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    If you start at the top of my list and work...

    If you start at the top of my list and work down...it should walk you through the trouble shooting. Start with the easy and obvious external stuff. Loose pinion, stripped spur, stripped wheel hex,...
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    1) Pinion loose. If this is the case it will...

    1) Pinion loose. If this is the case it will have fallen of if the motor shift or will not rotate when the motor spins. Check and re tighten the pinion.
    2) Stripped spur gear. This is visually...
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    I bought and early release model. Lots of motor...

    I bought and early release model. Lots of motor issues early. Have had great luck with the most recent replacement. I elected to change all 4 based on the perception that something had been...
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    Morado, don't sweat it. Dad was being a bit...

    Morado, don't sweat it. Dad was being a bit harsh. I agree the motor issues were well discussed and known. But I also understand how someone would wrongfully assume that Traxxas would have a...
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    I tried the Mobius cam...no dice. It was too...

    I tried the Mobius cam...no dice. It was too heavy. The Alias would fly, but not well at all. Above 80% throttle...
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    Chuck Works Slice chassis is offered in a rear...

    Chuck Works Slice chassis is offered in a rear and mid motor design.
    http://www.chuckworksrc.com
    Not my favorite chassis approach but lots of other folks love it.
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    Emerson is spot on... Sent from my DROID BIONIC

    Emerson is spot on...

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC
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    Heck, I run 19/90 on indoor race track or in...

    Heck, I run 19/90 on indoor race track or in grass. 21/86 on pavement. I know i could squeeze some more. Just gets too hot in TX to feel safe pushing much more.

    Oh yeah, all 2s.

    Sent from my...
  9. Thread: Fishing

    by goodie1977
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    Yes, 2-3 times per month, minimum. Its the only...

    Yes, 2-3 times per month, minimum. Its the only hobby/habit I have that competes with my RC racing. Fish for large mouth bass in the spring summer and fall, and crappie in the winter. Catch quite...
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    First off, nice deal! And yes, the GTRs are...

    First off, nice deal! And yes, the GTRs are nice.
    The VXL and Velineon are both pretty tough in regards to how much current draw (ie gearing) they can handle. Most other 540 2-pole setups at...
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    The HW SC8 indeed has a plastic adapter plate...

    The HW SC8 indeed has a plastic adapter plate that is a direct fit on the Traxxas chassis. I have three mounted. On a LCG 4x4, STRC 4x4, and Anza 2wd. All with no issue.

    Sent from my DROID...
  12. The LCG and rpm gear box, yes. No clue on the...

    The LCG and rpm gear box, yes. No clue on the Dakar body posts. I would think so.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC
  13. Traxxas has a super cheap LCG conversion for the...

    Traxxas has a super cheap LCG conversion for the 2wd. Its pretty new, but hands down cheaper than anything else. I don't care for STRC LCG. Anza still makes an LCG, I have it and really like it. ...
  14. Thread: lap timer

    by goodie1977
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    Some transmitters have a pushbutton on them for...

    Some transmitters have a pushbutton on them for lap timing. Robitronics also has an infrared, optical timing system.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC
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    Yes. They have better shafts and aluminum caps...

    Yes. They have better shafts and aluminum caps on them.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC
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    Rpm a arms are more flexible, less brittle. Good...

    Rpm a arms are more flexible, less brittle. Good add once you have a break. The only aluminum I would ever consider on the truck would be knuckles and bearing carriers and shock caps. The TiN...
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    Cold air tuning and starting is a challenge. ...

    Cold air tuning and starting is a challenge.
    For initial starting, one recommendation is to keep the motor inside until just before starting. Another is to buy a warmer for the unit. Or you can...
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    Just put KHZ in my son's LCG. Had it on old HCG...

    Just put KHZ in my son's LCG. Had it on old HCG and loved it. After trashing 4 drive lines, and finally damaging mount, bearing, and diff case due to chassis flex and drive line bending I decided...
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    Put a 7.2v NiMH pack on it, an 11 tooth pinion, a...

    Put a 7.2v NiMH pack on it, an 11 tooth pinion, a 54 tooth spur, and set it in learning mode. That is about the slowest combination you can get for it.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC
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    Slash. It is 4wd. Rusty is 2wd. Backyard grass...

    Slash. It is 4wd. Rusty is 2wd. Backyard grass will bog the 2wd down more than the 4.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC
  21. Trashy, Your ESC is a non LVC model. So running...

    Trashy,
    Your ESC is a non LVC model. So running a LiPo will require addition of a LVC warning system, there are a couple out there, very easy add.
    Regarding your main question: Yes the LiPo will...
  22. I visually align the gears, check for a slight...

    I visually align the gears, check for a slight amount of backlash just as described above, and then confirm I got it right by the way it sounds. I like to set my gears as tight as I can without...
  23. Yep. Truck suddenly dies in turns or under...

    Yep. Truck suddenly dies in turns or under braking, then will not start on the ground...first thing to check is the clutch. Done that more than a couple times. Went to a 3 shoe clutch from M2C...
  24. Eagle RC Raceway, Northeast Texas, Nov 10th

    Eagle RC will be holding the final points race for 2012 on Sat, Nov 10. Track opens for practice at 10am and racing begins shortly after noon. The track is outdoor, clay surface, pretty open, and...
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    4x4 SC Racing in North East Texas!

    Eagle RC Raceway, Tatum, TX
    www.eaglercraceway.com
    http://www.eaglercraceway.com/images/night%20race.jpg
    Outdoor offload course with typical classes for 2wd and 4wd SC, Nitro MT, Nitro Revo. If...
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