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    Well, I put my order in today for: 2x Pro-Line...

    Well, I put my order in today for:

    2x Pro-Line Gladiator II 2.2" M2 Truck Tires
    1x DuraTrax FlashPoint Infrared Temperature Gauge
    1x Robinson Racing 48P Odd Pinion Pack (15,17,19,21,23,25T)
    1x...
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    Haha just as I suspected, theres no clear winner...

    Haha just as I suspected, theres no clear winner here. Im erring towards Gladiators at the mo due to the size of the Badlands. I dont really want the monster truck look, so I guess once my money...
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    I have a set of Anacondas for road use so they...

    I have a set of Anacondas for road use so they def will be offroad only.
    Also going to order a pinion pack and temp gun cause I think something will get fried if I stick with the 25t pinion.

    Does...
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    Opinions Please - Badlands or Gladiators

    Righto. In the next week or so Im going to be buying some new wheels and tyres and I have narrowed it down to the above two options. I'll be mainly running on backyard dirt, unsealed roads and bmx...
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    I totally agree. That looks like a heap of fun!...

    I totally agree. That looks like a heap of fun! and cool vid too...
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    A wheelie bar is a wise investment, even with...

    A wheelie bar is a wise investment, even with NiMH batteries itll pull wheelies all day long, on lipos itll spend a LOT of time on its roof.
    +1 for the RPM bumper.
  7. Thread: Wheelie BAR

    by Got Rusty
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    I would have to say the Traxxas wheelie bar is...

    I would have to say the Traxxas wheelie bar is good - Ive broken my front bumper, chassis, rear a arm, rear shock tower and cracked a rear wheel but the wheelie bar is still going strong:D But yes...
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    Thats a good idea. Using fuel tubing or cable...

    Thats a good idea. Using fuel tubing or cable ties dont allow the suspension to extend past the static ride height. The way I see it is if you lower the car say 1" you will need to go over a bump...
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    I have one in mine. Ive had to take about 0.5mm...

    I have one in mine. Ive had to take about 0.5mm off each side wall and remove the rear wall and notch the front posts for the esc - to get a bit more room up front. Then notch either side between the...
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    Im using Solid Edge. Im designing the upper...

    Im using Solid Edge.


    Im designing the upper chassis to clear the battery so I can put the battery in and out the hole without unscrewing anything.


    Excellent. I can get rid of that block and...
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    The posts seperating the upper and lower chassis...

    The posts seperating the upper and lower chassis are in the same spots as the original VXL chassis fixing points, so since Ive now gone for a completely different upper chassis I can move these posts...
  12. Thread: Fried ESC

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    If its a VXL unit try asking Traxxas about...

    If its a VXL unit try asking Traxxas about replacement. From memory if they can fix it, it will cost a max of $40. Their policy on looking after you is quite good.
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    I used Solid Edge to model it and yes its 1:1...

    I used Solid Edge to model it and yes its 1:1 scale. will have to wait a couple of weeks though, our laser got decommissioned today and our new one wont be up and running for a couple of weeks.

    ...
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    Either 3mm Aluminium or some sort of plastic,...

    Either 3mm Aluminium or some sort of plastic, polycarb or uhmwpe maybe.
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    I designed a new chassis for my Rustler

    I decided after breaking my chassis that I would make my own. So I thought Id post some pics up of what Ive done so far. Just note this is preliminary - the top chassis isnt finished and the lower...
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    Cheers Orion:lol: Heres another one of mine.......

    Cheers Orion:lol: Heres another one of mine....

    http://monster.traxxas.com/showthread.php?t=526471
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    Well, it was living on borrowed time anyway and...

    Well, it was living on borrowed time anyway and one person on here said they were surprised it held at all so Id say I blew that expectation out of the water *cough cough*. I think if I just kept it...
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    Wasnt a problem til I got 3S lipos....actually...

    Wasnt a problem til I got 3S lipos....actually none of the above was a problem til I got 3S lipos:lol:


    I got an eyebrow raise when she read the reply notificatiom in our email... car is still...
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    FYI it finally broke last weekend after a session...

    FYI it finally broke last weekend after a session at a jump park and kitting the house. A month and it was a pretty serious break! sticking it to all the doubters out there:lol:
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    There, I Fixed It!!....... well sort of

    My Rustler is finally getting some new parts. Last weekend a mate and I were at the local mountain bike jump park having a bit of fun -only a bit though since it was so wet and muddy the rusty...
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    STILL GOING STRONG. I shattered the front bumper...

    STILL GOING STRONG. I shattered the front bumper from a crash last weekend too and the chassis is still fine, the bumper however....you cant glue bits you cant find.
  22. Im running turnigy 2s & 3s 5000mah packs in my...

    Im running ******* 2s & 3s 5000mah packs in my rusty. I thought the 2s pack was fast, then i ran the 3s pack - i dont think ive found top speed yet:lol:
    Beware though: 3s lipo + crash = $$$
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    I was going to suggest that. If the esc is set up...

    I was going to suggest that. If the esc is set up for the throttle being 50/50 and the controller is put on 70/30 the car wont go or it will be glitchy and poss move erratically. This happened to me...
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    No no it broke on my leg, its still a bit sore...

    No no it broke on my leg, its still a bit sore now, 2 weeks on. If you look at the pics it broke where I had notched out the battery tray for the lipo wires which I think turned it into quite a weak...
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    It didnt hurt as much as you think it would, the...

    It didnt hurt as much as you think it would, the bottom of the chassis hit me square on so it spread the impact out over my shin. If it hit me side on or end on there would be a world of hurt:lol:
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