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    Release Knob For X-Maxx Body...

    I thought these look kinda cool! You can choose different patterns/options too...
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    Silicone Driveshaft Axle Boots...

    Anyone use these? Kind of pricey at $40 (***EDIT*** I found others selling 4 for $22! so I updated the link below...) but it looks like these would keep out the dirt, mud, grime even water maybe and...
  3. Nope, you have it right. That's the official...

    Nope, you have it right. That's the official size...

    X-Maxx Battery Tray:
    197mm L x 51.5mm W x 44mm H

    ...but like Acidic posted, you can fudge a little as my SMC lipo is a little bigger in...
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    Metal Shield On One Side Of Bearing?

    Thx rag6!

    I noticed your link is for the X-Maxx ($33) but they also have a kit specifically for the X-Maxx 8S ($37) so just wanted to clarify this as I have the 8S.

    So what do you guys make of...
  5. Thread: New BRUTE body

    by Nickerz
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    That looks great! I was thinking about getting...

    That looks great! I was thinking about getting this body too. If I had to do it all over again, I'd buy this body from the start and keep the original Traxxas body as the shelf queen.

    Now that my...
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    Yeah, that's what I've heard which made me...

    Yeah, that's what I've heard which made me rethink the frequency of maintenance for bearings...bashing vs. racing.

    Just the day before yesterday, I packed my bearings full using Marine grease. I...
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    Sorry, I just realized the link I provided in my...

    Sorry, I just realized the link I provided in my original post is for the 6S but the full bearing set for the 8S is here...

    https://www.fasteddybearings.com/traxxas-x-maxx-8s-sealed-bearing-kit/
  8. Juanmacine, Those lipos fit in the battery...

    Juanmacine,

    Those lipos fit in the battery tray ok? I like mine snug like the SMC's so they don't move around.
  9. I always hear Kevin Talbot saying he loves the...

    I always hear Kevin Talbot saying he loves the Zop lipos (link is USA but you can change your location)...

    I found this one even cheaper $32.99 vs. clicking on Kev's link from his video...
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    X-Maxx Full Bearing Set

    I found this set online...

    https://www.fasteddybearings.com/traxxas-x-maxx-sealed-bearing-kit/

    ...and I know they're cheaper bearings but I was thinking, wouldn't it be easier to pay for cheap...
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    I've seen a simple solution that all companies...

    I've seen a simple solution that all companies should practice which is simply make the pinion hole shaped to the motor shaft to match the flat part. If the set screw comes loose, the pinion gear is...
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    I never knew this was a thing until I saw this...

    I never knew this was a thing until I saw this video the other week and I was surprised (skip to 8:30)...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WjfzTkW0YE&t

    ...I bought my X-Maxx in March/April 2018...
  13. Thread: Parked car

    by Nickerz
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    Ouch! Put ESC in Training mode next time (if...

    Ouch! Put ESC in Training mode next time (if there is a next time-lol) or do this w/bluetooth if you have one. Bluetooth & Traxxas app lets you dial full throttle down to a crawl so when wife, kids,...
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    It's possible you got a bad set of lipos, it can...

    It's possible you got a bad set of lipos, it can happen. DEFINITELY not the norm to hear anyone complain about SMC batteries. I have two I bought 2 years ago and these are the BEST lipos I've owned....
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    Simple Garden Hose...

    Yep, even Traxxas recommends using a garden hose, air compressor, etc. to clean your X-Maxx...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN88sUqa1GE&list=WL&index
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    Yeah, I guess once you register, you have no way...

    Yeah, I guess once you register, you have no way of knowing or viewing the models you registered. I do remember doing this and found the screenshot when I did it for my X-Maxx 2 1/2 years ago, lol......
  17. Not to hijack this thread but I tried using imgr...

    Not to hijack this thread but I tried using imgr and wow...it doesn't need to be that complicated. I now use https://postimages.org/ and talk about simple and clean. I haven't found another option to...
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    Yes, thanks for posting that pic! It looks like...

    Yes, thanks for posting that pic! It looks like it covers the pin more than the stock screw but not as much as the washer. If this works though, I'd rather use this as you said...it's a much cleaner...
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    Nice find! I'd definitely go with this instead,...

    Nice find! I'd definitely go with this instead, thx for sharing. Anyone have a pic of what this looks like? Would like to see how much it covers the pin...
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    I see what you're saying. Yes, then mine must...

    I see what you're saying. Yes, then mine must have been different b/c the pin was able to come through pass the screw as shown in my video. I could slide it back and forth. Then again, this is all...
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    Did you watch the videos by any chance? This is...

    Did you watch the videos by any chance? This is what I was saying in the videos - same difference anyway. The washer is a cheaper alternative to the RPM pins and will prevent the pin from being...
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    So if you do register, will you see the vehicles...

    So if you do register, will you see the vehicles you registered? I don't see any of them on Traxxas' site but I can't remember if I did or not. I might be remembering registering some other RC's with...
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    ***UPDATE*** For Hinge Pin Fix...

    Just wanted to update an older video I made in my post above...

    I've been bored so I've tinkering around a little and I found some washers that fit perfectly under the screw and covers the hinge...
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    Sticky: 2018 X-Maxx 8S - Green Edition w/Monster Energy Stickers

    When she was NEW and Pretty...
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    Apparently 600 Meter Range...

    Skip to about 7 minutes into this video as Kevin says this radio has a 600 meter range...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtW8lqPwoAM

    And here's the radio......
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