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Official Futaba FXT Thread

Old 08-12-2011, 01:24 PM
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These Are pretty Sweet RC's. They are quite fun to drive. Mine runs Awesome. It is just a bit dusty and could use a little cleaning,But other then that she is ready to Go...
Old 11-21-2011, 08:34 AM
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Here are a few shots of mine, I finished up the paint job this weekend after these pics were taken, LOVE this truck!!









Old 04-13-2013, 03:02 PM
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missed this pic, that FXT looks sweet!
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Need to bring this thread back for a very unique and kind of rare truck. I just picked one up this past week and will post pics as soon as I clean it up a little. Anyone know where to find original wheel and tires?
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Rims are on eBay at this moment, and the tires are just stadium Blitzer, or Blitzer beetle .
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Thanks. Loath Ebay, hoping someone like CRP would have wheels. Tires I can at least get from LHS.
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Still looking for a body for this kit. Have it dressed up as a dynablaster but really want the OME
body.

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Old 02-28-2015, 01:04 AM
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Those things where awesome trucks back in their day. They where kinda weird though. Kinda like a cross between a gold pan RC10 and a tamiya stadium blitzer. If I recall the chassis is aluminum correct? I haven't seen one in 10 years or longer.
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Your right. Some parts can still be found on eBay.
Old 03-02-2015, 01:18 PM
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Here she is. Cleaned up well, very little wear. I too would like to find a replacement body.
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Sent and received a message to Team Blue Groove in Canada about making a new re-popped body for this truck. Their response was they want to but have to have someone send them an uncut original. So...anyone out there have an new, uncut FXT body they are willing to send in? You'll get yours back, the rest of us will get one too. =)
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Oh god please someone do this. .or just slap a spare tire on a Blitzer body and call it done.
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Well it would be close. Unless you're a perfectionist like..me. The rear windows are racked more on the Futaba. Also the pronounced hood scoop, and it has wheel arch flares. Believe me I thought of this too.
Old 03-06-2015, 06:12 AM
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Considering how similar the FX-10 and Stryker are, I'd say you're right. Perhaps Futaba in the early days wanted to get involved with cars before deciding to dedicate itself to electronics. I read somewhere on RC-10 talk someone else mentioning the truck was made by Tamiya for Futaba, we just don't know why.
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Just found one of these on Ebay. Yes, I still loath Ebay, but??? Used set of tires and wheels is still available too. For anyone interested here are the links...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Huge-Lot-Rc-...item234c5d24a6

Tires/wheels...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Futa...item1c4f1df61a
Old 03-06-2015, 09:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Busajedi View Post
Rims are on eBay at this moment, and the tires are just stadium Blitzer, or Blitzer beetle .
I just bought the diff to install in my stadium blitzer.
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you know i didn't even notice it until LB pointed it out, but yeah that gear cap looks suspiciously like the one on my Brat. not sure if it's the same but it does look similar enough! and i agree, a lot of it looks like Tamiya tech.

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Old 03-08-2015, 04:35 AM
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The fxt parts bags that I bought have reference to the stadium Blitzer kit . I have both kits and suspension arms are exactly the same.

Any progress on the fxt body?
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Still need someone to send an uncut original to Team Blue Groove. Or I guess there is a member of RC10 talk by the screen name Mr. Lexan that makes bodies. I haven't looked for him yet. Not a member of the forum.
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I reached out to Eric over at RC Car Action to see if he knew of anyone that could help knowing he's big into vintage. Plus he used my bearhawk in readers ride. Was hoping it would give him a reason because I'd submit it the mag .

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Old 06-11-2015, 05:49 PM
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new , I have purchased a new in box kit with uncut body and have begun making my own vacuum table to repo the bodies myself.
Old 06-12-2015, 03:52 AM
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Let us know when you have the molding process (heat, time, temperature) down. I would be interested in one for sure.
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Will do. I will cutting any body I let go. I paid big money and I'll be controlling the bodies I produce. IE I don't want anyone else making copies until I recoup the investment. After that I'd give them away .
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here it is , waiting on delivery. lets hope this revives a true vintage breed and performer that will never be re-released.


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Wow, I never knew futaba made a car, I always thought they were a esc and radio company. They should re-release that car, I probably buy one.

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