuff to but really good quality.
    that sounds like a good idea! thanks

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    traxxas needs to release a black chassis. ive seen enough people who want it. ive done it. TRAXXAS PLEASE MAKE A BLACK CHASSIS !
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    I beat the heck out of mine and does not show signs of grey. I use WD40 on it to shine

    Used 2 packs RIT dye and left for 1hour
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    get the under tray... why has nobody pushed it? it'll work great. if you don't like the sides coming up, cut them off, so it ONLY covers the bottom. its .060" thick lexan, thick stuff! it'll hold up and protect really well... thats the route i'm taking on my fresh chassis!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RacerAV View Post
    get the under tray... why has nobody pushed it? it'll work great. if you don't like the sides coming up, cut them off, so it ONLY covers the bottom. its .060" thick lexan, thick stuff! it'll hold up and protect really well... thats the route i'm taking on my fresh chassis!
    I pushed it ;0) (see post a few earlier) I think works great, mine is very cut down at edges but I'll soon be loosing it (going for SSC chassis) - also stops all the junk entering the driveshaft area, especially if combined with the outerwears shroud
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    does the shroud raise temps

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    No, has really good airflow through it.
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    so is it worth the money?

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    The outerwear's shroud, yes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by I EAT DIRT View Post
    No, has really good airflow through it.
    Agree - +5F on a hot day max
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    Alright and what is the best drive shaft hole cover mod?

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    I would say the Carbon Fiber tubing.

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