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    Yup, I swapped the blocks from my rustler vxl to...

    Yup, I swapped the blocks from my rustler vxl to try on the jato and it worked fine with some minor adjustments to the links.
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    Do you have any kids? " Go turn daddy's car...

    Do you have any kids? " Go turn daddy's car around. " I figure you should get some reward for giving them life.
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    Google or ebay search for traxxas torque control...

    Google or ebay search for traxxas torque control upgrade tmaxx. Replaces the old spur and friction peg setup with actual clutch pads. Unless you are talking cb/pinion in which case you can get a...
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    Your alignment is most likely the issue with it...

    Your alignment is most likely the issue with it being hard to control. Make sure you have a little bit of rear toe-in and the front should be opposite. If you have all four corners equal then it...
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    Ebay is definitely a solid option. I recently...

    Ebay is definitely a solid option. I recently came into some extra cash and decided that I needed to add a rustler vxl to my collection. Watched some auctions for about a week and came out with a...
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    Spc just got in a bunch of really cheap 2s lipos....

    Spc just got in a bunch of really cheap 2s lipos. Around 5000mah 20c for just over $20. I dont think you can go beat the price/quality.


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    If you want great offroad traction then consider...

    If you want great offroad traction then consider proline speed paws. Almost too much grip. Great for grass and mud and also alot more stability on gravel/rough terrain.


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  8. I suggest taking your time and try to get it...

    I suggest taking your time and try to get it right. The effort is worth it. There will always be a need for soldering skills, plus you wont have to wait. Otherwise you bought a bunch of soldering...
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    My biggest problem with the talons is that the...

    My biggest problem with the talons is that the sidewall is to small. They dont absorb any little bumps and the rims get smashed in no time. One little rock can mess up your day. I went with the...
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    I have the same tire/wheel combo you are getting...

    I have the same tire/wheel combo you are getting and I don't run foams. They work just fine.


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  11. It's all about heat transfer and surface area. ...

    It's all about heat transfer and surface area. Air blowing over your motor will cool it but not as effeciently as it would when the heat is transfered to the aluminum fins of the heatsink. The...
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    43 I am one happy Merv owner.

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    I am one happy Merv owner.
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    I wouldnt go so far as to call the stock tires...

    I wouldnt go so far as to call the stock tires junk but they certainly arent good for much. The stock wheels however are terrible. The plastic is very thin and weak. Aftermarket wheels and tires...
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    Factory should be 30k but they are dry half the...

    Factory should be 30k but they are dry half the time. Make sure to check before installing it.

    My truck still wheelies on dirt and grass but alot of that has to do with my tires which are too...
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    You can find a generic tip to fit or easily...

    You can find a generic tip to fit or easily modify one to fit. I couldnt find a flat tip for the iron I have so I made one.
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    Nimh's drop voltage under load alot more than...

    Nimh's drop voltage under load alot more than lipos so running two nihm's in parallel gives a little more punch than 1 alone. Not trying to confuse that with series which is obviously much more...
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    Two stock batteries in parallel are considerably...

    Two stock batteries in parallel are considerably faster than a single batt. I always run them together.


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    Its rocks getting in your rear wheels and binding...

    Its rocks getting in your rear wheels and binding on the axle carriers as the wheel tries to spin. I have a gravel driveway and that happens just about every other time i spin the car around. It...
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    That's pretty slick. Probably going to purchase...

    That's pretty slick. Probably going to purchase this esc sometime soon and that will solve my issue of mounting. Nice job!
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    Heat up your iron and dip it in the flux. Then...

    Heat up your iron and dip it in the flux. Then you just touch it to some solder and it will coat the tip. At that point you can just melt off the backwards tab and fix it. Watch a video. Then...
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    The iron and accessories you have listed will do...

    The iron and accessories you have listed will do a fine job. Flux or soldering paste is basically something that cleans the surfaces that will be soldered together. It's like applying primer before...
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    I received an email from tom hines at spc about 3...

    I received an email from tom hines at spc about 3 weeks ago after i inquired about 1/16 packs. This is what i got.

    "We have been trying for 3 months now to find another source of 1/16th packs ...
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    I've had to re-solder the plug on my esc twice in...

    I've had to re-solder the plug on my esc twice in the past couple months. Just make sure you get an iron with enough power. I made the mistake of getting a cheap 25 watt iron and should have gotten...
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    If it the esc went into thermal shutdown then it...

    If it the esc went into thermal shutdown then it would just stop. If you read your manual you would see that lipo's that hit lvc will run at 50% power to notify you to stop.


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    You might be able to get away with some 0 weight...

    You might be able to get away with some 0 weight synthetic but you can get stuff made for your RC that will work alot better for alot less money.


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