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    I just stripped my idler as well and I have the...

    I just stripped my idler as well and I have the RPM green case. I had also just put in a new pinion gear and the incident happened when I let a buddy's kid drive it and slammed it into a wall. It...
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    That took care of it. My pede is real old and I...

    That took care of it. My pede is real old and I must have missed that change when I went through upgrading/updating it. Thanks!
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    Nope, it's black. I'm assuming the gray ones are...

    Nope, it's black. I'm assuming the gray ones are newer. Are they also bigger or thicker?
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    Loose/wobbly front wheels

    I've got proline trenchers on my pede which I bought about 4 years ago then soon got out of the hobby until now. The front wheels are very wobbly and I am wondering if it has to do with the wheels. ...
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    Truck looks great and that looks bash heaven!

    Truck looks great and that looks bash heaven!
  6. Yeah there were 4 plates on both sides of the...

    Yeah there were 4 plates on both sides of the spur gear plus a bushing in the middle. Basically you have to assemble it all off the shaft (which was hex shaped) then hope it didn't fall apart as you...
  7. Yeah I tried getting them from my LHS but they...

    Yeah I tried getting them from my LHS but they didn't have the majority of what I needed to make the swap. So I had to use amazon. It's a shame too because I like supporting the LHS and they often...
  8. Is the torque contnrol slipper clutch upgrade worth it?

    I am putting together my next set of upgrades (probably the last major one on this truck) for my very old 2wd pede. I should say the only thing that's old anymore is the transmission which is black...
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    Question about RC gearing

    I'm getting back into the hobby after a few years off, what I'm running is a Castle sidewinder 3 esc and 4600 motor and 2s lipo batteries. I mainly bash in gravel/dirt, short grass, and packed snow....
  10. Why would I need a 3 channel. The controller I...

    Why would I need a 3 channel. The controller I have is only a two channel and it works fine other than the violent lgitching. I'm not really interested in adding lights or things like that. Whats...
  11. Which transmitter and reciever should I get

    I've got a Castle SV3 system in my 2wd stampede and I am wondering which transmitter reciever combo I should get. I was thinking of upgrading the the traxxas setup but which one should I get. Not...
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    Pins to go with aluminum caster blocks

    I lost an e-clip for the king pins in my stampede. bought new ones but they screw in instead of using the e clip. On my first run the caster block flexed so much that one end of the pin came out of...
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    transmitter or receiver won't work

    I broke my chassis a couple weeks ago so I decided to do a complete rebuild and clean all my parts. I recently upgraded to a castle sv3 with a 4600 motor which worked fine until I unplugged...
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    So if I use screws with finer threads into my...

    So if I use screws with finer threads into my current already more coarsely threaded holes the strength will be there? I love mcmaster, i order things from them for work all the time but how do I...
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    screw kit for stampede 2wd

    I am in the process of resurrecting my old stampede and with all the upgrades and rebuild, the screws are getting stripped out. It looks like nowadays the stampedes come with nice hex head screws so...
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    OK how about where to put the ESC. Currently I...

    OK how about where to put the ESC. Currently I have the bottom of it wired against the rear shock tower facing forward. I would like to solder it when its not inside the truck. I like the location...
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    Where the heck to you put the switch?

    Looking for ideas on where and how to place the on/off switch on the castle sidewinder 3. Sorry if this has been covered already, I can't get the search engine to work on any browser.
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    Repairing old bodies

    I am in the process of resurrecting my old stamped after sitting in a closet for 9 years. I love the old school original body but it is super beat up especially after having to relearn how to drive...
  19. No, I didn't strip the rims, I've just upgraded...

    No, I didn't strip the rims, I've just upgraded my tires, bearing carriers and bearings and still no more wheelies. The fluttering is now gone. However, without it I can hear there is a high pitch...
  20. Rear tire fluttering, could it be the bushings?

    Just put a brushless system in my pede. On my first run I was still getting use to the power and speed when I proceeded to wedge it beneath a car in the parking lot and was jammed under there pretty...
  21. Ok I have it programmed to my controller but I...

    Ok I have it programmed to my controller but I still cant get into programming mode.
  22. Yes that's how I've been trying to calibrate it. ...

    Yes that's how I've been trying to calibrate it. I've been trying to recalibrate it and the tones don't match up to what all the instructions say anymore when I follow them. Of course I am using a...
  23. Castle Creations Sidewinder 3 won't calibrate

    I am having trouble calibrating my new brushless ESC. The truck will only go forward and only when my throttle trim is almost maxed out. Does anyone know if there is a way to reset the ESC and try...
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    I would like to rebuild the old truck. Thanks...

    I would like to rebuild the old truck. Thanks for the help by the way. A thought occured to me, since it has been so long do you think the parts that will wear out (gears, axles, turnbuckles) are...
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    Getting back into the game!

    I bought the stampede 10 or 11 years ago in high school, had lots of fun but couldn't afford to go brushless. Now that I am through college and gainfully employed I would like to fulfill my dreams...
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