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Old 07-24-2008, 11:54 PM   #1
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Talking TEK18XX - Outdoor race-truggy

Yes...at last...it will be off.. everything is ordred besides the centreshaft... i need some CF or glasfibre 4mm

The truck will be using Exoteks TEK18X parts,but will recive a 10-20 mm longer bottom,top and centreshaft..not decided yet about the length..

A friend will CNC a new chassi for me with the DP wt arms and cvds..some MLST tires and rims..i think it will be a real cool outdoor "killer"..

The toyz..

RC18T Wide Track Conversion CVDs Swing Shafts (item #TOYZ44) $16.99 x 2
$33.98 Associated RC18T 18R 18B Complete bearing set 15 Bearings (item #TOYZ07) $11.99 x 1
$11.99 RC18T MIP Super Diff Differential Out Drives 18B 18MT (item #1444) $14.99 x 2
$29.98 Mini LST blue aluminum wheel hub hex (item #MTMLST100) $8.99 x 1
$8.99 RC18T Wide Track Conversion Black Delrin arms by DP (item #105 Black) $19.99 x 2
$39.98 Yellow with black shadow shadow The Toyz decals. (item #YellowBlack) $0.99 x 1
$0.99 Sub Total: 125.91 Shipping: & Express Intl. ) 47.00 TaxWA) 0.00 Total: 172.91


Losipartshouse..

1 ASC21146 ASC21146 Screw Set: 18-T, 18-MT
$5.80 $5.80 1 ASC21008 ASC21008 Suspension: 18T, 18-MT
$2.48 $2.48 1 ASC21010 ASC21010 Rear Hub Carrier: 18-T,18-MT
$2.48 $2.48 1 ASC21016 ASC21016 Steering Block: 18-T, 18-MT
$2.48 $2.48 1 ASC21022 ASC21022 Differential & Input Gear: 18-T, 18-MT
$3.31 $3.31 1 ASC21025 ASC21025 Gearbox Cases: 18-T, 18-MT
$4.14 $4.14 1 ASC21141 ASC21141 Diff Shim Set,.324x.409x.005 (4): 18-T, 18-MT
$1.65 $1.65 1 LNS7171 LNS7171 Titanium Shock Ball Studs: 18-T
$12.95 $12.95 1 LNS7172 LNS7172 Short Titanium Ball Studs: 18-T
$5.75 $5.75 1 LNS7173 LNS7173 Long Titanium Ball Studs: 18-T
$5.95 $5.95 1 NVK3051 NVK3051 Mongoose Micro BL System 10.5T (7300kv)
$149.95 $149.95 1 LNS1065 LNS1065 Turnbuckle Kit,1-1/2" (2)
$9.95 $9.95 2 LNS1064 LNS1064 1-3/8" Punisher Plus Titanium Turnbuckle Kit
$9.95 $19.90 1 LOSB1110 LOSB1110 Aluminum Racing Shock Absorber Set(4):Mini-T
$24.85 $24.85 1 LOSB1111 LOSB1111 Front Shock Shafts (pr): Mini-T
$4.98 $4.98 1 LOSB1112 LOSB1112 Rear Shock Shafts (pr): Mini-T
$4.98 $4.98 2 LOSB1113 LOSB1113 Shock Cartridges/Seals (2): Mini-T
$2.90 $5.80 1 LOSB1114 LOSB1114 Racing Shock Plastics & Hardware: Mini-T
$3.73 $3.73 1 LOSB1117 LOSB1117 FR Shock Springs (3pr): Mini-T
$6.64 $6.64 1 LOSB1119 LOSB1119 R Shock Springs (3pr): Mini-T
$6.64 $6.64 1 PAR10086 PAR10086 X-CITER STADIUM TRUCK BODY MLST
$12.75 $12.75 1 LOSB0967 LOSB0967 Dish Wheel, Yellow/Kingpin Tire Mounted (4): MLST/2
$24.06 $24.06 1 SPM1210 SPM1210 SPEKTRUM Pro Micro Receiver 3-Channel Rx
$84.95 $84.95
Sub-Total
$406.17

EXOTEKRACING


Name Price/QTY QTY Price 1012 NYLON BATTERY POSTS $3.50 1 $3.50 MICRO SERVO MOUNTS
COLOR: RED $8.95 1 $8.95 NYLON SWIVELL ENDS/ CONED WASHERS
MODEL TYPE: TEK18/ LXT $2.95 1 $2.95 1020 CARBON STEERING PLATE $2.95 1 $2.95 TEK18X Chassis Conversion
COLOR: GUN METAL $99.95 1 $99.95 TEK18 SLIPPER CLUTCH $24.95 1 $24.95 1004 ALLOY FRONT BULKHEAD
COLOR: BLUE $14.95 1 $14.95 RC18T/B CARBON TOWERS- REAR $14.95 1 $14.95 RC18T/B CARBON TOWER- FRONT
MODEL TYPE: RC18B ONLY $13.95 1 $13.95 1005 STEERING RACK
COLOR: BLUE $7.95 1 $7.95 Shipping Charge (Shipping): $30.00 Subtotal: 10 $225.05 Grand Total: $225.05


Name: CF Sheet 1.5mm 4.25x11.875 Item Number: $20.00 USD
Item Name: CF Sheet 1.5mm 9.0x11.875 Item Number: CFR002 Quantity: 1 Total: $36.00 USD
Cart Subtotal: $56.00 USD Shipping: $12.00 USD Sales Tax:
Cart Total: $68.00 USD


CF Sheet 2.0mm 9.0x11.875 Item Number: CFR004 Quantity: 1 Total: $41.00 USD
Cart Subtotal: $41.00 USD Shipping: $12.00 USD Sales Tax:
Cart Total: $53.00 USD
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Old 07-25-2008, 03:15 PM   #2
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just out of curiosity, why 4mm? that seems excessively thick to me. the exotek 18x is 1.8mm i believe 2mm may be easier to find but 4? the chassis will have almost no flex/grip, especially if your running dirt.
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Name: CF Sheet 1.5mm 4.25x11.875 Item Number: $20.00 USD
Item Name: CF Sheet 1.5mm 9.0x11.875 Item Number: CFR002 Quantity: 1 Total: $36.00 USD
Cart Subtotal: $56.00 USD Shipping: $12.00 USD Sales Tax:
Cart Total: $68.00 USD


CF Sheet 2.0mm 9.0x11.875 Item Number: CFR004 Quantity: 1 Total: $41.00 USD
Cart Subtotal: $41.00 USD Shipping: $12.00 USD Sales Tax:
Cart Total: $53.00 USD
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just out of curiosity, why 4mm? that seems excessively thick to me. the exotek 18x is 1.8mm i believe 2mm may be easier to find but 4? the chassis will have almost no flex/grip, especially if your running dirt.
Uhhh 4mm???? - Looks like two 1,5mm sheets & one 2mm sheet (am I missing something??).

Thomas usually knows what his doing - 4mm doesn't sound like him.

I'd like to know more about his thoughts about the centre shaft.
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Old 07-25-2008, 11:19 PM   #4
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Ohh,no the chassi will be in 2mm bottom 1.5mm topdeck

The centreshaft is 4mm

but still looking for a decent firm to do this job..contaced one, and hoping for good anwsers..i have a friend that can do this, but can ake some while..
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Old 07-30-2008, 04:53 AM   #5
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Some parts showed up today
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Old 07-31-2008, 12:31 AM   #6
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updates..



MIP diffar..



Chassi...den e FET-Bred



Losi shocks...



lite utfj..


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Old 07-31-2008, 07:29 AM   #7
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Finaly, almost done...only a servo arm, some cells and we have a lift of..













(sorry for the Swe erlier..)
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looking good
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Wow! Looks incredible Thomas....Great Job!
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Old 07-31-2008, 11:35 PM   #10
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Thanks GH and Morati.

It wont be 20mm long as i wrote in my erlier post..i will only be doing it app 5-8 mm longer than stock. the goal is to still be able to use

jconcept,proline bodies (truck)

i think im on little deep water here, but the "length" il be doing..

where should it be, from centre bulkhead and rear?, or front?
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Old 08-01-2008, 09:43 AM   #11
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Bought some lunsford kit to my TEK car..and they where "regular" not "small RC18"...so they are fat...they wont fit in topdeck without dremeling...

So i found some @ home ASC6271 fiting ACE even with Lunsford ballstuds..

so if you are out, or cant wait for a kit, buy some loose t-buckles and then thoose, it is 12 in a P..



dont miss to juice up the buckles with some lubricant



Done...Left Stock Lunsford, right AE smaller B-cups

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how do you like the losi shocks i have seen a couple guys do this to there rc18t
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Hmm, they are slightly longer so i do not know how they work on a non Widetrack conversion RC18. as usualy on this dampers the seal wont hold..2 ios a must, and that is tricky to get it non leak...beside that they are good...not sure yet, the longer arms produce another "effect" not know what that terms is called... but i hope i can test them Sat...
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Update: TEK18XT



Man do i luuuv thoose car or what??...the truck was waaay to soft and with the extreme long traveling on rear arms, the car felt little "wormie"..didnt jump very well...

went from 20 to 27.5 oil, moved the rear shocks on arms (new hole) 6.2mm out... and put in 45w oil in front...man this is it...to bad it began to rain, so i didnt had time to test it fuly, but 1 pack, and it is good..
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Makes me wish I still had my RC18.....
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