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    Slip, Slip, Slipping!!!!!

    How tight should that slipper clutch be? I have done the let it cool, quarter turn, 4 times already! Wont even wheelie rightnow its so loose.

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    What batteries are you running? I had to switch to 4S LiPo to get wheelies; stock NiMh wouldn't do it. Whooeee!! The thing flipped right over b/c I didn't have the wheelie bar on...

    I tightened my slipper all the way down, then backed it off 1/2. Seems to be the sweet spot for me.
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    11.1v 3s. I tightened it and it flips over like yours now.

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    Good to hear it! Now you have to learn throttle control!

    I was running the 11.1 packs for a while, but found the truck too uncontrollable.

    Enjoy.
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    Uncontrollable, I agree. Esp coming from a 3906 on NIMH!

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    i usually back off only 1/4 turn on the slipper

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    Quote Originally Posted by 50togo View Post
    i usually back off only 1/4 turn on the slipper

    You tighten all the way then back off as well?

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    Yes. Only way to do it!
    Now that I am running trenchers I loosened it up a bit to save the diffs

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    I find with the Phaltlines, the tires spin on takeoff if I nail it. So I think with the slipper set where it is, I should be fine.

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    If you don't hear it slip for a second its too tight. Hard on the diffs when it spins and then hooks up

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    you want it to slip alittle which slipper are you running

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    And I did mean when your tires spin and it hooks up. Not when the clutch slips and hooks up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 50togo View Post
    If you don't hear it slip for a second its too tight. Hard on the diffs when it spins and then hooks up
    I need to back mine off as well. Thanks for this.
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    I may have mines too tight, I will back off a half turn!

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    Never just back it off. I would tighten it then back it off. That way you will know where your at

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    How tight will it go? will it stop completely? I have it set to where the front tires come off the ground a few inches and thats it. Wont flip backwards or wheelie out of control.
    Last edited by Traxxed-3906; 01-23-2013 at 08:46 PM.

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    No you just want to snug the nut not crazy tight then back it off
    Your sounds like its a bit loose unless your batteries aren't too strong

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    Batteries are brand new. I tightened it 1 half turn. It was slipping a little.

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    That should work! Anywhere from 1/4 turn to 1/2 is fine
    Wheelies depend on a lot of things.clutch adjustment and Tire size and esc settings to name a few

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