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    Try using a heavy duty plastic zip tie to keep...

    Try using a heavy duty plastic zip tie to keep the two frames together. Simple yet brilliant!
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    Boiling Tires Dull Rims...Any Solutions?

    Hey guys,

    I tried the method mentioned on one of the threads for removing glued tires off the rims. I boiled them for 20 minutes. The tires peeled off beautifully with minimal effort but...the...
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    Thanks Traxxas, I get a lot of compliments on...

    Thanks Traxxas, I get a lot of compliments on that cage. I found it from an outfit on ebay. Company named RC Hobbies. They custom make em. Very high quality with a perfectly installed fit. Here is...
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    Night Rider- Light Em Up!!!

    Here are some photos of my Rusty with LED lights. I purchased my LED light strips from my LHS and connected a 9 volt battery to power them. As you can see I ran bright green lights for the sides and...
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    Thanks for the help Traxxas!

    Thanks for the help Traxxas!
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    Need Help Posting Pictures

    How is it done? I have put photos in Photobucket but have no clue how to add them to my post. Would appreciate your feedback!
  7. Thread: New Guy Here.

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    Wow, never saw that coming, gum eh? I'm surprised...

    Wow, never saw that coming, gum eh? I'm surprised the putty would stay on at high speeds. I'm assuming the putty must come out soft from the can and then dries hard? Is that correct?
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    I keep coming back to the Dirt Hogs. I like to...

    I keep coming back to the Dirt Hogs. I like to spin and do 360s, but when I want to go straight out they grip pretty well also. I do more street driving than dirt. Unless your racing a 4 wheel drive...
  9. Thread: New Guy Here.

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    I was just reading this post. You mentioned...

    I was just reading this post. You mentioned balancing the wheels. How is that done? I have warble all the time on one wheel or another. Even with brand new rims and tires. What is the secret to...
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    Hadn't thought of that. Just did a visual so far....

    Hadn't thought of that. Just did a visual so far. I'll have to double check that. Part of the problem I found was a slight bend in one of the rear Tin shafts. Took it apart and replaced it now the...
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    Funny you should ask that. When the shocks are...

    Funny you should ask that. When the shocks are completely off as you say and I'm holding the car in the air, my left arm falls freely but my right has some resistance going down somewhat slowly. I...
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    Thanks for all the feed back guys. So some droop...

    Thanks for all the feed back guys. So some droop is normal. I will play around with some of the blue springs from Losi that O.G suggested. Good feedback and video cunawarit! I've also been using 60w...
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    Yes I've added the clips to give the springs...

    Yes I've added the clips to give the springs better compression but I'm not seeing any substatial difference other than keeping the shocks from bottoming out in jumps. But I am thinking that it is...
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    Saggy Rear End - Is This Normal?

    I'm not sure if this is normal or if there is anything I can or should do about it. Unlike my front end of the car when I push down on the rear tower for example the springs barely lift the back end...
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    I've had the same problem with one of my caps...

    I've had the same problem with one of my caps popping off. Even though I could not see any unusual wear the threads seemed to be fine but they still popped off occasionaly. Why do you feel that the...
  16. Thread: Wheel slop?

    by gdumond
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    Try folding a small piece of aluminum foil around...

    Try folding a small piece of aluminum foil around the hex nut with the pin then push the tire on and tighten the wheel nut. This should help rid some or all of the slop. The Aluminum foil should mold...
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    They are both great looking tires. I have used...

    They are both great looking tires. I have used both. The Anacondas are better for the street only. The Dirt Hawgs are an all terrain tire for both street and dirt. I primmarily run my car on the...
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    Thanks for the feedback!

    Thanks for the feedback!
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    Need Recommendation for Tear Down Tools

    Hey guys, what tools or took kits can you recommend for all around tear down and rebuild of my Rustler. The standard box tools are minimal. I was looking at a set of these recommended on Ebay.

    EDS...
  20. Thread: slipper clutch

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    Ditto on that. That's exactly what I do as well!

    Ditto on that. That's exactly what I do as well!
  21. Thread: slipper clutch

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    I pretty much asked the same question of Traxxas...

    I pretty much asked the same question of Traxxas customer support the other day after rebuilding my transmission. My model is the Rustler 3705 which is the Torque Control slipper clutch. So figure...
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    Thanks O.G. I love the wheelies! I'll give that...

    Thanks O.G. I love the wheelies! I'll give that gearing a try!
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    Thank you for the feedback and info. The nice...

    Thank you for the feedback and info. The nice thing about the new Castle 4 pole motors is they seem to run cooler. My old 2 pole was hitting around 185 degrees wheras my new 4 has only heated up to...
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    Best Spur Gear to Pinion Gear Combo

    Ok, I know it's a lot of personal preference but I'm hoping to get some feedback on what is the most popular combo gear set ups for street racing. I am running a 4 pole Castle 5700 with a 2s Lipo...
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    Ran into one snag. I bought a new shaft for the...

    Ran into one snag. I bought a new shaft for the slipper clutch part #3793 which has a permanent pin built in on one end. When I went to slide on the top drive gear down the shaft and onto the pin it...
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