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  1. Yes, it is the same problem that others have...

    Yes, it is the same problem that others have stated above. There are two channel 1 ports on the receiver. You may have plugged both the steering servo and the ESC on channel 1. Also, a non-blinking...
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    If the gearing is the same then check the gear...

    If the gearing is the same then check the gear mesh. When the pinion and spur are too close together, it does not spin as freely, which may overheat the motor.

    If you changed the gearing (I assume...
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    I have added aluminum shock bodies, aluminum...

    I have added aluminum shock bodies, aluminum shock caps, aluminum steering bellcranks, aluminum sealed diff, and an aluminum motor plate with a heatsink.

    The parts listed above would probably be...
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    The Rustler VXL is 2WD (RWD). The 4WD version is...

    The Rustler VXL is 2WD (RWD). The 4WD version is called the Rustler 4x4 VXL (it is also more expensive).

    The stock gearing it comes with is 25/83 (another larger pinion and smaller spur gear are...
  5. Thread: 100mph rustler

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    For 100mph, the Rustler would easily pop...

    For 100mph, the Rustler would easily pop wheelies, since it is the shorter wheelbase along the Traxxas 2wd vehicle line. With that, I recommend getting a Slash chassis (the LCG conversion kit) or...
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    It may affect the suspension movement and flex,...

    It may affect the suspension movement and flex, but that is an interesting idea.
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    For the pictures, you need to use (paste) the...

    For the pictures, you need to use (paste) the "BBCode".
  8. Thread: Rusty upgrades

    by RCWilly
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    If you still have the stock diff, look into the...

    If you still have the stock diff, look into the HR Sealed diff. They made a massive improvement on my Slash:...
  9. Thread: Screw kits

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    Here are some stainless steel ones that I found...

    Here are some stainless steel ones that I found (I assume that these won't rust):...
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    Honestly, the best thing to do in the long run is...

    Honestly, the best thing to do in the long run is to learn how to solder. If you keep on trying to avoid it, you will find that you always have limited choices to choose from. Also, soldering isn't...
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    There are other ones, but they are much heavier...

    There are other ones, but they are much heavier (more rotational mass can break more transmission gears). Traxxas does make rebuild kits for the Heavy Duty CVs. How bad are the seal boots getting...
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    Many people like the Velineon 3s that comes...

    Many people like the Velineon 3s that comes standard with the brushless Traxxas cars. Tthe best thing about it is that it is rebuildable (Traxxas offers a rebuild kit for it). However, it is...
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    For me, the stock driveshafts are fine (but I am...

    For me, the stock driveshafts are fine (but I am just running the stock brushed motor). I spent a little time reading some reviews on the Steel CV Shafts and they seem pretty good for the most part...
  14. Thanks! I've already seen it on your other...

    Thanks! I've already seen it on your other threads (very nice paint job, and cool spoiler). I have managed to get it off (and did get some of the decals rubbed off in the front). Having clear tape on...
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    To remove the wheels, I have actually found using...

    To remove the wheels, I have actually found using a hairdryer pretty effective. It is much safer (less damaging, and more controllable). I think it also works better with a heat gun.

    I also have...
  16. Thank you, but when I try to tilt the body, the...

    Thank you, but when I try to tilt the body, the light bars do not allow the body to move around. Also, I would like to cut the body as little as possible (it's also hard to cut it when the bumper is...
  17. Here's some pics: ...

    Here's some pics:

    https://i.imgur.com/xhNgCyB.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/NdNzPZC.jpg
  18. How to Remove the Front of the Body (with the light kit) ???

    So I have had my UDR for a little more than half a year, and I had not needed to remove the body until now. It came with the light kit installed, which is why I have never taken the body off. I was...
  19. Thread: Motor choice

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    I have heard that the Hobbywing Axe is smoother...

    I have heard that the Hobbywing Axe is smoother than the Castle. The Hobbywing Axe motor is also sealed very well, so it is fully waterproof. The Castle and Hobbywing electronics are about out of...
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    Technically if you wait long enough, it would...

    Technically if you wait long enough, it would eventually dry out, but that would be years if you just leave it like that, so the foams would break down by then. Your best bet is what Steve brought...
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    So there's not exactly an ultimate place for just...

    So there's not exactly an ultimate place for just one specific model. Hobby stores with RC usually have a wide range of cars, trucks, boats, planes, and etc. eBay and Amazon are great places...
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    Sticky: https://i.imgur.com/3i78C0s.jpg ...

    https://i.imgur.com/3i78C0s.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/ZkRZiCy.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/Ox8YcfA.jpg
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    There is actually quite a lot of aftermarket...

    There is actually quite a lot of aftermarket parts that bolt right on. These are the ones that I am able to come up right now (there are definitely more, but I probably missed some).

    - Bowhouse RC...
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    As far as I know, there isn't really any dust...

    As far as I know, there isn't really any dust cover for it. It is a fairly cheap and robust motor, so if it dies it is cheap and easy to replace. Also, if you clean it properly, it can last for a...
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    Bleh... Just Needed to Wait One Day...

    So yesterday, I just ordered a Hobbywing 1080 off of eBay for $50. It will arrive in about two and a half weeks, and it just shipped today. I know $50 is more than the usual price of $42, but it was...
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