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    You don't have to rip the TQi receiver out of the...

    You don't have to rip the TQi receiver out of the car (and possibly void the warranty?). Simply take the lid off the receiver box and unplug the ESC and servo from the RX and plug it into your other...
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    Now I get it, too... :o Quite typically RTR...

    Now I get it, too... :o

    Quite typically RTR radios does not have the best trigger resolution. Why don't you try the upgraded radio system from your ZD Racing Thunder in the Rustler. That way...
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    Welcome to the Traxxas family! :thumbup: Since...

    Welcome to the Traxxas family! :thumbup:

    Since you have the TQi transmitter, you probably have the brushless VXL version. Sensorless brushless motor/ESC combos have something called cogging at...
  4. Thread: Shock Oil Wt

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    Good point! I should have mentioned in my reply...

    Good point!
    I should have mentioned in my reply that I don't do rock crawling with my rig - only trailing. If I did, I probably wouldn't use much thinner shock oil than stock for the reason you...
  5. Thread: Order Placed!

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    Are there any other options than the Defender for...

    Are there any other options than the Defender for a guy from the UK? :wacko:
  6. Thread: Brass Weights

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    I went with Samix to avoid the shiny brass color....

    I went with Samix to avoid the shiny brass color. The machining and fitment is second to none on the Samix parts.

    Weighing down all four corners is beneficial when sidehilling.
  7. Thread: Steering servo

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    As far as I know, you won't be able to run more...

    As far as I know, you won't be able to run more than 6 volts to the steering servo with the Traxxas BEC. If you want to benefit from a high voltage servo, you have to use a different BEC. But it...
  8. Thread: Shock Oil Wt

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    I use 10wt in my Defender. The stock 30wt made...

    I use 10wt in my Defender. The stock 30wt made it way too bouncy and toylike to my liking. Now when I drive in high gear over uneven terrain the shocks even out the bumps, while the body "floats"...
  9. Thread: Driveshaft ?

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    Or if you want the newest type, the socalled...

    Or if you want the newest type, the socalled "extreme heavy duty" driveshafts (complete):

    Front: https://traxxas.com/products/parts/6851A
    Rear: https://traxxas.com/products/parts/6852A
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    Try moving the servo saver horn one or two...

    Try moving the servo saver horn one or two notches in the opposite direction, so that the servo "overshoots" the same amount in both directions.

    To solve the problem permanently, I can highly...
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    According to the manual, a 9T pinion gear should...

    According to the manual, a 9T pinion gear should work with the stock 54T spur gear.

    It sounds like you either have had the mesh wrong (probably too loose), or you got the wrong pitch on the 9T...
  12. Traxxas 8036 comes without the power supply, so i...

    Traxxas 8036 comes without the power supply, so i guess you have the 8035 (or maybe you bought the power supply separately, TRA8028).
    Anyhow, you need to get an extension with a JST plug (like the...
  13. Yes, just plug the motor bullets straight into...

    Yes, just plug the motor bullets straight into the ESC. After two years use I've not had a single issue with it. The board is epoxied in there and can't be "flexed". (Btw. I guess you are asking...
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    Yes, they fit! In addition I'd recommend the...

    Yes, they fit!

    In addition I'd recommend the Tekno aluminium hexes (the plastic hexes in the kits are way too soft):...
  15. Thread: Tsm Problem

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    Are you sure the multifunction dial is set to...

    Are you sure the multifunction dial is set to TSM? It sounds like the function is set to dual rate.
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    GTR shocks for the Slash 4x4 Ultimate are great:...

    GTR shocks for the Slash 4x4 Ultimate are great:

    Front: https://traxxas.com/search?keyword=7461
    Rear: https://traxxas.com/search?keyword=7462
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    Yes, this is the original Rally which I believe...

    Yes, this is the original Rally which I believe came with the LCG chassis before the same chassis was introduced on the Slash 4x4:
    https://traxxas.com/sites/default/files/74076-3-OM-EN-R02-Rally.pdf
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    The main problem is the lack of endpoint...

    The main problem is the lack of endpoint adjustment possibilities on the TQi radio, but there are countless examples of stripped gears when installing the servo arm on the 2065's.

    I use this...
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    Finally! Metal geared 2065X servo

    This is great news! But very expensive...

    https://traxxas.com/products/parts/2065X
    https://www.rccaraction.com/traxxas-2065x-2080x-metal-gear-servos+
  20. Thread: Tekno m6's

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    You cannot use the stock hexes, but the ones with...

    You cannot use the stock hexes, but the ones with 6mm axle holes should work (aluminium, I hope).
  21. Thread: Tekno m6's

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    Yes, those are the correct ones for the rear:...

    Yes, those are the correct ones for the rear:
    https://www.teknorc.com/shop/tkr6852x-m6-driveshafts-and-hub-carriers-for-slashstmpd-4x4-rear-6mm/

    And for the front:...
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    Maybe you're not pushing the connector firmly...

    Maybe you're not pushing the connector firmly enough onto the pins. Mine is almost too tight, but at first I also thought is was very loose until I applied a little more force to it and it slipped...
  23. Thread: RedRush1 Build

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    Welcome back to the addiction! :thumbup: ...

    Welcome back to the addiction! :thumbup:

    Looks like you have done your homework on upgrades. :woot:
    The P4de VXL was my first RC too, after a hiatus of thirty years away from the hobby.

    I use...
  24. Thread: Ball bearings

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    I know it was just a typo, Squeegie, but the...

    I know it was just a typo, Squeegie, but the inside bearing is 10x15x4mm. ;)
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    If I have misinterpreted your post, I apologize,...

    If I have misinterpreted your post, I apologize, but I'm not sure what you mean by misinformation. No-one has claimed that the power tap on the XL5HV ESC is anything else than a power tap of the...
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