1/10 SCX10 III Jeep JLU Wrangler with Portals 4WD Kit (AXI03007)

This kit gives builders the latest SCX10 platform and a transmission with DIG and 2-speed options, plus a clear scale body to finish in your own custom style.

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Axial SCX10 III Jeep JLU Wrangler 4WD Axial® SCX10 III Jeep JLU Wrangler 4WD

The 1/10 scale Axial SCX10 III Jeep JLU Wrangler 4WD kit marks the next step forward in scale off-road action. While continuing to incorporate key components that have made SCX10 vehicles successful, the SCX10™ III increases chassis realism with details that include a replica V8 engine to house the front-mounted 540 motor. It's mated to a realistic transmission housing and transfer case, like a 1:1 vehicle.

The kit's versatile transmission can be built in several ways. If you're using a 3-channel radio like the Spektrum DX3, you can set it up with a third-channel DIG function that lets you lock the rear axle from the transmitter for front-wheel drive and a tighter turning radius. Another 3-channel option is to set up the vehicle with a two-speed transmission to select between high and low speeds. To have access to the two-speed transmission and DIG function simultaneously, just add another servo and use a radio with at least four channels (such as the 5-channel Spektrum™ DX5).

The SCX10 III Jeep JLU Wrangler kit uses portal axles to improve performance by increasing the ground clearance and reducing torque twist. Its standard battery tray accepts full-size standard LiPo or NiMH packs. There's also space on the side rails for drivers who prefer "shorty" packs. Inner fenders and floor sides hide internal components that would usually be visible from the side of the chassis.

To top off the chassis, the kit comes with a clear Jeep Wrangler Unlimited four-door body that's ready for finishing however you like. Scale details include a roll cage, front hood vents, and cowl, windshield wipers, mirrors, door handles and more, plus a detailed interior. New taller and wider, officially licensed Nitto Trail Grappler tires on 3-piece licensed KMC Machete beadlock wheels to add more scale realism and more grip on dirt, rocks, and all other off-road trails.

Features

  • Replica V8 engine, transmission housing, and transfer case cover and protect the motor while improving scale appearance
  • Chassis tray accepts full-size, standard LiPo or NiMH batteries, with space on the side rails for running small pack sizes
  • DIG function transmission setup lets you lock the rear axle from the transmitter for front-wheel drive and a tighter turning radius
  • Two-speed transmission setup option also available for high and low speeds
  • Portal axles increase ground clearance and reduce torque twist
  • Adjustable wheelbase chassis allows each driver to choose the size of their chassis
  • Inner fenders and floor sides hide internal components usually visible from the side of the chassis
  • Licensed KMC Machete 3-piece beadlock wheels provide scale looks and let you remove and replace tires without gluing
  • Officially licensed Nitto Trail Grappler tires in a new taller and wider size increase ground clearance and grip
  • Fully rebuildable, oil-filled shocks include hard anodized, threaded shock bodies, coilover springs, and an emulsion-style cap with screw for easier rebuilds
  • Clear scale Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited body with detailed interior

Axial AXI03007 SCX10™ III Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon JLU 1/10th 4WD Kit (4 min 6 sec)

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Mar 20, 2020, 02:50 PM
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Rampage's Avatar
This would come out as soon as I start my new project on a Gelande.

Oh well. I needed 275mm wheelbase anyway.

This does look amazing.
Mar 20, 2020, 04:29 PM
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Dauntlessfan's Avatar
Cool, I like the new features... but does the hobby really need another Wrangler body?
Mar 21, 2020, 05:40 AM
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Really liking the looks but I have to wonder, why would I buy this kit (I love kits) for US$400 when for the same price I can buy the Traxxas TRX4 kit which includes all of the electronics (motor, waterproof ESC, 4-channel transmitter, RX, 4 servos), has a 2-speed transmission, portals, and front/rear locking/unlocking differentials?
Apr 09, 2020, 10:58 PM
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Originally Posted by babblefish
Really liking the looks but I have to wonder, why would I buy this kit (I love kits) for US$400 when for the same price I can buy the Traxxas TRX4 kit which includes all of the electronics (motor, waterproof ESC, 4-channel transmitter, RX, 4 servos), has a 2-speed transmission, portals, and front/rear locking/unlocking differentials?
I've been asking myself that same question!
Apr 11, 2020, 09:17 PM
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Agreed, their pricing does not seem to be very competitive with its competition!
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