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HERE ARE PICTURES TAKEN DURING THE BUILDING OF THE GREATEST TXT-1 KNOWN TO MANKIND. I'M SORRY THERE ARE SO MANY, BUT IT WAS A MAMMOTH BUILD & I WANTED TO DOCUMENT ALL THE UPGRADES FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS TO LEARN FROM & ADMIRE.


TO SAVE YOU LOYAL VIEWERS TIME AND TO MAKE LIFE EASIER, I HAVE NOW TURNED THIS PAGE INTO A THUMBNAIL GALLERY.
TO VIEW IMAGES JUST CLICK ON EACH PICTURE TO SEE THE FULL SIZE IMAGE. ARENT I GOOD TO YOU...

NOT LONG AFTER COMPLETING THE TRUCK, I TOOK IT APART AGAIN TO INSTALL A BEARING KIT. MAJOR PAIN IN THE ANUS BUT IT HAD TO BE DONE.

AND HERE IS SHE IS BACK IN ONE PIECE AGAIN. NOTE THE MECHANICAL SPEEDO IN THIS PIC; NOT RECOMMENED IF YOU LIKE TO BE ABLE TO CONTROL YOUR MODEL...

HERE ARE THE TWO 15turn MOTORS I PURCHASED TO IMPROVE THE TRUCKS SPEED INSTALLED IN THE TRANSMISSION, JUST NEEDS BOLTING BACK INTO THE TRUCK.

NEW MOTOR SET-UP VIEWED FROM THE UNDERSIDE, NICE...

ALL BACK TOGETHER AGAIN AND WAITING FOR A PAINT JOB ON THE SHELL; GLOSS BLACK ANYONE?...

AND THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU TEST YOUR TRUCK IN A VERY NARROW HALLWAY, WITH A CRAPPY MECHANICAL SPEEDO AND CHEAPO SCABBO RADIO FITTED. OUCH.

AFTER CRASHING MY TRUCK DUE TO CRAPPY ELECTRONICS, I BOUGHT THIS HVMAXX BRUSHLESS SYSTEM FOR THE TRUCK

I ALSO BOUGHT THIS LAZER 6 RADIO. LOTS OF BUTTONS TO PLAY WITH.

JUST TO BE ON THE SAFE SIDE I PURCHASED A MICRO FAILSAFE; NO MORE RUNAWAY TRUCK...

I ALSO BOUGHT A LOAD OF NEW BATTERIES AND A CHARGER

HERE'S THE BRUSHLESS SYSTEM INSTALLED IN THE TRANSMISSION

WITH A LITTLE BIT OF FIDDLING EVERYTHING FITTED BACK INTO THE CHASSIS, THOUGH I DID MAKE A NEW RADIO PLATE OUT OF CLEAR ACRYLIC PLASTIC

TOP DOWN VIEW

VIEW OF THE BELLY, WITH THE SKIDS INSTALLED; I WANTED PLAIN ONES, BUT BLUE ANODIZED WILL DO JUST AS WELL

CLOSE UP OF THE FRONT. NOTE THE NEW TMAXX SHELL, COOL....

ASS END VIEW

NICE SHOT, SHAME ABOUT THE SHITE DISPOSABLE CAMERA THOUGH

SAME AGAIN. DISPOSABLE CAMERAS REALLY ARENT UP TO MUCH. INVEST IN A GOOD QUALITY 35mm, OR A 4+ MEGA PIXEL DIGITAL CAMERA. REALLY, DO.

BEFORE AND AFTER- NOTE THE NASTY SCRAPES AND GOUGES ON THE SKIDS, THEY EARNT THEIR KEEP THAT DAY...

THIS IS A BRILLIANT SHOT, GOT THE PERFECT ANGLE

I LOVE THIS SHOT, THE CLOUDS CREATE A REAL SENSE OF FOREBODING...

MY BELOVED TXT-1 DRESSED IN A NEW SHELL, COMPLETE WITH FLAMING DECALS

AND HERE SHE IS FITTED WITH A CHEAP, BUT EFFECTIVE, SET OF LIGHTS I FOUND ON EBAY

WITH THE ROOM LIGHTS OFF, YOU CAN APPRECIATE THE FULL EFFECT MORE...

IN AN ATTEMPT TO GET MORE SPEED, I BOUGHT A SELECTION OF PINION GEARS.

FITTING NEW PINIONS INTO TRANSMISSION INVOLVES HAVING TO DISMANTLE HALF THE TRUCK. GROAN.

TO IMPROVE HANDLING I PURCHASED SOME 3" ALLOY SHOCKS, AND THE RESULT IS A MUCH LOWER SLUNG TRUCK.

YOU CAN ALSO SEE MY NEW ALLOY BODY POSTS

WHAT ARE THOSE LONG SPIKES STICKING OUT THE BACK YOU ASK...

WELL, THEY'RE MY HOME MADE WHEELIE BARS.

NOT EXACTLY PROFESSIONAL, AND NO, IT DIDNT WORK VERY WELL EITHER.

PICTURED ON A TRIP TO THE PARK, LOTS OF COOLING FANS.

HAD TO SWITCH BACK TO 4" SHOCKS, JUST NOT ENOUGH SUSPENSION TRAVEL WITH THE SMALLER SHOCKS FITTED.

MY HARD-WON EMAXX TRANSMISSION, COMPLETE WITH UPGRADES AND HVMAXX MOTOR SYSTEM; ITS LIKE NITROUS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

MY NEW HARDEND STEEL IDLER GEARS

GORILLA MAX SINGLE SPEED COUPLER

ALL BACK TOGETHER, COMPLETE WITH UPSIDE DOWN MOUNTING ADAPTORS (SOON CORRECTED THAT).

TWO SETS OF WIDENERS, GIVING 3 INCHES OF EXTRA WIDTH

EMAXX TRANSMISSION FITTED, JUST ABOUT SQUEEZED IT IN...

AND HERE SHE IS FITTED OUT WITH THE ALLOY SKIDS, ALLOY BUMPER BRACES, PUNISHER PROPSHAFTS, ALLOY KNUCKLES, AND EXTENDED 4 LINKS KIT.

A BETTER VIEW OF THE BUMPER BRACES

ALLOY ALL OVER PRETTY MUCH.

LONGER, WIDER, STRONGER, FASTER, MENTAL !

JUST NEEDS AN ANTENNA MOUNT...

INSTANT MONSTER TRUCK, JUST ADD WHEELS

THIS BEAST NOW HAS A WHEEL BASE OF 16 INCHES

AND ITS 17. 5 INCHES WIDE, THATS WIDER THAN A STOCK EMAXX!

YOU CAN SEE HOW SOLID THE AXLES ARE NOW

MY NEW ANTENNA MOUNT

REWIRED THE LIGHTS TOO....

CUSTOM STEERING KNUCKLES

SOMETHINGS MISSING...

WHAT COULD IT BE...

THAT'LL BE IT

LOOKS GOOD THOUGH

DAMAGED LINK, RE-STRAIGHTENED

SECOND TRIP TO THE PARK

NEW SLIDER SHAFTS HELD UP

BUT BUT DIDNT MAKE IT ANY FASTER

HANDY GRASS COLLECTION FEATURE...

NEW LOCKOUT CONFIGURATION

FRONT ARTICULATION

REAR ARTICULATION

RACING SUSPENSION

NO CANTERLEVERS HERE

REVERSED CANTERLEVERS

NEW TOP DECK

NEW 5/16" LINK RODS

KNACKERED SHELL

NEEDS A BIT OF A TOUCH-UP

NEW 1/8 BUGGY REAR WING

NOT THE BEST MOUNT, BUT IT WILL DO FOR NOW

BULLET PROOF REAR STEERING LOCKOUT

NEW MOTOR HEATSINK AND FAN

NEW IMEX JUMBO CLAWDAWGS

AND JUMBO DIAMOND RIMS

AND THUNDERTECH RC WIDENERS

LOOKS TOTALLY AWESOME

FINISHED REAR WING MOUNT

RAISED IT UP A BIT; LOOKS MUCH BETTER

NEW LIGHTWEIGHT TXT-1 CHASSIS....

BEING STRIPPED OF ANODISING...

NEW AND OLD, FOR COMPARISON

REMOVING AND SWAPPING OVER ONE SIDE AT A TIME

LOOKS AMAZING

A BIT SHINEY, BUT STILL QUITE A NATURAL FINISH

NEW, MASSIVELY LOWERED BATTERY TRAY IN THE WORKS

NEW CUSTOM LIGHTING SET IN THE WORKS

NEW ALLOY BODYPOST MOUNTS

STRIPPED AND FITTED

NEW CANTILEVERS TOO, LEFT THEM BLUE FOR DETAIL

COULDN'T LOWER THE BATTERY TRAY, BUT REBUILT IT ANYWAY A BIT NEATER

FINISHED NEW CUSTOM LIGHTING SET

BLINDING.....

THE END...

THE VERY END.

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