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    Pretty much this, mine was getting hot on 2s...

    Pretty much this, mine was getting hot on 2s running 13/53 at a hard packed clay track, i would advise getting a better combo which can handle the speeds and punishment you want to give it.
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    Looking great, gonna give something like that a...

    Looking great, gonna give something like that a crack soon myself, just have to settle on what body to go for.
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    Nice colour on the body, but will be interested...

    Nice colour on the body, but will be interested to hear other peoples opinions on air vents as i think i will have to cut some in mine as well....
  4. Thread: traxxas vxl

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    Yeah from my limited experience the vxl is qquite...

    Yeah from my limited experience the vxl is qquite good, running on 2S is fine but if running on 3S just keep an eye on temps and you should be fine.
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    I am pretty sure the stock oil is 40wt, make sure...

    I am pretty sure the stock oil is 40wt, make sure they shocks are full of oil before going heavier then you might think about going 50 or 60wt with heavier springs, the springs are what will make it...
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    Nice looking body, would be almost too scared to...

    Nice looking body, would be almost too scared to put on car and trashing it...
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    As others have said thats for the slash 4x4 the...

    As others have said thats for the slash 4x4 the 2wd runs 48p
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    If you want longer run times i would be looking...

    If you want longer run times i would be looking to changing to lipo and having a spare battery or 2 so you can change them over and continue running... something like a 5000mah 2S should be a good...
  9. Thread: Shocks

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    Yeah if you want "softer" shocks you would be...

    Yeah if you want "softer" shocks you would be looking at 'lighter/softer' springs and lighter (10 - 20wt) shock oil i think the stock oil is 40wt??
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    Well it does say from 2 - 4s so you HOPE it...

    Well it does say from 2 - 4s so you HOPE it handled 3s without majot heat issues....
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    WOW, thats a HEAP of carnage for the one...

    WOW, thats a HEAP of carnage for the one crash........
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    Might be obvious but if the overall diameter of...

    Might be obvious but if the overall diameter of the 1/8 is the same then it is not going to increase the ride height or alter the speed, what it does mean is that it will have less "give and flex" in...
  13. Thread: Upgrades

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    The shocks should be fine, if anything get...

    The shocks should be fine, if anything get stiffer springs and maybe thicker oil for the shocks as well, and as someone else said if your going lipo make sure you change the setting on your ESC as...
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    Yeah go and buy a second motor, then when you get...

    Yeah go and buy a second motor, then when you get your VXL back you'll have a spare!
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    Yeah true, speed runs would be pretty good on the...

    Yeah true, speed runs would be pretty good on the gearing, but as stated just have to watch temps...
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    Yeah i am looking at doing this mod as well, from...

    Yeah i am looking at doing this mod as well, from all reports its well worth it.
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    Dont know but from what i have heard the + 20...

    Dont know but from what i have heard the + 20 springs should be plenty enough and you could also put some heaver oil in the shocks for that extra stiffness as well.

    I have the +20 springs waiting...
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    Interesting though they include and optional 18T...

    Interesting though they include and optional 18T pinion gear with the Ultimate slash......I guess this would be more for running the nihm pack instead of lipo?
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    Yeah i would be thinking RPM unless you want to...

    Yeah i would be thinking RPM unless you want to go aluminium?
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    Yeah I took my brand new Slash ultimate out today...

    Yeah I took my brand new Slash ultimate out today and it lasted 5 laps at the local track before the rear axle stub broke, so i think something definately stronger would be nice....
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    Still sweet you got given it as a gift, and also...

    Still sweet you got given it as a gift, and also looks to be running 1/8 wheels/tryes as well....
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    All depends on how much your budget is and if you...

    All depends on how much your budget is and if you want to run 4x4 or 2WD, if you want a 4x4 then i would be going the Platinum as you will save a heap with all the upgraded parts, yes you can upgrade...
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    Ummmm, could be wrong but aren't the wheels/tyres...

    Ummmm, could be wrong but aren't the wheels/tyres are on the wrong side considering they are directional????????/
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    Yeah looking good, and ncie paint scheme on the...

    Yeah looking good, and ncie paint scheme on the bodies!!!
  25. Yeah dont waste your time and money, just go...

    Yeah dont waste your time and money, just go brushless to start with and you won't regret it...
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