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Shelby VNT
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Post by Shelby VNT » Sat Aug 13, 2005 4:42 pm

Here are some nice pictures I took after doing a tear down, inspection, and general cleaning of my truck. It's not normally this clean otherwise. :mrgreen:

Inet RC front and rear bumper / servo mounts, wheel widening kit, and steering links
RC4WD Trac Gears for locked diffs
Tamiya lightweight TXT-1 chassis with Bullhead axles
New Era cantilevers
Thunder Tech C-hub brace and link mount kit, as well as adjustable motor mounts
Kyosho Magnetic Mayhems with 9T pinions
OFNA 1/8 scale alum. threaded body shocks
HiTec radio gear and HS-5945MG digital servos for 4WS
Novak Super Rooster running on 8 cells
Custom length 4 links, chassis braces, push rods, center skid plate / battery mount, and electronics plate
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Sufferin' Succotash

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Post by crosstie69 » Mon Aug 15, 2005 1:58 am

This is my first attempt at building a crawler.

Home built alum. chassis
Hot glue locked diff's
Narrowed clod wheels with clod tires.
EVX speed control
TQ3 radio with rear steer toggle, reciever, and 2055 servos
Integy 55T lathe motors
8T pinions
Traxxas TMaxx shocks
Orion VMaxx 2500mah batt.
Traxxas rod ends
RCGuy adj. motor mounts
RCGuy top 4 link mounts
RCGuy skid plates
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Just one of the hazards of crawling.
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Post by Eclipse » Sat Sep 10, 2005 5:36 pm

Heres my maxx crawler:

Truck Base : Emaxx

ESC: Tekin Rebel 2

Motor(s): Integy 55T Lathe Motor

Servo(s): 645-MG Servo

Trans: E-Maxx Locked in 1st

Axles: Solid Axles

Tires: LST's on RPM Clawz

WB: 16 inches

Overall Width: 17 inches

Diff clearance: 3 1/2 inches

Center Chassis clearance: 4 3/4 inches

Overall height: 6 inches

Overall weight: 8.5 pounds

Crawling is the way to go!

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Post by screwloose » Tue Jan 31, 2006 6:13 pm

this is ACDC and, well, it WAS a regular chassis, now it's a stick but i kept the same body!
the rest is home made, hotbody wheels and tires, 6 cell's 6 kg servo's
and it climbes everything!!

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Post by suiza » Fri Feb 02, 2007 6:05 pm

my crawler:home made chassis,links,servo stays,adjustable motor mounts and lathes ,9/10 pinions,xl moabs,rock pleazer body
clod crawler

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Post by 77chevy4x4 » Fri Mar 02, 2007 2:46 am

shes a little high centered but shes crawls well
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nothing is impassable

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Claude Balls
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Re: Everyones Crawlers

Post by Claude Balls » Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:03 am

Here be ours.
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Re: Everyones Crawlers

Post by drcooper » Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:53 pm

Dual 65t
Rear dig

U'd better race 50hp at 100% than race 100hp at 50%!!

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Re: Everyones Crawlers

Post by gmc572 » Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:23 pm

WELL HERE'S MY FIRST CRAWLER!! hope you like it
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waiting on body(Jim were ya hiding??? i want my body)
and 2 other project R/C's

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Da Refurbisher
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Re: Everyones Crawlers

Post by Da Refurbisher » Wed Nov 14, 2007 10:13 pm

Ok ,OK ya got me into the forum.Its a new era tube crawler frame with 7 1/2 4 link arms i made myself. Novak crawler edition rooster,55 turn integy motors, integy shocks and diffs. Hey im slow but it climbs great.
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few details left ....happy crawling

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Re: Everyones Crawlers

Post by Da Refurbisher » Tue Feb 26, 2008 2:46 am

ok other trucks...full tube frame,16 turn trinity motors,tekin speed (gold fet) control,gpm shocks and integy lockers and gears(thats the one on the left) . 60/40 set up , tube frame, Novak crawler edition rooster,integy motors again 45 in from and 55 in rear(voiding out that infamous clod stall) ,9 tooth pinion gear , integy lockers and gears,hotbodies shocks, narrowed clod rims with home made offsets.(thats on the right).....last pic is of a full tuber set up like the other full tuber....g11 tekin and assosiated resivior shocks
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Re: Everyones Crawlers

Post by ezbme2003 » Tue Feb 26, 2008 4:57 am

Just got my radio & ran my clod for the first time today! I have some issues I cant seem to resolve but IT RUNS! I love the Clod but man what an ugly body that came with it! :( :shock: :(




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Re: Everyones Crawlers

Post by oldShovelhead » Wed Feb 27, 2008 2:46 am

I just snapped this with my phone-cam real quick -- not the best pic.
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Re: Everyones Crawlers

Post by oldShovelhead » Wed Feb 27, 2008 11:25 pm

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Re: Everyones Crawlers

Post by 6x6_BigDollars » Sat Oct 25, 2008 3:00 pm

Well I just Finished my Claw Crawler.
I bought the 50/50 Claw Shockless Chassi from Crawford PerFormanc.
Motor Plates from Chassi from Crawford PerFormanc.
Wheel Spacer from Crawford PerFormanc.
Ebay for the 8,9 Tooth Pinon.
Rooster from this Board Long time ago.
Wheel,Rims are Stock Clod Turn around Backwards.
Ofna Servo Saver Crawford PerFormanc.
1/4 Scale Steering Servo in the Front,Locked Rears.
65T Lathe Motor.
Fan to keep the ESC Cool.
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