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[DIY] High Clearance links for AX10 using threaded rods

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Post by boolean21 on Tue 4 Oct 2011 - 20:51

The front lower links always get in the way when I do a full steer... Tyres always rub on the links....
I didnt want to cut the chassis plate and move the lower links inwards, so I DIY a pair of high clearance links...

Material used is 4mm stainless steel threaded rods ($5 for a long length) and traxxas revo rod ends (large)...

Here's some pics....

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Re: [DIY] High Clearance links for AX10 using threaded rods

Post by chiatw73 on Tue 4 Oct 2011 - 21:58

the whole rod is threaded? how did u bend it? by heating?

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Re: [DIY] High Clearance links for AX10 using threaded rods

Post by boolean21 on Tue 4 Oct 2011 - 22:13

chiatw73 wrote:the whole rod is threaded? how did u bend it? by heating?
Ya, whole rod is threaded... After test run, will sleeve it....

No heating... I just clamp it and bend the rod with my hands... Not too difficult... Smile

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Re: [DIY] High Clearance links for AX10 using threaded rods

Post by qks57 on Wed 5 Oct 2011 - 0:33

bro what shocks are those?
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Re: [DIY] High Clearance links for AX10 using threaded rods

Post by ShaiAX55 on Wed 5 Oct 2011 - 13:25

Bro,clearance too high wont it have impact on ur drive shaft? Anyway great DIY stuffs.

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Post by boolean21 on Wed 5 Oct 2011 - 14:05

ShaiAX55 wrote:Bro,clearance too high wont it have impact on ur drive shaft? Anyway great DIY stuffs.
hi bro,
no change in the drive angle... just that the links wont get in the way of the tyres.... now the shocks get in the way.... Very Happy but steering angle should be enough liao...

but now, the drive shaft will be the first to hit the rock.....

have to test it out first.... should be ok i think... Smile

else i just need to fine tune the bends... maybe do something like my venom creepers' links... the links are nice, doesn't get in the way of the tyres...

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Post by ShaiAX55 on Wed 5 Oct 2011 - 14:14

MIP or Junfac drive shaft strong.. buy buy buy.. hehe

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Post by boolean21 on Wed 5 Oct 2011 - 14:50

ShaiAX55 wrote:MIP or Junfac drive shaft strong.. buy buy buy.. hehe
hahah... bro, you joined the buy buy buy band too liao! Very Happy

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Post by ShaiAX55 on Wed 5 Oct 2011 - 15:31

boolean21 wrote:
ShaiAX55 wrote:MIP or Junfac drive shaft strong.. buy buy buy.. hehe
hahah... bro, you joined the buy buy buy band too liao! Very Happy

If u can't beat them, join them.. BUY BUY BUY BUY BUY!

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Post by boolean21 on Wed 5 Oct 2011 - 15:50

wahahahhahahah!!!
marpek! see what you've done!! Very Happy

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Re: [DIY] High Clearance links for AX10 using threaded rods

Post by RTECH on Wed 5 Oct 2011 - 19:14

Shocked Looks machiam like the mantis chassis.
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Re: [DIY] High Clearance links for AX10 using threaded rods

Post by boolean21 on Wed 5 Oct 2011 - 19:30

RTECH wrote:Shocked Looks machiam like the mantis chassis.

Inspired by the mantis rear links... Very Happy

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