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    Yes!!! Keep in mind the fuseable link isn't a...

    Yes!!!

    Keep in mind the fuseable link isn't a replaceable part. This is there to protect from fire when the ESC malfunctions.
    Once the link goes pop, thats it for the ESC. Replacing the wire...
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    I am also interested in this and hope they do...

    I am also interested in this and hope they do come out with the gear set.
    Since they don't have the part officially, might be worth while contacting traxxas and maybe they can help you out!
  3. This is the important part, the 20mil is too...

    This is the important part, the 20mil is too thick to work its way down. Pack some fluid then the spider gears followed by some more on top once the spider gears are in place.

    the 8s center diff...
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    Have you checked tighten down the screw in the...

    Have you checked tighten down the screw in the servo saver?
    This screw has a tendency to slowly back out...
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    Double check that the "fusible" link is...

    Double check that the "fusible" link is installed. From the pictures it doesn't seem to be.
    This is a wire that replaces the bridge connection on the two battery connector.
    Its job is to prevent...
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    Installed the Traxxas aluminum differential...

    Installed the Traxxas aluminum differential housing on the front and rear!
    Used part numbers:
    7781X - Carrier, Differential (Aluminum) (Requires #7783X Spider Gear Shaft)
    7783X - Spider Gear...
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    Awesome, just place my order for one!

    Awesome, just place my order for one!
  8. Send them another email and see what they say. I...

    Send them another email and see what they say. I just had mine exchanged (5000mah 25C 3s) that came with my x-maxx. They are not safe to keep using once they get swollen. IF they swelled like mine,...
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    Was the truck in fresh water or salt water? If...

    Was the truck in fresh water or salt water?
    If with waterproof electronics, salt water will damage them.
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    Actually, Punch control has nothing to do with...

    Actually, Punch control has nothing to do with the capacitors charging.
    The ESC uses caps to smooth out the ripple current from the battery. The caps are actually connected to the voltage input...
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    Finally got around installing the Traxxas...

    Finally got around installing the Traxxas aluminum shock caps (7764X) and aluminum threaded collars (7767X)
    ...
  12. Thank you all for the input!!! I will be...

    Thank you all for the input!!!

    I will be picking one up for sure now, only question is will it be second hand or brand new!



    Yes, I think I will do one once I pick up an XO, Ill do it from a...
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    This is Tamiya PS-60 Mica Red backed with PS-1...

    This is Tamiya PS-60 Mica Red backed with PS-1 White
    If you back this with black, I think it will very close to what you are after!

    I wish Tamiya made larger cans of paint, this body took two...
  14. Long term review of the XO-1! Looking for buying advise

    Hey everyone,

    As the title says, I am looking for some buying advise on this car.

    I am currently looking something to run at a very large parking lot.

    I have been mainly into off road, I...
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    What are you trying to achieve with new shocks or...

    What are you trying to achieve with new shocks or whats characteristics do you not like about the stock version?
    Also are you running the 8s or 6s version? If my memory is correctm the 8s version...
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    One last point on the Aton.... Its a very easy...

    One last point on the Aton....

    Its a very easy quad to learn to fly in Film Mode.

    With the app, you can turn things right down and work up slowly in Film mode as well.

    Once your confident,...
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    Very well said!!! I'm not concerned about the...

    Very well said!!!

    I'm not concerned about the lack of firmware development as the latest has been stable and haven't had any issues with firmware.

    However, as said before, the Aton is a sports...
  18. Thanks everyone for their input on the batteries....

    Thanks everyone for their input on the batteries.

    I ended up ordering a set of them!!!

    Hopefully they work well with the stock 8s power system and gearing without any puffing...
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    I'm using a Dewalt 8V Gyroscopic Screwdriver...

    I'm using a Dewalt 8V Gyroscopic Screwdriver with Dynamite tips, I love this thing :)
    I cant imagine wrenching on a X-Maxx with out one!
  20. Hey Everyone, just looking for an update on the...

    Hey Everyone, just looking for an update on the traxxas batteries...

    I need to get some 4s packs but its been a pain to find a decent capacity in stock up here in Canada...

    I did find one hobby...
  21. Are you guys using TSM? If so, you may need to...

    Are you guys using TSM?

    If so, you may need to turn it down. When the xmaxx cartwheels the TSM is still trying to correct by counter steering thus causing more stress on the steering components.
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    This is why I am so glad traxxas put a JST header...

    This is why I am so glad traxxas put a JST header vs castles method!
    Makes changing the fan a piece of cake!
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    I was thinking the same thing.... something is no...

    I was thinking the same thing.... something is no longer concentric. I would start by opening up the motor and check both bearings along with the mating parts on the spur side.

    You can even see...
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    one thing to check is the motor mount is nice and...

    one thing to check is the motor mount is nice and tight from the bottom of the chassis as well... and that area isn't damaged...

    might try these to help reinforce that area:...
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    Low voltage is based on the total initial voltage...

    Low voltage is based on the total initial voltage the ESC reads. The esc is not connected in a way that it can read the individual voltages of the cells

    The ESC will auto select LVC based on the...
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