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    Welcome long time reader first time poster! As...

    Welcome long time reader first time poster! As you've seen, this is a great community filled with very helpful members that have a lot of insight. You'll see a huge increase in your truck's cornering...
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    After I drove through a puddle last year and...

    After I drove through a puddle last year and broke my VXL ESC, Traxxas had me send in both the motor and esc. I didn't want to wait around so I immediately got an MMP/1415 off Ebay for $198. Its been...
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    Will that body even work? Its for an SCX10. Not...

    Will that body even work? Its for an SCX10. Not sure if anyone has used this on a pede before?? ..May require some modifications.

    Regarding the lights, I'd try to find something that mounts to the...
  4. Thread: Want to dive in

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    p4de is a very durable and reliable truck. i've...

    p4de is a very durable and reliable truck. i've enjoyed mine so much i bought a second one for my 4y/o to drive. install a RPM Wide Front Bumper and they are almost indestructible.
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    I have the same issue with the rear diff on my...

    I have the same issue with the rear diff on my p4de where either the gears inside the housing or the diff itself snags in one spot. I've taken it apart multiple times and even after...
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    since it's summer and its been crazy hot the past...

    since it's summer and its been crazy hot the past week, gear down as low as possible. if you're running in grass, keep it to a minimum, and watch the temps with an IR thermal gun. i went from a 17t...
  7. good opportunity to upgrade to the king headz...

    good opportunity to upgrade to the king headz motor mount ;)

    i ran my truck through some puddles after a nice summer shower last year and the truck exhibited strange issues shortly after......
  8. Finally reporting back... I plugged in the...

    Finally reporting back...

    I plugged in the servo off my other p4de and everything operated fine. Plugged back in the other (bad) servo and the issue represented itself. So, I'll have to dig back a...
  9. I wanted to report back last night, but my wife...

    I wanted to report back last night, but my wife had other plans for me: entertaining the 1 and 4 year old kids while she went shopping. I'll try to do a quick test over my lunch hour.
  10. i was thinking it was the servo too, but...

    i was thinking it was the servo too, but considering how it quickly repositioned to center (without sign of difficulty) when powering on, it had me a bit puzzled. i'll pull the servo out of my son's...
  11. P4de w/ MMP -- strange issue with servo, rx, or esc ???

    This is a new one for me.....

    I was cruising around the yard with my son who also has a p4de. We ran for 10-15 minutes before my truck stopped responding. I have the MMP2400, stock Tx/Rx and stock...
  12. Thread: Too many?

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    agreed. i have a pretty decked-out p4de for...

    agreed. i have a pretty decked-out p4de for bashing, and a 2nd p4de that i'm giving my boy for his 4th birthday in June... I was looking for something different for goofing around in my yard, so I...
  13. Thread: C rating issue?

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    temp guns are cheap.. any of the bigger hardware...

    temp guns are cheap.. any of the bigger hardware stores should have them. i got mine for around $10 from the local harbor freight and its worked great.
  14. Thread: Diff oil

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    thats what i used when i rebuilt mine a few weeks...

    thats what i used when i rebuilt mine a few weeks back. seems to be working out fine for my light bashing
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    Are you going to be running a LiPo? I'd stick...

    Are you going to be running a LiPo? I'd stick with stock gearing.. if you go with the 17/54 on 3s watch your temps closely. RPM front bumper and A-Arms are something to get quick... at least have the...
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    yes indeed :) you'll get a lot of run time out...

    yes indeed :)
    you'll get a lot of run time out of that... keep an eye on temps, you might not be able to run the full pack without fans / heat sync on a hot day.
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    i had a 3s last year but left it plugged in to...

    i had a 3s last year but left it plugged in to the esc and drained it completely. they really wake the truck up... i am fine with 2s for most cases but i think the mmp prefers a little more juice.
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    i had a similar run in with a small tree stump...

    i had a similar run in with a small tree stump shortly after i got my truck. at least you got 10 minutes of fun in before the damage. my new 3s SPC batteries arrive today... look for damage threads...
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    wow! a few weeks ago i hit a curb head-on going...

    wow! a few weeks ago i hit a curb head-on going pretty fast... rpm bumper survived, but the front diff housing was cracked and front drive hub completely snapped.
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    correct me if i'm wrong.. but are you saying you...

    correct me if i'm wrong.. but are you saying you feel some resistance when you spin the spur gear shaft coming out of the rear diff housing? i have a similar concern... after the first time i tore my...
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    those broke off my stock ESC pretty quick. i...

    those broke off my stock ESC pretty quick. i tried a couple different types of glue to put them back on but the glue would never hold. just use double sided tape to hold the ESC to the chassis and...
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    That's where I want to be right now. Sent from...

    That's where I want to be right now.

    Sent from my desk, looking outside at snow on the ground and overcast skies. :unsure:
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    the MIPs will rub on the aluminum carriers, its...

    the MIPs will rub on the aluminum carriers, its no big deal. after a few sessions they'll be ground to fit the MIPs and you shouldnt have any rubbing after that.
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    I suggest getting an RPM wide front bumper......

    I suggest getting an RPM wide front bumper... once you attach a LiPo you will notice a *huge* increase in power and speed, and it wont be long after that until you're truck finds a curb or tree to...
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    school me on these... what is a BEC? is there...

    school me on these...
    what is a BEC?
    is there much of an advantage going with an aftermarket servo when I never plan to use this truck in any kind of competition?
    the servo doubletap linked to...
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