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    RC Turnbuckle Jr. O.G.'s Avatar
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    New roller off ebay??

    Has anyone ever bought a new roller off ebay? I'm looking at a new slash Ultimate 4x4 roller for about $218 + 16 shipping.

    Any opinions? I would need tires, servo, radio, motor/esc, body to complete.

    I don't intend on using the stock tires anyway, and I just picked up a couple servo's that I can use on the project.
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    Quote Originally Posted by O.G. View Post
    Has anyone ever bought a new roller off ebay? I'm looking at a new slash Ultimate 4x4 roller for about $218 + 16 shipping.

    Any opinions? I would need tires, servo, radio, motor/esc, body to complete.

    I don't intend on using the stock tires anyway, and I just picked up a couple servo's that I can use on the project.
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    Do you plan on racing or bashing?
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    Bashing only. I have a 2wd Slash I race with but bought a different 4x4 truck for racing.
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    I was actually looking at picking my current build off of eBay. I picked up a used one from RC-Fan. I knew i'd change out 50% of the parts anyways. I had fun just tearing into the truck and learning it. Get the feel of it before you bash it. Even though I have the same platform, the P4de, I still havent busted into it. Since having 5 rigs they all get equal attention. LOL

    I'd much rather buy a roller vs a new one and selling off the parts. Then you have to worry about selling the stuff. Some people like doing it, i'm more of a hoarder of parts.
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    To the OP: I bought the exact same roller and paid the same price. I have no complaints. Only swapped the motor mount and A arms. So far its been a great truck. And total build was less than a new one. Just had to shop for good deals.

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    If you plan to upgrade it, get a used one, it will be cheaper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RC-Fan View Post
    If you plan to upgrade it, get a used one, it will be cheaper.
    I always say I won't upgrade very many parts but you know how that goes.

    I don't think I could buy a new one and sell off enough parts to come out ahead that way.

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    I placed the order for a pre-roller of ebay, but it says the optional diff is not included. Is this something I need?
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    Nah, the slipper is fine to get started with - I've used the diff and love the way it changes the handling but, for bashing, the slipper works well and makes power slides very easy - a little more like the 2wd - probably more like your current driving experience. Unless your going to race this truck it's not an essential upgrade, nice, but not essential - HTH
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    I am racing the slash. The diff is not essential. I am using the slipper and it works fine. I found with the diff the front tires spin easily. I would rather have power to all 4 at the same rate. IMO.

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    Congrarts on your Slash The center diff is not necessary for bashing but you will need part #6893x for your slipper & you might want to upgrade to kings head motor mount with larger bearing
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    Quote Originally Posted by DriveItLikeYaStoleIT View Post
    Congrarts on your Slash The center diff is not necessary for bashing but you will need part #6893x for your slipper & you might want to upgrade to kings head motor mount with larger bearing
    Will I need part6893x to run the truck without the center diff?
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    Quote Originally Posted by O.G. View Post
    Will I need part6893x to run the truck without the center diff?
    It should already come w/ a plastic version of that part, but the aluminum one you linked to is highly recommended.

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