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The Old Man (element ecto)

element ecto upgraded and broke many a time

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General RC Information

the Element Ecto was my first crawler.
it led to a few more but is my favorite,
started off cutting the front bumper off,
ROCK SLIDERS: added club 5 rock sliders https://club5racing.com/blade-runner-stainless-rock-slider-for-enduro-ecto/
BODY: comp wagon cab only body https://www.prolineracing.com/produ...-12.3-313mm-wheelbase-crawlers/PRO360600.html
TRANSMITTER/RECIEVER: Flysky FS-GT3B 3 Channels RC
note: the silver recievers are NOT waterproof, the blue allegedly IS. regardless i coated in plastidip
SERVO: HobbyStar HCS-4521 High-Torque Digital Waterproof Crawler Servo
MOTOR/ESC: hobbywing quickrun fusion pro motor/esc combo. freed up space for battery
tires get swapped out pretty frequently currently trying j concepts megalithics with silicone inserts. from injora
SHOCKS: desert lizard 90 mm shocks set up for droop and upside down to throw that extra bit of weight lower
SHOCK TOWERS: front and rear rock pirates direct fit
FLATBED: rock pirates flatbed, doesn't fit perfectly but it does fit.
OVERDRIVE: installed the factory overdrive that came with the rig 11.83%
Rims: INJORA 1.9" Beadlock Wheel Rim - 153g Super Heavy Brass & Aluminum Deep Dish Wheel

MISC:
Club 5 Brass Extended Wheel Hex Set 8 mm w/Pin for Element RC Enduro
moved battery to the front in spot next to servo where esc was

7/1/24 broke rear axle. ordered club 5 high clearance links will repair axle when i get links and do it all at once.

RC Type
Truck
RC Brand
Element RC
RC Model
ecto
RC Scale
1/10 Scale

Technical Specifications

Power Source
Electric
Battery Type
LiPo
Motor Type
Brushless
Drive System
4WD (Four-Wheel Drive)

Additional Information

Budget
$600-799
Challenges Faced
waterlogged a servo and didn't realize, broke rear axle smashing it between force and immovable object, shock towers broke apart, didn't lube well enough so have squeaking
Build Thread
https://www.rctalk.com/forum/threads/things-I'm-doing-to-my-element-ecto.141315/

RC Build information

Category
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Added by
majin
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