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    How do you know which wire on the stock motor to...

    How do you know which wire on the stock motor to connect to which wire on the SV2 ESC ? and what happens if you get it wrong ?

    I'm wondering about taking the HPI Flux Vapor ESC (which is a...
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    Thanks again - that's very helpful :thumbup:

    Thanks again - that's very helpful :thumbup:
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    Thanks - do you know what size connectors the...

    Thanks - do you know what size connectors the stock motor has ?

    Also, what's the thinking behind cutting the wires on the ESC rather than on the motor ? (just wondering :) )
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    Will the SV2 work with the stock motor ? Just...

    Will the SV2 work with the stock motor ? Just asking because I've blown up my sons esc and the sv2 is a lot cheaper than the vxl one.
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    Thanks for the reply - I know 2.2 is the way to...

    Thanks for the reply - I know 2.2 is the way to go (although we havent quite settled on which wheels & tyres yet), but its my son's truck and we're trying to keep costs down as its had a lot spent on...
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    Foams for stock Merv wheels

    Does anyone know where in the UK I can get some inner foams for the standard Merv wheels and tyres ? The tyres are ok but judging from the amount of grit that came out of the drain holes (a small...
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    Yes :thumbup: See the first photo in...

    Yes :thumbup:

    See the first photo in http://traxxas.com/forums/showthread.php?8920089-Setting-up-your-bulkhead

    IME its a bit fiddly though because it may take a few attempts to get the number...
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    I put 100K in my sons merv and it seemed stuck at...

    I put 100K in my sons merv and it seemed stuck at first, but then I realised I had overtightened the casing - try undoing the screws a touch until it becomes loose and then retightening each one a...
  9. I had a look at the bearings and they seemed ok -...

    I had a look at the bearings and they seemed ok - the truck is only a few months old and hasn't had a huge amount of use

    IMHO the diffs are the weakest part of the truck, and they are only just...
  10. Most people use Associated 21141 shims but I've...

    Most people use Associated 21141 shims but I've also found standard 8x10x0.1mm shims fit as well
  11. Diff gears uneven meshing - not quite round ?

    I've noticed when spinning the pinion gear whilst reassembling the diff that there is always a spot where its a bit tighter and binds just a little more than on the opposite side. This has happened...
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    I did both diffs the first time recently and...

    I did both diffs the first time recently and although it's a bit daunting at first if you take it slowly and be methodical about how you do it then its not as bad as it looks.
  13. Thread: ESC Dead?

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    Ours did exactly the same thing a couple of weeks...

    Ours did exactly the same thing a couple of weeks ago, it had random flashing leds on the receiver and ESC but when the servo was disconnected it behaved itself. We've fitted a Hitec HS-85MG (which...
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    Ok, I know its bad form to reply to my own thread...

    Ok, I know its bad form to reply to my own thread :wacko: ... but I have an update which might help someone

    I finally managed to get some Associated 21141 shims but also bought some standard...
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    Shimming the pinion in the diff ??

    One of my diffs is clicking due to some chipped teeth on the ring gear and I have a replacement and some shims for the ring gear on order.

    I've also noticed that there is a little play in the...
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    Alternative diff shims ?

    Apologies if this has been posted before, I've searched but found nothing ...

    Does anyone know if there are alternative shims to the Associated 21141's which will fit a merv diff ? I'm having...
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