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Project: Bulletproof Rustler

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Project: Bulletproof Rustler

Post  bigleobets on Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:49 pm

Okay, so my 10 yr old and I really enjoy our r/c cars. But this summer my 4 yr old decided he wanted a "big car like Daddy and Bubba". So what kind of car do you buy a 4 yr old? I found a very old and very used Traxxas Rustler. I picked it up for $40 on Craig's List it also included 2 batteries and a charger. Now to make it bulletproof for the 4 yr old. Here are some before pictures.
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Re: Project: Bulletproof Rustler

Post  bigleobets on Sun Oct 31, 2010 12:21 am

So far I've replaced the suspension arms, front and rear, with blue RPM arms. Added a new blue RPM front bumper, RPM caster blocks, and a blue RPM gearbox cover. Also put really sharp looking RPM blue Clawz wheels on and slapped a set of PRO-LINE Holeshots outback. Then I got rid of that mechanical speed controller and put in a used Traxxas xl-5. Next I think some alum camber links and toe rods. A special thanks to Rob at Rob's Extreme RC for all his help and advice.[img][/img][img][/img][img][/img]

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