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  1. #1
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    Gearing for rustler

    I recently bought a xl-5 rustler and now have a velinion brushless system my batteries get too hot when I run my 2.8 proline trenchers I'm still running nimh 7 cells is there any gearing that will help or do I need to stay with stock size tires. and am still running the 19/86 gears in the truck. running on dirt trails.
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  2. #2
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    Nimh well run hotter whit the brushless set up because it's drawing more amps you can try dropping the pinon gear down to 19 tooth or even lower .
    1 Rusty VXL

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    My duratax 7 cell 5000mah was 290 degrees at when I checked it the second time
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