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    go with the 3500... you can change you gearing to...

    go with the 3500... you can change you gearing to have same speed than the 4000... but the 4000, with 3s, will bring you more than 40 000 rpm, wich is, i think, a little bit high for a bl motor (i...
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    for 3s lipo, go with 3500kv. for 2s, 4000 or...

    for 3s lipo, go with 3500kv. for 2s, 4000 or 4600!!!!
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    1 suggestion... buy a ir thermometer (10$ on...

    1 suggestion... buy a ir thermometer (10$ on ebay)... probably your motor was ok ( 2s on a flat baseball field doesn't usualy burn a motor...). it will give you a certain peace of mind knowing how...
  4. 5s is the sweet spot in my opininion... and buy...

    5s is the sweet spot in my opininion... and buy decent tire... badlands give very good grip (better acceleration on rough terrain and better control when you turn). minor adjustment like vdp and...
  5. i have the gh one... it was in stock and cheaper...

    i have the gh one... it was in stock and cheaper than the kh at my lhs. so far so good. direct fit, bearing is strong. i can recommend it.
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    you probably don't need the alum. skids... if you...

    you probably don't need the alum. skids... if you want to stiffen the chassis, find a thread here about rear bracket chassis mod (something like this)... probably less then 10$ for the mod and it's...
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    i don't have experience with integy a-arm, but...

    i don't have experience with integy a-arm, but every part i bought from them was cheap aluminium that bent easily. some upgrade are ok (like the tranny for the rustler or the hex tool), but 90% of...
  8. i just bought a toro esc/motor combo for 99$. ...

    i just bought a toro esc/motor combo for 99$. 120 amp 4s capable esc and a 4 pole 4000kv (bigger can then stock... 65 mm long instead of 50). it's the same has the tenshock but cheaper... and i...
  9. there is plenty of cheap option for a new...

    there is plenty of cheap option for a new brushless motor/system. go to rc hobby or hobby hot and you can find a decent motor for a decent price. or try to sell your esc and buy a new system more...
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    you can do 2turn of tape... but it should be ok...

    you can do 2turn of tape... but it should be ok with one. unless you want to do 100mph speed run. Important : balance your tires.
  11. get the erevo brushless instead... more versatile...

    get the erevo brushless instead... more versatile and stronger out of the box!!! nothing wrong with the embe... but there's a big gap in performance between the embe and the erbe. I go bash with a...
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    temp gun can be bought for 10$ on ebay... docking...

    temp gun can be bought for 10$ on ebay... docking base with telem. will be much more. If you have extra cash, you can change tires... but it would help if you tell us what your planning to do with...
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    lipo batterry, aluminium motor mount and stronger...

    lipo batterry, aluminium motor mount and stronger driveshaft... is it the plain stock version or ultimate/platinium??? temp gun also
  14. good advice, a seized bearing could destroy your...

    good advice, a seized bearing could destroy your gears easily with such a powerfull motor.

    buy a aluminium motor mount with an oversize bearing in it, like the kingheadz or golden horizon (i put...
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    you can try the max 2.5 mod... very strong on my...

    you can try the max 2.5 mod... very strong on my slash 4x4

    http://traxxas.com/forums/showthread.php?526039-How-to-MOD-Stronger-rear-axles-for-under-35!

    i think they mentionned also the revo...
  16. if one day you switch to lipo (to get the best...

    if one day you switch to lipo (to get the best out of your beast), you can run it with 5 cell lipo ( one 2cell on one side and one 3 cell on the other)... i feel it's the sweet spot between having...
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    Maybe your pillow ball are to tight???

    Maybe your pillow ball are to tight???
  18. turnigy 4 poles 1900 or 2000 kv or trackstar 2560...

    ******* 4 poles 1900 or 2000 kv or ********* 2560 kv 6 poles... around 40-50$ (+ shipping from hong kong)... if your in us, the ********* is avalaible from the us warehouse...
  19. go look for a tacon motor at hobbypartz or you...

    go look for a tacon motor at hobbypartz or you can get a chinese motor like a ******* 4 pole for 50-60$. cannot mention store name here... they even have 80 to 150 amp esc for cheap... they wont be...
  20. it's buggy wheels... i don't know what kind since...

    it's buggy wheels... i don't know what kind since i bought it used. they have 17mm hex. didn't have any broblems to fit the 2.8 trenchers on it. just had to adjust the height of the post with...
  21. i just put rear big bore shock in the front......

    i just put rear big bore shock in the front... they are a little bit to long (2-3mm) but they look like a better choice for a basher rig... i have more travel with them and better absorbtion before...
  22. to be honest, i'm testing the motor, i have a...

    to be honest, i'm testing the motor, i have a 3500 vxl that i can take from my rusty, but i think that this motor is more adequate for this set up... the first two run,motor was really hot (no...
  23. Here it is... bought a roller, and taaadaaammm

    Here's my new slash 4x4... bought the roller for 240 (platinium ed.) shipped with a lipo, 2 set of buggy tires (1good set, 1 completly bald). i already had a spare mmm esc, bought a chiness motor...
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    taping tires

    i just bought some trencher tires for offroad use on my slash 4x4. I use to tape my tires on my erevo. should i do the same for the slash. Did someone ever have their tires to explose or ripe on...
  25. i order a 2370 kv, 3674 can, from the hong kong...

    i order a 2370 kv, 3674 can, from the hong kong store (the one who must not be named)... should be here in a week... it's a 2pole, but must be pretty strong for a slash 4x4... 48$ including...
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