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So just saw a vid testing the so-called drag brake. It has no drag brake at all.
 

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I can’t stop thinking about/drooling over these lil beauties. Couldn’t decide on a color either.. So I bought both today, hope I don’t kick myself for not waiting till Black Friday.

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@WickedFog Straight from FMS, someone else had a better coupon too, can’t remember it tho.
“TOMLEYRC” will get ya $8 off any way. 👍
www.fmshobby.com

Edit:
Just remembered..
I think it was “2FMRC” 🤷‍♂️ check out 2fmrc on YouTube. He’s got a lot of vids about these already.
 
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Got some upgrades installed on one of the Max Smashers. 👌

Furitek motor and esc

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Also got the Treal driveshafts and FMS metal gears for the transmission.

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The FMS metal transmission gears don’t work quite as expected though.. when the case is tightened up all the way the gears bind and the transmission won’t turn. 🤬 So I had to loosen the screws a bit for it to work. I’ve got an email into FMS but I’ve read some comments YouTube that it’s a problem. Hence the Treal driveshafts, one of the stock ones broke before I realized it was binding so bad.. 🤷‍♂️
 
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Got some upgrades installed on one of the Max Smashers. 👌

Furitek motor and esc

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Also got the Treal driveshafts and FMS metal gears for the transmission.

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The FMS metal transmission gears don’t work quite as expected though.. when the case is tightened up all the way the gears bind and the transmission won’t turn. 🤬 So I had to loosen the screws a bit for it to work. I’ve got an email into FMS but I’ve read some comments YouTube that it’s a problem. Hence the Treal driveshafts, one of the stock ones broke before I realized it was binding so bad.. 🤷‍♂️
Truck looks bad ass. Wish it was 1/10 or 1/8 scale. I might cave in eventually. Does it feel 10 feet tall and bullet proof?
 

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You know you've got it bad when the upgrades cost more than the vehicle! 🤣 sucks about the gears. But you know how much fun your going to have with it. :)
Got some upgrades installed on one of the Max Smashers. 👌

Furitek motor and esc

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Also got the Treal driveshafts and FMS metal gears for the transmission.

View attachment 156614 View attachment 156615 View attachment 156616

The FMS metal transmission gears don’t work quite as expected though.. when the case is tightened up all the way the gears bind and the transmission won’t turn. 🤬 So I had to loosen the screws a bit for it to work. I’ve got an email into FMS but I’ve read some comments YouTube that it’s a problem. Hence the Treal driveshafts, one of the stock ones broke before I realized it was binding so bad.. 🤷‍♂️
 

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You know you've got it bad when the upgrades cost more than the vehicle! 🤣 sucks about the gears. But you know how much fun your going to have with it. :)
It’s such a cool truck! 👌
I’ll get’er dialed in eventually but it’s kinda pissing me off atm. 😩

I love monster trucks sooooo much! I just like looking at the damn things. The late 70’s Ford trucks being my absolute favorite of all time certainly helps too! 😎

The brushless motor is so overkill it’s not even funny.. Needs wider tires with foams and a few other tweaks but it’s getting pretty close to acting like a smaller version of my Losi LMT. Which is one of my other favs! 👍

I need to start a build thread for the one I’m going Banana’s with. Not sure what to call it yet?

And yea, it’s completely insane when you spend 2-3 times the value of the rig on upgrades… 😵‍💫😉🤣🤙
 
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