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PontiacGT201
02-21-2012, 03:36 AM
I picked up a new Slash 2wd F-150 Raptor. Wanted something that goes fast. Love my crawlers but needed something fast haha. Already throwing RPM parts on, and upgraded to VXL-3 brushless system.

here are some pics. floor is messy. working on 3 RCs at once hahah.

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/pontiacgt20111/20120220204048.jpg

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/pontiacgt20111/20120220204134.jpg

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/pontiacgt20111/20120220204145.jpg

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/pontiacgt20111/20120220204211.jpg

rik
02-25-2012, 09:01 PM
Nice looking rig..how fast is it with the vxl system in it?

PontiacGT201
02-26-2012, 04:39 AM
Thanks, um not sure yet. Havnt hit full speed yet. Got it fully RPMed out did some test runs in the house. Way its looking her maiden run will be in Dallas, TX.

cjsmith4
02-26-2012, 04:43 AM
I saw this truck and really liked the looks of it. I want the 1:1 raptor though!!

PontiacGT201
02-26-2012, 02:57 PM
Haha don't we all. I don't like ford but love the Raptor.

Tin Soldier
02-26-2012, 03:18 PM
I have that same body. WIth a 3s lipo mine vxl3 will do about 35-40 with my phone strapped on as a gps. It was faster with the other racing system I had (not waterproof though), but I eventually smoked the motor with wrong gearing and then overloaded the esc, but I was pushing about 50mph when it would get too much air under the lid and flip. I could push that up to 55mph wiht a little weight in the nose, but it was hard to control.

PontiacGT201
02-27-2012, 01:31 AM
well here are some pics before I ran the truck for a good bashing. not as pretty anymore but fun as heck. all black rpm parts.

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/pontiacgt20111/20120226135248.jpg

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/pontiacgt20111/20120226135308.jpg

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/pontiacgt20111/20120226135335.jpg