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Post  nitrohobbiest on Wed Jun 30, 2010 11:56 pm

I thought I would share some of my "keepers". They will rank in order of labor of love down to just a nice vehicle to own...
Here is the first truck I ever built from scratch. Its a T-Maxx with a Picco .21 Sport on a RC Limited chassis, spider towers, ACNCM bulks, Lundsford Ti hinge pins, RPM arms, rims, bumpers, wear plates, Hardcore titanium skids, and custom made (by me)center dogbones. I polished or repolished every part before assembly.
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Post  nitrohobbiest on Thu Jul 01, 2010 12:08 am

This one is my budget minded Super"S"Maxx build. Its got a Sportwerks .26 big block on top of an Unlimited Engineering Thunder chassis, RPM arms, Revo wing and mount, custom sized rear skid plate, hand built rear center dogbone, and the rest is mostly stock, old school T-Maxx black plastic parts. I chose a black and aluminum theme for this truck and it took a little searching to come up with the old style black parts. This truck was built for speed using a 24 tooth clutch bell and a 54 tooth spur on top of the weight savings of only 2 wheel drive. I torched the spur due to overheating the 2 shoe stock clutch. I have a 3 shoe Jammin clutch on tap for this summer to transfer the power. I have yet to see how fast this truck will go but it looks pretty!
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Post  orgnoi1 on Thu Jul 01, 2010 7:32 am

These trucks all look familier to me... do I know you? 8)


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Post  nitrohobbiest on Thu Jul 01, 2010 9:11 am

I think you might. I'm the guy that drives over you instead of around...
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Post  orgnoi1 on Thu Jul 01, 2010 9:19 am

nitrohobbiest wrote:I think you might. I'm the guy that drives over you instead of around...

Thats only when you can catch me though... or I am parked on the track...LOL


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Post  drebies on Thu Jul 01, 2010 1:29 pm

impressive....gotta get pics up of my maxx trucks
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Post  nitrohobbiest on Thu Jul 01, 2010 11:23 pm

I have other trucks, too but I realized I don't have any good photos of them. But to add to the list I have a couple Savages, LST2, Thunder Tiger ST-1, Losi Desert Truck (brushless now), BL E-Revo, a 3.3 Revo going under major overhaul, and an Associated MGT which I have pics of here...
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Post  orgnoi1 on Fri Jul 02, 2010 9:22 am

I am going to make sure I tell Trish you said you have no good pics of your other trucks...LOL :P


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Post  Mad Dog USA on Fri Jul 02, 2010 11:50 am

That T-Maxx - Picco is sweet .......
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Post  nitrohobbiest on Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:32 pm

orgnoi1 wrote:I am going to make sure I tell Trish you said you have no good pics of your other trucks...LOL :P

Well, they aren't very useful unless I can post them here from Facebook which I tried. I need the digital proofs! :P
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Post  nitrohobbiest on Fri Jul 09, 2010 12:03 am

OK. I figured out how to steal facebook pictures so now, thanks to Ross's wife, here is an action shot of my .21 Savage wearing the MGT body and running an HPI 4.6 engine with polished HPI tuned pipe. What a wake up call running this motor compared to my all stock .21 Savage!
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