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    D8's are awesome no doubt but you're going to...

    D8's are awesome no doubt but you're going to have to do some modification to make them fit. You can still do a major upgrade just with big bore shocks, stiffer springs and the heavier grade oil...
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    Try heating it up with a heat gun and push it out...

    Try heating it up with a heat gun and push it out from underneath. I had the same thing happen to my '66 F100 body when i ran it into my truck. heat gun did the trick.
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    You need to do the heat shrink mod, holds pins in...

    You need to do the heat shrink mod, holds pins in place.
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    sand and salt water...the clean up would be epic.

    sand and salt water...the clean up would be epic.
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    dropping the chassis and inch and stretching the...

    dropping the chassis and inch and stretching the wheelbase an inch and a half seems like it would HAVE to add stability and make it more aero friendly I'd think, but you'd need to go LCG to get that....
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    you need a shorter center drive shaft and drive...

    you need a shorter center drive shaft and drive shaft cover. Also need a new battery hold down and mount. it's shorter in the stampede.
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    IIRC that's what the manual recommends.

    IIRC that's what the manual recommends.
  8. Thread: My P4de

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    Red and Blue also work fine for dye jobs, I've...

    Red and Blue also work fine for dye jobs, I've done both. Michael's sells the RIT white dye, I want to give it a shot just to see the results.
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    I put on a an extra layer of spray on leak seal...

    I put on a an extra layer of spray on leak seal as a last finishing coat and it's the same deal. The extra durability is worth it.
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    I've seen enough bearing casings completely void...

    I've seen enough bearing casings completely void of any lubricant after routine cleaning to never use WD-40 anywhere near it.
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    I have no idea what the criteria for regulating...

    I have no idea what the criteria for regulating that is. It seems all over the place. I've seen them moderate posts that had nothing out of the ordinary, especially when compared to entire threads...
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    FYI WD-40 is a de-greaser. It's a common misnomer...

    FYI WD-40 is a de-greaser. It's a common misnomer that it's a lubricant. It will actually repel lubricant and even wiping down bearing housings with a cloth slightly misted with WD-40 will lead to...
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    I clean it in my utility sink and then hang it up...

    I clean it in my utility sink and then hang it up above to drip while I blow obvious excess off with a compressor. You have to be careful though because compressed air can blow grease and oil out of...
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    I run the reds. T8087 & T8088 ...

    I run the reds.

    T8087 & T8088

    http://www.integy.com/st_prod.html?p_prodid=6418#.Vvw1DXrchxs
    http://www.integy.com/st_prod.html?p_prodid=6417#.Vvw1NHrchxs
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    Me too. ;) ...

    Me too. ;)

    http://i1038.photobucket.com/albums/a466/CounterTrey/14_zpswp4hyr87.jpg
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    A progressive spring will increase push back as...

    A progressive spring will increase push back as the load increases, linear will not, it's steady.
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    The stock springs with that weight oil and the...

    The stock springs with that weight oil and the Big Bores absolutely is NOT sufficient IMO. Way too soft, you need a stiffer spring IMO. I went with Integy progressives, the pack comes with 3...
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    I have MIP shafts and Big Bore shocks with 45W...

    I have MIP shafts and Big Bore shocks with 45W oil running and have been very pleased with the results. The springs suck though and I bought a set of Integy progressives and am running the reds. MUCH...
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    Oh and FWIW I've found it's easier to trim the...

    Oh and FWIW I've found it's easier to trim the body and get it fully cut out before I paint it.
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    I do the goo mod for all of our bodies but I have...

    I do the goo mod for all of our bodies but I have a slightly different way of doing it based on what yours looks like. I'm betting yours took a lot longer, you have a lot of strips cut there. I'll...
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    2.5? You're using way too much. I use about 3/4...

    2.5? You're using way too much. I use about 3/4 of one tube to do an entire body. If you want it more bullet proof then finish it off with spray leak seal, the undercoating stuff you buy for your...
  22. Same here Briber.

    Same here Briber.
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    We're up to Lipos now, no reason not to if the...

    We're up to Lipos now, no reason not to if the trucks are set up right in Lipo mode. I had them run the Nickel packs for a few months though. Only 2s though obviously, but even if they could take a...
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    I've never run them on my VXL (the 2 brushed...

    I've never run them on my VXL (the 2 brushed trucks are my boys and are fairly stock). So not sure but from the feedback I've seen and based on the firmness of the tires themselves I'd guess they...
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    Sure is, it came out a little dark but it works.

    Sure is, it came out a little dark but it works.
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