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  1. Sticky: VXL Pede 2014

    Ok here's the new 4X4 with some tires from way back. The video below shows the last time I ran the original 4X4 Stampede - before they made 4X4 Stampedes, with the tires on the new Pede. If you...
  2. Sticky: 4th of July Stampede 4x4

    Hello all and happy 4th,

    I bought and painted this body for my pede today, a little rough but works well.

    http://gallery.photo.net/photo/17806918-lg.jpg
  3. Thread: Revo burnt

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    Revo burnt

    Hey guys I bought a 1/16 revo and the last time I tried to run it it stuttered when I pulled the trigger, the battery started smoking and I unplugged the battery. Went to hobbie shop and they put a...
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    Thanks guys thats all I was asking for, I mean my...

    Thanks guys thats all I was asking for, I mean my offroad trucks spent more time in the street. Would like to bail into the grass and widen my driving area is all. Anyway I'll start experimenting...
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    Thanks for the response guys, I looked at tower...

    Thanks for the response guys, I looked at tower and got a few Ideas of my own as well. What I find interesting is they tell you to use two batteries in series to get the over 50MPH on the box, but...
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    Just bought the KBG Fiesta

    Hi all, new to this forum and been awhile since I was here. I noticed the car has two battery compartments, what is the setup for using two batteries and what batteries are recommended. Also, any...
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    latest pics

    http://home.comcast.net/~sbeam3/pedecollage1.jpg
    http://home.comcast.net/~sbeam3/pedecollage2.jpg
    http://home.comcast.net/~sbeam3/pedecollage3.jpg
  8. Thread: Beetle 'Pede

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    Thanks dude, I agree with you, I just hope they...

    Thanks dude, I agree with you, I just hope they would stick with the 540 motor size setup. I just found a special VW body on tower with the exact wheel base and 12 inches long which would make this...
  9. Thread: Beetle 'Pede

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    Stampede720, the Ferrari wheels are a lot softer...

    Stampede720, the Ferrari wheels are a lot softer than the airplane wheels which have very little give. The Ferrari wheels are thin rubber with a foam insert and provide a much better dampening...
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    It can be hard to get just the right amount of...

    It can be hard to get just the right amount of cap pressure with the plastic shocks but make sure the top of the cylinder is dry and free of oil and the bladders edges are also clean, then they will...
  11. Thread: Beetle 'Pede

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    Kylesfa, at first it would roll fairly easily but...

    Kylesfa, at first it would roll fairly easily but I had the back shocks way up on the inside to get the back of the body up in the air. After raising the rear body mount and lowering the rear it was...
  12. Thread: Beetle 'Pede

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    Thanks Pedy, it does wheelie and with this new...

    Thanks Pedy, it does wheelie and with this new wheelie bar it can ride one like never before. I used an old set of tamiya front tires from a Ferrari with bearings in the rim and a much bigger screw,...
  13. Thread: Beetle 'Pede

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    Beetle 'Pede

    Hello Folks,

    I started thinking about getting one of those mini Z trucks for the backyard and inside and ended up just making a smaller pede by cutting 2-3 inches from the center chassis and...
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    Machine screws should work, if they don't get a...

    Machine screws should work, if they don't get a tap kit, as for the wheels I tapped an ESP for large screws/bolts and instead of locktight I used CA glue. Makes for a solid connection but if you...
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    Very nice piece of work. Without showoffs nobody...

    Very nice piece of work. Without showoffs nobody would try to better them/themselves and things would get boring very quickly. Bravo.
  16. I'd first try just putting the battery on the...

    I'd first try just putting the battery on the motor outside the truck, with the ESC first and then try a direct connect for a quick check.
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    Very cool design - nice project and website as...

    Very cool design - nice project and website as well. Excellent work!
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    Paraphoe: You'll need Windows Media Player -...

    Paraphoe:

    You'll need Windows Media Player - right click and save works best. Then run it. 5.7 MB

    The mailbox
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    The 190mm is the width of the body and it does...

    The 190mm is the width of the body and it does make a difference. When you press down on the body the wheels come in and back, which is why you will notice the wheel wells are cut out more toward...
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    The basic difference seems to be more punch from...

    The basic difference seems to be more punch from the Nicd and more runtiime from the Nimh, but, there are newer nimh batteries out there that supposedly have more punch these days. Nimh batteries...
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    Do the wheels turn? does the motor run just...

    Do the wheels turn? does the motor run just hooked to the battery? Need more info.
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    The battery looks ok but a 7 cell flat usually...

    The battery looks ok but a 7 cell flat usually won't fit the pede unless the deck is modified. I would never buy a charger that only charges nicd and not nimh, wouldn't want to limit my choices. ...
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    I had the grommets for something else but the...

    I had the grommets for something else but the holes fit the post perfectly, I did have to ream out the holes on the body and the body washers to get the grommet to work and it took some time working...
  24. Thread: Race setup help

    by beamer
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    My mistake, it should have been 14 and above as...

    My mistake, it should have been 14 and above as Misbehavin' said. I do like my 15/2 a lot more than a 13/3 I have for the extra runtime and the power difference really isn't that great. Runtimes...
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    I don't suppose it will be too long before they...

    I don't suppose it will be too long before they release a Cayenne shell, they already have a 1/18 the scale model on tower.


    Misbehavin: yeah that mailbox was a bummer but it was either the...
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