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    I have proline badlands 2.8 but they are too tall...

    I have proline badlands 2.8 but they are too tall and too skinny for the rustler. I got them premounted on some proline rims, maybe the rims are too skinny?
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    If you think 2s is fast, get ready for 3s! ...

    If you think 2s is fast, get ready for 3s! You're gonna have a blast.

    On 3s, I was breaking arms, shocks, axles.
  3. On my rustler, the first to break was shocks and...

    On my rustler, the first to break was shocks and axles. Then the arms broke after a few sets of axles. Other than that, it has been problem free
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    Looks like fun. You got that thing slammed.

    Looks like fun. You got that thing slammed.
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    The pistons should rebound about 1cm without...

    The pistons should rebound about 1cm without springs.
  6. The 4x4 vxl comes with two battery hold downs, ...

    The 4x4 vxl comes with two battery hold downs, the standard one for 3s flat, and an XL for the double tall like this. The ZEEE lipo should fit perfect with the larger hold down
  7. The 4x4 rustler VXL has a 5.5" battery tray so...

    The 4x4 rustler VXL has a 5.5" battery tray so you can only use short batteries, preferrably if the cables come out the top. This one fits perfect:

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07PK16WB2
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    Yes. The slash body is too long for the Rustler.

    Yes. The slash body is too long for the Rustler.
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    You should first measure the temps at the motor

    You should first measure the temps at the motor
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    I should have been more clear. Put slash 4x4...

    I should have been more clear. Put slash 4x4 shock towers on a clipless rustler and you can run all the OG rustler bodies. Wheelbase does not change, just slightly different post holes in th...
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    You mention that you have 3S lipo at home. ...

    You mention that you have 3S lipo at home. Keep in mind the Rustler 4x4 vxl has a short battery tray, 5.5 inches. Common size lipos (like from Slash) wont fit, you have to get shorty lipos. ...
  12. Gearing down will give you more acceleration and...

    Gearing down will give you more acceleration and less top speed that you want
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    Pay for shipping and ill send you these retainers...

    Pay for shipping and ill send you these retainers for free
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    Pro-line has a screw/adapter kit that comes with...

    Pro-line has a screw/adapter kit that comes with everything you need to mount a full set on rustler, plus more. Its like $9. Should be advertised on the same page where you bought the shocks
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    You can fit aftermarket bodies if you swap the...

    You can fit aftermarket bodies if you swap the shock towers & shock mounts to appropriate slash 4x4 vxl.
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    I saw one of the Russian bodies. Soft, pliable...

    I saw one of the Russian bodies. Soft, pliable polyurethane. Does not hold body shape well, sure it's "unbreakable" but so is an upside-down shoe box with body mount holes
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    Pinning the throttle and running flat-out does...

    Pinning the throttle and running flat-out does not make heat. Several hard starts and stops in succession make heat. A flat out run would have probably cooled your car down.
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    Yes the traxxas VXL system will get hot on 3S...

    Yes the traxxas VXL system will get hot on 3S lipo. Don't worry that you overheated it, the ESC shuts down and blinks red before any damage can happen.

    The wires will get hot no matter what,...
  19. I am on stock wheels and I am snapping/bending...

    I am on stock wheels and I am snapping/bending metal CVD's (tekno M6) very easily on 3S lipo.
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    Nice! I wanted to put 2.2" RPM wheels on mine...

    Nice! I wanted to put 2.2" RPM wheels on mine as well, the rear wheels fit but I cannot find a set of 2.2" wheels that fit over my front c-hubs. Might need something with less backspacing/more...
  21. I am also confused with the Tekno M6...

    I am also confused with the Tekno M6 instructions. The toe was not a problem, but I do not understand the bump steer. according to the Tekno instructions, they can be set up for Front End toe out...
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    Switch to proline

    Switch to proline
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    I have been weighing parts. Traxxas fancy blue...

    I have been weighing parts. Traxxas fancy blue camber arms weigh 1.5 grams less each, than stock. Tekno m6 axle conversion weighs 1 gram less on each corner. RPM arms weigh 1.5 grams Less on each...
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    Ordering cheap batteries but paying expensive...

    Ordering cheap batteries but paying expensive shipping, it's like getting the Big Mac combo with a large Diet Coke. U make no sense.
  25. Thread: Battery size

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    the rustler 4x4 VXL has a very short battery...

    the rustler 4x4 VXL has a very short battery tray. The largest Traxxas battery that I could fit is part number 2849X.... and you still have to smash the cables badly (or cut the battery tray) to...
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