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    Seeing your vid, I think there's way too much...

    Seeing your vid, I think there's way too much front grip. It seems pretty difficult to get a clean in-out line through the turns. You could try stiffening the front softening the rear a little. Try...
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    If these keep on going...soon Lipo will be...

    If these keep on going...soon Lipo will be banned. I'm tired of seeing posts where people state that Lipos is dangerous..without actually experience running Lipo in their RC cars! Lipo is only...
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    Simple..swap your VXL, and drop in his brushd...

    Simple..swap your VXL, and drop in his brushd XL5+Titan in your 4x4! Your son should be giving you a hard time LOL.
    But just curious how 'fast' is the 4x4 with a brushed setup?
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    So new Slash owners are growing at a rate similar...

    So new Slash owners are growing at a rate similar to zit breakouts on teenager's face LOL...which is good! It's been 2 years since I got my Slash. It might not be the most ideal race platform, but it...
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    @Federally I actually used my Ultrashock pistons...

    @Federally
    I actually used my Ultrashock pistons in my BB shocks..very smooth no binding. I did this because I needed a one hole piston so I looked it up on the Slash parts tree and voila..perfect...
  6. My Slash is due for an annual overhaul. No...

    My Slash is due for an annual overhaul. No upgrades just keeping things in tip top shape:
    1. 14 pieces of 5x11 bearings for wheels and gearbox.
    2. 4 pieces of 5x8 for the bellcranks
    3. 2 pieces of...
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    Just to clear things out and some misperceptions...

    Just to clear things out and some misperceptions :) I own both the BBs and Ultras. The outer diameter of the shock body is smaller in the BB compared to the Ultra no doubt about that. But the inner...
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    Get a set of good tyarrss..if your slash is still...

    Get a set of good tyarrss..if your slash is still stock powered, you won't benefit much from huge suspension & chassis upgrades since you won't have enough speed to exploit the chassis limit. Tires...
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    I don't see any probs with integy gearbox. A...

    I don't see any probs with integy gearbox. A friend of mine is running it without issues...and yes it had seen heavy offroad track abuse. I've heard bad things about Integy alum parts, but their...
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    Since offroad and pavement are two differing ends...

    Since offroad and pavement are two differing ends of the spectrum I would suggest something in between. Try 40-50wt F/R. Move the front shock's arm mounting to the outtermost hole and move the rear...
  11. @OCD RC Very nice setup, I've been wanting to do...

    @OCD RC
    Very nice setup, I've been wanting to do this since I own the Slash..maybe I should get another one for street running too LOL. You would further lower the CG if you use 2.2 wheels paired...
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    ^very true^ RPM's plastic is just more flexible...

    ^very true^ RPM's plastic is just more flexible than the stockers, and in these areas (caster, rear carriers and steering blocks) rigidity of alum is a must. Except if you run king pins from an...
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    Make sure to spread each drop of glue evenly on...

    Make sure to spread each drop of glue evenly on the rim's bead channel..And for those stating that good glue jobs is the bad looking ones (with excess glue around the lips, since more glue means more...
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    SC 4x4's are known to suck battery juice rather...

    SC 4x4's are known to suck battery juice rather fast LOL..I would suggest getting bigger 5000mah or above 2s Lipo..Yes ******* Lipos are good and unbeatable for the price. 3genracing, that's a good...
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    Try alum hexes..good ones like STRC's will make...

    Try alum hexes..good ones like STRC's will make the tires spin truer. Been using them for a year now for a rock solid hubs. But due to the abuse the Slash is subjected too, a slight wobble is...
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    More speed? Try 31t pinion on 76t spur..AND..an...

    More speed? Try 31t pinion on 76t spur..AND..an alum gearbox. A friend ran this combo, VXL on 2s, he installed an Integy alum gearbox to soak up the heat. The motor stayed around 150-165.. 31/76 on...
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    Great, reminds me when I was your age, I love to...

    Great, reminds me when I was your age, I love to draw cars too, which is why I was majoring Automotive Product Design in the Faculty of Art and Design during my college years. Good on ya mate, keep...
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    A lenghtened Rustler chassis like the STRC kit...

    A lenghtened Rustler chassis like the STRC kit would make a nice low cog steet truck. As for bodies, if you buy aftermarket bodies you can leave the front, sides and rear a little, don't cut it all...
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    Fast enuff to wipe off the smirk on Blitz owners...

    Fast enuff to wipe off the smirk on Blitz owners face on the track, mate! LOL
    So you're 14 huh? You really know your stuff when it comes to cars, by reading your previous post. Yea I remembered...
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    http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh164/Out_Of_Si...

    http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh164/Out_Of_Sight1572/orange.jpg

    "Hello, I'm Nemo..nice to beat you". Err ..pardon his manners...he meant to say 'meet' you. :D
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    How do you measure spring rates??

    Guys, I've been meaning to try different set of springs for my bigbore shocks. I need to know how you guys measure spring rates? How can I tell what the bigbore spring rates are? Is there a measuring...
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    @federally I see...I didn't notice that. If the...

    @federally
    I see...I didn't notice that. If the tires are Proline's, maybe they could send him a new one as well.

    @Abyss
    Yeah that's true (the oven part!). But you should watch the temp or...
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    Wise decision! Xmas is near anyway, just be...

    Wise decision! Xmas is near anyway, just be patient, it IS worth the wait, and what a joyful moment that would be on Xmas morning to open your gifts..with a big smile! Just think how that makes your...
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    Spacers or preload spacers are those spring clips...

    Spacers or preload spacers are those spring clips with varying thicknesses that you attach on the shocks :) Here's a vid of simple way to cover up the hole. hope this helps.
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    Well, I haven't actually driven in sand before,...

    Well, I haven't actually driven in sand before, but I'd driven the truck in very soft surfaces like deep mud. First get the right tires, you'd want paddles on the rear, check out Proline's web. You...
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