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    traction FOUND!

    found the solution for those traction problems we all have!


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    Wow! Wonder how hot the esc and motor get with those tires. They are huge! I need those bad! What are they?
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    they are off an old ofna monster truck!

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    these were too big for my t-maxx!

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    They are a bit small IMO. You can't even run upside down without damaging the body and wing
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    Ha! I took the body off flipped it over and wing just barely scrapes!

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    i did this before but with my pede wheels never ran it though



    i liked the ground clearance
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    of geez i can here the diffs snapping now under the extra torque required to move those
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    diffs and axle even steel cvd's wouldnt hold up for long but fun to mess with. it might work for a little bit if you have a brushed setup only so the power is reduced and would be more for crawling
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    lol crawling? with the high cg on that side hills and steep inclines would kill it
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    Oversized speed runner....
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    did you run it with those? Wheelies?

    Who needs wheel wideners! 14" wide and 14" long!
    Last edited by 50togo; 09-26-2012 at 09:24 AM.

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    They are so big its not even funny! Where can I buy em?

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    I had them back in my t maxx days. They are off an ofna monster. I think to run well you would need 1/8 scale! http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ofna-monster...10954202308%26
    Last edited by 50togo; 09-26-2012 at 09:59 AM.

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    It would work fine with throttle control and a thoroughly high torque servo.

    Most people 'round here have neither of those however.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Petertje60 View Post
    Oversized speed runner....
    man those wheels probably cost a fortune. i went with this this instead



    and 50 can you still turn that thing?
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    Too funny... you can't even turn with those wheels! :P

    I want to see some BIG JOES on a merv!

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    Does it float?
    lol
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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    ha! i bet it does! lot of air in those tires!
    it has that green servo! but tires hit the body!

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    For the record: I never really used those Jaco foams on my Merv. I just put them on to see how weird it would look.
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    Reminds me of this RC here I use to have as a kid, I LOVED it too lol

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    Stupid dbl post o_O
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    Big tires! Probably a little lighter!

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    Haha that's insane

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    my first thought when I saw the pocs of that truck was of the old rebound the guy mentiomed earlier

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    I just went to Pep Boys, bought a pair of Anaconda 2.8s, put them on the rear of the MERV, and almost too much traction! They will work good in the snow!
    And there he goes with the carbon...

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    Better gear down a bit!
    Never seen those at pepboys!

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    Quote Originally Posted by humayrayakongkinaon View Post
    man those wheels probably cost a fortune. i went with this this instead



    and 50 can you still turn that thing?
    What wheel tire combo are those? They are great looking!

    Justin

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    You do know.that's not a merv!

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    Quote Originally Posted by humayrayakongkinaon View Post
    man those wheels probably cost a fortune. i went with this this instead



    and 50 can you still turn that thing?
    Nice ride, but like 50 said, that's not a 1/16 merv...
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    Man, those wheels look absolutely insane, there ridiculous... awesome!
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