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my custom rustler SANDRAIL check it out

Old 11-16-2012, 10:03 PM
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So i was looking for a rc sandrail and no one had one for sale. I didnt want a rc4wd chassis (too much money) so i decided to build my own. I started with a rustler chassis and i let my mind figure it out from there. It took me 8 days to build this rail (spare time at work) and here are all the pics of the build. Tomorrow 11-17-12 ill put it through the test on my track and ill try to post a video of it (if it survives) and then take it all apart and send it to the powder coat company for a fresh coat of black lol. Thanks for looking there are 18 pics total.

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Old 11-16-2012, 10:11 PM
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Old 11-16-2012, 10:13 PM
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all i need to finish this project is a set of paddle tires and mo-hawks and my lexan panels stay tuned for updates

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drove it this morning and it was fun i ran a complete lipo maybe 35 min of just fun watching something i built jump in the air
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Looks bad ass. Will look killer once you get the panels on
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Get some SC rims and Carver tires for the front, the ST ones look whack with the SC rears..
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guys keep the ideas coming thanks
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At the risk of posting a logical suggestion on the creative black hole that is RCTech, at that scale I think it'd be more proportional to use 1.9" wheels & tires. It's already got hex axles so any onroad car wheel would work (and there's plenty of great-looking options among the Trans-Am crowd) and RC4WD has some nice rear paddles and front ribs.

I assume you're using Slash/Rustler front stubs, in which case the camber mounts on the uprights will need to be relocated. Shoot me a PM if you need a hand.

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Damn Mike!!! Those are some pimp front meats!!!
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i did a few braces today and im starting on the front brace from the shock tower to the front of the rail body
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this is now for sale make offer

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