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    After looking more, hobbywing only offers the...

    After looking more, hobbywing only offers the 5687 1150kv motor in a combo w/ the Max 6 ESC. Can't get it with a Max 5. The 56113 800kv is only available w/ the Max 5 in a combo. Seems hobbywing...
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    ^Excuse my cluelessness but I'm guessing those...

    ^Excuse my cluelessness but I'm guessing those fans would bolt into the stock velineon fan housing maybe w/ some modding?
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    I had good results using a hot racing fan that...

    I had good results using a hot racing fan that runs off a 4s lipo but for the fact of the two I bought neither lasted more than two packs. The fan died on both. So I gave up on them for now. I'd hate...
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    Did you need an aftermarket motor mount or...

    Did you need an aftermarket motor mount or anything else to get it fitted?
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    Motor upgrade/ Motor mount

    I'm looking at ditching the stock x-maxx 8s motor. I want something that'll run cooler hopefully.
    I'm running a Max 6 ESC. What is a good all around bashing motor? I'm not necessarily looking for...
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    FWIW my X-Maxx w/ relatively new 6700mah traxxas...

    FWIW my X-Maxx w/ relatively new 6700mah traxxas 4s lipos went into 50% power briefly before going into stage 2 shut down mode w/ the stock ESC. Stage 1 50% doesn't last long at all though- maybe 30...
  7. Thread: Best Motor Fan

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    After drilling the holes in the velineon fan case...

    After drilling the holes in the velineon fan case & adding heat sink compound I saw close to a 20F drop. In the the amount of time it originally got to 197 it was at ~178. Cool down took much less...
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    Haha I will give you that. Glad it's not just...

    Haha I will give you that. Glad it's not just traxxas products.

    Along w/ adding heatsink compound I drilled holes in the top of the fan housing & now I can actually feel air movement. I'll give...
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    ^ Sorry but it doesn't lol. FWIW I upgraded to...

    ^ Sorry but it doesn't lol. FWIW I upgraded to Savox servos on my Slash 4x4 & E-Revo 2.0. The Slash has RPM a- arms, MIP CVD's w/ a Tekno center drive & a aftermarket heatsink. The thing is virtually...
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    ^understood. Very well said. Thank you.

    ^understood. Very well said. Thank you.
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    So a $900 truck just needs a aftermarket ESC &...

    So a $900 truck just needs a aftermarket ESC & motor then it's good? Why would anyone with knowledge buy this truck?? The is no binding. I've seen multiple threads saying these trucks run hot. Why...
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    All my $$ is in the truck, batteries & ESC. A new...

    All my $$ is in the truck, batteries & ESC. A new motor isn't an option for me. There's no binding. I know b/c I've had the truck apart several times b/c of a low speed clicking from the cush drive...
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    ^ I'm running the stock motor. Does the castle...

    ^ I'm running the stock motor. Does the castle 2028 plug into the stock connections or did you plug it into the receiver? Also does it move a decent amount more air vs the stock fans?
    I ask b/c...
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    Best Motor Fan

    I was wondering what motor fans people are running w/ good results. I saw the CC 2028 fans and the hot racing 50mm fan but neither are waterproof. If I have to go that route I will.
    FWIW I'm...
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    I did find the shock ends were a little beefier...

    I did find the shock ends were a little beefier in person on the E-Revo vs the Slayer Pro 3.3 even though the exploded view looked identical. Good luck!
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    FWlW Proline Badland MX38. Big regret. Ballooning...

    FWlW Proline Badland MX38. Big regret. Ballooning is insane, extra weight has it tearing push rod ends like before I added limiting straps.
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    I got a set for under $20 shipped, removed from a...

    I got a set for under $20 shipped, removed from a brand new Slayer 3.3. A popular ebayer/website has them for~ $12.75 + shipping when available. Just have to remove the bump stops from inside the...
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    Thanks for the replies both of you & the tips...

    Thanks for the replies both of you & the tips RegularGuy.
    Truck gets back from Traxxas on Weds. the same day esc is scheduled for delivery. Should be fun.
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    Max6 ESC setup help

    I have a HW max 6 esc on the way for my X-Maxx 8s along w/ a couple traxxas 3070x esc male ends. What gauge wire should I use between the two esc ends?
    This is my 1st esc install so I'm trying to...
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    Wow. Someone really dropped the ball on this...

    Wow. Someone really dropped the ball on this issue it seems. After hearing all this I feel they kind of left me to just chase my own tale so to speak rather than say it's a known issue. Whatever for...
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    I'm still running stock pushrods/toelinks so I...

    I'm still running stock pushrods/toelinks so I can't help you much there. Someone pretty popular on youtube who bashes HARD seems to have had good results w/ Traxxas aluminum toelinks in the rear...
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    Interesting b/c they told me it was the Rx most...

    Interesting b/c they told me it was the Rx most likely and are sending me a replacement. They recently replaced the original Rx b/c it bricked during a necessary update. I had a brand new TQi Rx as a...
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    I really only ran the dust cover in snow & cold...

    I really only ran the dust cover in snow & cold weather b/c heat was too much of an issue for me. With the 50mm fan in snowy conditions it was fine (the motor was about 145-150 degrees). In hotter...
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    Check out this link before going w/ just 1 servo....

    Check out this link before going w/ just 1 servo. I went w/ 2 Savox 1211SG servo's & have been very happy with the crispness & speed of the steering. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbxUZDqiWvE
    Also...
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    Thanks both of you for the link. Traxxas is going...

    Thanks both of you for the link. Traxxas is going to want me to ship them my truck if I contact them again. IMO it seems to be an issue w/ the app itself communicating with the VXL-6S ESC more so...
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