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I'm new to the T-Maxx gig so I need some help.

Old 04-12-2009, 07:38 PM
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Default I'm new to the T-Maxx gig so I need some help.

I need some help with finding some parts for my T-Maxx. It's one of the older ones that had a .15 Pro on it but It didn't have the motor on it. I'm wanting to go straight to the 3.3 TRX. I'm just not for sure what all i need to get her goin. It has a few extra parts on it but not enough to suit me. I think I'm gonna eventually put some extra aluminum parts on it to spruce it up. I'm open to everyone's opinions and ideas so let me know.
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Old 04-12-2009, 07:57 PM
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Default RE: I'm new to the T-Maxx gig so I need some help.

I would suggest RPM everything especially for the arms they are cheap and indestructable I have almost every rpm part for the tmaxx and rustler and swear by them for the bulkheads I would go aluminum I have the front and back Integy type II. Hope this helped
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Well, I have read that everyone is amazed by RPM stuff. The front lower and upper arms are RPM.
Bulkheads are still stock though.
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Hey, does anyone know a site where i can get RPM A-Arms for the rear end of my tmaxx??? I looked on Tower Hobbies but I didn't see them there.[sm=confused.gif] I did find some Integy silver aluminum a-arms but i hear a lot of people don't think Integy is all that great of a brand.
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Hey man congrats on the maxx!

The front and rear A-arms are the same.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXMZT3&P=Z
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Alright. Thanks man. It don't look too great right now but I think once i get some good money to spend on it, it will look pretty sweet. I'm just trying to find parts that will be dependable since I plan to jump it off of just about anything I can find around the farm.
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That's the spirit!

Once you get the mechanics all figured out, Then the fun will come! Remember, We dont belive anything you say you do without video So get video of any cool stuff LOL.
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Alright, I'll try. lol Depends how quick I get that good amount of money to get it all together. I'm gonna focus on getting the important stuff to get it going first then i will eventually start buying and adding the extra parts.
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if your going to buy new arms all the way around, get arms for the 2.5/3.3 truck, there wider and it won't flip as easy. RPM shock towers flex to much, go alloy there, stay away from ant thing Integy, good cheap bulks and shock towers are made by ACNCM.
get a foward only conversion if you jump right to a 3.3, and you will have to upgrade the center shafts and drive shafts as well
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well first I would try all you can with your truck but if you want a amazing truck with torque and speed buy a savage because my old 2.5 that i sold was a piece every thing broke
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Default RE: I'm new to the T-Maxx gig so I need some help.

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well first I would try all you can with your truck but if you want a amazing truck with torque and speed buy a savage because my old 2.5 that i sold was a piece every thing broke
Owwww that really hurts man, t-maxxes are good trucks [&o]

Anyway I have all rpm stuff and I'm really happy with it. You should think about other motors if you're going to upgrade everything else(like an os 18) sometimes they can be found cheaper too
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SAVAGES ARE HEAVY UNDER POWERED AND ALL AROUND JJJJJJJJJJJJUUUUUUUUUUUUUUNNNNNNNNNNKKKKKKKKK: D[ ] IN MY OPINION
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Default RE: I'm new to the T-Maxx gig so I need some help.

ORIGINAL: plane_nutt93

Hey, does anyone know a site where i can get RPM A-Arms for the rear end of my tmaxx??? I looked on Tower Hobbies but I didn't see them there.[sm=confused.gif] I did find some Integy silver aluminum a-arms but i hear a lot of people don't think Integy is all that great of a brand.
Get the trutrack set up for the rears by RPM. good investment in my opinion
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ORIGINAL: nitro stan

if your going to buy new arms all the way around, get arms for the 2.5/3.3 truck, there wider and it won't flip as easy. RPM shock towers flex to much, go alloy there, stay away from ant thing Integy, good cheap bulks and shock towers are made by ACNCM.
get a foward only conversion if you jump right to a 3.3, and you will have to upgrade the center shafts and drive shafts as well
I would tend to say stay away from alloy and DO go RPM stuff because the problem with alloy stuff is that if u hit it hard enough it will bend, whereas since rpm stuff is a very hard plastic, it will most likely just flex a little but still remain very much in tact....
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Default RE: I'm new to the T-Maxx gig so I need some help.

I had the same t-maxx and did the 3.3 engine mod. Since After breaking it in, I launched that bad boy off my kids 'skateboard launch ramp' to see how it did and what would break. I ended up going RPM all around, had to buy 3-extra shocks, 2 motor mounts, a few spur gears, a new F350 proline body (i liked that). Another thing I added was this http://www.neweramodels.com/item.cgi...=&part_id=3156

That guard, in my opinion, saved the cooling head whenever I flipped the truck in an 8-10ft high jump off the ramp.

Oh well, HAVE FUN WITH THAT TRUCK!!!! I like my Revos, but I regret selling that T-Maxx.

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