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    Because of price, my LHS (well it is more a toy...

    Because of price, my LHS (well it is more a toy store with a small hobby section) wanted $300, yes $300 more for a BL 4x4. I bought the brushed 2WD, plus 2WD is more fun. I admit I get frustrated...
  2. All I want from this car is the Body. I know I...

    All I want from this car is the Body. I know I could buy a clear body and paint etc, but I have no where to paint and have a skill level of -10 when it comes to those things, so a nice white...
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    My Upgraded Slash

    Hey guys.

    I spent 7.5 hours doing my slash repair (just a bearing carrier) and upgrades. I know the time seems excessive, but I had never done this before (always just owned rtr's and when they...
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    All good. I had screws in upside down.

    All good. I had screws in upside down.
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    Venom parts for Slash

    Hey guys

    I got the Venom alloy shocks and steering set. After lots of mucking around I got the front shocks to fit, however the veno steering set with RPM skid plate, the stock screws are too...
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    Am I missing anything?

    Alright guys. My slash was broken so I ordered new parts, I went a little crazy :) all I needed to fix it was front bearing carriers.
    List of parts as follows

    RPM: Front and Rear A arms, front...
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    In my novice opinion I would say no. If you cut...

    In my novice opinion I would say no. If you cut the tubing it will reduce the length of the antenna wire sticking up into the air, meaning there will be less of a radio field, also the body would act...
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    I don't hate on profit, I just know that all to...

    I don't hate on profit, I just know that all to often in aus companies charge way more than needed because they can. For instance my lhs charges way more because they know you either drive 400km or...
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    Thankfully in aus there is not tax on items...

    Thankfully in aus there is not tax on items bought outside aus and no customs duty on anything under $1000 so I only ever have to factor in shipping. What is sad is that we have to shop overseas. I...
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    It always pays to shop around

    Bit of a whinge thread. On a particular popular hobby website, I just found that the 2wd vxl slash delivered to me in aus, is $30 cheaper than my brushed cost from my lhs. Not to mention I have spent...
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    Where I bought mine guaranteed a full traxxas...

    Where I bought mine guaranteed a full traxxas warranty. It is a sealed in box band new item.
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    What is the cost of the power up program? I paid...

    What is the cost of the power up program? I paid $149u.s off ebay for the VXL kit.
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    I am hoping that there might be as I need a new...

    I am hoping that there might be as I need a new body. I can't figure out how to stop the rubbing. I have raised the body mounts, trimmed the body, but I still get bad rub on hard turns.
  14. Thread: Upgrades

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    Thanks for the info. For now my fingers are...

    Thanks for the info. For now my fingers are crossed my parts arrive in perth in 2-3 weeks, i would hate to be in Perth for 2 weeks with the car and have the parts turn up after I leave lol. I know my...
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    Yeah his spacing was for use with Jato 54T

    Yeah his spacing was for use with Jato 54T
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    In my topic of upgrades Mr Wolf stated he uses...

    In my topic of upgrades Mr Wolf stated he uses the 2mm spacers from the shock parts you get with your slash, just under where the screws go, and this means the gear cover can fit back on, with longer...
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    Hey mate I used to own a Stampede and just 2...

    Hey mate I used to own a Stampede and just 2 weeks ago, when I decided to get back into R/C after 1 1/2yrs of not owning anything bought a Slash. My slash has done everything I used to put my...
  18. Thread: Upgrades

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    So I am thinking of removing the front end, and...

    So I am thinking of removing the front end, and as I am putting all new parts including shocks on, I will build each a-arm with shock, caster block and steering block, then put them back on, rather...
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    Where can I buy that body?

    Where can I buy that body?
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    Hey guys. Can anybody point me to a good how to,...

    Hey guys. Can anybody point me to a good how to, when it comes to replacing the front end, when all my parts turn up I will be replacing shocks, A-Arms, Caster blocks and Steering blocks as I...
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    Not that I am aware of. I have not recieved a...

    Not that I am aware of. I have not recieved a package from them yet. I do get discount on postage. And the shaft is fine I did some searching and found myself (what I should have done).
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    Now the last thing is about the pinion gear. For...

    Now the last thing is about the pinion gear. For the robinson racing ones which size for the 12T or again are the the same? Or should I just buy traxxas 32p pinions for the 12T? I can't find the...
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    Cool cheers. I was actually on tower today...

    Cool cheers. I was actually on tower today looking at the combination you suggested. It might be a at least a month until I get my velineon now, so should I wait? or will they work the same with the...
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    So from my understanding just buy a jato 54T spur...

    So from my understanding just buy a jato 54T spur (I believe it is a 0.8p?) and 32p pinions. Is it a straight bolt up item, other than the case not fitting back on? or do gears where the diff and...
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    whilst I am buying upgrades, what is a good...

    whilst I am buying upgrades, what is a good spur/pinion upgrade? Mainly spur because I would buy a few pinions to try. And it needs to obviously be a straight bolt on item.
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