SCX10 Based Street Rod

SCX10 Based Street Rod

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Submitted By
Brian Brown
South Shore, KY, United States of America
Build Information
Readers Ride Title SCX10 Based Street Rod
Vehicle Class Scale, On-road Car
Chassis Brand Other
Chassis Model KYX (SCX10 Clone)
Other Chassis Brand and Model KYX (SCX10 Clone)
Body Brand Pro-Line
Body Model Power Wagon
Power System Electric
Electric Motor Brand and Model Hobbywing 13.5t
Speed Control Brand and Model Hobbwing XR10
Battery Brand and Model OVONIC 3s
Wheels and Tires Brand and Model Wheels: Custom Made by Minsu Cho
Tires: Proline Superchain
Shocks Brand and Model 60mm RCAWD
Axles Brand and Model Rear: Axial SCX10
Front: Xtra Speed 1/14 Semi
Paint Brand and Model Proline Pewter
Radio System Brand and Model Futaba 4PLS
Further Description/Back Story I had seen other similiar Hot Rod builds based on crawler chassis, but all seemed to require at least some fabricating and machine tools. It was alot of trial and error, but I was able to build this truck with all off the shelf parts, a drill press, dremel and basic hand tools.

SCX10 Street Rod Build Parts and Summary

1. SCX10 Clone Frame (KYX)
2. Running Boards Short (KYX)
3. Transmission 2 Speed (KYX),
4. Low CG Skid (KYX)
5. STRC H-Brace
6. Front Bumper / Servo Relocation (KYX)
a. Had to be milled out with a dremel to lower the servo. I am currently exploring other options for this part, but made it work.
7. RCAWD 60mm Internal Spring Oil Shocks.
a. Added O-Rings under the piston to adjust height
i (3) in the rear
ii (4) in the front
8. 313mm Wheelbase Stainless Links from (Vanquish)
a. Used Rear Upper links for the Front Lowers
b. Drilled new mounting points in the frame for the front Uppers
c. Used the Front Lower links for the Rear Lowers
d. Custom cut some aluminum links for the Rear Uppers to get the pinion angle.
e. I did not use the Vanquish Rear Lower links
9. SCX10 1st Gen Rear End
a. Narrowed with the kit from Locked Up RC
b. 12x7mm Hex
10. Wheels: Made by Minsu Cho (Pargu BBS)
11. Tires: 2.2 Proline Super Chain Tires
a. Buggy Fronts
b. ST Rears but used buggy foams to let the tires sag
12. 1/14 Tamiya Semi Frontend (Xtra Speed)
13. Shock relocation Kit (Gear Head)
a. I drilled the top mount and moved the shocks closer together in order to lower the chassis further.
14. Built the bed out of bass wood from Hobby Lobby and used old HO slot car rails for the bindings between the boards. Mounted the bed to the frame using magnetic body mounts.
15. SCX10 Front Shock Hoops (RPM)
16. 55mm Turnbuckle for steering.
17. Savox SC-1252mg Low Profile
18. Savox SH-0263mg Micro Super Torque for the 2 speed shifter
19. Proline Power Wagon Body
20. Aluminum Center Link mount. Off brand.
21. Drive Shaft Short 85mm (SSD)
22. SCX10 Servo mount.. Mounted upside down on the outside of the frame for light mounts.
23. Powered by a Hobbywing 13.5T Motor

Build Process Photos

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