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Not your average Savage Hop ups. These are highly modified, with some home-made parts.

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Say hi to Alicia my next project!

Post by NizzleMaShizzle » Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:26 am

Oh yeah! On to my ERCM project...I got a ERCM modified Picco Boost .28 with an ERCM 221T endbleed pipe. I have some extra bulkheads, diffs, tranny, and standard length TVPs from an older truck. I would love to go extended TVP's especially with this combo, but I just don't want to waste those old tvps. So, to compensate for the lack of wheelbase, I'm gonna relocate the battery to the front to help keep the nose end down.
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Post by MShark » Sun Aug 09, 2015 10:06 pm

Hey man that's looks pretty trick! Can't wait to see your build!
Looking for well modded truggy/buggy, PM me! Also maybe Savage X/XL

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Post by NizzleMaShizzle » Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:33 pm

Well, got the Hotbodies D8T tank, skid plate, and put on an HPI wheelie bar. I had to drill holes in the TVP to mount the plate for the tank. I also drilled holes for the tank standoffs. I purposely mounted the tank to offset to the weight of the exhaust and also gives me space to put the fuel filter and exhaust cooler. It's starting to finally look like a truck!

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Post by NizzleMaShizzle » Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:35 pm

here are some other angles...
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Post by Mendoza » Fri Aug 14, 2015 3:05 am

Great looking mill. Like the BS colour scheme. Tank sits high

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Post by NizzleMaShizzle » Fri Aug 14, 2015 3:59 am

Yeah thanks. The tank doesn't look that high in person really, perhaps the pics give it that illusion. Even if I had a choice to mount the tank lower to aid in lower center of gravity I wouldn't. Despite the tank being pressurized I would want the tank to be level with the carb as much as possible so that fuel draw is consistent. Unfortunately there's only so much you can do with the Savage TVP setup. If this were a flat chassis then a tank that sits lower would be an easier proposition LOL. *censored* Savage haha love and hate realationship. How is your Nova running? Did you have a chance to tune it yet?
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Post by Mendoza » Fri Aug 14, 2015 4:42 am

It looks great man either way. Im eventually going to go midtank too. I hear you about the limitations but they are also its strengths IMO. I wouldn't swap it for any other MT. I also agree about your tank height comments, makes sense ... Unfortunately these things dont have a fuel pump like a 1:1! I'm going to try and mount either a LOSI 8ight, or serpent 150cc tank in the stock position and prop it up a touch higher.

Running it tomorrow and hoping to get it close ... wrapped in the nova - heap of potential just need to get the hang of tuning it. When I get it right I'll post some bashing and air vids... Give the XXL shockers a work over.

Got my old S25 waiting for a rebuild... put my LRP and black IRC TVPs to good use but not til the XSS is nailed down.

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Post by Nitrojedi » Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:48 am

truggy and buggy tanks sit at the same level as the engine or slightly below and they tune awesome......IMO there is no need for a raised tank

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Post by buzzer » Fri Aug 14, 2015 9:36 am

Hi Alicia!

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Post by NizzleMaShizzle » Fri Aug 14, 2015 3:07 pm

Alicia says...."Waaaaazzzaaaaaaaaaap"  :P
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Post by Mendoza » Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:50 am

Jedi ... Sweet! Less work equals more time to get my tune on ... LOL

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Post by NizzleMaShizzle » Sun Aug 16, 2015 1:40 pm

Anyways, moving along...I routed some fuel lines just to see how the plumbing would look like and i'm digging it! I also threw in a pic of a front bumper used in the rear and how I trimmed it for style points  :D
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Post by NizzleMaShizzle » Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:22 pm

Bluegroove swaybars installed:
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Post by Mendoza » Wed Aug 19, 2015 3:26 am

Looking good! Nice shock towers

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Post by NizzleMaShizzle » Wed Aug 19, 2015 3:08 pm

Thanks they are from a online Ebay store called RCDamper. I've ordered stuff from them before and I was happy with their products. So i'll continue to order from them so long as their stuff is up to par!  :D
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Post by LLkoolskillet » Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:51 pm

The stuff he sells is actually made by GPM which is a great company. The only issue you could see with this setup is gravity feeding because the tank is higher than normal. You ideally want the tank level with the carb. However try it as it sits
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Post by NizzleMaShizzle » Wed Aug 19, 2015 10:47 pm

Time to work on the savage steering assembly. I started off with a stock savage X 4.6 steering bellcrank/servo saver (orange of course). Since the orange is going to stick out like a sore thumb if I install it as is, I went to the local hardware store and picked me up some greased lightning and deanodized the steering assembly. I just found a plastic bottle and poured the degreaser and dunked the orange parts inside of it. I also periodically shook the bottle. Took about 30 min for the process, I was checking it every 10min for a light scrub and to check if the liquid was corroding the metal. I like greased lightning, it isn't as corrosive as oven cleaners and gets the job done nicely!

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10min later and the liquid is turning orange
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Post by NizzleMaShizzle » Wed Aug 19, 2015 10:54 pm

The ano is coming off nice and evenly
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Here it is all done
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Got an FLM steering link to go with it
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Completed and on the truck I also got an HD servo saver spring on the way along with 6x10x3 bearings to replace the plastic bushings
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Post by NizzleMaShizzle » Wed Aug 19, 2015 11:01 pm

@skillet I didn't know RCDamper parts were GPM parts! Yeah I have quite a few things from them and the parts seem pretty awesome! My nova truck has the gas tank relatively at the same height and everything is ok so far. No issues with fuel draw at this point using an MGT tank but I will definitely monitor any problems that may arise. I think the D8 tank just looks tall in photos, but in person it seems about level with the carb, and isn't propped up as high as photos suggest.  :P
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Post by Caretaker » Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:06 am

Nice looking savage Nizzle....
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