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Old 01-27-2004, 11:30 AM
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hey guys,
i have a 2.5 T-Maxx with full aluminum underbody (chassis braces; front, center, rear skids) and trinity super duty shock springs. I'm going to buy a full set of RPM A-Arms soon and was wondering what other parts should i buy to make my Maxx a great basher that wont break.

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Old 01-27-2004, 12:49 PM
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RPM everything, steel spur, better diffs, better brakes, cvd's. Once you get a better engine, you'll have to get metal tranny gears.
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anything that rpm makes for your truck you should get.
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Old 01-28-2004, 12:57 AM
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have you upgraded to aluminum bulkheads?
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Old 01-28-2004, 11:29 AM
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no...are those easily breakable parts?
i just ordered RPM Arms yesterday from tower hobbies and expect them in a few days.
I am just looking to make my truck stronger and to be able to take jumps well.

have you seen the titanium turnbuckles with titanium ends on them instead of plastic?

they look great
i found them at http://www.beastmaxx.com/tmaxxparts.html
scroll down to find them
its 100$ for all 4 corners...not too bad i think
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Old 01-29-2004, 12:44 AM
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nice turnbuckles.

Generally, bulkheads shouldn't break as often as other things- but they do break...
I just learned that the hard way when my Tmaxx attempted to drive through my back fence doing about 30 while sliding sideways through the snow...[:@]

Anyway, I just ordered aluminum ones.... I don't want to have to change them anymore than I have to.
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yeah...i think the thing i have broke the most has been the plastic ends of turnbuckles from not landing a jump straight and landing the wheels sideways....so i think those titaniums would be good
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Wrap it in Kevlar? should be able to take a pretty good blast after that
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shooting your maxx, good work
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NOTHING IS BULLETPROOF! Work on driving, not the truck.
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