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    I've also got a nice Jato. It's got a 2.5R and...

    I've also got a nice Jato. It's got a 2.5R and has been made a little off-road friendly. Pm me for more details. I can email or text you pics and a price if you might be interested.
  2. Thread: Whos got it?

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    Gotta wait until they get mine and check it out....

    Gotta wait until they get mine and check it out. Then they'll decide if its faulty and can be fixed, or if it will be replaced. Since this has happened to more than just me, I have a feeling it's...
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    There apparently is an issue with the new TQ...

    There apparently is an issue with the new TQ systems, as after only a five minute conversation with Traxxas support they suggested a return so they could check it out and repair or replace it if...
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    For a car body, try Parma/PSE in Ohio. They have...

    For a car body, try Parma/PSE in Ohio. They have a '55 Chevy body that's almost a direct fit. I'm getting one soon, too. I want to make a dirt stock car.
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    Go for it. I highly recommend it. It's not...

    Go for it. I highly recommend it. It's not perfect (what is?), but it's an awesome truck. For under $400 it cannot be beat!
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    If you're going to re-build to stock specs and...

    If you're going to re-build to stock specs and with stock parts, you won't have a whole lot in it if you buy smart. If you hop it up, it will definitely cost you more than you'd get out of it. I...
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    Be sure to get a set of sway bars and install...

    Be sure to get a set of sway bars and install them. They are definitely worth the time and trouble, and they're fairly inexpensive. I expected a slight difference when I put them on mine, but what I...
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    Something that gives smoother, and easier control...

    Something that gives smoother, and easier control inputs with more precision is exactly what a racer needs. I'd never have guessed either that it would make that much of a difference. It's awesome...
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    There is one big reason to get it. Do you want...

    There is one big reason to get it. Do you want it? If so, buy it. While it could use a few minor upgrades, it drive able as it comes. I haven't finished breaking mine in yet, and I will when it warms...
  10. Thread: Whos got it?

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    westoakmech, Have you driven a nitro Slash? Do...

    westoakmech,

    Have you driven a nitro Slash? Do you have firsthand experience with one? The 2.4 GHz radio system in the nitro Slash apparently has some sort of problem in some units. Control of the...
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    I'll post pics when I'm on my computer, but I put...

    I'll post pics when I'm on my computer, but I put nerf bars from an electric Slash on this one. I just installed them upside down so that the didnt drag and interfere with the ground clearance. They...
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    The new radio looks like the TQi but without the...

    The new radio looks like the TQi but without the docking port, and has an antenna that is long enough to fill the antenna tube sticking out of the top of the truck. It's not even a range issue, as I...
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    I suggest we both call Traxxas support on Monday...

    I suggest we both call Traxxas support on Monday and at least let them know of this issue. They can't help us fix it if they don't know it exists.
  14. Ditto. Had the same problem. Kept the wand and...

    Ditto. Had the same problem. Kept the wand and use it with a glow starter. It's a pain but it works better anyway.
  15. Thread: Whos got it?

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    2.4 Ghz radios usually have a built in fail-safe...

    2.4 Ghz radios usually have a built in fail-safe that returns the throttle to the neutral position if there is strong interference or if the signal is lost. The owner's manual says this system does....
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    Sad! I think of how many kids out there that see...

    Sad! I think of how many kids out there that see the Traxxas commercials on tv and want one but can't afford it. Then I see idiots like this destroy an awesome Slash and laugh about it.

    The new...
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    Having the same problem with a nitro Slash. The...

    Having the same problem with a nitro Slash. The radio is the new 2.4 TQ system. It does have a long receiver antenna, and it's basically the innards of the original TQ 2.4 with the receiver shape of...
  18. I had the same issue, and did two simple fixes to...

    I had the same issue, and did two simple fixes to make it go almost totally away. First, as said above, dial in some more pre-load. I also got a set of Progressive 1 suspension rockers. I left the...
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    I tried it and it really tamed the beast. It's...

    I tried it and it really tamed the beast. It's still plenty fast and has more than enough torque. It's also behaves a lot better. I went back to the 3.3 after my experiment only because I wanted to...
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    I had the runaway happen, too, and I'm not real...

    I had the runaway happen, too, and I'm not real pleased about it. Fortunately it was when I was in a left turn and it was only about 30 minutes of run time. The servos got very glitchy and went away...
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    Got one a few weeks ago, and I've done a few...

    Got one a few weeks ago, and I've done a few mods. I can post pics of it, but Winter weather has kept me from driving it.
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    I'm waiting for weather over 40 degrees and no...

    I'm waiting for weather over 40 degrees and no rain. I can post some pics, but south-central PA weather hasn't been cooperating for break-in or running just yet.
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    WTB: Slash/Slayer wheels and tires.

    I'm converting a Slash to a late model stock car and am building a trailer for it. I'm in need of a set of 4 Traxxas wheels and tires for cheap. They can be worn and even have small tears or whatever...
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    Trade for an rtr Jato with a new 2.5R? It's only...

    Trade for an rtr Jato with a new 2.5R? It's only got an AM TQ in it, so if we trade, you could keep your 2.4gig, and I'd keep the TQ.
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    I've got a pair of Stampede talon tires mounted...

    I've got a pair of Stampede talon tires mounted on stock rims that are like new, Revo/T-Maxx 3.3 driveshafts, and a bunch of other parts. PM me with what you'd need for a trade, and I'll see if I...
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