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    for the record, my 6s ESC was not overgeared and...

    for the record, my 6s ESC was not overgeared and it ran smooth and i never had a problem with it for over a year until it randomly burst into flames one day. drivetrain was not bound up and i had...
  2. :thumbup: oh yea, smells manly! nice spot you...

    :thumbup:

    oh yea, smells manly! nice spot you found there.

    for the kind of effort to get to that bash spot you really should pack a little toolbox (or backpack) to fix common things (like a...
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    looks good. be sure to post some pics/vids of...

    looks good. be sure to post some pics/vids of your jumping shenanigans.

    i've gone pretty big on stock springs, the 50wt oil made a big difference.
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    yes, too many times for comfort. i'm glad nobody...

    yes, too many times for comfort. i'm glad nobody was hurt and the hobby shop didn't burn down.

    before any one says "yeah but this only happens to like 0.002% of customers," i think that is too...
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    awesome. so you were still in the warranty...

    awesome. so you were still in the warranty period?

    i personally think most people are replacing them as a preventative measure. don't get me wrong, i know anything electrical can have issues and...
  6. ha ha. yeah, we'll call them "cows" lol. sweet...

    ha ha. yeah, we'll call them "cows" lol.

    sweet rig man. any plans to weather it?
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    yes there is. if you're in warranty they'll take...

    yes there is. if you're in warranty they'll take care of you. if you're out of warranty i think you'll be paying for the replacement. at least that was my experience.

    sorry she went but i'm glad...
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    10 channels? heavens me. care to elaborate on...

    10 channels? heavens me. care to elaborate on what kind of ideas you are cooking up that need that much control?
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    looks real nice! how is it constructed? braze,...

    looks real nice! how is it constructed? braze, weld?
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    sweet! though i have to say the V8 sounds and...

    sweet!

    though i have to say the V8 sounds and the electric motor sounds at the same time leave me a bit discombobulated. lol
  11. Thread: wd40

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    https://forums.traxxas.com/showthread.php?9051099-...

    https://forums.traxxas.com/showthread.php?9051099-this-is-my-xmaxx

    1st post, a few pictures down shows where to spray the dry lube...
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    tragic! i think it would be worth taking to the...

    tragic! i think it would be worth taking to the shop to have them recover it! or ya know...you could always do it again and re-record for us inquiring minds ;)
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    PLEASE tell me you have video of this (or some...

    PLEASE tell me you have video of this (or some pictures). Must of been over 30' high to clear a three story house? crikey. slash body must have parachuted for like 10 minutes before it came down.
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    yep, crashing sucks.

    yep, crashing sucks.
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    he's talking about the change from the VXL-6s to...

    he's talking about the change from the VXL-6s to the VXL-8s. The original 6s had a few documented fires, traxxas 'recall' was to change the series connector to something called a fusible link to try...
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    oh, the title led me to believe he saw actual...

    oh, the title led me to believe he saw actual flames. that shroud looks pretty well melted to just be a short though.
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    thanks but I was not blaming the manufacturer. I...

    thanks but I was not blaming the manufacturer. I did notice he was in Australia (cool since I've been watching the 1/8th scale offroad Worlds that took place in Perth, Australia last week) and I just...
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    ouch, 2 months? that's rough. I replaced mine...

    ouch, 2 months? that's rough.

    I replaced mine with a hobbywing max6 and it runs like a champ.

    If you do continue using a traxxas ESC, I recommend you have a fire extinguisher handy at all times...
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    join the club. :thumbdown: mine was out of...

    join the club. :thumbdown:

    mine was out of warranty when it let the flames out, right at the beginning of a run so it was not heat buildup. customer service did nothing.
  20. thanks man. I never had so much fun with an r/c...

    thanks man. I never had so much fun with an r/c truck. if you can land on all fours, the sky is the limit!




    for sure, I had a lot of fun with it at the track. the first time I took it there...
  21. i've taken my xmaxx to the track (link)......

    i've taken my xmaxx to the track (link)...

    :thumbup:
  22. Thread: Mudslingers

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    i run mudslingers, here's my build thread,...

    i run mudslingers, here's my build thread, mudslinger talk starts at post #39...

    https://forums.traxxas.com/showthread.php?8962757-rizz0d-s-tuber-build&p=5307699&viewfull=1#post5307699
  23. 6s came with a slipper clutch and gear setup, 8s...

    6s came with a slipper clutch and gear setup, 8s came with center diff with cush drive. also the 8s got that little plastic body protector on the back of it and the wheelie bar i believe.

    if...
  24. Thread: market place???

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    ugh. RCtech used to be my favorite r/c forum,...

    ugh. RCtech used to be my favorite r/c forum, then they changed the software and it is so bogged down I've quit using it.
    /rant :$#!!:
  25. Thread: Greasing cvds?

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    i got mine at menards, all the big box stores...

    i got mine at menards, all the big box stores should have it.
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