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  Custom Suspension Axial Wraith (Chris S. design)

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Axial Wraith RTR with the Seb's RC Shop (Chris S.) suspension mod installed:

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We at Seb's RC Shop along with many Wraith owners knew that we had to improve on the overpriced and underperforming yet so good looking Axial Wraith. We wanted a truck what can do it all:
1. Long suspension travel so it can handle jumps
2. Lots of flex, with best off-camber capability.
3. Extreme vertical climbing ability

Long story short, it wasn't easy to make the truck do it all. We came up with many cool concepts that worked really well in 80% to 90% of the challenges, however it wasn't "perfect" for the lack of a better word. It was about December of 2011 when my friend and customer Chris. S. came up with the concept of what you see here today. Every component on this truck can be bought of the shelf at a hobby shop. Some of the brands used in this truck are: Axial, Traxxas, Tamyia, Dubro, GHH, HPI/HB, STRC, Losi/TLR.

It takes 12 to 13 hours to install the suspension system onto the truck, but let me tell you that everything has proper ball-ends and bushings on all hinge points. Also everything is bolted into place, no zap straps here. The internal cage is reinforced by re-using some of the stock parts as braces. All bottom rod-ends are 4mm (shock is 3mm on the kit) all this resulting in a super tough setup that not only out-performs but keeps on going and going.

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The front end is also impressive, however the back of the truck is what stands out the most. What is very unique here is the hinge points that allow the truck to flex without binding up the ball-studs inside the rod-ends. This ban be seen in the pictures below. The ball-stud on the shock rod end can only go so far on a conventional suspension setup before it binds up. On our setup the hinging takes place on the connecting rods between the axle and the levers. These can hinge about 85 degrees one way and 85 the other way. Stock it can do about 42 degrees before things bottom out and bind up.
Another advantage of our setup is that because of the shock geometry in relation to the 4-link arms, the axle gains more than twice the travel, while only using a shock that is 6mm sorter than a stock shock absorber. There are a few more cool things that are part of the overall setup that make this the most capable wraith truck that we have seen, but we'll leave that for you to discover once you own one of these trucks.

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Here are some pictures we have from the build. Two stock RTR Wraith trucks are getting the suspension system installed.





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Purchase options:

1. First option:

You can purchase the above featured truck for: $1,495.00 dollars (US or CND) + Shipping.
This includes the Axial Wraith RTR truck ($400); All the parts and left over hardware used to build it ($370); and 12 hour labour for ($720).

Just contact us if you are out of USA or Canada if you have any questions and if you would like to purchase one, we can send you a Paypal invoice.


2. Option Two:

You can send your truck in to us or bring it by, and we can install the complete kit or just the back end. Pricing is custom for this option.




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