RCP’s Kronos XTR

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Well, since it’s now officially a build instead of an assemble and bash... I guessss I’ll start a build thread.. haha

Kronos XTR..
before I even got the car I had an extra body not knowing that the xtr comes with it’s own extra clear body 🤦🏻‍♂️ 79E8B09A-9858-41CD-B18C-B25AFFD4007F.jpeg So then the car came and I decided that was going to be the bash shell.. nice n bright and easy to see for videos..

Then I did the diff service and changed the wheels to the backflip LP’s..
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After that I went for the first 4s and 6s runs...

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6S:

after my first runs, I really like this XTR KRONOS.... it’s awesome , especially at the price point they have.

initial thoughts video:

I was having issues with a bit of cogging and sputtering on 6s... I had upped the pinion to 15 with a stock spektrum 160a... no go with the higher gear ratios of the xtr.. it was wicked fast but if you tried to squeeze the trigger to quickly it would cough and sputter.

Soooo, time for some gnarly power...

5DD28FF2-D86C-43BD-AF8E-BEADFBF46E0F.jpeg Hobbywing max6 with hobbystar 4585 1580kv and 17T pinion. 6483AC00-543D-4D0B-AA22-A87D372071F3.jpeg Drive shaft clearance. 1F824B67-E5E0-46EC-A877-04365016F8F9.jpeg Had to remove and shave the plastic spots where the beauty washers were in the rear (2) spots to have the motor fit..
6E7A8CFF-97C6-4297-8619-A2067CECD77E.jpeg Some of the carbon fiber parts that I’ve ordered came in so I threw those in.. 0392C629-FA84-4523-8D44-D61B7FE0A083.jpeg painted up the new body that came with the xtr, it has its own seperate XTR decal sheet which I thought was pretty cool.

So now I’ve ordered up the 7075 center braces. These stock ones are made out of a less durable aluminum just like the kraton EXB’s were. EBA8F09F-B247-433A-B0B7-5EE1060224EE.jpeg 8D5A784C-DD9C-4307-9CA2-C6D183696969.png I also have the 7075 diff cups ordered and the Swiss 7075 drive cups.
 

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I've said it once and I'll say it again, love that bright orange body.

How does the carbon fibre feel? Good quality?

Could you elaborate re the centre braces? It comes with braces better than a stock non XTR Kronos however an even better optional part exists?
 
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I've said it once and I'll say it again, love that bright orange body.

How does the carbon fibre feel? Good quality?

Could you elaborate re the centre braces? It comes with braces better than a stock non XTR Kronos however an even better optional part exists?
I love the orange :) thanks! Carbon feels pretty decent. About the same as the stock carbon bits that are on the chassis.

the XTR comes with aluminum center braces... but they are not 7075.. and yes they do have aftermarket ones.. (make sure you get the V2) and the rear brace is hard to source in the US.. had to order from euro RC.. spendy shipping !!
 
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Looks good, I love how the braces mount. Several screws down tight on the chassis instead of just one...
Thanks buddy! Yes the braces are stout... even though the stock ones aren’t 7075 they still seem to be pretty solid... I got the 7075 ones as extra insurance. 👍🏻👍🏻

it also has the carbon fiber bridge that goes between the two braces that keeps things a bit more solid... my stock one broke... I have a new one on order. Thinking the 7075 braces might prevent that from happening again. :)
Oooo, yes finally a build thread for this beast!
thank you for the support! I am excited about this one. New is always fun. 🤘🏻😎
I was wondering when this would pop up. Always enjoy your builds. (y)
Thabks buddy! Hopefully have some progress SOON to show ;)
 
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Getting close to being ready to go out again... will be doing road test.. see if I can’t get some good speed ... although with this 1580kv motor and only a 17t being the biggest that can fit I’m not expecting huge speeds 😂🤣
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I want a short wheel base next too but don't really fancy the body styling of the Dementor / Jambo, as superficial as that is.
 

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I thought it’s claim to fame was the “7075 tuning”. The braces don’t come on it?
 

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I thought it’s claim to fame was the “7075 tuning”. The braces don’t come on it?
Like the EXB the braces are not 7075 that come with it, most likely 6061. At least CoRally makes their own 7075 braces. There are three levels to some parts like the kronos shock towers. You have the rtr, XTR and Swiss Tune 7075 which are these beauties.
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Theres a large Hobby shop kind of local to me that stocks many of their parts and all of the rtr's (the XTR is sold out though). I think these guys are the real deal and Arrma better get their sh!t together. I would buy this thing over an EXB any day of the week.
 
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