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    I still think the bumper mount could be made out...

    I still think the bumper mount could be made out of a more appropriate material... such as perhaps a very hard rubber that's flexible just enough to absorb impact without shattering.

    And it SHOULD...
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    The drama continues! The correct arms arrived...

    The drama continues!

    The correct arms arrived in the mail today. I replaced the broken arm fine, but like a few of the aftermarket arms I've read about, the Golden Horizons lower front arms HIT...
  3. The way the Canadian dollar is going, 20 bucks...

    The way the Canadian dollar is going, 20 bucks CDN is about $18.50 US.
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    Nope - can't work, the size of the rear arms is...

    Nope - can't work, the size of the rear arms is different.

    http://www.sunstorm.com/stuff/P5273146.jpg

    According to GH's site, the front arms should look like:
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  5. Frankly, I'm amazed it still works at all without...

    Frankly, I'm amazed it still works at all without reprogramming. After changing the trigger to 70/30 on mine on a whim, the thing took off! ;-)
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    Gah - this is so frustrating. After 8 days my...

    Gah - this is so frustrating. After 8 days my replacement parts come in. I decided to upgrade to aluminum front arms. Unpack the first one I need, screw in the pivot ball, and then quickly realize...
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    Yeah, that groove you see at the break on the...

    Yeah, that groove you see at the break on the left is actually a dent in the plastic and not missing plastic. I ran into a 6" tall square steel fence post holder (designed for 4x4 posts) set into...
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    Alas I managed to hit something pretty hard... ...

    Alas I managed to hit something pretty hard...

    http://www.sunstorm.com/stuff/P5193085.jpg
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    Yup, the slit was the key. Thanks!

    Yup, the slit was the key. Thanks!
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    Taking off suspension arms??

    I broke one of my lower front suspension arms and am trying to get it off... please excuse me as this is my first Traxxas and exploded views, while helpful, don't provide step-by-step...

    So far...
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    As far as I understand, NiMH batteries should get...

    As far as I understand, NiMH batteries should get very warm near the end of their charge but NOT actually hot. I think the rule of thumb is as long as you can hold them you're fine, but if they're...
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    Easier way to get to the power button?

    I don't know about you, but I don't *always* take the batteries out immediately or want to remove the body clips every time just to turn it on or off, so I find myself contorting my hand (which is...
  13. Thread: Broken To Date

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    Ack - I just did an inspection and noticed that...

    Ack - I just did an inspection and noticed that my front bumper mount is broken, cracked right through one of the screw holes where it attaches to the front bumper.
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    Mmm, 8000mah that may be enough to tempt me over...

    Mmm, 8000mah that may be enough to tempt me over to lipos... 18C is enough?

    So far - nothing for me! Had some stuff come loose, had to do some adjustments on steering, but amazingly nothing has...
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    One nut on mine keeps coming lose. After the...

    One nut on mine keeps coming lose. After the second last time out it wobbled enough to chip a good chunk of the chrome plating off the wheel (around where the nut is). Last time I **really**...
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    Got one. Yellow. Stock so far (waiting for things...

    Got one. Yellow. Stock so far (waiting for things to break before I even think of upgrading, and likely the first thing would be a new battery charger, followed by lipos.)
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    An aluminum one might be stronger, but is this...

    An aluminum one might be stronger, but is this what you really want? Is it going to flex and absorb much of the shock, or is it going to merely transfer it straight into the chassis and break...
  18. Thread: question.

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    The only way I can get mine to wheelie is if I...

    The only way I can get mine to wheelie is if I get it rolling backwards a bit and then throttle forward. And it usually either doesn't last more than a half second, or I end up on the back bumper...
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    No trouble yet with my Orion 4500mah packs and...

    No trouble yet with my Orion 4500mah packs and some pretty heavy use. Just about to start my fourth charge on them.
  20. Heh, took it out again today... I think I'm...

    Heh, took it out again today... I think I'm getting a bit careless with it, rolled it a LOT (not purposefully), took a few bad jumps... near the end of the run as the truck rolled up to me I could...
  21. First runs with the Summit... and batteries.

    So I've had my Summit since February, but I didn't want to take it out in the snow at the time (brand new & all) and due to work and outdoors conditions, it's been sitting waiting for me. I had...
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    No lettering on my yellow.

    No lettering on my yellow.
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    Mine, like some others, were REALLY stuck. I...

    Mine, like some others, were REALLY stuck.

    I did the front pair last night; didn't really need to adjust it much to make a noticeable difference in the right height.
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    Dunno about that - I saw at least 3 photos in the...

    Dunno about that - I saw at least 3 photos in the gallery showing double yellow on the rear, and not one with double orange in that position...
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    Just noting that the front of my Summit has...

    Just noting that the front of my Summit has double orange, but the rear has double yellow. Which is a 4.9 rate versus 5.4 for the orange.
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