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    Nice rig, I like this last one it has a full on...

    Nice rig, I like this last one it has a full on monster truck look even if it probably doesn't have clearance.

    What are the two different sets of coilovers you used?
  2. You can get takeoff GTRs on eBay for a good price

    You can get takeoff GTRs on eBay for a good price
  3. Cool build, what's the endgame use for it? I'm...

    Cool build, what's the endgame use for it? I'm definitely curious about what you selected and why.
  4. I think the question is - is the VXL 4x4 the best...

    I think the question is - is the VXL 4x4 the best Rustler, in which case - yes. If I was buying again I might consider the new Maxx, saw one at the park yesterday and was quite impressed but it's a...
  5. They do sell some sliders for the body or an...

    They do sell some sliders for the body or an exocage - kinda wish I had that from the get-go as my body is pretty worn at all 4 corners where the shock towers are.

    I set the shocks so the a-arms...
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    Ok, so this doesn't seem to work for me - here is...

    Ok, so this doesn't seem to work for me - here is what I have:

    Rustler VXL 4x4 with TQi 3ch (MFD)
    TRX4 Sport with basic TQi 2ch

    I should be able to bind both Tx to both vehicles and use...
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    I was thinking the same thing actually :) ...

    I was thinking the same thing actually :)

    Today I overkilled the rig with a Savox 2290 & HeyOK BEC

    https://i.imgur.com/Ae2QvOMl.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/tmq2ylxl.jpg
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    RPMs on order, should have them Tuesday. ...

    RPMs on order, should have them Tuesday. Hopefully they will hold up and not transfer damage elsewhere.
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    Ordered a Savox 2290 & BEC and installed some...

    Ordered a Savox 2290 & BEC and installed some cheap skidplates. Took it to the park and promptly discovered the design up front is no-good and ripped it up on the rocks.

    Any suggestions for a...
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    I picked up a TRX4 Sport recently but brought the...

    I picked up a TRX4 Sport recently but brought the Rustler with me today to the park and promptly broke an a-arm at the pin... again. I guess I'll try the RPM plastic ones this time?
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    That's really nice looking. Removed the rear...

    That's really nice looking.

    Removed the rear bumper entirely and removed the large section of front bumper, I left the inner crosspiece so there is something to hit before the frame rail. Will...
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    https://i.imgur.com/Ko7lwE1l.jpg Took it out...

    https://i.imgur.com/Ko7lwE1l.jpg

    Took it out today for its first outing, wow what a great truck! Definitely going to spring for a good servo ASAP, the 20kg isn't enough.
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    Got a red Sport today, mostly let my 3yr old son...

    Got a red Sport today, mostly let my 3yr old son crash it a bit - my lot is just flat grass so I won't get a chance to work it out until I go to the park this weekend. Tossed on a 20kg servo and a...
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    If you are unsure I'd suggest buying a cheap or...

    If you are unsure I'd suggest buying a cheap or used truck and see how it goes, you can get a Redcat truggy off Amazon for $60-100 depending on the sale that is totally RTR inc battery which is what...
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    The TraxxasLink makes it super easy too, I dial...

    The TraxxasLink makes it super easy too, I dial it waaay down before letting my 3yr old drive my Rusty. Takes a quick button press in the app to turn it off and let me zip around.
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    It's a calculated risk - I invested in a fairly...

    It's a calculated risk - I invested in a fairly beefy, all metal, servo that *should* be able to handle it and there is still a fair amount of flex in the overall steering systems to absorb some...
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    I had this same problem, wheels cranked more on...

    I had this same problem, wheels cranked more on way than the other and the server saver was broken. I swapped in an alloy bellcrank and cranked its saver all the way down, with no plastic bits it...
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    Went out today to the track which, in its current...

    Went out today to the track which, in its current state of construction, is an awesome bash spot and had some fun. Looking forward to heading back in a couple of weekends and tearing it up. I...
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    I've seen a few people recommends the c-hubs - my...

    I've seen a few people recommends the c-hubs - my only concern is about beefing up stuff too much and making it so more expensive stuff breaks, seems like this is a safe part though to replace? Any...
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    Broke the stock servo with the 2nd battery pack...

    Broke the stock servo with the 2nd battery pack :D I've got the bellcrank cranked as tight as possible as the servo I have on I am not too concerned about damaging, I have a metal steering horn as...
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    Nice, it is such a fun little truggy isn't it? ...

    Nice, it is such a fun little truggy isn't it?

    Installed the STRC bellcrank this morning but I'm waiting for it to cool off a bit more before I go for a run outside. Looks like I might need to...
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    Got two SMC 2S 5200 batteries to replace my junk...

    Got two SMC 2S 5200 batteries to replace my junk Amazon ones. Seems like they have a little more punch but when I was using them I was getting a bit of hitching on hard launchs - not sure what...
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    After some trials & tribulations my Rusty is...

    After some trials & tribulations my Rusty is working - when I tried to connect the BEC I got a fast flashing green light :( After updating everything it still wouldn't work - turns out there is a...
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    Looking good there. How much (or hopefully...

    Looking good there. How much (or hopefully little) slop is in your steering setup now? Did the additional skid plate add any chassis stiffness?


    Replaced the broken driveshaft - wow, that was...
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    Looks like a great starting package to me, you've...

    Looks like a great starting package to me, you've got the one major weakness (shock caps) covered and anything else can be replaced as needed. You two will have a blast!
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