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  1. Yep, and at $1 apiece, you can't go wrong. At my...

    Yep, and at $1 apiece, you can't go wrong. At my LHS I had to replace one and it cost $2 and is already no good. The AVIDs are holding up great, and the best thing about the price is the fact you...
  2. Yea, highly recommend Avid. About a month and a...

    Yea, highly recommend Avid. About a month and a half ago, after having 2 wheel bearings break and several more grinding (close to giving out), I decided to get some from Avid. Though I heard good...
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    Just the stock plastic gears. They were like $4...

    Just the stock plastic gears. They were like $4 and lasted me almost 4 months so I figured that's probably fine for now. I will probably be stopping by my LHS within a couple days and will pick...
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    Fixing Steering Servo

    Hey guys,

    Had my slash for about 4 months now, tons of fun, only broken a couple parts (and then have made some additional upgrades to set up my truck better). Today I was at the local track, got...
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    I had the same issue when I first got my Slash,...

    I had the same issue when I first got my Slash, only I didn't notice for a while because it was behind a sticker, but there are a couple pretty easy solutions that can stop it from rubbing the paint...
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    Did you check to see if it's perhaps just a bad...

    Did you check to see if it's perhaps just a bad wheel bearing? If it's the hub itself, then I would definitely recommend getting RPM bearing carriers.
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    Any suggestions for good bearings to replace the...

    Any suggestions for good bearings to replace the stock ones? Are any of the Avid or Boca bearings I mentioned earlier any good?
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    I'm relatively new to the hobby as well, but have...

    I'm relatively new to the hobby as well, but have already learned a few things from reading, vidoes...some the hard way.

    When it comes to the bearings in the bearing carrier, I would simply check...
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    I was having this problem for a bit after a muddy...

    I was having this problem for a bit after a muddy run one day. I would turn it on, the ESC would stick, and it would start cycling through it's various "modes". I would kind of grab it, and...
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    Right now I'm mostly scrubbing off dirt with a...

    Right now I'm mostly scrubbing off dirt with a toothbrush and using a can of compressed air to blow the dirt out of cracks. I've only washed the car twice with a hose, but I prefer to keep that to a...
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    Cleaning Alternatives

    So, as some of you may remember I bought my traxxas slash about 6-7 weeks ago, having a blast with the thing. So far, all I've had to replace are the shock rods (w/titanium) and shock rods...
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    If it's the stock battery you have in it, 15 min...

    If it's the stock battery you have in it, 15 min is actually a pretty good run time. Mine tends to last about 20 min, but I'm upside down half the time and going to flip it over lol Get a 5000mah...
  13. You should do a tutorial video on cleaning and...

    You should do a tutorial video on cleaning and maintaining your slash or something along those lines. Maybe giving some tips and tricks on what kinds of things you should do for regular maintenance,...
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    Went ahead and got that charger and lipo...

    Went ahead and got that charger and lipo battery...hoping to test them out tomorrow since it's been raining all weekend.

    Truck is only 2 weeks old and I've already got 3 shock rods that are...
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    Could also be due to weight distribution. If one...

    Could also be due to weight distribution. If one side has more weight than the other, it's going to be giving that wheel more traction, so the truck will pull to that side. Might be something to...
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    Ok, I might look into some Losi springs (everyone...

    Ok, I might look into some Losi springs (everyone seems to love those) and a few shock oil wts to play around with. Is it better to go with linear or progressive springs for the most part?
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    My thoughts exactly. Tweaking it, taking things...

    My thoughts exactly. Tweaking it, taking things apart, fixing it, that's part of the fun of the hobby. You just don't want to break too much or anything too expensive...your wallet isn't quite as...
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    Throwing another question out there quick as I...

    Throwing another question out there quick as I get to know my truck. I noticed that when the truck is sitting, it has a certain natural sag from the wieght, but when you push the truck down and...
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    Correction, it rained today so I'll have to try...

    Correction, it rained today so I'll have to try the battery thing tomorrow (plus I left the Traxxas adapter at home).

    Any thoughts on buying that used Hyperion EOS 0606i Charger? I know it works,...
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    Didn't check that. I changed out the adapter...

    Didn't check that. I changed out the adapter after charging and put the Traxxas adapter plug on, but it may very well be that it was somehow not connecting right and that might be the reason for the...
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    Had it in NiMH setting since that's what the...

    Had it in NiMH setting since that's what the stock battery is. I thought it might be overheating, but yesterday I ran that battery and then the guy let me use his Lipo which ran another 15 or so...
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    Back into the Hobby!

    Hey all!

    I’m sort of new to the hobby, sort of old…let me explain. My brother and I got our first RC car 10+ years ago now, a RTR RC10T3. We had some great fun with it over the years, but my...
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