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    it's running better the more I run it--It sat for...

    it's running better the more I run it--It sat for awhile I guess. Still stalling a little so I will take it to the hobby shop soon and have them do a once-over. I also notice that the radio...
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    Ten Dollar T-Maxx!!!!

    Hi all! my wife bought me an old T-Maxx at a garage sale--She paid 10 dollars. I cleaned it up, gassed it up and voila it runs!! TEN BUCKS! Here's the deal though. I don't like the Monster truck...
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    Ill go brushless soon--Is there a more affordable...

    Ill go brushless soon--Is there a more affordable system than the velenion or is that the best out there? And it WAS the motor--bought a new Titan 12 Turn today and it revs a lot higher than the...
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    ESC or Motor problem?

    Looong question-

    -I have a stock Slash 2WD--XL-5 ESC--9.6 volt hump pack--It was super super fast when I first got the 9.6 V battery--about 30 MPH with the Titan--its always run about 20-22 MPH...
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    Alright! 36 MPH with the 28/86 gearing--engine...

    Alright! 36 MPH with the 28/86 gearing--engine is hot but not too hot to touch--of course Im running in just 75 degree weather--

    Also have a venom 13 turn modified motor that I have not installed...
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    Finally! Broke 30 MPH with my stock Slash

    After pulling my hair out over why my Slash would not break 20 MPH, I changed to a 9.6 volt NiMH and squeezed out 31 MPH!! So what's next? What can I do to the stock Titan 12 turn to get even more...
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    Sticky: http://i42.tinypic.com/90card.jpg ...

    http://i42.tinypic.com/90card.jpg

    http://i43.tinypic.com/b8lsfk.jpg
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    3s? Is that a Lipo designation? And is it with...

    3s? Is that a Lipo designation? And is it with brushless motor or stock Titan 12 turn?
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    How fast is a stock Slash

    I have a stock Slash 2wd---19/90 gearing gets me about 20 mph---23/90 about 23-24 maybe...Titan 12 turn motor---Stock ESC clutch and radio---No binding--tires roll freely. Is this about right? What...
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    Ok! BTW Any idea how fast the stock slash should...

    Ok! BTW Any idea how fast the stock slash should be? ive never seen it over 25 MPH with the 23/90 gearing--Usually 20-22 MPH---?
  11. Nicad seems to give more punch than Nimh--why?

    2wd Slash--Sometimes I use an old 7.2 1500 mAh Nicad battery and sometimes I use the 8.4 3000--and the Nicad seems to give the truck better accelleration--more power to the wheels--speed may be just...
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    gearing questions

    Ok quick question---totally stock slash 2wd--sometimes I run the 8.4 3000mah Nimh and sometimes I run 7.2 1500 Nicad---Best gearing? 19/90--19/86--21/90--23/90--21/86 or 23/86?
    Im looking for two...
  13. hELP!!--Slash seems slow--I have gear , battery and motor questions

    Slash 2wd--So the box says 30+ mph but Im just squeezing out about 23-24 MPH--My Titan 12 t burned up so I have a spare green machine brushed 27 T in it, 23/86 gearing and the stock 8.4V 3000 mah...
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    If I dont have a lathe to turn the comm...can i...

    If I dont have a lathe to turn the comm...can i use a very very fine sand paper? And can I use that same sandpaper to polish up the brushes where they contact?
  15. Sticky: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_YbWUnBg1Q ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_YbWUnBg1Q

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QVpaxT5Rsw

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zG46WAcmPw

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycs_KA7EW3k

    Traxxas Slash...
  16. LiPo--Does it make stock run faster without new esc and brushless?

    I have a 27 T brushed motor ( Old School) combined with the XL-5 ESC---If I run a LiPo only and dont get a brushless or new ESC, will the truck run faster? Will the motor handle it? I know the XL-5...
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    Ill try to get some pics--What exactly do you...

    Ill try to get some pics--What exactly do you want pics of? The motor is reassembled and was a LITTLE tough to get it all back together--So I am reluctant to tear it down again--What are brush...
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    Pictures of my brush

    Here is the picture of one of the brushes as you requested--I disassembled the motor like you said and it was pretty clean--I sprayed just a little electrical contact lube on the comm and the ends of...
  19. The XL-5 is programmable for the low voltage...

    The XL-5 is programmable for the low voltage cutoff--I appreciate the great feedback!! Im tinkering with the 27 T brushed--I just disassembled and cleaned the motor and changed the gearing to...
  20. Thanks a lot guys! This is awesome advice! What...

    Thanks a lot guys! This is awesome advice! What else can I do that is simple to get a little more speed out of it? can I get a Lipo battery and still run the brushed motor and the XL-5 ESC? And...
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    Holy Sh*t! That is a lot of information! How do...

    Holy Sh*t! That is a lot of information! How do you disassemble the motor to do all that cleaning? And do I mix the dawn with water to clean? And if that's the case, doesnt the water damage it? ...
  22. Proper speed for best all-around performance for Slash 2WD

    My slash is almost stock--I have a 27T Green Machine motor and 21/90 gearing and get about 10 mins runtime and 27 MPH--I see videos online af Slashes running 50-60 MPH with mods and I am...
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    Great posts guys---I want to do what I can with...

    Great posts guys---I want to do what I can with brushed motors because I dont have the $ for a brushless plus Lipo plus a charger plus an ESC--And I dont know anything about brushed motor rebuilds--...
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    Very good advice---Let's keep the thread...

    Very good advice---Let's keep the thread going--What are the purposes of the brushes? I checked them...Still a copper color but darker..And the very edges where the brush makes contact with the...
  25. Got it ..Thanks guys! I'm not super tech savvy...

    Got it ..Thanks guys! I'm not super tech savvy ..Im just learning about the Slash...I was an RCer from the 80s and 90s--I thought the belt idea would reduce drag and therefore engine temps---Thanks...
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