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  1. #1
    RC Qualifier
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    which ones pros cons

    hey guys im just wondering what upgrades to go with for the 1/16 e revo.......should i chose strc or rpm for bashing , and what parts should i upgrade..... just needing some ideas and help for a tougher better truck. any help is appreciated

    thanks

  2. #2
    RC Turnbuckle Jr. Jimmie Neutron's Avatar
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    This is what I had when I very rarely walked away broke.

    Steel hollow balls (7028x) to reduce slop
    3M mushroom tape along battery doors to hold the body on
    Aluminum knuckles to reduce slop and add strength (I have HR but recommend GPM or GH)
    A BlueBird 390 servo due to the stock being known to fry/strip itself
    RPM a arms at all four corners (Front-80692, Rear-80602)
    Center differential (7014) upgrade to help handle the power of
    2200mah 2S 20C LiPo's ran in parallel for ~1 hour run times
    23/50 gearing gets me to ~30mph yet keeps temps in check
    Shimmed front and rear bulkheads... *LINK*

    Especially do that last part... extremely cheap preventative procedure.
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

  3. #3
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    yes.. shim the diffs. Dont wait. Do it now! Even under normal driving, they slip.
    May want to consider a T Bone Racing chassis plate as well for the complete basher
    Welcome to Traxxas.com Yes, EVERYONE here IS a Pro Racer.... [/sarcasm]

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