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    trenchers on desperados?

    alright, thinking off getting four of these in 2.8 size, any mods needed to make them fit? i kno you have to cut the body but anything else? arent they 12mm hex? im getting alum hex so i dont have to worry about stripping. Do you need hex extenders or something like that?
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    You can run them but I would get the rustler from 12mm hexes they add alittle more room. You would also have to cut your stock body or get a new one and make it sit high on the chassis. I bought wheel extentions so my body sit low and don't show the chassis much

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    yes use the front 2wd hex's they add some width. I have the protrac kit on mine as well for the extra width. The body is a proline ford F250 e-maxx/2.5 t-maxx body.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Apexracing View Post
    yes use the front 2wd hex's they add some width. I have the protrac kit on mine as well for the extra width. The body is a proline ford F250 e-maxx/2.5 t-maxx body.




    i got the same motor combo. what size lipo you using?
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    dude thats a nissan titan body what kind? i own one of them in real life luv the look
    Quote Originally Posted by rraattrroodd View Post
    You can run them but I would get the rustler from 12mm hexes they add alittle more room. You would also have to cut your stock body or get a new one and make it sit high on the chassis. I bought wheel extentions so my body sit low and don't show the chassis much

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    is that a slash 4x4 with a pro trch suspensin and what abut the weel hexs for the front thay need to be from a rustlerOTE=traxxasFTW;5110426]i got the same motor combo. what size lipo you using?[/QUOTE]
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    Quote Originally Posted by traxxasFTW View Post
    i got the same motor combo. what size lipo you using?

    Spc 5400 50c 3s lipo's. And i run a 54t spur and 15-18t pinion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Apexracing View Post
    Spc 5400 50c 3s lipo's. And i run a 54t spur and 15-18t pinion.
    speeds? Temps? Runtime?
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    I dont check speeds. Doesnt matter actually how fast i go. Temps im picking up a temp gun today, run time 30 minute plus id say.
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    how would the wheel hexs nuts from rustler make the front of a slash 4x4 wider? i under stand the front hexs are thinker but theres a pin that stops the hexs .so dose the rim just not go all the way on the hexs?
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    Quote Originally Posted by hemiboy81 View Post
    how would the wheel hexs nuts from rustler make the front of a slash 4x4 wider? i under stand the front hexs are thinker but theres a pin that stops the hexs .so dose the rim just not go all the way on the hexs?
    the hex on the 2wd cars is wider to compesate the offset, probably almost the double of the rear hex. Also the front rim has more offset. You are right the rim doesn't go all the way into the hex.

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    so would it be easy to strip out the wheel hexs? and on the slash 4x4 conversion to a mt is there any advantages of putting the receiver box up front and dose it half to be a slash 2wd?
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    if you get front tires all around you don't really need to get the 2wd hex, the only reason to move the receiver box to the front is to acomodate larger motors and esc like castle 2400, 2650, 2200. You can manage to fit the 4x4 receiver box at front it doesn't has to be a 2wd rx box.

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    what abut tires going to get trenchers and desperados . should i get them pre mounted or do the tape thing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by hemiboy81 View Post
    what abut tires going to get trenchers and desperados . should i get them pre mounted or do the tape thing?
    Pre mounted will be better, but if you plan to run 3s you will need to tape them.

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    Slash 4x4's and stampede 4x4's use the same off set wheel front and rear. Thats a 2wd electric front or nitro rear. Adding the 2wd front hex to the front and rear of the 4x4 effectively adds width to the front and rear.
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    not really plain on running 2s mmp 2400kv would that be the right motor for just bashing? i think i need to buy a roller4x4 going to build the slash 4x4 mt like you guys have all built
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    hay rc fan have put the protech 4x4 suspension on your truck yet ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RC-Fan View Post
    Pre mounted will be better, but if you plan to run 3s you will need to tape them.

    Yea proline glues tires pretty well. When my traxxas wheel broke on me i was running some premounted dirt hawgs on torque rims on 3s and the glue didnt even budge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hemiboy81 View Post
    hay rc fan have put the protech 4x4 suspension on your truck yet ?
    was thinking of it, but I have MIP's F&R and I will have to invest $60.00 on longer axles, so decided to leave it with the RPM arms.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hemiboy81 View Post
    not really plain on running 2s mmp 2400kv would that be the right motor for just bashing? i think i need to buy a roller4x4 going to build the slash 4x4 mt like you guys have all built
    umm I don't recommend running 2s with the 2400 will be to slow LOL !!! it really needs at least a 3s.

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    I think im asking about the balloning on 3s or bigger batteries
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    Quote Originally Posted by hemiboy81 View Post
    I think im asking about the balloning on 3s or bigger batteries
    yes they balloom on 3s,

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    WOW thats alot. im going to go with mips. guess it will be rpm arms for me to o the body mounts are thay stock slash 4x4 or do u have to buy the pede 4x4 ones.
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    with the proline baja bug body I use stock slash mounts, but I had to trim the fenders, with an HPI jeep body I use a pede mount, I heard the slash 2wd mounts works better since they are larger, but haven't tried them

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    yeah im planing on running that f 250 emaxxs or tmaxx 2.5 body or raptor j concepts. like the nissan titan body 2 think its a parmabody ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by blknryzn View Post
    Dude, I like the way it sits, looks nice!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Apexracing View Post
    Slash 4x4's and stampede 4x4's use the same off set wheel front and rear. Thats a 2wd electric front or nitro rear. Adding the 2wd front hex to the front and rear of the 4x4 effectively adds width to the front and rear.
    Be careful! Lost a wheel that way. Adding the thicker aluminum 12mm hex reduces the amount of thread available for your axle nut on the end of the axle. Might not be enough at high speeds....mine wasn't. Nothing like seeing your trencher on desperado go rolling off into the sunset without your vehicle.

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    aluminium spacers did the job for me. hand made also used some washers too.*pi body post had those on mine then went back to the stock one with the alum spacer i just cut a little extra clearence in the wheel well

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