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  1. Thread: decisions

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    yea id recommend the brushed mini over brushless...

    yea id recommend the brushed mini over brushless if your not that into repairs and just want a solid fun machine. the faster and harder the mini's are beat on the more their weaknesses really start...
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    this was my main point. when typing i didnt think...

    this was my main point. when typing i didnt think all the motors available, just vehicle sizes and the electrics they come with. :((
  3. other than the above, maybe center the horn on...

    other than the above, maybe center the horn on the servo. take the servo horn off, set the trim on the tx to center, point the front wheels straight ahead, and bolt the horn back to servo. also can...
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    why dont they make sense if power and speed is...

    why dont they make sense if power and speed is desired? there arent many other 'step ups' between 1/16 and 1/10 for power systems. if you want real power you need to go w a 1/10 system, there is a...
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    where are the limiters in the shocks? it might be...

    where are the limiters in the shocks? it might be quicker and easier to zip-tie the rockers to limit travel. if theyre inside the shock like im envisioning
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    run a revo body for an open wheel look? or parma...

    run a revo body for an open wheel look? or parma dune buggy or proline rat rod? theyre an odd enough scale already, then to try and find a wider body is may be tough.

    or could take two bodies,...
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    what batteries do you plan on using? were you...

    what batteries do you plan on using? were you looking for more power/speed than stock? 1/10 castle sidewinder combo is a popular one, not sure what kv in a rally, probably 5700 or higher. the...
  8. the esc gets replaced plenty on the traxxas too,...

    the esc gets replaced plenty on the traxxas too, but the motor is pretty solid. the 1/16ths also have somewhat fragile, poorly designed knuckles, shocks that leak, and diffs that need shimming. might...
  9. Thread: Chassis Bracing

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    tbone racing bumpers/chassis skid combo. or...

    tbone racing bumpers/chassis skid combo. or thetoyz sells driven production chassis braces
  10. the qr1 can carry around a 808 keychain cam, see...

    the qr1 can carry around a 808 keychain cam, see youtube for quality of vids.

    This post has been edited. Posting about non Traxxas vehicles is not allowed

    Dadx2mj
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    thats crazy. for future reference, cut up a straw...

    thats crazy. for future reference, cut up a straw from a compressed air can, wd40 can, or capri sun pouch and put em under the blades
  12. ive seen smaller screws have machine threads, on...

    ive seen smaller screws have machine threads, on micro crawlers and micro servos. and the other tiny micro quads have plugs, why wouldnt this one?
  13. Sticky: has anyone mounted up the new proline rat rod...

    has anyone mounted up the new proline rat rod body? wanted to see what it looked like on a rally. should be sick w hpi vintage wheels
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    are you thinking of putting both the 1/10 esc and...

    are you thinking of putting both the 1/10 esc and motor in? or just the 1/10 esc to power the stock 380 motor?

    i cant see why using the mini 380 motor w the 1/10 esc would be a problem, the motor...
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    read here:...

    read here: http://www.ultimaterc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=121843

    what batteries are you planning on running? how do you plan on driving? also its doubtful your stock motor 'overheated' (as in...
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    welcome! the leakage is more a problem w all...

    welcome!

    the leakage is more a problem w all the other 1/16th shocks cept the hot racings. they were poorly designed from the start (others keep copying it) w a lame clip on type of bottom...
  17. Thread: Rat Rod!

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    lower the front and take off the wing. and i...

    lower the front and take off the wing. and i wouldnt get the mini8 wheels unless you were planning on dying/painting them. the bright yellow is way ugly and not scale imo



    no you want taller...
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    those are neat photos. the last one one would...

    those are neat photos. the last one one would make a great wallpaper if was large enough
  19. Thread: will this fit

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    wait, so the hitec is slower? i dont see that as...

    wait, so the hitec is slower? i dont see that as a strike.... but i do agree w getting a hitec or something proven tho. i get the feeling that servo is more for airplanes and heli's
  20. try a tiny drill bit cut to length. then maybe a...

    try a tiny drill bit cut to length. then maybe a lil bit of thread lock or shoe goo or something to hold it in.

    was an o-ring holding it in?
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    no experience with hot racing's but i can say...

    no experience with hot racing's but i can say traxxas's red aluminum one are tough
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    did you try reversing the channels on the tx? i...

    did you try reversing the channels on the tx? i suppose this wouldnt help w it only function intermittently......if fairly new try calling traxxas
  23. Thread: LiPo help.

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    yea i wouldnt do the salt water method, it is not...

    yea i wouldnt do the salt water method, it is not supposed neutralize chemicals, its supposed to drain the batt. but ive read elsewhere the exposed metal will corrode before full discharge. so when...
  24. Thread: sand paws

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    what? :confused: also, youve never heard of one...

    what? :confused: also, youve never heard of one of the more popular paddle tire out there?

    yes they can fit those rims, but since the rims are buggy width (a lil narrower) the tires will be more...
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    i ground the front off a strc skid after a while,...

    i ground the front off a strc skid after a while, aluminum is not the answer. i should post up a pic, it actually kinda cool.
    plastic isnt scratch proof either, but it has less friction, it 'slides'...
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