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Axial Blazer

Axial Blazer

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Submitted By
Spencer Peat
Commerce Township, Michigan, United States of America
Build Information
Readers Ride Title Axial Blazer
Vehicle Class Scale, Rock Crawler
Chassis Brand Axial
Chassis Model SCX 10.II
Body Brand Traxxas
Body Model TRX-4 1979 Chevy Blazer
Power System Electric
Electric Motor Brand and Model HOBBYWING XERUN AXE 540 FOC 1200kv
Speed Control Brand and Model HOBBYWING XERUN AXE ESC
Battery Brand and Model Traxxas 5800mah 2S LiPo
Wheels and Tires Brand and Model RC4WD Rally 1.9" Beadlock wheels with RC4WD Goodyear Wrangler MT/R 1.9" tires.
Shocks Brand and Model RC4WD Leaf Spring conversion for Axial SCX 10.II (Medium and Large leafs installed), RC4WD Superlift Superide 90mm Shocks.
Axles Brand and Model Xtra Speed AR44 Aluminum Axle Housings
Paint Brand and Model N/A
Graphics Brand and Model N/A
Scale Accessories Brand and Model N/A
Light System Brand and Model Traxxas 1979 Blazer LED Light Kit with Traxxas Distribution Block and Power Supply.
Radio System Brand and Model Spektrum SR315 3ch Receiver w/ Spektrum DX5C Transmitter.
Sound System Brand and Model N/A
Other Options Brand and Model RC4WD XVD Universal Driveshafts
RC4WD Tough Armor Wide Front Bumper
RC4WD Type A Machined Rear Bumper
REEFS RC 422HD Servo with Aluminum Servo Horn
SSD RC Pro Aluminum Rear Lockouts
SSD RC Pro Aluminum Front Knuckles
SSD RC Pro Aluminum C Hubs
Further Description/Back Story The original goal with this truck was to use up some spare parts around my workbench. After looking at how to create an Axial that would be unique, that plan changed. I quickly decided on the leaf conversion kit and some upgraded axles to go with it. Because I didn't want to over do the power, but have smooth control on delivery, I selected the new Hobbywing AXE system to power the truck. A Reefs RC servo provided good value for the spec I wanted and the Spektrum receiver plays nicely with my existing DX5C. I ended up with the TRX-4 Blazer body as it had the look this build needed. With that decided, the bumpers, wheels and tires naturally fell into place. Overall this build required very little modification of parts for everything to fit together. I look forward to grabbing this truck and hitting the trails soon.

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