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  1. You will really just have to play with setup. You...

    You will really just have to play with setup. You can try different shock springs, different oil wts in the shocks, different pistons in the shocks. I am running 40wt in the front, 60wt in the rear,...
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    As mentioned, if your c rating, and mah rating is...

    As mentioned, if your c rating, and mah rating is the same you should be good. Just don't mix them up, it will cause problems.
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    Why bring a 6 & 1/2 year old thread back? It can...

    Why bring a 6 & 1/2 year old thread back? It can loose power if too hot/lean. High temp usually means too lean. If it is cold outside, you have to richen your hsn, because the air is more dense at...
  4. I don't think it is ever starting, try a new glow...

    I don't think it is ever starting, try a new glow plug? what is the temp?
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    I am running the golden horizion ones, they have...

    I am running the golden horizion ones, they have been great. The rpm, as mentioned will pop out sometimes. You can also run the stock knuckles, and buy the adjuster caps, that will screw into them....
  6. So what is the back story? ran great yesterday?...

    So what is the back story? ran great yesterday? Had the piston out yesterday? Has not been run in 10 years, and the fuel is even older than that. It could just be to cold.
  7. I would think that would make an already, kinda...

    I would think that would make an already, kinda tipsy vehicle, top heavy. Can you not find two that would fit in the stock battery location, and run them parallel? Then as you said, you may have heat...
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    Sticky: http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/28/007a6e8...

    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/28/007a6e8cc0becbf7e486a2b99d3d419c.jpg
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    The stampede is pretty good first nitro. I bought...

    The stampede is pretty good first nitro. I bought a basket case one, and rebuilt it for my son. You want to talk about something that just keeps going, wow, he has not been nice to it. I would...
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    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/28/89dbd57...

    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/28/89dbd57254bcbfe075d84945e31d7cf6.jpg

    I modded a jato wheelie bar, works pretty good
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    Dura trax has some nice off road tires. You can...

    Dura trax has some nice off road tires. You can get them pre mounted, or just the tires. If you go to there web site, it will break them down by part number. You can get them as mt tires, which will...
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    I used to drag race a modified rustler. Drag cars...

    I used to drag race a modified rustler. Drag cars are usually purpose built machines. You could probably be competitive, if there was a truck class or something like that. Other wise it would be like...
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    Yes counts has a tv show. Ricks restoration is in...

    Yes counts has a tv show. Ricks restoration is in vegas, also, they do some pretty stuff. There is alot to do in Vegas. I have not been there years
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    The dura trax from what I heard is the Pactra...

    The dura trax from what I heard is the Pactra paint. The rumor is dura trax bought that division
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    If you are looking for hot rod shops, there is...

    If you are looking for hot rod shops, there is Counts customs. He builds very nice cars,and bikes. For a hobby shop, try using the find a dealer tab, maybe one of those hobby shops would carry the...
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    Tamiya paints, parma paints, dura trax paints,...

    Tamiya paints, parma paints, dura trax paints, are all good paints, made for lexan
  17. Thread: Servo

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    I don't think the servo horn is sold by itself....

    I don't think the servo horn is sold by itself. You could probably find an aftermarket servo horn, maybe a dubro, or something like that. You might be able to get it at dollar hobbyz a little...
  18. Thread: Servo

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    It has been done, your reciever should have two...

    It has been done, your reciever should have two channel one ports, if it is the traxxas one. The problem is getting both servos centered, and not working, or fighting against each other. You are...
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    I am running the hitec hs82mg, it is not listed...

    I am running the hitec hs82mg, it is not listed as waterproof, could be made waterproof pretty easy. That is the only one I have ran in the 1/16. I have been running mine for over two years, with no...
  20. Thread: Servo

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    Yes that one will work fine. I have been running...

    Yes that one will work fine. I have been running one over two years.

    Mine is actually the hs82mg, not much difference, works great.
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    Here is the whole trans from dollar hobbyz...

    Here is the whole trans from dollar hobbyz
    http://www.dollarhobbyz.com/traxxas/nitro-rustler-2-5/traxxas-1-10-nitro-rustler-2-5-transmission-linkage-brake-kits.html
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    You have probably shredded the idler inside your...

    You have probably shredded the idler inside your trans. If it is old, I would buy all of the parts inside. Just rebuild the diff while you are in there, not very expensive. You can put the plastic...
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    If you are having to crank with the easy start...

    If you are having to crank with the easy start until the battery goes dead, you do not want a pull start. I have a 2000mah battery in my ez start wand, and only have to charge every couple of weeks....
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    You need the castor blocks, and spindles that go...

    You need the castor blocks, and spindles that go on an electric rustler. Just look at the exploded view, and make a list of what you need.
  25. Thread: Degreaser?

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    Simple green, or a citrus based cleaner should be...

    Simple green, or a citrus based cleaner should be just fine. Alot of people use those. I use a citrus based cleaner, with no problems
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