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    I lost the foam in my truck, and haven't been...

    I lost the foam in my truck, and haven't been bothered to get a replacement. My battery stays put.
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    No problem. I figured I would post for anybody...

    No problem. I figured I would post for anybody else who has the same question along the way.
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    if you have a new slash, make sure that the...

    if you have a new slash, make sure that the Stability System is not on full. My son's trim on his trucks controller was turned all of the way to the right and it shimmied back and forth.
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    I just charged my 7 Cell Traxxas Powercell series...

    I just charged my 7 Cell Traxxas Powercell series 5 5,000mAh battery on my Onyx 230 charger. The battery was not completely deal. I set it to charge at 5A and it ran about 4.95 max, charged for 60...
  5. Yeah, I have a Slash 4x4 that I just bought for...

    Yeah, I have a Slash 4x4 that I just bought for my son who is 10. I have a Rustler VXL that I bought for myself years ago. We only run NiMh in those models. Slash came with 3,000, we bought a...
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    I'd recommend 1). Sway bar kit. ~$20 2). ...

    I'd recommend
    1). Sway bar kit. ~$20
    2). aluminum shock caps ~$12.

    I picked up this hex set at my local hobby shop. Came in really handy when I had to tear down the rear differential on my...
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    On the traxxas website: ...

    On the traxxas website: https://traxxas.com/pitpass/howto/news/clean-to-dirty-and-back

    They use some cleaner, like Simple Green. A hose to gently wash it down. Compressed air to dry it out. ...
  8. Question on charge rates on Traxxas EZ-Peak Dual Charger

    I just got a Traxxas Slash 4x4 for my 10 year old son. It came with an 8.4V PowerCell 3000mAH battery. We also bought him a 8.4V PowerCell 5,000mAh battery pack.

    We have thus far been using my...
  9. Here is the other thread;...

    Here is the other thread;
    http://monster.traxxas.com/showthread.php?t=479244&highlight=frustrated

    It was my rear wheels which were way too tight. There was no holding of the half-shaft with any...
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    I'm an owner of both nitro vehicles and electric...

    I'm an owner of both nitro vehicles and electric vehicles. I think both clearly have their place.

    Hobbies should be about doing what you enjoy and spending time doing what makes you happy. ...
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    The Lipo's are still going to deliver 11.1v of...

    The Lipo's are still going to deliver 11.1v of power as opposed to 7.2v....so the Lipo's will make the truck much faster overall.
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    Because I've got the time and it's easier on the...

    Because I've got the time and it's easier on the batteries. I'm running EnerG 4600mah packs and they last almost 40 minutes....so I don't often drive through more than 1 or 2 packs at any...
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    I've got both nitros (Tmaxx and RC10GT) and a...

    I've got both nitros (Tmaxx and RC10GT) and a Rustler VXL. Cost-wise, I don't really think there is much difference.

    The thing that I like about the new Rustler VXL is the ease of use and lack...
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    Yeah, while the airbrushed bodies can look...

    Yeah, while the airbrushed bodies can look awesome..I find that I wouldn't want to run and bash with them. It just seems a waste to put too much time, effort or money into a body that you are just...
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    I too went through the fun of trying to remove...

    I too went through the fun of trying to remove the rear tires from my Brand new Rustler VXL. I stripped out the first 7mm tool that I tried to use, I then broke the 7mm tool from my T-maxx.

    I...
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    My wife made the shock covers for my Tmaxx and is...

    My wife made the shock covers for my Tmaxx and is getting ready to make a set for my new Rustler VXL as well. We just go to the fabric store and get a remnant of spandex. Then, we cut it down to...
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    I just bought a Brushless Rustler myself and did...

    I just bought a Brushless Rustler myself and did quite a bit of reading about batteries. As these guys have said, the Venom brand has a pretty high failure right with these high draw systems. But...
  18. Yeah, that's why I wanted to go with quality NiMh...

    Yeah, that's why I wanted to go with quality NiMh cells. When I got done running, my motor was a bit hot, the speed controller heat sink was a bit warm and I was surprised with how cool the battery...
  19. Gotcha....well, I've been doing RC stuff for 20+...

    Gotcha....well, I've been doing RC stuff for 20+ years so I realize that everybody has a preference and the Internet gives people a podium. But I always manage to learn something about the super...
  20. Not going to start a battery war. I'm more than...

    Not going to start a battery war. I'm more than satisfied with my battery choice and it was made after a fair amount of research and deliberation. Somebody who wants more power, speed and...
  21. Like I said, I know the lipos go faster. I...

    Like I said, I know the lipos go faster. I didn't want faster and am glad that I made that decision thus far. Tower hobbies didn't have the SMC EnerG's in a side-by-side config...or else I might...
  22. I bought this electric as something that I could...

    I bought this electric as something that I could easily mess around with, with my kids. My kids are young (daughter will be 5 at xmas and son is 2 in July). So, since I knew that my kids would...
  23. What you can expect with Rustler VLX on NiMh.

    So, I just bought a Rustler VXL from Tower Hobbies and I ran it for the first time tonight.

    It's 100% stock and I opted to start out with a SMC EnerG 4600Mah 6-cell 7.2V NiMh stick pack. I did a...
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    I just got off the phone with technical support...

    I just got off the phone with technical support and they told me that the Vision Peak 2 charger does NOT flash all of the lights or beep upon completion. He says the full light flashes green and the...
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    I've got a Vision Peak 2 and when it finishes, it...

    I've got a Vision Peak 2 and when it finishes, it just flashes the green full light and blinks the amber LED for the charge rate. I've never had everything flash on this charger.

    It also says in...
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