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  1. My first post seems like a life time ago, I...

    My first post seems like a life time ago, I wonder if I can even dig up my first post anymore
  2. Thread: Avatar

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    You need to be a member for 30 days and have 100...

    You need to be a member for 30 days and have 100 posts then you can add it from your profile.
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    Lunsford Fat Boys, they are costly but IMO well...

    Lunsford Fat Boys, they are costly but IMO well worth it. I dont think I have stripped a spur gears since I bought a set of them years ago.
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    Changing the gear ratio will not effect...

    Changing the gear ratio will not effect durability but should help control temps.

    If you are stripping spur gears it is due to either debris getting between the gears or an improper or shifting...
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    You can buy a lot of stock diffs for what the...

    You can buy a lot of stock diffs for what the cheapest after market one costs. There really is no durability issue with the stock diff, yes have you have seen first hand they can strip on occasion...
  6. What works best is going to vary depending on how...

    What works best is going to vary depending on how and where you drive the truck. Best bet is to try many set ups until you find what works best for you. Keep in mind as a general rule of thumb, the...
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    I would suggest using an upgraded servo savor not...

    I would suggest using an upgraded servo savor not a horn. You dont want to kill the servo gears. I use a Kimbrough 124 servo savor and STRC bell cranks.
  8. Thread: Other brands

    by Dadx2mj
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    Welcome to the Traxxas forum. Other brands of...

    Welcome to the Traxxas forum.

    Other brands of RC vehicles are not allowed to be discussed. You can talk about after market parts but only as related to their use on a Traxxas vehicle.
  9. Thread: Gearbox

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    Welcome to the Traxxas forum. The case is the...

    Welcome to the Traxxas forum.

    The case is the same and so are he gears with the exception of older XL-5's that had plastic gears. A few years back Traxxas phased out the plastic gears so all newer...
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    ^^^^Try saving the file in JPG format that...

    ^^^^Try saving the file in JPG format that usually makes the image small enough to work as an avatar.
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    Brushed motors like the Titan should be cleaned...

    Brushed motors like the Titan should be cleaned on a regular basis. Te standard method is to pull the motor out of the truck and flush it with a can of motor spray or electronics spray solvent. Keep...
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    You are correct when the truck has the stock...

    You are correct when the truck has the stock tranny case but when you have the FLM case as mentioned the shims work well to increase the anti squat.

    FLM does supply grub or jack screws to set...
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    Would help to know what kind of RC vehicle this...

    Would help to know what kind of RC vehicle this system and battery were going into.
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    It is really hard to give you a good...

    It is really hard to give you a good recommendation because not only are there all the normal variables involved but given your set up you most likely over heated the motor at some point. When the...
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    I picked up a new to me used Schwinn Jaguar...

    I picked up a new to me used Schwinn Jaguar Cruiser. It was in rough shape with some surface rust that I managed to clean off , broken seat, missing brake pad etc. Spent about two days cleaning and...
  16. First issue will be fitting the 2200kv motor in...

    First issue will be fitting the 2200kv motor in the tranny case, you will have to hack it up with a Dremel like tool or buy an after market case with an open motor bay. The 2200 wont fit a stock...
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    Stock Rustler has a 3500kv motor you are running...

    Stock Rustler has a 3500kv motor you are running a 5700kv motor and you are also running or were running much taller tires (Badlands) which also effects gearing. The gearing that works for a stock...
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    I think the cop was pulling your leg. I would be...

    I think the cop was pulling your leg. I would be extremely impressed if a 5700kv powered Rustler made it to 80 mph, dont think I have ever seen one get out of the 70+ mph range. The 5700 would let...
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    Sounds to me like the problem had been with the...

    Sounds to me like the problem had been with the ESC not the motor
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    Just because you fired one Castle 3800kv motor...

    Just because you fired one Castle 3800kv motor does not mean it is a bad choice, many people use it with good success. How did you have it geared and on what tires? What was the normal running temp...
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    Sorry this forum is for the discussion and...

    Sorry this forum is for the discussion and support of Traxxas vehicles. Support or discussion of non Traxxas vehicles is not allowed.
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    The problem was members bringing up problems from...

    The problem was members bringing up problems from another thread that was closed because it got out of hand. Bringing it up served no purpose other than starting problems again. These references were...
  23. Thread: Battery

    by Dadx2mj
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    What is a "white background ESC"? Lipos have...

    What is a "white background ESC"?

    Lipos have become mainstream in the RC hobby. To me sticking to nimh packs would be like listening to music on 8 track tapes :D
  24. Thread: Battery

    by Dadx2mj
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    All VXL ESC's have low voltage detection and on...

    All VXL ESC's have low voltage detection and on the XL-5s that have it I am pretty sure it is marked LVD on one of the stickers on the ESC.
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    This thread has seen some clean up. If you dont...

    This thread has seen some clean up. If you dont want to go down the road you know is going to cause problems just dont bring the subject up at all, it is very easy to consider doing so Trolling
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