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  1. I have / had them on for a season and worked...

    I have / had them on for a season and worked great, BUT, I went and upgraded to the Aluminum ones as they give much more support to the bulkheads. The blue ones get stacked on top of the stock skid...
  2. Thread: Emaxx help

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    Ya going from Brushed to Brushless is insanely...

    Ya going from Brushed to Brushless is insanely faster. I mean double speed, 40mph wheel stands. Having a wheel bar on a brushless rig is not an option, its a requirement, you can't go more than 1/8...
  3. Thread: Emaxx help

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    Looks like I can't re-edit my post, but I meant...

    Looks like I can't re-edit my post, but I meant to say, because you are brushed you don't need driveline parts.
  4. Thread: Emaxx help

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    Relax, the LiPo dangers are a lot of legal stuff...

    Relax, the LiPo dangers are a lot of legal stuff to save a lawyers and company's butts about things. If you use common sense I have not had a LiPo fail under what would be called abuse. Wet Grass,...
  5. Ah, Ok, I've already got a MM2 in mine. (fried my...

    Ah, Ok, I've already got a MM2 in mine. (fried my MM1 with a bit too much wet racing.)

    As to the rear shock tower breaking, yep, they bust fairly easy. However I found a carefully placed Zip...
  6. Can anyone comment on the difference of a 3908 vs...

    Can anyone comment on the difference of a 3908 vs 39085 E-Maxx?
  7. Thank You Apexracing and EMAXXBRUSHLESS I paid...

    Thank You Apexracing and EMAXXBRUSHLESS I paid the extra because they had it in stock and in my hand. I knew I was paying a bit more to support my LHS, I just didn't know I was paying THAT much...
  8. Mamaba Monster 2 Waterproof vs......... Others

    So back when I fried my Mamba Monster 1 after Plasti Dipping it then running it in the rain, I went and dropped $240 bucks at my LHS. I was pretty green to the hobby, (new) and didn't know about...
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    I am assuming everyone else has the fan plugged...

    I am assuming everyone else has the fan plugged into the receiver as well, which does make it a pain to plug in and un-plug it. So I just said Eh Lets just leave it and see. The fan does not run...
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    Thanks for the suggestion, I'll look into it. ...

    Thanks for the suggestion, I'll look into it. However the truck is broke again. I got it all put back together, made a few good runs with it, then put on a set of Big Joe's took it out again, was...
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    Oh just to try help, rather than stepping on your...

    Oh just to try help, rather than stepping on your setup, sorry if I sounded harsh.

    I think the biggest spur you can fit is a 68T, then I would look for the smallest pinion you can find. That...
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    I hate to say this but a 3500kv motor in an EMAXX...

    I hate to say this but a 3500kv motor in an EMAXX seems to be too high of a KV. Considering 2200kv is the norm, with some people running 2650kv. I have the VXL3s in my Stampede and it would overheat...
  13. Busted Bulks with Big Joe's, whats popular upgrade, RPM or Aluminum or ........

    So my wife went and got me a bunch of RC stuff for Christmas, which I promptly returned for other RC stuff. I love the fact that she tried, but bought me parts for my Stampede rather than my E-Maxx....
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    OH THATS NOT FAIR........ Kicking...

    OH THATS NOT FAIR........ Kicking Sand........... I paid over 40 bucks for a set of 8 shocks on E-Bay that were NEW Stock 3908 shocks from an open box. I had no idea they were that cheap...... ...
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    http://captfiero.com/rccarstuff/MaxRebuild/thumbs/...

    http://captfiero.com/rccarstuff/MaxRebuild/thumbs/tn_DSC00404.jpg


    http://captfiero.com/rccarstuff/MaxRebuild/thumbs/tn_DSC00405.jpg


    All Back together and ready to Rock, well still had to...
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    As promised here are the pics, if you want to see...

    As promised here are the pics, if you want to see the much larger versions, go here, http://captfiero.com/rccarstuff/MaxRebuild


    In a few of the pics you can really see just how hot it must have...
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    Uhm guys, just how many pieces is the slipper...

    Uhm guys, just how many pieces is the slipper supposed to be in, when you take it apart. The pressure plate, disk, pads, and flywheel all kinda fell apart when I un-bolted it, parts of one pad stuck...
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    Lets see stuff to recommend.... I am...

    Lets see stuff to recommend....

    I am a newb myself, but here goes.

    Cleaning, I use a Garden hose and Compressed Air at 140psi from a large Air Compressor.

    Make sure the tires...
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    I think that was exactly my issue. When I...

    I think that was exactly my issue. When I replaced the pinion I think I torqued it down to tight to the spur. When I replace the spur I will make sure there is a paper thickness space. I was...
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    Spectacularly Smoked Spurless Spur

    LOL, it was really kind of funny. I had been running it in the snow the last few days, just beating the tar out of it. I had noticed a clicking that I knew was from the spur gear as I damaged it a...
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    Like you, been in and out for years, my first RC...

    Like you, been in and out for years, my first RC was a JRX-2 nearly 30 years ago. Got out of RC for 20 odd years however been thinking about getting back into RC cars for the last 5 years, then got...
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    @Jimmie, I only want them for running in the deep...

    @Jimmie, I only want them for running in the deep snow. My stock Maxx and my Road Rage Tires neither of them are getting it done in more than 6" of snow. In 4" WOA BABY get out of the way FUN, but...
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    If you have the cash to buy, upgrade and sell...

    If you have the cash to buy, upgrade and sell your old parts, upgrading to the Mamba Monster 2 is not that bad. I ran into the problem with my E-Maxx, I tried to waterproof the Mamba Monster 1, and...
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    My wife and I were actually looking at those...

    My wife and I were actually looking at those tires today at RC Pit Stop in Langley BC but after taxes, they were $123 for a set of 4 with rims and foams. So I had to pass on them right now. (I have...
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    OMG Running in the Snow is FUN.

    I have a Mamba Monster 2 in my E-Maxx with a 2200kv motor, 68t Spur and 20t Pinion with
    stock wheels and tires. All RPM suspension and lots of other Misc Upgrades.

    We got another small dump of...
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