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    I've never had too much trouble finding parts...

    I've never had too much trouble finding parts online. Good thing is the e maxx, t maxx, and revo share a lot of common parts and ebay has a lot of chop shops that sell parts. Yes, many aftermarket...
  2. Adding more timing will increase motor output at...

    Adding more timing will increase motor output at the expense of temperature, amp draw, and efficiency.
  3. Thread: Lipo suggestions

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    I buy my lipos from ebay and they often ship...

    I buy my lipos from ebay and they often ship internationally to me. Ive owned several different brands and the only 2 still standing (after 5 or 6 years of moderate use) are Dynamite Speedpacks.
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  4. Thread: Lap timer?

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    Right and incase you havnt realised yet, you...

    Right and incase you havnt realised yet, you would need a transponder mounted on the vehicle as well as a device mounted on the ground outside the track. The outside mounted device is the expensive...
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    Looks like its in mint condition! Sooooo what...

    Looks like its in mint condition!

    Sooooo what are you waiting for? Those things are FAST
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    Hes talking about the battery plug not the motor...

    Hes talking about the battery plug not the motor plug. You cant get rid of the battery plug hehe.
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    Ya know i was just revisiting this idea recently....

    Ya know i was just revisiting this idea recently. Seems a center diff would do wonders for handling while taking a little abuse off the rear diffs which love to fail. I believe traxxas makes a center...
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    The acceleration or deceleration of the wheels is...

    The acceleration or deceleration of the wheels is what causes the truck to flip in the air. Its the CHANGE in wheel speed that produces this effect. The greater the change, the greater the effect.
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  9. Thread: Gen 1

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    You should consider getting some better tires as...

    You should consider getting some better tires as well. The chevrons are good for straight line bashing but thats about all. They offer little cornering traction.

    Badlands will always be my...
  10. Look up the specs for your motor. Verify that the...

    Look up the specs for your motor. Verify that the battery pack is capable of comfortably supplying those amps. If so, then go ahead but watch temps. If your pack cannot supply enough amps, dont use...
  11. Thread: Gen 1

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    To modernize the 3906 would require almost all...

    To modernize the 3906 would require almost all new parts. Ive done it actually lol. Its doable, and can be done in stages but you'll be replacing almost every single part.

    That being said, i...
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    Firstly, see if traxxas will fix it under...

    Firstly, see if traxxas will fix it under warranty. If not, either solder it back into place or pay for traxxas to fix it for you.
  13. Thread: Newbie Questions

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    Hehe. Glad you figured that out. Be careful...

    Hehe. Glad you figured that out.

    Be careful with Gool RC stuff. Some people say they havnt had problems, others say its a fire hazard.

    Although you already have a VXL, which is far better than...
  14. Thread: axles

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    My MIPs have been installed since sometime in...

    My MIPs have been installed since sometime in 2014 and i havnt had a problem with them yet. They are still rocking the same grease that i assembled them with lol i havnt done anything at all to...
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    Others have had great success with the 0231...

    Others have had great success with the 0231 although im not sure how long it will last.

    I havnt been so lucky lol and neither have you apparently. Like i said, Savox's other servos have been great...
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    +2 on the WPSC8. I've been running it in my maxx...

    +2 on the WPSC8. I've been running it in my maxx for 4 years now and love it
  17. Thread: Newbie Questions

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    That stuttering on start-up is probably just...

    That stuttering on start-up is probably just normal cogging. Its normal with sensorless brushless motors, especially older ones.

    Plug in your lipo. 3s is a bit much though i would recommend a 2s...
  18. They've done away with the slipper huh? Cool i...

    They've done away with the slipper huh? Cool i guess?
  19. Be careful. With that line of thought, i feel...

    Be careful. With that line of thought, i feel there could be smoke in your filuture.

    If your temps were at 200 and you want to go faster, you need a bigger motor not a heat sink
  20. Thread: Vant lipos

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    Never heard of them. If you want cheap lipos, i...

    Never heard of them. If you want cheap lipos, i would suggest gens ace. I'm trying them out for the first time now and after about 6 or 7 cycles, i dont have anything bad to say about them.
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    In this hobby, there are certain instances where...

    In this hobby, there are certain instances where you cannot get around soldering. Like soldering motor or esc wires for example. Same goes for crimping.

    So if you plan on doing your own...
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    You need to address the overcharging situation...

    You need to address the overcharging situation ASAP. An overcharged lipo is a FIRE HAZARD and people have lost ENTIRE HOUSES due to charging malfunctions.

    Try a different lipo pack or charger (do...
  23. Look to the slipper clutch. Tighten it down more

    Look to the slipper clutch. Tighten it down more
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    Funny you should ask because ProModeler has a...

    Funny you should ask because ProModeler has a writeup on their website. Im telling you, that website has a wealth of information regarding servos. Anyone interested in learning more should pay a...
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    Your pack should never read higher than 12.6v. If...

    Your pack should never read higher than 12.6v. If your seeing 13v, one or more of the cells in your pack is being overcharged.
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