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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

3 Upgrade Ideas – Traxxas E-Revo

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades

Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for the Traxxas E-Revo that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

Traxxas E-revo

 

VEHICLE: TRAXXAS E-REVO
TYPE: 1/10-scale RTR electric 4WD monster truck
PRICE: $509.97 (item no. 56036-1) http://amzn.to/2owZEEL

HOP-UP: Fast Eddy Bearings sealed bearing kit
PRICE: $31.99 (E-Revo EVX-2 Bearing Kit) http://amzn.to/2nKJvMR
Over time the drivetrain will not rotate as freely as it did when you first got your truck and the most likely culprits are the bearings. Replace all the bearings with new ones. Fast Eddy Bearings offers this quality sealed bearing kit which also helps defend against dirt to keep the bearings spinning smoothly for longer compared to non-sealed bearings.

Traxxas E-Revo Fast Eddy Bearings

 

HOP-UP: Robinson Racing GEN3 Slipper Unit
PRICE: $39.99 (7965) http://amzn.to/2osd9DO
This slipper unit from Robinson Racing (RRP) is constructed of hardened steel and designed to handle tons of power, perfect if you plan to upgrade the stock brushed motor system to a high power brushless system with LiPo batteries. While you are at it, get a RRP extra hard carbon steel pinion to compliment the new spur gear.

Robinson Racing E-Revo Slipper

 

HOP-UP: Traxxas steel constant-velocity center driveshafts
PRICE: $31.99 (5650R) http://amzn.to/2nKRLwB
With an eye on adding more power to the E-Revo, beef it up with Traxxas steel constant-velocity center driveshafts. They can handle the extreme power and torque created by a brushless motor and are built to last with sealed rubber U-joints to keep dirt out.

Traxxas E-Revo Center Driveshafts

 

Links
Fast Eddy Bearings, fasteddybearings.com, (707) 360-0190
Robinson Racing Products, robinsonracing.com, (559) 692-2465
Tamiya America, tamiyausa.com, (800) 826-4922
Traxxas, traxxas.com, (888) 872-9927

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