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  1. Thread: shocks

    by dalep
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    If you are referring to the pre-load spacers,...

    If you are referring to the pre-load spacers, they are used to set ride height, or take up the slack when the springs are too short.
    If you are talking about the other spacers, they are used to...
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    Dirt Hawgs don't do very well in grass. Spin a...

    Dirt Hawgs don't do very well in grass. Spin a lot, they don't last very long as well on hard packed dirt with a thin lose layer of dirt, and gravel. They lasted as long as the stock Traxxas Alias...
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    I ran my Bandit back in November on a short...

    I ran my Bandit back in November on a short carpet course with a lot of transitions, a double, table top and usually a couple of singles. Ran dBoot Multiboot mini pins, 5000mah 2S lipo, ********* ESC...
  4. Thread: stored bl motor

    by dalep
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    I think there would only be an issue if you went...

    I think there would only be an issue if you went full out speed for a very long time so that the motor heats up quickly from being so cold. It's more the rate of change of heating.

    Sent from my...
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    It's looking good! Are those Integy front and...

    It's looking good! Are those Integy front and rear towers? How have they held up? Where do you mount your ESC? I have mine mounted on the opposite side of the receiver.

    I just started racing my...
  6. Thread: G10 chassis

    by dalep
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    I might hold off getting a G10 chassis for a...

    I might hold off getting a G10 chassis for a while. I just started racing my Bandit, and just changed tonight the 17.5T brushless motor to a 10T motor and it flies now, wheelies without effort. Just...
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    It's been a year since this thread closed, has...

    It's been a year since this thread closed, has there been any progress?

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  8. Thread: G10 chassis

    by dalep
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    G10 chassis

    Has anyone tried the reaching G10 or carbon fibre chassis for the Rustler?

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    Bandit a-arms already have toe in so I didn't add...

    Bandit a-arms already have toe in so I didn't add any more.

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  10. The bandit rear wing is weak, best to drill holes...

    The bandit rear wing is weak, best to drill holes in the rear shock tower and use some other system to mount the read wing.

    In using a HPI hellfire wing support with the stock wing.

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    I run it in a Bandit with a CC 3800kV, I didn't...

    I run it in a Bandit with a CC 3800kV, I didn't notice any drop in temp, but I also changed to 1/8 tires at the same time.

    I've opened it few times to change the diff oil, HR sealed diff is nice...
  12. Thread: Bandit diff

    by dalep
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    +1 on the Hot Racing sealed diff. Sent from...

    +1 on the Hot Racing sealed diff.

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  13. Now you need to get a second battery to occupy...

    Now you need to get a second battery to occupy that second lipo bag.

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    I've lost a few wheel nuts on my Bandit with the...

    I've lost a few wheel nuts on my Bandit with the same Castle system and motor. I've found that after taking the wheels on and off that the nylon no longer locks, you'll notice that the nuts are...
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    Thanks, it's odd, before I posted I couldn't find...

    Thanks, it's odd, before I posted I couldn't find it on eBay and Liquidrc had it out of stock, but now I can find it again.

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    Does any one have a good source to get these...

    Does any one have a good source to get these diffs? They seem to be out of stock everywhere.

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    That video of the guy jumping his buggy over a...

    That video of the guy jumping his buggy over a garage is crazy!

    Unfortunately I can't see your video, something about no permission for viewing on a mobile device, I'll have to watch it when I...
  18. Thread: Steering cranks?

    by dalep
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    I tried a larger diameter screw, the old screw is...

    I tried a larger diameter screw, the old screw is low enough I can't use pliers to unscrew it, but high enough only 1-2 threads catch, so not enough to hold.

    I think I'll upgrade to the Strc...
  19. Thread: Steering cranks?

    by dalep
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    Steering cranks?

    Are the aluminum steering cranks (traxxas or strc) worth the upgrade from the stock ones? I broke one of the stock ones on my Bandit today and now have to upgrade.

    On another note, a screw that...
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    I had that Integy wheelie bar, I think it's...

    I had that Integy wheelie bar, I think it's called a Willy bar, the two little screws sheared off going over a pot hole, and the first to me I went out, after tightening all the screws, one of the...
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    After reading what Peter wrote, I agree with him,...

    After reading what Peter wrote, I agree with him, I have a set of Road Rage rears for asphalt driving for my Bandit, and a set of Dirt Hawgs for off roading. I don't recommend the Road Rage, they...
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    The rear Dirt Hawgs do not last on asphalt, of...

    The rear Dirt Hawgs do not last on asphalt, of course the fronts do not get as much wear, I imagine if you rotate them frequently and are using the same wheel at all four corners you'd get more life...
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    It depends on the wheels and tires you want to...

    It depends on the wheels and tires you want to put on, I can't comment on going with 12mm / 14mm hexes, but I recently put on 17mm hex adapters and 1:8th scale buggy front wheels and tires all around...
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    If it's a VXL Bandit than the suggestions above,...

    If it's a VXL Bandit than the suggestions above, if it's an XL-5 brushed Bandit then you'll need to replace the bushings, or replace the carriers and change to bearings.

    Sent from my Nexus 7...
  25. Thread: Hub question

    by dalep
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    I just got the Strc and mounted 1/8 proline buggy...

    I just got the Strc and mounted 1/8 proline buggy wheels and tires on my Bandit without any other modifications. They work great!

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