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    Videos I watched looks like springs are too soft...

    Videos I watched looks like springs are too soft imo. Just like my XMaxx, went up two spring rates all around and much better, left shock oils stock.



    Wait, what, my XMaxx 4s bats won't fit???
  2. X2, my MIP drivers are the best so far ime,...

    X2, my MIP drivers are the best so far ime, waiting to see if the Traxxas tools are real quality or not.
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    Running great, only broke one front knuckle and...

    Running great, only broke one front knuckle and kinda chewed the pinion gear/spur due to my not getting cover back on quite right. Replaced gears with a tiny dab of grease on them run so smooth and...
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    The rears are great upgrade and yes wish they'd...

    The rears are great upgrade and yes wish they'd make fronts too, oh well I've got spares and fresh bearings packed with good grease.
  5. Thread: Servo upgrade.

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    Yep. :) Me either. I also went...

    Yep. :)



    Me either.



    I also went with the 2085x right off the bat, pulled the stocker and sold it unused. And yes it should be included for the price of the truck. Running the HR...
  6. Agreed, do WD-40 trick to my a-arms and have not...

    Agreed, do WD-40 trick to my a-arms and have not broken one yet, but trying lol.

    Oh yeah, video to the airborne light pole crash? :)



    Good, stock bearings won't last long, RPM rears is the...
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    Agreed, Stainless steel hardware is junk, can't...

    Agreed, Stainless steel hardware is junk, can't take abuse as it will bend if not break, the drive heads round out easily and then you're hosed. I've had SS hardware from many different sources,...
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    This and/or bearings are worn out. I always pop...

    This and/or bearings are worn out. I always pop the seal off one side off all my new bearings and add a bit of this grease, great high pressure lube and will actually flow around which most grease...
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    Good info, definitely depends on current weather,...

    Good info, definitely depends on current weather, how and where you run.

    I'm running Max6, stock 8s motor, swapped to 50T spur (running stock 18T pinion), 46T breaks too easily due to lack of...
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    Way more fun on 8S, sold my 3S battery pairs...

    Way more fun on 8S, sold my 3S battery pairs after running on 8S! Do the WD40 or MucOff soaking to the a-arms, use CEN hinge pins with nuts, washers and go for some serious air, only broken one...
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    @222 Sorry my previous post was short. I’ve...

    @222 Sorry my previous post was short. I’ve bought and run many brands and sizes of lipos, in my experience SMC puff quicker than some cheaper lipos even when when meticulously balanced and storage...
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    Their quality went to crap. I'm having good...

    Their quality went to crap.

    I'm having good luck with Power Hobby lipos.
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    Dremel out the plastic, install proper high...

    Dremel out the plastic, install proper high quality fan, reassemble and enjoy. Did that to my old nicd charger back in my buggy race days and it made a big difference in charget temperature.
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    Nice that Traxxas is paying attention and fixing...

    Nice that Traxxas is paying attention and fixing these things as we find them.
    My 8s X-Maxx has the play.
    Clubin, is it plastic, metal or? Picture?
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    Here's the wrap I bought, it's sold by the linear...

    Here's the wrap I bought, it's sold by the linear foot and is 5' wide.
    3M 1080 CF12 BLACK CARBON FIBER Vinyl Vehicle Car Trim Wrap Film Sheet Roll...
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    Yep Digikey has some great components. I was...

    Yep Digikey has some great components. I was referring to Yeah Racing fans that we've had great results with, keep us posted on yours. :)
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    YR replacement fan. :)

    YR replacement fan. :)
  18. Thread: Charger

    by Natedog
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    I had Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition and it's a...

    I had Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition and it's a great charger (still have and use it)...
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    ya X2. It’s cool kit but over priced and...

    ya

    X2. It’s cool kit but over priced and probably tied overly to Traxxas esc.

    Front light bar mounts to proper place inset in front bumper but rear should mount similar. Rear mount to back...
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    Traxxas X-Maxx rx has two channel 1 slots,...

    Traxxas X-Maxx rx has two channel 1 slots, therefore the third slot is channel 2 for ESC.

    One to turn and two to burn (accelerate), helps remember the order.



    X2, check polarity. Positive...
  21. My buddies and I much prefer without TSM, you...

    My buddies and I much prefer without TSM, you just gotta drive the vehicle. :)



    Yes, but needs knob assigned to the TSM function, I always dial mine down to zero or remove the rx. :)
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    Adhesive auto body wrap 3.5mil (0.035”) thick.

    Adhesive auto body wrap 3.5mil (0.035”) thick.
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    Ordered some 3M 1080 carbon fiber simulated wrap...

    Ordered some 3M 1080 carbon fiber simulated wrap to wrap my soft case lipos in, hope it protect them against sand, grit and gravel. Factory battery hold downs are ingenious and seems to work well...
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    This....always trust but verify, everyone makes a...

    This....always trust but verify, everyone makes a mistake sometimes. :)
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    Precisely. :)

    Precisely. :)
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