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Old 08-04-2018, 05:08 PM   #1
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Default A little to much lacquer thinner build...

Im a bit crazy. Just a tad. But i decided to build another super. I built one with xr10 axles back in 2012... Now its time to build one with a set of losi night crawler axles.

Here is the plan for this slow and painful build.

-2.2s blackjack rcp chassis with custom skid.

-ar60 longside tubes and longside unis.

-Stock lnc shave housings.

-lnc trans with only 1 random hpi truggy shaft.

-moa axle kit for the front. CUSTOM built.

So.. It will have dig. 4ws. And a very light footprint for a super. Im speculating after im done with it.. It might weigh in at 4.5 pounds rtr. I could dump the 4ws and shave a bit of weight.. But this is a for fun build. Gotta have it all.

Mid motor moa? Mid motor super moa? Alien? Halfbreed? Call it what you want. Im a bit nuts.

This is all i have for it now. Besides the materials for custom parts not pictured.

Extra plan. Rear cantilever setup.

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Old 08-04-2018, 05:15 PM   #2
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Default Re: A little to much lacquer thinner build...

Challenging = crazy?

Looks ambitious for sure.
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Old 08-04-2018, 09:30 PM   #4
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I suspect from tube end to tube end it will be 9.25in after i turn the ends flat on the inside. The fun part will be link and shock mounts... They will have to slide on the the ar60 tubes before i install them on the losi housing. I will probably think about keeping the inner most tabs on the housings for the support of a secret part for the front axle. The rear axle i may chop. Depends on if i decide to go an outside route for ud.. Damn. That almost gives it away.

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Old 08-13-2018, 11:46 PM   #5
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Default Re: A little to much lacquer thinner build...

85mm long cut faced and drilled ar60 tubes almost right on the money!

Id like to use a set of dlux bamf shafts but they need to be turned down. For now.. Im might run a stress test with a wraith short side uni on the bench to see if i can break or strip the weld i add to it. If they dont break, ill run bamf shafts in the front and ar60 longsides in the rear.

This is the new layout im also going to attempt with the servo. Id like to use the flat stock ar60 link mounts for electronics plates on the front axle. Ill also be making a clamp style mount off the front motor for battery holdage.

Time to start thinking about knuckles, chubs, and hubs to get my width right. Onto some pics.








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Old 08-19-2018, 11:24 PM   #6
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2.2s is finished. Ill be working more on this this upcoming week. Going to be working on the motor/ servo mount. Then the rear will get just a servo mount.

Anybody got link placement tips? Super builds are not my forte. And this rig will be aboult 4.5lbs running status without weights.

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Old 08-30-2018, 06:13 PM   #7
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just a note for me/ a little info for the future.

dlux builder shafts 7mm od main shaft

losi stock housing, 6mm id...

ill be adding some material to a ar60 short side shaft and do some testing. if the testing works, ill still probably go dlux in the front. just need to spin the shafts in the lathe down to 5mm... if I can.
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Old 09-27-2018, 02:14 AM   #8
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Wow im slow. I got all 4 ar60 longside tubes drilled out. I will be trying to make some tubes myself. I just need to get the chub ends right. (Shapeways)

The welding after the bearing issue.... Ive actually though about using bushings instead. Well... With a bearing. I just need to figure out what parts i can find and use.

The bushings would have loctite 609 holding them on the stock ar60 shafts.


Next bug of buisness.. It would just be the same price if i went with the builders bamf shafts from dlux. Lathe.. Or weld? Tis the question.

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