This Traxxas T-Maxx started life like any other, but Rob DeLeon (of Bakersfield, CA) soon lost control of his investment. Nearly $3,000 later he has the truck you see before you: the Supermaxx—which he has now owned for 15 years and he has been upgrading it fairly continuously all along. It has an Unlimited Engineering SuperMaxx Chassis; suspension arms and wheels are also from Unlimited. Power is supplied by a .26 OFNA engine, and Rob monitors its tuning with an onboard digital heat sensor. The early ‘50s Chevy body is a Pro-Line Racing piece. The tires are from Panther. Rob tells us it’s fast and very heavy, so he employs titanium skidplates to protect the valuable chassis and other custom hardware.
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