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    You'll be happy. I have the 1.45s all around....

    You'll be happy. I have the 1.45s all around. Handles much better and doesn't act stiff. It's a heavy truck.

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  2. Thread: New to Xmaxx

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    Yea...difficult to say. These things are pretty...

    Yea...difficult to say. These things are pretty much like cars. A lemon for $500 is expensive. If its been well maintained and has some upgrades or batteries with it, it could be a steal.

    Sent...
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    Try calling them. The people on the phone have...

    Try calling them. The people on the phone have the authority to RMA something after warranty. Just try and be respectful while you explain your utter dissatisfaction with your experience with their...
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    Some shops will let you try stuff, but ita...

    Some shops will let you try stuff, but ita usually the stuff they sell the most of.

    Youre asking about the truck being ok for a newb. The truck is pretty simple once you learn it. What will catch...
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    Gearing and the motor. Sent from my SM-G950U1...

    Gearing and the motor.

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    Its not discontinued. Traxxas and tower are...

    Its not discontinued. Traxxas and tower are having legal issues. You wont see traxxas products there anymore.

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    The 8s motor is a bit slow on 6s. Its designed...

    The 8s motor is a bit slow on 6s. Its designed for 8 so it has a lower kv motor. More power but less rpm.

    If youre happy with your vxl6 the 8 should be fine for you as long as you get a good one....
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    They help a lot. Turning off TSM can help at high...

    They help a lot. Turning off TSM can help at high speed too. Its corrections can be a bit jerky.

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    Youre both right. Theoretically ballooned tires...

    Youre both right. Theoretically ballooned tires will be faster because they get taller. In the real world, tho, with a stock xmaxx its uncontrollable at that speed. To much slop in the steering, a...
  10. Thread: ESC Question

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    Thanks for the info. Sent from my SM-G950U1...

    Thanks for the info.

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    Mostly. There is a channel that the temperature...

    Mostly. There is a channel that the temperature sensor lays in. I left the area from the temp sensor down dry. Glued the rest. I didnt know how it would effect the accuracy of the sensor. There might...
  12. Thread: ESC Question

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    Punch control actually changes how much the...

    Punch control actually changes how much the capacitors in the esc charge up. 100% punch they fully charge and fully discharge right away. Lower settings charge the capacitors less. A light touch on...
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    No. Not really. A pad wont touch as much surface...

    No. Not really. A pad wont touch as much surface area. Thats what you need. As much surface area as possible dissipating heat into the heat sink. A pad will not work as well.

    Now, im talking from...
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    If you want to discount my advice, you might want...

    If you want to discount my advice, you might want to do it with sone actual experience instead of a guess.

    Yes, it does glue the heat sink on, but when would you actually want to remove it? Mine...
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    The one on fastlanercs is for larger motors. Its...

    The one on fastlanercs is for larger motors. Its pretty expensive too because it includes a heat sink.

    Start with the arctic silver. Its an adhesive meant for high heat electronics. It helps...
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    Hes somewhat doing that on purpose, actually. Hes...

    Hes somewhat doing that on purpose, actually. Hes overloaded with orders and working 7 days a week. He doesnt need a website bringing him more business right now. I wont share information he gave...
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    Yea. Im pretty sure mine would too, but its...

    Yea. Im pretty sure mine would too, but its pretty modded. Its got a fair bit of aluminum and badlands tires amd geared 20/46 or 24/46. No 22t in stock anywhere when i ordered. Still gets hot but...
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    Get some arctic silver adhesive. Use it to glue...

    Get some arctic silver adhesive. Use it to glue the heat sink to the motor. Helps a lot. I did that and got the castle fan for 1/5 scale motors. Now i only really get hot when im wide open throttle...
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    Replace them Sent from my SM-G950U1 using...

    Replace them

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    I run promatch. Theyre 8000mah and 100/200c. I...

    I run promatch. Theyre 8000mah and 100/200c. I thini theyre 118 each if you pre order a pair from Brian Alan at Fastlanercs.com. if you tell him youre putting them in an xmaxx he'll also send you a...
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    Fastlanercs.com Sent from my SM-G950U1 using...

    Fastlanercs.com

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    My best with 18/46 was 46mph, i think. That was...

    My best with 18/46 was 46mph, i think. That was with 2 8000mah 100c batteries. But also a fair amount of added weight. Aluminum upper arms and steering. Proline badlands.

    24/46 i got it up to...
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    If you can roll the truck by hand and everything...

    If you can roll the truck by hand and everything feels smooth, you've probably got one of the speed controls that likes to brake for a split second for no reason. Call traxxas and rma it or buy a...
  24. That's basically maintenance. You'll have to do...

    That's basically maintenance. You'll have to do that now and then. Factory didn't put it on correctly. Happened to mine quick too, but I've had a few rcs. I knew what it was right away.

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    If you search, you'll find a lot of threads about...

    If you search, you'll find a lot of threads about gearing this setup.

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