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    normal truck bodies for e-revo?

    i may be alone on this one but i can't stand the look of the e-revo. what happened to the truck look of the nitro version? this thing looks like a cross between a stadium truck and a buggy with that hideous looking wing on the back. how many trucks do you see rolling around with a huge wing on the back?? i like my r/cs to look somewhat realistic. i am not bashing those who like the look of it as everyone is entitled to their own opinion which is why i am expressing mine.

    how many of you switched bodies to make it look like the truck it should be?? could you please post some pics here?? i have a nitro revo and love it but i am strongly considering switching over to electric after seeing videos of the brushless edition in action. i have never seen one in person so i am curious if i would need different body mounts or anything else to add a normal truck body to it?? thanks in advance for any help.

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    I agree... I just finished "converting" mine to the truck it should be... I picked up my new ERevo brushless a few days ago and have not had a chance to drive it yet because of the rain but I did outfit it with a 79 Ford truck body



    Heres a few pics and what I had to do to fit this body http://traxxas.com/forums/showthread...ab-on-new-ERBE
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    That looks nice!!! I have a few unpainted bodies sitting on the shelf...I think it's time to shoot some paint!! :-)

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    I hear ya. I just put an old school Revo 3.3 body on my ERBE (I de-badged it since taking this pic):


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    I am thinking about doing the same to mine...change the body. Nice looking trucks guys.
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    those look great guys! keep em' coming!! the stock look of the e-revo turns me off that much that i actually considered just buying the e-maxx instead but i already have 3 t-maxxes and one reavo nitro and i just love the suspension on the revo compared to the maxx.

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    Anybody know which truck bodies will work with the wing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by hco20001981 View Post
    Anybody know which truck bodies will work with the wing?
    You should be able to make any of the truck bodies work with a wing. You will just need to do some extra trimming on the tailgate to make clearance
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    ^^^ what he said

    I had 2 Traxxas truck bodies (Revo 3.3 bodies) and I had to trim some of the tailgate.

    And with the body I posted above, I had to make new rear holes that were about 1/4" further back from the originals.
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    Slash, I'm converting my Revo to brushless. Because your truck looks so good with that body thats what I'm going to do. I like that alot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by F1fan View Post
    Slash, I'm converting my Revo to brushless. Because your truck looks so good with that body thats what I'm going to do. I like that alot.
    Thanks man The same 79 Ford body is also available in a regular cab version so you would not have to extend the front bumper mount to make it fit. A lot of people dont even realize that the truck is a brushless Revo with that body on it
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    Since my Revo is the 2.5r chassis I think I might have to pick up a 3.3 chassis to run this type of body.


    Quote Originally Posted by SlashDigger View Post
    Thanks man The same 79 Ford body is also available in a regular cab version so you would not have to extend the front bumper mount to make it fit. A lot of people dont even realize that the truck is a brushless Revo with that body on it

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    I am purchasing the E-Revo brushless edition and will be using a truck body as well. I'm looking for a toyota type body that fits. Anybody know of any?

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    I put a Bajr body on mine.. The body is for a Slash but fits pretty good on my revo.

    The pics's were taken before scratches were added..





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    i just ordered a ford raptor body off ebay cant wait to see what it looks like, ill post pics once it comes which will be in like a month cuz paypal takes forever to authorize payments!

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    Quote Originally Posted by deanwrx View Post
    I hear ya. I just put an old school Revo 3.3 body on my ERBE (I de-badged it since taking this pic):

    does this body fit on an Erevo or do you have to make new mounting holes?

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    new mounting holes will need to be made. the nitro revo is aroud 1.5" inches shorter then the erevo.

    i went a different route, figured anything with monster wheels and a wing needs to be a truggy.


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    ok cool ty i put an emaxx body on mine and just made new holes and coverd up the original holes looked pretty good until my mothers boyfriend smashed it into a tree lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by DiamondDreads View Post
    i just ordered a ford raptor body off ebay cant wait to see what it looks like, ill post pics once it comes which will be in like a month cuz paypal takes forever to authorize payments!
    wow that sucks they are really fast for me i usually get my stuff i buy off the bay in like 3 days

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