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    Rear chassis brace mod

    Anyone have thoughts regarding the rear chassis brace mod?

    Helpful in stiffening the rear any?

    I've seen a few mods using a steel pushrod mounted from the shock tower to wing mount.

    Does anyone the the actuall part numbers? I can't seem to find them. Push rod, brace and screw/nut size?

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    I believe the stock pushrod fits perfect

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    http://www.tvrrc.com/product1/tor_x_...vo_summit.html

    These are instant fit, but very expensive. Most guys just use a standard pushrod and some some aluminum or carbon to mount the pushrod to the shock tower.

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    This is kinda over kill but i do like the look of it..... A stock push rod is a perfect fit for the standard rear brace mod.
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    Good stuff. Many thanks. Like the east look of the tor-x set-up.

    Thoughts on bracing in general? Really don't want to break the chassis or bulkhead as they are a pain in but to replace.

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    The chassis is a bit on the weak side in the two most critical points that carry the bulk of the weight and take the brunt of the shock from hard landings. The Tor-X look nice but a bit on the pricy side when a stock push rod is a perfect fit. Whether you go with steel when you upgrade to aluminum push rods or just buy too many part or rollers with spares you usually end up with several extra rods. A little longer on the shock mount screws, one 4mm screw to go in the rear and a 5 minute fab job on a piece of aluminum, CF or anything else you happed to have alying around that is durable enough and you come out with the same solution for a lot less. Dont get me wrong, I spend more money on RC parts than I care to admit but this wont be one of them.

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    Foxprogt, think you could post some closeups of how you mounted those? And where did you get the short rods for the front?
    Last edited by planeboy95; 02-24-2013 at 07:55 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by planeboy95 View Post
    Foxprogt, think you could post some closeups of how you mounted those? And where did you get the short rods for the front?
    looks like slayer pushrods to me
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    Sure thing... They are modded shock braces that are bolted onto the body post. The front rods are indeed slayer pushrods. I cant take the credit for this tho. I seen someone else here (cant recall name) post a brief pic of there setup which was like this. I liked the look of it so im tring it out.


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    That front double brace is nice fox pro gt

    I think I used old t maxx tie rod and made a piece of aluminum.


    front I used random one

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    Nice setups boys. I like the double look. Thanks for the pic!

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    [QUOTE=racerkilla;5434114]That front double brace is nice fox pro gt

    I think I used old t maxx tie rod and made a piece of aluminum.


    front I used random one
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    How did you make the front one?

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    Its almost a direct fit. You only need to make something out of aluminum or carbon to mount the tie rod to shock towers. But as you are planning to buy the HPP motor brace you can just drill a hole in the center of the shock tower mounting plate from the HPP kit and bolt on your tie rod to the plate and shock tower.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WesleyK View Post
    Its almost a direct fit. You only need to make something out of aluminum or carbon to mount the tie rod to shock towers. But as you are planning to buy the HPP motor brace you can just drill a hole in the center of the shock tower mounting plate from the HPP kit and bolt on your tie rod to the plate and shock tower.

    And how do you make the front one or is the front one not really necessary for bashing?
    Last edited by Jasper Wouters; 02-26-2013 at 10:10 AM.

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    Most only use a back brace, but if you want a front brace its almost the same. Find a place to hook up your tie rod, which can be the body post like the image above, or the bolt between the shocks(also seen in the picture above). The back of the tie rod is mounted on the shock tower, just like the back side, so you will again need to make some sort of bracket out of aluminum or carbon.

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    Knock on wood, I have not had this issue, but the brace seems to be a simple and effective mod.

    On the side note - TVRrc's axles are interesting in design.

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    Yep, but can't really find how they perform, and they are EXPENSIVE

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