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Old 06-11-2007, 09:27 AM
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i have a t-maxx 2.5 and i was wondering, are there any good upgrades for it for making it lighter, faster, and what could i put on the truck to make it able to land without breaking with a 2-3 foot (tall) jump?
Old 06-11-2007, 09:31 AM
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i have a t-maxx 2.5 and i was wondering, are there any good upgrades for it for making it lighter, faster, and what could i put on the truck to make it able to land without breaking with a 2-3 foot (tall) jump?
1. New engine- O.S18TM, Picco .26 MAX, RB 523TM, and any other BB

2. Vanatge CF chassis

3. RPM arms all around

4. New pipe(not familar with t maxx stuff)
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this might sound really stupid to some of you, but i'm new. what are the rpm arms? also how much do those engines go for. im on a tight budget. the cheaper the better.
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this might sound really stupid to some of you, but i'm new. what are the rpm arms? also how much do those engines go for. im on a tight budget. the cheaper the better.
They are just thick plstic A-arms.

O.S 18TM-130ish from Tower

Picco .26 Max- 215 with mount

RB 525-like 260ish with pipe and mount

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http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXMZT5&P=ML

thoes are RPM arms for the t maxx.

O.S. 18TM (most power for the money) 150...or around 120 depending on if u can get a coupon

Picco .26 maxx - around 190-200 (plus mount)

Rb TM523 - ttoks says its about 240 for the kit but i cant find it anywhere under 270 for the kit (the kit includes a mount so it will fit, a header and exhaust)
Old 06-11-2007, 10:25 AM
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An FOC conversion(forward only conversion). It takes out a lot of rotating mass in the tranny nd gives you faster acceloration. The only thing is you loose reverse. Read this for a good idea of a project jump-maxx. [link=http://www.beatyourtruck.com/project-jumpmaxx.html]clicky[/link]
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truck to make it able to land without breaking with a 2-3 foot (tall) jump?
Sell the maxx and buy a Savage .
Old 06-11-2007, 10:44 AM
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i went to take some pics of it and, thanks, but someone stole my truck. i went to the police and their going to see if they can find it.[]
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RPM arms are not lighter, but they are stronger.
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man that sucks about your truck being stolen, not a very good chance of it being found, should post up in the papers saying your buying a used t maxx 2.5 and see if the person who stole it tries to sell it to you.

also jarret i'v been looking around on e bay and your right, you'd be hard pressed to find somone selling the RB for under $260 in the U.S, seems my calculating was wrong [&o]

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