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  1. Thread: MIPs vs Teknos

    by jason26
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    Very happy with MIP X-Duty's. No issues in the 2...

    Very happy with MIP X-Duty's. No issues in the 2 Stampedes that have them. Take your time putting them together, make sure everything is aligned right and let the thread lock cure properly.

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    All my hard case lipos crack from bashing. I now...

    All my hard case lipos crack from bashing. I now pre wrap them with electrical tape or gorilla. And for the ones that are cracked - as long as the wrapping around the cells isn't damaged, tape them...
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    Suggestions for a better body mount?

    My kids and I both have issues with the pins to mound the bodies - as well as the battery. I've modded the battery holder to use velcro, but the body mounts remain an issue. Is there something...
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    I've had good luck with Boca econo sealed...

    I've had good luck with Boca econo sealed bearings and am also trying some Yeah Racing stainless bearings - also very budget friendly.
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    Clint: What tires are you using on the Auto...

    Clint: What tires are you using on the Auto Clearing track? One of my kids is interest in trying racing - which for me could mean building up a couple of mean Slashes from Stampedes.
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    I believe some play is required to deal with...

    I believe some play is required to deal with chassis, especially on direct front or rear impacts, or bad landings.

    Anyways, our 2 stampedes have a lot of play there as well and it hasn't been a...
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    That looks really good. Can you tell me what body...

    That looks really good. Can you tell me what body that is? Is your chassis LCG?

    Thanks.
  8. I've actually got a spread sheet running using...

    I've actually got a spread sheet running using the Platinum as a base, and another using DollarHobbyz as a base. After my desired upgrades, and selling the Velinion they are surprisingly close -...
  9. Another new build - Some questions: Axles and diffs...

    Fed up with my current OtherTruck, and constantly amazed by the 2 Stampede 4x4s my sons drive (after MIP upgrades), I'm looking to do a Slash build (ViperZ's recent build had some influence as well)....
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    Check out the VG Racing springs. And if you...

    Check out the VG Racing springs. And if you haven't already done so, out Traxxas aluminum shock caps on those ultras.

    This is what I did for out 2 stampedes after putting roll cages in them which...
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    Expecting snow so soon?!? :)

    Expecting snow so soon?!? :)
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    People's experience with the MIPS sure vary. One...

    People's experience with the MIPS sure vary. One of our trucks used the blue gel that came with the cvds, the other is using red thread lock. After about 10 2s packs through each there has been no...
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    Would you be willing to share your total cost as...

    Would you be willing to share your total cost as you near completion? As I'll be swapping out arms, cvds, driveshaft, power plant, wheels and bearings right off the bat, I'm thinking this is the way...
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    So could we! Would want to add some more lipos...

    So could we! Would want to add some more lipos to our collection, and I've been eyeing a slash to go with my kids stampedes - after a few upgrades I really like how the hold up compared to my XS.
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    Wow. I've been eyeing that wood chip pile but...

    Wow. I've been eyeing that wood chip pile but work travel has had me out for a while. Finally got the kids to paradise beach which was awesome but shorter than expected as it allows for more WOT...
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    No doubt a looser slipper makes this bearing work...

    No doubt a looser slipper makes this bearing work more. But it still doesn't work nearly as much as say the motor mount bearing (btw, as far as I can tell a king headz is only going to give you a...
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    Slipper bearing.

    I always read about the motor mount bearing being a weak link but mine have been fine. But this week, both our Stampedes have had a blown slipper bearing. This bearing obviously doesn't get checked...
  18. Thread: What to buy

    by jason26
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    I sometimes wish I had bought my boys Slashes,...

    I sometimes wish I had bought my boys Slashes, but they get a real kick out of their Stampedes doing 100 foot wheelies, and their general unpredictability provides them with lots of entertainment. I...
  19. The other day I tightened the slipper just to the...

    The other day I tightened the slipper just to the point of getting wheelies - before that you could hear it slip, and while no wheelies it still ran well. But while out this time the slipper...
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    Its really no different than converting an HCG...

    Its really no different than converting an HCG Slash. As its longer you need a new drive shaft, but then it should be running. To be complete we'll be adding Slash bumpers, Slash body mounts, a SC...
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    LCG Slash conversion. Partly because a neighbour...

    LCG Slash conversion. Partly because a neighbour kid got one and my oldest likes it better than his Stampede looks wise. But he thinks he may like to try racing next year, and I'd join him.
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  22. I use the Dusty Motors shroud with the neoprene...

    I use the Dusty Motors shroud with the neoprene mod. Works well. IMO they serve different purposes.
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    Just 2 on the trenchers, but maybe 25 on the...

    Just 2 on the trenchers, but maybe 25 on the stock wheels? They are snapping where they clip onto the metal ball.

    Tool a look at Teknos but I think I'll just go MIP all round. The axles seem to...
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    Thanks for the tip about Deifenbaker, as its a...

    Thanks for the tip about Deifenbaker, as its a short drive away I've been meaning to checkout the exhibition grounds and we found the stop. I'm following the Slash forum as my oldest son wants to...
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    Trenchers require MIPs?

    So I bought 4 pairs of trenchers for my boys stampedes. Broken rear axles all round - and the slipper wasn't even tight enough to so wheelies.

    So I put rear MIP X-duty cvds on both, tightened one...
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