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Old 01-14-2013, 03:52 AM
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Hey Nathan

now thats funny
so come on get this things out and lets see what your running LOL.

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Old 01-14-2013, 09:26 AM
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Hurricane,
Work keeps getting in the way of my fun. One is close to being done. Second one I should be able to do in my sleep.
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Old 01-14-2013, 04:52 PM
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Well almost done with the next set of 10 kits
Got bearings in today now just need gears an a few more sets of rod-ends.
When i get them i'm going to post better pics of the complete kit.
Most of these are sold i only have a few left.
Boy this has turned into a full time job making them lol
Glad so many people like them.
The last time I checked I built 39 kits and 3 complete sleds just have
1 more complete sled to build.
Then maybe i can finaly start on my new project.
It will be a 3 wheel like the bike called tri-rod but its going to look
Like my outrigger boat I want to brake into the 100 MPH club.

So any ways anyone got there sled out and running yet ??
How fast ??
Does it wheelie ??
Lets hear about them.

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Old 01-15-2013, 06:01 AM
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Hi hurricane
good to hear the kits r almost done!
cant what to get one. how much is one kit ?
let me know
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:34 AM
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Hello bucky I sent you a PM about the kit
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Have you tried to modify the track? The video's show allot of spinning. If that track hooked up, it would fly..
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Old 01-15-2013, 03:51 PM
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Yes i have moded the track it does hook up and yes it does fly
But it hard with mine cause of the power of the motor just way to much
well there is never to much
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Yes i have moded the track it does hook up and yes it does fly
But it hard with mine cause of the power of the motor just way to much
well there is never to much
Yeah don't get me wrong..Your hardware and mods are nice. But I think the track is limiting the potential of the sled after you added all that power. Wonder if you could mod, or barrow a extended track. Maybe larger paddles/studs. Something which would allow full throttle action in some powder.
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Old 01-15-2013, 05:37 PM
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Mine do handle full power.
I have studed the track and have reached over 50 MPH
My track has been as high as 9723 rpm's and still going
I have used as much as 1/4 studs sticking out of the track
When i hit pavment sparks everywhere lol
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:23 PM
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So in reguards to the skis is there any inprovment that can be maybe to the skis themselfs to help perfomence in the snow i never seem to run my on anything but snow or the grass so i dont need the little wheel inside is there anything i can do to help it turn better and stay up on top of the powder a little move
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:36 PM
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So in reguards to the skis is there any inprovment that can be maybe to the skis themselfs to help perfomence in the snow i never seem to run my on anything but snow or the grass so i dont need the little wheel inside is there anything i can do to help it turn better and stay up on top of the powder a little move

Krawlin the best i have found is to remove the grey covers from the bottom of the ski's
And it will track much better and stright also give the ski's a 1/8 toe in helps alot.
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Old 01-16-2013, 03:57 PM
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HI fellow sledders
can someone post some pics of how you studded the track on your sledd ?
thanks bucky.
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:28 PM
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Well, the sled is very close now. I still need to wire the lights, hook up the battery, bind the receiver / transmitter & go play. I'm sure that I'll have shock tuning to do. Who else out there is close or done. There were 22 of these kits in this run. How did it go for other people?
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Old 01-21-2013, 03:24 AM
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Looking good Nathan
let me know how it go's
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HI
This is what i have done so far just need to get front spindles fixed
Hurricane please help...Im stuck!!
I would like to get your front end suspension kit..just give me a price
Thanks, Bucky
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:20 PM
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Ok guys here is a better pic to show the new kit.





Also wanted to post some info on just how many piece's it takes to make my kit.
WOW just worked it out there is more then I thought LOL.

well here is a parts list I use every time I need to build a kit.
1/2 round stock

2P @ 1-1/4 for top pivot point

3/8 round stock

5p @ 2-1/2 for axle's and 2 for steering posts for ski's
1p @ 3-3/4 for tunnel suspension mount
1P @ 3-5/8 for tunnel axle
1P @ 1-3/4 for top pivot point
3p @ 1-1/8 spacers for suspension pivot point and idler gear

3/8 square stock

2p @ 6-1/4 for tunnel suspension
2p @ 8-1/2 for track suspension
2p @ 3/4 inch for servo mount
1P @ 1-3/4 for track shock mounts
1P @ 2-1/4 for front top shock mounts
2P @ 2 inch for tunnel wheels to mount to top shock mount

5/16 round stock

1p @ 3-3/4 tunnel shock mount
2p @ 7/8 track suspension spacers
2p @ 7-1/4 for trailing arms

1/4 round stock

4p @ 5 front suspension
2p @ 5-1/2 front steering arms


1p @ 3/4 x 1 x 1/8 for servo saver
4p @ 1-1/4 x 1-1/4 x 1/2 for steering knuckles and hubs for gears
1p @ 3-1/2 x 7-1/4 x 1/4 for wheels
1p @ 1 x 1 x 1/8 x 4 angle for servo
1p @ 3 x 4 x 1/8 for motor mount
1p @ 1 x 13/16 round for track main drive hub
1p @ 1/2 x 1/4 x 3 for motor mount spacer
1p @ 3/4 x 1/2 x 1-7/8 for motor mount spacer
2p @ 1 x 1-3/4 x 5/8 for front suspension center mount
2p @ 1-1/2 x 3/8 x 1/2 for steering horns
2p @ 3/4 x 3/4 x 1/2 for mounting ski's

1p @ 6 of 1/4 harden drill rod for drive axle
2 traxxes gears 32 pitch 68 teeth for drive axle and 58 teeth for ideler gear
14 traxxes rodends #5347 from revo- for all front suspension
1 large hevey duty servo saver
8 3/16 x 5/16 x 1/8 bearings for suspension
2 1/4 x 3/8 x 1/8 bearings for drive axle
4 1/4 x 3/8 x 1/8 flanged bearings for drive axle and idler gear
2 E-clip for bearing stop on drive axle

4-40 x 3/8 capscrew bolts 57
4-40 x 3/4 capscrew bolts 2
4-40 x 1/2 capscrew bolts 12
4-40 x 3/4 capscrew bolts 2
4-40 nuts 6
#4 washers 25
6-32 x 1/2 capscrew bolts 5
#6 washers 5
6-32 x 3/16 set screw 6
6-32 x 1/8 set screw 2
8-32 x 5/8 capscrew bolts 2
6mm x 1 capscrew bolts 2
6mm washers 2
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Old 01-23-2013, 05:52 AM
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Hurricane

Are the 6 mm cap screws the black ones? Where do they go? I have found a place for it yet.

It is very obvious that there is a bunch of parts, engineering & machining in these kits.

Thank you for making these very cool kits.

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Old 01-23-2013, 06:10 AM
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the 6mm are used for the pivot point they are the one's at the top of the arm's that bolt in the tunnel if you look at the pic you will see where.
there is only 2.
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Oh duh. 6mm is a lot bigger than the ones that I've got. I think that there are 2 but I had 2 kits. These are very skinny black ones. I'll dig them out.
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:12 AM
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Hi Hurricane!
New to the site, big thank-you for the ideas here, looking forward to what you will mod next!
Is there a thread with regards to the smaller interactive toy BRZ 800XP you once modded fro someone? I've got a couple I'd like to race my 8-year old son with!

Thanks!
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Hi ScoobySting

My blog and build out video should give you some ideas to get you going.

Note: My modifications are mostly prototypes to see what works for the XP and not as precise as Hurricane's builds.

[link=http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_9458566/anchors_9458566/mpage_1/key_/anchor/tm.htm#9458566]Rev XP Hop Up[/link]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMjIEqFValk[/youtube]

These Rev XP Skidoos do not perform as well as the MXZ but they are readily available and affordable.


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Old 01-26-2013, 09:16 PM
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Hello scooby

I have one of the smaller sleds and was working on mods for it.
but been so busy with the MXZ and work and other side work LOL.
techyjoe does a good mod.
If there is anything you need help with I'm sure I could help out.

TechyJoe

Thanks for praise how have you been ?
I was thinking the first thing I want to do for the smaller sleds is
the track drive wheels and a gear box all out of aluminum.
I really like a good challenge.
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Hi Hurricane

Doing good. Not too much snow though in my neck of the woods so sledding has been limited.

Yeah, an all aluminum drive wheel would be awesome to get more traction to the track. It would be nice if the Rev could fit a wider track as well.
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Hey TechyJoe

Would like to converse with you on some mods for the smaller sleds.
if you can P.M. me your email I can fill you in on all the details.
Maybe I can convince you to test some parts out for me
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