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  1. yeah dont buy it from traxxas direct. i did and...

    yeah dont buy it from traxxas direct. i did and got conned they charged me $20 to send it to the UK by the time i recieved it 5 weeks later after them apparently sending it EMS which i never asked...
  2. Thread: Old solder

    by tim186
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    melt some solder on the tip of the iron and then...

    melt some solder on the tip of the iron and then hold it on to the joint where you want to remove the wire and it should melt the solder for you.
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    That is super cool maybe red would look even...

    That is super cool maybe red would look even better or even a light spraying of red to see the CF underneath like the Ferrari F40. dont think i could ever bring my self to spend that much on a lid...
  4. Thread: Nose diving

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    I have a DX3s and the trigger is so sensitive...

    I have a DX3s and the trigger is so sensitive that is is really hard to master
  5. Thread: Nose diving

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    I have had this problem. I run 6s and one thing i...

    I have had this problem. I run 6s and one thing i am finding if it does start to nose dive is that if i hit the throttle only slightly there is just to much power and it has the reverse effect where...
  6. I have the same unit and have drilled a small...

    I have the same unit and have drilled a small hole under the antenna mount and into the reciever box big enough to get the antenna wire through. I then just cut down the antenna tube to size like so:...
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    I mounted mine on the inner bead first and glued...

    I mounted mine on the inner bead first and glued it. then glued the edge of the tyre wall to the outer part of the bead like so

    Oh and PS they are a nightmare to get on, my hands hurt like crazy...
  8. You dont have to go any smaller stick with waht...

    You dont have to go any smaller stick with waht you got and try the holes and see what you get.
  9. You would be suprised how much difference ambient...

    You would be suprised how much difference ambient temps make. what were your temps before?

    I have seen a few people cut holes in the shell.

    @Revo guy - thats safe gearing.
  10. Ambient Temps will defo have a big impact on the...

    Ambient Temps will defo have a big impact on the motor temp, if you havent already you would be wise to cut a hole in the windshield and one in the rear windshield so that you get fresh air moving...
  11. Thread: striped srew

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    This always used to happen to me and i got so fed...

    This always used to happen to me and i got so fed up with it that i bought this http://www.maplin.co.uk/module.aspx?moduleno=99849 and its the best thing that i have ever bought. It first cuts a cone...
  12. Thinking i will avoid the 40s as i dont want...

    Thinking i will avoid the 40s as i dont want extra weight.




    Snap they are already on rulux half ups :) I love them. I meant lower grip profile, looking for something with smaller tread...
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    They look very cool. but i sure as heck wouldnt...

    They look very cool. but i sure as heck wouldnt pay that kinda money for them especially if my truck is going to be flipping on its lid
  14. MT or 40s? - Crimefighters or Bowties or other?

    Ok so i am looking at getting some new tires and wheels. have been using badlands recently and although they are great and have loads of grip. i want something thats a bit lower profile. I like the...
  15. Thread: ERevo run times

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    there are too many things to take into...

    there are too many things to take into consideration to answer that, you need to narrow it way down to get a proper answer.

    factors that effect this are.

    1) Brushed or Brushless motor
    2) Batt...
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    I had an e-maxx as my very first truck and i...

    I had an e-maxx as my very first truck and i thought it was great, apart from the fact that everytime i went out something would break which was so annoying. i must have spent about half of what the...
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    I had this before and it turned out to be a...

    I had this before and it turned out to be a couple of chipped teeth on the big round gear in the rear diff. A quick way to check it to get a friend, wife, girlfriend, boyfriend, dog, whatever to...
  18. Yeah they are a good choice, but their are a few...

    Yeah they are a good choice, but their are a few other choices that you can consiser as well such as thinderpower, NeuEnergy, Polyquest etc Some of these are cheaper, some about the same price. I...
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    I found that under full throttle the truck would...

    I found that under full throttle the truck would vibrate very badly and thought that it couldnt be good for the truck due to the wobbly wheels. So I recently bought a Du-bro prop balancer and...
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    Thanks buddy yeh that was what i was after. I...

    Thanks buddy yeh that was what i was after. I have considered the tekno carriers, but for $80 for four i think i would rather try the mod on the standard carriers to start with and see how i get on.
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    I never thought about it like that, thats a great...

    I never thought about it like that, thats a great way of putting it. But it if i remember correctly it would get to about 8800rpm and then completely drop to a couple hundred or even nothing, it...
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    Axle Carrier Mod with set screws - How?

    Hey I have seen people showing axle carriers that they have added set screws to stop the pillow balls backing out. Could someone please explain to me how this is done and where exactly i have to...
  23. Your welcome :) Its one of those things there...

    Your welcome :)

    Its one of those things there isnt a definitive answer, its about experimenting and find a good safe level. Obviously dont do something stupid like 40/25 or you will be asking for...
  24. like i said before i would recommend having that...

    like i said before i would recommend having that high gear ratio of 22/54 or 20/54 for on road use only
  25. It really does depend on where you will be using...

    It really does depend on where you will be using it. If you want to do some speed runs, then yeh it will be fine BUT be careful to check your temps, running that sort of gearing especially off road,...
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