Search:

Type: Posts; User: deanwrx

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Thread: 3.2 tires

    by deanwrx
    Replies
    12
    Views
    397

    Still plenty of 3.8 badlands out there. The...

    Still plenty of 3.8 badlands out there. The diameter of the wheel is not the issue in rotating mass, its the outer diameter of the tire, plus its overall weight.
  2. Thread: Which screw???

    by deanwrx
    Replies
    5
    Views
    259

    No prob. Yeah it only shows screw used on servo...

    No prob. Yeah it only shows screw used on servo horn.



    Pic showed up. :) Unless I'm missing something, I'm only seeing screws used on servo horn end of turn buckle, not the bell crank. I think...
  3. Thread: Which screw???

    by deanwrx
    Replies
    5
    Views
    259

    I think its 2529 3x15 BSC. The same screw goes on...

    I think its 2529 3x15 BSC. The same screw goes on both ends of the turnbuckle.
  4. Replies
    19
    Views
    906

    The diff blocks are a brilliant idea and work...

    The diff blocks are a brilliant idea and work perfect. I'm running the Losi diffs with my spiked tires - they are 1 lb each (80 screws in each tire). I can do back flips on ice and the diffs are...
  5. I have yet to find a good thread locker. I may...

    I have yet to find a good thread locker. I may even try an epoxy. :) Just make it a habit to check those pins before or after every run.

    I don't have experience with those axles you mentioned,...
  6. Replies
    14
    Views
    589

    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...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    359

    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...
  8. Replies
    14
    Views
    589

    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.
  9. Replies
    14
    Views
    589

    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...
  10. 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...
  11. Thread: punch control?

    by deanwrx
    Replies
    16
    Views
    593

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

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

    by deanwrx
    Replies
    16
    Views
    593

    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.
  13. Replies
    14
    Views
    589

    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.
  14. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,969

    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.
  15. Thread: wheel hubs?

    by deanwrx
    Replies
    12
    Views
    479

    Same here.

    Same here.
  16. Thread: wheel hubs?

    by deanwrx
    Replies
    12
    Views
    479

    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...
  17. Thread: wheel hubs?

    by deanwrx
    Replies
    12
    Views
    479

    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
  18. Replies
    586
    Views
    385,534

    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).
    ...
  19. Thread: Erevo racer

    by deanwrx
    Replies
    15
    Views
    861

    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...
  20. Replies
    8
    Views
    399

    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...
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    399

    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...
  22. 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...
  23. Replies
    55
    Views
    6,747

    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...
  24. Thread: Erevo racer

    by deanwrx
    Replies
    15
    Views
    861

    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),...
  25. Thread: Shocks

    by deanwrx
    Replies
    4
    Views
    253

    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...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4