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    So that is 15mm front and 18mm rear. Where do you...

    So that is 15mm front and 18mm rear. Where do you measure from?
  2. KV is the RPM the motor will turn depending on...

    KV is the RPM the motor will turn depending on the voltage applied.

    kV refers to R.P.M./Volt. It is how motors are rated, and does not mean KiloVolts. If we have a 12V electronic speed controller...
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    Yah, Iíve started that process and weíll see...

    Yah, Iíve started that process and weíll see where it goes.

    Did some tinkering last night and reduced the ride height which moved the underbody further away from the wheels. Weíll see if that...
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    As has already been stated, You canít go wrong...

    As has already been stated, You canít go wrong with either the Slash or Rustler. They are both flexible platforms that can be modified / upgrade as your needs change.

    My main advice is to ensure...
  5. Castle makes great systems, I have the Mamba X /...

    Castle makes great systems, I have the Mamba X / 2400kv in one of my Slashes, works great.

    Hobbywing also makes great systems, find they tend to be a bit more affordable than Castle, their...
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    Hi ReglarGuy, Thanks for the response. I use...

    Hi ReglarGuy, Thanks for the response.

    I use the very same balancer as you do, works great!

    Maybe I got a bad set of wheels, as they definitely balloon and rub against the undercarriage. Weird...
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    OEM Traxxas Tire / Wheel Combo Rubbing?

    Hi,

    I bought my XO-1 used, and it came with GRP 1/8 tires, which are shorter than the stock combo. Decided I wanted the Oem look, so picked up a new Traxxas set, and I must say, Iím a bit...
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    What modifications did you have to do, for this...

    What modifications did you have to do, for this to fit?
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    GRP 1/8 tires and wheels will fit fine. They are...

    GRP 1/8 tires and wheels will fit fine. They are a bit shorter than stock but they come in a variety of hardness and therefore you can get something that will last longer but be less grippy.

    ...
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    Yah, let us know how you make out. Itís...

    Yah, let us know how you make out.

    Itís really amazing how versatile the Slash 4x4 is. In this ďminiĒ XO-1 configuration, itís rock solid, runs straight and can reach some crazy speeds.
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    The 38T spur is a traxxas part, believe itís off...

    The 38T spur is a traxxas part, believe itís off a E-Revo. I run the Revo heavy duty slipper, hence it fits. The pinion is a standard Mod1 for a 5mm shaft motor. Fits great in the stock mount but not...
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    Time for a new body, decided to stick with the...

    Time for a new body, decided to stick with the GT2 Corvette and paint it Alert Orange. Itís too bad itís going to get trashed sooner or later! Lol.
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  13. Thanks for the suggestions. Ive checked the...

    Thanks for the suggestions. Ive checked the bearings and their fine. Havenít considered corner balancing, but Iím going to give it a go. Whatís the easiest way to do it, use 4 digital scales, one at...
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    I had the same issue, and it turned out the...

    I had the same issue, and it turned out the receiver needed replacing. Basically, channel 2 stopped working.
  15. Converted Slash 4x4 Handles Much Better at Speed than XO-1?

    Hoping someone can help me figure out how to make the XO-1 more manageable when going 65+ MPH. Iíve read every post and have implemented pretty much every suggestion, but still a handful.

    X0-1...
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    I’ve found that when attaching the battery to the...

    I’ve found that when attaching the battery to the ESC, I greatly reduce the POP, by angling the connectors such that the positive terminal touches first. Seems to work on my Deans connectors.
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    It would help to know what ďtop speedĒ youíre...

    It would help to know what ďtop speedĒ youíre looking to achieve. The 14/54 combo suggested is good for about 30mph on 2s and closer to 50mph on 3s (theoretical).

    To keep temps down, you may need...
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    I buy lead tape from Amazon. It’s the same stuff...

    I buy lead tape from Amazon. It’s the same stuff golfers use to add weight to their clubs. I cut off small squares and stick them to the inside of the wheel. Just pile it up until the wheel is...
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    Speed Build - Sunday Experiment

    My son and I were bored, and so we decided to "speed-up" our speed build, by soldering together a battery adapter to allow us to run 2, 3S batteries on our Mamba X / Surpass 2600KV motor. The Surpass...
  20. Thanks guys for the pictures and details. Really...

    Thanks guys for the pictures and details. Really appreciate the support!
  21. Which motor is that? Did you modify the motor...

    Which motor is that? Did you modify the motor plate?
  22. Diameter, while using the stock motor plate. I...

    Diameter, while using the stock motor plate. I was thinking of picking up an Arrma BLX 2050KV motor only because its affordable.
  23. Sorry, should have mentioned it's a LCG chassis....

    Sorry, should have mentioned it's a LCG chassis. With that in mind, do you think my current MOD1 setup of 22/38 would still fit?
  24. What's The Largest Motor The Stock Mounts Can Support

    Hi Everyone,

    Playing around with speed runs, and noticing some very high motor temps due to aggressive gearing / with 4S lipo, on the existing Castle 2400KV / Mamba X combo.

    From your...
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    Truggy Body Suggestions

    Looking for advice.

    Want a new body, thatíll fit my Lcg, where the front will sit over the shock tower (such that the shock towers are not exposed) but the rear will allow for a buggy wing (using...
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