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  1. You're telling me. I think I've upgraded every...

    You're telling me. I think I've upgraded every drive component on this either after it's broken or to prevent it from inevitably breaking.
  2. Good to know, thanks.

    Good to know, thanks.
  3. The Valineon VXL-3s ESC & Motor should come standard with cooling fans

    Or it should be called the VXL-2s
    I've had this brushless motor and ESC upgrade for a few months and have had nothing but overheating issues with a 3s battery. I could usually run it for about 8...
  4. Ah, I see. Thank you very much!!

    Ah, I see. Thank you very much!!
  5. Can anyone with a 4000 mAh 3-Cell LiPo 25C 11.1V confirm something for me?

    I'm trying to tell if one end of my battery is swollen. laying flat, the battery is thicker on top at the wire-end beginning about 1" from the connection side. I don't know if there is packaging...
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    Thanks for the info, Halygon. I'm also having...

    Thanks for the info, Halygon. I'm also having overheating issues only now it's my ESC rather than my motor. Maybe these fans will help.

    Running 3s LiPOs in grass/dirt was overheating my motor,...
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    Thank you guys very much for the insight, that...

    Thank you guys very much for the insight, that jennysRC site seems like a great resource. TwoBelugas is right on the cost, $45 a set for the spiral cut gears is why I wanted to consider each option...
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    Differential Options

    Next on down the (drive)line for my rustler are the front and rear differentials. I can find two replacement options available for more durability. There's buying the individual gears similar to what...
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    Same here, thanks for suggesting those proline...

    Same here, thanks for suggesting those proline tires I might have to check them out. I got the killer combination for my non vxl rusty: brushless motor, 3s LiPOs, and sledgehammers. I can use the...
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    This is what I did with mine, I can't remember if...

    This is what I did with mine, I can't remember if I shortened the tube or not. The cap end of the antennae fits right into that opening, and the end of the actual antennae is close to the top of the...
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    So you would either need a battery cable splitter...

    So you would either need a battery cable splitter or a second battery? Something like this?
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    Rustler 4x4 LED Light Kit

    Just seeing they have a new light kit for the Rustler, part #6795
    Looks pretty sweet! But can someone explain what the connectors are for and where they would go? I would have thought they just tap...
  13. Thread: Toe Links

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    Where do you get the rest of the pieces to make...

    Where do you get the rest of the pieces to make these work? I'm not sure what to call them, the ball and socket type connections that screw onto the ends of these?
  14. Thread: Gtr shocks

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    People have answered your question already but...

    People have answered your question already but I'll add that if you run in any dirt/gravel type area it is worth it to get shock sleeves to keep dust and debris out of your new shocks. Something like...
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    Ha! Same here, only one of those things needs...

    Ha! Same here, only one of those things needs repair and the other one I just want to repair.

    I found THIS THREAD where someone says that the 6s motor will not fit in the stock rustler chassis...
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    Good to know! I was curious of this exact...

    Good to know! I was curious of this exact scenario, thanks again.
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    Thank you for the explanation and recommendation....

    Thank you for the explanation and recommendation. I should add to my original post that I also have a dust cover over the internals and first ran a NIMH battery through it before swapping to the...
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    This was probably my fourth run using 3s LiPOs...

    This was probably my fourth run using 3s LiPOs after owning the rustler and using NIMH batteries for a few months. I definitely want to do what I can to keep using the 3s, so much power! Plus I'd...
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    Thank you for the feedback! Given that the grassy...

    Thank you for the feedback! Given that the grassy area and gravel road are the only driving options around me I think springing for a larger motor is the preferred choice. I'll see if I can get away...
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    Motor Temp: 254 F Whoops!

    I finally got a digital thermometer to monitor the motor and ESC temps, got a reading of 254 degrees F on the motor... whoopsie. Did some reading on the subject and learned I did exactly everything...
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