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    I didn't edit anything. The filtering software...

    I didn't edit anything. The filtering software caught and placed asterisks in, I wasn't aware that evil banned word was a no no on this forum. Are you now telling me I have to go back and remove the...
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    As far as best I would say Mamba. You state 22...

    As far as best I would say Mamba. You state 22 volts, which is roughly 6S. Mamba on that one. Now if you want to run dual 7.4's, in series, that would be 4S, 2S+2S, but when fully charged 4S lipos is...
  3. Thread: New E-Maxx

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    Yup, I have learned alot also. That's why I'm...

    Yup, I have learned alot also. That's why I'm being picky about this next one. Didn't mean to sidetrack the thread OP.
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    My current charger maxxes out at 5 amps....

    My current charger maxxes out at 5 amps. Depending on how deep I run the batteries, remaining cell voltage 8KMah 2S, they can take almost 1 1/2-2 hours apiece to charge at 4-5 amps. Double that and...
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    If I may, you really want a charger with plenty...

    If I may, you really want a charger with plenty of reserve amps. Say if you have a 6K Mah battery, it's long and laborious to charge it at say 3 or 4 amps. I have actually been shopping for a dual...
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    Very cool, welcome to the forum!

    Very cool, welcome to the forum!
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    I found out, the Craftsman 19.2 variable speed...

    I found out, the Craftsman 19.2 variable speed cordless drill motor works also. As far as bolting up after modding the twin motor mount, some dremel work. I never got to run it, didn't have an ESC at...
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    Actually yes, a roll cage or at least a roll bar....

    Actually yes, a roll cage or at least a roll bar. After alot of roll overs, you're body will start cracking from the impacts and the cage or bar may help this. When the truck is upside down, the...
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    Rear and center driveshafts Rear dif assembly...

    Rear and center driveshafts
    Rear dif assembly
    Primary trans gears
    Spur and pegs
    Air filter elements
    Spare A Arms and pins
    screws and wheels nuts
    Body posts
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    A rising chime indicates LVD is on, a descending...

    A rising chime indicates LVD is on, a descending chime indicates LVD off.
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    Very true. It's really a combination of both...

    Very true. It's really a combination of both ideally. The reason I won't go down any lower than 18T is it will be to the point speed wise, I could go to Chinamart and get something faster. Depending...
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    Smaller pinions will slow the truck. I dropped...

    Smaller pinions will slow the truck. I dropped from 20 to 18 and really need to drop a little more, but I won't. I'll monitor until I change to brushless. The smell you mention, is the windings in...
  13. Thread: Tire Shake

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    You're only other option is setup a tire balancer...

    You're only other option is setup a tire balancer using an axle carrier with bearings and an axle stub screwed to a piece of wood and balance the wheels and tires. There's some vids on YT on how to...
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    Yep, been there already. Had 20Tooth pinions in...

    Yep, been there already. Had 20Tooth pinions in there and running through 4-5 inch grass. I've opened up the body, went back to 18T pinions, so plenty of airflow going through. No heatsinks on them...
  15. If this ever happens again to anyone, snuff the...

    If this ever happens again to anyone, snuff the engine out by covering the exhaust port or if you have a rubber diverter on it, pinch it off firmly. Engines will not run, if the exhaust can't get...
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    I need to correct myself and you're very welcome,...

    I need to correct myself and you're very welcome, RPM doesn't make the T Bones, http://t-bone-racing.net/
    On the T Bone stuff you can also get a rear skid with a wheelie bar, then the bottom of the...
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    Haha, the first time I did this, I was holding...

    Haha, the first time I did this, I was holding the car and it was running, I goosed it and just showered myself with stale stinky water lol. They had so much water, you could see a moisture trail as...
  18. Thread: Tire Shake

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    Drill the tires so the water will flinge out of...

    Drill the tires so the water will flinge out of them.
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    What he said lol. I can personally vouch for the...

    What he said lol. I can personally vouch for the rice trick and it has saved many pieces of bacon for others.
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    I think you did ok. OK here's a list in the order...

    I think you did ok. OK here's a list in the order I would do it.
    New hump battery w charger to replace the 4X AA's
    2.4 gig transmitter and receiver
    The two items above, are to lessen the chance of...
  21. Thread: Fuel leak

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    Cool, I know some of these places take their time...

    Cool, I know some of these places take their time lol. But it's worth it.
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    Did this fix the problem?

    Did this fix the problem?
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    Is you're body vented well? Good to see you...

    Is you're body vented well? Good to see you monitoring the temps, but if the body is stopping to much air flow, a good tune won't matter. The temp will still rise. Also, doing speed runs will drive...
  24. Thread: Wow just Wow!

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    Thanks guys. We figured out, there were two...

    Thanks guys. We figured out, there were two because they were brothers. Each had one. The transmitters each had initials on them, JB and SB. And I assume the different bodies also were this. The...
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    Lol, I think most of us have been here. The first...

    Lol, I think most of us have been here. The first time someone told me to do it I thought they were nuts lol.
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