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    My Custom "Monster" Summit

    Tekin RX8/T8 2000kv on Kershaw Designs 4s 7000mah Lipo's pushing 40+ mph (On GPS) with stock spur and 20t pinion.
    Typically run an 11t hot racing hardened steel pinion for pure crawling, also have the stock 14t and a 17t.
    Dual Savox SA1230SG's 500 oz/inch EACH using the CC BEC
    21 Nichia LED's 28 Lumen each total of 588+ Lumen powered by a 11.1v 3s 1200mah Lipo.
    Black Rit-dye Chassis and LT Rockers, Green Blaze Pastidip Exo-cage.
    Cut Trencher X's on Axial 8 Hole wheels, Also have cut w/ no foam Mudslingers on black Desperado's and stocker's of course.
    Custom painted flat black summit body w/ silver on the underside to show through after scratching.
    Avid bearing's in differentials and hubs, stainless steel drive shafts and custom drilled hardened steel spider gears cut from the output pinions you receive with the spider gear replacements. There's a few small things I left out but I think that's about it LOL......





















    This is what the LED's look like in action..I have added 3 LED's to the front bumper since so another 90 lumen. LOL (This is the old body.)

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    I am really diggin the green roll cage
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    that last night shot picture all lit up is just wicked. very nice summit. thanks for sharing.
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    Very sick.

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    Very cool.. Really dig the green exo cage.

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    Nice rig. How do the foam-less mud slingers crawl? It is obvious you like running 6s lipos, those trenchers look well worn.
    Last edited by noir 522; 05-18-2013 at 02:18 AM.
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    WOW I'm GREEN with envy

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    zach:
    i have been gone for a while...but where did you get the green dust boots on your drive shafts?.......painted?
    summit /mustang /stampede-2s spc lipo

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    If it got dark you wouldn't even notice with all those LED's!
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    Quote Originally Posted by noir 522 View Post
    Nice rig. How do the foam-less mud slingers crawl? It is obvious you like running 6s lipos, those trenchers look well worn.
    It crawls better cut with no foams...they really dont have alot of use yet so they aren't as good as the cut trencher x's as they are verry soft after some good abuse. IMO if you have ther servos to turn wide tires get the x's and beat them until the foams start to give up, then cut the small lugs out. They actually rival the stock canyons as they put a larger patch down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by reod12x2 View Post
    zach:
    i have been gone for a while...but where did you get the green dust boots on your drive shafts?.......painted?
    Blaze Green Plastidip sprayed into a small container and mixed with the clear plastidip to thicken (makes it brushable). Spin the axle and brush on multiple coats. As plastidip is rubber based it actually makes the boots stronger and thicker. Grab the make your own color kit and make them virtually any color you see fit.
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    Here is a short crawling vid from this winter, my brother in law and I.




    Yeah they actually blind you when facing anywhere in your direction..
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    This is with the old dewalt, stock gearing on 4s.
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    Wow. That's a pretty sick rig!
    What broke, uh, needs upgrading now?

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    Here she is with the Mudslinger's


    The Tekin Rx8/T8 2000kv..axle twisting, ground shredding, tire ballooning, diff erupting POWER...and smooth as silk crawling for 4+hrs on KD 7000mah lipo's. Not to mention it's now 100% waterproofed....does it really get any better??
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    What did you do for the water proofing of the 1230`s?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Northern Adventurer View Post
    What did you do for the water proofing of the 1230`s?
    Being nosy (and looking through his photo bucket pix) I think he used the plastic dip method.
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    Quote Originally Posted by noir 522 View Post
    Being nosy (and looking through his photo bucket pix) I think he used the plastic dip method.
    They were coated with liquid black tape. .now I found (After disassembling them.) they are fully gasketed so I dielectric greased the seams. I am also considering clear plasti diping them but since the grease has been on them there has been no moisture inside. They have been completely submerged but it was very brief. I will throw a post up if I have issues or the next time a gear fails and give my review on just dielectric grease. Just to give Northern a heads up these servo gears are not all steel there are two (What I consider) sacrificial gears which are brass that don't necessarily break but wear to the point that the gears are no longer meshed. My brother in law has a nearly identical set up..the gears failed within 2 days of each other. He is a genious and found a plastic gear replacement due to the savox gear set being 30 bucks these are 10 bucks for 6 of them. Im not at liberty to annouce the exact brand or gear we buy but buying the entire savox gear set is a bit ridiculous.
    Last edited by ZachDaddy67; 05-21-2013 at 10:08 AM. Reason: Additional info.
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    Very nice set up , w/ all those lights must be fun driving it at night
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    Thanks for the heads up on the gears.

    Any reason you chose two savox 1230`s? one for me is way more powerfull than the stock setup.

    Although I am a fan of overkill
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    With an aluminum bell crank...the spring removed and a solid shim to replace it..you pretty much turn whenever you want to..Diff locked and tires pinched it just slides the truck or pushes the rock....LOL Yeah it's a bit over kill, but I was tired of watching the bell crank move and the tires not turn and figured two would be better.
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    To help minimize tire ballooning, buy your tires unmounted, buy some Gorilla Tape, turn tires inside out and apply two wraps of Gorilla Tape. This won't stop ballooning, but it will minimize it. I did this with my Tekin powered Summit, and it helped alot.
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    ^^^Out for a day of crawling with my brother in-law.
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    truck looks sick man! love the lights and LOVE the green cage! bought a spare cage to do that with but its just been sitting on the shelf :P

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    Awesome Looking Rig

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    Nice Rig dude!!!!

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    green on black looks good....how does the roll cage paint hold up in a rollover?

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    Thanks...it holds up ok, just depends on where you run. I have rolled it hundreds of times and the pics above are from last weekend. Top of the cage is the worst, but that's to be expected. Btw its plasti-dip not paint..I think I should have let it cure a couple weeks before running it.
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    Traxxas should sell the roll age in white, so we can dye it. Just saying.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by warnerhouse View Post
    Traxxas should sell the roll age in white, so we can dye it. Just saying.....
    Yes...they should.
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    Why not ask traxxas that? I think you could talk to them by customer support. When you dye plastic vs painting is the fact that dye doesn't rub off like paint. I think RPM should make a white cage for the summit that can be dyed bit they don't.

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