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  1. I had exactly the same problem with mine just out...

    I had exactly the same problem with mine just out of the box. The little 2065 servo just struggled to shift the transmission and was very hot to touch. I shut down the vehicle and took the servo...
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    Sticky: Took the Summit to a real montain side and really...

    Took the Summit to a real montain side and really had fun! The altutide is about 1200 m. (3900 ft.):
    http://media.snimka.bg/s1/2857/031957242.jpg

    http://media.snimka.bg/s1/2857/031957244.jpg
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    Just finished the mud guards mod, and I'm very...

    Just finished the mud guards mod, and I'm very happy with the result! I used the templates for E-Revo/Revo 3.3.
    It's very important what material will be used for the guards. A stiff rubber or piece...
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    Just taking the electronics (motor and esc) and...

    Just taking the electronics (motor and esc) and wheels off and give it a shower. It's safe, as long as you dry it really carefully and not leave it wet. It's also a good idea to spray a little bit of...
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    The fastest and most effective way - put the...

    The fastest and most effective way - put the muddy truck in the bath and shower it until all the dirt comes off. Then I spray it with a mix of water and liqiud soap and brush it with a large soft...
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    It's definitely worth changing the rear springs...

    It's definitely worth changing the rear springs to the double orange ones. I did that and the new springs almost eliminate the sag under acceleration and at the same time, the suspension don't looses...
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    Yeah, just several hours after the photos were...

    Yeah, just several hours after the photos were taken, the Summit was so covered with mud, that I couldn't tell where the motor or the ESC is :D Then I cleaned it, and just now it looks like on the...
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    Wiring diagram?

    I would say you should look at what's in the manual before saying things that are not true ;)

    This is on page 10:
    http://media.snimka.bg/s1/2836/031916497.jpg
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    These are the voltages measured right after...

    These are the voltages measured right after shutting the truck down. I'm using a portable voltmeter and always check the packs when I finish driving the beast. Usually I shut down the truck, when...
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    Sticky: Another set of photos, this time the Summits were...

    Another set of photos, this time the Summits were two - mine and a friend's green one:
    http://media.snimka.bg/s1/2813/031870616.jpg

    http://media.snimka.bg/s1/2813/031870618.jpg
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    In my case, when LVD Stage 1 kicks in, the Lipo's...

    In my case, when LVD Stage 1 kicks in, the Lipo's voltage is:
    - 3.70-3.73V/cell on the non-BEC side pack;
    - 3.47-3.50V/cell on the BEC side pack.
    And that's why I assume, that the Stage 1 is set...
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    Just mounted the external BEC today. The device...

    Just mounted the external BEC today. The device itself is a 5A 8-40V switching BEC. So far it works great with the stock equipment and I hope the packs at the end will have equal voltage. I put the...
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    Absolutely! Just didn't remember the name, but he...

    Absolutely! Just didn't remember the name, but he is genius for that! Thanks, buddy! :thumbup:

    The next thing will be mounting an external BEC, as LCM94 suggested in this post:...
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    Thanks a lot! It's quite convenient now - you put...

    Thanks a lot! It's quite convenient now - you put the body on, and the lights start shining! :thumbup:
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    Sticky: Yesterday I went to one very nice hill top near...

    Yesterday I went to one very nice hill top near my hometown and shot some photos. The funny thing is that I didn't take my car to go there, but I drove the Summit from downtown to the hill - a good...
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    Hi there! Since I own the truck for nearly 2...

    Hi there!

    Since I own the truck for nearly 2 weeks now, I noticed that plugging/unplugging the roof lights' cable every time I'm taking the body off, is quite an annoying thing... So, I found a...
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    As I promised to Deviate - I took the Summit to...

    As I promised to Deviate - I took the Summit to the place it belongs - the mountain side! And what a great crawling machine the Summit is!!! I'm more than impressed with this beast! Here are some...
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    Thanks!!! I'm aware of the rear springs...

    Thanks!!!

    I'm aware of the rear springs issue, so today I ordered double orange springs, and I will replace the rear springs as soon as the package arrives.
    As for the forum - it's awesome, and...
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    This is the current when the motor is stalled. At...

    This is the current when the motor is stalled. At maximum efficiency it draws about 15-20A.
    But the motors given on the link above are 3 different models with different specs, and I wonder which of...
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    A new member of the Summit club ;)

    Hello, everybody!

    My name is Volen, from Bulgaria, and I just bought my first Traxxas vehicle, and it is the mighty Summit! And I'm absolutely loving it!

    I took the red one, which I found very...
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