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    Thanks again. Maybe I can get it by as an...

    Thanks again. Maybe I can get it by as an anniversary present! :)
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    Thanks big Ron! Wow, they sure are proud of it! ...

    Thanks big Ron! Wow, they sure are proud of it! I was hoping I was looking at the wrong one and there was one that was a lot cheaper. May have to rethink things. I don't think the wife will let...
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    I have been looking into a new ESC and motor...

    I have been looking into a new ESC and motor combo for a few weeks now. I've seen a lot of people with good things to say about the Tekin RX8 ESC and the Novak motors, on here and other sites. When...
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    Thanks a bunch! I'll have to look into that.

    Thanks a bunch! I'll have to look into that.
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    Thanks for the replies. I torn it down last...

    Thanks for the replies. I torn it down last night and the bearing in the motor mount is ok (I have already upgraded to the Kingzhead) and the gear is OK. One thing I am sure of is that the motor...
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    Motor Locked and Shaft Wobbles - Any hope?

    My truck started making a clicking noise in the rear end today. I thought it was just something that got caught in the A-arm (I was in the yard) that would come out, but apparently it was an issue...
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    Gotcha. I never noticed that before. Thanks for...

    Gotcha. I never noticed that before. Thanks for clarifying.
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    So I just opened the bottle of diff oil and it...

    So I just opened the bottle of diff oil and it was obviously very different from the shock oil. It was much thicker and "stickier". Oh well, I guess it isn't a conspiracy, just a packaging issue. ...
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    Difference Between Shock and Diff Oil?

    I just bought the Traxxas diff oil set (10 wt, 30 wt, and 50 wt). Don't ask me why I got a set with such high viscosities, I just did. When I opened it, there was a sheet about rebuilding shocks. ...
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    Wow! That is quite an involved mod. Thanks for...

    Wow! That is quite an involved mod. Thanks for the details. The pictures help to clarify some other questions I have had concerning the aftermarket driveshafts that are available. I don't think...
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    I have read a lot of threads about driveshaft...

    I have read a lot of threads about driveshaft upgrades, but I have never heard anyone mention using E-revo driveshafts. What made you go with those instead of the MIP's or Teknos? Any mods...
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    I don't have this body (I recently bought the...

    I don't have this body (I recently bought the JConcepts HiFlow body), but i'll put in my two cents. I trimmed and placed the post holes as suggested in the instructions, but when i mounted it, I...
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    Thanks guys! I'll give that a try.

    Thanks guys! I'll give that a try.
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    New RPM Front Bumper - clicking in front end

    I installed the RPM front bumper this weekend and immediately noticed a clicking sound coming from the front differential. I remember seeing some posts that it may be related to the skid plates...
  15. Nevermind. I just type in the product number...

    Nevermind. I just type in the product number provided in the first post into a search engine and found a place. By the way, thanks Ben for the Low-Maintenance thread. Very helpful.
  16. I have tried to order the Yeah Racing bearings in...

    I have tried to order the Yeah Racing bearings in the past, but it looks like you need a dealer account to order them. Is there another place you can order them from or is there something I am...
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    Ok. Thanks for the info. I'll check out the...

    Ok. Thanks for the info. I'll check out the STRC one as well.
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    Motor Mount Question

    I am getting ready to upgrade my Slash 4x4. One item on my list is the King Headz motor mount. On the web, I see that there is a motor mount with a larger bearing and a separate part that is...
  19. Thread: RC tracks?

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    Proline has a track location on their website. ...

    Proline has a track location on their website. You can enter your zip code and it will list the tracks around you. Hope this helps!
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    I have the base truck (not the Ultimate) and I...

    I have the base truck (not the Ultimate) and I have added the Big Bore shocks. I few weeks ago I changed the shock oil with 60 wt oil all around (I have no idea how I chose that weight) and found...
  21. I bought the base model a few months ago. You...

    I bought the base model a few months ago. You will definitely end up putting that extra $100 in the base model if you bash it. I have bought the upgraded shocks that come on the Ultimate. That is...
  22. Thread: Tools

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    I have the following set and it has made working...

    I have the following set and it has made working on the truck SO much easier. I tried going the cheap route first and it was a mistake. I get this set for $20 from my LHS.
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  23. Thread: Hydroplaning

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    Thanks for the tips. I can't wait to give it a...

    Thanks for the tips. I can't wait to give it a try.
  24. Thread: Hydroplaning

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    Do these trucks still work after sinking? I know...

    Do these trucks still work after sinking? I know the electronics are "waterproof", but other than the obvious post-water maintenance (drying under a fan, cleaning bearings, re-oiling) what else...
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    Thanks. I might have overtightened it and...

    Thanks. I might have overtightened it and damaged the bladder. I clean the truck with compressed air each time a run it, so I will keep an eye on it to see if it continues to leak. I haven't...
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