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    the only thing I've seen, isnt really a ladder...

    the only thing I've seen, isnt really a ladder chassis, but the design on the chassis braces kind of remind me of one. take a look at the dace predator. Like i said, it isnt a ladder chassis, but...
  2. ti skid plates will end all of your woes....

    ti skid plates will end all of your woes.
    basically, here is why the stock setup doesnt work.

    the skids are plastic and easily shear off. When this happens, it results that the bulk tabs that...
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    may just be shifting as soon as you git the...

    may just be shifting as soon as you git the throttle...
    have you tried easing on the throttle and accellerating at like .25-.5 throttle?

    because I am on around tank 8 and that is the only way I...
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    all hp ratings are pretty much just unreliable....

    all hp ratings are pretty much just unreliable. and numbers dont mean anything to me...
    I've ran both and the O.S. IS the better motor no matter what the numbers say
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    o.s. .18 cvr-x is the best bang for the buck...I...

    o.s. .18 cvr-x is the best bang for the buck...I used to run the fanotm, now I run the O.S. and it has alot more power all through the rpm range than the fantom did, and costs less than 100
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    just wondernig how it gets air when at an idle or...

    just wondernig how it gets air when at an idle or is there other openings than just the three that open in the middle?
  7. Thread: bulkheads

    by pedro
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    ti bends and abosrbs the impact in the same way...

    ti bends and abosrbs the impact in the same way you are talking about, but it has the advantage of springing back into its original shape unlike the al ones


    and about the hinge pin holes...
  8. Thread: bulkheads

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    titanium skids help the weak link found in the...

    titanium skids help the weak link found in the bulk design more than aluminum bulks.
    I've ripped the complete front end off of my truck a few times because the skid would rip and then the bulks have...
  9. Thread: motor mount..

    by pedro
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    i highly doubt that. It would take a pretty bad...

    i highly doubt that. It would take a pretty bad hit to break an engine block.
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    the only thing on your list I would get would...

    the only thing on your list I would get would bother getting would be the braces, the pipe, and the filter.

    The skids are okay but really not worth the money.
    the arms really arnt as great as...
  11. Thread: fuel tank

    by pedro
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    ofna 9.5 tank. thicker, larger capacity, and...

    ofna 9.5 tank.

    thicker, larger capacity, and its placement puts it further under the body and its lower profile make it less volnerable to damage when the truck flips and rolls.
    i was going...
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    i dont think richening the lsn will help it...lsn...

    i dont think richening the lsn will help it...lsn effects low speed and idle tuning. If it is messing up at high rpms, it seems the hsn may need some tuing...I would try richening it and see if it...
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    cv-rx .18 is the best value since it costs half...

    cv-rx .18 is the best value since it costs half the price and makes almost as much power.

    the tm is noticable more powerful, but to me, not enough to justify the extra 100+ dollars.

    and you can...
  14. funny thing I did with mine, but doesnt deal with...

    funny thing I did with mine, but doesnt deal with the t-maxx

    my fraternity house had an old fridge to get rid of but the city ordinance says you cant put one outside for trash pickup without first...
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    actually, the slide in method can be very...

    actually, the slide in method can be very efffective if the traction conditions are right. Thats how I hit the turn at the then of the main straight at my local track since it is hard pack with a...
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    best method I have found: squat down next to...

    best method I have found:

    squat down next to the truck,
    place knee on rear wheel to hold the truck down
    hold finger over exhaust,
    crank three times
    place glow warmer
    hold at full throttle...
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    pull starter lets you know if the motor is tuned...

    pull starter lets you know if the motor is tuned properly.
    If it doesnt start third or fourth pull, then something is wrong and you need to check the tune once you do get it started.

    I like the...
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    it is a great motor, my bro has one in his maxx...

    it is a great motor, my bro has one in his maxx and as soon as mine gets here this week I'll be replacing my fantom with one.
    that pipe should work fine, however i would recomend this header...
  19. Thread: Dace motor mount

    by pedro
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    its machined and not cast like the traxxas which...

    its machined and not cast like the traxxas which means it will be stronger reguarldess of the material.
    THat and it is lighter and has cooling fins machined into it, which helps with cooling.
    ...
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    you can buy lighter/heavier flywheels. Which one...

    you can buy lighter/heavier flywheels. Which one is right for you depends on your application.

    saying the lighter wheel will result in more torque isnt really correct, it will seem to have more...
  21. Thread: Damage!

    by pedro
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    agreed rpm is junk, i have not trouble out of my...

    agreed
    rpm is junk, i have not trouble out of my stock arms
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    300 degrees eh? basically, with your excess...

    300 degrees eh?
    basically, with your excess cooling you are getting to normal operating temperature, which means you are too lean.

    excess cooling + normal operating temp = lean condition no...
  23. Thread: pro .15 header

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    duratrax overdrive header its HUGE and greatly...

    duratrax overdrive header
    its HUGE and greatly boosts midrange
  24. Thread: t maxx shocks

    by pedro
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    Re: t maxx shocks

    if you are going to post at least make it legable
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    a properly tune engine with that much cooling...

    a properly tune engine with that much cooling would run too cold.
    maybe that sounds incorrect but it is true, a motor can be overcooled.
    If the temps dont get high enough, piston/sleeve dont expand...
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