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    Heat is the answer if all of the posted above...

    Heat is the answer if all of the posted above didn't work. Heat extends metal. Therefore apply heat (heat-gun or anything really VERY hot) to the steering block. It will extend itself and the ring...
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    I'm using ThunderTech's Outlaw and I have to say...

    I'm using ThunderTech's Outlaw and I have to say I LOVE it. Yes, it's pricey, but the money spent on it is completely worth it. Forget about the problem with rear mount that gets ripped apart. Forget...
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    Guys, why so complicated? Just create 2 small...

    Guys, why so complicated? Just create 2 small holes (2mm is enough) on each tire (against each other) and then attach it to the rear drive and give it some throttle, holding the car in your hand....
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    Already looking forward to my combo that is on...

    Already looking forward to my combo that is on the way :-)

    I will use MM instead of Sidewinder, because it can withstand higher currents, heat and I have it waterproofed already.

    Can anyone...
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    Sidewinder SC system 3800kV

    So the combo is now available by TH:

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXAETT&P=ML

    Does anyone know if the motor is available separately? I can't find it anywhere.
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    Since I'm now on a business trip for 8 months,...

    Since I'm now on a business trip for 8 months, till the end of January it's Essen, Germany.

    From February it's going to be back home - Prague, Czech Republic.
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    First, use locktite, as guys mentioned already. ...

    First, use locktite, as guys mentioned already.

    Second - don't tighten it with a screwdriver, with the tip. Use the original metal wrench instead. You will need to dremel it a little from outside,...
  8. Thread: Beadlock help

    by scarab82
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    For 2S, there should be no difference (Epics vs...

    For 2S, there should be no difference (Epics vs Rocksters). For 3S, Rocksters worked very well for me, but you can read about Epics that they simply can't handle that much power.

    Speaking of...
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    If you're running original Traxxas pinion, no...

    If you're running original Traxxas pinion, no wonder it is noisy. THROW IT AWAY. Both - pinion and spur. Pinion, because it's too soft material. Spur, because it's most probably already torn a bit.
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    One more thing that guys maybe forgot to mention....

    One more thing that guys maybe forgot to mention. Use as little as possible. Less is more in this matter. Put the loctite to the end of the screw, two threads is enough. If you use too much, you...
  11. Thread: bulkheads

    by scarab82
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    And the reason for using alu bulkheads is...?...

    And the reason for using alu bulkheads is...? Unless you want to have your car on a bookshelf, shining and polished, I would avoid using alu parts as much as possible.

    Of course, some critical...
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    Had them, huge disappointment. The shaft is...

    Had them, huge disappointment. The shaft is binding in the bottom, I had to leave the bottom plastic. But even then, quite disappointed. Then I bought Big Bores... making long story short, go ONLY...
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    I used the holes for mounting original ESC. First...

    I used the holes for mounting original ESC. First make a small plate made of plastics, should look like this:

    http://img406.imageshack.us/img406/6391/plate.th.gif

    Use two screws to attach it in...
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    Try to unmount the servo horn and test it again....

    Try to unmount the servo horn and test it again. If it doesn't change anything, visit the hobby shop where you bought your Slash. It might be damaged servo from inside. In case it gets resolved by...
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    IMHO it's worth it. Been trying Proline Switch...

    IMHO it's worth it. Been trying Proline Switch tires, Pede tires, original tires, Badlands 2.2 (horrible balooning, but the pattern is superb)... and finally got tired of it, so I ended up this week...
  16. Too expensive. Take any medical rubber glove, cut...

    Too expensive. Take any medical rubber glove, cut the two or three longest fingers and here you go, you have the same :-)

    I've been using it for weeks now. Very cheap, works well.
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    Axial Rockster beadlocks + Switch tires (before...

    Axial Rockster beadlocks + Switch tires (before this I had Badlands), running on 3S, never had a problem.
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    Break lights - walkthrough

    For those who are interested in making your own brake lights (works for reverse, too), here is a short walkthrough. If you like images, I'm sorry in advance, this will be just a text description :-)...
  19. Thread: cvd ?

    by scarab82
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    Using MIP for couple months and never had a...

    Using MIP for couple months and never had a problem. Giving my Slash hard time with Medusa 3300kV on MM, 3S.
  20. Thread: My Baja Bug

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    Had Badlands for a week and had to put them away....

    Had Badlands for a week and had to put them away. Grip is great, but otherwise it's like floating. Speaking about 2.2 Badlands. They are pretty big, which is nice, but completely unusable on 3S, it's...
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    Like the guys said, replace just the critical...

    Like the guys said, replace just the critical parts. That means those parts you have already problem with or you can see you will in the near future.

    Shock towers will definitely help, the plastic...
  22. Sticky: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7QS4NsR4sc -...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7QS4NsR4sc - speed run (82 km/h)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOPNE72Y31E - Onboard 1
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GZ2Mw40dS4 - Onboard 2...
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    I've replaced my VXL about two weeks ago. I...

    I've replaced my VXL about two weeks ago. I didn't burn it, but I was getting close to do so. The temps on 3S were VERY high. About 90 degrees (C).

    Therefore I've decided to go Medusa way. I can...
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