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Gearhead's Custom RC Crawlers

Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:06 am

Here are some pictures of different RC Crawlers I have modified or custom built.

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Re: Gearhead's Custom RC Crawlers

Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:12 am

This is my Mad Torque crawler before I modified it. Changed out the body w/ a Radio Shack hard body I've had for years.
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Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:14 am

This is my crawler now w/ a new frame I cut from diamond plate and Jumbo Kong tires. I stretched the frame to a little over 12 inches.
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Re: Gearhead's Custom RC Crawlers

Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:19 am

Maxx Stone that I got from my Brother-In-Law. He blew the gears out of the rear end and after searching the internet vigorously I finally found the gears in Australia. Also, I built a frame out of diamond plate. Cut the tread on the tires for better traction. Different bead locks.
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Re: Gearhead's Custom RC Crawlers

Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:23 am

Here is a link to my Clod Buster test run. Finally got it together and running.

http://youtu.be/uZMWJRo_7uI

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Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:43 am

Mad Torque before Jumbo Kong tires. Crawling through water and on rocks.
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Re: Gearhead's Custom RC Crawlers

Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:52 am

This truck is called Frankenstein. I built it from miscellaneous parts from other trucks. Mad Torque frame, Willie King Axles, Baha buggy shocks, a home made front drive shaft, some rear drive shaft I had laying around, home made motor mount, an ESC covered in hot glue, home made link suspension, and a Tamiya transmission. This bad boy walks the bottom of ponds. Here are some video clips of it I posted on youtube.

http://youtu.be/cfq8uVF-1kQ

http://youtu.be/Y4vCsLvWDx8

http://youtu.be/8wsQyq5eM8U
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Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:58 am

more pictures of Frankenstein.
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Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:02 am

the tall truck is a truck I built from the ground up. 2-speed EMaxx transmission, TMaxx axle shafts - took 4 shafts to make 2 complete shafts to get the length I wanted, built 4-link suspension with aluminum rods, drew and cut the frame out of a piece of diamond plate, and HPI savage shocks.
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Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:04 am

My first and only Clod Buster. Thinking about putting TXT Chassis plates I have on it.
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Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:09 am

Mad Torque with Goliath wheels and Savage shocks. Playing around with new "shoes" for my truck.
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Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:52 am

Mad Torque on railroad tracks
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Re: Gearhead's Custom RC Crawlers

Post by Gearhead11284 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:28 pm

a piece of my collection
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