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    revo 3.3 wheelies ???

    i was wandering if the revo 3.3 5309 will do a wheelie / cause mine sure wont it will haul the mail ,but wont pull wheelies no matter what surface that im on ! the truck has stock spur and cb . it has 3.2 rpm bullet hole wheels with masher tires , and a brand new 3.3 just about 4 tanks past break in . also it cant be the tune can out engine in my maxx and it wheel flip the truck over from a stand still ! fus perfect great temps ! but i put it back in my revo and no wheelies like i said top in it will smoke my t maxx by a mile once it pulls around it ! i checked the brakes to see if that were causing it and they seemed fine but to be sure completly remored them and went for test run as same result ! all kind top in no bottom end . i also replaced all the trans bearings and put a traxxas low to mid range pipe on it ,but still wont pull the front wheels ? what do you guys do ? or does the revo just not have bottom end tourque like the rest of my nitros?
    REVO 3.3, T MAXX 3.3 , JATO 3.3 , STAMPEDE VXL 4X4

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    The Revo will wheelie with the right tune or a larger engine, but with the 3.3 and the softer rear suspension it is a bit harder.
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    what about if i went with the close ratio gears for the trans
    REVO 3.3, T MAXX 3.3 , JATO 3.3 , STAMPEDE VXL 4X4

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    First gear would be the same. Second gear is different between close, standard and wide. You would need to change the spur gear and/or clutch bell.
    The Super Derecho

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    Make the suspension stiffer.
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    Simple, tighten the slipper and stiffen the suspension in the rear and put your pushrods preferably in the inner holes. It works for my Revo 3.3. Try it and let us know how it goes

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    cool i will try that first thing in the morning
    REVO 3.3, T MAXX 3.3 , JATO 3.3 , STAMPEDE VXL 4X4

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    I got some video of my Revo doing some wheelies:



    I did notice it was easier last time when I had my Badlands w/Desperado wheels on, they have more traction.

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    see mine wont do that but it just about as fast on top end as his though
    REVO 3.3, T MAXX 3.3 , JATO 3.3 , STAMPEDE VXL 4X4

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