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    Yup - direct replacement with stock a arms. Just...

    Yup - direct replacement with stock a arms. Just replaced 3 stock ones this weekend.
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    Looks great - please report back on how they work

    Looks great - please report back on how they work
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    Colorado, nice. I also really like the TBone...

    Colorado, nice. I also really like the TBone front bumper and under tray. The tray takes some extra time to remove when you need to work on it, but it keeps everything mint and it doesn't get hung up...
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    Nice truck good dad :) My now 6 year old is...

    Nice truck good dad :) My now 6 year old is loving his mini summit, doing another round of upgrades now (RPM A arms, CVDs all around and I'm adding your shock bodies and axle carriers to the list. If...
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    Hi guys, just wanted to update - I (well, my son...

    Hi guys, just wanted to update - I (well, my son :)) has over 50 runs on this fan setup and even in 90 degree plus weather through grass she runs great and the electronics stay around 120. THis is...
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    Thanks guys, I finally got my 390 servo and she...

    Thanks guys, I finally got my 390 servo and she works like a charm.
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    I tried the 15T Robinson and the grub screw...

    I tried the 15T Robinson and the grub screw interfered with the gear mesh (on my VXL with stock spur) - Z*, this wasn't an issue?
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    Spoke to Hitec - going to send it back for...

    Spoke to Hitec - going to send it back for warranty replacement, they think its bad.
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    Perhaps I got a bad 5085 servo? Thanks

    Perhaps I got a bad 5085 servo? Thanks
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    Thanks, black to the right channel 1 (bottom)

    Thanks, black to the right channel 1 (bottom)
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    HS5085MG Programming help

    Guys, the stock servo gave out (maybe 25-30 runs) - I can't get any response from the new 5085MG I just installed, I've seen some comments on reversing related to the 390, but do I need any special...
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    JPF, I'm running a tranny flip with stock...

    JPF, I'm running a tranny flip with stock gearing, F/R LEDs and 2 fans (see my earlier post http://traxxas.com/forums/showthread.php?8960096-Fan-selection-for-VXL-ESC-amp-Motor) and with one NIMH...
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    I haven't tried an 11, but I will say that after...

    I haven't tried an 11, but I will say that after doing my tranny flip I bought a Robinson 15T pinion and the grub screw interfered with the spur gear.
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    I just got the castle blower (around the traxxas...

    I just got the castle blower (around the traxxas blue heatsink) and muchmore fan (on the esc) installed -
    all connected to the receiver BEC with the front and rear LED's from the big summit. I will...
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    Thats a good question farmer - I've seen some...

    Thats a good question farmer - I've seen some references to 2.5 amps (and these fans seem to be 1/4 amp) for the receiver as a whole, steering servo 1 amp and seemingly enough room for 2 of the fans...
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    Fan selection for VXL ESC & Motor?

    Hi guys, now that I have the temps under control through the pinion swap and tranny flip, I would like to add a fan setup. I've heard the integy heatsink/fan has issues, I have the traxxas heatsink...
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    I ran 3 packs through it after the tranny flip...

    I ran 3 packs through it after the tranny flip and 15T pinion today - 50% grass, 50% pavement. Didn't go into thermal mode
    and was markedly cooler than pre-tranny flip/15T pinion. Thanks guys. I'm...
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    Thanks Jimmy, right after I posted above I did...

    Thanks Jimmy, right after I posted above I did the trans flip and put a 15T pinion in. Everything feels smooth though I haven't ru power through it yet. Charging the packs now - report back
    on how...
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    Current running conditions mix of grass and...

    Current running conditions mix of grass and pavement (mostly grass), current pinion stock 16 tooth probably averaged between 1/4 and 1/2 throttle with my son driving. Only mods are T-Bone bumpers,...
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    Thank you fellas.

    Thank you fellas.
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    Thanks Jimmie - we took it out a third time (he...

    Thanks Jimmie - we took it out a third time (he was so excited) it went into thermal shutdown after 5/6 minutes of running.
    I don't have a heat gun, unfortunately. FYI this was on the NIMH 1200...
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    Hi guys, well I added the traxxas motor heatsink,...

    Hi guys, well I added the traxxas motor heatsink, LED kit and today we gave it to him. I'm very impressed with the performance and he did great with it, however the esc ran hotter than I would like....
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    Thanks everybody, very helpful. SD - in training...

    Thanks everybody, very helpful. SD - in training mode with the 14/55 gearing does that mean a 10 mph top speed? any cogging issues? What battery setup are you running? JPFarmer, sorry to hear - I,...
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    VXL Mods for 4 year old?

    Hi guys, just ordered a new Summit VXL for my son - haven't touched an RC car in 20 years. Will probably run it mostly in grass/driveway etc. Planning to run on NIMH. I want to make it as...
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