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    Here's mine:...

    Here's mine:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLrbHRL106A
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    Heh, I guess it depends who at Tekno you get. A...

    Heh, I guess it depends who at Tekno you get.
    A month or so ago I emailed them very politely asking where I could find replacement bars for the swaybar kit because all 6 that came with my sways had...
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    The LVC is kicking in when the packs hit 12V...

    The LVC is kicking in when the packs hit 12V under load which is what you want to avoid damage. They then rebound to their resting voltage over time
  4. The way I see it is that the rod ends are a...

    The way I see it is that the rod ends are a design feature. An expendable weak point built in to the design to protect the more expensive and harder to replace components.

    Most things will break...
  5. Harry I have a question about how you do the...

    Harry I have a question about how you do the lettering on your bodies. Are the letters tediously formed and painted with masking, etc or do you use decals?
    Either way, you're freakishly good.
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    For what it's worth I'm a regular customer of...

    For what it's worth I'm a regular customer of Hobby King partly because postage from Hong Kong to Australia is much less than from USA (where I have to get everything else). I've never owned or seen...
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    I just use a 17mm socket. It is a fairly tight...

    I just use a 17mm socket. It is a fairly tight fit though and has worn away a lot of the chrome from the inner hub area.
  8. Thread: New Baja body

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    Yeah man, I'm a huge Boilermakers fan from way...

    Yeah man, I'm a huge Boilermakers fan from way back!

    Well, not really.
    Actually I had never heard of Purdue University until I googled it just now. Don't hold it against me, Football is a whole...
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    Thanks mate. It was Tamiya PS-52 Champagne Gold

    Thanks mate.
    It was Tamiya PS-52 Champagne Gold
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    LOL! Sounds like that was a popular gift for...

    LOL! Sounds like that was a popular gift for wives of ERBE owners last year - It was also my wife's gift to me at Christmas.
    No problem with waiting for painting weather here though - the day I...
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    That looks like it was awesome fun, but my wallet...

    That looks like it was awesome fun, but my wallet is having sympathy pains...
    Are you prepared to share the list of broken parts?
    I'm interested to know how the RPM arms held up. I go though a fair...
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    Thanks 1stGen. I've got a lot of practice to do...

    Thanks 1stGen. I've got a lot of practice to do before I get anywhere near your level, but I'm pleased with the way this turned out.
    As for the whale tail: unfortunately not - Pro-line actually...
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    Thanks! I just used rattle cans and masking tape....

    Thanks! I just used rattle cans and masking tape. I'm very much a novice at painting bodies as this was my first. I may get a bit more adventurous with my next one.
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    Thanks for the compliment, but too late on the...

    Thanks for the compliment, but too late on the warning! I took it out for a quick 6S run up and down my street this afternoon and mashed the throttle a little too much. It went straight back over the...
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    Well I finally got around to painting and...

    Well I finally got around to painting and mounting the wing. I ended up deciding against the gold stripes as the first one was pretty much just an experiment, and I have two more I can paint up...
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    Generally any wheels labelled as Monster Truck,...

    Generally any wheels labelled as Monster Truck, MT, Maxx or 3.2" will fit the road rages. (although the actual wheel diameter is usually around 3.4" - 3.5") I just had a quick look at Pro-Line's...
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    +1 Also, the centre of gravity is lower with...

    +1
    Also, the centre of gravity is lower with this combo, and the motor is mounted lower on the mounting plate meaning less flex.
  18. Thread: Need Help!!!

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    The pitch is different: The Revo uses Mod 1 and...

    The pitch is different: The Revo uses Mod 1 and the E-Revo uses Mod 0.8 so the teeth on the Mod 1 pinion and spur are actually bigger which means you have less of them.
    Either one can be used on the...
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    It's the same everywhere. Castle Creations...

    It's the same everywhere. Castle Creations warranties the motor and ESC and Traxxas covers the rest.
    You will have no problems with either in the unlikely event you need to make a claim (apart from...
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    A novel idea PIR3lly, I like it.

    A novel idea PIR3lly, I like it.
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    Thanks guys! The wing is this one:...

    Thanks guys!

    The wing is this one: http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LX2731
    I couldn't find the proper Proline wing that's designed for the Baja body so I'll have to improvise....
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    Thanks RR. Coming from you I take that as a huge...

    Thanks RR. Coming from you I take that as a huge compliment. Your new body looks sick!
    Now the trick is to keep the Baja clean and scratch-free until my new wheels arrive (just so I can get some...
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    New Baja body

    Here's a new body my wife gave me for Christmas that I just finished painting. Let me know what you think - it's my first paint job so I wanted to keep it pretty simple without just doing a single...
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    You must be a very good and very careful driver...

    You must be a very good and very careful driver if you can go 90 minutes on 6s without breaking something;)
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    Consider the Tekno carriers...

    Consider the Tekno carriers
    I've heard nothing but excellent reports about them and will be ugrading to them as soon as I break a stocker.
    I've heard the RPM ones have a habit of popping out the...
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