Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

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Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Wed Sep 28, 2016 9:48 pm

Tease :P
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by mrgrimm » Wed Sep 28, 2016 11:38 pm

Must..................................................see............................................................MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :shocked: :pissedoff:
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by SFC K » Thu Sep 29, 2016 1:27 am

:roll: #-o


:picknose:
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by KONG » Thu Sep 29, 2016 3:39 am

You suck. :lol:

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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:07 pm

Enough teasing! Truck will be called either Clawing Dead or Last Of The V8's. Please be patient will be a while before I purchase NIB Clod and start building.

Yes will be using Clod hard body 8)
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by Sixtys Guy » Thu Sep 29, 2016 9:22 pm

Looks like an interesting project!

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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by Thunder VP » Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:34 pm

FYI, the small plates are intended for ESC and receiver mounting.
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:39 pm

Thunder VP wrote:FYI, the small plates are intended for ESC and receiver mounting.
Great thanks for the info :thumbsup:
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by CowboyClod » Sat Oct 01, 2016 2:59 pm

We need more pictures or this is not truly happening :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Sun Oct 02, 2016 7:27 pm

CowboyClod wrote:We need more pictures or this is not truly happening :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Here you go! Not that exciting but like I say cant do much until I have NIB Clod. X members and battery tray installed with a bit of red Tamiya thread lock.

Will have to get with the times and get myself a lipo battery old school nihm battery does not fit between esc tray and battery tray.

Unless I have battery tray mounted wrong way which is highly unlikely!
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by SFC K » Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:12 pm

Looking forward to seeing this build! Some nice features in that kit, especially the rear lock out. BTW, where did you get this kit from?
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:56 pm

SFC K wrote:Looking forward to seeing this build! Some nice features in that kit, especially the rear lock out. BTW, where did you get this kit from?
Thanks Jeff. I got the kit off ZRP Racing they have a facebook page you can check out. They sell the servo mount kits and rear lock outs separately if you are interested.

Only ten have been made there will be a second batch sometime in the near future. Might stick full TXT-2 trans in the chassis plates (no not a joke) not sure what I am doing yet.
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:46 pm

Ok so this happened... this thread needs moving to the shaft driven section :wink: guys I need to buy a complete set of TXT-1, TXT-2 or Jugg 2 center gearbox and axles.

Anyone get a set they will part with?

Otherwise I will have to go down the NIB TXT-2 route which will cost me big style.
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:05 pm

Tried for several weeks to get hold of a used set of TXT-1/2 axles and gearbox but no joy so... got hold of the cheapest TXT-2 NIB I could find on the entire planet 391 dollars posted.

Bought off a hobby shop in good old Germany now that the TXT-2 is long discontinued I notice the cheapest from Japan is 721 dollars (without postage!)

What is cool is that it is still shrink wrapped and appears to be the first batch that they released in 2013 as it has " bonus parts included " sticker on the box.

Have not opened it yet!

Also came in the post today custom made chassis bracing by CPE 102mm long seven in total. Time to start building!
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Re: Alex's ZRP Retro Racer aka ???

Post by Sixtys Guy » Tue Oct 25, 2016 7:59 pm

Nice one! I didn't realise the TXT-2 was discontinued already. Didn't last long.

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