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    Which tires to keep or sell

    Have a few sets of track tires I acquired in purchases of used trucks. We (son and I) are not racers, but do go to the indoor track to mess around sometime. As a newbie I'm not sure which ones I...
  2. Thread: New Slash Owner

    by fxman
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    Bottom bag looks like the battery spacer. If you...

    Bottom bag looks like the battery spacer. If you have a small battery it will stop it from sliding around. 5000 nimh is a big difference from the stock 3000. But, if you look around good lipos can...
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    I'm a newbie but I would say for speed better...

    I'm a newbie but I would say for speed better batteries for handling I would say sway bars. I had one with sway bars and one without and the sway bars made a world of difference in reducing flipping...
  4. Thread: is it me

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    Do you have a shoe fetish too!!! :) Luckly I was...

    Do you have a shoe fetish too!!! :) Luckly I was given about 4 really good sets with cars I have bought. I need some street tires but don't want to drop the cash for them.
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    Went out and ran the car for about 3-5 minutes...

    Went out and ran the car for about 3-5 minutes yesterday. It seems to have less punch with the 23, but a little more top end speed. I definitely think the Titan is a better performer for this car,...
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    Switch over to the 23 tooth today, but didn't get...

    Switch over to the 23 tooth today, but didn't get to run it. I will let you know tomorrow what I think.
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    No haven't really had time to play with it. I am...

    No haven't really had time to play with it. I am going to throw the 23 on to see if there is much of a difference. I was hoping Pavementsurfer would get back around to give a few setup suggestions....
  8. What was your motor temp at the end of the run?

    What was your motor temp at the end of the run?
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    A lot of people are using silicone base grease. ...

    A lot of people are using silicone base grease. It seems the the thicker the better all the way up to 500k weight. There are some that have even used silly putty. The Slash diffs are not sealed so...
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    Do you have a recommended gearing for pavement...

    Do you have a recommended gearing for pavement and bashing? I would think a 21/86 would work for our local track since there are not a lot of flat areas. The low end punch would work well for the...
  11. Thread: motor?

    by fxman
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    Mine has the Castle Creation 3900 DTS setup and...

    Mine has the Castle Creation 3900 DTS setup and it seems to have quite a bit of torc and top end speed, but I don't have anything to compare it to but the stock BL and it seems faster. It is 130.00...
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    Thanks Magnum. I have two different 2wd and put...

    Thanks Magnum. I have two different 2wd and put one in each. They are brand new motors. Broke them in for 30 min per the instructions. Took them out and ran them twice each on pavement. They both...
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    Question for the s 600 motor owners

    I recently purchased a s 600. In short, it seems to be much slower on the top end then the Titan. I have it geared at 19/86. It does punch but seem to stabilize quick. I have ran a venom 5000 and...
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    Breaking in a new brushed motor

    I have read and watched a lot of stuff on breaking in a new motor. Wet, dry etc. But one thing I have not seen anyone do is simply connect the loose motor to the esc, drop it in a glass or bowl of...
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    Motor or ESC?

    Motor or ESC?
  16. Thread: Goin' LiPo

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    Word of advice, TAKE IT SLOW!!! I put in my...

    Word of advice, TAKE IT SLOW!!! I put in my first Lipo last week and on the first speed run wobbled a little, flipped and snapped the steering knuckle like it was a twig. More speed=More broken...
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    Oh man what did I do??

    Well I was able to upgrade my 2wd to a 4x4 Ultimate almost dollar for dollar. (Sweet deal) As of now it is still in the garage out of the line of site of the spouse. After going through my 2wd last...
  18. Thread: $100.00 to spend

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    Chuck works LCG kit

    Chuck works LCG kit
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    In the end I really want a parking lot racer...

    In the end I really want a parking lot racer (Slash) the track here is a little much for me. Great track but a big learning curve. We won't be running in tall grass, our parks here are very well...
  20. Thread: Too fast

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    And great expense. Hey since it's all snowy and...

    And great expense. Hey since it's all snowy and wet up there and you finally finished your custom build. You are more then welcome to send it down here to our nice 75+ weather for testing. I will...
  21. Thread: Too fast

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    Trust me, me too!!!

    Trust me, me too!!!
  22. Thread: Too fast

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    Might have to meet you at Mike's and show you...

    Might have to meet you at Mike's and show you what's up!! :)
  23. Thread: Too fast

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    Too fast

    Spent the whole weekend cleaning, greasing and oiling my truck top to bottom. Went out today and did a speed run. Small wobble flipped it and snapped the front knuckle. Insane!! I have the Castle...
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    Need your opinion (I know you have one)

    I have a 2wd with a Castle 3900 motor. Which was fine until a friend decided to get a Ultimate Slash. His reasoning was that the 4x4 would do better in fields and grass and such. I think he just...
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    No, it is a 2wd

    No, it is a 2wd
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