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  1. Thread: Track

    by RICH P.
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    Track

    Looking for a track near Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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    Gearing/self righting

    I changed the pinion gear in my Hoss from 14T to 17T because I felt it had too much torque and lacking top speed knowing that it might cause it to overheat. I have read over and over again the self...
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    There is also a chart in the manual that shows...

    There is also a chart in the manual that shows pinion and spur combinations and what type of driving they are best for. I felt my Hoss had too much torque and lacking high speed. I don't need it to...
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    I felt that my Hoss had a little to much torque...

    I felt that my Hoss had a little to much torque and lacking top speed. Don't really want to flip when I hit the throttle. The wimpy wheelie bar doesn't help things much. I changed my pinion from 14T...
  5. Thread: Hoss tires

    by RICH P.
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    I just bought a new Hoss also. I always add glue...

    I just bought a new Hoss also. I always add glue to the tire beads on new tires due to previous issues. I have had no problems so far.
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    If you downloaded your PDF owners manual you will...

    If you downloaded your PDF owners manual you will find a chart that shows pinion gear teeth # matched with spur gear teeth # and there respective ratio and what type of driving it should be used for.
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    I have a Rustler 4x4 VXL and a Hoss. I have...

    I have a Rustler 4x4 VXL and a Hoss. I have found that many of the parts are the same but the chassis does not look the same.
  8. I just bought a new Hoss also. When I get a new...

    I just bought a new Hoss also. When I get a new vehicle or new tires I always add glue to the tire beads due to problems in the past. This truck seems to be really durable . I slammed it into a few...
  9. Thread: Spur gear

    by RICH P.
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    Spur gear

    I installed a 9T - 32P pinion gear ( part#6745) in my Rustler 4x4 VXL because I put bigger tires on it and then it overheated a couple times. I adjusted the gear mesh as per the manual with apiece of...
  10. Thread: Overheating ?

    by RICH P.
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    Overheating ?

    I put some bigger tires on my Rustler 4x4 VXL and I knew that this would cause more load on everything else. I took it out today in 90 degrees F. and after about 10 minutes I lost about 50% of my...
  11. Thread: Wheels

    by RICH P.
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    Wheels

    Does anyone know if a stripped out hex inside the wheel can be repaired ? If so how ? Any help would be appreciated, Thanks
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    I just put a set of Duratrax Bandito 2.8 MT...

    I just put a set of Duratrax Bandito 2.8 MT Belted tires on my Rustler 4x4 VXL. They are a bit larger than the originals and they seem to have great traction on pavement. They are on wheels that come...
  13. Thread: Wheel offset

    by RICH P.
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    Wheel offset

    I have a Rustler 4x4 VXL which I ordered 4 tires for from Horizon Hobby. They are Duratrax Durango MT Belted tires on wheels with 12mm hex. They come in 0 offset or .5" offset. I called Horizon and...
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    I had the exact same problem with my Rustler 4x4...

    I had the exact same problem with my Rustler 4x4 VXL the first time I took it out. I called Traxxas and they sent me 2 new lower spring seats/retainers. Part # 3768. I then glued all 4 retainers to...
  15. Thread: Tires

    by RICH P.
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    Tires

    I mostly run my rustler 4x4 vxl on asphalt/blacktop and am having some issues with traction mostly on turns. I already destroyed 2 of the original tires and don't want to keep buying more...
  16. Thread: Durability

    by RICH P.
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    Durability

    I bought my Rustler 4x4 VXL about 5 weeks ago and have been bashing it hard since then. I am really impressed with the durability. When i got my Arrma Big Rock last year something broke every time I...
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    I had a similar issue with my Rustler 4x4 VXL. I...

    I had a similar issue with my Rustler 4x4 VXL. I had to turn the steering trim knob all the way to the right to get it to go straight and could find nothing wrong with steering linkages ,servo or...
  18. Thread: Tires

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    Tires

    I have had my Rustler 4x4 VXL for about about 3 weeks now. I vented the tires and blocked off the wheel vents as per this forum. Today my RR tire bead came loose from the wheel and foam was hanging...
  19. I also run the Traxxas 2832X (short case) in my...

    I also run the Traxxas 2832X (short case) in my rustler 4x4 vxl and it fits just fine. I always compare battery dimensions to battery compartment dimensions before i buy a battery.
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    I run a SMC 3s lipo in my rustler 4x4 vxl . It is...

    I run a SMC 3s lipo in my rustler 4x4 vxl . It is very powerful and I have had no problems. I ordered it with the traxxas connector and i charge it with my Traxxas EZ-Peak charger.
  21. Thread: Wheelie bar

    by RICH P.
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    Wheelie bar

    Can anyone recommend a wheelie bar upgrade for my Rustler 4x4 VXL ? I would like something adjustable and sturdier than the flimsy stock one. I like to ride wheelies and when i pull a wheelie it gets...
  22. Thread: Tsm ?

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    I turned the tsm all the way up on my Rustler...

    I turned the tsm all the way up on my Rustler 4x4 VXL and kindoff swung the truck side to side a few times and the steering never turned ? Fishtailing does not seem any different with it on 0 or 100...
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    I would go with #2 , drawing more than 25C. I...

    I would go with #2 , drawing more than 25C. I just got the traxxas battery with the rustler and it has only 2-3 runs on it. The dynamite is about 1 year old and has maybe 10-15 runs. Found an adapter...
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    Battery performance

    Hey guys , just some interesting information on 3s batteries in the Rustler 4x4 VXL. I just got my new rustler along with a Traxxas 3S - 5000mah- 25C Battery. Rustler seemed very powerful with good...
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    Front body mount modification

    After removing and installing the body several times on my Rustler 4x4 VXL I thought I found the trick to locking in the front mount. Today I had a problem with it again so I decided its time to...
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