You won’t find a
body clip anywhere
on the X-Maxx
(listen; do you hear
the angels singing?).
;at’s an especially
when you consider
clips this huge truck
would have required.
Instead of clips, the
body uses a fixed hook that slips under the front shock tower
and an articulated hook to grab the rear tower. A twist-lock
mechanism lowers the hook and locks the body, and body
removal and mounting takes about one second after a try or
two for practice.
;e wheelie bar gets a workout
with 8S power.
;e Maxx AT tires are a full 8
inches in diameter and get a
chunky, directional tread.
Maxx AT 8-inch tires
24mm splined hex
hubs with 17mm nuts
Velineon 1200XL motor
Shaft-driven 4WD with
;e 8S edition of the X-Maxx gets all the upgraded drivetrain
parts that Traxxas introduced with the Power-Up kit for
the original 6S truck. ;at includes driveshafts with 4mm
crosspins, hardened-steel ring and pinion gears for the oil-filled
di;erentials, and an XO-1-style “Cush Drive” steel spur gear.
;e heart of the drivetrain is the Torque-Biasing Center Drive.
It’s basically a super-duty center di;erential that won’t unload
even when the front wheels are in the air. As you can see, the
unit is built for serious horsepower with its cast-alloy case and
wide, steel ring gear.