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    If your going with 3S, just keep an eye on ESC /...

    If your going with 3S, just keep an eye on ESC / Motor temps.
    Went out with my son yesterday to do some bashing on asphalt (parking lot) and he runs a 3S with his Rusty VXL and stock gearing. He...
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    Yes, sorry about that Billy - replacing the stock...

    Yes, sorry about that Billy - replacing the stock gearbox with the hybrid one this weekend, and will use lithium grease to lube up the gears. Leaving stock diff as is....


    Thanks for all your help
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    Thank you all for the information. The FLM diff...

    Thank you all for the information. The FLM diff looks sick ! Hot Racing makes one too. Definitely worth the money.

    Another question - would it be OK to use Mobil 1 synthetic grease (red) instead...
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    Tinkering with Diff on 2WD Slash ?

    Hello all,

    Going to be installing the hybrid gear box for Slash 2WD. So, while I am in there, wondering if it will be worth it to do seal mod on stock diff gear and fill with oil/grease ? Strictly...
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    +1 on throttle control. You can also put limiters...

    +1 on throttle control. You can also put limiters in the front shocks.
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    Thanks !! Bobby D

    Thanks !!

    Bobby D
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    Running a 2wd slash vxl system for pavement...

    Running a 2wd slash vxl system for pavement bashing. I replaced all four stock shocks with the big bores, using Traxxas shock oil. Also installed limiters in front shocks to drop front end about 1/4...
  8. Thread: Which charger

    by bobbyd
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    Cant go wrong with the SPC lipo's. I use the...

    Cant go wrong with the SPC lipo's. I use the Hitec X1 charger. It will charge Lipo/Nimh/Nicad and Pb (lead acid) and easy to use. Also has a Lipo storage charge setting.



    Bobby D.
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    Mostly a pavement basher here, so I run the...

    Mostly a pavement basher here, so I run the Proline 2.2 street fighters on the rear of my Slash 2WD vxl, and kept the stock tires on the front.

    I find that they grab pretty well and noticing...
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    +1 on the street fighters... Bobby D

    +1 on the street fighters...

    Bobby D
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    Not to hijack thread.... Hey FuriousSlash,...

    Not to hijack thread....

    Hey FuriousSlash, love your Slash lid, is that a custom one ?

    Bobby D
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    I run the 2WD VXL with SPC's 3S Lipo 4300mah 40C...

    I run the 2WD VXL with SPC's 3S Lipo 4300mah 40C with stock gearing and street fighter tires on the rear.
    Saying the truck is quick is an understatement.

    I get over a half hour easily, but I...
  13. I put on a set of Street fighters rear tires for...

    I put on a set of Street fighters rear tires for my slash this weekend, as I do most of my bashing on pavement. Wow, they really grip. Good luck on the track.

    Bobby D
  14. Cool, didn't realize that. I am using the multi...

    Cool, didn't realize that. I am using the multi function knob for throttle sensitivity so my slash doesn't leave the atmosphere when I hit throttle on 3S lol... (knob fully right). I will look into...
  15. Hey Crasher, Your TQI has two red buttons on...

    Hey Crasher,
    Your TQI has two red buttons on top, right ? (Menu and set). You can use them to re-program the multi-function knob for throttle. I think its factory set as a steering sensitivity...
  16. Thread: New Slash owner

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    I am running mine with a 3S lipo 4300 mah batt...

    I am running mine with a 3S lipo 4300 mah batt with stock gearing for the 2WD vxl and its a rocket !
    Just keep an eye on the motor/ESC temps with the lipo and go easy on the throttle !


    Bobby D
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    Hi Hurley, Heading to LHS Saturday to pick up...

    Hi Hurley,

    Heading to LHS Saturday to pick up heatsink for motor. I will look for the TRX fan.
    Running Stock gearing on Slash - 23/86 I think.

    Bob
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    Naples, First time running the 3S, hit throttle...

    Naples,
    First time running the 3S, hit throttle a bit too hard, as I was used to running the stock battery, and slash took off with the front wheels in the air, dragging the rear bumper on the...
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    Thank you all for the great information. I...

    Thank you all for the great information. I decided to go with the Big bores (got a nice deal) with the Losi springs.

    Bob
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    Rear Shock upgrade ?

    Hello all,

    Newbie to RC and having a ball with my stock Slash 2WD VXL, especially after running it with the Lipo 3S !!
    During my last bashing session, I bent one of the rear shock shafts. My...
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