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  1. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Traxxas sent me a new one. I hope I wonít be...

    Traxxas sent me a new one. I hope I wonít be losing pins constantly. [emoji23]


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  2. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Not sure. I guess Iíll keep an eye on them and...

    Not sure. I guess Iíll keep an eye on them and see if they get worse. They taper a bit so the thinnest part of the metal is at the contact point of the dog bone. Mine have worn into the thicker...
  3. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Thanks for the input. Traxxas came through as...

    Thanks for the input. Traxxas came through as usual and is sending me a new dog bone. The down time is kind of annoying though. Iím really exercising this 30 day warranty lol.


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  4. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Well, today I lost the pins that attach to the...

    Well, today I lost the pins that attach to the dog bone on the right rear drive cup. Ended up with front wheel drive only. Either Iím a terrible driver or this thing has a lot of gremlins. [emoji58]...
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    FWIW, when I was speaking with the Traxxas tech...

    FWIW, when I was speaking with the Traxxas tech after I busted both stock servos, he suggested I switch to the 2255 servo along with the heavier 5344x servo saver spring since the stocks werenít...
  6. Thread: Motor Failure

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    I guess you might as well tell me what fails...

    I guess you might as well tell me what fails next! lol.


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  7. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Thanks for the replies. I will take a look at the...

    Thanks for the replies. I will take a look at the Savox and Power HD. On the positive side, Traxxas customer service came through again. Theyíre sending me two new servos. Iím going to go aftermarket...
  8. Thread: Motor Failure

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    The carnage continues. I smoked both steering...

    The carnage continues. I smoked both steering servos while out on a bash today. They just spin infinitely in one direction now lol. Any recommendations on replacements that are better than stock,...
  9. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Sounds good. Iíll keep an eye on it. Sent...

    Sounds good. Iíll keep an eye on it.


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  10. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Motor Failure

    Everything is still running well. I took out the e-revo 2.0 and my Revo 3.3 today. The 2.0 ran great and I was getting some nice air time off some jumps I found. I noticed the pillow balls backed out...
  11. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Thanks. A lot of your advice and tips really...

    Thanks. A lot of your advice and tips really helped me out. Weíll see what I break next haha.


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  12. Thread: Motor Failure

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    I went out and tested the new hardware. It made a...

    I went out and tested the new hardware. It made a HUGE difference! I ran packs back to back and the highest temp I hit was about 150. It was only 70 degrees ambient temp, so that may have helped as...
  13. Thread: Motor Failure

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    I had some time today to get the fans spliced...

    I had some time today to get the fans spliced together. It wasnít my best soldering job since the wires were so small, but it works!
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  14. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Iíll keep monitoring the temperature difference...

    Iíll keep monitoring the temperature difference and adjust my warning on the app accordingly. Iím going to cut the fan wires and solder them together, so I donít have to wait for another adapter. For...
  15. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Motor Failure

    The parts I ordered came in this morning, which was a pleasant surprise! Passing all the wiring through into the receiver box was a royal PITA. I did end up getting everything routed and mounted...
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    I would suggest opening the motor just to verify...

    I would suggest opening the motor just to verify thatís the issue before ordering a new one.


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  17. Thread: Motor Failure

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    It really is unfortunate. I hope I didnít cook...

    It really is unfortunate. I hope I didnít cook this second motor already by going to 215. I Havenít had time to run it again to make sure itís still okay. Hopefully the issue will be fixed once I...
  18. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Okay. Iíll see how it works out when my order...

    Okay. Iíll see how it works out when my order gets here on Monday.


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    I donít think a full throttle application from a...

    I donít think a full throttle application from a dead stop would have done damage necessarily. I did just have a stock motor seize up on me about a week ago though. Same symptoms as you describe. I...
  20. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Thanks for the photos! Did you end up having to...

    Thanks for the photos! Did you end up having to move the motor to the high CG position on the motor mount to fit the heat sink, or were you able to leave it at the stock low CG? Itís a 30 day...
  21. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Makes sense. I went ahead and ordered everything....

    Makes sense. I went ahead and ordered everything. Now I just have to wait until Monday to set it all up! Next thing on the list is converting all my terminals to XT60.


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  22. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Sounds good. You still get accurate temp? I...

    Sounds good. You still get accurate temp? I noticed the middle of the motor can tended to be the hottest. Thanks for the on-going assistance!


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  23. Thread: Motor Failure

    by RV88
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    Rick, Was there interference between the zip...

    Rick,

    Was there interference between the zip tie that holds the temp sensor and the heat sink/fan mount. I ordered the yeah racing setup, but I noticed the temp sensor mounts with a zip tie around...
  24. Thread: Motor Failure

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    Perfect! Thank you. Sent from my iPad using...

    Perfect! Thank you.


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  25. Thread: Motor Failure

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    I was watching some YouTube videos on installing...

    I was watching some YouTube videos on installing the temp/voltage sensor. It seems like thereís an additional adapter that plugs into the ESC or battery leads where the red connector goes for the...
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