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  1. We've still not resolved this. The truck has had...

    We've still not resolved this. The truck has had a few packs through it now, works perfectly well, but no reverse.

    Is a max 10 sct still a sensible drop in replacement? Really don't want to swap...
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    You've sort of answered your own question....

    You've sort of answered your own question. Lithium Polymer and Lithium Ion. Different chemistry, different rules.
    Run your truck until LVC kicks in, if you want to be really safe, turn it off then....
  3. Got the diff fluid swapped out & it's all...

    Got the diff fluid swapped out & it's all rebuilt. Just need to drive it now.

    New wheels are going to have to wait at the minute, working on my real car as well & it's getting expensive!
    Still...
  4. Yeah, I was looking at those, but they look...

    Yeah, I was looking at those, but they look massive! Aren't you running the bigger chassis?
  5. Update time, with a question... Ran the truck...

    Update time, with a question...

    Ran the truck yesterday to see if I could re-create the radio gear issue. Typically the truck was fine, so I don't know what to make of that. There wasn't any long...
  6. Just a reminder for tomorrow... Wheels!

    Just a reminder for tomorrow...
    Wheels!
  7. Stupid UK weather, lock-down & working for the...

    Stupid UK weather, lock-down & working for the NHS is stopping play.
    :(
  8. I'm hoping friend has a spare one to loan me....

    I'm hoping friend has a spare one to loan me.
    Just gotta check the number make to make sure its compatible.
    If I ever get traction, I'll report in with the wheelie bar. I'm hoping it's tucked...
  9. So I'll start this post with the latest mod,...

    So I'll start this post with the latest mod, another set of wheels. lol
    Someone said they had attached a set wheels to the stock cage & I've seen somewhere on here a member using an Arrma wheelie...
  10. So still no fix. The truck runs perfectly...

    So still no fix.

    The truck runs perfectly well, but only as if it is in Race Mode. Only thing to report, the motor seems to be very hot & the ESC is toasty as well.

    Tried the truck in race...
  11. Thanks, but yes, already tried that

    Thanks, but yes, already tried that
  12. No reverse on stock VXL - IT'S NOT IN RACE MODE! LOL

    As title guys, why no reverse? A friends truck is misbehaving.

    Same in all 3 modes, tried resetting everything and ESC calibration to handset.

    Even tried pushing the truck backwards, still...
  13. Thanks for the replies guys, a lot of that has...

    Thanks for the replies guys, a lot of that has helped me loads.

    I've done a bit more modding and had a first run in bigger area.
    More tomorrow though, too tired to post tonight.
  14. So here's my list of current questions. Any help...

    So here's my list of current questions. Any help on these would be brilliant.


    Wheelie bar, good idea or not?
    King Headz motor mount, how much better than the traxxas alloy unit is it? Is the...
  15. Had a bit of time so put some of the new parts on...

    Had a bit of time so put some of the new parts on the last few days, thought I'd update.
    I've also a few questions to ask, but I'll get to that later.

    I've been meaning to try using a silicon I...
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    I run adaptors as well, so can use batteries with...

    I run adaptors as well, so can use batteries with XT90s.
    You can find adaptors on ebay and amazon, or most model shops carry them.
  17. Hey guys, quick question... What are the...

    Hey guys, quick question...
    What are the disadvantages of running without clear centre driveshaft cover?
  18. 500k I get. Think I'd got muddled with...

    500k I get. Think I'd got muddled with terminology. Lol
  19. Gotcha. That makes sense, although I expected...

    Gotcha. That makes sense, although I expected something thicker than 500wt.
  20. Just had a thought, is a wheelie bar a must on...

    Just had a thought, is a wheelie bar a must on the stampede?
  21. Thanks for the advice, that's great. That...

    Thanks for the advice, that's great.

    That center diff ain't cheap! Wow. Why run it instead of a slipper? Kinder on the drive train?

    Most of the stuff you've mentioned is already on my wish...
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    You got a link these please mate?

    You got a link these please mate?
  23. Lol. I was thinking about the brute body for it,...

    Lol. I was thinking about the brute body for it, further down the line. Exactly same as you, one already sits on my X-Maxx.
  24. Plugged everything in today & ran it with the...

    Plugged everything in today & ran it with the wheels elevated.
    I've set the punch setting on the ESC to level 1 to begin with, seems a safe starting point. looking forward to see how it runs with...
  25. More build updates... First off, I've mounted...

    More build updates...

    First off, I've mounted a thin alloy plate up front for the ESC.
    A template was made out of clear plastic (don't throw those scraps away when trimming new body shells),...
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