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    Without knowing how the maintenance has been on...

    Without knowing how the maintenance has been on each truck there are way too many variables that could cause this result. The largest variable being throttle control.

    I have had 2 different...
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    It is funny how the lack of understanding of the...

    It is funny how the lack of understanding of the difference between "fixed pricing" and "price fixing" can produce such solidly incorrect opinions. Plus the complete lack of respect to the meaning of...
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    I re-grease once a month if using my truck often...

    I re-grease once a month if using my truck often like 3-4 times a week.
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    Check that the a-arm pins are not binding.

    Check that the a-arm pins are not binding.
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    It is not advisable to fill the diff case with...

    It is not advisable to fill the diff case with grease. All you need to a generous film on both gears. I have used marine grease and imo it is a pita if you do regular maintenance because the stuff...
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    Something to keep in mind is also that bottoming...

    Something to keep in mind is also that bottoming out from high jumps is a planned part of the suspension system. The less it does it the more stress has to be handled by the suspension parts....
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    Sorry I can't answer your question but I have a...

    Sorry I can't answer your question but I have a question. Why would you ever buy aluminum parts for a 1/16th scale vehicle? Please don't take this the wrong way I am just flabbergasted that they...
  8. FYI the gears in the trans have been heat treated...

    FYI the gears in the trans have been heat treated since about 2014.

    You may of had good experiences with FLM but I have had 6 horrible experiences with FLM. Their machining is sub-par(full of...
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    The flex in the bumper has little effect on the...

    The flex in the bumper has little effect on the functionality of the sway bar. What has a much larger effect are the RPM arms since when they flex all the suspension geometry is throw out of whack,...
  10. Yes it is risky to run 3800kv Castle motors on 3s...

    Yes it is risky to run 3800kv Castle motors on 3s or more. Expert highly experienced RC drivers will use risky setups and know what to look for to prevent catastrophic problems. The sad part is they...
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    I use this stuff:...

    I use this stuff: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00520AR9C/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
  12. Thread: Traxxas

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    1) Never tighten anything down as hard as you can...

    1) Never tighten anything down as hard as you can on a hobby grade RC. It is just asking for it to break. If you are worried that it will come loose use thread lock.

    2) Take off the wheel take the...
  13. I have known of this being tried for the passed...

    I have known of this being tried for the passed several years and it has never worked in the long term. There just way too many interference and cross-talk problems. Plus cost and damages are just...
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    Awesome happy to help. :) Always use thread...

    Awesome happy to help. :)

    Always use thread lock on metal to metal fasteners so good you did but consider it a protocol.
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    I would try some button head screws and are you...

    I would try some button head screws and are you missing the bearing adaptor?

    http://u.cubeupload.com/zedorda/IMG20190428230614453.jpg
    The blue part.
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    I recently was considering switching from T Deans...

    I recently was considering switching from T Deans connectors to something better and concluded on XT-90 since the cost was just pennies per connector and the increased mass let my subpar soldiering...
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    It is in no way a sway bar and yeah just a basic...

    It is in no way a sway bar and yeah just a basic link you can make from spare parts but even so it seems pointless added weight.
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    I would add several tubes of blue thread lock or...

    I would add several tubes of blue thread lock or maybe try getting it by the pint. You might want more power than a stock Velineon because all that aluminum is heavy, about double the stock plastic....
  19. These are the best imo for MIP X-duty axles. ...

    These are the best imo for MIP X-duty axles.

    https://hot-racing.com/?partnumber=WH17HS01;c=480
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    I believe it could as long as the balance puts...

    I believe it could as long as the balance puts more weight on the trailer axle and not on the tongue/hitch. Because if not you are going to be wheeling alot. You might still need to add weight to the...
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    That is alot of metal for such a small scale...

    That is alot of metal for such a small scale truck. I tried to stay away from metal parts unless it was absolutely the only option.
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    Something to consider so you don't waste all the...

    Something to consider so you don't waste all the 12mm wheels you already have is the HR 17mm hex adaptors plus the ProLine aluminum 12mm hex. The HR 17mm adaptors go right over the 12mm hex so with...
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    If you figure something out for a good wheelie...

    If you figure something out for a good wheelie bar plz share because what is on the market now is pretty bad.
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    Ahh sorry HR can call them whatever they want so...

    Ahh sorry HR can call them whatever they want so not your fault. I can't say sourcing HR parts as easy since recently no one has been getting replies from them. Someone else was also looking for...
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    It isn't the spool that is so destructive it is...

    It isn't the spool that is so destructive it is the 3s battery. Without a slipper clutch to save the parts then parts will break. I would suggest 17mm hex and not completely locking the slipper down...
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