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  1. I side with Cooleocool, I use standard 30wt motor...

    I side with Cooleocool, I use standard 30wt motor oil like the Traxxas DVD states to use. I have two stock filters I keep at the ready and I rotate between the three filters. I clean mine with good...
  2. Thread: wheel ???

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    I super glued my hexes into my wheels. No more...

    I super glued my hexes into my wheels. No more problem. Only issue is it takes some practice to keep the pin centered and put the wheel back on. Since I have done this, I have yet to loose another...
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    If it is too loose, you will not have good power...

    If it is too loose, you will not have good power off the line, the engine may over rev if you go full throttle, you will also have a difficult time getting the trans to shift to 2nd.
    If it is too...
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    I adjust my slipper clutch by putting a allen...

    I adjust my slipper clutch by putting a allen wrench through the hole at the front of the input shaft opposit of the slipper, then tighten the slipper till it is somewhat difficult to turn with just...
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    Interesting, no, I didn't see that, I was...

    Interesting, no, I didn't see that, I was cleaning out my filter from my fish tank and had one of those moments. :) I can see your point with the pressure, or even, too much pressure causing a...
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    Keeping Positive Fuel Pressure

    After reading some of the posts and after experiancing the running lean issue myself, I was thinking...When you release the throttle, most of the pressure escapes out through the muffler, what, if...
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    My friends call it "The Woodchucker" because once...

    My friends call it "The Woodchucker" because once while I was out at the farm I chased a woodchuck around with it. They want me to get a clear body and paint it with red splatters on the front and...
  8. Thread: Ouch!!!

    by athlon770
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    While I have never lost an e-clip, just for the...

    While I have never lost an e-clip, just for the "just in case it happens" part of me, I put a screw at the very tip of the shaft with some locktite. Now that I see the damage, all I can say is WOW!
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    Homer Simpson said it best...Doh!

    Homer Simpson said it best...Doh!
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    http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=L...

    http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXMHR3&P=ML

    Traxxas 3.3 IPS Shaft, and you even get the pull start for a back up if your EZ-Start ever fails. 150.00. This way you keep your...
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    With that sentance, I don't think it is a idle or...

    With that sentance, I don't think it is a idle or servo setting.

    WHY?, are you stating that at idle, the truck continues to move but once you apply the breaks the engine dies? If so, I agree with...
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    I would think that every starting option except...

    I would think that every starting option except the starter box would require the one way bearing so that would void that point out. Also, I have heard (probably on this very forum) that one bad...
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    Nitro Chicken, thanks for the post, I however...

    Nitro Chicken, thanks for the post, I however would like your opinion being a Traxxas Employee. Are you saying there is no issue with running a high nitro content fuel (lets say above 25% nitro) and...
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    Oomp, that is a perefect explaination of...

    Oomp, that is a perefect explaination of detonation and the use of the "correct" plug in a nitro engine. And to be honest, where I was going in the first place when I stated there was too much...
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    dkky, I know the 3.3 is designed to use and that...

    dkky, I know the 3.3 is designed to use and that the Traxxas plugs are all long style plugs, I was just putting another option out there for a cause of the breakage. I use the Super Duty Long plug,...
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    Not to dissagree with you Oomp, but this taken...

    Not to dissagree with you Oomp, but this taken from Towerhobbies site:
    "This is the McCoy MC-59 Standard Long Plug (No Idle Bar) with a Hot element that's designed for use with Low to Medium Nitro...
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    Dandiggler, I would not think the Scott Bright...

    Dandiggler, I would not think the Scott Bright would have done anything to cause the motor to seize up and snap the connecting rod. I would however say there was too much compression with that...
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    The shoes are all the same, just the spring that...

    The shoes are all the same, just the spring that wraps around them is what they change. I have them and did not notice any difference from the stock spring that came with my original 2.5r. So...
  19. Thread: pull start

    by athlon770
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    I hear ya, I had a real "senior" moment once and...

    I hear ya, I had a real "senior" moment once and was showboating the Revo when I got this stupid idea to make a high speed run past a tree. Lets just say I didn't make it past the tree. :) Hit the...
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    Yep, like dkky996 stated, the 3.3 shows/feels...

    Yep, like dkky996 stated, the 3.3 shows/feels like it has more power than the OS.18, of course I have the TM version, there is also a TZ version with has more power but also has to be modified a...
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    dandiggler, sorry to hear about the 3.3, I am...

    dandiggler, sorry to hear about the 3.3, I am sure that if you contact Traxxas support they could help you out. Every manufacture has their issues, if this were a OS forum, you would be hearing bad...
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    I snapped the pin that holds the main gear in...

    I snapped the pin that holds the main gear in place inside the trans. There was still half of it holding the gear stationary so the truck still worked as normal, but the other half was loose inside...
  23. Thread: engine idle

    by athlon770
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    I did the same thing when I took my 2.5r appart...

    I did the same thing when I took my 2.5r appart the first time. It sounded wierd (muffled) when running, and would not stay running no matter what I did. Took it back apart and noticed my mistake. ...
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    Icepick, interesting article from RPM, thanks on...

    Icepick, interesting article from RPM, thanks on the post. Basher, I highly recomend what mritzmann stated. There are multiple ways to remove the tire from the rim without destroying either (or...
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    Hey Tmaxxer, sorry to hear about the bad luck. I...

    Hey Tmaxxer, sorry to hear about the bad luck. I would first try spraying some WD-40 onto the bearing to see if that won't free it. If not, try filling up a small plastic cup with enough WD-40 to...
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