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    braces

    i broke my shassis and bulkhead again yesterday. what is the best chassis brace?
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    Start off with a 4 piece T bone and aluminum bulkheads
    Last edited by 50togo; 01-28-2013 at 05:25 PM.

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    I vote for Tbone chassis and any chassis mounted rollcage. It works amazingly well.
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    id say start off with the 4 peice skid plate and then some aluminum front and rear chassis braces for the top i think both can be found on ebay

    BTW where can you buy a rollcage that fits a merv, i havnt been able to find any on ebay, and they have been sold out on the toyz for a while

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    and maybe some alu bulkheads

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    So are there two different t bone sets for the merv and mini slash? And what is the 4th piece? Front skid ,middle skid, rear skid ,??????
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    4 pieces is with a wheelie bar

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    So is it a different kit for the slash? I'm pretty sure I have seen 2 styles, one with a front skid that would protect the servo better than the other.
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    Should I get the t bone or 2.4 ghz first?
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    That's a good one. If you can go without hitting anything or jumping too hard! Get the 2.4!

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    I would go 2.4 first, like 50 said be easy with it and you won't need it, which we all know is hard to do!
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    I used the full t-bone kit and once I learned to drive and got all rpm arms and gh alum hub carriers I took the t-bone back off. You loose ground clearance and it takes 10 extra min to do anything to the merv. T-bones kit works great and saved me cash several times cartwheeling at 60mph. I don't do 20' jumps though, just short course track/ street.

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    Quote Originally Posted by braaap58 View Post
    You loose ground clearance
    Not so much with mine, it "hugs" the chassis, I guess this would be the newer style?

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