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    Would we be able to get a current picture of the...

    Would we be able to get a current picture of the chassis? I would really like to see what modifications you have done to the truck.

    Thanks.
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    Warm to the touch in 15C weather because of the...

    Warm to the touch in 15C weather because of the massive built in cooling fan and lots of cut outs in the body.
    I am running Dynamite 5100mAh 8.4v Speedpacks for power with the stock ESC.
  3. Thread: New springs?

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    One thing you may have inadvertently done is over...

    One thing you may have inadvertently done is over tightened something or shimmed it wrong. The first place to look would be your pivot balls. Make sure they are lightly greased, sealed and tight but...
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    Here are some current pics: ...

    Here are some current pics:

    http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/398299_3432438646356_1132097587_33264067_1840989797_n.jpg
    ...
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    Awesome dude, sorry for the grammar and spelling...

    Awesome dude, sorry for the grammar and spelling on the last thread, I was on my BB and its really slow on this site.
    So far, I am sold on the Kershaws. Was that about $60 all included? Sorry about...
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    suprefanatic, your advice is exactly what I am...

    suprefanatic, your advice is exactly what I am after. I just installed a single 775 and this truck certainly hauls some serious tailbt the motor can only work with a 24t 32p pinion or larger needless...
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    Bash-Maxx ideas wanted

    I have a few goals in mind for my E-MAXX:
    -Tough
    -Fast
    -Reliable
    -LONG RUN TIME

    So far the mods are:
    -Custom 1/4" thick front and rear skid plates
    -RPM front upper and lower A-arms
    -Big Joe...
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    Sorry, but its not a failsafe the way you would...

    Sorry, but its not a failsafe the way you would like it to be. When the radio has reception issues it returns all the servos to center. So if you have a failure in your transmitter, the truck will...
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    RPM does not warranty skid/wear plates. They...

    RPM does not warranty skid/wear plates. They consider a broken or worn plate to have lived its useful life.

    On the other hand, that idea is brilliant! I just threw a titanium Intejunk on the front...
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    Are you sucking on the exhaust pressure line? The...

    Are you sucking on the exhaust pressure line? The little squirt you get wont kill you (or even really harm you) unless you do it like 10 times a day for weeks (slight exaggeration).

    You learn fast...
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    Same here. I have been running my T-MAXX for...

    Same here. I have been running my T-MAXX for about 5 years now and its the easiest way that I have found to prime the system. Sure the fuel tastes bad but a little splash in your mouth is not going...
  12. Thread: Can I Try It?

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    I get the attitude a lot but its better than...

    I get the attitude a lot but its better than paying for damages due to some kid smashing it into some ladies new luxury car.
  13. If there is a high whining when you run, it may...

    If there is a high whining when you run, it may be your mesh between your pinion and spur.

    There is a method that I use and most other people here too:

    1. Put your truck on an empty coffee can...
  14. Thread: Can I Try It?

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    I just ask people to pay for what they break and...

    I just ask people to pay for what they break and then give them a general idea of how much it is. That usually stops them from wanting to drive it after that.

    By the way, my truck is past the...
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    Just buy one, come on, you know you want to....

    Just buy one, come on, you know you want to. Trust me, they are awesome!
  16. The only issue I have had with my axles is...

    The only issue I have had with my axles is spitting the pins out of the CV's. I cant imagine breaking an axle. Take a good hard look at your diffs and make sure they will lock and unlock...
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    No garden hose.... I live in an apartment... ...

    No garden hose.... I live in an apartment...

    So my remedy was to just leave it out on the balcony for a few days to dry out and then I broke all the large pieces off and continued with a stiff...
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    How do you guys clean your rigs?

    http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/267490_2097123064301_1132097587_32431953_5844477_n.jpg

    I ran through ALL of my battery packs the other night so driving the truck through puddles was...
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    The point being made there was that it only takes...

    The point being made there was that it only takes a minute to find retailer.
    Call around and see what their back order times are, they may only be a day or two out. They do list them as "Late June"....
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    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=L...

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXWZH4

    http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=TEKTT2300

    That search took me less than a minute.
    ...
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    Running at higher RPM's in low gear will give you...

    Running at higher RPM's in low gear will give you longer run time.
    Its the exact same principle as switching your pinion. The less work the motor does, the longer your batteries will last. ...
  22. Thread: Having trouble

    by weswins
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    If it is the brushed model, you could have simply...

    If it is the brushed model, you could have simply had a little debris in the brushes causing a loss of performance from the motor itself.
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    I did that with my MERV, the chassis' should come...

    I did that with my MERV, the chassis' should come in black, they look way better.
    Very nicely done!
  24. Thread: VXL ESC issues

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    No, but the truck was run for just over a minute....

    No, but the truck was run for just over a minute. The ESC should have been stone cold like the motor was.
    I am going to give Traxxas a call tomorrow, today turned out to be a gong show, with...
  25. Thread: VXL ESC issues

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    It was HOT!!! I could smell the heat when I first...

    It was HOT!!! I could smell the heat when I first put it on the bench and thought it was the motor, after I plugged the battery back in, it smoked and then stunk like fried electronics. I am going to...
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