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Old 08-05-2008, 09:50 PM   #1
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Well I just got my WK about a month ago and started to get to work on it to make it into a crawler. I finished up today on a few mods. I kept it as a 3 link for now but I have the stuff to make it into a 4 link. I just finished it up a just a bit ago and had to take it out in the dark to see how it ran. After a couple of min I was hooked and now I just need to keep adding to it. Here are a few pics of what I have done.

Custome Lower Links
STRC Lockers
Traxxas link rear lockouts
Traxxas Drive Shafts







Here is somethings that is to come to match my 1:1





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Old 08-05-2008, 09:57 PM   #2
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Started my first build tonight as well. Axial scorpion, made it all the way through "bag B".
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:08 PM   #3
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nice trucks. lovin the hemi
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Old 08-08-2008, 03:32 PM   #4
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Truck is looking really good so far, what rim/tire combo are you going to use. Your 1:1 is a sweet ride...
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Old 08-09-2008, 04:50 PM   #5
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Worked on the new body today. This was my frist attempt and I still need to work on the body a little bit in order for the truck to flex. I'm also working on my servo mount too.





Here it is next to my 1:1.





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Old 08-09-2008, 05:13 PM   #6
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Should have went wiht a gun metal color, but it looks good man!

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Old 08-09-2008, 05:33 PM   #7
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Should have went wiht a gun metal color, but it looks good man!

-Jesse
The color on the can was actually more of a gun metal but it came out a lot more silver. I think in order to get an actually good match I will need to use an air brush and mix my own paint.

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Old 08-09-2008, 05:34 PM   #8
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sorry, even better a cummins
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sorry, even better a cummins
So you did catch your mistake from a few days ago.

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Old 08-09-2008, 07:04 PM   #10
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yup.
i would definatly make it 4 link now
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Old 08-10-2008, 04:33 PM   #11
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I was able to 4 link the front and move my servo with some left over parts I had. I just need to take it back apart and fix the upper links a bit as well as fix my servo.

Next up I will go get some supplies to make the existing links look better as well as 4 link the rear.





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Old 09-18-2008, 08:43 PM   #12
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Made some changes to the truck. This was my first attempt at making a chassis and it came out ok but I am going to make another one. The 4 link in the front needs to be worked on in order to get a better drive shaft angle. So I will keep on working on it till it performs the way I want it to.

Custom Chassis
STRC Lockers
Traxxas turnbuckle rear lockouts
Traxxas driveshafts
Axial wheels/tires
Custome front and rear 4 link
T-Maxx springs in the front
60wt Oil
Relocated servo









Next thing up will be to start replacing all the stock stuff.

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Old 09-18-2008, 10:05 PM   #13
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How did you mount your upper link mount to the axle? I'm doing something very similar, and I have a problem with the mount twisting, since I can only get one screw in it.

Good looking rig...
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