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Old 02-28-2019, 12:18 PM
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Last summer (2018), I had an itch to scratch. I wanted to go stupid fast.
So after an exhaustive search, I came to the conclusion I had to decide on one of 4 options.
1. Spend $$$ on a Scale looking "Toy" that looks very convincing but is so-so in the speed and modification dept.
2. Spend $$$$ on a not very scale looking but very competitive and highly purpose built machine
3. Spend $$ on a not very scale and very bare bones hobby grade machine
4. Spend $ and make exactly what I want from bits and pieces of some of #2 and #3...........

Obviously I went with #4, and I wanted to share the results!
I started with the rear pod and axle from an X12, as well as the complete front suspension components.
Purchased a lovely fiberglass plate chassis and GORGEOUS ProMod Mustang from Rudis Motorsport.
https://www.rudismotorsports.com/
Lastly I found some nice cheap aluminum bits on Amazon - as well as some RJSpeed clamp mount hubs from AmainHobbies.
After some exhaustive cad work and 3D printed bits and pieces......Here it is ready to rip!!

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Great job! Looks killer and looks like a brand name kit. The front end should be plenty strong too for pass after pass.
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Looks really good man. Excited to see how fast she goes!
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what's the wheelbase on that thing?
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Originally Posted by st_dragn_wagen View Post
what's the wheelbase on that thing?
300mm
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Originally Posted by Tamiyadan View Post
question how much actual steering do you have?

I'm building a home brew Top Fuel dragster and I've started kitchen floor testing and want a comparison. i have not gone outside yet to mess around because the ground is covered in snow. my wheelbase is 600mm for comparison.
You don't need alot of steering when you just want to go straight with something this fast..... I currently have 75deg of throw lock to lock (-30deg(inboard)/+45deg(outboard) from center)
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300mm
hmmm... what's the longest wheelbase you think that body could fit over?
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Depends on how good you want it to look. I don't think anything more than 300mm is going to look right. You might be able to squeeze in another 30mm.
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