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    Yup. I’ve got them. Just verifying where the...

    Yup. I’ve got them. Just verifying where the standard toe in comes from.
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    The RPM rear arms measured out to be 1mm to 1.5mm...

    The RPM rear arms measured out to be 1mm to 1.5mm longer on the trailing edge. This would give them some inherent toe in.

    I measured from outside edge to outside edge and verified by checking the...
  3. Thread: I did it!

    by monkeyracing
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    Welcome back to the hobby! The tech makes...

    Welcome back to the hobby! The tech makes everything so much better now. Lipos, brushless motors, 2.4ghz radios...so much better than the old stuff.

    Have fun!
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    That’s what I get for being half blind and still...

    That’s what I get for being half blind and still trying to speed read.
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    Well, one way to find out for sure is to bust out...

    Well, one way to find out for sure is to bust out the caliper and do some measuring.
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    Alloy shock caps are one of the first, essential...

    Alloy shock caps are one of the first, essential hop ups for the Slash. The plastic caps are crap. No one is trying to rip you off.
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    Not to go into a complete setup, but at the rear...

    Not to go into a complete setup, but at the rear I’m using all RPM parts, from the diff to the carriers. I’ve got the 0 blocks installed on the trans. I need to measure things a little more closely,...
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    Do you know which is the correct way? I’ve only...

    Do you know which is the correct way? I’ve only noticed on mine the logo faces forward. Thanks!
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    RPM Rear Bearing Carriers - Toe in?

    Does anyone know if the RPM rear bearing carriers toe in at all. Truck is handling like crap on indoor dirt/clay. Might need to install a drift gyro!
  10. Thread: Hw 13t?

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    Hw 13t?

    Hey. Has anyone ever run one of the Hobbywing 13t ribbed cans? Im running on a short, indoor dirt/clay track. Will the lack of torque be a huge problem?

    My 17.5 as nicely controllable, but a...
  11. Thread: Servo

    by monkeyracing
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    There are so many great servos out there to fit...

    There are so many great servos out there to fit any budget. You can spend more than average and get a Savox 1258TG. POWERFUL and fast. Going a little below average ********* ******* *********s are...
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    They work. That’s all there is to it. Being able...

    They work. That’s all there is to it. Being able to rotate tires front to rear is a bonus.
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    I think there are a lot of companies that are...

    I think there are a lot of companies that are late to the game. I (and many others) have been belting our own toes for years. Belted tires have been more common in the touring car and even the M...
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    Always storage charge! I’ve had batteries stored...

    Always storage charge! I’ve had batteries stored with a full charge puff in a matter of 12 hours, and those were high end packs.
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    Check dollarhobbyz and Jennysrc as well. They're...

    Check dollarhobbyz and Jennysrc as well. They're both “chop shops” but it’s all brand new stuff. Good price.
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    It was awesome. I am completely over on road...

    It was awesome. I am completely over on road (carpet) racing.
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    I’m surprised the thing didn’t melt the chassis wow!

    I had mine out today with a Castle Mamba X/2850kv 4 pole “crawler” system, geared at 19/54. Never even approached warm. The giant *** trumpet...
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    First Bash

    Took my Slash 4x4 our for a tear today. First time not on a race track or constrained by rules. Put on some 1/8 scale tires and a giant pinion and terrorized the street in front of my house and a few...
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    Just a heads up for anyone running an older model...

    Just a heads up for anyone running an older model Stampede (rustler, bandit, etc) They often use 5x8x2.5mm (approximately) bushing. So you would need to upgrade to current sized uprights at all 4...
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    Took a hike through Kamp Krusty today. (Tore down...

    Took a hike through Kamp Krusty today. (Tore down the Stampedes.) There was so much electrical tape, silicone caulking and some gooey red stuff! Not sure if anything works, or if that even matters....
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    I love my Savox servos. The 1258TG is a monster....

    I love my Savox servos. The 1258TG is a monster. Incredibly fast and strong. But, I can’t afford them very often. My other go to servos, that are way more affordable, are *******. $20-$30 for a...
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    Cheers. I kinda figured the efficiency of the 4...

    Cheers. I kinda figured the efficiency of the 4 pole would help out, but I’m really new to 4 pole motors.
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    What do you think (gearing question)

    Castle 2850kv 4 pole, 2S, 19/56 gearing, alloy heatsink with fan, short dirt/clay indoor track.

    Gonna run hot? Okay? I don’t get much, if any, test time.
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    I wouldn’t sweat it, but wider hexes would be an easy fix.
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    Sorry, XL-1 ESC. I’ve narrowed them down to...

    Sorry, XL-1 ESC.

    I’ve narrowed them down to 2001-06, based on electronics and paint schemes.
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