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    forgot to mention...i have nimh batteries

    forgot to mention...i have nimh batteries
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    How to build a battery discharger

    I have found that my batteries don't hold as much power as they use to. I'm guessing this is due to not discharging it all the way. Can anyone show (preferably in a picture) how to build a...
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    Castle Creations ESC Problem

    I just replace my Titan motor with a Velineon and my XL5 with a CC Sidewinder. When I start out, it wants to jump a little bit instead of spinning tires and then it finally goes. Anyone know why this...
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    VXL Upgrade

    I just upgraded to a sidewinder esc and vxl motor from an XL5, what are the optimum size gears to use. And how much should I unscrew the spring on the slipper clutch, if any? Any other...
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    what gears to use

    Since I changed the motor to a vxl, what are the optimum size gears to use. And how much should I unscrew the spring on the slipper clutch, if any? Any other recommendations?
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    I did have to change out the bullet connectors on...

    I did have to change out the bullet connectors on the motor to fit the sidewinder esc(motor's were smaller). Got 3 male bullet connectors and some heat shrink tubing from my local hobby store for...
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    sidewinder esc and vxl motor Q's

    Hey guys, just upgrade my XL-5 and titan 12T to a sidewinder esc and VXL motor.
    1. Anything I need to do to break in either of the new parts?

    2. I ran it briefly to try it out and from a...
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    which do you need to change, the motor or the esc?

    which do you need to change, the motor or the esc?
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    CC Sidewinder ESC

    Anybody know anything about the Castle Creation Sidewinder Brushless ESC? Will it work with the Traxxas Velineon motor? Is it better or worse than the Traxxas ESC. Seems to be a good price. Thanks...
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    Blown shock

    Running my Rustler today and hit a jump. When it landed, one of the rear shock caps came off. There was a gasket in the shock turned sideways and the oil/gas(?) spilled out. Is it easier to fix it(if...
  11. I went to my local hobby shop and asked the same...

    I went to my local hobby shop and asked the same thing. He recommended the venom T15 with BB for about $20. Anyone know anything about that motor? http://venom-group.com/itemdesc.asp?ic=VEN%2D1312
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    RC Cars are a pretty funny thing. My wife just...

    RC Cars are a pretty funny thing. My wife just didn't understand why I "needed" to spend over $200 on a "toy". She started to come around when I was driving it in the neighborhood and guys walking...
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    thanks for the link. What is better, a higher or...

    thanks for the link. What is better, a higher or lower "T" number? Thanks
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    What motor?

    When my Titan T12 quits on me, what brushed motor should I look into? What's the difference between a lower kv and a higher kv? Thanks for your input!
  15. Sticky: Thanks Crager! Just installed the lights on the...

    Thanks Crager!
    Just installed the lights on the front.
    http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t289/grhinehardt/100_4085.jpg

    Spray painted the wheels...
  16. Sticky: I remember when my Rustler used to be this shiny!...

    I remember when my Rustler used to be this shiny! Now I'm sitting tight waiting for my replacement arm to come in.

    http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t289/grhinehardt/rustler.jpg
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