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    Beadlocks are bad! Soo heavy. I have my...

    Beadlocks are bad! Soo heavy. I have my suspension tuned really well for most uses. 90wt oil F/R black springs front, tan rear. I have 50wt mixed with 100wt diff oil in front and 50wt in rear diff....
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    I'll play!

    http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac74/gorilla2891/RC/IMG_20130630_210953_559_zps9d65de19.jpghttp://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac74/gorilla2891/RC/IMG_20130804_140211_zps6a46aa54.jpg
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    Try a tube of valve grinding compound. It is an...

    Try a tube of valve grinding compound. It is an abrasive paste. An old guy from work told me about it. I had a stripped allen head srew in center diff. I dipped the little allen in it and got the,...
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    Trenchers are awesome. Just ran mine and way too...

    Trenchers are awesome. Just ran mine and way too much grip on street. Traction rolled my highly modded merv continuously. Great traction in sand, gravel and dirt. Had to switch to stock tires for...
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    Drive line? you mean cvd to one or the other...

    Drive line? you mean cvd to one or the other front wheel? The stock ones on mine lasted a good long time till I started catching serious air with it. Put the traxxas steel cvd and drive shafts in it....
  6. Thread: Tracks

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    I have them. Used them once. They are heavy. 3yrs...

    I have them. Used them once. They are heavy. 3yrs of bashing and car was fine. 5 mins of tracks and fried slipper and clicking rear diff. They are cool and seem to be well built. Geared it down to a...
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    Hello, do 90wt oil and black front tan rear...

    Hello, do 90wt oil and black front tan rear springs. Toyz chassis braces too. for 80mph it will take a aftermarket esc gearing and cooling fan heat sink. Aftermarket motor too probably. I hit about...
  8. Usual questions. What batteries, car stock?...

    Usual questions. What batteries, car stock? gearing? How and where were you running it? Get another motor and plug it in and see if it runs. Always have to have a spare anyways. If new motor runs...
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    SV3 is nice. I have one in my merv. But you need...

    SV3 is nice. I have one in my merv. But you need to run parallel to keep amps up. so 2 batts parallel. 2s or 3s. But traction will be your nemesis... With a fan heatsink my setup is fine. Stock...
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    every merv is different. I ran mine on 2s,3s for...

    every merv is different. I ran mine on 2s,3s for years even with hotter motors and escs. No shims needed till I tried integy tracks. So shim as needed. My new rally took 1 front and 3 rear. Merv with...
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    Honestly traction will be your biggest problem. I...

    Honestly traction will be your biggest problem. I run my rally/boss with stock esc and hotter 4370kv motor and have to be very careful with the throttle to keep from spinning out. I've done HR sway...
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    If you tape the inside of your tires to prevent...

    If you tape the inside of your tires to prevent ballooning, covering the breather holes for debris is fine. Ive never had an issue on any set of wheels. Its like car tires. In cold weather take one...
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    Have you driven it in sand or fine dirt much? It...

    Have you driven it in sand or fine dirt much? It can get into the wheels through breathe holes on the back side. I cover mine with small piece of tape to keep crap out. I forgot to do it on a new set...
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    I've good luck with a not to mention brand 4370kv...

    I've good luck with a not to mention brand 4370kv motor $22 and way faster and seems to take punishment.
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    Single 3s lipo is just about as fast as nimh in...

    Single 3s lipo is just about as fast as nimh in series but longer run times and usually less heat. People will pipe up about gearing properly, which is important, but a fan/heatsink on motor is a...
  16. I have an ascend charger. It has balance plugs,...

    I have an ascend charger. It has balance plugs, compact and not expensive. Been great. Only charges one at a time, but thats fine. I usually charge batteries while cleaning or working on on my 2 cars.
  17. Is it traxxas 100k? I tried associated first and...

    Is it traxxas 100k? I tried associated first and it was really only 10k diff was basically open. Now with traxxas 100k it is nice limited slip more towards locker. Oil is very viscous.
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    Jimmies tutorial is good but every diff is...

    Jimmies tutorial is good but every diff is different. Shim accordingly. My merv was perfect for 3yrs on 2&3s bashing. The first time I tried the integy tracks, rear diff spit teeth. New diffs and...
  19. Put in aftermarket steering servo. When stock...

    Put in aftermarket steering servo. When stock fails it can cause all sorts of issues. Mine never clicked but fried and I lost a esc. New Sw3 esc wouldn't work right till I unplugged stock servo. Now...
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    From my experience its the steering servo. Stock...

    From my experience its the steering servo. Stock servo grinded or clicked on left turns. My cheap metal gear stock replacement grinds on hard left turns. If it was a diff it would grind, or click...
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    I just got a temp gun so I will be checking it...

    I just got a temp gun so I will be checking it out. Decided to go back to stock 28/50, stock diameter wheels/tires. I ran the heck out of it in stock form on 3s with just a heat sink/fan and no...
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    I have a ton of different pinion/ spur gears to...

    I have a ton of different pinion/ spur gears to play with. I was just trying to get some info from others sw3 and stock size motors...
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    With just the toyz braces I was catching 10' of...

    With just the toyz braces I was catching 10' of air at the skate park on my merv. No problem. Now have Tbones brace/bumper/wheelie bar too. cant wait to try it out. Bullet proof chassis wise.
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    No. it was toasted from my last go fast to high...

    No. it was toasted from my last go fast to high geared expedition. I knew better but had to try... Have a new 4370kv motor, new sw3
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    Gearing for sw3 ?

    I know the sw3 esc is more robust, so can you gear the merv different than stock esc or keep about the same? I've geared down for tall wheels for stock esc, but now I have only slightly taller than...
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