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  1. Thread: Beach Bash top tip

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    Beach Bash top tip

    So after some sand troubles while racing around the beach I realized how much the dust cover over the pinion spur gear area sucks at keeping the area clean. That's why I came up with this small mod...
  2. Thread: Slash 4x4 Gallery

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    Sticky: My latest Slash 4x4 iteration is a Baja Trophy...

    My latest Slash 4x4 iteration is a Baja Trophy truck design. Stoked on the result.
    http://img.tapatalk.com/ad4a2b2e-8396-45db.jpg
    http://img.tapatalk.com/ad4a2b2e-83b8-8d9f.jpg...
  3. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    Not exactly. I'm running 6S LiPo with huge...

    Not exactly. I'm running 6S LiPo with huge gearing & perfect conditions.
  4. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    http://img.tapatalk.com/ad4a2b2e-b3f9-b230.jpg ...

    http://img.tapatalk.com/ad4a2b2e-b3f9-b230.jpg

    How about 65.4 MPH. With proper gearing, ideal conditions & a little luck I think I can break 70. I'll update next week after some more testing. A...
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    Let me know what you come up with b/c I...

    Let me know what you come up with b/c I definitely need to try something. I have an idea I'll test when I get home & I'll let you know how it works.
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    Here is my new paint scheme. I'm proud of how...

    Here is my new paint scheme. I'm proud of how this came out & I think it looks a lot like CJ Greaves' Super Buggy.

    http://img.tapatalk.com/ad4a2cdf-7359-7492.jpg
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    I did brace the rear cage to the motor cage but...

    I did brace the rear cage to the motor cage but it raised the entire rear end too much. I haven't found a good way to brace it yet but I definitely think its necessary to keep the rear end from...
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    That's exactly what it is. Good eye.

    That's exactly what it is. Good eye.
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    I finally installed my Integy aluminum shock...

    I finally installed my Integy aluminum shock tower. Now to come up with a paint scheme for my clear body.

    http://img.tapatalk.com/a6cd08d3-3eae-861d.jpg
  10. Thread: MT 4x4 Slash pics!

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    I chopped a notch out of the chassis & put a set...

    I chopped a notch out of the chassis & put a set of front 17mm hub adapters from a Slash 2WD to get enough clearance. All this modifying results in no rubbing at all.
  11. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    Oops, I meant 54.2 mph.

    Oops, I meant 54.2 mph.
  12. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    I made my 1st high speed run w/the body on today....

    I made my 1st high speed run w/the body on today. The aerodynamics of the body helped me get 54.3 mph going w/the wind but resulted in flip overs going into the wind. Now I need to work on weighting...
  13. Thread: MT 4x4 Slash pics!

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    Here's my MT Slash. ERevo wheels require some...

    Here's my MT Slash. ERevo wheels require some chassis modding & hub adapters but they sure are fun & make it look cool. I did break a drive shaft trying wheelies & my motor was getting really hot on...
  14. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    .... for what? If you're talking about the video,...

    .... for what? If you're talking about the video, it's the first post on page 2.
  15. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    XO-1 wheels will probably look good under a Slash...

    XO-1 wheels will probably look good under a Slash body but they look a little cartoonish under a car body b/c they're so big. Their offset is perfect though. I'm thinking about getting a set too.
  16. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    How is it y'all managed to turn a thread about a...

    How is it y'all managed to turn a thread about a street conversion for a Slash into a debate about the point where an upgraded vehicle can no longer be called by its original name. Let's stick to the...
  17. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    How dare you jack my thread!?! I demand your...

    How dare you jack my thread!?! I demand your posts be deleted immediately.

    Just kidding, nice looking rig but I'll be you've put a pretty penny into that setup. I don't have that kind of $$$$ so...
  18. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    Apparently Kyosho Inferno GT tires were not meant...

    Apparently Kyosho Inferno GT tires were not meant for high speed runs.

    http://img.tapatalk.com/ad4a2cdf-0c26-a4cf.jpg
  19. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    FYI, 19 tooth pinion, stock 54T spur gear & 3S...

    FYI, 19 tooth pinion, stock 54T spur gear & 3S LiPo resulted in a top speed of 53.2 MPH. I tried to record a video but it was way too dark. I'll make one next week.
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  20. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    More power & better gearing will come in due...

    More power & better gearing will come in due time. First things first, get my setup finalized. I think I'm going to start w/a 90wt shock oil & getting my toe/camber adjustments dialed.
  21. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    Parts list for build: Revo front & rear shocks...

    Parts list for build:

    Revo front & rear shocks
    spacers for mounting front shocks (avoid binding)
    2 sets of Traxxas 2x4 Slash 17mm hub adapters (the fronts have a wider offset that make the...
  22. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    Wait no longer. Enjoy! ...

    Wait no longer. Enjoy!


    http://youtu.be/QnXkpGrGnxc
  23. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    I just finished editing a 2 minute video. It is...

    I just finished editing a 2 minute video. It is exporting now so I'm going to run a few errands & I'll post it when I get back. Check back in a couple of hours.
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  24. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    Keep in mind, that "tomorrow" means up until...

    Keep in mind, that "tomorrow" means up until midnight. HAHAHA!
  25. Thread: Street Slash 4x4

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    Actually, the XO-1 wheels have a perfect off-set...

    Actually, the XO-1 wheels have a perfect off-set when matched with the Traxxas 2x4 Slash front hub adapters but the tires that come on them are too tall. That being said, another set of tires on the...
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