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  1. Well from what I know tooth for tooth the 3800kv...

    Well from what I know tooth for tooth the 3800kv will be faster than the 2400kv on 2s. My 3800kv castle motor tops out at about 30mph with a 14 tooth pinion. It is always an option to buy a second...
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    I like the new gtr shocks I just got. Very cool...

    I like the new gtr shocks I just got. Very cool that i don't have to worry about spacers anymore. Y only complaint is the springs seem a little soft. I think I have blues in the front.
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    Well that lasted a long time, 5 minutes into my...

    Well that lasted a long time, 5 minutes into my first run with new rpm a arms and shocks I broke a piece out of the a arm. Not even a highspeed crash like the last time. Must have just caught it at...
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    The hits just keep on coming. My truck took a bad...

    The hits just keep on coming. My truck took a bad bounce in my yard and bounced off a turtle statue. Snapped an a arm at the body, wish I would have checked the shock before I went to the hobby shop...
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    Get a torch my friend had the bearing carrier...

    Get a torch my friend had the bearing carrier problem, heated them up with a torch and he said they pretty much fell out. Be very careful with the torch method. The aluminum heats and expands faster...
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    Best easiest way to remove a bearing?

    Any tips for removing a bearing from an aluminum motor mount or the aluminum bearing carriers? I tried pushing on it but it didn't even budge.
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    I just finished putting rpms on my truck, have no...

    I just finished putting rpms on my truck, have no idea how they will perform. I am a very light basher and I am not planning on racing. They are a little thicker than stock so I hope they hold up. I...
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    Kinda bummed I rolled my truck one too many times...

    Kinda bummed I rolled my truck one too many times on the pavement I suppose. Snapped the end off the rear camber link and the top off the bearing carrier. I thought it was kinda weird it snapped both...
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    The esc has a slow blinking red light when the...

    The esc has a slow blinking red light when the low voltage protection is activated, and it drops to around 50% power I believe.
  10. Thread: Blown ESC

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    Gearing, heat sinks and fans. I think gearing and...

    Gearing, heat sinks and fans. I think gearing and throttle control play the biggest roll in temps getting high.
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    I never even tried soldering my own stuff so you...

    I never even tried soldering my own stuff so you got me beat there lol. Hopefully it is that simple to sort out.
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    Could the low C rating be affecting his speed? I...

    Could the low C rating be affecting his speed? I was told when I bought my castle setup that 25c on a 5000mah battery was about the minimum to go. The esc and motor just can't pull the juice it needs...
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    Just starting to get warm I could hold my hand on...

    Just starting to get warm I could hold my hand on it, but it was also only 20 degrees out so that is not accurate at all. I would imagine it will be pretty warm in the summer. I was doing about 10 to...
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    Yes it is on 2s. I haven't talked myself into a...

    Yes it is on 2s. I haven't talked myself into a 3s battery yet lol.
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    Took my truck out to a parking lot today, my...

    Took my truck out to a parking lot today, my phone says I hit 31mph with a 14t pinion. Not bad at all I would say but is it possible that my phone being taped to the top of the body affected my top...
  16. Well then go with the ultimate there are a lot of...

    Well then go with the ultimate there are a lot of things I would like to upgrade that the ultimate already comes with. except for my motor/esc I am waiting for stuff to break before I buy new parts.
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    I used lexan and double stick tape as well I will...

    I used lexan and double stick tape as well I will have to get on a computer and post some pictures.
    As of right now I have 14/54 gearing for it. I am waiting to see what the temps look like before...
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    The servo wires being so tight is exactly why I...

    The servo wires being so tight is exactly why I didn't buy it today. I did however walk out with a higher C rating battery. How did you mount your esc to the chassis?
  19. I wish I would gave saved uo a little more and...

    I wish I would gave saved uo a little more and got the ultimate, but I am more than happy with my regular slash 4x4. I would also consider if you want to race or bash it. I feel like the lcg chassis...
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    Yes I have programed it. the way the box is...

    Yes I have programed it. the way the box is designed the holes don't line up in the location and even if they did the wires would exit the box in a weird location no matter how I turn it.

    I forgot...
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    Alright I saw in Nother post that the field link...

    Alright I saw in Nother post that the field link doesn't work with the monster 2 yet but if it doubles as a usb adapter that is worth it. I found a reciever box listed under the slash 4x4 parts on...
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    Pretty sure he meant 2s is the sweet spot of a...

    Pretty sure he meant 2s is the sweet spot of a 4000kv motor.
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    Ok seems easy enough, Thanks for that link....

    Ok seems easy enough, Thanks for that link. Anyone know how to relocate the reciever box it is pressed up tight to the esc and I am worried I might damage or melt something. Field link or the castle...
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    Mamba monster2 and 3800kv motor

    Well I pulled the trigger on this combo. Took me a few hours to get it all put together butit runs now. I lost my ability to wheelie on carpet and it did that with the stock motor so I am a bit...
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    Truck would have been 30 days old yesterday. I...

    Truck would have been 30 days old yesterday. I plan on calling traxxas tonight to see if they can replace it.
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