Traxxas Maxx is among the biggest RC trucks available. Being a product of Traxxas, you know what to expect; the best, the most durable, and the strongest of all RC monster trucks. When Traxxas released Traxxas Maxx, there was a change in the design of RC monster trucks.
The Traxxas X-Maxx weighs 9.7 pounds, has a length of 21.60 inches, a height of 9.12 inches, ground clearance of 1.92 inches, and a wheelbase of 12.96 pounds. The motor is 3.58 inches long and has a diameter of 1.41 inches. There are three Maxx models, X-Maxx, T-Maxx, and X-Maxx Model 77086-4.
The size of an RC monster truck plays an important role in its performance. It would help if you were clear about the terrain you want to operate your RC truck, so you can know the best-sized truck to purchase.
How Big Is The Traxxas Maxx?
We mentioned earlier that there are three Traxxas Maxx models; these models are different in size and specifications. To know the best Traxxas Maxx model to purchase, you must know their unique specifications and features. We will look at the three different models.
Traxxas X-Maxx Model 89076-4
This is the biggest, strongest, and most durable Traxxas Maxx model. It is designed to withstand extreme pressure and intense driving actions. One of the impressive features of this monster truck is that although it is big, it is lightweight and one of the fastest RC monster trucks, with a top speed of over 60 mph.
The Traxxas X-Maxx has a length of 21.60 inches, a height of 9.12 inches, a weight of 9.7 pounds, a wheelbase of 12.96 pounds, a shock length of 4.89 inches and a ground clearance of 1.92 inches. The length of the front track is 14.50 inches, and the rear track is also 14.50 inches.
The Traxxas X-Maxx tires have a diameter of 5.51 inches, and the diameter of the wheels is 2.8 to 3.6 inches. The Traxxas X-Maxx Model 89076-4 is a 1:10 scale monster truck. The 2.8 inches wheels use a 17 millimeters hex mounting pattern and are designed with a large glue surface for bead mounting.
This monster truck uses a Module 1.0 gear pitch, electronic brake, shaft-driven 4WD drive system, Torque 285oz-in servo, a single-speed transmission, and Velineon VXL-4s speed control. The Traxxas X-Maxx Model 89076-4 uses a 2400kv sensorless brushless motor weighing 317 grams, a length of 3.58 inches, and a diameter of 1.41 inches.
The motor connectors of the Traxxas X-Maxx Model 89076-4 are Traxxas 6.5 millimeter bullet connectors, the battery connectors are Traxxas high-current connectors, and it has Traxxas accessory port, RX input port, and auxiliary fan port. The ESC weighs 201 grams and requires 3S-4S LiPo input voltage.
The electronic parts of this RC monster truck are waterproof, and it has excellent stability management that prevents loss of control and spinouts. It features tough energy-absorbing rear and front bumpers, a machined aluminum threaded body, and a large-scale high output steering servo.
The Traxxas X-Maxx Model 89076-4 has a clipless body mount system, so installing and removing it is effortless. It has a TQi 2.4GHz High Output Radio System and is powered by a 4-cell 14.8V Power Cell LiPo battery. However, a 3-cell 11.1 volt LiPo battery will power the truck but not at the expected performance levels. NiMH batteries are not compatible with the monster truck.
Traxxas T-Maxx Model 49077-3
The Traxxas T-Maxx Model 49077-3 is the most popular and best-selling monster truck of all time, and it is capable of moving through terrains other monster trucks cannot scale through. It is equipped with a powerful TRX 3.3 racing engine that makes it reach a top speed of over 40 mph.
The tires of the Traxxas T-Maxx Model 49077-3 are 6.3 inches in diameter, and the diameter of the wheels is 3.8 inches in diameter. The wheels feature a 14 millimeters hex mounting pattern. The design of the tires allows the operator to enjoy agile handling and nonstop forward thrust for maximum performance across different terrains.
Traxxas set the standard for monster trucks when the Traxxas T-Maxx was released. The Traxxas T-Maxx has become the standard for performance and quality for all RC monster trucks. This truck has received many accolades and awards, including Best Nitro Truck for four consecutive years, Truck of the Year, and the number one best-selling monster truck.
The Traxxas T-Maxx is popular for its ruggedness and reliability due to the body mounts, differential housings, and strength-optimized bulkheads. The length of the Traxxas T-Maxx is 21.2 inches, the width is 16.5 inches, and the height is 10.9 inches. This monster truck weighs 10 pounds and is recommended for individuals over 14 years.
The Traxxas T-Maxx Model 49077-3 is a 1:10 scale monster truck with a TQ-3 2.4GHz radio system and EZ-Start electric starting system that offers the convenience of one-handed operation and push-button electric starting. It has an extended chassis, transmission skid plate, and heavy-duty chassis braces.
Included in the box with the monster truck are an EZ-Start battery, charger, AA battery holder, spare glow plug, fuel-filler bottle, and precision tools. The Traxxas T-Maxx Model 49077-3 is equipped with a heavy-duty servo saver, auto-shifting 2-speed transmission, and polished resonator 2-chamber aluminum pipe.
Traxxas X-Maxx Model 77086-4
The Traxxas X-Maxx Model 77086-4 is a 1:6 scale monster truck with a length of 30.67 inches, a height of 13.79 inches, a width of 22.26 inches, and 4 inches of ground clearance. The weight of this monster truck is 19.1 pounds. It has a wheelbase of 18.92 inches and is designed for reliability, durability, and toughness. This truck comes in red and green colors.
The Traxxas Stability Management included in the Traxxas X-Maxx incorporates an innovative gyro system that detects when the tires lose traction beyond the user's control and keeps the car on course. The modular design of this monster truck makes it easy to maintain.
The Traxxas X-Maxx Model 77086-4 has a Velineon 1275 kV sensorless brushless motor, a TQi 2.4GHz 2 channel with Traxxas Link, and can reach a top speed of over 50 mph. It has 24 millimeters splined f size, single-speed transmission, electronic brake, bellcrank steering system, and Shaft-Driven 4WD drive system.
The length of the front track is 22.26 inches, the rear track is 20.66 inches, and the shock length is 7.4 inches. It optimizes a Sealed, Hardened Steel Bevel, Limited Slip differential type, has Traxxas 6.5 millimeters Bullet motor connectors, Traxxas High-current battery connectors, and uses 10-gauge Maxx cable.
The diameter of the tires of the Traxxas X-Maxx is 5.7 inches, and the diameter of the wheels is 4.3 inches. This monster truck has excellent stability management that prevents spinouts and loss of control. It also has waterproof electronic parts, new modular composite chassis, a new battery retention system, a new servo saver, and new steering bell cranks.
The Traxxas X-Maxx has lower rear and front skids that absorb impact and are resistant to abrasion. The integrated nerf bars on the bumpers are for side impact resistance. This monster truck is powered by LiPo batteries that are equipped with Traxxas High Current Connectors. The LiPo battery that you should use must be 6700 mAh or greater.
Traxxas has been at the forefront of innovating the RC vehicle world. They have developed and implemented innovative designs and features into their RC cars, making them more desirable to RC car enthusiasts.
The Traxxas Maxx models have changed how RC monster trucks are designed. Are you searching for an RC monster truck that is durable, fast, strong, and has great power? You should consider one of the Traxxas Maxx models.
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