Want to put some uber strong driveshafts on your Traxxas Slash 4×4, Stampede 4×4, or Traxxas Rally car? With the new Traxxas #6869 12mm wheel adapters you can use the heavy duty steel-splined driveshafts that were originally designed for the XO-1 supercar. The new 12mm hex’s have a 6mm inner diameter, thus allowing use of the heavier driveshafts. A drill bit is included to make a larger hole in your wheels allowing the beefier shafts to fit through.
Detailed instructions come with the hex adapters and you’ll need part numbers #6451 (front driveshafts x2), #6452 (rear driveshafts x2), #6439 (steering blocks), #6455 (axle carriers), #5117 (bearings x3) to complete the conversion. With the retail price of the Traxxas #6869 12mm hex adapters being $28, you are looking at roughly $200 to do the complete conversion, but once completed you are that much closer to a bomb-proof drivetrain.
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Team Associated has some exciting news about wheel hexes for the front and rear of your B4.1, SC10, and B44.1. Announced today, Associated’s new Factory Team 6061-T6 12mm aluminum clamping wheel hexes are said to speed up wheel changes as you no longer have to worry about the hexes getting stuck in your rims. The new hexes are CNC machined, and while most are in stock, some won’t become available until sometime in August. You can expect a street price of about $10 a pair, and HERE is the link for complete information.
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