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    Just to expound a bit, since it sounds like this...

    Just to expound a bit, since it sounds like this may be your first time rebuilding the shocks.

    Check all parts to ensure they are still serviceable and free of grime, nicks and cuts. Make sure...
  2. Thread: shock shafts

    by sappercc
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    You have selected the wrong shafts. To rebuild...

    You have selected the wrong shafts. To rebuild the Ultra shocks for the Slash 2wd to Traxxas specs you want the long and XX-long shafts, parts # 1664T and 2656T. These are stronger than the stock...
  3. Thread: charging?

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    You can safely charge your 3000 mah Traxxas...

    You can safely charge your 3000 mah Traxxas battery at 4A. Says so right on the battery. You can usually safely charge a new NimH battery at up to 2x its mah rating. Monitor temperature and stop...
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    If you are going to spend that much money, I...

    If you are going to spend that much money, I believe you would be better off to spend a little more, buy new, and get exactly what you want.

    A used model even with lots of hop-up parts and...
  5. The different colors are different weight...

    The different colors are different weight springs. I do not use or own these shocks, however.

    There are lots of aftermarket springs and sets of springs. You don't have to stick to springs labeled...
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    Front: Inside hole, Oil: 45 weight, Piston:...

    Front: Inside hole, Oil: 45 weight, Piston: 2-hole, Springs: Traxxas #2458A (linear) (stock springs were too stiff for me)
    Rear: Position #2, Oil: 50 weight, Piston: 2-hole, Springs: stock...
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    It's not unusual to see racers with holes in both...

    It's not unusual to see racers with holes in both tires and wheels. Helps curb high-speed tire ballooning, especially when using very soft inserts.
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    With a brushless motor and esc, you will be able...

    With a brushless motor and esc, you will be able to go from forward to brake. To go from brake to reverse, you will have a delay. Many esc setups will even require that you return the trigger to...
  9. Anyone experiencing this issue try calling...

    Anyone experiencing this issue try calling Traxxas tech support? It would be interesting to know what they have to say. Just a thought...
  10. I take your meaning. I guess I'm having...

    I take your meaning. I guess I'm having difficulty imagining the issue. In my case, when I have test fitted the center diff tail to the rear diff it appears to seat between the motor mount bearing...
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    The Traxxas blue aluminum rear axle carriers when...

    The Traxxas blue aluminum rear axle carriers when installed as labeled have 4 degrees of toe-in. When installed reversed they have 1 degree of toe-in. The stock plastic carriers have 2.5 degrees of...
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    Preload won't affect spring weight or shock...

    Preload won't affect spring weight or shock dampening. Preload really just adjusts your ride height/droop. You'll have to tune your suspension to eliminate bounce. When your wheels are off the...
  13. Haven't had this problem, but I've opted for the...

    Haven't had this problem, but I've opted for the center diff instead of the slipper clutch. Still, I suppose it makes sense that it might happen with the center diff, too, as things wear a bit.
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  14. If you are looking for the lowest price, you will...

    If you are looking for the lowest price, you will find it on Ebay. Just search till you find what your looking for.

    Good luck and have fun shopping.
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    Check out the Velineon rebuild kit from Traxxas....

    Check out the Velineon rebuild kit from Traxxas. Just do an internet search to find a dealer who has them in stock. Comes with bearings and spacers that you need for a proper fix. Good luck.
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    Sticky: Hi! You have the Traxxas TQ 2.4 Transmitter and...

    Hi! You have the Traxxas TQ 2.4 Transmitter and the Traxxas TQ Link 2.4 5-channel Receiver. You are correct in that they are desigened to work together. The 2218 is used with all of the varios...
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    dsiomtw, Before tuning my setup I tried it...

    dsiomtw,

    Before tuning my setup I tried it stock with the slipper and stock with the center diff. Adjusting the slipper for your current traction conditions is fairly easy and quick, and it does...
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    The VXL ESC will run brushed motors and has no...

    The VXL ESC will run brushed motors and has no limit for brushed motors. The VXL ESC is self setting and requires no user input to recognize brushed motors. The LED codes will tell you what is going...
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    What do you mean by calibration? If you mean the...

    What do you mean by calibration? If you mean the transmitter throttle has to be reset, perhaps you are holding down the ESC switch too long when you turn it on so that it goes into setup programming...
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    There is nothing inherently wrong with the...

    There is nothing inherently wrong with the Traxxas center diff. However, for best results you have to tune it according to your driving conditions and skill. The front and rear diffs must also be...
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    Capacitors on a brushed motor quiet interference....

    Capacitors on a brushed motor quiet interference. If there is glitching you could have interference, especially if you have an AM transmitter. They are tricky to install if you are not very...
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    There is only one plastic set from Traxxas for...

    There is only one plastic set from Traxxas for the Slash. It is possible that one A-arm (or both) has been torqued out of shape from a bad crash. Or maybe the drivetrain is looser on one side from...
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    I take it you don't already have a brushless...

    I take it you don't already have a brushless motor or esc. Well, if you want to get into brushless at rock bottom prices take a look at Leopard. I know a lot of folks will dismiss them out of hand,...
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    Not sure, but it sounds like the ESC might be...

    Not sure, but it sounds like the ESC might be going into automatic protection shutdown. Either that, or the motor has issues.

    Things you can check: ESC LED lights will show the ESC status. What do...
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    Actually, it is less adjustable than the Traxxas...

    Actually, it is less adjustable than the Traxxas 4x4 bellcrank system. Traxxas uses an adjustable bellcrank link; Pro-Line does not. You can correct oversteer and understeer (more or less steering)...
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