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    Quote Originally Posted by ViperZ View Post
    Looks good! I too dug out longer pins for mine. One thing you should notice is there is very little back and forth play with this clutch, its makes a nice and tight gear box.
    yeah I know what you mean by little back and forth play but, my concern is with too much slipping I think the spur could melt so I have it on the tight side
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    looking at the car's rear shock tower, I'm thinking of redoing it so, this is what I come up so far as a mock up,

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    I'm liking what I'm seeing!

    If you are further modifying your existing towers, it would look finished if you de anodized them and polished them up.

    Or re anodize them

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    I'm thinking de-anodize and polished them.
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    here it is after I cut with hacksaw, taking its shape

    and now, just have to drill holes
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    Cool, what are you using for the blank?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ViperZ View Post
    Cool, what are you using for the blank?
    my T-Maxx chassis.
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    I guess you didn't need that one anymore

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    Quote Originally Posted by ViperZ View Post
    I guess you didn't need that one anymore
    its been used for scraps quite sometimes lol
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    Nice to have on hand. I have many blank aluminum sheets from my computer modding days as well as real car modding. Nothing blue anodized however

    I was looking at this on ebay, and wondering how it fit in as it looks like a person could just cut one out of carbon fiber blank sheet, provided it's the right thickness.

    http://www.ebay.ca/itm/TRAXXAS-XO-1-...item58a2970138

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    I actually looking at that exact one lol then I have also the end wing carbon fiber from my 1:1 car that I can put for use
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    here it is now mounted,
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    Looks good!

    Ha, Ha, Your priorities may need adjustment....

    @ the car meet:

    Car Geek "Dude why is that section missing out of your wing??"

    Humay "I ahh, needed a section of it for my RC shock tower"


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    Hahaha.......

    Another Car Geek enthusiast saw it and patch it with large bandage.....here you go bro, I fixed it for you
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    I was talking about this on someone's thread were the front c-hub pin use e-clips and found out to be a bit short so, I had this idea of using t-maxx pin and cut it to length just enough to protrude to the aluminum C-hub. let the pictures do the talking




    cut to length

    upon fitting it I noticed its a bit larger than stock pin which is perfect to get rid of play

    stock on left and that washer wont fit on t-maxx pin.

    all done.


    I also braced up the rear tower with the existing one
    before:


    after:

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    Nice pin mod and double tower

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    before I put the brace I can see flex a little bit but now that brace is there I get 0 flex

    now that I have the front pin mod, I don't have that rocking play.
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    Good to hear! That's awesome!

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    I didn't like the way my first receiver tray mounted in there so, I cut/shape the remaining t-maxx chassis.

    old

    new
    Last edited by humayrayakongkinaon; 04-22-2014 at 10:28 PM.
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    anyone ever have this on their Rally/sl4sh?
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/191139906553...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
    I just bought one, I've been wanting it for quite sometimes now
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    No, I have always intrigued by them, however was hesitant as I felt they would get banged and scraped up at the bottom of the chassis.

    Silver, maybe

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    Quote Originally Posted by ViperZ View Post
    No, I have always intrigued by them, however was hesitant as I felt they would get banged and scraped up at the bottom of the chassis.

    Silver, maybe
    i guess I'd be the first one to have one lol and not have to worry about getting it all scratch up since my bottom all covered up
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    You're good to go then

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    I haven't run mine with GPS lately, so decided to run it today and I don't know if I mentioned this already but I change my spur to 38T instead of 36T, so gearing at 20T/38T..... I got 69.07mph but seems like if I could stretch it longer it can go 75mph.
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    did another run today after work and this happen to me.


    the crash looks bad as it hit to the curb but all I find on the body is a small scratch on my gorilla tape, good thing I did that


    with all my crashes and blow over this is the part I didn't inspect, oh well.....this would be a good excuse for an upgrade
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    Oh, good to see it's nothing really serious!

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    Considering how quick this car moves, it could have been significantly more severe. I'm very glad she's OK.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ViperZ View Post
    Oh, good to see it's nothing really serious!
    Quote Originally Posted by CrashTestDummy View Post
    Considering how quick this car moves, it could have been significantly more severe. I'm very glad she's OK.
    Yeah, I'm just glad it didn't happen at full speed.
    Took it apart last night so that I dont have to do alot when my HR bulkhead shows up and I order the STRC aluminum bellcrank.

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    I knew that crash was to good to be true , look back to inspect further more and see my rear right adapter all scratched up.

    and behind that

    tried to straightened it a little bit but its not gonna be perfect so, ordered a new ones.
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    Sometimes, still could be worse

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    yeah, with all the speed this cars can do, crashes can happen unexpectedly

    the more I see the 1/8 low profile bandito tires, the more I really want them I bet it would look nice with the scalpel body
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    Quote Originally Posted by humayrayakongkinaon View Post
    yeah, with all the speed this cars can do, crashes can happen unexpectedly

    the more I see the 1/8 low profile bandito tires, the more I really want them I bet it would look nice with the scalpel body
    Better to find that extra damage now than to think you have it all fixed and then have more downtime later on because something got missed.

    I think the Banditos would be a great choice...give it some extra scale appeal !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrashTestDummy View Post
    Better to find that extra damage now than to think you have it all fixed and then have more downtime later on because something got missed.

    I think the Banditos would be a great choice...give it some extra scale appeal !!
    Good thing I'm on vacation next week, I have all the time to inspect every parts.

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    What are you going to put the Banditos on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ViperZ View Post
    What are you going to put the Banditos on?
    I've always wanted the scalpel when I saw it, I even have a thread somewhere about it lol so, I might go for that with banditos tires.

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    Scalpel or lowered truck would be ok....

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    Quote Originally Posted by humayrayakongkinaon View Post
    I was talking about this on someone's thread were the front c-hub pin use e-clips and found out to be a bit short so, I had this idea of using t-maxx pin and cut it to length just enough to protrude to the aluminum C-hub. let the pictures do the talking




    cut to length

    upon fitting it I noticed its a bit larger than stock pin which is perfect to get rid of play

    stock on left and that washer wont fit on t-maxx pin.

    all done.

    Great tip! I'll try that. Just ordered 5161...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sverige View Post

    Great tip! I'll try that. Just ordered 5161...
    your welcome!! I find the stock pin a tad bit smaller so it has a tiny play/wobble and on top of that you have to put a spacer/washer to get rid of the back and forth play on the C-block. move on to the steering hub, it has up and down play as well so for now I use Teflon washer on the top shoulder screw.
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    Received my HR aluminum bulkhead LCG today, here are some following pics,



    one thing for sure its machined finish and not mold

    its a bit on the thin side about 1mm thick, HR could have rib along the edges

    also they didn't have the lip as it meet/contact to the chassis

    compare to stock

    what I like about it is, you can take it apart in two pieces, so the steering bellcrank stays in.
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    Looks like a nice piece. The segmented assembly is like the RPM one.

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