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    If you aren't going to race it, or just plan on...

    If you aren't going to race it, or just plan on bashing and trying racing later I suggest the brushless RTR Short course over the ultimate. With the money you save by not getting the ultimate you can...
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    I like protec servos. The protec 100t servo is...

    I like protec servos. The protec 100t servo is about 50 bucks and is a huge upgrade from the stock Traxxas servo.

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    got it figured out, it had to light of fluid in...

    got it figured out, it had to light of fluid in the rear shocks for the truck. Put in 40 weight shock oil in the rears and the steering on hard pack improved a ton. for this basher setup, going from...
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    Replaced the servo with a much stronger, steel...

    Replaced the servo with a much stronger, steel gear one and it fixed the under-steer.

    But, the truck still doesn't want to drive straight even after alignment, it is a lot better with the servo...
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    Alright I'll try that. I've got a spare servo...

    Alright I'll try that. I've got a spare servo I'll put in it to test it out and re-align the truck (again lol). like my premonition and your confirmation, the servo doesn't seem to be nearly strong...
  6. I have always used the stock weight diff fluid...

    I have always used the stock weight diff fluid inside the diff and never had problems or the desire to go thicker.

    For the Ring and Pinion i have used as mentioned above, Marine grease which will...
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    Slash 4x4 Handling issue

    Hello,

    So one of my friends purchased a slash 4x4 in good shape off the ole' craigslist and the truck seems to be a pretty good deal but there are some handling concerns with the truck. I have a...
  8. i suggest gearing it down to 13/54 on the 2.2...

    i suggest gearing it down to 13/54 on the 2.2 trenchers and then running it on 3s and checking the temps to see if they are any better. Also invest in a heat sink for the motor if you don't already...
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    It's up to you, I hear good things about the SMC...

    It's up to you, I hear good things about the SMC batteries although I don't have any. As for the Zeee batteries go, I have 3 of them and I always just solder on Traxxas connectors so it's up to you...
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    I believe that charger goes for around 50...

    I believe that charger goes for around 50 dollars?

    For an extra 10-15 dollars you can get this Protec lipo charger that can charge anywhere from 2s to 6s. It also can charge up to 10 amps. I...
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    I agree. For the price of 1 Traxxas battery you...

    I agree. For the price of 1 Traxxas battery you can get 3 zeee batteries and I also have had good luck them and no problems.

    Another brand of battery that I love is Gens Ace, they make great...
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    There is going to be a small amount of play in...

    There is going to be a small amount of play in them when the tires are mounted to the vehicle.

    When the truck is new, there are 2 small washers on both sides of the stub axle (the axle you mount...
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    you have the traxxas Part Number 6852a, these are...

    you have the traxxas Part Number 6852a, these are Extreme duty driveshafts if they are grey in color.

    The black ones are typically just considered their heavy duty driveshaft Traxxas Part number...
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    I have a 100c battery, 80c, 50c and a 40c battery...

    I have a 100c battery, 80c, 50c and a 40c battery and I can tell the difference. The 100c has more "punch" and I notice it on the track the most, when bashing i don't really notice it at all. That...
  15. Is there dirt in your wheel? My old badlands...

    Is there dirt in your wheel?

    My old badlands used to do this very badly and i read that dirt can get inside them and unbalance them.

    i took them off the wheel and sure enough, there was a lot...
  16. I had trenchers, but i didn't like them all to...

    I had trenchers, but i didn't like them all to much, i got the badlands and liked them way more. IMO they hook very well in loose dirt/mud and especially in grass, i always use those for general...
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    I have a Protec servo and love it. I run it at 6V...

    I have a Protec servo and love it. I run it at 6V and its speed is .14 and it has 216oz/in of torque. I race it at the local track and also just drive it around in the yard, take jumps, etc and...
  18. Yes, i second this. plastic ones almost do...

    Yes, i second this. plastic ones almost do nothing, aluminum transfers heat much better.
  19. i have 2 slash 4x4's and i run 3s on both of...

    i have 2 slash 4x4's and i run 3s on both of them.

    My slash 4x4 HCG has the Velineon system in it and weighs in at 4.5-5 pounds. It never gets over 135 degrees Fahrenheit in 80 degree weather with...
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    Update: Went to the local track and was...

    Update:

    Went to the local track and was talking with a friend about the Mamba X ESC from castle, after a long time debating between that and a Hobbystar, I went with the Castle Mamba X.

    The...
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    yeah, preferably less then that, but I'm willing...

    yeah, preferably less then that, but I'm willing to spend that to get the results I'm looking for. Again i don't really want to, but i also was the esc & motor combo to be bulletproof.
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    I am not familiar with hobbystar, I'll have to...

    I am not familiar with hobbystar, I'll have to check them out. And my budget is anything under $300
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    I have the Velineon in my Slash 2x4 now, and it...

    I have the Velineon in my Slash 2x4 now, and it gets hot on the 3s, so that probably wouldn't be good in the 4x4. I am not familiar with the El Sob motor system (lolololol). Does Castle make anything...
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    Slash 4x4 3s new setup

    Hello, I currently have a Slash 4x4 that I am looking to get around 40 mph out of, top speed on a 3s lipo. I was wondering what motor and esc combo would be capable of achieving this, if there is...
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