Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit

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This Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit gives you a dynamic take on the popular Slash, letting you build your own short-course truck from the ground up. A clear Slash body give drivers the option of customizing their own unique paint scheme. 

Once built this kit includes the features drivers have come to know in the RTR, with 4-wheel independent suspension to deliver a real-world driving experience. All the required parts and electronics are included in the box, with battery and charger sold separately. You'll get a TQ 2.4GHz radio system, powerful Titan electric motor, and waterproof XL-5 electronic speed control. All the parts are organized neatly in labeled bags with a fully illustrated color manual to make building a low-stress exercise.

NOTE: Built kit shown in photos is for illustrative purposes only. This is a model that requires assembly and additional items to complete. See needed to complete list below for a list of items required to complete the model. 

Features:
  • Clear pre-cut body
    • Includes window masking, decals, and custom masking decals
  • Scale dimensions and looks of actual short course off-road race trucks
  • The Slash reaches speeds in excess of 30mph using the included optional 23-tooth pinion gear and accessory 7-cell Power Cell battery (sold separately)*
  • Powerful Titan 12T 550 modified motor with internal cooling fan
  • TQ 2.4GHz Radio System
  • Race in dirt, mud, water, and snow thanks to Traxxas' innovative water-sealed electronics
  • XL-5 Waterproof Electronic Speed Control
    • Innovative water-sealed design
    • Forward/reverse/brake
    • EZ-Set push-button setup
    • Thermal shutdown protection
    • LiPo and NiMH compatible with two-stage low-voltage detection
    • Three easy-to-program drive profiles
    • Equipped with Traxxas High-Current Connectors (patented)
    • Backed by the Traxxas Lifetime Electronics Warranty
  • Digital high-torque waterproof steering servo
  • O-ring sealed watertight receiver box keeps the micro receiver dry
  • Long-wheelbase fiber-composite monocoque chassis
    • 13.2 inch wheelbase
    • Over 3.5-inches of ground clearance
  • Easy access battery compartment
  • Adjustable battery hold down accepts 6- and 7-cell flat packs and 7-cell hump packs (sold separately)
  • Chassis nerf bars absorb impact and support the body
  • Scale front and rear tube-style bumpers
  • Sturdy body mounts incorporate reinforced washers for additional body support
  • Efficient Magnum 272 metal-gear transmission with ball bearings
  • Sealed gearbox protects the transmission with beefed up motor guard for extra protection
  • Torque-Control slipper clutch system
  • External gear cover with easy slipper access
  • Reliable composite planetary gear differential with a steel ring gear
  • Heavy-duty telescoping U-joint driveshafts and yokes
  • Adjustable steel turnbuckles and captured rod ends
  • Precision hex hardware throughout
  • Efficient rubber-sealed ball bearings
  • Fully adjustable Ultra Shocks with X-ring technology
  • Progressive rate white powder coated shock springs with race-tuned responsive spring rate
  • Licensed BFGoodrich Mud Terrain T/A tires for superior on- and off-road traction
  • Includes performance foam inserts and satin chrome 5-spoke wheels
Specifications:
Length: 22.36 inches (568 mm)
Front Track: 11.65 inches (296 mm)
Rear Track: 11.65 inches (296 mm)
Weight: 76.2 ounces (2.16 kg)
Height (overall): 8.43 inches (214 mm)
Wheelbase: 13.2 inches (335 mm)
Front Shock Length: Long
Rear Shock Length: XX-Long
Front Tires: BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A
Rear Tires: BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A
Front Wheels: 2.2" Satin-Finish
Rear Wheels: 2.2" Satin-Finish
Speed Control Type: Waterproof XL-5 ESC with low-voltage detection
Motor (electric): Titan® 12T 550 (12-turn)
Gear Ratio (internal): 2.72 (final drive: 12.58)
Differential Type: Steel Composite Planetary
Gear Pitch: 48-Pitch
Transmission: Metal Gear Magnum 272™
Steering: Bellcrank
Chassis Type: Modified Tub
Chassis Material: Composite Nylon
Center Ground Clearance: 3.5 inches (89 mm)
Top Speed: 30+mph**
Skill Level: 1
Radio System: TQ™ 2.4GHz Radio System (2-channel)
*Battery Tray Dimensions: 165 mm x 49.5 mm x 23 mm, 25 mm
Required Batteries: 4 "AA" (transmitter), Traxxas Power
Cell Battery: (7-cell NiMH or 2-cell LiPo)

Includes:
  • Unassembled Slash 2WD chassis
  • TQ™ 2.4GHz radio system
  • Waterproof XL-5™ electronic speed control
  • Titan® 12-Turn 550 motor
  • Waterproof high-torque steering servo
  • BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A tires with foam inserts, mounted on satin chrome 5-spoke wheels
  • Pre-cut clear Slash body with decals and window masking
  • Includes custom masking decals for unique paint designs
  • Full-color step-by-step assembly manual
Needed to Complete:
  • (1) 6-7 cell NiMH or 2-cell LiPo
  • (1) Battery charger
  • (4) AA Batteries (Transmitter)
  • Polycarbonate Paint for body

This product was added to our catalog on January 28, 2021

Timmy Klatte
Sunday, Jan 22 2023 (about a year ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
I received this kit during the holiday season in 2022. The directions were easy to follow and the truck worked perfectly right out of the box after a 5 or 6 hour assembly time. Overall, it's perfect for bashing or a Box Stock off road race class. With the supplied 12t 550 motor it goes real nice-but, of course, quite a lot of folks will want to go brushless......I am extremely happy with it the way it is. I had to add some shock collars to the rear to get a good ride height-but they're all supplied with the kit. I also prefer a clear body so that I can create my own paint scheme. In my opinion the RTR bodies look too toy-like for my taste. I use a 3000 mah Traxxas nimh battery and it goes for about 15 minutes on a charge. Lots of body lean make it quite realistic and I had no issues with it wanting to roll over. I suppose someone could get it to do that-but you'll have to really try to make it happen and do something radical. Having attended a Robby Gordon Super Stadium Truck race, (which I highly recommend),this truck has basically the same personality as the real ones. It's a lot like a Tamiya Grasshopper-a totally entry level kit that is so well done and fun to operate that experienced r/c people will still want to keep one for all around bashing. Nice product.
Tom O
Verified Owner
Tuesday, Oct 3 2023 (5 months ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
This is an excellent kit in my view because:

a) Instruction manual is clear with many large illustrations.

b) The bag of parts to be used for a particular step contain ALL of the needed hardware. No need to hunt through other bags to find the part you need.

c) The shocks are already built for you - only oil (included) needs to be added. A great time saver.

d) All turnbuckles are assembled to the required length - another great time saver.

e) The body is pre cut with pre-drilled holes for body posts drilled - yet another time saver.

f) All necessary tools are included (wrenches, allen wrenches, turnbuckle wrench).

A pleasure to build.
ANTHONY SHILLING
Verified Owner
Wednesday, Jan 3 2024 (8 weeks ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
felt good to build a traxxas again and wish they did this with all there line up. this was so much easier then it was when i built my first traxxas bandit back in 97 and broke the output yoke trying to get the driveshafts on so i couldn't run it for about a week before i found the replacement. plus the shocks are together already so just adding oil to them was a easy part of the build. so yes i built a traxxas back when everything was hands on and would do it more if more of the kits cam like this one
DANIEL PICCARDO
Verified Owner
Tuesday, Dec 5 2023 (3 months ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
Everything is impeccable and with its manual, it is very easy to assemble with basic tools.
Andrew Spolsky
Verified Owner
Wednesday, Nov 1 2023 (4 months ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
Great kit good instructions easy and fast assembly.
John Davis
Verified Owner
Sunday, Sep 3 2023 (6 months ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
Really fun kit to build. You can do a lot with this platform! Mudboss racing for me and my son! ??
Michael Abrams
Verified Owner
Thursday, May 11 2023 (10 months ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
This is a really good beginner kit. Although I have plenty of experience building race brand kits I was impressed with both the Traxxas instructions and the quality control of the parts for a relatively cheap kit. I do like that the turnbuckles come together although I did have to adjust mine just a bit to get them how I wanted. I also used Associated 50wt shock oil and Associated black grease opposed to the oils provided in the kit. I did have one issue during the build, the front a-arms were hitting my bulkhead and the arms were binding, but I was able to sand the arms down somewhat to stop them from hitting. So I can't give this kit 5 stars because of that. However I would still highly recommend this kit to a first time builder.
Aaron Kauffman
Verified Owner
Monday, Feb 20 2023 (about a year ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
Great for a beginner looking for there first kit. Clear instructions for building and running and an easy build. Can easily be built in less that 3 hours for an experienced builder. I would recommend getting the RPM rear bearing carriers as the stock ones break somewhat easily. Lots of fun to drive and race.
Wayne Nagata
Verified Owner
Friday, Dec 9 2022 (about a year ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
I am building a Slash Super Stock/Challenger Stock Car body, for Velodrome Superspeedway racing. I purchased the Slash 2wd kit,the Traxxas LCG Shassis conversion, Proline Extended body mount set and Duratrax Upshot tires.Instructions are illustrated and easy to follow. The Lcg chassis instructions are only a diagram with part numbers. The Traxxas plastic parts fit and finish are of the highest quality in the industry. Further the kit includes a full set of ball bearings and the Magnum Gearbox includes all metal gears. Also included are high quality turnbuckles to adjust the suspensions camber and tow in. I have just completed assembly and am making the final adjustments to the suspension, body mounts and electronics. It will be ready to race this week end. ; )
Corry Wilton
Verified Owner
Thursday, Dec 8 2022 (about a year ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
They arrived extremely quickly.. I bought these for my daughter's to build so glad traxxas still offers kits .
Kenneth Hansen
Verified Owner
Tuesday, Nov 1 2022 (about a year ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
Fun kit to build and fast delivery Your store has everything a rc enthusiast could possibly need Thank you, Ken
William Baker
Verified Owner
Sunday, Sep 25 2022 (about a year ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
Easy to assemble just need battery to complete. Directions are a snap to follow.
Dennis Alnutt
Verified Owner
Friday, Sep 16 2022 (about a year ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
I bought it for my daughter to build a lot of the parts were already together so that cool for her less build time the only thing was the instruction manual in parts of the build could be better but she had fun building it
William Fassl
Saturday, Jul 30 2022 (about a year ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
Instructions are very clear and easy to follow. There are a couple screw sizes that are close in length so be sure to double check the sizes before you assemble at that step. The kit took me about 5 hours to put together taking my time and using hand tools. The kit is also perfect to learn how the parts are installed for easier repairs. Would recommend this kit to anyone new or old to the r/c world.
Marinette Santiago
Verified Owner
Monday, Nov 15 2021 (about 2 years ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
Fast shipping every item i orser os there and well packaged awsome company
Seth Laird
Verified Owner
Tuesday, Aug 3 2021 (about 2 years ago)
Traxxas Slash 1/10 Electric 2WD Short Course Truck Kit
I have built several kits and I truly enjoyed this one great instructions and parts to work with. Also, having built kits I was not paying attention and was surprised that it is actually a rtr in the since that all you need is a Traxxas connector battery. The radio and electronics are all included.