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  1. What do you think (gearing question)

    Castle 2850kv 4 pole, 2S, 19/56 gearing, alloy heatsink with *** fan, short dirt/clay indoor track.

    Gonna run hot? Okay? I donít get much, if any, test time.
  2. I wouldn’t sweat it, but wider hexes would be an...

    I wouldn’t sweat it, but wider hexes would be an easy fix.
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    Sorry, XL-1 ESC. I’ve narrowed them down to...

    Sorry, XL-1 ESC.

    I’ve narrowed them down to 2001-06, based on electronics and paint schemes.
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    I Got Lucky - TWICE

    Today I was given a couple of older Stampedes. Theyíre not in great shape, but they and their radios have been stored in boxes for a long time. Iím between image hosting sites for now, so hereís a...
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    It can be used with motors of 10.5 turns or...

    It can be used with motors of 10.5 turns or higher. So, 13.5, 17.5, etc. Yes.
  6. Cool. Thanks. I went through the exploded parts...

    Cool. Thanks. I went through the exploded parts diagrams and traxxas is pretty smart about reusing pretty much everything. It appears, as you mentioned, the rear arms are very slightly wider. Front...
  7. 2WD Stampede, with Slash LCG chassis

    Hereís what Iíve got.

    A few older, all original, 2wd Stampedes (okay, theyíre on the way still)
    A Slash 2wd LCG chassis, with steering bellcranks.

    How much of the Stampede will swap over? Will...
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    My criteria are getting accurate heat, as quickly...

    My criteria are getting accurate heat, as quickly as possible, durability, and parts interchangeability/availability.

    For home I’ve got a Hakko FX888 (no D, just a knob ��) It heats up very...
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    Interesting. Thanks. That might keep my battery...

    Interesting. Thanks. That might keep my battery wires off the driveshaft.
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    Yeah. They’re a bit much. My Slashes are pretty...

    Yeah. They’re a bit much. My Slashes are pretty much all RPM.
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    Any pics of this? I’ve never even heard of it.

    Any pics of this? I’ve never even heard of it.
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    New product! Allows up to 6į of toe forwards or...

    New product! Allows up to 6į of toe forwards or back.

    https://www.redrc.net/2019/09/pemberton-raceworks-slash-adjustable-rear-arms/#more-173955
  13. I love Avid. Good bearings, good price. The...

    I love Avid. Good bearings, good price. The revolutions are nice, because of the rubber seal only being on one side. Run them rubber side out. Clean up is easy and replacements cheap.

    I also ran a...
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    Thanks. I definitely want to stay away from...

    Thanks. I definitely want to stay away from steel, given my massive collection of 48p alloy pinions. Maybe I’ll look into the topshaft/slipper conversion.
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    Best 48p Spur Gear?

    Iím looking to switch back to 48p from 32p, for a variety of reasons and Iím wondering if anyone makes a better spur than stockers. I found the stock ones are too often not completely round. This...
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    Hi....that’s all I’ve got. ��

    Hi....that’s all I’ve got. ��
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    If you don’t need/want any suspension travel and...

    If you don’t need/want any suspension travel and you want to go as low as possible, how about replacing the shocks and springs with simple turnbuckles, like the ones used for your steering linkage?...
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    The cheapest, easiest solution would be to take...

    The cheapest, easiest solution would be to take your battery to the hobby shop and see if they can assist in diagnosing the problem. Given you have only a nimh charger, the next cheapest is to buy...
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    Time to Replace My 13.5T Race Motor

    Iím looking to replace the motor in my race rig. Iíve got a really rev-happy R1 Wurks 13.5T in it now, but itís getting a bit soft coming out of the corners. (Hey. It happens to all of us eventually....
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    Wow. I did not realize that Traxxas was so cagey...

    Wow. I did not realize that Traxxas was so cagey with specs. If you want to fall into a really deep rabbit hole, try getting info out of Castle Creations on their 4 pole motors. They could be 1 wind....
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    If it’s not thermal, then maybe you’re hitting...

    If it’s not thermal, then maybe you’re hitting low voltage cutoff? A battery that bottoms out will generally rebound if left to rest. I wouldn’t run it again without a recharge first. If/when this...
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    I was told recently that a 4 pole will just...

    I was told recently that a 4 pole will just increase the duty cycles. It’s a bit like running a motor with half the number of turns.
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    My builds are never done. They might stagnate for...

    My builds are never done. They might stagnate for a while, but there’s always something coming down the pipeline. My Slashes are both done for now, but I am looking to replace the tired 13.5 motor in...
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    Buying a cheap compressor wouldn’t be a problem....

    Buying a cheap compressor wouldn’t be a problem. The noise they make is. Small bungalow/main floor hobby room. Oh well, not the end of the world.
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    Oh what I wouldn’t do for a compressor. It makes...

    Oh what I wouldn’t do for a compressor. It makes things so much easier. I wonder how that a simple Green spray would fare against the hardened clay I have to chisel off m truck each week. Would WD...
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