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    When your cars new battery fails, does the...

    When your cars new battery fails, does the dealer charge you for a new one? I didn't ask that they replace my broken a-arms, chassis or anything else.

    Funny that you mention it, so why do I need...
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    you are incorrect, give them a call I thought...

    you are incorrect, give them a call I thought the same thing

    I'd have bought the china specials if I knew that, Traxxas batteries are no better and cost 3x more. Paid for a warranty and instead...
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    Had it a week, the other and the replacement I...

    Had it a week, the other and the replacement I bought are both fine as well as my China specials. Use the same charger and balancer that the one failed on.

    Theat paragraph you reference is new,...
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    HYPERION EOS0606I AC/DC - That is the only...

    HYPERION EOS0606I AC/DC - That is the only battery I've had fail in the past 3 yrs (other than 1 that ran too low)
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    Not a Happy Camper

    Not a Happy Camper
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    LIPO Warranty is a Joke

    1 of my LIPOS failed in a week, my balancer aparantly didn't work according to Traxxas on my 5800. Sent in for warranty , expecting to pay $40 (1/2 of the$70 for it new at my Hobby Shop+shipping)...
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    There is a reason not to use aluminum, it...

    There is a reason not to use aluminum, it doesn't give and will end up destroying the truck. This really is an issue only with A-arms. RPM them, or you'll be bending them and whatever they attach...
  8. Are you running double orange with the Long...

    Are you running double orange with the Long Travel rockers?
  9. P2 Suspension Setup for a Mamba Monster Summit?

    Anyone have a good supsension setup for bashing?

    Running Big Joes (1 summit with axial beadlocks the other with non-beadlocks), trying to keep it from rolling over in hard turns (using stock...
  10. I'd get a better rated battery. 30c are more...

    I'd get a better rated battery. 30c are more capable of handling large bursts. Your mah will mainly affect run time. 20c are more for low burst lipo applications like helicopters.

    You could also...
  11. Running 40 series Moabs on Axial Beadlocks. ...

    Running 40 series Moabs on Axial Beadlocks. Wheels are much heavier than the stock setup.
  12. Nope, low grade NIMH blew up and the 5000's I...

    Nope, low grade NIMH blew up and the 5000's I have got puffy. 20c 4000 mah aren't for a heavy vehicle with the wrong gearing. Running 18/68, they get hot and puffy. Run they, you'll see.
  13. What about my thread about gearing, no Hijacking...

    What about my thread about gearing, no Hijacking Please!
  14. 20c might catch fire, 30c will run much cooler. ...

    20c might catch fire, 30c will run much cooler. Blew a nimh cell right out of my truck 4600mah.

    18t on a summit at 30c gets mylipos hot!
  15. Was running 18T / 54 With 14T what gear? 54T or...

    Was running 18T / 54 With 14T what gear? 54T or 68T?
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    Was running 18/54 with BAdlangs on the 1.8 scale...

    Was running 18/54 with BAdlangs on the 1.8 scale J-Concepts and was perfect but Big Joes about .5 inch larger dia need to go down a bit 14 T is too much.

    BTW, badlands on the 3.2 are a bit small,...
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    Gearing ERBE with Big Joes and 4S lipo?

    Anyone running Big Joes on their ERBE on 2 2S lipos? Was running 18T / 54 with Badlands on J-Concepts and now the motor is pretty warm. I know the Big Joes are a bit bigger in dia, so need to gear...
  18. MMM Summit gearing with MOAB's with Lipos?

    Can someone tell me a goos gearing setup for running 2 2S lipos with a Mamba 2200 on a Summit? Catch is I've got some Moabs on it as well.
  19. Anyone tape the foam too? The AKA stuff looks...

    Anyone tape the foam too? The AKA stuff looks like it may work too, but almost half the cost of the tires $$. May need to buy them to fix my curent problem. Sucks ungluing this setup.

    The foam...
  20. Breaking tire foam on j-Concepts / badlands with BE

    Anyone breaking the foam inside the badlands? I keep breaking it running only 7.4 2S batteries.

    Running center diff. Have now broken 3 foam inserts:mad: . Tires are duct-taped, mounted on...
  21. ERBE stuck in full reverse - ends up in ditch smoking lipos and possibly ESC

    Bought some new 2S lipos today. Threw them in and had some fun, for awhile.

    All of the sudden the car went crazy and in full reverse. Running on a traxxas 2.4 dig system. Ended up in a ditch,...
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    Yup, in profile 1 - no rev. Only goes 5-10 mph

    Yup, in profile 1 - no rev. Only goes 5-10 mph
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    Smoked Motor?

    Anyone go into thermal shutdown?

    I was testing the E-revo VXL with an 11.1 lipo (on stock gearing). It shutdown.
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    After cooling down, The motor and esc still work, but the car runs slowly....
  24. Bought some Hyperion batteries 11.1 3S 25C's -...

    Bought some Hyperion batteries 11.1 3S 25C's - fit like a glove. Paid $30 / each from my local hobby store.

    The car is nearly undrivable with just 1. Think I smoked the motor, as I was testing...
  25. Be

    Why not get a BE Chassis, Trans, and center driveshafts off Ebay - that's what I did. Mine is an E-REVO for less than $100. Sold the 3.3 stuff for $50, so it actually cost less than $50 to make a...
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