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    I use to run 18/90 on 3s and overheated after...

    I use to run 18/90 on 3s and overheated after 15min, motor resting at 175F. I use 16/83 and my temps will hit 160F after 30min (Battery dies). By the time I pop in my other pack, the truck cools to...
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    If the hex wrenches are still in good shape to...

    If the hex wrenches are still in good shape to grab, I would invest in some Blue Locktite or Blue Tread Lock. And put some on the grub screw, and let it dry for 8 or so hours, I always had problems...
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    I have taken it apart, and used some PB-Blaster...

    I have taken it apart, and used some PB-Blaster in the fan shaft. This runs so quiet and at full speed as soon as I hold the start charge button.

    PB-Blaster is like WD-40, so it may need a good...
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    If you get a LCG like I did, tho its a hassle to...

    If you get a LCG like I did, tho its a hassle to change the battery, I like the longer Antenna for this reason in this pic. The receiver box is right behind the ESC on the top plate and the wire goes...
  5. Thread: Wow!

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    Well, on any brushed system, its gonna be kinda...

    Well, on any brushed system, its gonna be kinda slow, even with a lipo if they could handle it. If it were brushless and geared right, it will be vary quick. I think its worth it, then just stick a...
  6. Im assuming that your talking about the wobble...

    Im assuming that your talking about the wobble side to side, or are you reffuring to when you drive it randomly steers a tad to right or left? If so make sure the Cambers is set correctly and the toe...
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    I have a set of Integy Carriers as well, But mine...

    I have a set of Integy Carriers as well, But mine came with these plastic adaptors to use the stock size bearing. I still have them, and they hold up great, only 1 of the decent parts Integy could...
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    Lipo will last longer with the same mah rating as...

    Lipo will last longer with the same mah rating as a nimh at a higher gearing ratio, Nimh battery will still keep going even after the lipo LVD kicks in, but the nimh pack wouldn't even have enough...
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    20min is good with that gearing, my truck,...

    20min is good with that gearing, my truck, Stampede is heavy with upgraded parts and taller, bigger tires, so my run time with 19/86 with a 3000mah battery is shorter. And since you have a new...
  10. Thread: Radio range

    by Viking2121
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    Hey, #3 could be valid, I think thats what...

    Hey, #3 could be valid, I think thats what happens to me with my Rustler, Pass a house down the road it looses signal, let coast further, then it works perfect lol
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    19/86 should be fine, 140F on the VXL ESC...

    19/86 should be fine, 140F on the VXL ESC shouldn't harm it, but I wouldn't go to much higher, Might need to get a ESC fan. Also what are running for a batteryI know its a lipo, is it a 3s or a 2s?...
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    8 cell would be stronger/faster, It wont give you...

    8 cell would be stronger/faster, It wont give you really any more run time. I had the stock traxxas 7 cell 3000mah battery and I use to get around 10 - 15min, and a 7 cell 5000mah would last 30min on...
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    Im not waiting 2+ weeks to get the charger back,...

    Im not waiting 2+ weeks to get the charger back, And the hobby store it currently out of stock on these, So Im gonna wait till they restock, if they don't I ripping the thing apart, Sad I have to pay...
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    Would this have an effect on the temps of the...

    Would this have an effect on the temps of the ESC? I would think so, but never tried it my self.
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    Idk, all of the Nimh batteries I have ran were...

    Idk, all of the Nimh batteries I have ran were crap under high gearing, this is where lipo helps, Lipo got such a kick in acceleration your not going to be throttle happy unlike a nimh with its low...
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    If you like to go fast, Then toe in should be...

    If you like to go fast, Then toe in should be what you want. Toe out helps with handling, but makes the truck less stable going straight, meaning you will be messing with the trim a lot if your picky...
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    What Tires and gearing are you using? And how hot...

    What Tires and gearing are you using? And how hot is it outside? Also if you have another lipo to try, I would try that to make sure it isn't the battery.

    If your running big tires, you need to...
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    I would get the aluminium Carriers anyway, RPM...

    I would get the aluminium Carriers anyway, RPM rear and front carriers are known to brake under extreme abuse like a crash or a decent jump, the TRX Aluminum will be better in the long run. Not...
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    Well, I might just wait, I have still 27 days...

    Well, I might just wait, I have still 27 days until I can't return the charger to the hobby store, if not, I might crack it open and take a look at it, Its just a fan, shouldn't be anything overly...
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    Personally I would run the 2s lipo, The Titan can...

    Personally I would run the 2s lipo, The Titan can handle it, just keep it geared low or you run into heat issues on lipo. For 1, lipo is lighter, more run time right there, and even if the lipo/nimh...
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    Might of had a bad cell, I seen a few people...

    Might of had a bad cell, I seen a few people complain about the LVC to early, and here its the lipos they use, 1 cell can't keep the voltage up, but its still fine in another tuck with a different...
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    Cut the blue tube long enough to keep it in side...

    Cut the blue tube long enough to keep it in side the body, and feed it through and put the black tip on to keep the wire from slipping back through, extra wire, feed it back into the water proof box...
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    I just gave away 5 nimh batteries and and a 2amp...

    I just gave away 5 nimh batteries and and a 2amp fast charger after I got just 2 2s lipos, Im not running nimh again, lol.
    Im picking up a few more 2s and maybe a 3s lipo later on.
  24. Might just need to be balanced, I wouldn't know...

    Might just need to be balanced, I wouldn't know of a way to do it, besides something like this, but how long will it stay on the wheel would be anyone's guess.
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    Traxxas EZ Peak Plus Fan noise.

    I just bought a handful of 2s lipos, and The charger has been great until around the 5th charge. The fan now will spin fast and slow, making a heck of a racket, but then speeds up normally and don't...
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