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    Hey Jay, you have to glue small portions of the...

    Hey Jay, you have to glue small portions of the tire at a time because I dries so fast. Thin CA glue dries faster than thicker. I use Proline's CA glue (I think they only have one) and its thin and...
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    ah, don't worry. I did the same when I ran these...

    ah, don't worry. I did the same when I ran these smaller 1/5 street tires. I forgot to adjust the gearing - for several packs. Blew the motor because it overheated. doh!

    And no real need to switch...
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    Rubbing alcohol will work, the main thing is to...

    Rubbing alcohol will work, the main thing is to remove dried glue, then clean debris from the area.
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    Sure, just "Reggie" up the unglued spots. lol. If...

    Sure, just "Reggie" up the unglued spots. lol. If there is dried ca glue in the unglued area, you'll need to scrape/sand/dremel it off and clean with acetone if you have any handy. The dried ca glue...
  5. Sticky: Some new tires and wheels :) Ofna MT3 Splits...

    Some new tires and wheels :)

    Ofna MT3 Splits with Schumacher Venom 114 tires. I belted these tires (on the inside) with Kevlar and cut the lip off outer bead on the ofna wheels. These tires run...
  6. Thread: punch control?

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    ^^ Nope, no punch control on the VLX-3s.

    ^^ Nope, no punch control on the VLX-3s.
  7. Thread: punch control?

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    Hey Mike, I have a RR 24 and 25 tooth pinion I...

    Hey Mike, I have a RR 24 and 25 tooth pinion I use with the traxxas 54t spur. Fits fine.
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    There aren't any beadlocks available for the...

    There aren't any beadlocks available for the Badlands 3.8. And they don't hold up as good as gluing. Silicon around the bead of beadlocks may help.
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    Maybe that LHS did have some inside info - Castle...

    Maybe that LHS did have some inside info - Castle MXL-6s :)

    yes, I'm a grave digger.
  10. Thread: wheel hubs?

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    Same here.

    Same here.
  11. Thread: wheel hubs?

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    I used that method too but found it to be a...

    I used that method too but found it to be a hassle to remove them. Maybe I didn't do mine properly but they were temporary.

    Something similar to GNs fix is this...
  12. Thread: wheel hubs?

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    GN - did you ever find 6x10x2mm washers to be...

    GN - did you ever find 6x10x2mm washers to be used behind the HPI hex? I found some copper ones from Polaris - $1.39 each

    http://www.partzilla.com/parts/detail/polaris/PP-7556411.html
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    Sticky: These have to be put away till next winter. :)...

    These have to be put away till next winter. :) Hostile Nightmare tires for the Baja 5b with 5/8" screws (cut down to fit 40 series wheels).
    ...
  14. Thread: Erevo racer

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    You'll really need to find out the kind of track...

    You'll really need to find out the kind of track it is, such as wet or dry loam. Tires are typically chosen based on the type of track. As mentioned above, first thing to do is go to a race and ask...
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    Cool. I like hearing opinions like this. :) And...

    Cool. I like hearing opinions like this. :) And those Lunsfords are some nicely machined parts. Man, logs jump out of no where just like parked cars. I once drove into a car tire - ripped the right...
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    You sure about this? I thought the aluminum were...

    You sure about this? I thought the aluminum were stronger than steel. I've snapped/bent a few steel stockers, but haven't damaged the aluminum (push rods and toe links). And I've had head on...
  17. Yup, those are the replacement stub axles. That...

    Yup, those are the replacement stub axles. That 6s is serious business. :)

    srpawski - that's a good idea for a tire balancer. I do the same. And I can use it for any size hex (17mm, 23mm and 1/5...
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    The hubs, stub axles and wheel bearings can take...

    The hubs, stub axles and wheel bearings can take a serious beating. Never had them fail. Bearings get rough, but they haven't exploded like they do in my diffs lol. But I've snapped many drive...
  19. Thread: Erevo racer

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    I'd focus mainly on improving handling (as...

    I'd focus mainly on improving handling (as opposed to strengthening anything or getting more power). Such as Tekno sway bars, stiffer springs (I think I run black in the rear and gold in the front),...
  20. Thread: Shocks

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    The stock shocks just need some tweaking with...

    The stock shocks just need some tweaking with Traxxas parts and they will be amazing. You can put stiffer springs, heavier oil and variable damping pistons. For sway bars prefer Tekno (I've used...
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    That's a common problem. Only thing to do is...

    That's a common problem. Only thing to do is upgrade to a higher quality bearing. I don't know how good Hobbytown bearings are, unless they were a brand name. Avid are good. Really good would be...
  22. I don't think there really is a best front sand...

    I don't think there really is a best front sand tire. Looks-wise, the Shockwaves could make a good front tire. For fronts, your main concern will be steering, so you need some tread that runs...
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    ^^^ 6, 8 and 10mm ...

    ^^^

    6, 8 and 10mm

    https://traxxas.com/forums/showthread.php?480362-Pictures-of-how-to-shim-a-diff&p=5611549&viewfull=1#post5611549
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    ^^ I don't know about those China bearings. Just...

    ^^ I don't know about those China bearings. Just get $1 Avid bearings.
    http://www.avidrc.com/product/8/metric-bearings/115/6x12x4-Revolution-MR126-RSZ-metric-bearings.html

    For grease, are you...
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    and re: pillow/pivot balls, mine always loosen...

    and re: pillow/pivot balls, mine always loosen themselves out of the a-arms so I set them with Vibra-tite (its like locktite). I did the same for the caps.
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