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    I'm surprised you guys don't have bigger hard...

    I'm surprised you guys don't have bigger hard drives, considering how cheap they are nowadays.

    I just bought a Western Digital 1.5TB drive from New Egg a month ago, and it costed less than $100. ...
  2. Second steering servo to crap out on me =(

    I had just finished jacking up my truck to epic proportions for some serious off roading and took it out for a test run this morning. The car ran fine for about a minute, and then it suddenly shut...
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    This shouldn't even be a debate. If you've...

    This shouldn't even be a debate.

    If you've owned both a NiMH and a LiPo and ran them both, it's common knowledge that the NiMH is as strong or stronger freshley charged, but it discharges at a...
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    If you actually look at the discharge curves,...

    If you actually look at the discharge curves, you'll notice that every single LiPo greatly outperforms even the best NiMH pack.



    So from your test results, a crappy $20 LiPo outperformed a high...
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    Everything in America is fatter.

    Everything in America is fatter.
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    Battery ...

    Battery

    http://www.hobbypartz.com/83p-5000mah-2s1p-74-20c.html

    Charger

    http://www.hobbypartz.com/skychb6chdup.html
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    Large amounts of wobble is not "normal", as in...

    Large amounts of wobble is not "normal", as in it's not supposed to happen. But it happens more often than not. Your wheels will always wobble slightly. I'd only worry about if it's affecting your...
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    That's true, but taking away ground clearance and...

    That's true, but taking away ground clearance and decreasing travel is exactly what he wants to be doing if he wants less roll.

    I've also noticed that my truck handles a lot better with the body...
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    Since you're new to RC, I suggest you buy several...

    Since you're new to RC, I suggest you buy several spur gears, because you're going to be stripping spur gears left and right until you learn how to mesh your gears just right.



    The Pede and...
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    No idea why you guys are talking about lowering...

    No idea why you guys are talking about lowering the "body" of the truck, when that's not going to nearly help as much as lowering the "chassis" of the truck itself.

    Screw your shocks into the...
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    The gear cover should still fit over a 90T spur...

    The gear cover should still fit over a 90T spur gear.

    I actually have a theory that running w/out a gear cover will keep your motor cooler. After a 40 minute bashing session once, I took off the...
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    BOOM GOES THE DYNAMITE! Family Guy reference :p

    BOOM GOES THE DYNAMITE!

    Family Guy reference :p
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    I once thought the same thing, but now I'd have...

    I once thought the same thing, but now I'd have to disagree. If you hang around the Slash 4x4 forums long enough, you'll find out that a lot of people think the added weight and resistance of the...
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    If you want speed, up your gearing. But be ready...

    If you want speed, up your gearing. But be ready for the increased heat.
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    I've been watching some Carwin fights, and the...

    I've been watching some Carwin fights, and the guy's a good boxer. He was also an accomplished wrestler, so his mat skills should rival Lesnar's. Maybe not equal, but rival nonetheless.

    Brock,...
  16. The Rustler can take a lot of abuse... until you...

    The Rustler can take a lot of abuse... until you hit something :p
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    Nice assumptions, but you're completely wrong. I...

    Nice assumptions, but you're completely wrong. I never abused or neglected my packs. I never ran them past LVC, and I always, ALWAYS balanced them while I charged them, and sometimes even after...
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    Blue LiPos are a bargain battery. The soldering...

    Blue LiPos are a bargain battery. The soldering may have come undone, but who cares? At the end of the day, it only costed $20, and soldering it back on only takes 5 minutes.

    Having said that, I...
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    Yep, it's definitely attached to the diff. ...

    Yep, it's definitely attached to the diff.

    Maybe I wasn't too clear on what part I stripped. It's the big steel ring gear around the differential.

    However, I just found a replacement on...
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    Stripped a STEEL idler!

    :eek: Yes, I somehow managed to strip a STEEL idler on my Pede the other day! Not even sure how I did it. After taking apart my transmission and attempting to remove the idler, I noticed that it...
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    1) Being completely new to RC, my first truck was...

    1) Being completely new to RC, my first truck was a Stampede XL-5. I was so amazed at the torque of the thing compared to my past toy RCs at Walmart, that I took the Pede and chained about 5 other...
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    Welcome to the money sink. Er, I mean, hobby :D ...

    Welcome to the money sink. Er, I mean, hobby :D

    Let me just say that it's great to see you've already added so many upgrades to your truck. A lot of people on this forum say "Upgrade as you...
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    That's not a Summit. That's an E-Revo with big...

    That's not a Summit. That's an E-Revo with big tires.

    Oh, wait...

    Edit: Nice setup, being able to hit 65+mph with your Summit. However, I think you're missing one crucial component. You...
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    More grease equates to more of a locked...

    More grease equates to more of a locked differential. A locked differential will give you awesome straight line traction, but when you take a corner, you're going to be spinning in circles all the...
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    If by "drive really well", you mean by driving...

    If by "drive really well", you mean by driving really slowly so they get 30 minutes out of a 5000 mah pack, then yes, you're completely correct :rolleyes:
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