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  1. On my rustler, i turn the front nuts until the...

    On my rustler, i turn the front nuts until the rubber locker is engaged by about half to one full thread. The rears, I crank...


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    Yea, my body is the stock 3rd gen (late 90's)...

    Yea, my body is the stock 3rd gen (late 90's) Dodge Ram body. With all these companies making custom bodies...is it that hard to make one with fender wells that line up?
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    Dang. I got $550 for xmas, a girlfriend 100 miles...

    Dang. I got $550 for xmas, a girlfriend 100 miles away, no job, and i'm in college. And I still need $600 to finish My second robot....

    And stupid question that's been asked a gajillion and twelve...
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    My Bad- 262.32 plus 9.99 shipping. wish list-...

    My Bad- 262.32 plus 9.99 shipping.

    wish list- http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wtw0191p?&I=LXD122

    Is this everything for a complete overhaul?
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    The only complaint I have- and it's across the...

    The only complaint I have- and it's across the board I noticed- The wheel wells dont like up. It bugs the heck out of me..I know the caster in the front wheels help make up for it, but still. I wish...
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    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=L...

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXWZC4&P=SM Battery $50

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXXWM5&P=ML Motor + ESC $160
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    Check the pictures- Pretty sure it's all...

    Check the pictures- Pretty sure it's all bearings? And the tower hobbies page says not to use metal gear onto metal gear...is that true or no?

    edit- Ohhh the uprights. okay. Not used to the...
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    What about the steel diff? On battery- Yea...

    What about the steel diff?

    On battery- Yea it's 11 dollars less, but it's a 6 cell rather than 7, and would have a seperate shipping charge, so it really doesnt matter.

    I'm doing all this now...
  9. Sticky: The rustler was bone stock as of this morning- I...

    The rustler was bone stock as of this morning- I took the mechanical control off and put an SP-520 hitec ESC on it...didn't go well. Could possibly be looking at a $200+ VXL+driveline upgrade...
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    well, that was an easy 45 minute lookie-loo and...

    well, that was an easy 45 minute lookie-loo and re-assembly. Warning: pictures are epic huge

    So I basically have to replace all 3 internal gears plus the diff spiders with steelies, and maybe...
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    18/78 is the ratio i'm counting. And yea,...

    18/78 is the ratio i'm counting.

    And yea, it's all plastics, i already know. But i've never so much as popped the casing open....don't know how.

    Yea, I got the slipper set...I heard it tonight...
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    I like that one..actually looks like a stadium...

    I like that one..actually looks like a stadium truck
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    What is VXL? I dont want to upgrade too much....

    What is VXL?

    I dont want to upgrade too much. I have a $600 robot i'm trying to build at the same time (6 wheel drive, 6 wheel steer, regenerative braking...wheels are 12" diameter and each motor...
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    well idk, dad got it off tower hobbies in 2003 as...

    well idk, dad got it off tower hobbies in 2003 as a christmas present to me.
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    Well I could get that 8.4 4600....would that be a...

    Well I could get that 8.4 4600....would that be a good deal (considering i'm on a 7.2 3000 right now)...So i'd be spending $200 on a truck that origionally cost $300.... and I dont even race the poor...
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    It's a piranha 3000.... The 4th battery to go in...

    It's a piranha 3000.... The 4th battery to go in this truck (i literally caught 2 on fire... the other just quit taking a charge) so I dont want to spend more money. My charger (Onyx 200) does up to...
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    Is this a direct bolt-in for the Rustler (as in,...

    Is this a direct bolt-in for the Rustler (as in, mounting holes and the 1/8" shaft)? If so...I think i will solve both the ESC and motor problems...

    Traxxas Velineon Waterproof Brushless System...
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    ESC + Batts?

    Using an Onyx 200 charger and Piranha 3000 DTXC1960 7.2V 6 cell NiMH battery

    I still have the factory stinger 20T motor. Had the mechanical speed control, this truck is a good 3-5 years old. Took...
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    MSC resistor wiring?

    I dont know what kind of response im going to get now that ESC's are so cheap, but which way are the MSC resistors wired? I took them and the MSC hat off to clean the pounds of dust off them (air gub...
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