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Old 02-03-2010, 12:50 AM
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Hello.

I want to ask help from you guys who have a crawler.

Right now I have a two projects run at the same time.
I call them;

1. OEM RC Car - Use Original Equipment Manufacturer. Mean buy kits.
2. Homemade RC Car - Use materials around our house creatively to build the crawler. Use as little as possible oem kits.

This is just a two channel car.
I've got my radio already from one guy here.

Next, building the body.
For chasis, someone recomends me AX10.

How many type of chassis actually there is?
What are the best even can climb any rocks?
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Old 02-03-2010, 10:41 AM
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homemade will be the most fun to build.
you will need two MOA's (motor on axle) and a stick of pvc pipe
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I got this list after searching the google.

Any advice?

Body Shell
Chassis/Frame
Axles (Front & Rear)
Including the steering rack for the front axle.
Drive Shaft
Links
Transmission
Servo
Motor (Brushless is recommended)
Screws
Battery (LiPo is recommended)
Suspensions
Dampers
Wheels
Tyres
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What I did was bought a Losi Mini Crawler beater. Cost me $100.00. That way I would have just about everything I needed including electronics. Then I went from there. I turned the mini crawler into a scale crawler. (not quite finished yet) I made a new chassis, new links, new servo mount, new bumpers ect. because of the price I paid for the crawler I could put a few dollars in to it.

It's a great way to learn how to build something from scratch.
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Originally Posted by Emsley View Post
What I did was bought a Losi Mini Crawler beater. Cost me $100.00. That way I would have just about everything I needed including electronics. Then I went from there. I turned the mini crawler into a scale crawler. (not quite finished yet) I made a new chassis, new links, new servo mount, new bumpers ect. because of the price I paid for the crawler I could put a few dollars in to it.

It's a great way to learn how to build something from scratch.
Where you bought it?
Ebay?

Beside...
May I see it?
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Originally Posted by wgn_white View Post
Where you bought it?
Ebay?

Beside...
May I see it?
I just looked around until I found what I was looking for. I watched this forums for sale threads, Crawcanada, RCCrawler and even graigslist. It took the better part of 3 weeks to find one cheap.

When it is done I will post pictures. I am waiting for some new tires to come in, and I have to redo the proto type chassis. Should be about a week or so untill it is all done.
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Originally Posted by Emsley View Post
I just looked around until I found what I was looking for. I watched this forums for sale threads, Crawcanada, RCCrawler and even graigslist. It took the better part of 3 weeks to find one cheap.

When it is done I will post pictures. I am waiting for some new tires to come in, and I have to redo the proto type chassis. Should be about a week or so untill it is all done.
Are into a 1.9" scale model?
Because I am...
Can't wait to see yours...
Me, I'm still find the body and axle... used or new...
Chassis, I think I'm gonna make it my own...
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Originally Posted by wgn_white View Post
I got this list after searching the google.

Any advice?

Body Shell- tamiya f350 or tamiya hilux ($100)
Chassis/Frame- axial scx10 kit ($208 from rpphobby.com)
Axles (Front & Rear)-included
Including the steering rack for the front axle.
Drive Shaft- mips (50-75$)
Links-METAL(STOCK)
Transmission-Stock axial is good
Servo-hitec($50)
Motor (Brushless is recommended)-novak goat brushless system
Screws-included
Battery (LiPo is recommended)- 7.4v 5000mah lipo
Suspensions- stock is fine
Dampers-comes with
Wheels-stock 1.9 axials are best!(come with kit)
Tires- proline flatirons(come with kit)
here, i added everything that you need too make an awesome crawler

if you need any more help with this, feel free to ask me, i will post up pictures of mine later today.

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Hey buddy,Ive just finished my 1.9 Scale using my Wheely king drive line.
Heres a few pics to get you started.



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Only allowed 5 pics at a time.....heres the final pics finished....enjoy


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Originally Posted by ancich View Post
here, i added everything that you need too make an awesome crawler

if you need any more help with this, feel free to ask me, i will post up pictures of mine later today.
Thanks bro...
This is helping to clear my blurr...
I think I just wait after Chinese New Year to order my body shell.
BTW, can I ask, where you bought your body?
I tried ebay but the shipping cost to my place is more than the price of the body itself...

Originally Posted by beno3 View Post
Hey buddy,Ive just finished my 1.9 Scale using my Wheely king drive line.
Heres a few pics to get you started.

Scott
Originally Posted by beno3 View Post
Only allowed 5 pics at a time.....heres the final pics finished....enjoy

Scott
That's nice rig!
Parts list?

BTW, what is the name of that aluminium plate?
How to say its name to buy it I mean.
And what tool you use to cut it, was it using a grinder?
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There is no parts list mate....this is a custom buit rig.....used Wheely king diffs/trany/drive lines.....the rest has been hand crafted.






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Originally Posted by beno3 View Post
There is no parts list mate....this is a custom buit rig.....used Wheely king diffs/trany/drive lines.....the rest has been hand crafted.

Beno
Yeah, that's what I mean.
The oem parts list.
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just try rpphobby for the body, best shipping and nice people!
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Originally Posted by ancich View Post
just try rpphobby for the body, best shipping and nice people!
I've checked them out.
But they don't have scale body like ford, toyota, or am I miss something?
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