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    I order last month. I got them a few weeks ago. I...

    I order last month. I got them a few weeks ago. I had to email him, as I also couldn't order through the site.
    I had to wait 2 weeks or so. He said he had to make the 1 1/2's, as they weren't in...
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    I've been curious too if those axail ones fit. I...

    I've been curious too if those axail ones fit.
    I bought mine from wheelextension.com, the set bolted right on
    oh ya I did have to take the teflon washer out from the back of the front spindle
    I...
  3. Maybe the throttle trim is out of adjustment.

    Maybe the throttle trim is out of adjustment.
  4. I've done the knobby tires...They work pretty...

    I've done the knobby tires...They work pretty good.

    http://pics.fortunespoons.com/rc/tires%20009.jpg

    I've since added screws to these tires for this years set of ice spikers!

    I made a lazy...
  5. Thread: shocks

    by fortunespoons
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    They say to do things to your truck in sets....

    They say to do things to your truck in sets.
    Mismatched shocks may create more problems than you solve...
    I'd look at changing your shock geometry to suit your jumping habits.
    Possibly changing...
  6. Sand paws in powder snow, dirt paws in stickier...

    Sand paws in powder snow, dirt paws in stickier snow and I have made some wicked studded tires for ice.
    I did a few sets of chain last year. I found the traction gained wasn't worth the increased...
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    Nope, not if it's fairly close.

    Nope, not if it's fairly close.
  8. Thread: Tires

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    The Traxxas stock 2.8" rims/talons, etc have a...

    The Traxxas stock 2.8" rims/talons, etc have a different bead than the Badlands. I have some old Proline basher rims that I have for my Badlands.

    The Traxxas accessory 2.2" rims are great and at...
  9. tire balancer

    Here ya go...

    http://forums.londonrc.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=27017&d=1289272346

    http://forums.londonrc.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=27018&d=1289272346
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    I agree !!!

    I agree !!!
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    If the gears were stripped, you would probably...

    If the gears were stripped, you would probably already know it.
    The other variable in servos is transition time or cycle time.
    Some servos have more torque, some more speed.

    Open up your servo...
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    I own all 3 trucks mentioned. I found the...

    I own all 3 trucks mentioned.
    I found the stampede body to be about as tough as the slash body.
    Maybe only weaker at the rear mounts on the stampede body.
    I did not see or feel any difference in...
  13. Cams at my gf's. Maybe another day, but you can...

    Cams at my gf's. Maybe another day, but you can get the same results by bolting your 4 tires in turn, onto 1 of your 2wd front spindles.
  14. "Sorry.......... I am not sure if anyone else...

    "Sorry.......... I am not sure if anyone else mentioned it, but the times I have had a 2wd steer off on it's own is when one of the rear wheels had a bad bearing, that would cause friction and pull...
  15. toe in is good yes. 1-2 degrees recommended,...

    toe in is good yes. 1-2 degrees recommended, takes up slack in suspension, etc.
    I made 2 square alum plates, 1/8 inch thick and about the same size as a tire. I bolt them onto my trucks' front...
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    Ya go with rag6s suggestion, you want steel gears...

    Ya go with rag6s suggestion, you want steel gears !!!
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    Crazy wheelie bar/motor guard/battering ram I'd...

    Crazy wheelie bar/motor guard/battering ram
    I'd hate to play smash up derby with you
  18. I've done both mods and recommend adding to the...

    I've done both mods and recommend adding to the rear by far over splitting the chassis.
    I had troubles with the center split because of the battery tray being split and the base for the ESC being...
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    research still going...

    The nova website says nothing about stampedes.
    well I emailed the guy to see if they fit my pede.
    I'll let ya know. Gotta know before I spend.
    I expect these to fit, no grinding involved.
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    this is what I needed to know

    I was hoping that would be true without having to email the company to find out. Thank you internet forum blogosphere! And thedreadedend too!
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    "www.wheelextensions.com" I tried to order off...

    "www.wheelextensions.com"

    I tried to order off their site but no luck with the checkout system.
    Couldn't even get to the pages for the pede parts, 12 mm hex.
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    wow pretty far back post, didn't answer to much...

    wow pretty far back post, didn't answer to much for me like where to buy.
    I've decided I want 'em and I guess we'll see what breaks...
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    I use the flat wrench from my Stampede tool kit. ...

    I use the flat wrench from my Stampede tool kit.
    The black hex is on a pin and needs to be pried off.
    Be gentle, it's only plastic, but it should be easy enough.
    Once you pull some of that grass...
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    progress on duellies project part 2

    I'm really pleased with the dual 'Switch" tires. Width is 4 1/8"

    http://pics.fortunespoons.com/rc/duelliesB%20005.jpg

    I will also combine different tires...
    I wanted to make it completely...
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    progress on duellies project

    BTW - Extended is THE ONLY WAY TO GO!

    So here's what I've done so far. Off the Crappy tire with rims in pocket.
    Found and interesting fitting.
    ...
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