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    Harbor Freight has an aluminum tool case that...

    Harbor Freight has an aluminum tool case that mine fits in perfect...it's reg $29.99 on sale for $22.99 right now...it holds my MERV, 2.4 Radio and 2 sets of batteries and charger just right....a...
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    +1 with RC-fan....a little tall....yes they would...

    +1 with RC-fan....a little tall....yes they would mount on, but you would need to gear down and it would raise your ride height.

    2.2 rear buggy tires and wheels fit well...just taller than stock.
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    Weight can be good....NOT rotating mass...big...

    Weight can be good....NOT rotating mass...big difference...heavy wheel/tire=poor performance and broken drivetrains

    I love my Dirt Hawgs mounted on Traxxas 2.2 dish wheels...I am not sure whats up...
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    can you see the screw in this pic?....this a pic...

    can you see the screw in this pic?....this a pic of a diff for sale, he says its out of a new VXL Fiesta...so I wouldnt think it couldnt be the old style....but I cant see a screw.
    ...
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    Rear end clicking under acceleration

    I picked up a used merv...and thought everything was OK on it, it has upgraded about everything, aluminum hubs all around, aluminum TRX tubes, RPM arms all the way around, upgraded rockers, aluminum...
  6. I am mainly planning on using my MERV at skate...

    I am mainly planning on using my MERV at skate parks...I have other trucks/cars to race and bash with.....I wanted one I could leave in my car so if I get bored at work I have something to play with....
  7. ? about handling with 1/10 motor set-up

    I am thinking of converting my MERV to a 1/10 brushless system...but I am concerned about the extra weight up that high.

    From pictures it looks like it would dramatically raise the center of...
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    938 watts that's pretty impressive......an...

    938 watts that's pretty impressive......an average portable electric heater is 1000-1200 watts
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    your doing about all you can...spin the water...

    your doing about all you can...spin the water out...I have tried to remove the tires and warm them.....but no matter what it seems the foams retain some water.

    I had some beadlocks and honestly...
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    I had a lexan overtray on my blitz and it started...

    I had a lexan overtray on my blitz and it started to overheat....I built 2 small rectangular "snorkels" out of a clear plastic. I used thin plastic sheets from presentation binders (disposable 3 ring...
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    I have ran fans and let them get wet....they dont...

    I have ran fans and let them get wet....they dont last as long but they never created an issue.

    Try to locate the vents in area that have the least likelyhood of taking in water
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    The byproduct of electrical use is heat....laws...

    The byproduct of electrical use is heat....laws of physics my friend. OHM's law amps x volts= watts....one watt=3.4 btu's (heat) you must lower the amount of heat or get rid of it...period its that...
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    I had an outerwears on my slash 4x4 and I had to...

    I had an outerwears on my slash 4x4 and I had to run it opened up a little with fans on both the motor and esc to keep things cool...and I was geared very low.

    Any type of covering is going to...
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    I got a complete bearing set off ebay for my...

    I got a complete bearing set off ebay for my E-Revo before I sold it, for only $30......I figured I would give them a try.

    I wish I had bought 10 sets!! these things were amazing...the quality was...
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    Like tommy says above the newer ones do include...

    Like tommy says above the newer ones do include the "Link" system.

    I have heard nothing about going brushless....as rc joe stated above the price would get very high...and the Summit was designed...
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    The Summit is pretty tough, if you break...

    The Summit is pretty tough, if you break something you were running pretty hard.....the weak spot for me has been the rear bearing carrier/steering knuckle....same with my E-Revo (same...
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    All batteries regardles of type will get warn to...

    All batteries regardles of type will get warn to some degree while being charged or discharged....that's why high end chargers have temperature probes available.

    Even when I charge a 5200 40c pack...
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    evx2 and motor $50-60 Tires $55-$75....I dont...

    evx2 and motor $50-60
    Tires $55-$75....I dont understand why some go so high?
    Body with cage $35-$45

    Like chopper said parts are rough to judge.......I have watched a set of tires go as low as...
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    I'm glad everything was OK.....I have always been...

    I'm glad everything was OK.....I have always been overly cautious even back in the day of nicd and nimh.

    I try to never charge my batteries in the house...nimh or lipo...I have seen both have...
  20. Did you notice a difference after changing motor...

    Did you notice a difference after changing motor connectors?

    I have been tempted to change them to a gold bullet connector like on a brushless.....or even to a deans style connector.

    I have...
  21. The Summit weighs 3 times what a scale crawler...

    The Summit weighs 3 times what a scale crawler weighs.......has way more power.....and is typically driven totally different.

    Compare mpg time of a 4cyl car vs a big block V8 truck...its a day to...
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    Summits are pretty tough but.........its never a...

    Summits are pretty tough but.........its never a good idea to run any RC in reverse and slam in into forward.

    Summits are very very heavy....have alot of torque......and have a lot of gears,...
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    I have tried to tape over the hole and had mixed...

    I have tried to tape over the hole and had mixed results.......some times after jumping I think the pressure in the tires just pops the tape loose.

    I would have to agree with not cutting a slice...
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    Sweet "snow track"..... I 'm gonna have to try...

    Sweet "snow track"..... I 'm gonna have to try that next time it snows here......we had 2 feet just before christmas but now its a little too icy to try building anything.

    I tried a single...
  25. Thats the downside of twin servos it is nearly...

    Thats the downside of twin servos it is nearly impossible to get them perfect.....I will adjust mine perfect with no buzz then after a few runs a little buzz again. I dont think 2 servo's are ever...
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