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    If you are asking about the RPM Two Stage...

    If you are asking about the RPM Two Stage pistons, the hole for the shock shaft is already over 3MM (it fits associated and losi shock shafts which are about .120 to .123. 3MM is .118).
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    I'm flabbergasted by that video. I've had need of...

    I'm flabbergasted by that video. I've had need of replacing many bearings in brushless motors and none have ever been as easy to get out as shown in that video. I think they did something to the...
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    That's what I told him on RCtech.

    That's what I told him on RCtech.
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    It also helps to replace the plastic hexes with...

    It also helps to replace the plastic hexes with aluminum before you have a chance to strip out the wheels.
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    Dynamite (with the red aluminum handle) or MIP....

    Dynamite (with the red aluminum handle) or MIP. I've got some Dynamite drivers going on 8 years now, and I got them used.
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    30K in a sealed diff works very well on a street...

    30K in a sealed diff works very well on a street basher, but unless you have the time, tools, and the right O-rings, attempting to seal a stock diff won't work very well. I found the car mag article...
  7. Maybe you are, but "WT" is not a true measure of...

    Maybe you are, but "WT" is not a true measure of viscosity. It is just a relative term.


    Why should they perform differently if the are both the same viscosity? It is what's inside the bottle the...
  8. Maybe not as much as some might think. Associated...

    Maybe not as much as some might think. Associated 80WT shock oil has on its label that it is 1000 cst. Associated 1000 CST diff oil is labelled as 1000 cst. You might think there is a big different...
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    I bought the parts but haven't put them all...

    I bought the parts but haven't put them all together yet so I don't guarantee it will work.

    I plan to mate an original T-Maxx stub axle with the Xtra duty CVDs and use the Traxxas Revo 17MM hub...
  10. Thread: Shock issue

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    The wheel to tire proportions are not the same as...

    The wheel to tire proportions are not the same as the Slash wheels/tires but regular 1/10th scale touring car tires are very close to the correct diameter.
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    It is actually not as heavy as you think. Most...

    It is actually not as heavy as you think. Most "1000 wt" is actually close to "1000 cst" (Centistokes - a unit of viscosity). My bottle of Associated "50 wt" shock oil says it is 650 cst. So 1000 cst...
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    When I found bent kingpins on my first Traxxas...

    When I found bent kingpins on my first Traxxas truck (a Rustler) about 12 years ago, I came up with the idea of using a rear outer hinge pin to replace the smaller stock kingpin. This involved...
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    When I found bent kingpins on my first Traxxas...

    When I found bent kingpins on my first Traxxas truck (a Rustler) about 12 years ago, I came up with the idea of using a rear outer hinge pin to replace the smaller stock kingpin. This involved...
  14. Thread: Top Drive Gear

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    You need a sturdy vise and a hammer. Put a nut...

    You need a sturdy vise and a hammer.

    Put a nut on the end of the slipper shaft so you don't hammer on the threads. Open the vise jaws enough so the shaft just fits in them and the gear is resting...
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    Not really. There is a reason for this thing...

    Not really. There is a reason for this thing called the "KV Rating." There is a limit to how much faster you can make a motor turn (and produce any power) than its KV rating because the back-emf...
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    Tamiya Block Rally tires on regular 1/10th...

    Tamiya Block Rally tires on regular 1/10th Touring car rims will fit and be about the same size. For bigger, you might be able to use Mini-8ight tires but they may not have enough offset (they would...
  17. Fast walking pace is already sensorless running...

    Fast walking pace is already sensorless running with most cars and the RX-8. When testing on a bench you can see the RX-8 LEDs indicting when it reads the sensors. Once you get past the smallest but...
  18. Many people say these kinds of things without...

    Many people say these kinds of things without realizing that the Tekin RX-8, for example, runs in sensorless mode once the car is moving faster than a slow walking pace. The difference is in the...
  19. It is strictly a design variation in the size...

    It is strictly a design variation in the size relationships of the stator slots and the pole piece sizes. I have owned two differen Neu (genuine Neu) 1512 2.5D wind motors. The first one felt like...
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    Yes, but they don't mount any of their foam tires...

    Yes, but they don't mount any of their foam tires to wheels that fit on a Rustler.
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    Gear Puller

    You need a gear puller. This is the first one I found with a quick search but there are less expensive ones available and your LHS might have one they could use to take you pinion off at low (or no)...
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    Sorry, but if you had read that thread completely...

    Sorry, but if you had read that thread completely and looked at the pics closely (when they were originally posted) you would have seen that the magnet segments were clearly different widths on the...
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    No, it is 400KV more because the magnets are...

    No, it is 400KV more because the magnets are smaller/weaker than in the Castle 2400 and so don't generate as much back-EMF.
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    Are you sure it is super glue? I don't thibk...

    Are you sure it is super glue?

    I don't thibk I've ever head of someone using super glue on an ESC but I have head of people using "Shoe Goo."

    The difference is the super glue will be rock hard...
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    You can't charge NiMH packs in paralell like...

    You can't charge NiMH packs in paralell like LiPos. With LiPo charging, the voltage increases constantly until it levels off. Additional charge to a LiPo always means a higher voltage.

    With NiMH,...
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