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    The 3C is really limited, the 2S is decent,...

    The 3C is really limited, the 2S is decent, better menus, more options, more comfortable, and for $140 with a reciever from Ampdraw hobbies.
  2. It's a simple Y, they are commonly used in...

    It's a simple Y, they are commonly used in aircraft, where you have more servos, most RC surface stuff has one steering and one throttle servo, so you don't end up needing Y-s. Just get a Y harness...
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    Most of the decent 40 series MT racing tires are...

    Most of the decent 40 series MT racing tires are gone, they ran about 5.5-6" tall and around 3" wide, for a decently forgiving tire that looked the part on monster trucks. We are left with Response...
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    You are really looking to get a good mix, where...

    You are really looking to get a good mix, where there is sufficient oil, and the fuel/air ratio is ideal for the most power. My 3.3 runs best around 170 degrees above ambient temps, if it is 60, It...
  5. Thread: fuel

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    So far I "technically" haven't had a failure due...

    So far I "technically" haven't had a failure due to a worn liner/piston after about 14 gallons through my latest revo over about a year. The 3.3 has failed 3 times though, and I rebuilt/repaired it....
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    Part#4581 is the glow plug lead with a bullet...

    Part#4581 is the glow plug lead with a bullet connector for $1.75. THere are 2 traxxas harnesse, the long Revo harness without a connector, and the T-maxx shorter harness with the connector. You...
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    wobble is a fairly general term. Most of the...

    wobble is a fairly general term. Most of the suggestions above are for tires that are out of round or unbalanced without play in the suspension or adapters. You can get some play from worn ball...
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    I use EC3s primarily, being most of my models,...

    I use EC3s primarily, being most of my models, chargers, and test equipment were set up for aircraft, and most of my aircraft use them, my Slash ultimate and Rustler VXL use them without issue. They...
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    The difference is that a truck crashes dozens of...

    The difference is that a truck crashes dozens of times every pack, weither it is jumping, or hitting obstacles, some harder than others, a plane or heli doesn't. There is a big difference in...
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    I have both. The Rusty is fun on 2S, it can do...

    I have both. The Rusty is fun on 2S, it can do donuts, power slides, jumps well, and it runs decently well both on and offroad as long as you take it easy on the throttle. On 3S it is a handful, it...
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    I drilled a hole the same size as the stock...

    I drilled a hole the same size as the stock antenna tube in the lower part of the box, put the antenna tube flush with the inside of the box, used welders glue to lock it in place and seal water out,...
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    On 2s they have minor expansion, and they hold...

    On 2s they have minor expansion, and they hold their shape well(assuming PL foams and wheels), on 3S they get to a point where it seems the foams slip and they turn into pizza cutters quickly, and...
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    I'm not picky, but go through a lot of CA with my...

    I'm not picky, but go through a lot of CA with my aircraft. My LHS carries Mercury and Bob smith CA, so I get whichever brand they have in the type I need. Accelerator can be handy too, it cures...
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    The Revo will do just about everything the maxx...

    The Revo will do just about everything the maxx will, but it does it better and faster. The main difference is that the Revo's suspension and adjustability allow it to work in a large variety of...
  15. To understand why the Slash ultimate/Platinum...

    To understand why the Slash ultimate/Platinum comes with the rear toed-in so much you have to understand what toe does. Toe controls the stability of that axle straight line, traction and stability...
  16. My trucks just sit on the floor in the basement,...

    My trucks just sit on the floor in the basement, when I put my nitros away for the winter, I'll pull the wheels, oil the metal, and run more after-run oil through them, and they are fine in the...
  17. Thread: 2 Q's

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    I use ball link pliers for RC helicopters, they...

    I use ball link pliers for RC helicopters, they use similar ball links, basically pliers with a post on one side and fork on the other, you need one for big 500-700 helis, one for 250-450s will be...
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    getting into the main on your first race is very...

    getting into the main on your first race is very respectable, only way to go is up. Stock slash tires and wheels suck for racing, calibers do well on most prepped tracks, there might be a tire that...
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    Track ettiqutte is mostly common sense, avoid...

    Track ettiqutte is mostly common sense, avoid crashing into other trucks, allow room for the leaders to pass, make sure your setup is decent for that track and reliable, bring all the tools, parts...
  20. Thread: tire issue

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    it hits constantly if you run on rough ground,...

    it hits constantly if you run on rough ground, and will take the paint off in short order. I put a couple layers of gorilla tape in the fender wells, around the mounting posts, and along the bottom...
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    Most any reciever will work well, SR300 is cheap...

    Most any reciever will work well, SR300 is cheap and basic, 3300T has built in telemety, the 3500 is tiny with low latency, 3001 has low latency and can work with a separate telemetry module, 3100 is...
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    Swaybars help control roll in the corners, the...

    Swaybars help control roll in the corners, the center diff gives more traction and better handling on throttle, lowering it as much as possible helps keep it from rolling and flipping, thicker oil...
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    If you were to drain a 5Ah lipo and 5Ah NiMH at...

    If you were to drain a 5Ah lipo and 5Ah NiMH at say 500mAh or 1/10 of capacity they both would last about the same, but at higher discharge ratings NiMH are inefficient with lots of the capacity...
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    I have the CD/RB on mine, and it works well, they...

    I have the CD/RB on mine, and it works well, they are made to work together. If you don't have the center diff, power and brake are split equally front and rear, so there really isn't a need for...
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    Nobody goes through all that trouble to charge a...

    Nobody goes through all that trouble to charge a laptop, hybrid car, camera or cellphone or really cares about leaving those LiPo powered devices plugged in, they rarely catch fire because the...
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