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  1. Thread: Help

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    Your throttle is plugged into to steering and the...

    Your throttle is plugged into to steering and the steering is plugged into the throttle channel on your receiver. Switch them and you should be good.
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    You want a digital coreless, metal gear servo...

    You want a digital coreless, metal gear servo with a speed of less than .1, torque of 160 or greater, and ideally a weight of less than 60 grams. The savox is about $70, for the same specs in a...
  3. I run prolines on 2 of my slashes, d8's on the...

    I run prolines on 2 of my slashes, d8's on the other. I love the prolines, haven't had any problems and easy to dial in. I just got my sc10 shocks yesterday. Probably won't mount them until I get...
  4. To answer the original question, you can use the...

    To answer the original question, you can use the aluminum c-hubs and the tekno shafts/bearing carriers without any changing of anything. If you want to use aluminum bearing carriers with the tekno...
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    Good to know. What futaba and or hitec would you...

    Good to know. What futaba and or hitec would you recommend for a slash 4x4 less than 100.00?
  6. I bought a few pairs of off brand shocks when I...

    I bought a few pairs of off brand shocks when I got my first slash (venom, integy, ebay aluminum), and they were all junk. Save your money and get one of these:
    No Modding:
    proline powerstroke...
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    my savox 1258tg is great, way better than stock. ...

    my savox 1258tg is great, way better than stock. I haven't used any others to compare to though.
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    Sticky: 5 lbs no battery or top 5.6 lbs battery no top...

    5 lbs no battery or top
    5.6 lbs battery no top
    6.1 lbs battery and top

    All electronics plasti-dip waterproofed
    every inch acf-50'd
    outerwears

    slash 4x4
    mmp 3800
  9. When I sent my 2 non-working esc's (vxl-3s) to...

    When I sent my 2 non-working esc's (vxl-3s) to traxxas, the invoice they sent back said both were killed by water damage. I ran in wet conditions, but never submerged or intentionally got them wet...
  10. Thread: noob help!

    by johnnyfever
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    I didn't register mine but I'm not saying you...

    I didn't register mine but I'm not saying you shouldn't. The slash does have different length shocks front and back, so you have to buy them as front pair or rear pair. Traxxas has great customer...
  11. Thread: noob help!

    by johnnyfever
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    I buy all my stuff through towerhobbies or ebay...

    I buy all my stuff through towerhobbies or ebay (cars usually craigslist). You can buy direct I think, but you'll pay more.
  12. Thread: noob help!

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    Bead loc's are heavier and if you run 3s batts...

    Bead loc's are heavier and if you run 3s batts you can throw the tire off the rim. I have 4 sets of beadlocs with trenchers and slingshots, and like them for bashing and looks. For racing, a non...
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    I did email him pics.

    I did email him pics.
  14. Thread: noob help!

    by johnnyfever
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    ^^+1 The more aluminum you put in your truck,...

    ^^+1
    The more aluminum you put in your truck, the heavier and more ridgid it is, transferring the forces that would be absorbed by several plastic parts to just the few plastic ones left. With the...
  15. Thread: First 4x4

    by johnnyfever
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    I might be wrong, but I thought the center diff...

    I might be wrong, but I thought the center diff was the opposite. The slipper puts more power to the front, but as there is no differential in line, under power they will spin and lose traction when...
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    How long should I wait for the acf-50 to dry? ...

    How long should I wait for the acf-50 to dry? Its been a week and it is still greasy. I will say, this stuff smells, looks, and acts a lot like wd-40....not sure if it was worth the cash. ...
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    Just wanted to chime in with my MIP experience. ...

    Just wanted to chime in with my MIP experience. I broke 2 stub axles in just a few batteries running on a backyard track in about 25 degree weather. No crashes, just landed solid from about a foot...
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    Best customer service from a major corporation...

    Best customer service from a major corporation I've ever experienced!!! Glad to hear they took care of you.
  19. you would definitely make more if you broke it up...

    you would definitely make more if you broke it up into separates and sold it on ebay. As a whole vehicle on ebay, probably 350, as a whole vehicle on craigs, maybe 300. Break it up and you could...
  20. It might be my computer, but with youtube volume...

    It might be my computer, but with youtube volume and computer volume all the way up I still cant hear you. On ebay you might get a bit more, but with the stock motor, esc and chassis, not much. I...
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    MIP...great CS

    I've had a couple of broken stub axles for a month or so. I just facebooked matt from MIP earlier today, and he is sending me some out! I will say that I didn't abuse them at all, just must have...
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    vxl-3s? Mine was done when this happened. Call...

    vxl-3s? Mine was done when this happened. Call traxxas, if it is less than 60 days old they will usually replace it, as long as you haven't totally abused it. Great customer service.
  23. I have 3 slashes and have learned a few valuable...

    I have 3 slashes and have learned a few valuable lessons, let me share:
    1.) barely push the esc button to turn it on or off. I had problem with my first two sticking, but once I learned to push...
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