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    Is that switching to sealed bearings? I'm curious...

    Is that switching to sealed bearings? I'm curious because when I talked to castle he acted like I should be opening up my motor after every run in the sand. Just seems crazy to have to open it up...
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    Motor bearings

    I have been having issues with bearing life in my castle 8th setup. I run run in the sand 80% of the time mostly on 3s but I do have a 4s that goes in if I dont break anything first. I run somewhere...
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    I have been running the cheap China 8th scale...

    I have been running the cheap China 8th scale 17mm wheels off eBay and have had some fun with them. All depends on how much power you plan to put through them. I've found out the foams rip with 6s...
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    Well here is my attempt at it. Really wish I...

    Well here is my attempt at it. Really wish I wouldn't have gotten in a hurry but it's been a few years since I've painted a body so it takes an attempt to get it right next time. Better prep, better...
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    Old thread but wanted to say thanks for the write...

    Old thread but wanted to say thanks for the write up, it worked great!
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    Anyone try a Revo body on the slash?

    Has anyone tried putting a revo body on a slash? Picked one up cheap at the LHS and figured I would try. Looks like the rear mounts on my RPM body mounts will be tricky. I will post pics when it's...
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    I would say aluminum motor mount like hot racing,...

    I would say aluminum motor mount like hot racing, I'm using a pure-tech battery strap and wish I would have done that sooner. A lot depends on what lipos your using, if you run lots of 3s its only a...
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    Revo body on Slash?

    Has anyone tried putting a revo body on a slash? Picked one up cheap at the LHS and figured I would try. Looks like the rear mounts on my RPM body mounts will be tricky. I will post pics when it's...
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    Awesome thanks! Since I've got you here guess I...

    Awesome thanks! Since I've got you here guess I might as well ask you another question if you have a minute. What kind of foam do you recommend for a 2.2/3.0 setup? Eventually I will be 2.8 all the...
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    17mm adapters

    I knew going to an 8th scale castle system I would eventually need to go to 17mm. When I bought the truck it already had the traxxas steel axels up front, so when the time came to upgrade the rear...
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    I got the 2238 off eBay for $22 shipped, so I...

    I got the 2238 off eBay for $22 shipped, so I will search around again and this time buy one that's compatable with the reciever I have. Thanks.
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    Thanks! Guess I will be looking for a compatable...

    Thanks! Guess I will be looking for a compatable remote.
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    Controller reciever binding

    My controller recently quit powering on so I picked up a used traxxas TQ model #2238. I figured both reciever and controller being 2.4 ghz it wouldn't be a problem, but I'm having no luck no luck...
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    Looks good man, always checking your build out to...

    Looks good man, always checking your build out to see what I need to buy next!
  15. Yes you can go up to 6s with the 8th setup, on 6s...

    Yes you can go up to 6s with the 8th setup, on 6s it's uncontrollable, I tried it...... Once.
  16. I have recently put this same setup in in my LCG...

    I have recently put this same setup in in my LCG 4x4. I am currently waiting for a warranty issue with mine to be fixed. This setup is a monster for bashing and an absolute blast. Xo-1 diffs, a good...
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    you can physically see the shaft move in the...

    you can physically see the shaft move in the bearing, puts the whole truck in a bind when installed.
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    not trying to thread jack but if I have mip...

    not trying to thread jack but if I have mip X-duties in the back and the traxxas steel CVD's up front will I need different adapter kits or will one set of 4 work for the front and back?
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    Yeah Ive e-mailed & filled out a repair order...

    Yeah Ive e-mailed & filled out a repair order twice and haven't heard a thing from castle. the shaft has free play in it when you wiggle it. I had noticed it when I brought it in to the garage after...
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    Newb to Slash, not to Traxxas.

    Hello, well ive been hiding in the shadows for over a month now doing lots of research and looking to see what everyone else does to their cars. I have had way way to many traxxas pieces in my life...
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