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  1. Thread: spcracing?

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    Check out SMC Racing. I've heard good things...

    Check out SMC Racing. I've heard good things about their lipos.
  2. Thread: shocks

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    For those big jumps you'd probably be better off...

    For those big jumps you'd probably be better off with heavier shock fluid and/or a single hole piston, IMO. If you go too stiff on the springs it will bounce and that's worse than a little chassis...
  3. Johnh2005, did you get a chance to work on the...

    Johnh2005, did you get a chance to work on the diff? I'm curious if you were able to free it up and if it was just the grease.
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    I killed mine in about 10 packs and that was with...

    I killed mine in about 10 packs and that was with a proper break in. I'm glad yours is holding up better than mine did although the Rustler is a lot more fun with a brushless motor, IMO. I'm not...
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    Sounds good to me! That will save you buying a...

    Sounds good to me! That will save you buying a new motor for the time being.
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    Dude, just put a drop of oil on the brass bushing...

    Dude, just put a drop of oil on the brass bushing on both ends of the motor where the shaft comes through. Spin a bit by hand. Done. A DROP! I don't want to see your next post saying how the top of...
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    It's a 3.5mm bullet connector if you're talking...

    It's a 3.5mm bullet connector if you're talking about the Velineon system.
  8. Hey, it's your birthday! Do what you want!

    Hey, it's your birthday! Do what you want!
  9. You may have over-tightened, or not equally...

    You may have over-tightened, or not equally tightened, the 4 screws that attach the ring gear (part 6879 on the diagram) to the diff cup. You just want to snug them up working crosswise.

    If you...
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    righty tighty left loosey

    righty tighty left loosey
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    Dumb question, but have you moved the wheel to...

    Dumb question, but have you moved the wheel to the other side to see if the problem with with the tire/wheel is with the wheel or something else on the left side?
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cifts41zi_k ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cifts41zi_k

    Google search "scotch adhesive putty", or "Elmer's Tac 'N Stik". I've seen the Scotch putty at Target. It shouldn't be too hard to find.
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    Oh yeah, and if you haven't found this yet, you...

    Oh yeah, and if you haven't found this yet, you can get exploded diagrams for your truck that will help A LOT when the time comes for repairs.
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    LHS is Local Hobby Shop. Just buy the tires...

    LHS is Local Hobby Shop. Just buy the tires premounted. Gluing tires to wheels, while not all that hard to do, is something I would put off for now if I were you. Just have fun and drive your Rustler!
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    I think the only thing you should do out of the...

    I think the only thing you should do out of the box is replace the front bumper that comes on the truck. I like the RPM front bumper, others like the T-Bone. Either is a good inexpensive upgrade,...
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    Myself , I'd go with the RPM gear box housing for...

    Myself , I'd go with the RPM gear box housing for about $10 less than the Anza part. I know you don't want to replace the housing since it's new and not broken but you'll get 3* of toe in and if you...
  17. There is at least a couple of ebay sellers...

    There is at least a couple of ebay sellers auctioning fake King Headz mounts so be careful there. I ended up with one of the fakes. I'd buy direct from King Headz next time.
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    And the thread will likely be locked since no...

    And the thread will likely be locked since no "this vs. that" is allowed on the Traxxas forum. Ultimate RC has pretty good, active forum and would be a better place to ask the question.
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    What ESC are you using? It could be the BEC...

    What ESC are you using? It could be the BEC behind your troubles.
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    Your Rustang looks awesome! I want one.

    Your Rustang looks awesome! I want one.
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    Go with aluminum from either Traxxas or STRC

    Go with aluminum from either Traxxas or STRC
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    Maybe the MMP internal BEC is the cause? I've...

    Maybe the MMP internal BEC is the cause? I've heard comments that the MMP internal BEC isn't the best one out there. Do you have another servo you could try or an external BEC?
  23. You should be safe with the 19/86 gearing since...

    You should be safe with the 19/86 gearing since you got only warm to the touch. 25/83 will be faster top end, lower acceleration, maybe less prone to wheelie but that also depends on your slipper...
  24. Pick up an 83 tooth spur and a 25 tooth pinion,...

    Pick up an 83 tooth spur and a 25 tooth pinion, too. That's the stock setup for the VXL and it's fun for bashing. Even going with the 25 tooth pinion on the XL5 stock 86 tooth spur is close to the...
  25. I'd run the 23 tooth pinion for now if I were you...

    I'd run the 23 tooth pinion for now if I were you if nothing more than to get used to the speed. You can run the 28 tooth pinion, just watch the motor temps. It depends on how you drive the car, as...
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