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Old 07-12-2015, 08:24 AM
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Truck is looking good man
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Old 07-16-2015, 09:27 AM
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Rear section is built, UE diff shimmed and converted for stub axles, 30,000W oil,
Shocks filled with 50W 3x7x3Lb springs and 2.9Lb springs, ejector pins holding the arms, MIP CVD installed.

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Old 07-16-2015, 09:28 AM
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Old 07-16-2015, 02:05 PM
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Got the rear Strobe brace massaged to fit the FLM everything. Had to take a couple MM out of the top bracket of the brace where it connects to the tower. Need to do the same to the front along with cutting off the bottom of the front brace for that custom fit to the FLM bulks..... FLM skids showed up today too.

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Old 07-19-2015, 01:33 PM
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Wasn't real happy with the gear lash and play in the trans. A few well placed 5mm shims and this thing is spinning like a top.

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Old 07-19-2015, 04:38 PM
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That's a big ol' hunk of aluminum. What are you going to use to motivate all that extra weight?
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Old 07-19-2015, 04:41 PM
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Haven't made a final choice on motor yet. Something between a 1480 to a 2000Kv likely a Leopard. Actually it's not that much heavier than a stock truck, all done and said less than 2Lb more.
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Old 07-19-2015, 11:15 PM
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Looking good.
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Old 07-23-2015, 03:38 PM
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It's official.... Finally hit roller status...Front diff filled with 50,000.... All axles shimmed, if it spins, rotates, moves it's been shimmed. No tolerance for slop or play on this build. Need to figure out the shock springs, front seem to be fine with a pair of 12lb progressives with the second set of shocks to aid in dampening, the rear is gonna need some fiddlin' to get it right.

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Old 07-24-2015, 11:11 AM
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Max 8 on the way...... Still in a quandary over the motor though
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Old 07-27-2015, 04:37 PM
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It's been TBR'ed, Glitch buster and receiver fit with plenty of room for excess wiring in that Axial receiver box.

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Want to stop those expensive aluminum skids from folding?
Here's a simple fix with a couple of turnbuckles and rod ends.

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Originally Posted by mudbug85603 View Post
Haven't made a final choice on motor yet. Something between a 1480 to a 2000Kv likely a Leopard. Actually it's not that much heavier than a stock truck, all done and said less than 2Lb more.
2lbs is a lot if much of it is above the center of gravity. How much did the truck weigh to start with?
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Old 07-27-2015, 05:32 PM
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Originally Posted by mudbug85603 View Post
Want to stop those expensive aluminum skids from folding?
Here's a simple fix with a couple of turnbuckles and rod ends.

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I like it. I'll have to remember this trick the next time I have trouble with skidplates like this bending out of shape.
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Originally Posted by fyrstormer View Post
2lbs is a lot if much of it is above the center of gravity. How much did the truck weigh to start with?
E Maxx's weigh in at 10Lbs out of the box..... Just weighed this one as it is pictured in this thread, 10.2Lbs. Motor will weigh 17.1 Oz and esc will weigh 6.12 Oz so when it's done a hair over 11Lbs. Those Canyon tires will be replaced by a set of Badlands. So that will cut a few ounces out also.
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