Sunday, April 28, 2013

Axial Wraith: Rear Suspension Mod

I found some inspiration from the picture below to modify the suspension on my Axial Wraith. This coil-over suspension kit for a full size Jeep shows the shocks mounted differently then your normal kit.

Traxxas r/c cars have the shocks mounted the same way, and I had parts from a Traxxas Slash chassis lying around. I used two of the mini Traxxas shocks as well as two arms and rods. I removed the "stock" shocks on my Wraith and drilled a couple holes for the new setup. Here's what I came up with:

(This mod did not cause any loss in axle articulation.) Video comming soon!

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