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Old 01-20-2009, 01:19 AM   #1
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i want to get some aluminum parts for my e-revo. where should i start? (concidering a limited budget) please reply if you know anything about this stuff.
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Old 01-20-2009, 06:10 AM   #2
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What's the reason you're wanting aluminum? Durability, looks, something else? If you're looking for durability just get the RPM arms, cheaper, lighter, nearly unbreakable.

The E-revo is a pretty heavy beast stock, I wouldn't consider adding aluminum unless you're just looking for something that looks good.
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Old 01-21-2009, 10:04 AM   #3
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i a, assuming you've researched into aluminum, and you are sure that is what you want but it can be quite expensive, for example: the only aluminum part ive ever bought is an associated front bulkhead. plastic would've costed me 1.99, I ended up spending 12.99 which would be about $17.50. see my point?

anyway, if you are sure that is what you want I'd choose the parts which you find easiest to break, because there is no point in spending a lot of money on aluminum parts that you wont break if they weren't aluminum, so if your budget is small, get the breakable parts, the more money you have, the more you can spend. I currently have a couple of aluminum parts on my b4 (none on my others) no complaints really, they protect well but damn expensive.

but of course the e-revo isn't really a buggy so i wouldn't recommend aluminum, much like miller time said rpm arms are better apart from if for looks.
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Unless you are building a really cool looking, really expensive shelf queen stay away from the aluminum. I am sure you have read or will read that aluminum will just transfer the shock to another part and break that part. I have the E-revo and have bashed it hard without damage yet. The only thing I would start with is get the RPM arms and then just go run it. Don't get sucked into the aluminim cool factor it will leave you broke and with a headache.
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