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    Replacement Chassis for Rustler VXL.

    I broke my chassis on the bottom side where the pin goes through the rear lower control arm. It appears to be an extremely weak point of the chassis. I searched the internet for a replacement, but I can only seem to find aluminum, and I don't really want to spend the money. Can anyone direct me to a stock replacement for the Rustler VXL? Thanks in advance.

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    RPM makes the rear control arm . Did you brake the control arm or the transmission case ? Hears the pdf on the rear . http://traxxas.com/sites/default/fil...r_100118_0.pdf
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    Sounds like you broke a transmission case and not the chassis.

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    You guys are right. I broke the the transmission case and not the chassis. The control arm is intact, its the transmission case. I'm new to this game. So, where can I get a reliable transmission case?

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    Your lhs or buytraxxas.com or ebay . You'll hv to take everything out of you old case and put it in the new case . I would wait till you get a new case before tearing it apart that way you can just transfer parts over to new case .
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    Hears an upgrade for the transmission case off ebay . http://www.ebay.com/itm/RPM-73612-Tr...item5aed0198c5 or go with the stock one witch be a little cheaper .
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcsullivan105 View Post
    You guys are right. I broke the the transmission case and not the chassis. The control arm is intact, its the transmission case. I'm new to this game. So, where can I get a reliable transmission case?
    If you're looking for something other than stock, there are quite a few options. I would go with one that has replaceable arm mounts, so that if it happens again you won't have to replace the entire trans case. FLM, RPM, and Hot Racing are a few options with that setup.

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    Hear is the stock case for under 10 . http://www.ebay.com/itm/Traxxas-Slas...item3ccdcf8620
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    I like the idea of replaceable control arm mounts, as it seems pretty vulnerable. Will any of those upgraded models work with the Traxxas wheelie bar?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcsullivan105 View Post
    I like the idea of replaceable control arm mounts, as it seems pretty vulnerable. Will any of those upgraded models work with the Traxxas wheelie bar?
    I would say yas on the RMP an stock , but not sure on the others harry said .
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    Cool. Thanks fellas.

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    I run the rpm transmission, and it's been great. Much better than the stock one. Plus, it gives you the option to have 3 degrees of toe-in, something that helps the rustler a lot.

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    Here is my Hot Racing tranny installed:





    Stay away from Golden Horizons transmissions.
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