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    I am sorry your friend appeared to be a good...

    I am sorry your friend appeared to be a good source of information. I believe Traxxas is a great beginners RTR brand but I would never suggest a level 4 model to a beginner. I have a feeling your...
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    I only have one suggestion for beadlocks on none...

    I only have one suggestion for beadlocks on none crawlers rigs. DON'T!
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    Using 3s on most RTR Traxxas ESC/motor combos is...

    Using 3s on most RTR Traxxas ESC/motor combos is an exercise in planned obsolescence. Yes they will work but will be destroying itself at a much accelerated rate. Don't trust the marketing, they want...
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    What is the Delta V on the batteries while in...

    What is the Delta V on the batteries while in series? You maybe having excessive voltage drift underload. I would do a load test and make sure the two batteries maintain matched voltage during the...
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    If you are running the same spur and pinion then...

    If you are running the same spur and pinion then that is why. Knock it down a couple teeth on the pinion and you should get the temp back to normal.
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    Because the offset in not equal at all 4 corners...

    Because the offset in not equal at all 4 corners when you do that. Creating an unstable stance. And since it is just so easy to correct the problem why ignore it?
  7. Thread: Drag Truck

    by zedorda
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    Pure sexiness! ...

    Pure sexiness!

    https://traxxas.com/sites/default/files/news/210429-drag-slash-transmission/94076-4-Drag-Slash-Transmission-Cutaway-Callouts.jpg

    I just hope it has a simple 32p option.
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    If you went from the stock wheels to the Banditos...

    If you went from the stock wheels to the Banditos then the increase in diameter will slow acceleration but will increase the top speed. To return to the stock performance you would need to install a...
  9. Thread: Chassis broke

    by zedorda
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    I actually can't find a link to where I bought...

    I actually can't find a link to where I bought these and I can't even find them with a simple google search. Maybe it will help you out still.
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  10. Thread: ESC wires

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    It is possible you never did get a "good"...

    It is possible you never did get a "good" reconnect with the soldiering. Which can cause the connection to be a bottleneck in the current flow and heating up enough to desolder the connection each...
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    I would get a rebuild kit. Because that clutch...

    I would get a rebuild kit. Because that clutch looks tore up. And please don't use the metal spur yet. Give it more time.
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    A strong Lexan body will not protect the wheels...

    A strong Lexan body will not protect the wheels from damage if the impact is enough to break an A-arm. The body will also be damaged. With open wheel you are less likely to damage the body and only...
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    A 540 motor is a motor with a can size of about...

    A 540 motor is a motor with a can size of about 5cm long by 40mm wide. The Traxxas 380 motor has a can size of about 5cm long by 30mm wide.

    You should be able to source a 540 brushless motor much...
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    It should be a great way to deflect rocks and...

    It should be a great way to deflect rocks and sticks. I will cause a low pressure zone right behind it. It will cause it to draw sand and lighter debri in behind it. Like the way the back end of vans...
  15. I can't say for sure because I use stainless...

    I can't say for sure because I use stainless steel fasteners for the most part. But it is very possible the bolt heads could still get some surface rust since they can start to form rust in just an...
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    I can see your point. I used to use powdered...

    I can see your point. I used to use powdered graphite on my plastic gear meshes. With a similar idea behind it. Dry lubes do limit the debri contamination. If you know what you are doing I see it not...
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    It looks like the mesh is too tight but a picture...

    It looks like the mesh is too tight but a picture doesn't fully communicate the mesh feel. Even with a piece of paper in there you can set the mesh too tight. I see alot of people say to set your...
  18. With the addition of (properly) I am guessing you...

    With the addition of (properly) I am guessing you didn't just add more glue and pushed the tire back in place. You must of removed all the original glue and fully cleaned and denatured the rubber and...
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    The pinions should be able to swap without issue....

    The pinions should be able to swap without issue. No need to change anything but the motors. Keep the 4x4 with its original pinion and let the 2wd keep its original pinion.

    The Slash 4x4 VXL has...
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    If you stray more than 30+/- it is highly...

    If you stray more than 30+/- it is highly suggested to change spring rates accordingly. Stiffer for thicker and softer for thinner. If the dampening is not in sync with the spring rate results become...
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    Reinforcing or supporting the body has 2...

    Reinforcing or supporting the body has 2 compromises to consider, cost and weight. Weight reduces efficiency of the rig fast. Cost can defeat the purpose from the start. Brute force bodies and the...
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    The VXL-3m will not likely power a 540 can with...

    The VXL-3m will not likely power a 540 can with sufficient amps. Seems like a good way to get some magic smoke.
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    Yes thank you all this does help.

    Yes thank you all this does help.
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    If you need clearance for any reason this is...

    If you need clearance for any reason this is about the smallest one.
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    Actually you might want to check that. Because...

    Actually you might want to check that. Because you can have the same torque at different speeds. Speed and torque have no synchronized correlation.
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