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  1. SS ball bearing upgrade for the suspension rocker arms.

    Noticed the suspension on my MERV getting stiff so I cleaned/greased the a-arm pins. Which helped but didn't fix it so I decided to upgrade the plastic bushings in the rocker arms to stainless steel...
  2. It is an issue but a completely fixable one. You...

    It is an issue but a completely fixable one. You can notch the T-bone brace for clearance with a dremel or drill with a ball grinder bit. Not much needs to be removed.
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    I currently run an E-Maxx body on my Slash 4x4 I...

    I currently run an E-Maxx body on my Slash 4x4 I did the MT conversion with. All I had to do was move the body posts on the stock body mount in board alittle.
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    Yeah I been debating attaching a bar across the...

    Yeah I been debating attaching a bar across the ends of the legs because they to tend to plant themselves into soft surfaces.
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    The E-Maxx body keeps what the tires through up...

    The E-Maxx body keeps what the tires through up from not getting into the chassis so fast and easy. With a 4x4 you really should run the same wheels and tires on all 4 corners unless you only do slow...
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    At $230 for an RC ramp I see why they are...

    At $230 for an RC ramp I see why they are starting on instagram. I made a ramp with some shelf supports and a warped piece of oak plywood that was marked down at Home Depot. In all it cost less than...
  7. They may not stock but what happens when you do...

    They may not stock but what happens when you do plug them into the Rx? My lights on my Project MAXX are plugged into the RX and work fine.
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    You are not going to be able to remove enough...

    You are not going to be able to remove enough weight to make a difference worth the effort. Just paint the whole thing yellow at least then it will be noticeably lighter.

    And how does the roll...
  9. I am pretty sure Asurion only pays out at a...

    I am pretty sure Asurion only pays out at a prorate on batteries so the older they get the less they pay hitting $0 around 2 years on most. The warranty in most cases is better.
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    I use a set of Traxxas Terra Spiked 2.2 which...

    I use a set of Traxxas Terra Spiked 2.2 which work well foamless plus I vent the tire with 4 holes on the outside of the tire. Then I also have a set of snow chains I throw on for ice. Isn't a...
  11. But doesn't it come stock on the summit?

    But doesn't it come stock on the summit?
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    I broke the stock servo in my MERV in the first...

    I broke the stock servo in my MERV in the first few runs. Traxxas sent out a rebuild kit right away but I had already decided to only use it as a backup. I bought the Savox SW-0250MG waterproof servo...
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    Don't think it would cause flat spots but it...

    Don't think it would cause flat spots but it would still squish one side making the centers abit off. Changing the balance severely. I would rather hang them from the bumper or A-arms instead imo.
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    Compressed air is a concern near the electronics...

    Compressed air is a concern near the electronics because the pressure can blow right passed the seals and push water and dirt into them and the bearings. If you are careful it can be used safely but...
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    Traxxas uses an odd 3.5mm bullet connector for...

    Traxxas uses an odd 3.5mm bullet connector for motor/esc. Are you willing to change them? May require soldering.
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    If you understand what the "break-in" process is...

    If you understand what the "break-in" process is trying to accomplish then you can see there are several ways to do it. The whole point of the "break-in" process is to develop a curved mating surface...
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    Have you seen them in real life yet? If not might...

    Have you seen them in real life yet? If not might want to give them a look in person first.
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    Easy enough to just use a hose outside and spray...

    Easy enough to just use a hose outside and spray it off. But remember none of the stock metal hardware is even water resistant so expect rust fast if not dried.

    The electronic are not "waterproof"...
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    If the LSDs and fans can handle the voltage,...

    If the LSDs and fans can handle the voltage, running them from the balance lead on the battery is always possible.
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    Yeah when done in water it is alot faster and...

    Yeah when done in water it is alot faster and should only be done for about 2-3 mins at low speed. And re-oil the bushings.
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    Never used one but doesn't it eliminate the...

    Never used one but doesn't it eliminate the brakes on whatever axle it is on?
  22. Thread: Wheelie

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    If you don't want to shell out $100+ you can just...

    If you don't want to shell out $100+ you can just change the gearing and buy some tire prep. Some good tires would help alot more. Shocks should be last on the list. If you are running the Ultras...
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    Running cooler means you can gear it even higher...

    Running cooler means you can gear it even higher and if you add fans even higher still. More gear will increase the top but will increase heat. So you have to test afew gears and the temp when...
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    Yes most any grease will work. The real factor I...

    Yes most any grease will work. The real factor I have found to be important is how long does it protect. As long as the grease you pick fits your maintenance schedule you are all good.

    One thing I...
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    This is from another grease thread here. I have...

    This is from another grease thread here. I have been using this grease for a year and half or so in my Monster Slash 4x4 with the Traxxas beveled spiral cut steel ring and pinion. I pull the diffs...
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