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    I usually run an E-Maxx body on the extended...

    I usually run an E-Maxx body on the extended chassis to fit the +2 1/2" of wheelbase.
    The Slash, or in this case HPI SC, bodies fit too, More or less. I hack the fenders BIGTIME!

    I haven't bought...
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    Depending on the grinding bit, it may be too...

    Depending on the grinding bit, it may be too rough and/or melt it. I like the by hand approach.
    Either that or a steel bit on a drill press where you could care fully control and duplicate the...
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    The lastest Stampede

    Just something for the lonely Stampede forum.
    I've been racing a lot of Slash and Rustler and tangling tires,
    so I decided to put on some fenders.
    It's the same extended Stampede rig you've seen...
  4. Blinking green is usually no radio/recvr link or...

    Blinking green is usually no radio/recvr link or calibration issues.
    Did you bind the new receiver to the radio?
    If not, bind it, then calibrate again.
  5. Only the rear will be wider. I like the Stampede...

    Only the rear will be wider. I like the Stampede rear arms on a Slash!
    The front width is the same. The bodymounts are the same.
    You may need the Slash steering links if not alreadt on the...
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    My daily driver

    Just a little something for the fans of Stampedes in the lonely Stampede forum today.
    ...
  7. Ive had good luck with the Kinexis system by...

    Ive had good luck with the Kinexis system by Horizon. This will be rebranded under ONYX starting Aug 8 apparently.
    The systems cost around 130CA$ and I had a really hard time killing the motor. I...
  8. It's not the worst place for a little extra...

    It's not the worst place for a little extra weight from alum.
    I like RPM arms. Ive used RPM bulkhead. Didn't see a difference from stock
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    It may very well be braking. If the neutral...

    It may very well be braking.
    If the neutral position is off, the ESC may think it's in braking position.
    Best to recalibrate the radio to the ESC if there is ever any doubt!
  10. I see what you mean now. I have encountered those...

    I see what you mean now. I have encountered those thicker ones from time to time on parts trucks.
    Maybe they are the Tamiyas...

    On the main hinge pins front and back and the secondary hinge pins...
  11. Where'd you find the 0.8mm's and 0.5mm's? That's...

    Where'd you find the 0.8mm's and 0.5mm's? That's a gem of info I'd really like, and many can use!
  12. Master? Me? I don't think so... Shim shiminy,...

    Master? Me? I don't think so...
    Shim shiminy, shim shiminy, shim shim sharoo. Good luck will rub off when I crash into you!

    So when I do a rebuild, I set aside the used teflon washers. Some are...
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    Its a stock Slash HCG "High Center of Gravity" or...

    Its a stock Slash HCG "High Center of Gravity" or original chassis if you prefer, and it's an XL-5.
    Your XL-5 ESC should be 2S capable and transmission should be brushless ready(steel gears).
    ...
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    It's most likely the idler gear inside the...

    It's most likely the idler gear inside the gearbox. Possibly the top shaft or differential but idlers tend to go.
    Your model (especially the other one) may have a plastic idler gear. Be sure to...
  15. Looking good. I love to slam the bodies as well....

    Looking good. I love to slam the bodies as well. Whats the first body?
    Whats the overall height? Under 7"?
    I like the second one too. I run Rustler bodies.
    I've gotten the height down as low as 6...
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    Alas no. The flu has put me 2 weeks behind on...

    Alas no. The flu has put me 2 weeks behind on everything in life.
    I've barely had time to rip the Dirt Reaper around the technical track!
    Also I have come to find that the small battery I had...
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    Thanks. My favorite build yet. I'm going to make...

    Thanks. My favorite build yet. I'm going to make an oval track now, just for this bad girl!
  18. If electro-mechanical speed control is present,...

    If electro-mechanical speed control is present, ditch it and get an Electronic Speed Controller.
    First check is plugs. Make sure esc is plugged into throttle port on RX.
    When in doubt recalibrate!...
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    Even if I didn't get my butt kicked by the flu, I...

    Even if I didn't get my butt kicked by the flu, I still would have voted against the video.

    But Little Dirty Daisy is done!! Named after my old 1:1 offroad feature winner!
    ...
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    Above you can see where I ground out the space...

    Above you can see where I ground out the space for the shocks and tower.
    That hole could have been better... I had to make the wide alum. support seen below.
    Also I had to make up the green piece...
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    LOL. It's funny you say that because it was...

    LOL. It's funny you say that because it was originally a Rustler kit.
    I already used most of the kit on a Slash LCG. It's basically a Rustler......
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    Grey for front, black for rear. Using the...

    Grey for front, black for rear.
    Using the thicker grey ones, will take away that slop and allow the wheel nut to tighten properly.
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    Dirt Modified Stampede

    There's no pictures on the Google so I assume nearly NOBODY has done one...?
    I'd love to see yours if you have!!!

    Just a few more things to work out but I'm getting pretty good at this now.
    I...
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    Are you using a grey wheel hex on the front?

    Are you using a grey wheel hex on the front?
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    I make these for every truck now. I'm using 0.030...

    I make these for every truck now. I'm using 0.030 Lexan.
    Many different versions, shapes and sizes...
    And colours...

    Black for Bad Street
    ...
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