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  1. Thread: e-maxx vxl

    by wcarrothers
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    I pulled my monster motor and SC and stuck in my...

    I pulled my monster motor and SC and stuck in my XVL from one of my slash 4x4's .... I call it my winter Emaxx setup as with that motor and ESC I don't have to worry about snow and water. ...
  2. Ken... Linear spring? are you kidding me... ...

    Ken...

    Linear spring? are you kidding me... You say that if this spring is completely compressed it is not exerting any more force then if I just compress it half way>? sorry dude that is not...
  3. No offence but I can't believe the lack of...

    No offence but I can't believe the lack of resorsfullness here..

    That spring they use is no where near fully compressed when the saver is active.. So you can pre-load it quite a ways if you...
  4. Ya I wish my 16th revo and slash were 2.4ghz. ...

    Ya I wish my 16th revo and slash were 2.4ghz. Have to stop the kids from running their cars when i'm on the computer since the 24mhz radios mess up my wireless mouse..

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    you could also get some stampeed tires. They are...

    you could also get some stampeed tires. They are just a bit taller but much wider then the stock tires so you have a bigger foot print on the snow rather then sinking like the stock tires to becasue...
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    Actually I can already tell you the PE steering...

    Actually I can already tell you the PE steering nuckles turn tighter then the stock plastics do. The single point on the PE I think is similar to the inner (tighter) possition on the RTR. although...
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    I emailed traxxas about this and they basicly...

    I emailed traxxas about this and they basicly confirmed the center dif is just louder. I switched back and forth with the slipper 4 times before I finally just decided to live withthe bad gear...
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    I'm having a hard time remembering.. (since I...

    I'm having a hard time remembering.. (since I swapped half the red with my son's black so we have the colors staggered) but I want say my blue/yellow slash came with red beed rims and his black...
  9. the plastic lip edge of the dif aligns it self in...

    the plastic lip edge of the dif aligns it self in that cone area and uses it for support of the gear. The shaft that comes out and goes into the rear dif or engages with the flats to the gear spinds...
  10. Thread: Waterproof

    by wcarrothers
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    Here is a soloution.. Get a RTR slash 4x4, ...

    Here is a soloution..

    Get a RTR slash 4x4, Pull it's VXL motor out, put it's motor in the emaxx for winter driving. In snow you will have hardly any traction anyway so top speed runs are not...
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    I think everyone is getting a bit harsh with the...

    I think everyone is getting a bit harsh with the cars and issues. I'm not at all surprised that things break.. I mean these cars have advanced (these are the first cars I've gotten since the 90's)...
  12. Some one should develop a way to program the VXL....

    Some one should develop a way to program the VXL. Got to be a way and has to be a micro inside that thing some where...

    Come on Traxxas give us a programming interface module!!!! Only thing I...
  13. the slash tool box came with a wrench with narrow...

    the slash tool box came with a wrench with narrow edges which alow just enough space to stick the wrench in and get to the adjust nut while it's on the car. Although you can only turn it like 1/8 or...
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    Yes did look like fun.. Got to stay on the gas...

    Yes did look like fun.. Got to stay on the gas when in the air to avoid tumbling. And especially avoid getting on the brakes while in the air. Sometimes a dificult concept for the kids to get. I...
  15. The traxxas plugs are better for the kids then...

    The traxxas plugs are better for the kids then the deans (in my opinion) because it gives the kids more surface to properly pull on (rather then tugging the wires). course they probably tug the...
  16. Thread: Feedback

    by wcarrothers
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    I'm keeping the emaxx but only because the Momba...

    I'm keeping the emaxx but only because the Momba that can be swapped into the slash..hehe

    Double the fun is accurate. My Mini Erevo was my favorite so far untill I got this one. Has the zip...
  17. Thread: Feedback

    by wcarrothers
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    So far I'm happer with my PE. Although I have...

    So far I'm happer with my PE. Although I have not driven it near as much. Mostly happier because it came with carrier blocks that will fix my RTR and the price was right from tower. Both are great...
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    When I was a kid I never bothered with them. Was...

    When I was a kid I never bothered with them. Was one of the first thing I tossed or simply could not build as a kid (old assiciated ones needed to be brazed or soldered and I never could get the...
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    I see you already have an erevo.. Wondering why...

    I see you already have an erevo.. Wondering why you would want to do an emaxx as well. Thinking they are at least a little similar to eachother..

    So perhaps I'd be looking toward another flavor...
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    Probably does not qualify as my favorite. Wider...

    Probably does not qualify as my favorite. Wider tires (for snow) on the slash 4x4 I'm thinking would make a better ride then the emax for me. I've got a XVL motor in it right now in place of the...
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    Yep I got plastic carriers and extra spurs as you...

    Yep I got plastic carriers and extra spurs as you report. My S1 rubber is not marked but is clearly softer then standard. So soft in fact my rear tires were flat sided from sitting in the box for...
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    now that is good to know.. Sorta.. BUt I've...

    now that is good to know.. Sorta.. BUt I've already put my MMM from my emax in my slash and the VXL in my emax and now got my Plat so I'm covered for outdoor vehicles I guess.. And have a stomping...
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    the 4x4 is maybe 4-5 lbs with out the battery. ...

    the 4x4 is maybe 4-5 lbs with out the battery. NO way it's 11. My brushless emaxx is 12 fully loaded..

    This is a light car. Or should not be considered a bloated boat or anything close.

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    how about people perhaps over torquing the wheels...

    how about people perhaps over torquing the wheels on. (or perhaps over torqued at the factory)

    2 of 4 of my wheels I could not get off by hand with the 4 way at least with out sticking a screw...
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    To bad they didn't include the plastic front hubs...

    To bad they didn't include the plastic front hubs as well. I'm sure we would see some modding with adjustiable rear toe in and such..

    Anywho.. Mine had additional plastic ones in the bags of...
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