Hey fella's and ladies. Ive' been running the old Slash for a good while and repairing breaks along the way. This is my go to truck at the track and bashing in the yard. I don't race, just mainly go with my buddy and spend hours at a time learning some stuff while there. I work quite a bit so I don't have the time to get into races as i'd like. I just have the bashers mentality and try to make the laps. LOL
The truck gets totally neglected and whatever parts I carry along with me tend to fix the problem and I throw it back on the track for more punishment. What more can you ask for this is one tough platform.
I have a few set of upgrades to it. First off I purchased the truck 18 months ago with another one for a good price. It was basic with the XL5 and Titan 12T. I kept that in there as long as the trip it went shipping to me. At the time I ran it with an SV2 and Tacon 3650 2950kv 2-pole. I ran that for a couple months and was satisfied until I passed it off to my bro in law. I kept the speed control then thew a CC 3800kv and ran that for about a year. Then went to a Vektor 4000kv (CC rebranded HPI). This is very similar to the 3800 with a couple hundred more kv. Maybe not the same quality but its a nice little motor and hardley ever get above warm. I purchased this motor to test them and they can be found fairly cheap. I picked up 2 for a Benjamin. My other upgrades include: RPM F/R bumpers, shock towers, & a-arms. On the 4 corners I have STRC c-blocks and carriers. I have Traxxas ano links, BB's, upgraded 4x4 belcrank with Erevo Servo protector mod to protect the servo arm from the Servo. I'm running 6852x rear shafts to house the power to the wheels. Also installed is an Outerwears shroud to help keep some of the trash off the chassis.
I currently have a GH alloy gearbox that I'm transfering the gears to the RMP one (pics). I'm also updating the slipper to the AVID Triad with STRC layshaft to accept this AE Slipper. I also picked up a Proline Front Skid.
I feel like i'm leaving something out. No matter if I think of it i'll post it up.
Here are a few before pics. Not real recent though.
Stock when I received it:
Ford SVT Raptor:
Stock body all taped up Camo Style:
Action shot at Katy RC Track:
I'm uploading the tranny pics and will update with others during the install. Still not sure what body i'm going to slap on this. I've beat these other down, still usable for bashing.
Thanks for looking.