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    It could be a loose set screw on the pinion... If...

    It could be a loose set screw on the pinion... If there was a high enough resistance at some point due to an obstacle or something else it could cause the pinion axle to slip.
  2. Thread: Which tire???

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    If it were me I'd make sure that the fronts have...

    If it were me I'd make sure that the fronts have hexes. The Rustler has hexes in the front (I think the bandit has pins?) but the hexes rotate the front axles (I say axles because each front wheel...
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    I when I upgraded I got a castle SCT 3800 combo...

    I when I upgraded I got a castle SCT 3800 combo and I really like it.
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    and they still wanted 700 for it? That's one...

    and they still wanted 700 for it? That's one expensive noise maker...
  5. Thread: Max upgrades?

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    From the pictures you posted the basic chassis...

    From the pictures you posted the basic chassis setup doesn't look any different from my rustler. So it looks to me like you could put a brushless system into it without any issue. You might need to...
  6. Well as long as your crankcase and crankshaft...

    Well as long as your crankcase and crankshaft isn't ruined with new P/S and bearings the engine would run like new for a lower price than a new engine. I think the 3.3 runs like 130 dollars? 2.5...
  7. We aren't discussing the slash on these motors....

    We aren't discussing the slash on these motors. We are just using them for references based on the manuals we recieved from Castle to try and make things a little clearer. Thanks for the input though...
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    I will let kids run my Nitro Rustler because I...

    I will let kids run my Nitro Rustler because I set the throttle way down on my controler before I hand it off. I also make sure that there are very few obstacles for them to hit and so far I haven't...
  9. The instruction manual that came with my SCT/3800...

    The instruction manual that came with my SCT/3800 combo said 3s max for Rustler. It depends on the weight and if it is 2wd or 4wd. With the slash then the max is 2s, for the Ruslter (since it is...
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    Normally it is like 500 a year but this year I...

    Normally it is like 500 a year but this year I got a new car so it is closer to 1100 this year.
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    STRC might be a good shock tower in this...

    STRC might be a good shock tower in this instance. It has a lot of adjustable points to test for your driving style. Also the extra wheight up front will help with cornering. The A-arms and shocks...
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    Something to take into consideration too. If...

    Something to take into consideration too. If something breaks don't automatically put in aluminum pieces. Yes they are stronger but they are heavier and don't flex like plastic does. So if you have...
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    The wide a arms add extend the front wheels out...

    The wide a arms add extend the front wheels out farther give you a wider stance. I think (which are dangerous words) that wide a arms are supposed to help with the handling of the car.
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    I'm pretty sure the sv3 was the last generation...

    I'm pretty sure the sv3 was the last generation of sidewinder...
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    http://www.castlecreations.com/products/sidewinder...

    http://www.castlecreations.com/products/sidewinder_sct.html

    and It has to soldered seperately
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    The SCT is an improvement on the sidewinder. It...

    The SCT is an improvement on the sidewinder. It can handle more power through it...
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    Indoor? Either your son is really good at...

    Indoor? Either your son is really good at throttle control, puts a lot of holes in your walls, or you are talking about indoor track.
  18. Also be prepared to replace the stock tires...

    Also be prepared to replace the stock tires really early... They get chewed up fast.
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    I'd try getting a glo-plug ignitor, new glo plug...

    I'd try getting a glo-plug ignitor, new glo plug and clipping that blue wire for now. Within the wiring harness that glo plug wire might have gotten pulled out of place somehow and so it isn't...
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    I think this is where it gets difficult for...

    I think this is where it gets difficult for companies like Traxxas. I completely agree with what is being said but sometimes having proprietary things on your products are what give you the edge. It...
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    I have a 4wd monster truck (not currently...

    I have a 4wd monster truck (not currently running) but it is a really neat truck to drive. However, I started with an XL-5 Rustler and it was a great starting truck. The VXL Rustler would be a great...
  22. as far as I can find if you are running the 1406...

    as far as I can find if you are running the 1406 the current draw is around 100A. I haven't been able to find anything else.
  23. Thread: BL sets

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    I completely agree. Although I suggest that you...

    I completely agree. Although I suggest that you save up and shell out more money for a more well known brand. Also you can search other forums for used systems as well, but that is opening up an...
  24. Thread: BL sets

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    It all depends on your budget. Both of what have...

    It all depends on your budget. Both of what have been suggested will run great. I run a Castle Sidewinder SCT with a 3800 kv motor. However, if your budget doesn't allow you'll either have to get off...
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    This is what you'll want if you broke the tip off...

    This is what you'll want if you broke the tip off of your anteana: https://traxxas.com/products/parts/6519
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