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Old 01-02-2011, 08:32 PM
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I'm going to upgrade my Slash, I just don't know which one to do first. I want to do the Proline Pro trac, or the STRC CG lowering kit. Which one do you think will garner me the most bang for the buck?

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LCG kit will make the biggest difference.
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The CG way is a little cheaper too. The STRC kit is $40, then the Rustler parts I need are about $20. The Protrac kit is 54, but I would need to buy tires too, which are another 60 if I go with bow ties.

Any experience with the CG kit. Any idea how it hld up to abuse?
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STRC makes good parts, Keep in mind that kits makes the slash a better racer so I wouldnt be jumping over roof tops with it but should hold up to general bashing very well.

I would get the STRC kit and pro-line shocks. Seen a few this weekend with that setup and they had no issue hanging with the other trucks.
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STRC makes good parts, Keep in mind that kits makes the slash a better racer so I wouldnt be jumping over roof tops with it but should hold up to general bashing very well.

I would get the STRC kit and pro-line shocks. Seen a few this weekend with that setup and they had no issue hanging with the other trucks.

I have the Traxxas big bores on it now. They made a huge difference. This truck I only use to race, so I won't be beating it too horribly. I have another truck that I use for bashing. it didn't start out that way, but everyone who's been bitten knows how quickly your stable grows.
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The LCG kit IMHO. Great kit and it does wonders. I never got the protrac so I could use the same rims and tires on my blitz and slash. I have aluminum shock towers front and back. A venom in the front and strc in the rear and they gave me the more tuning optiions I was looking for.
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The CG way is a little cheaper too. The STRC kit is $40, then the Rustler parts I need are about $20. The Protrac kit is 54, but I would need to buy tires too, which are another 60 if I go with bow ties.

Any experience with the CG kit. Any idea how it hld up to abuse?
I have it...so far it's held up great. I love it. Get it.

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yea, plans have changed slightly...found out i couldn't use it on the race truck. So instead, I will be doing a backslash conversion on my basher, and the STRC LCG kit will be one of the upgrades.
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That's what I did on my rustler.
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got any pictures??
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Here's a few...turned into a buggy.

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that looks sweet. what wheels are those?
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that looks sweet. what wheels are those?
Ofna Dominator MT3 Split wheels dyed red.

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