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  1. I think Ill check into both, thanks :)

    I think Ill check into both, thanks :)
  2. Half shafts keep twisting off, what can I do?

    I keep twisting my half shafts off of my rustler. They keep popping off at the knuckles and its getting really old. Can I convert it to a dog bone or are there better quality half shafts that I...
  3. Lesson learned.....the hard way. Yes it is...

    Lesson learned.....the hard way. Yes it is brushless, thanks.
  4. I put too long a screw in when mounting my motor

    So I put too long a screw in when mounting a velineon 3500kv motor. I lost one of the originals so I just grabbed what ever would fit thinking nothing of it. Then the motor quit working, took me a...
  5. Just loosened the motor screws and disengaged the...

    Just loosened the motor screws and disengaged the pinion from the spur and the motor still makes the same noise. Now I am thinking it is fried....
  6. Okay just loosened it a half turn or so. It...

    Okay just loosened it a half turn or so. It accelerated normally(wasnt getting on it) then began squealing again. Im puzzled between the squeal and that it will start off normally then start...
  7. Okay, just seems wierd that it would squeal that...

    Okay, just seems wierd that it would squeal that way.
  8. Okay so I tightened the slipper clutch and it...

    Okay so I tightened the slipper clutch and it made no difference. Tried loosening it and still no change. At least I think I did. In order to tighten the slipper clutch I would tighten the nut on the...
  9. That would make sense, considering I just swapped...

    That would make sense, considering I just swapped out the spur gear. Ill try that right now, thanks!
  10. Velenion 3500kv squeals with no power, then takes off?

    So Ive got bandit running the 3500kv velineon on a 8.4v 5000mah venom nimh. Everyhthing was runnjng find, I kept checking the temps motor never went over 150 and the esc barelly went over 100. Took...
  11. Is the Sidewinder SV2 esc waterproof?

    I just got a castle creations 5700kv with the sidewinder SV2. I got it running last night and today its snowing, which made me thing. Is my Sidewinder SV2 waterproof? Thanks!
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    Agreed, on pavement they are worthless beyond...

    Agreed, on pavement they are worthless beyond spraying rocks. However on grass and dirt they have worked out great for me so far. The only difficulty I have with them so far is rolling it when...
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    sorry about the terminology there Dadx they are...

    sorry about the terminology there Dadx they are 2x 8.4v 3000mah and 8.4v 5000mah venoms. I'll take a look another look at the manual.
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    Perhaps that had something to do with first...

    Perhaps that had something to do with first motor. I just installed the new castle creations 5700kv with a sidewinder sv2 esc. I've been useing a 8.4V 3s and 5s venom along with the stock 3s traxxas...
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    http://www.flickr.com/photos/93902848@N02/85425626...

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/93902848@N02/8542562624/in/photostream

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/93902848@N02/8542562826/in/photostream
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    My Rusty so far, day 13.

    Okay so I got a brushed traxxas rustler just under two weeks ago. So far I have cracked the upper deck, the front shock tower, the back right stub axle carrier and front left caster block. Luckily...
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    I missed delivery of the new motor by 6 minutes!...

    I missed delivery of the new motor by 6 minutes! Now I have to wait till 3 to pick it up, but that will give me a chance to go get a temp gun. Awesome advice, thanks again.
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    Okay, I've order a castle creations cooling fan...

    Okay, I've order a castle creations cooling fan for the 5700kv castle motor.(http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004IYEIB6/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1) So next step should be the aluminum...
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    Thanks for all the responses I got it figured...

    Thanks for all the responses I got it figured out, then proceeded to fry the motor :/ lesson learned. Thanks again.
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    Lesson learned, I've already priced a few temp...

    Lesson learned, I've already priced a few temp guns and will be making my selection tomorrow. Luckily I ordered a castle creations 5700kv with the sidewinder sv2 esc earlier today. I was running a...
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    Did I just fry my motor?

    Okay, I'm running my rustler with a Radient Reaktor Brushless 3500kv with a 26t pinion and 78t spur Talons on the back and stock rear tires on the front. I was bashing around not terribly hard as I...
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    Thats what I've been doing. Being new to RC's, I...

    Thats what I've been doing. Being new to RC's, I didnt know where to start so I just waited for the first broken part. Now that I'm running brushless I'm sure the upgrades will be coming more...
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    Thats what I've been hearing, kinda disappointedI...

    Thats what I've been hearing, kinda disappointedI got another Nimh. I'm pretty sure the charger I have now is Lipo compatible. I just ordered a Castle creations 5700KV brushless system as well as a...
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    I just purchased a rustler about two weeks ago. ...

    I just purchased a rustler about two weeks ago. Right out of the box it is a lot of fun and comes with an optional 26T pinion gear for more speed. I have already put a fair amount of money into...
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    That was my first thought, when I plugged it in...

    That was my first thought, when I plugged it in before I went to bed the charging light was on for at least 15 minutes before I fell asleep. Hopefully thats all it is. Thanks!
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