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  1. Thread: Bead locks

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    I'm not sure if I'm reading it as you meant it,...

    I'm not sure if I'm reading it as you meant it, but traction has to do with the tires fitted... In my experience with Big Joes and Trenchers, they have a lot of grip on grass. As far as the pic being...
  2. Thread: Bead locks

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    Be careful!

    As mentioned earlier, they are heavy, and the 96 screws will try your patience lol

    Here's what I've learned with these:
    • You NEED 40 series tires, traxxas style beads WILL NOT FIT
    • the chrome...
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    Well to finish out with my original post, I still...

    Well to finish out with my original post, I still haven't gotten the replacement screws, but was able to take the new tires/wheels for a spin.

    Overall, AWESOME! The traction gain is exactly what...
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    Well I did get them, and after spending a great...

    Well I did get them, and after spending a great deal of time putting them together... I come to find right at the end that I am missing six screws..... :$#!!: So right now they look beastly and will...
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    Well I did end up canceling a standing order from...

    Well I did end up canceling a standing order from a month ago with the tech 5 combo from my LHS. They haven't been able to get any wheels/tires all month. So I grabbed the tries and the axial 8 spoke...
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    haha thats what I try telling people about...

    haha thats what I try telling people about driving it.

    Yea I've learned some stuff along the way with the Mini E-Revo... and thats what made me get the EMaxx. I know its a costly hobby, but its...
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    Yea, I just got it back in March so I haven't...

    Yea, I just got it back in March so I haven't done much of anything to it. I blame the driver (myself) for the tire, I am a bit rough on it as far as throttle. I was just merely looking to see what...
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    very cool! That just made me want them even more!...

    very cool! That just made me want them even more!

    Here's the front wheel, which needs to be glued (again!) at the top after a few minutes of just up and down the street to show some family how...
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    Yea it was just the stock gearing, it just came...

    Yea it was just the stock gearing, it just came over a little hill and I saw the rear tire "wobble" and knew it was gone lol. Yea the front wheels tore at the rim and the rear one let loose...which...
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    I was just running 6s through a big open field,...

    I was just running 6s through a big open field, and it was on the ground, but it does tend to "float" so I don't know for sure how much contact it was actually making. I was able to get it to top out...
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    Strong wheel/tire combo?

    Alright, so this past weekend, I had the chance to finally let the EMBE run free and as luck would have it, I blew one tire straight off the rim, and tore 2 other tires at the rim (the tire is still...
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    its on the product page of the EMBE, left column...

    its on the product page of the EMBE, left column and there's a link for telemetry... but yea most aren't available yet, most places online say late may they'll be available, but they said late april...
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    So, not to beat a dead thread... I finally...

    So, not to beat a dead thread...

    I finally took it all apart and cleaned everything...Replaced the differential lube with 30k, and I think that fixed the issue. Ran it today and went through a 2s...
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    Well I've given the 2s a try, and I think I've...

    Well I've given the 2s a try, and I think I've figured out the main issue. I love power way too much. :thumbup:

    I bought an E-Maxx brushless in the last 2 weeks and I know they're not a fair...
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    yea thats what i've read Thanks guys for the...

    yea thats what i've read

    Thanks guys for the help, I think I've got my answers!
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    Alright, good to know. Also, with your other...

    Alright, good to know. Also, with your other recommendation, what ESC would you recommend?

    Thanks guys for being so quick and helpful.
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    Yea right now, I'm only getting 5-10 min of...

    Yea right now, I'm only getting 5-10 min of runtime vs the 30+ I was getting... Does the heatsink on the motor really help?
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    So basically, the cold weather spoiled me lol. ...

    So basically, the cold weather spoiled me lol.

    So, if I went the 2s route, would similar effects occur?
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    Oops, my bad, its hitting the thermal low-power,...

    Oops, my bad, its hitting the thermal low-power, then ultimately shut-down.
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    Can't pinpoint my heat issue...

    Hey guys,

    I got my Mini E-Revo VXL for this past Christmas, and up till now, its been awesome. All winter its been 10 to 30 degrees and there's been no issue. Since there was nice 70 to 80 degree...
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