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  1. Sounds pretty solid. I have used RPM caster...

    Sounds pretty solid. I have used RPM caster blocks on my 2wd Slash and Pede.
    I’ve always been a proponent of the “keep stock, upgrade when it breaks “ philosophy. What you have so far looks like a...
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    Hopefully Traxxas has their hands on the pulse...

    Hopefully Traxxas has their hands on the pulse and starts supporting this again.
    I think they kind of stopped actively pushing it along with the Funny Car.
    They have their own video on how to...
  3. Thread: Stock NiMH

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    I have one pack I am thinking of unsoldering the...

    I have one pack I am thinking of unsoldering the cells and reconfiguring into a 4x3 saddle pack for a vintage Yokomo 4wd buggy . Even an older Nihm pack is miles ahead of the NiCd we used to run in...
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    Also, from a general troubleshooting POV, is...

    Also, from a general troubleshooting POV, is there any mechanical binding in the drivetrain of the Pede 4X4 that could be overloading the power train ?
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    I have an older 2 pole Traxxas Esc with a cheap...

    I have an older 2 pole Traxxas Esc with a cheap Tacon motor and I know that’s perfectly compatible. IDK about 4 pole Esc with 2 pole motor ( despite what their documentation is saying)
    From your...
  6. I’ll add Slash 4x4 - not cheap, but a good...

    I’ll add
    Slash 4x4 - not cheap, but a good value all around. Tough, rough and ready for all around bashing. Handles just about anything you throw at it. Smaller tires than the Rustler/Pede 4x4...
  7. This is a nice review. It also reminds me of...

    This is a nice review. It also reminds me of topic I am just about to post on the Alley here:
    “How many rigs is too many ?”
    I’ll throw in my $.02 to support some
    Of what you’ve said above.

    1:16...
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    I love seeing the HCG converted to a drag car....

    I love seeing the HCG converted to a drag car.
    Also. I really dig the GM G-Body shelf queen body
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    It definitely does have a tamiya connector on it

    It definitely does have a tamiya connector on it
  10. Sticky: Innovative light mount :) . Looking cool Do you...

    Innovative light mount :) . Looking cool
    Do you like the TBR bumper? I was thinking of getting the RPM one for my Stampede, but I hear good things about TBR as well.
    I’m also running my ‘Pede on...
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    It should use a 6 cell Nihm battery.i don’t know...

    It should use a 6 cell Nihm battery.i don’t know the part number for the battery off hand , hopefully some Nitro veteran on here will know off hand.
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    I clean my electric and nitro cars both with air...

    I clean my electric and nitro cars both with air nozzle. It works wonders
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    Yes, what he said. Also, if it is in your budget,...

    Yes, what he said. Also, if it is in your budget, a lot of people keep the stock ultras and put aluminum caps on them
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    Also, if your troubleshooting turns out it is...

    Also, if your troubleshooting turns out it is bad, you can check the RC chop shops for a cheap replacement.
  15. Normal “blue” 2075 are about $18 on Jenny’s right...

    Normal “blue” 2075 are about $18 on Jenny’s right now . $27-29 for the black metal gear 2075R ...
  16. sway bars help with body roll. When the outside...

    sway bars help with body roll. When the outside wheel compresses, the the bar helps push the inside wheel down.
    In a dirt/ off road situation a stiff sway bar can actually make the rear looser and...
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    I have one of these I also got used ( in a a...

    I have one of these I also got used ( in a a trade, but still ). I need to put a new steering servo in mine , but it is an absolute blast to drive.
    It is an absolute pocket rocket on 2s lipo.
    I...
  18. I’ve got the Bigfoot wheels on my Stampede, I...

    I’ve got the Bigfoot wheels on my Stampede, I have thought of picking up the modern Bigfoot body from DollarHobbyz or another chop shop. I’ve now got the stampede “Rock & Roll” body with those wheels...
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    In the 4x4 I would ( personally ) try to stay in...

    In the 4x4 I would ( personally ) try to stay in the 3000-3500KV range. Of course you can go Higher with gearing down or to a lower, longer can motor and gear up.
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    If you want something equivalent (or even faster)...

    If you want something equivalent (or even faster) than the stock system but don’t want to pay a lot you have. LOT of options. As long. As your ESC is still good you have a berry good ESC and, quite...
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    Electric RC are pretty good in just about any...

    Electric RC are pretty good in just about any temperature range.
    Too much below freezing and plastic parts can get brittle and break easier, and when it’s up over the 90’sF electronics can be...
  22. The Manual for the XL 5 ‘Pede online says stock...

    The Manual for the XL 5 ‘Pede online says stock out of the box is 16/90. I think that’s what I’m running in mine.
    You can safely go up a tooth or two on the pinion or down on the spur.
    Like...
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    Also, check Jenny’s RC they might have the 3727...

    Also, check Jenny’s RC they might have the 3727 mount kit for as cheap as just a pack of screws would cost otherwise.
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    I use Velcro strap for the battery in Stampede so...

    I use Velcro strap for the battery in Stampede so those posts are just sitting idle on mine. How do you lower the body with those? Hack the top down on the stock body mount and screw those in ?
  25. Just make sure you are plugging it in the right...

    Just make sure you are plugging it in the right way if you trim the tab
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