This class is intended for racers looking to compete in close, cost controlled racing, with realistic looking trucks.
If it’s not mentioned in the following rules, it is illegal.
Base Vehicle: Traxxas Slash 2WD.
Chassis/Components: Box Stock. RPM Rear Bumper Mount may be used (RPM 80902 (Black) and 80905 (Blue)) as well as the RPM Gear Cover (RPM 80525 (Blue) and 80522 (Black)), no other modifications or alternate parts are allowed unless specifically stated in the remainder of the SLASH rules.
Ride Height: Body on , battery in , ready to run: Dropped one foot – 2 3/8 ” minimum ride height at center of chassis.(Updated 11/29/13)
Body Clips: Any standard r/c body clip may be used (locking or regular).
Motor: Traxxas 3785 motor only, as per supplied with kit. Comm drops are not permitted.
Batteries: Roar approved 6 or 7 cell sub C battery pack, 2S Hard Cased LiPo battery or LiFeO4 Battery see general rules, batteries (April 2010). Soft case Traxxas lipo batteries must be
presented for inspection before use on the track.
Battery/Motor Connectors: Any allowed, not restricted to stock connectors.
Speed Control: Traxxas 3018X XL-5 speed control only (as supplied with the kit).
Servo: Traxxas 2075 servo only (Stock Servo supplied with the kit)
Radio/Receiver: Any ROAR allowed Radio/Receiver Combination is permitted, e.g. you may switch the receiver and transmitter from the units supplied with the vehicle.
Suspension: Must remain stock, the only alternate part allowed is the use of aluminum shock caps (Traxxas 2667) and the use of any silicone shock oil. No Modifications or alternate parts
allowed otherwise, e.g. no shock limiters, shortening of springs or drilling/filling of shock pistons.
Steering: Stock components only, no changes allowed.
Transmission: Stock transmission in box stock configuration only (Only grease may be used in any part of the transmission (including the differential), Silicone is specifically not allowed). Pinion gears are restricted to the 3 sizes (18T, 19T and 23T, 48 pitch â€“ any manufacturer). Spur Gear is limited to the 86T and 90T (April 2010) 48 pitch spur gear as supplied with the vehicle (Traxxas 4686/5803) only.
Wheels/Tires: Limited to the tires and rims that come stock with the kit only (Traxxas Short Course Tires and Rims specifically made for the 2wd Slash, E.G. different rims front and rear, S1 compound is specifically not allowed). You may remove the chrome from the rims and dye to desired color and/or paint rims. When racing indoors, electrical tape may be applied to any of the 4 tires to reduce traction. (Updated April 2010)
Bodies: Only closed-wheel realistic SLASH bodies are allowed for approval, if you have a question, see the race director/board for a final determination of realistic. (April 2010)
Windows are not required to be left clear. Paint scheme is up to the individual. Scale realism is encouraged.
Ball Bearings: Allowed (as per supplied with kit) “no ceramic bearings and/or hybrid bearings allowed” other manufacturers bearings are permitted.
Air Dams: Not allowed.
Spoiler: Not allowed.
Transponder: Personnel Transponders are permitted and can be mounted anywhere on the vehicle that the owner sees fit.
LiPo Cut-Off/Warning: The use of a LiPo cut-off / warning alarm is allowed as long as there is no performance gain associated with the device.