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    Icehawk: Do you have a Traxxas PN for the blue...

    Icehawk: Do you have a Traxxas PN for the blue A-Arms, or better yet, a link to them? I was under the impression that the Ruster 4x4 came with the HD arms already (just in black, not the 'pretty'...
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    For sure, investing in some quality tools will...

    For sure, investing in some quality tools will help to keep the problem from happening in the first place, but once you've stripped 'em, i'd suggest going with some Left-Hand-Twist drill bits. NOTE:...
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    I suspect that there is some amount of lot-to-lot...

    I suspect that there is some amount of lot-to-lot manufacturing variance of the final hue of the driveshafts at play here.

    I also suspect that there is some human-to-human difference in color...
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    MXPilot: Without applying labels, :) I guess...

    MXPilot:
    Without applying labels, :) I guess that I'd simply say that the driveshafts on my and my boy's rustler 4x4s are the same color as the images that you posted.

    Admittedly the surface...
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    Not sure that I've seen a Rustler 4x4 with grey...

    Not sure that I've seen a Rustler 4x4 with grey plastic drive-shafts, but if you've got 'em, then clearly they exist.
    Did you purchase the vehicle new from a dealer, or on the second-hand market?...
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    ... so, there is a 60-minute window allowed to be...

    ... so, there is a 60-minute window allowed to be able to 'edit' posts, and it look me about 70 minutes to:
    a) realize that I might be talking out my backside here,
    b) take a few minutes to...
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    What phone you carrying that has a Lithium...

    What phone you carrying that has a Lithium Polymer battery?

    While most phones that I'm familiar with have Lithium ION batteries, I've not heard of one with a LiPo battery. Lithium Ion are not as...
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    Got a Traxxas PN? I'm not sure what you are...

    Got a Traxxas PN? I'm not sure what you are referring to...
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    Woot!! Safe to assume that's not the stock...

    Woot!!

    Safe to assume that's not the stock motor/ESC in there...
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    Razzy: Since you mentioned that the tire seems...

    Razzy:
    Since you mentioned that the tire seems "kinda like it's out of balance", maybe it actually is. I had some water get in the tires of my Rustler 4x4, and at higher speeds, the wobble was...
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    Yea, sorry about forcing ya to sit thru that. ...

    Yea, sorry about forcing ya to sit thru that. For the record, the slipper clutch parts are shown side-by-side at ~ 3:25 into the video.
    The guy making the video also fails to address the lack of...
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    So... today I watched this video:...

    So... today I watched this video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NYCZbkZAnY
    that purports to show how to convert a Brushed Rustler 4x4 into a Brushless Rustler 4x4. As part of that conversion,...
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    If you are simply looking for replacement parts,...

    If you are simply looking for replacement parts, seems to me that a pair of these:
    https://traxxas.com/products/parts/6851A
    should get the job done, and all for (before shipping) $24

    If you are...
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    Well, I ordered some pinion gears for the boy's...

    Well, I ordered some pinion gears for the boy's Rustler 4x4. That count? :-)

    A couple of days ago, the boy and I upgraded his brushed Rustler 4x4 to Brushless by installing the motor and ESC from...
  15. Yea... So, all of Rustler 4x4 Forum-land: The...

    Yea...

    So, all of Rustler 4x4 Forum-land: The question still stands:

    What's in your differentials, and why?

    I'll start:
    Assuming that the Traxxas documentation is accurate, my Rustler 4x4...
  16. While I'd love to be proven wrong, it does not...

    While I'd love to be proven wrong, it does not seem as if the folks at Traxxas Central are in the habit of responding to nitty-gritty queries from (us) The Great Unwashed via this forum. They were...
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    Well, if you enjoyed the BRC back then, maybe...

    Well, if you enjoyed the BRC back then, maybe consider becoming a RiderCoach. I don't know how the MSF courses are administered out there in Michigan, but here in Vermont, (where the MSF curriculum...
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    Many Thanks, Seeker! I appreciate your taking the...

    Many Thanks, Seeker! I appreciate your taking the time to make this happen. While the image does make it plain just how much larger the trenchers are, it also highlights just how LITTLE actual...
  19. Thanks for correcting me, StDragon. I should have...

    Thanks for correcting me, StDragon. I should have known to look at the parts list. So at least we have a PN to be able to replicate the way that Traxxas shipped the Rustler 4x4.
    I'd really love to...
  20. The boy and I tend to take the Rustlers to a...

    The boy and I tend to take the Rustlers to a number of places with different surfaces:
    Out in the yard with some spill-over into the driveway and the street (so grass and pavement)
    The local park...
  21. StDragon: I don't know of any deficiencies in...

    StDragon:
    I don't know of any deficiencies in the stock set-up of the diffs, but by the same token, I don't have much experience (having had RC cars for all of 4 months now); what the heck do I...
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    lowpolyjoe: Sp2deSummit said it, but I'll...

    lowpolyjoe:

    Sp2deSummit said it, but I'll answer your question about charging the batteries in the 'lipo-safe-bags' by quoting the last few lines of the 'Product Description' for them on Amazon:
    ...
  23. Poll: What's in your (Rustler 4x4 VXL) Diffs?

    OK, well maybe not technically a poll, but I'm interested in what folks are putting in their front/rear differentials, and WHY. I know that some have gone to a center diff in place of their slipper...
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    ... all the above being said (and true), I keep...

    ... all the above being said (and true), I keep mine in individual lipo-safe bags, stashed inside of an "ammo-can" purchased at the local hobby shop. I find that I can then pull the individual...
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    Welcome Back! I just got into the hobby this...

    Welcome Back! I just got into the hobby this year, so you might know more than I do, but since you asked...

    Yes, XXL in the rear, and Long in the front.

    No, that link you provided is NOT the...
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