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    Same in UK. I contacted ModelSport who are one of...

    Same in UK. I contacted ModelSport who are one of the UKs larger RC stockists. They knew nothing of the recall and put me in touch with the U.K. Distributor. Got in touch and they knew of the recall...
  2. They know that. It was posted in a Traxxas forum...

    They know that. It was posted in a Traxxas forum and it's a perfectly legit question. Xmaxx after all is the superman of all cars!
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    No the fuse able link was temporary. Mine has the...

    No the fuse able link was temporary. Mine has the updated link with the red warning tag but the esc needs a firmware update. Easy way to check. Connect both batteries and turn on the esc. Turn it off...
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    Blimey, ok thanks. What wire should I get? Sorry...

    Blimey, ok thanks. What wire should I get? Sorry if it's a dumb question.
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    Any idea if the boxed esc comes with a link wire?

    Any idea if the boxed esc comes with a link wire?
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    Yes they need soldering on depending on your...

    Yes they need soldering on depending on your connection choice
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    I know mine is not affected but in more concerned...

    I know mine is not affected but in more concerned about how in supposed to get a firmware update? I live a few hundred miles away from the store I brought my xmaxx from and how are we supposed to...
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    CPSC announces X-Maxx recall

    http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Traxxas-Recalls-X-Maxx-Monster-Trucks-and-Electronic-Speed-Controls/

    Old news I know but this has just been announced.
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    You star! Cheers. Will check it out now, thanks

    You star! Cheers. Will check it out now, thanks
  10. I often go out with neighbour who has a few...

    I often go out with neighbour who has a few crawlers. They're slow and eventually get over rocks..... Xmaxx makes it looks like a breeze. lol
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    Many thanks for the advice, much appreciated

    Many thanks for the advice, much appreciated
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    Many thanks. Did that make a significant...

    Many thanks. Did that make a significant difference? Or so I need stiffer springs too? Out of interest why that combo and why that way round? Sorry if that's a dumb question. Cheers
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    Lol. Very true. Shouldn't have gone off subject....

    Lol. Very true. Shouldn't have gone off subject. Just trying to gain insight into everyone's experience and expertise on here.
    Not sure what oil to choose. Just feel my maxx is to spongey and needs...
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    Thanks buddy. Will stick with stock motor for...

    Thanks buddy. Will stick with stock motor for now. Sorry to hijack this post but was also thinking of putting in a thicker oil in my shocks. Want it a bit stiffer. Any suggestions? Was thinking 60wt...
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    No worries thanks so much

    No worries thanks so much
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    Hiya. Both ideally. Don't Mind having a go. Just...

    Hiya. Both ideally. Don't
    Mind having a go. Just
    Like to be a bit confident in doing it. Will it fit
    Into the existing space of the old esc? Thanks a million
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    Hobbywing max6 step by step guide

    Apologies if this has already been asked but has anyone done a step by step guide on installing the max6 on an xmaxx or a YouTube video on the installation? Want to get one but want To be confident...
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    Hop ups in the UK

    Hi guys n galz.
    Appreciate this site is predominately US based and most of you lucky people have access to Traxxas and a minefield full of 3rd party companies who make/sell lovely aftermarket bits...
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    Hi guys, will check out best prices and options...

    Hi guys, will check out best prices and options for both as I'm in the UK. Thanks again for your help, much appreciated.
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    Looking at the cost of a hobbywing esc. For a few...

    Looking at the cost of a hobbywing esc. For a few quid more thinking of putting in a castle 2028 system. Is this waterproof? Not to worried about making it go crazy fast as quite happy with the speed...
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    Perfect thanks. So ado works with stock Motor...

    Perfect thanks. So ado works with stock
    Motor and gearing? Can I still use my Traxxas controller too?
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    Out of interest guys there is some talk of the...

    Out of interest guys there is some talk of the ESC not being that great. Any truth in that?
    Would you recommend swapping out the ESC? If so what to and could I keep everything else stock. Thanks in...
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    Yup completely stock everything. Batteries fully...

    Yup completely stock everything. Batteries fully charged a few hours before on the Traxxas iD charger. Maybe it wa thermal cut out then? Just never experienced it before? Will give it another go and...
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    Hi. So the general consensus is thermal cut out?...

    Hi. So the general consensus is thermal cut out? Yes the fans were still running.
    Man that's crazy. What can I do to stop this from happening? Drive it like an "ol lady" at the weekend and this is...
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    Hi big Tim. Thanks for the reply. I've never had...

    Hi big Tim. Thanks for the reply. I've never had thermal shutdown since using the xmaxx so thought that as it was its first run with the twin fans this was to blame. It was probably the most sensible...
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