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    If cost is a consideration, I would stay away...

    If cost is a consideration, I would stay away from Lipo right now. The car will run much faster, and that means it will break more often, and that's even more money spent on repairs. Also Lipos are...
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    Welp, it's too late! It's on there already and...

    Welp, it's too late! It's on there already and cured. We'll find out today if it works. We'll find out if it worked too well later down the road. Either way, I'm glad I tried it because I learned...
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    Servo Horn Troubles

    I stripped the splines of the stock horn on my second outing. I replaced it with a metal one, but the little screw to the steering link worked it's way out on the next outing. Was I supposed to use...
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    Great Scott! Very nice find, thank you. Now...

    Great Scott!

    Very nice find, thank you. Now that I know what it is, I'll leave them be for the time being, especially for $60. I'm an upgrade as it breaks type of person. I think.
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    Were your front diffs locked when you tested it?

    Were your front diffs locked when you tested it?
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    Ah, ok. I see now and feel better about this. I...

    Ah, ok. I see now and feel better about this. I took some keywords out of your reply, did some searches, and came up with this explanatory demo:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Idk3BVDVHq4

    I...
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    So it sounds like nothing can be done about it. ...

    So it sounds like nothing can be done about it. My concern is that it's doing some damage. Do you all avoid maximum steering angle? How long is it before those parts need replacement?
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    Sure https://youtu.be/b8ry3CdoRK4 The...

    Sure
    https://youtu.be/b8ry3CdoRK4

    The behavior starts at 14 second mark. Mine does this too, except I'm able to reproduce it much faster than the video, and it doesn't need to be full...
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    Sport Shudders on Turns

    Does this happen to everyone with a Sport: flip it upside down, turn the steering, and then apply various amounts of throttle. Almost right away, mine begins to shake and shudder. There's a video...
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    Programmable Lights

    Doing some experiments using an Arduino to sniff the values of the servo and ESC, then using it to control lights.

    This is a headlight and turn signal concept:...
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    I was thinking of getting my first boat. Does...

    I was thinking of getting my first boat. Does the Blast have this problem or is it a Spartan thing?
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    It's Back!

    So glad to see it again. Fresh new look...

    https://m.traxxas.com/products/models/electric/funnycar
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    Take the motor out(or the pinion) and run the...

    Take the motor out(or the pinion) and run the motor without any load to narrow down the issue. Spin the tires with your hand see if there's additional resistance.
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    Well I just bought one, Courtney Force edition. ...

    Well I just bought one, Courtney Force edition. A certain un-named online retailer has them in stock.

    Buying mostly because it's so unusual, and 1/8 scale is interesting too. I don't collect RC...
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    What bugs me about your story is that they're a...

    What bugs me about your story is that they're a "boss", and the new guy at that. It's very poor leadership to find and highlight reasons to be at odds with your employees. Sheesh. A good boss...
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    Oh, very interesting. I have indeed been driving...

    Oh, very interesting. I have indeed been driving in a fine dirt/dusty area. Does WD-40 count as electrical spray cleaner? I'm afraid if I spray that in there it'll become greasy and then dirt will...
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    Is my Titan 12T dying?

    Hey Community,

    Been driving my stock brushed 2wd Slash for about half a year now. Several times recently I've stopped the car and then couldn't start again. Throttle is non-responsive, but the...
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    Curious About Funny Cars

    I keep thinking about these Funny Cars... are they any fun?

    I'm pretty new to RC and Traxxas. I did notice there used to be FC's but they were gone and now they're back. Is this something...
  19. Best Upgrade from Stock for Longer Run Time

    Hey Folks,

    My son and I have been having a blast with our stock 2wd Slash and Stampede. He is only six years old, so for us, the best upgrade would be for longer run times. I have us in Training...
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    Cool! Thanks. I was hoping it was something...

    Cool! Thanks. I was hoping it was something like that. Didn't want to take a screwdriver to it until I was sure. Awesome.
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    2075 Spline Size

    My first post here folks! One of my first repairs too. I bought a replacement servo and it came in a smaller spline size. It's the same part number: Traxxas brand 2075. How could I have messed...
  22. If needed, the truck can be set to "training...

    If needed, the truck can be set to "training mode" which cuts the top speed in half. I have a 6 year old and he's having a blast with it(so am I).
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