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  1. I mounted the Traxxas light kit for the stampede...

    I mounted the Traxxas light kit for the stampede to the stock slash bumper.
    All you have to do is make 2 holes in the front bumper to mount it.
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    Glad I could help. My son's rustler has a...

    Glad I could help.

    My son's rustler has a different setup : a Castle Creation Sidewinder 3 with a 4600kv motor with a 19t pinion - 86t spur.
    It could be geared a bit faster, but the 4600 KV will...
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    The stock gearing of the brushed version is 16t...

    The stock gearing of the brushed version is 16t pinion and a 90t spur.
    For reference, the stock gearing of the brushless VXL version is 25t pinion and a 83 spur.

    Try something in the range of the...
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    I don't know how old your son is, but if he used...

    I don't know how old your son is, but if he used to drive brushed, I would stick with the 2S and the combo you bought.

    Keep it simple, get a few new pinions.
  5. I have the same combo on my Slash 4x4 (and...

    I have the same combo on my Slash 4x4 (and Stampede 4x4) and share your enthusiasm.

    Geared 17/54 at the moment with temps <140°F on 2S (no heatsink or fans on the motor).
    I could gear it up, but...
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    Your link works. That looks bad :eek: I would...

    Your link works.

    That looks bad :eek:
    I would send it in.
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    I would start with a 13t.

    I would start with a 13t.
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    I'm no expert on electronics. I would gear down...

    I'm no expert on electronics.
    I would gear down a bit and see where it takes you.
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    4600 kv seems high for this kind of car. The...

    4600 kv seems high for this kind of car.

    The badlands you use, are those short course tires or the 2.8 MT tires ?
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    What motor are you using and what are the temps...

    What motor are you using and what are the temps on the motor when the ESC cuts off ?

    I'm using the Hobbywing max 10 SCT ESC with a 3200KV motor, geared 17/54. I have not encountered any heat or...
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    Measure the temps of your ESC (and motor) while...

    Measure the temps of your ESC (and motor) while driving.
    If you don't own a temp gun, get one.

    The Velineon VXL-esc that I have tends to heat up quick when geared up (13/54 is stock for a slash...
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    I use Louise Pioneer ST tires (= Duratrax Lock Up...

    I use Louise Pioneer ST tires (= Duratrax Lock Up ST) for off-road (never used them onroad).
    They have a tread pattern similar to the Proline trenchers.
    I've only driven them on 2S, not on 3S and...
  13. Thread: Bash Armor Body

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    Thanks for the update !

    Thanks for the update !
  14. Thread: Bash Armor Body

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    How's the body holding on ? My Proline Ford...

    How's the body holding on ?

    My Proline Ford 1966 body is getting cracked up near the rear body post-holes (designed to break).
    The brute bodiy may be my next purchase.
    I hope it's a good and...
  15. Thread: shocks

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    I ordered GTR shocks, they should be here...

    I ordered GTR shocks, they should be here tomorrow.
    The springs (rate blue) already arrived today.

    What weight oil is recommended for these ?
    350 CPS F & R ?

    Mostly driving on loose surface...
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    Strange, never saw that version before I found...

    Strange, never saw that version before

    I found it on several German sites,
    On the pictures I came across, it looks dark grey/black, not silver - I don't see much/any difference with the black...
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    What signals do the ESC give - colour and...

    What signals do the ESC give - colour and blinking

    If you use lipo's it should be sollid green.

    https://traxxas.com/support/Programming-Your-Traxxas-Electronic-Speed-Control
  18. Thread: Flat tire

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    I have mixed experience with the Louise tires. ...

    I have mixed experience with the Louise tires.
    They are great on my Rustler (ST Pioneer) (2S).
    I have SC Rockets (Bandito) for my Slash (mostly 2S). Recently one of the tires came lose from the...
  19. Thread: Lower car body

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    I've no experience with this kind of setup. I...

    I've no experience with this kind of setup.
    I guess I would start with 50W and see what effect it has on the handling (and grab a bottle of 75W).

    Succes with your project !
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    The temps above are in Fahrenheit. The VXL...

    The temps above are in Fahrenheit.

    The VXL Velineon combo has a thermal protection for the ESC, not for the motor.
  21. Thread: Lower car body

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    If you want to lower your car (not only the...

    If you want to lower your car (not only the body), you could shorten the shocks, by adding a spacer inside the shocks.
    It's quite easy to do.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uytvBXu4xKE
  22. Thread: Lower car body

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    You could use a 1/8 GT-like body (Delta Plastik...

    You could use a 1/8 GT-like body (Delta Plastik has them for Slash) or you could use the body of a buggy.
    If that's allowed.
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    The temps you read are fine. I check the...

    The temps you read are fine.

    I check the temperature of new/changed systems often, depending on the outside temperature and the intensity of the driving.
    After a while I just check every once in...
  24. Thread: Flat tire

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    Thanks for your reply ! I hate glueing tires...

    Thanks for your reply !

    I hate glueing tires and I hate removing tires even more (I tried boiling once but prefer using a heat gun).

    Finding new foam insterts is going to be the next problem. ...
  25. Thread: Flat tire

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    Flat tire

    Last year October I bought Louise MT Pioneer (comparable to Duratrax Lockup) for my Stampede 4x4.
    I like them, they worked really great and they are affordable.

    What I did notice from the...
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