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  1. Thread: Need Help!!!

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    It's not the batteries that matter guys. It is...

    It's not the batteries that matter guys. It is the driving. Depending on your heat length a 3000 should do the trick. If you are a really good driver with your Pede then yes, worry about the...
  2. Thread: blown diff

    by imPEDEd
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    How does one blow a diff unless you completely...

    How does one blow a diff unless you completely locked out your slipper? It is there for a reason, isn't it? Have you checked to make sure it is the diff and not something else? There are many...
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    The larger pinion will put more strain on the...

    The larger pinion will put more strain on the motor. have you felt how hot it is getting? It is possible that simply pulling the brushes and cleaning them up will help- a pencil eraser works OK.
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  4. Thread: $100

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    Put the bearings at the top of the list. But...

    Put the bearings at the top of the list. But also think about swapping to RPM bearing carriers. That will move you up to 5X12mm bearings from the 5X10 stock bushings. The plastic is way stronger...
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    Yup, he did! :rolleyes: I guess I wasn't...

    Yup, he did! :rolleyes: I guess I wasn't thinking of stock servo tape. I use stuff that isn't foam based. Just a super sticky 3M product. Real servo tape is designed to absorb vibrations and...
  6. Thread: Weird Sound

    by imPEDEd
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    That fixes an amazing number of problems. You...

    That fixes an amazing number of problems. You don't even see what was wrong but redoing it makes it all happy again!
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    I would worry that the velcro wouldn't be strong...

    I would worry that the velcro wouldn't be strong enough I don't suppose you want to superglue them down. How about servo tape?
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    That is so funny! I haven't logged on here in...

    That is so funny! I haven't logged on here in ages. Saw this thread at the top and looked at the start date. Sure enough, four years ago (+/- a few weeks). Surprisingly, I was going to be 45 when...
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    Definitely a great video! Any details on the...

    Definitely a great video! Any details on the truck? Motors? ESC? Definitely got some serious power to it.

    E-Maxx- look where the guy is from! Not everybody listens to your music eh? Cut him...
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    As for regreasing it, if you drop the rear skid...

    As for regreasing it, if you drop the rear skid plate you have access to the diff gear which contacts the idler so grease on that will coat the idler
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    It is the rest of the electronics you need to...

    It is the rest of the electronics you need to worry about! Lots of water is a bad thng for the motor but an occasional splash wont hurt it.
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    Looks nice! Seems the wheels would pivot on a...

    Looks nice! Seems the wheels would pivot on a different plane than the standard conversion. As with the stock Pede, a "normal" wide-Pede has the wheels pivot close to the rim- really just turning...
  13. Thread: is BL worth it

    by imPEDEd
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    As with any stampede, there are some parts that...

    As with any stampede, there are some parts that are less than bullet proof. The faster you go, the harder you hit so anything will be more prone to breakage. RPM bearing carriers (and the larger...
  14. Thread: snow action

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    I would worry about what it would do to the...

    I would worry about what it would do to the tires. My problem was always having the chassis fill with snow!
    Wish I could find my pix of my Bottle Pede! Took a 2 liter soda bottle, painted it...
  15. Thread: What sizes?

    by imPEDEd
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    But! Since most of the screws go into plastic,...

    But! Since most of the screws go into plastic, you can put the coarser thread 4-40 screws into the same hole with good performance. I have swapped out every phillips head metric screw that I could...
  16. 5-6 amps will give you the greatest power but...

    5-6 amps will give you the greatest power but lower (~4 amps) will give you slightly longer run times.

    Charge to ~120-130 degrees.
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    Invest in an RPM front bumper NOW! That will not...

    Invest in an RPM front bumper NOW! That will not save all of the damage a young guy will do the truck but it wil save a lot! Think of a kid with a Pede like a grown-up with an SUV in the snow! ...
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    But isn't chasing after your car as it slowly...

    But isn't chasing after your car as it slowly rolls away into traffic one of the best parts of this hobby?

    Seriously though,as was siad, you can't put a switch from the batteries directly as they...
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    However you do it we definitely want pix! As...

    However you do it we definitely want pix!

    As for the wheelie problem? As long as the weight is set up right on the trailer you should be in good shape.
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    Still sounds like the silly putty is the problem....

    Still sounds like the silly putty is the problem. I haven't heard of anybody else EXCEPT silly puttiers who break sungears.

    I have never felt the need to fully lock my diff but I would go with...
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    It doesn't take much of a stripping of the gears...

    It doesn't take much of a stripping of the gears on the spur to mess things up. Luckily that is the easy gear to change. Clicking, however sounds like the idler. When you prove it isn't the spur I...
  22. If he only drives it once a month then almost any...

    If he only drives it once a month then almost any motor will last a very long time! Just remember to lube the bushings or bearings.
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    The lower the turns on a motor, the higher amps...

    The lower the turns on a motor, the higher amps it pulls. I would guess the Runner would take a slightly hotter motor. The amp pull is critical right at start up. Once you are going they aren't...
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    I too, had an RPM bumper break in the cold. ...

    I too, had an RPM bumper break in the cold. Well, it was more like explode. My kid smacked a pole at full throttle and I deon't think we ever found all the parts to it! :p

    Thought about...
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    Come on Razer, symantics aside, some rc tires are...

    Come on Razer, symantics aside, some rc tires are horribly out of balance. Does it matter when you are bashing? Probably not so much. On a speed run though, it can create quite the shimmy. Foams...
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