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  1. Thread: speed

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    When I have used packs like that with cheap metal...

    When I have used packs like that with cheap metal ribbon spot welded instead of soldered battery bars I get heat like that even with a 17 turn with sane timing. The batteries never gets damaged, but...
  2. Thread: speed

    by Samurai
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    My buddy got his Stampede up past 30 mph on the...

    My buddy got his Stampede up past 30 mph on the gps using a Kyosho 14x2 mad science motor and one of my 8-cell packs - that is a powerful motor. It is geared low with tons of torque/acceleration...
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    My Rustler is a wheelie monster with good 6-cell...

    My Rustler is a wheelie monster with good 6-cell batts and on up to 8-cells which is as much as I dare for now...

    BUT, bad packs DO NOT give wheelies. I have 6-cell packs that have NO CHANCE of...
  4. Thread: Packing it up!

    by Samurai
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    While you are in there you might consider packing...

    While you are in there you might consider packing the diff full though. I don't know the BEST option for this, but I used HPI Stealth diff lube, one little tube is enough. THere are also some...
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    IMHO, RPM is great because it can take harsh...

    IMHO, RPM is great because it can take harsh impact and flex like no others and spring back. The bumpers are a prime example. I have crashed head on at high speed and flexed the bumper back to the...
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    Ahh I says. So I have a LRP Runner ESC... I...

    Ahh I says.

    So I have a LRP Runner ESC... I think it only handles a 17turn. Could this one be wired like that... and what is the benefit?
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    Exactly... YOU CAN cut the white one too, but you...

    Exactly... YOU CAN cut the white one too, but you will have to resolder it :)

    I wish I knew what size the tubing I used was... it's small. I got it from a friend. Perfect for the smaller wires...
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    What's the purpose of that dean's plug? What's...

    What's the purpose of that dean's plug? What's connecting to it?

    It sounds like you are going to connect the battery pack to the motor and esc both, but I dunno. Why JUST the positve lead?

    I...
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    I just cut my ESC wires that go to the receiver...

    I just cut my ESC wires that go to the receiver so I could get small sized shrink tubing on there and soldered the red and black wires to same and back to the JR lead (I left some wire slack before...
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    Yeah I ran 8 since I got it, but since I have...

    Yeah I ran 8 since I got it, but since I have been running a couple 8-cell GP3300 packs I get thermals alot. With a fan added it helps, but I can't run packs pack to back to back on hot days... I am...
  11. Thread: my rustler

    by Samurai
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    You could try a Duratrax Streak forward only for...

    You could try a Duratrax Streak forward only for under $40 (one of the recommended bargains around here) and a $20 Kyosho 12 turn Atomic Force MAD SCIENCE motor. That would be FAST. They make an 11...
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    I got a reply from RPM... I will quote below: ...

    I got a reply from RPM... I will quote below:

    " We are aware that there is a serious problem with the stock design of the Rustler / Stampede transmission case / rear arm mounts. We have looked...
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    I posted a video of mine geared at 16/84 with a...

    I posted a video of mine geared at 16/84 with a 6-cell 3000 mah sport pack... it isn't a side/side, just a normal stick and it clocks 30+mph at that low gearing and pops wheelies no prob. It is an...
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    Please suggest this part to RPM i you think it is...

    Please suggest this part to RPM i you think it is a good idea!

    RPM SUGGESTIONS ADDRESS:

    Talk2Us@rpmrcproducts.com
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    RPM makes the gear cover... I would be happy if...

    RPM makes the gear cover... I would be happy if they just cranked out a stock dimensions tranny case out of their awesome nylon composite stuff and I bet it would take five times the stress that the...
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    Have you tried the unlimited setting, like...

    Have you tried the unlimited setting, like setting three??

    Try that with a seven cell pack and 15 or 16 pinion with stock spur. You might be gearing it too high.

    I have never used a more...
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    Why can't RPM just MAKE ONE ?! Come on RPM!

    Why can't RPM just MAKE ONE ?!

    Come on RPM!
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    I think you might be on to something there... I...

    I think you might be on to something there... I never thought about binding the two pins. But to brace for a front impact the bar would have to go under the truck I think.

    Never mind.. I think it...
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    Tranny Housing stength

    Well, I did it again. This time, I let a kid run my brushed Rustler and he wanted to play destruction derby with me while I did a speed run down the street.

    I should have avoided it but I...
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    Sticky: Ebay Sway bars installed F/B

    http://www.rcpics.net/member/_samurai_

    I think I got the set of sway bars for $14 on EBAY from the company that made my bumpers. cheap and tough stuff. The sway bars are thick just like the...
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    I have seen the Xtal problem before too! If it's...

    I have seen the Xtal problem before too! If it's not that...

    I would say check all the wiring and connectors... expecially with stock connectors you can easily get bad connections with motor...
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    You like the 'prono' style cheesy music, heheh......

    You like the 'prono' style cheesy music, heheh... I sequenced that in ACID 4.0 :)
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    I have never had to open mine up yet, though I...

    I have never had to open mine up yet, though I should clean it with compressed air soon.

    I know the can is pretty well sealed except for the screw holes. Dust gets everywhere though. I had to...
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    Find an LHS that stocks Kyoshos. I know my...

    Find an LHS that stocks Kyoshos. I know my hobbytown has older motors in stock for a loooong time after they are not made anymore. I got a Speed Gems2 that was discontinued about a year after for...
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    Well, if you can handle down to a 12x2 motor you...

    Well, if you can handle down to a 12x2 motor you can still get the ATOM SMASHER. I am gonna try one of those.
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