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    Have you read this yet: ...

    Have you read this yet:

    https://forums.traxxas.com/showthread.php?9082985-How-to-tune-your-Slash-4x4-for-racing-on-the-track

    Made my Slash racing a lot easier...
  2. Thread: Upgrades

    by jesdoit
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    This is one of the most current resources on...

    This is one of the most current resources on setting up a Slash 4x4 for racing:

    https://forums.traxxas.com/showthread.php?9082985-How-to-tune-your-Slash-4x4-for-racing-on-the-track

    I used it...
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    Très bien El Sob. Je suis fier de toi! :thumbup:

    Très bien El Sob. Je suis fier de toi! :thumbup:
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    True for outdoor racing, but the topic here is...

    True for outdoor racing, but the topic here is carpet racing. Using front shocks on all 4 keeps the vehicle low.
  5. Thread: 2075 servos

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    Yup! I've blown my fair share of 2075 servos, and...

    Yup! I've blown my fair share of 2075 servos, and I don't bash! The steering was adjusted correctly & all!
    I too switched to the Savox SW-1210SG and it's been fine ever since! I also upgraded my...
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    It’s all coming back to me now! So I did most...

    It’s all coming back to me now!

    So I did most of the mods suggested on Razor’s thread “How to tune your Slash 4x4 for racing on the track”, including the tricky one of putting a rear shock tower...
  7. I had high quality tools. Without Googling it,...

    I had high quality tools.
    Without Googling it, if stainless is harder, it is still more brittle than the steel screws that come with your vehicle.
    When I had my E-MAXX, I used to bash it very hard,...
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    Doh! I didn't see this post! I'll see if I can do...

    Doh! I didn't see this post! I'll see if I can do that tonight; I haven't posted pics here in a loooooong time!
    Is there a way to pm me your e-mail address? I'll send them directly.
  9. I would strongly caution against using stainless...

    I would strongly caution against using stainless steel screws, especially if you're a basher! I switched them all out in my E-Maxx then stripped many of them while doing regular maintenance!...
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    To answer question 1: When you turn at high...

    To answer question 1:

    When you turn at high speed, especially on carpet with pin tires, your vehicle will not slide, but tip over. Braking and not driving as fast can help lessen this.
    But when...
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    I was going to add this to Razor’s great thread...

    I was going to add this to Razor’s great thread “How to tune your Slash 4x4 for racing on the track”, but I think I’ll share it here in hopes of answering your question:

    Thought I’d add my first...
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    Like El Sob said: what transmitter, receiver and...

    Like El Sob said: what transmitter, receiver and ESC are you using? Once we know this we can help a little better...
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    The same thing happened to me over the winter...

    The same thing happened to me over the winter racing my Stampede 4x4! It was the TSM. Thing is, it's not easy to completely disable... But once I did, things were fine!
  14. Thread: Motor Dilemma

    by jesdoit
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    Since you are posting here, you know that motor...

    Since you are posting here, you know that motor failures will happen; it’s not a question of “if”.
    Knowing this, I have a good spare motor to fall back on until I repair (or replace) my main motor...
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    I race with the Castle Creations Mamba X SCT Pro...

    I race with the Castle Creations Mamba X SCT Pro 3800kV and it's been great! If you want to keep stock pinions, make sure to NOT select the 5mm combo.
    I had to replace 3 sets of the Velineon system...
  16. Thread: Newbie motor ?

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    All great answers above, but thought I'd share my...

    All great answers above, but thought I'd share my setup to help paint the picture:

    Traxxas TQI radio, Traxxas Receiver (rx), Mamba X SCT ESC & Motor combo.
    Plug your ESC into the Traxxas rx....
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    Or you need to set your end points. My servo...

    Or you need to set your end points.
    My servo would sometimes stutter and when I turned the steering trim knob on the transmitter a little, the noise would go away.
    I would later re-set my end...
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    Do you have Traxxas Stability Management (TSM)?...

    Do you have Traxxas Stability Management (TSM)?
    When I had it enabled on my Slash the steering was all funny when at rest.
    When moving, it was fine.
    Try disabling it and see if you can re-create...
  19. I only race now. 50/50 with TQI radio. However,...

    I only race now. 50/50 with TQI radio.
    However, it glitches lots now for indoor racing (due to proximity to other radios???).
    So after indoor season I'm going with Spektrum DX5...
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    We can help you better if you let us know the...

    We can help you better if you let us know the intended use of the truck.
    If you plan to race vs. not, we can guide you better.
    If you do plan to bash; to what extent?
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    Oh! and invest in some good tools and a little...

    Oh! and invest in some good tools and a little clear plastic METRIC measuring ruler. You will notice that it's hard to tell if a screw is 10mm or 12mm by just looking at it...
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    Check to make sure that you can race with 3s. I...

    Check to make sure that you can race with 3s. I know all of the races I've done were max 2s.
    Post some good pics and we can all guide you. I've had fun racing mine this summer but I needed...
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    Double-check to make sure that it is plugged into...

    Double-check to make sure that it is plugged into the receiver correctly then do what EvHexRC suggested.
    Let us know how you make out.
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    I would caution against changing all of your...

    I would caution against changing all of your screws to stainless steel as it is more brittle and strips more easily. I changed every screws to stainless steel on my E-MAXX and regretted it. Been...
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    Also, remove the end points that you have set....

    Also, remove the end points that you have set. Make sure everything is neutral with full range on!
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