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    I don't recall the gearing chart I saw for the...

    I don't recall the gearing chart I saw for the 1.5 gears, 30/35 is the speed run gear? I personal like the 18-20/50 stock mod1 gearing, that has balance of speed and temps. Maybe you can ask the...
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    Check out the "Detail", and click on the Motor,...

    Check out the "Detail", and click on the Motor, this explain a lot with pictures. Some like me still use the pin system, but some just have bad luck with them....
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    Actually, RPM rear hub oversize bearing is a...

    Actually, RPM rear hub oversize bearing is a must. I would go that first, than a Pro-line unbreakable body, then a Max6 and go from there, the rest is just break and tear repairs only. The Traxxas...
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    It traps heat inside the shroud. Warmer...

    It traps heat inside the shroud. Warmer Motor/ESC/Battery,(It's a problem in summer, but not in winter). And the zipper makes it harder to get the battery out. Very annoying to me, the zipper...
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    That's a good point, stock tires is really good...

    That's a good point, stock tires is really good too. But if you search the forum, everyone recommend the Badlands tires set, and there is a reason for it. It just grips and not balloon, plus it last...
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    Stock a- arms are great, get a full set of...

    Stock a- arms are great, get a full set of Pro-line badland tires instead.
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    I will be more worry about how your son will be...

    I will be more worry about how your son will be charging and discharging the lipo than any ESC fire issues. Doesn't matter if he is under 14 or over 50.

    If you do get the Kraton, a hammer at home...
  8. Thread: Gearing

    by Townie
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    Yes, I did! But it TSD very quickly on grass,...

    Yes, I did! But it TSD very quickly on grass, Which aren't fun when flying across and it just stop there, and you gotta fetch it. But you could still pull that off at cooler days sometimes.

    In my...
  9. Thread: Gearing

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    I had TSD with 20/50 before. It was a hot day,...

    I had TSD with 20/50 before. It was a hot day, and on grass.
    I consider 20/46 a very high gearing on stock xmaxx. Those are use for speed run mostly. I found bashing around with 18/50 and 20/50...
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    Maybe there will be a 6s maxx version a year...

    Maybe there will be a 6s maxx version a year later, like the Xmaxx 6s&8s.
  11. Thread: Water damage

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    It could be time consuming and costly to run your...

    It could be time consuming and costly to run your trucks in wet condition. And many of us is just a regular guy that don't have the time and money to do that. In my case, I don't have the time...coz...
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    Call Traxxas, they will often help you out even...

    Call Traxxas, they will often help you out even passed the 30 days warranty. Just remember to register your trucks.
    You have so many of their trucks brand new, they will understand you don't have...
  13. I have the Badland and trencher. The badland is...

    I have the Badland and trencher. The badland is more stable because of its harder compound. I don't flip as much while using it. That alone is worth everything to me..It is heavier than stock tires,...
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    Yes, that's some type of grease to keep it water...

    Yes, that's some type of grease to keep it water proof. I put marine grease there. I also use that in bearings and diffs gears, to keep it lube, waterproof and block water to prevent rust. You can...
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    Hello, I do like your two 80mm fan setup. but I...

    Hello, I do like your two 80mm fan setup. but I don't think those two 2028 fan will help anything there.(I found the stock cooling fan is more powerful than the castle 2028 fans) Might be better to...
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    Traxxas battery have a lifetime 50% trade-in...

    Traxxas battery have a lifetime 50% trade-in program. You can trade in your old battery for a brand new one for half of their listed price.
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    Yes, the VXL-8S ESC can take 6s-8s. So you can...

    Yes, the VXL-8S ESC can take 6s-8s. So you can run 2 3s packs in the 8s v2 truck. It will just be slower. It also have training mode like any other Traxxas ESC.
  18. Thread: Quick question

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    Your is loose, it is not suppose to move, there...

    Your is loose, it is not suppose to move, there is like 4 screws for that cooling shroud to screw onto the heatsink.
  19. is this 6s version with a slipper clutch? try...

    is this 6s version with a slipper clutch? try tighten it a bit?
  20. Thread: Drive Cup Wear

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    I have the GPM drive cup and axles. Harden steel...

    I have the GPM drive cup and axles. Harden steel or not, I don't bash that hard, and it already shows wear on second run. And u can't use GPM drive shaft on traxxas cup, u must run the GPM Cup+axles...
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    It comes with a optional spare 46T steel spur...

    It comes with a optional spare 46T steel spur gear.
  22. Thread: Tire balancers

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    Pretty much all 4 of my foams is destroy and...

    Pretty much all 4 of my foams is destroy and unbalance from bashing in snow/wet conditions. Some of my wheel is damaged, so water could get in no matter I tape the hole or not. I will suggest you...
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    18/50 is the sweet spot, increase speed and...

    18/50 is the sweet spot, increase speed and shouldn't have heat issue.=)

    Yours is a brand new truck, I suggest you goes over all the screws/check gear mesh, just in case the motor mount and pinion...
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    Thanks for checking that, I will keep the madmax,...

    Thanks for checking that, I will keep the madmax, and just grind away the plastic nuts on the wheel later.

    The chrome paint is cool, but expensive! They works on plastic too?? if so, might be...
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    It looks amazing man, good job!! Love the way you...

    It looks amazing man, good job!! Love the way you try to block dust and rock coming in from the steering. I try to do that with Dusty motor shroud, but I just give up on that after having to replace...
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