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    To keep water and sand out of my tires I cover...

    To keep water and sand out of my tires I cover the vent holes on the inside of the rims with duct tape.

    I hose my car off after the beach and then with the air compressor to dry off.

    Sent...
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    If your going for top speed. Just coat the gears...

    If your going for top speed. Just coat the gears

    Really doesn't have to be a lot. Everyone's preference is different based on running conditions.

    For me bashing in dirty silty track, and at...
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    Any dirt or water in tires makes them wobbly. Can...

    Any dirt or water in tires makes them wobbly. Can be other things as well. But probably issue. Making external holes in tires is normal go to. I put duct tape over the internal run holes in my...
  4. Cool vid. I'd be hesitant as well unless I...

    Cool vid. I'd be hesitant as well unless I wanted to go for a swim.

    On grass paddles won't get much traction. Wheels will be spinning and using more battery power on grass vs on sand. I...
  5. Thread: 1/10th motor?

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    The brushed Merv comes with the 550 Titan motor...

    The brushed Merv comes with the 550 Titan motor which is 1/10 scale. You can drop in a 1/10th brushless. I forget what one it is when you do the Traxxas power up. Wanna say it's like a 3600kv ...
  6. Thread: Paddle tires

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    Belted tires will help with ballooning. Is it...

    Belted tires will help with ballooning. Is it worth the extra 50$ for a full set. I don't know as I've never had belted tires. Guess depends on how well they hold up vs the time and effort to do...
  7. Thread: cable sheath

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    I did electrical tape on mine. But now...

    I did electrical tape on mine.

    But now thinking about it. A dab of hot glue may be a better solution. As it will keep grit and water. Out of the cable. Electrical tape will slide with...
  8. Since I don't know id batteries, i use ones with...

    Since I don't know id batteries, i use ones with a Ballance port. Concept is the same but don't know how pin out on I'd batteries work

    . Use a dmm ( digital multimeter) to measure cell voltage....
  9. What's your current voltage per cell on your...

    What's your current voltage per cell on your batteries?

    Perhaps the I'd connectors are not making correct contact?

    If have another charger may be able to trickle charger a little bit. To...
  10. Thread: newbie alert!

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    I'm same as others said. Quality hex set. Rear...

    I'm same as others said. Quality hex set. Rear suspension brace, limiting straps 85mm, longer screws n spacers,. Body savers.

    Buy a set of rod ends and tie rod ends for the inevitable. ...
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    I use Bel Ray water proof grease as I run at the...

    I use Bel Ray water proof grease as I run at the beach a lot. Sea water and sand is hard on the car. It's a bit stiff at first but works more fluid as time goes on. It also keeps water and sand out...
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    Oh btw get Tapatalk app for easy uploading pics n...

    Oh btw get Tapatalk app for easy uploading pics n files ect

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    Welcome. Glad you enjoyed the car while it was...

    Welcome. Glad you enjoyed the car while it was working.

    The self righting feature is very hard on the cars. It will find the weakest point from motor to wheels. Only use I'd you want to break...
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    If your going for speed. You want a higher C...

    If your going for speed. You want a higher C rating. The smc 4500mha is at 90C the larger pack posted is 75C.



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    E=MC^2 vids of Carnage welcome Sent from my...

    E=MC^2 vids of Carnage welcome

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    Also hold tire while turning tire nut. ...

    Also hold tire while turning tire nut. Otherwise tire will just spin.

    For v2.0 it's 17mm. Here is link to tool...
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    I have a how to and what I did for the kit. One...

    I have a how to and what I did for the kit. One of my first posts if you search.

    I removed material from the front brace to make fit along with some spacers.

    Rear I did washer spacers and...
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    The batteries are probably toast. They don't...

    The batteries are probably toast. They don't last long and if you didn't keep them stored correctly. They would not of made it. I know my nmhi batteries never worked well after a 5y in storage. ...
  19. Thread: Paddle tires

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    I normally run in wet sand. If dry sand ,...

    I normally run in wet sand. If dry sand , powder snow paddles may perform a bit better. But one of those things you would have to compare. IMHO the Badlands would do the job.

    Sent from...
  20. Thread: Paddle tires

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    I've used the Badlands in the snow once. They...

    I've used the Badlands in the snow once. They seemed to do decent enough. No comparison over stock.

    I've used them on sand a lot. They work a lot better than stock on sand.

    My other rig...
  21. https://youtu.be/MJOgcxF_D4w This vid shows...

    https://youtu.be/MJOgcxF_D4w

    This vid shows and tells ya why. I don't use spacer on shock brace and use 85mm Straps.

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  22. So clean. Let us know if it all works well...

    So clean.

    Let us know if it all works well for you.
    Guessing 85mm straps?

    My 90mm stretched or something as now I'm pulling rod ends. I only have the aluminum brace.

    Sent from my...
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    You would also need the different ring and pinion...

    You would also need the different ring and pinion gears, to go into the bulk heads . Output gears and drive cups. At that point the Axel's have to be v2,. Then the axel carriers ( knuckles) ...
  24. TRA5329 for rear TRA5330 for front Left and...

    TRA5329 for rear
    TRA5330 for front
    Left and right halfs
    Works on version 1 of Revo

    For v2.0. Aka eRevo vxl. With upper and lower half
    Part is TRA8630 for front
    TRA8629 rear
    for use with...
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    If I'm remembering correctly my ecs on 6s would...

    If I'm remembering correctly my ecs on 6s would hit around 150 on the bt link app. With temp gun about 100ish. Getting over 180 on motor or ecs is not good. Ecs does to get warm fast if...
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