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  1. If you do get the TI links let me know, the place...

    If you do get the TI links let me know, the place I work anodizes titanium . We can do blue that is pretty close but anodize does scratch. But it is pretty trick, and free I am looking into some...
  2. If you do get the TI links let me know, the place...

    If you do get the TI links let me know, the place I work anodizes titanium . We can do blue that is pretty close but anodize does scratch. But it is pretty trick, and free I am looking into some...
  3. How fast is fast enough for you? Mmp/3800 is good...

    How fast is fast enough for you? Mmp/3800 is good for 60+, easy. Then change gears to bash and jump. I think I paid about 175 for mine.
  4. Castle 3800 4 pole on 3s geared at 25/83 in my...

    Castle 3800 4 pole on 3s geared at 25/83 in my lowered pede is about 55/60 mph, on 2s about 38 mph.
    The SV3 4600 combo would be faster on 2s on the same gearing but would get HOT on 3s,
    The larger...
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    Bumpers, rpm stampede bumpers are good, also the...

    Bumpers, rpm stampede bumpers are good, also the 2 wd slash bumpers front and rear work well they are a little large and bulky but provide great bash proofing. And the rpm slash 2wd bumper has an...
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    Mmp/3800 23/83 on trenchers 36 mph on 2s, 50+ on...

    Mmp/3800 23/83 on trenchers 36 mph on 2s, 50+ on 3s using GPS app on iPhone
  7. eBay has transmissions for $30/35 shipped, (...

    eBay has transmissions for $30/35 shipped, ( cheaper then re building your current trans)I run stock a axles on 3s with a 4 pole 3800kv castle and have only broken 1 in a year. So shafts are...
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    There are lots of good options, traxxas big...

    There are lots of good options, traxxas big bores, losi 10t's are popular,
    The cheapest way is, aluminum caps $12/15 tini coated shafts $18/20 for both pairs, and experiment with shock oils, and...
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    You do not want to run the castle system on...

    You do not want to run the castle system on anything But a lipo. The nihm batteries don't have the kick to run a brushless system, you will be disappointed and frustrated. I melted my 7 cell 3300...
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    Drop your pinion to a 16 or lower, it will keep...

    Drop your pinion to a 16 or lower, it will keep your temps lower, rpm front bumper is a must , and some type of wheelie bar. I use a rpm slash 2wd rear bumper with the hidden wheeles and like it....
  11. Brushless is simple, in a brushed motor the...

    Brushless is simple, in a brushed motor the magnets are on the outside and the copper coil spins on the commutator using 2 phaze + - ,in a brushless motor the magnet spins and there are copper rods...
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    I have seen the best deals at "the barn floor" ...

    I have seen the best deals at "the barn floor"
    You can also check the market place here, always good stuff reasonably priced.
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    I can't comment about the flysky directly but I...

    I can't comment about the flysky directly but I have a Spektrum and the same thing happens with mine (granddaughter did the same thing)
    Don't they have an out of range kill switch of some sort?
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    With all you would spend on upgrades it may be...

    With all you would spend on upgrades it may be cheaper to just buy a new 2 wd pede VXL
    Good brushless combo, $130 to $230,
    Decent 2.4 radio $100 to 150
    Bearings $20
    Unless you have the metal...
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    You can't go wrong with any traxxas , but VXL...

    You can't go wrong with any traxxas , but VXL models are a must , they Are much better equipped then the XL5 models. I think the Slash is the best balanced beginner truck, either 2 or 4 wd. They are...
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    14 hugs? When I got my daughter her first real...

    14 hugs? When I got my daughter her first real car (escort ZX2 twin cam with a 5 speed) I only got 1 hug, I got stiffed
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    i know about 3 phase , started with stock xl5,...

    i know about 3 phase , started with stock xl5, swapped to mmp/3800 forgot Reply wit quote on kdvanb post.
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    That's one happy kid. 14 hugs for an R/C? I only...

    That's one happy kid. 14 hugs for an R/C? I only got 1 when I gave my daughter her first full size car ( Escort ZX2 twin cam 5 speed) I think I got shorted at least 5 or 6 hugs .
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    Good point, on VXL , small battery , low gear,...

    Good point, on VXL , small battery , low gear, training mode = small damage .
    I just found a rusty xl5 at LHS used for $125 complete rtr w/ a nihm quick charger. Might be in her future, ?
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    Yes, works. Yes, they look good. Not a direct...

    Yes, works. Yes, they look good. Not a direct bolt on. The 2wd slash stuff just screws in,
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    I have to double check, it could be a 2, not in...

    I have to double check, it could be a 2, not in the market myself so it was just a glance,. But there is a place in Manchester CT. On Hilliard ave that (I think) had a "3"/3800 kit about $150
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    Was just at my LHS had a sv3 /3800 combo for...

    Was just at my LHS had a sv3 /3800 combo for $121.00 sorry you have to wait till march. Don't you have a LHS?
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    Welcome back, sounds like a sweet ride. I love my...

    Welcome back, sounds like a sweet ride. I love my spectrum radio,
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    Not sure if I can go all out like your pede bug,...

    Not sure if I can go all out like your pede bug, awesome job btw, how excited was she? But she is a good sport about flipping mine over when it crashes so I owe her I guess.
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    Tra 5116 is the part# for the bearings 8 total...

    Tra 5116 is the part# for the bearings 8 total needed , also depending on your budget look into rpm carriers, much tougher then stock.
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