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    Finally! New Body...

    I know it has taken a long time.... but I finally gat the chance to finish my "Cuda body for the Pede... It is now, Stam-Pete.

    So, started by extending the rear body body mounts about 3 inches...
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    How are you geared?

    How are you geared?
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    Thanks for all the coments... Like I said, this...

    Thanks for all the coments... Like I said, this is mostly for show...
    The body does sit too far forward... I'm trying to decide what to do... I have also compressed the shocks, making sure that I...
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    So, I'm trimming it before I paint... I'm going...

    So, I'm trimming it before I paint... I'm going to have to move the rear body mounts more posteriorly to get the mounts to come through the trunk. This will be mostly for show... The body is THIN...
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    Here is the link... ...

    Here is the link...

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&P=WR&I=LXRXT0
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    Nice... Because the body is SO non-stock, I'm...

    Nice... Because the body is SO non-stock, I'm goint to have to do a bit of trimming before I start painting... I'll post some pics of my progress...
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    Body Question....

    Just picked up a HPI 1970 AAR 'Cuda body for my Stampede... It will make the transition to Stam-Pete. Wait for updates... My question is for non-stok bodies, do you typically trim and mount before...
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    Dang it! lostNdallas beat me to it! I was...

    Dang it! lostNdallas beat me to it! I was totally going to go for the engineering answer... It is good to be a rocket scientist!
  9. Thread: Nostalgia...

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    We have a WINNER!!! ...

    We have a WINNER!!!

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXTPS9&P=7
  10. Thread: Nostalgia...

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    Nostalgia...

    So, when I got my 'Pede, I KNEW I was putting 1980 Chevy body on it. It was the truck my father had growing up, I loved that truck... Here it is, a one color wonder... complete with New Mexico...
  11. Sticky: Some Random Bashes...

    Here are a series of video clips from last summer and this year... Just got around to posting them!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9_Rpga591o&feature=channel

    Stock XL-5, RPM Bumper, NiMH 6...
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    Never mind... The Slash one has a big ole...

    Never mind... The Slash one has a big ole "WATERPROOF" on it... Thanks...

    DOH!!!
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    Thanks for the responses... i have a pretty new...

    Thanks for the responses... i have a pretty new XL5, how do I tell if my ESC is the sealed version?
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    Decisions, decisions...

    So, I've pretty much bullet-proofed my XL-5, metal differential, steel idler, aluminum bearing carriers and casters, aluminum camber links, steel steering turnbuckles, RPM bumper, wheelie bar, Hitec...
  15. Thanks!

    I am torn between the steel VLX ones and the Aluminum ones... Just sheared off the steering turnbuckle horn (RPM Bearing Carriers) so I'm thinking of going to the aluminum ones...

    My Stampede...
  16. Aluminum Camber links and Steering Turnbuckles...

    Thinking of upgrading to Aluminum Components... Just making sure these are the correct components...

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXPXV2&P=K

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    Thanks all... The Losi ones are on order... ...

    Thanks all... The Losi ones are on order... should have checked here before I bought them to begin with...

    By the way, the pinions are I am using are steel, not aluminum... Threw my 14T twice...
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    Smaller Pinions with CRAPPY grub screws

    I just recieved 4 new pinions (13T, 14T, 15T and 16T) for my 'pede from Robinson, via Tower...

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXEX11

    The grub screws SUCK!!!

    They are...
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    Thanks all... I guess I'll wait for the Reedy...

    Thanks all... I guess I'll wait for the Reedy 17T...

    I'll post some pics of my new 'pede and my 1980 Chevy body... it is a one color wonder, but it recreates out truck when I was in high school,...
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    Hmmm... if I run 8.4V with a 7 cell, will that...

    Hmmm... if I run 8.4V with a 7 cell, will that be closer? Will it fry the motor? or just not be that fast...

    Thanks for the fast response!
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    Motor Question...

    I burned out the motor (Titan 12T) in my new Stampede... I know, they are not the best. I'm planning on getting a new Reedy 17T, but to do some bashing I went to the local hobby store to see what...
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