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    Best fan I have found is Tornado fan, blows 4-5...

    Best fan I have found is Tornado fan, blows 4-5 times as much air as my other normal fans - probably draws more power but the others can't even come close.

    I think theres some comparisons on...
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    Yes, you can take it apart quite easily. The...

    Yes, you can take it apart quite easily. The motors are taken apart to clean/replace bearings and blow some dirt/crud out of the can. I would advise to buy the traxxas rebuild kit for $10 or so so...
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    I'd buy one, wish they left it in silver or...

    I'd buy one, wish they left it in silver or anodized it in different colors though. Would this dissipate heat better than plastic??
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    I love the 4x4 and all but have had my fair share...

    I love the 4x4 and all but have had my fair share of problems, none of these to do with over the top bashing or crashing either, I spend more time maintaining the truck rather than driving it ( I...
  5. Thread: Battery

    by bcr07
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    I have a Racers edge 3s 35c 3400mah hardcase. ...

    I have a Racers edge 3s 35c 3400mah hardcase.

    Great battery and warranty and fits perfect.
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    The tornado (yeah racing) fan I have puts all my...

    The tornado (yeah racing) fan I have puts all my previous fans to shame, it really does help keep it cool, have a look at youtube vids to see.

    Cutting the windscreen out will drop temps by around...
  7. Thread: nitro slash 4x4.

    by bcr07
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    I was at a BMX track the other day with a new...

    I was at a BMX track the other day with a new modded 3.3 Revo.

    The guy spent about 10 minutes diriving his with 5 or 6 restarts and then the next 10 minutes watching my slash! He said something...
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    Good point, I was actually watching the how to on...

    Good point, I was actually watching the how to on youtube and was thinking that it must get a fair bit hotter, all components are completely covered in a thick rubber so I would guess they would get...
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    Thanks for the help, I am undecided whether to...

    Thanks for the help,

    I am undecided whether to go with Mamba.

    I have never had heat issues on my vxl just LVC problems. I don't want to void the warranty on new MMM straight away by sealing it...
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    New ESC possibly, can I waterproof easily?

    Hi all,

    My VXL died and am thinking about going to something more reliable.

    I want it to be waterproof, are there any out there that are factory waterproofed? Sometimes I go out to a tracks...
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    Thanks for the response, it's actually about the...

    Thanks for the response, it's actually about the same from Aus to US as it is from Aus to UK.

    So did it ruin the Lipo? I noticed even though I switched the ESC off it was still smoking - until I...
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    ESC went up in smoke...

    I've had it running for 2 weeks with the replacement motor from Traxxas, put a fresh charged battery in this morning and the truck wouldn't drive forward or reverse -only steer.

    Me trying to...
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    driveshaft boots tra5459

    I found these while looking around on the net,

    tra5451x

    These shafts have a boot installed on them which look like they will fit on slash 4x4 shafts.

    The actual part is Tra5459, anyone know...
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    Thanks for the info , appreciate the help!

    Thanks for the info , appreciate the help!
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    new wheels and tires, do I need to vent them??

    Hi all,

    Just got some epic beadlocks and Proline trenchers.. I read on the Proline site that you need to vent the tires.

    In the stock tires I drilled 2x3mm holes in the middle of the tread -...
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    There is plenty of threads on this forum about...

    There is plenty of threads on this forum about these issues, have a look around for all the info you need.

    1. If your ESC is blinking red slowly its LVC
    2. Fast red blinking it is too hot.
    3....
  17. Thread: Slash "wobble"

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    Sorry to bring up and old post here but has this...

    Sorry to bring up and old post here but has this been fixed? My slash is now doing it only in reverse?!

    If I give 1/4 throttle it will wobble left to right like crazy, I've just done all bearings,...
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    I have a 40c 5000 2s Venom and after a run the...

    I have a 40c 5000 2s Venom and after a run the cells might read e.g 3.61 and the other cell could be 3.42 with sometimes a bigger difference. You will get more out of the battery if it's balanced but...
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    Yeah I agree this would be the best way to do it,...

    Yeah I agree this would be the best way to do it, otherwise I could set it on a stand and just apply 1/4 throttle for 10 minutes and see what happens??

    I am going to charge it now and check the...
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    I am not so sure about that, The truck was 30...

    I am not so sure about that,

    The truck was 30 minutes old new from the box, I ran the first 3000mah Traxxas pack fine. Plugged in the 5000mah pack and it took off (runaway.) Used my Venom 40c 2s...
  21. Neuromancer, that's interesting I have never...

    Neuromancer, that's interesting I have never heard or WD doing that.? Sounds like you know what you're talking about though!

    I generally use Silicone spray but if that get's on the tires there is...
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    I have only charged this one on a standard Nimh...

    I have only charged this one on a standard Nimh charger and have not tested it on my Accucel charger.. It did seem to charge fine and have plenty of power but after about 10 minutes of running it had...
  23. Quick tip for getting a bit more grip from stock tires on pavement

    Hi all,

    Recently I went through a few puddles of water on the road and once I air compressed the truck I put some WD-40 on it.. I got a bit carried away and went over the tires too..

    The next...
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    NImh battery question about bad cell?

    Hi,

    I have a Tenergy 5000mah 7 cell 8.4v here that is brand new but I ran it twice in my slash and it took off and ran away.

    LHS said that it would be a bad cell (possibly) in the battery...
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    Probably not what your after but if you want a...

    Probably not what your after but if you want a bit more life out of the stock ones try loosening your slipper 1/8-1/4 turn.
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