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  1. I'll check out my shock shafts. I do not have...

    I'll check out my shock shafts. I do not have aluminum caster blocks, and will look into those. I remember a while back on this forum some people said not to get certain aluminum parts because they...
  2. dcsally97, Stampede VXL 2WD (#3607)

    dcsally97, Stampede VXL 2WD (#3607)
  3. I have $50 to spend at local hobby shop, what should i get for my Stampede?

    I asked for a gift card last Christmas because at the time I kept breaking parts on my Stampede. Haven't broken anything since and I want to use this gift card. I have some ideas below, but looking...
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    Is that available in some way for the 2wd...

    Is that available in some way for the 2wd Stampede?
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    That looks awesome! How did you get your body so...

    That looks awesome! How did you get your body so low? Those tires look great also, are they good for dirt or asphalt?
  6. So I can safely run water lightly over the ESC...

    So I can safely run water lightly over the ESC and Engine to clean and let it sit to dry for a least a few days it should be ok? What kind of oil can i use on the hub bearings? I have car engine oil...
  7. What's the best way to clean these things after getting filthy?

    Took my stampede to a local track yesterday. It was mostly dry, but had a few wet spots and by the time by batteries were dead, my entire truck got covered in a layer of mud and dirt. My body shell...
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    I had a chance to check out the DirtBurners track...

    I had a chance to check out the DirtBurners track this weekend. It was great! The park is public, and the track wasn't "closed off" like I feared it might be. The track was mostly dry, but there was...
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    I just bought a 2s 5000 lipo because I wasn't...

    I just bought a 2s 5000 lipo because I wasn't happy with the drive time of the stock NiMH that came with the truck. I'm much happier with the additional drive time the lipo is providing. It's hard to...
  10. Thread: Pede Lipo

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    I have the Traxxas EZ-Peak charger and like the...

    I have the Traxxas EZ-Peak charger and like the simplicity of charging it provides. I've charged the stock 7-cell 3000mah NiMH battery and a SpeedPack 2S 5000mah Lipo with zero problems so far. The...
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    Just looked up the Kirkwood track, look pretty...

    Just looked up the Kirkwood track, look pretty cool! if you figure out hours they are open let us know.
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    Where are you at? I'm in St. Charles. I just...

    Where are you at? I'm in St. Charles. I just bought a 2wd Stampede a couple weeks ago and I can't find any good places to drive. I've already wrecked it into a curb near my place and a tree at Forest...
  13. Thanks, Before I read your reply I plugged the...

    Thanks, Before I read your reply I plugged the battery back in and it only charged for a minute before stopping and saying full. So it makes sense that the battery was half full when I got it and it...
  14. Charged Lipo for the first time, did I do it incorrectly?

    I charged a new 2s 5000mah Lipo last night with my EZ Peak at 5amps. I set it to balanced mode and when I went a checked on it a little over an hour later it wasn't doing anything. It showed that it...
  15. Thanks for the pics, Wish it didn't start...

    Thanks for the pics, Wish it didn't start storming so I could go test it out!
  16. Thanks guys, I took off the shock tower and...

    Thanks guys, I took off the shock tower and installed the turnbuckles fine. I'm still a little worried about using the lower holes to attach them to the shock tower. They are really close to the half...
  17. Took back end apart, kind of confused putting it back together...

    I broke my rear shock tower and rear skid plate. I bought a RPM shock tower and screwed it in and screwed in the rear skid plate. I'm trying to attach the turnbuckles, but I'm confused how they show...
  18. Quick Update...I ended up getting the 2wd...

    Quick Update...I ended up getting the 2wd Stampede VXL. I've been working so much that I've only had a chance to play with it once last night. I have a lot of reading to do to figure out all the...
  19. Thanks for the opinions everyone! I'm have some...

    Thanks for the opinions everyone! I'm have some deciding to do!
  20. New to RC cars, decided on Stampede VXL. 4x4 or 2x4?

    I haven't had an RC car since I was a kid and I had a Tyco Traxx, haha. I decided I want to get a Stampede VXL and I have a few questions...

    - 4x4 or 2x4? I plan on taking it off pavement, but I...
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