|May 06, 2010, 08:03 AM|
here is an rc10t i picked up here from a fellow member a while back and restored. this truck will be raced by my wife at our local track once install some electronics.
* Custom White Powdercoated Nose Plate
* Custom White Powdercoated Motor Plate
* Custom White Powdercoated Chassis
* Hand Cut Black Vinyl Cow Spots
* MIP Ball Bearing Steering
* Associated Carbon Transmission Brace
* Associated T2 Carbon Front Shock Tower
* Associated T2 Body
* Lunsford Titanium Hinge Pins
* RPM Black Ball Ends
* RPM Black Lower Spring Mounts
* RPM Black Adjustable Body Mounts
* RPM Black Narrow Front Bumper
* RPM Black Front Arms
* RPM Black Rear Arms
* RPM Black Center Link
* Low Class Chassis Tape
* JConcepts JC8 Narrow Front Wheels
* JConcepts JC8 Narrow Front Tires
* Jconcepts JC8 Rear Wheels
* Losi King Pin Rear Tires
before pics can be found in the original for sale thread. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...ighlight=rc10t
|May 06, 2010, 10:32 PM|
|May 07, 2010, 12:12 AM|
not really. especially when you compare it to what the original associated powdercoated chassis go for these days. it costs less than it would run to fill up a honda civic with gas. now i have hear some people say that their local shops were telling them over $50.. that's way too much to pay imo.
now anodizing on the other hand is expensive. average quote from all the shops i have contacted that do small parts have all had $125-150 min cost. but that is for a batch. so you can basically send in all the alloy parts for a blinged out vehicle and get everything done for the min price. i will be sending off a durango b4 prototype chassis along with 50+ alloy bits all to be anodized in the next few months.
i look at it like this. i am not a very talented driver. my driving skills on the track never look good. and after 20+ years racing i understand and am ok with my skill level. but with a stand out nice ride you look good no matter what your driving looks like. lol
|May 07, 2010, 01:41 PM|
awsome looking truck there!
|May 07, 2010, 05:08 PM|
|May 07, 2010, 08:33 PM|
just be sure you make a note to tell them about the thickness of the coating. if it gets too thick things may end up not fitting. rc cars have tighter tolerances than the 1:1 car parts that powdercoating shops normally do. you just need enough to have a good solid color and not a lot of excess buildup.
|May 11, 2010, 06:56 PM|
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