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  1. You sir are a genius ! I did exactly that and...

    You sir are a genius ! I did exactly that and it's working now. So the receiver had some moisture in it.
  2. Receiver light flashing red, then can't get receiver to bind

    I've been running my summit vxl in the snow for a couple of weeks now, i always let the truck dry and spray some WD40 on the metal parts. But today when I took it out to run in the park, after softly...
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    fuzzy34: i think there's still a lot of drag and...

    fuzzy34: i think there's still a lot of drag and some spinning even if you run in shallow snow. I never hit top speed when driving in snow, even though I accelerate slowly. I think there's just more...
  4. Improve on-road handling: should I convert to MERV ?

    I'd like to improve the on-pavement handling of my summit vxl, so that I can turn faster without rolling over. Right now in order to make a sharp turn with my mini summit, I almost have to slow down...
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    A couple of things: my summit VXL came with red...

    A couple of things: my summit VXL came with red springs by default.

    Also, I tried to change the spring preload setting (by twisting a nut on top of the spring), this had the effect of increasing...
  6. Thread: Woohoo!!!!!!

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    I don't think it was the snow that pressed the...

    I don't think it was the snow that pressed the off button, it must have been overheating from the engine or the ESC.
  7. I think I also need 7033 Pivot balls (4)/ pivot...

    I think I also need 7033 Pivot balls (4)/ pivot ball caps (4).
  8. Rear right A-arm cracked, which spare parts ?

    I noticed this crack yesterday, it must have happened during a "cartwheel", when the truck spins along its vertical axis and the wheels take a beating in a way they're not supposed to.

    Since i'm...
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    1/16th Summit Video Gallery

    Since the other thread is pictures only, I thought I would start a new thread for videos


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aeaz2Toqypw
  10. Thanks for your suggestions, what about the...

    Thanks for your suggestions, what about the ******* Accucel-6 ? it sells for $22 (without power supply)

    Is there a reason it's so much cheaper than the other chargers that you guys recommended ? I...
  11. Faster charger for 1600mah NIMH's, and support for LIPO

    I am using 4 1600mah duratrax NIMH's, as well as the stock traxxas 1200mah battery. I'd like to charge them faster than with the overnight charger (I usually run on saturday and sunday, that doesn't...
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    Occasional ESC shut-off

    I've done about 10 battery runs of my summit vxl, about 3-4 times, i've had the ESC shut off. I think everytime, it happened while driving really hard on pavement with some hard acceleration,...
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    Thanks, so maybe i'm worrying for nothing. the...

    Thanks, so maybe i'm worrying for nothing. the truck still runs fine.
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    Steering servo noise

    I've had my summit vxl for a week, did about 5 battery runs. Today the steering servo just started making some noise. I opened it up and it doesn't seem like any of the gears are stripped. Should I...
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