Ace of Spades (Kraton 6s V5 build)

My Ace of Spades Kraton 6s V5 build. I had an absolute ball disassembling and rebuilding this truck.

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This is my Kraton 6s V5 Ace of Spades. I had so much fun with this build. The majority of the work was spread out over approximately 4 months. I will list all of the upgrade parts here with a short video of the custom hydro-dipped body I finished it off with. Shout out to the good folks here in the Arrma forum who were an invaluable help along the way.

Thanks for checking it out.

  • Surpass Hobby 27k RPM motor heatsink and fans
  • RPM front bumper and skid plate installed on rear
  • Super basher front bumper and skid plate on front
  • EXB aluminum rear center chassis brace
  • EXB aluminum front center chassis brace
  • Outcast tall side guards
  • Treal 7075 steering assembly (Bell crank Servo Horn Linkage and bearings)
  • EXB aluminum servo mount
  • EXB aluminum front-upper suspension mount
  • ADU 7075-T6 lower front-front aluminum suspension mount
  • ADU 7075-T6 lower front-rear aluminum suspension mount
  • Arrma aluminum center differential with 200k cSt
  • Hot Racing aluminum center differential bearing mount
  • Hot Racing aluminum center differential cover
  • EXB front and rear aluminum shock towers
  • ADU 7075-T6 front steering blocks
  • ADU 7075-T6 rear hubs
  • ADU 7075-T6 Tower-to-Tower brace
  • ADU Hard steel hinge pins front and rear
  • Scorched RC titanium front upper hinge pins
  • 3DRC TPU Wing mount
  • 3DRC Front bumper loop
  • ADU 7075-T6 4mm-7mm Chassis
  • Custom hydro-dipped and painted original Kraton 6s body.

RC Type
RC Brand
RC Model
Kraton 6s V5
RC Scale
1/8 Scale

Technical Specifications

Power Source
Battery Type
Motor Type
Drive System
4WD (Four-Wheel Drive)
Top Speed
40-59 mph

Additional Information

Over $1000
Challenges Faced
Many challenges - beyond a stripped screw here or there (Thank you MIP for fixing that). Hands down, the biggest challenge was installing the new 7075 chassis. Learning the 10-screw method for removing the entire front clip with steering assembly in one shot was my biggest lightbulb moment, a real life saver.
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