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    All of these polished aluminum parts began as trx blue alum off of my ultimate.
    In the tub getting stipped now is the trx motor mount and plate and the strc electronics plate.







    Will add pics of finished truck.



    Last edited by cooleocool; 03-08-2015 at 06:02 PM. Reason: merge
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    Got it all back together.


    Now is only need to dye the chassis and servo black and swap the antenna tube for a black tube. And my battery strap. But those will be easy.
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    Very cool! I especially like that motor mount.
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    Nice! I de-anodized the VXL can on my MERV:



    I was going to do that to my Slash, but after I covered it with my fan and temp sticker, not much of the blue was visible!
    Seeing yours makes me want to do the steering blocks, C-hubs, and rear hub carriers.

    Good job!
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    Thanks guys. That can looks good. I'm a little scared to do the motor.
    On my servo, should I be able to dye worry free? Or should I just give it a quik coat of paint?
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    On a servo. I'd personally be afraid to dye it. Waterproof, but boiling water waterproof? I'm not sure. I'd probably just scuff it with 320 grit or a scotch bright pad and then use Krylon Fusion on it.
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    I have seen people use plasti dip after they have stripped the colours off to give that extra protection after it shines off.
    For the moment I like my blue theme, maybe will strip it to when I o longer like the looks of it, so far in metal, I like my FLM build, silver just makes a difference.

    Yeah, for motors is it not possible to take verything inside out first, or there should be no worry of that chemica going in. I zill skip the servo and get a silevr case.
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    For the servo, you could just open it up take it apart and dye the main body.

    No need to disassemble the motor.
    When I did my MERVs can, I used yellow cap Easy Off oven cleaner.
    I soaked a paper towel with the Easy Off and wrapped it around the can.
    After a while, I took off the paper towel and most of it was stripped.
    What was left, I sprayed with Easy Off and just wiped off with a new paper towel.
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    I used greased lighting to strip the anodize off. It's non hazardous. And a large jug was only $7. It only eats the anodize not the aluminum. Should be fine on me motor but I think I'll skip it for now since mine is red.
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    Got my new chassis dyed. Attempted a servo case but it didn't take. Will just spray it with some black
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    That came out really nice!!!
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    Chassis looks nice!
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    I boiled the water mixed it in the turkey pan dropped end the chassis in then set the oven on 120 for 45 mins. Then left it all to cool down before I removed the chassis. I didn't want to play the hot dye.
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