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    ^sean1214 knows what's up. Aluminum looks a ton...

    ^sean1214 knows what's up. Aluminum looks a ton better than plastic, but when you crash, Al bends and plastics bend AND rebound. The plastic holds its strength until a powerful shock snaps it, but...
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    Just a suggestion on pitch: as the weather gets...

    Just a suggestion on pitch: as the weather gets colder, you can gear up. If you want. 32 pitch gears are more beefy and will strip less easily, and are ideal in sand. This being said, cooler temps...
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    You could cut your chassis in half and extend it...

    You could cut your chassis in half and extend it with a piece of 1/8 inch thick steel. Made mine out to be 2.5 " longer for more stability and be able to run 8th scale bodies
  4. Thread: Dunes anyone?

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    along the lakefront. "Indiana Dunes State Park"

    along the lakefront. "Indiana Dunes State Park"
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    Dunes anyone?

    Didn't know where to start this thread, or if there is a place to be doing so, but i wanted to know if anyone was going to be rc-ing in the indiana dunes tomorrow (monday). ill be there around noon...
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    Good point, it was a hard hit and I broke about...

    Good point, it was a hard hit and I broke about 90$ worth if stuff so maybe I was asking for it. Oh well, thanks for the input.
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    chassis suggestions?

    yesterday while bombing around on my street my servo blew and i went 40 some mph into a curb, snapping the chassis in half as well as all the links, towers, shock ends, etc. I was wondering what kind...
  9. Thread: Bandit XL-5

    by pavdog
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    if its a softer rubber, i would set it up with...

    if its a softer rubber, i would set it up with some M3 PL suburbs all around and drop the ride height as Jws suggested.
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    When you say rubber floor, as in like a pliable...

    When you say rubber floor, as in like a pliable foam-style type of rubber? what is the texture
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    Not exactly faster, but if you are going for...

    Not exactly faster, but if you are going for all-out speed and will be using it primarily as a road car, I would rebuild the shocks and insert nitro fuel tubing on the shafts. its a long process but...
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    rpm bumper replacement?

    I had a pretty bad crash involving my rustler, in the process snapping my bumper in two. the top half is gone(was driving at night in an unfamiliar place) so I was wondering if they would send me...
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    Those subcultures are good for dirt, but if you...

    Those subcultures are good for dirt, but if you are planning to go in sand and snow, i would suggest trenchers or dirthawgs from proline. but if you are on dirt enough, the subcultures should be fine.
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    I agree with Zacattack. ive got a 3930kv for my...

    I agree with Zacattack. ive got a 3930kv for my rustler w/ lcg kit and it runs cool. had to gear up to get best temps, and it flys. 26/83 gearing.
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    anything made by rpm should be considered first....

    anything made by rpm should be considered first. (arms, nerf bars, etc.) The bumpers are a must! dont go straight for the slash tires and wheels, instead get JCon. or proline tires. those traxxas...
  16. I was thinking about cutting out the plate behind...

    I was thinking about cutting out the plate behind the cab fins fer more airflow to ESC.
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    Sorry for the unexperienced questions but does...

    Sorry for the unexperienced questions but does the protrac kit get rid of the need for offset front rims?
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    Wow thats nice. are those 2.2 glads and a swami...

    Wow thats nice. are those 2.2 glads and a swami bar on the truggy?
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    Rustler 2wd Truggy?

    I've seen it done with 4wd slashes and stampedes, and was wondering if this would be a sensible conversion. Maybe buy some wider SC tires, hellfire wing, and a proline bulldog body? anybody done this...
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