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  1. Thread: big tires?

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    Yes, the gearing does seem high, gonna switch for...

    Yes, the gearing does seem high, gonna switch for a 25/83 or 28/83. Just need to figure out how to get the set srew loose on the pinion gear, guy I bought car from somehow stripped out.
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    No rubbing at all, the front wheels have a...

    No rubbing at all, the front wheels have a different offset than the rear. Loosened the clutch already, to be safe. I have a 28/83 combo I could try.
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    [QUTE=AZ Racer X;5412330]What battery are you...

    [QUTE=AZ Racer X;5412330]What battery are you using and to be safe I would lower it to say Xl-5 stock gearing. 19/86. Might be safe as is if your only running 2s lipo and have alum tranny. But hey...
  4. Thread: big tires?

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    big tires?

    Anyone running big 2.8 trenchers on there Rustler VXL? Wondering if I need to change gearing. I've run the car once so far and the bigger tires are awesome, just concerned about proper gears to...
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    I thought the purpose of the overheat protection...

    I thought the purpose of the overheat protection was to avoid damage, therefore the automatic shut down. Not that I plan on using it, rather avoid overheating all together. Plan on picking up a fan...
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    I've been real careful about overheating, run for...

    I've been real careful about overheating, run for a good 15 min or so and let it cool. The overheat protection on the esc did kick in once, is that real bad?
  7. Most likely not the best set up for racing, but I...

    Most likely not the best set up for racing, but I just put Proline 2.8 trenchers on my Rustler. And it's just ******* awesome, traction is incredible, and it drives like a monster truck. My usual...
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    Thanks for the help. I'm running 31/76 right now,...

    Thanks for the help. I'm running 31/76 right now, thats how I bought the car. Whats the stock gearing on Rustler VXL?
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    C rating on Lipo's

    Any limit to the C rating on a lipo in the Rustler VXL? I just picked up a 2S 6000mah 65c-130c battery, is this compatable with the VXL's esc and motor?

    Thanks
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    Not sure about all hobby shops, but my localHobby...

    Not sure about all hobby shops, but my localHobby People shop, soldered my new connectors on for free. I just bought the pack of traxxas connectors, which comes with 2, so next time I get another new...
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    I'll have to check out spc and gen ace, just...

    I'll have to check out spc and gen ace, just getting back into rc cars and haven't tried lipo's yet. Heard they are more tempermental then NiMh.
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    Cheap lipo's for VXL brushless

    Anyone have experience with cheaper lipo's?
    Found a website selling this, 5800mAh 2S 25C Lipo Pack for $28. Seems like a good deal and I've seen the brand on other sites.
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    Thanks and yeah easy is good.

    Thanks
    and yeah easy is good.
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    I got the solution. Problem was battery not fully...

    I got the solution. Problem was battery not fully charged, due to improper settings on charger. I recharged my battery today and made sure the charge was full, charge capacity on lcd screen read 2840...
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    That's something I overlooked. Training mode is...

    That's something I overlooked. Training mode is like at %50 power right?
    I'll check that tomorrow.
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    Battery is the Traxxas 7c 3000mah that came with...

    Battery is the Traxxas 7c 3000mah that came with it. I just ordered some 9.6v 8c 4000mah, they should provide more power if the battery is the problem.

    I just picked this up used, like new...
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    Rustler VXL hesitation.

    Just picked up a used, but in excellent condition, Rustler VXL. Problem I'm having is hesitation when accelerating from a stopped position. Once car is moving it seems fine, but if I stop again and...
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