Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

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malonefamily2003
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Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by malonefamily2003 » Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:20 am

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Overkill
Motor :Castle Creations 1/5 scale 780kv 2028 (about 3 pounds worth of motor)
Esc : Castle Creations XL2 not waterproof yet
Batteries : 8s (2-4s) in series 5000 mah 65/130c , 8 gauge wires with 8mm bullets
Bec : Castle Creations Pro Bec - waterproofed
Slipper clutch : Hot Racing HD slipper
Steering : dual Savox Sg1230sg - waterproofed
Receiver box : aka(the rats nest) bigger and some what waterproof
Suspension : Kershaw Design A Arm Extension Kit
Springs : Honda 70 atv outer valve springs in rear front springs revo extended springs with honda 70 inner valve springs
Chassis : Kershaw Design aluminum chassis stretched 2 inches by me
Drive shafts: plastic but extended, Waiting on LEM for aluminum ones
Tires : RC4WD Super Swampers with smaller lugs removed , mounted on dual stock Summit rims
Body : New Bright Fordf150 Raptor hard body with a few lights. Other then the stock Summit lights the rest are activated by pressing the door handle on the drivers side or i have a switch mounted inside the cab that allows the head lights to be on or off and the others flicker in a set pattern .
Gearing ; 18 tooth pinion 72 spur with added gear reduction (top speed in first gear 4.4 mph)(2 gear top speed 12.3 mph)
Diffs: stock front - rear diff with heat treated spiders by me with JB weld epoxy. 2 LEM alum diff cups waiting on a full set of hardened gears.
Tx : stock TQI 2.4
Homemade roof rack for holding spare batts, homemade rear hitch and a cool tool box
Future plans : heavy duty winch and snow plow and a Tx to run the new stuff , LEM aluminum diff cases

Here is a link to the build thread at Traxxas.
http://traxxas.com/forums/showthread.ph ... t-OVERKILL

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by SFC K » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:17 am

That is really cool! 8) I like how you shaved the tires for less weight. Looks awesome!
Jeff

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by malonefamily2003 » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:08 pm

Thanks it's been a learning experience for me.

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by Gunder463 » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:18 pm

Dayum my summits top speed is right at 8mph in first and about 18-20 mph in second gear, i thought about doing a reduction but i opted to just use a small pinion and as big a spur as i could get.

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by malonefamily2003 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:46 am

Before I added the gear reduction I was running 65/18 and top speed in second was 38 mph and just to fast for what I needed.

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by Gunder463 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:17 am

i would imagine so, but atleast you got it to work nicely for you,

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by WantaClod » Fri Apr 18, 2014 3:10 pm

Jesus that thing is very awesome lol how does the drive train hold up on 8s?

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by malonefamily2003 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:10 am

At first not well at all but now that i have killed a few diffs i tend to go easier on the throttle. Not one single broken drive or axle shaft yet which i thought for sure would be the first thing to break.

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by rocpede » Fri May 02, 2014 10:27 am

Dang!! That Summit is a beast. Is there a vid of it in action?
if you can't dodge it then ram it

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by malonefamily2003 » Mon May 05, 2014 5:44 am

Thanks the kids and i have lots of fun with this bad boy. Here are a few links to videos on You Tube.

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[youtube]1jZ9RvLxM_0[/youtube]

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by andymac0035 » Mon May 05, 2014 5:10 pm

That is really cool! Nice work on that one!

PS, I added preview windows for you. :mrgreen:

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by SFC K » Mon May 05, 2014 11:15 pm

Boy, your son is could almost ride your truck it is so big! :wink: I like the tug of war video. The other truck did not even have a chance.

In the first video, that ice was making me nervous, and not for the truck. :shock:
Jeff

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by rocpede » Tue May 06, 2014 10:52 am

Cool vids. That stock Summit, had no chance in the tug-a-war with the beast.
if you can't dodge it then ram it

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by malonefamily2003 » Wed May 07, 2014 4:29 am

Thanks for the nice comments guys. One day I'm gonna get a better camera for the videos so they aren't so blurry.


OVERKILL weights 30 pounds which is twice the weight as the stock Summit that he is dragging. The stock Summit wouldn't even pull OVERKILL when I wasn't giving it throttle .


The ice was pretty thick we had the atvs out on it just a few hours before we made the video.

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Re: Huge Traxxas Summit OVERKILL

Post by malonefamily2003 » Tue Jul 01, 2014 5:14 am

Time to order more parts.

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