Scorpion Roll Cage for E-Maxx chassis, new project

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Scorpion Roll Cage for E-Maxx chassis, new project

Post by mnstrbetle » Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:44 am

Here's a few pictures of the Scorpion Roll Cage that I've been working on for my Emaxx. I've pretty much just mocked it up at this point, I still need to add all the electronics, shocks, and drive shafts.

It's mounted at the front and rear bumper mounts and also has two aluminum runners that connect the center of the cage to the center of the Maxx chassis, these are for added strength near the center of the cage just in case of a roll-over. Here's a few pictures.

I'll have more pictures up as I go.
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Post by Little Grey » Wed Jul 19, 2006 2:42 am

Now that looks killer. If I had a Maxx, I would totally run that.
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Post by mnstrbetle » Thu Jul 20, 2006 12:35 am

Thanks for the compliment. I don't use my Maxx much but I thought this would be a cool little twist on the Maxx chassis. Sort of like a crawler cage on a Truggy :lol:
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Post by EXCLOD » Fri Jul 28, 2006 11:03 pm

I would like to have something like that made for my T MAXX.

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Post by riffister » Fri Jul 28, 2006 11:34 pm

VERY clean work....nice!
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Post by mnstrbetle » Tue Aug 01, 2006 11:56 pm

Thanks for the kudos guys :D Here's some more pictures.

Outdoors poser shots :lol:
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Post by mnstrbetle » Wed Aug 02, 2006 12:05 am

Here's a few shots with some fake off road lights mounted on the gussets in the top of the roll cage. I drilled 1/8 holes in the gussets in order to be able to mount some Ram lights.

All 8 of the body panels are made from .025 T-3 clad aircraft aluminum and are very light yet extremely durable and have been polished to a mirror finish. They are held on by Stainless Steel Socket Head cap Screws :D
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Post by DriftRC » Tue Aug 08, 2006 5:22 pm

that looks amazing! nice work!

is that an e-maxx its fitted to? do you recon it would be possible to fit it to a t-maxx?
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Post by mnstrbetle » Wed Aug 09, 2006 12:58 am

Thank you for the compliment :D

It's actually a Tmaxx that has been converted to an Emaxx, that's why you see the blue aluminum chassis plate. I don't like the cheesy plastic piece that the Emaxx comes with so I decided to keep the aluminum one. Right now this particular roll cage doesn't allow for the Nitro motor but I'll have one soon that will be able to fit with the nitro motor.
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