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    I have the Prolines on sometimes, nice when I...

    I have the Prolines on sometimes, nice when I want to change tires. They hold fine, I am presently waiting for new "desert truck tires" and they will go on the Proline beadlocks again. One of the...
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    You got it, Andrew, I built a set of custom...

    You got it, Andrew, I built a set of custom low-pro 2.2 Rock Lizards on Maxx wheels on a stadium truck and they are holding up fine so far with 5700 and 11.1V, The tire seam that was...
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    Well, regardless of when the release is, the ad...

    Well, regardless of when the release is, the ad appears to show that Traxxas is coming out with a rock crawler shortly, due sometime after the VXL EMaxx. Maybe the same time.

    I hope they have been...
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    The stuff I've noticed that are different are:...

    The stuff I've noticed that are different are:
    chassis, wheels/tires(duh), rear A-arms, obvious stuff like bumpers and body & body mounts (similar to Rusty, but slightly different), front skid,...
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    ^^^^ what he said, and: Unquestionable...

    ^^^^ what he said, and: Unquestionable power/weight advantage to Lipo. The rest, and possibly the most important is the driver and suspension setup for racing. That is maybe why the Nimh guys beat...
  6. Thread: gearing

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    Top speed may suffer. :D

    Top speed may suffer.


    :D
  7. Thread: gearing

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    No. (But a couple screws might be longer and...

    No.
    (But a couple screws might be longer and will punch through in spots meant for the shorter screws....no biggie, usually. If you had the trans apart:).)

    Shorter tires will give the effect of...
  8. Thread: gearing

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    If the tires were the only change, then gear down...

    If the tires were the only change, then gear down to a 13 or 15 pinion. Go small increments until acceleration is back with the bigger heavier tires...the stock tires have no traction and the new...
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    I have the 8000 10c (80A) pack from TrueRC, and:...

    I have the 8000 10c (80A) pack from TrueRC, and:
    A) - it works awesome, lots of runtime, tons of power;
    B) - no chance it will fit in the XL-5 chassis, not sure if the VXL chassis is that much...
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    maxx wheels on Rusty

    If you were wondering, the wide offset Maxx wheel doesn't weight any more than the Traxxas 2.8s, and the 2.2 tire has a nice bling look to it on them....lol:wub: Same outer diameter as an average...
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    We run crawlers regularly under water (!) as a...

    We run crawlers regularly under water (!) as a hazard on the course and the only items that need waterproofing are the receiver (balloon tied off with silicone in the end), the servos (filled with a...
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    Your original question I will comment on: I have...

    Your original question I will comment on: I have a TrueRC 8000mah 3s and a 6400 2s and they are exceptional in power and reliabilility. They have more than enough power to rip my Rustler w/5700 with...
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    If you are using the stock hexes, they are a bit...

    If you are using the stock hexes, they are a bit thick and you can get a bit more axle shaft showing by using a narrower hex, either some that are in some HPI wheel kits or by modding the stockers...
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    I installed one on my Rusty, glued the magnet to...

    I installed one on my Rusty, glued the magnet to one of the three spur gear screws, mounted the unit pointing down over the screw by bending the mount that comes with it and bolting to the top screw...
  15. Sweet open spaces with the occasional "power...

    Sweet open spaces with the occasional "power transformer" requires some aluminum bits, or RPM.
    I went through two sets of plastic before the Fast Lane aluminum units and it has been bliss ever...
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    I have nice set of 2.2 Dirt Hawgs on my 2.8s and...

    I have nice set of 2.2 Dirt Hawgs on my 2.8s and it looks great, runs good on the packed dirt of the tracks, poor on loose material, great on grass, wear very fast on pavement. Overall on a track,...
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    o.s. .18 is easier on the driveline? does it rev...

    o.s. .18 is easier on the driveline? does it rev higher and the 3.3 is more torque?
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    .15 to ? More power!

    Sooo, if your .15 is starting to wear out, what is the next step in looking for a new engine, wanting, of course, more power and something with gobs of torque.
    What make and model will be fun and...
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    PM me with details, RC Mechanic, everything has...

    PM me with details, RC Mechanic, everything has SOMETHING wrong with it...what's an FOC? Has it got the basic chassis, suspension, wheels, tires, any servos?, maybe some pics. I have got some...
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    Apparently I am still without a truck. I have...

    Apparently I am still without a truck.
    I have FM radio gear from another project, soo radio/receiver not needed.
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    PM sent about your T

    PM sent about your T
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    Sounds like a sweet deal, miggs, but I think I...

    Sounds like a sweet deal, miggs, but I think I bought EW-MAXXs machine?
    All these emails and PMs are starting to drive me nuts.
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    sent a PM, Eric...

    sent a PM, Eric...
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    did I send you an email or PM? I have sent a...

    did I send you an email or PM? I have sent a couple... I am looking now...
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    WTB: T Maxx roller or ARTR

    Hey, I am looking for a T Maxx to bash - Price hopefully between 150-200 plus shipping for a runner (radio not necessarily needed), or maybe a bit less for a roller with a worn out piston/sleeve, no...
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