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    My little guys (9 and 6 years old) drive with...

    My little guys (9 and 6 years old) drive with little hotties in their fingerless gloves (http://www.littlehottieswarmers.com/). They are fairly inexpensive and work for a few hours.

    They drive...
  2. Thread: motor wires

    by SteGra
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    Another reason to twist or braid the wires, is to...

    Another reason to twist or braid the wires, is to keep them together during serious bashing.

    Loose wires tend to hit other parts inside the body and if using an aftermarket body, it could sever...
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    Hey fellow RC Monster Truck drivers! check out...

    Hey fellow RC Monster Truck drivers!

    check out this video: pumpkin smash

    There are a bunch of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia RC Monster truck drivers that are going to Dennis Anderson's...
  4. Another difference is the Traxxas version comes...

    Another difference is the Traxxas version comes with the single motor plate and cover plus a motor hold down bracket and wires pre-wired with Traxxas connectors.

    From what I've heard the Traxxas...
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    Thanks BALISTYX for sharing your tips and...

    Thanks BALISTYX for sharing your tips and experience.

    What helps for those who use the 500F-off-oven-foil method, is bicycle tire levers.

    Park Tool TL-1 works well. Any regular cyclist that...
  6. Hello, if your offer is still open, I have 6 dead...

    Hello, if your offer is still open, I have 6 dead titans and one dead saturn (hpi) motor that I can send.

    I took one apart and tried to repair (link) but realized it was a lot more work and...
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    Congrats on your placing! It is nice to get a...

    Congrats on your placing!

    It is nice to get a great showing on first race even though the truck showed some "bouncy, squirrley, bottom out" issues.

    My experience with wider offset tires results...
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    Very nice upgrade and might be good to ask for an...

    Very nice upgrade and might be good to ask for an early birthday/Father's Day/Christmas gift combined (or just don't tell your wife). My wife doesn't ask how much everything costs, but will take her...
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    If start to race, some rules won't allow buggy...

    If start to race, some rules won't allow buggy tires on the e-revo.

    Truggy tires are a good compromise, they are lighter and narrower than 40's and wider and more stable than buggy tires.
  10. OK, sorry to bring back this thread, but after...

    OK, sorry to bring back this thread, but after replacing/repairing/rebuilding the stock differentials too many times, it is time for me to upgrade to an aluminum cup.

    A couple of questions please:...
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    Click on the Castle Creation Drivers Ed link...

    Click on the Castle Creation Drivers Ed link and beginning on page 8 of that manual, it illustrates connection.

    Don't know if it fits an Acoms receiver, but the receiver wires use a futaba-type...
  12. differential rebuild: how much diff fluid to use?

    Didn't see any threads on how much differential oil to use inside the diff carrier, so my question:

    When rebuilding differentials, how much diff fluid should be used?

    I've used just enough to...
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    This has been posted on the e-revo forums: ...

    This has been posted on the e-revo forums:

    another option to boiling for removing tire from rim:

    1) turn on oven to 500F
    2) wrap each wheel in foil
    3) when oven at 500F, turn it off and put...
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    another thing to look for is a shreaded diff...

    another thing to look for is a shreaded diff gear.

    See my other post: pic of shreaded diff.

    A couple of revo buddies said it sounded like it was coming from the transmission, but I...
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    pic of a shreaded rear diff

    Below is a photo of a stock e-revo diff.

    It might be hard to see, but about 1/3 of the ring gear "points" were shreaded off. The shards in the foreground magnet are pieces of the ring gear.
    ...
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    A 4S cut-off is now recommended. ...

    A 4S cut-off is now recommended.

    MaxAmps/Novak originally recommended the 2S LVC on the BEC (side with steering), but is now recommending 4S.

    Click this link for more details, or see photo:
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    My e-revo diffs had the same issues. Check my...

    My e-revo diffs had the same issues.

    Check my previous thread. If your inner diff case didn't have an I-bar and side plates for the spider gears, it might be a good idea to upgrade the inner diff...
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    jewelers or electronic (i.e. TINY) screwdriver...

    jewelers or electronic (i.e. TINY) screwdriver with a magnet on the other end

    and to add to the other methods above, whatever you chose, do it gently (even the strongest magnet won't keep an...
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    Ray00Ray, it might a good idea to start a new...

    Ray00Ray, it might a good idea to start a new thread on this topic (i.e. chassis flex). I think the chassis flex is fine (like having a built in sway bar).

    I've repaired three broken tail wing...
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    Nice work! A couple of comments and...

    Nice work!

    A couple of comments and suggestion.

    The leaking stock differential (assuming it rear), might be from its movement inside the bulkheads. I had the same problem. My rear diffs,...
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    Here is another interesting twist to this thread....

    Here is another interesting twist to this thread.

    Last July I bought a pair of 7.4v 6000 MaxAmps LiPo packs with the 3/300 warranty. Both ran fine until some cold weather (<30F) runs and one pack...
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    ordered from Traxxas on Monday arrived...

    ordered from Traxxas on Monday arrived today:http://members.cox.net/bekynde/parts/DSC01407.JPG

    As of a few minutes ago it is sold out on the buytraxxas.com site.

    My total cost $8, not the...
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    The only concern with the CellShield is that is...

    The only concern with the CellShield is that is is built for planes and the product description says for 0-100% throttle and "a future product will be aimed at cars."

    With an e-maxx, going full...
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    The stock 3905 e-maxx is advertised as a 16.8v...

    The stock 3905 e-maxx is advertised as a 16.8v ESC (allowing a pair of 7 cell NiMH or NiCd packs).

    A pair of fully charged 2S 7.4V LiPos is about 16.8v max (rarely higher).

    A pair of 7 cell...
  25. Thread: Out of the box?

    by SteGra
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    In my experience NiMH and NiCd batteries can get...

    In my experience NiMH and NiCd batteries can get wet, even submerged, and they won't be damaged.

    My son submerged his e-maxx in a muddy pool of water and it still ran, batteries were fine. There...
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