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    I switched to the three hole pistons in my Big...

    I switched to the three hole pistons in my Big Bore shocks and have 50wt rear and 55wt front.
  2. Thread: motor question

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    I've never heard of anyone washing their electric...

    I've never heard of anyone washing their electric motor. The VXL motor is brushless and does not have brushes. You might use some compressed air to blow out any dust and the bearings might need a...
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    Stripping out the plastic should never be an...

    Stripping out the plastic should never be an issue and there is a simple technique to follow that helps provent stripped holes. When you go to reasemble. turn the bolt backwards until you fel (or...
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    Vent the rims and also vent the tires.

    Vent the rims and also vent the tires.
  5. Thread: Big Bore Shocks

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    Bladders went into the shock caps first with a...

    Bladders went into the shock caps first with a dab of shock oil to lube them. Finger tightened only. The shocks seem OK but the test wwill come next race.
  6. Thread: Big Bore Shocks

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    OK....I bought two packages of four new rubber...

    OK....I bought two packages of four new rubber bladders #1765, for the shocks and will replace them on all four as I've likely tightened things too much. I'm switching to the three hole pistons all...
  7. Thread: Big Bore Shocks

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    Anyone know the part number for new bladders?

    Anyone know the part number for new bladders?
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    The chassis sits very high when compared to the...

    The chassis sits very high when compared to the SC10 and Blitz and with the electronics and battery perched on top it has a very high center of gravity. Nothing you can do but try the suggestions...
  9. Thread: Big Bore Shocks

    by SteveM
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    Big Bore Shocks

    I've installed a new set of Big Bore shocks on my Slash and must say I'm not impressed. They leak all over the place and need to be filled almost after every run. The bladders inside rip and you're...
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    I switched to J-Concepts Goose Bump tires and...

    I switched to J-Concepts Goose Bump tires and also use a few degrees of toe-out. My Slash turns better now, but still not as well as the SC10.
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    The DX3S is a great transmitter and at $150 is a...

    The DX3S is a great transmitter and at $150 is a deal. The receiver antennas are very short and there isn't much to stuff in an antenna tube. On my Slash, I just leave it hanging out of the receiver...
  12. Thread: Big Bore Shocks

    by SteveM
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    I used the same process to build my shocks yet...

    I used the same process to build my shocks yet still have a leak. I will have to try some Teflon tape on the threads to see it that helps seal any better.
  13. Thread: Big Bore Shocks

    by SteveM
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    Big Bore Shocks

    Before running my new 2wd Slash I replaced the stock shocks with the Traxxas Big Bore type. I went racing last night and after one run I found that one of the rear shocks was leaking. It was so bad...
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    Mine wobbles a bit as well and I haven't been...

    Mine wobbles a bit as well and I haven't been able to resolve this either. I've had to allow a slightly looser gear mesh to compensate.
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