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    Rear Toe 2wd Rustler Help

    First pic is the rpm tranny with 3deg toe in.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200330/e34ad22e62b803220d191617ecc5ed37.jpg

    2nd pic is FLM trans with 4deg toe in
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    Can you take a pic looking straight down from...

    Can you take a pic looking straight down from above the vehicle, vehicle pointing forward?


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    Rear Toe 2wd Rustler Help

    Well, we know that there is no adjustment for rear toe-in/out. The fixed setting is only affected by hardware like the inboard a-arm mounts/toe blocks that some transmission manufacturers offer, or...
  4. Thread: Soldering?

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    Isopropyl is definitely your friend! I had to...

    Isopropyl is definitely your friend! I had to re-up the other day, and I usually get the MG Chemicals stuff. I think itís 99.9% or thereabouts. Not surprisingly, it was sold out. I forgot that...
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    I donít see anything obvious there. What kind of...

    I donít see anything obvious there. What kind of toe measurements are you getting now?


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  6. Thread: Soldering?

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    Youíll like it. The thermal recovery is very...

    Youíll like it. The thermal recovery is very fast. Simple to use also.


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  7. Thread: Soldering?

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    First of all, read this: ...

    First of all, read this:


    https://www.rctech.net/forum/radio-electronics/336870-how-solder-correctly-not-so-brief-lesson.html

    Itís a little older, so some of the product links are dead, but...
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    Rear Toe 2wd Rustler Help

    Do I do speed runs? Not really, mostly a basher. But Iíve had the gearing to where it was probably going around 65 or so. And even with the stock body and ribbed tires, it tracked straight.

    Can...
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    The rear toe is fixed, affected by either the...

    The rear toe is fixed, affected by either the inboard a-arm mounts, or some of the different bearing carriers that are available.

    The only adjustable setting is the camber, provided you have the...
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    One thing to consider- if youíre really trying to...

    One thing to consider- if youíre really trying to get your camber dialed in, you will get more accuracy by using unmounted wheels only. The tire sidewalk that protrudes over the wheel lip makes it...
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    Clicking is usually a bad sign... Sounds like you...

    Clicking is usually a bad sign... Sounds like you chewed up some gears, either in the tranny or the differential. Youíll probably need to disassemble it to get to the bottom of it.

    If youíre new...
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    Who manually sets their gear mesh

    The thing about paper is- what weight paper are we talking about? Obviously, from card stock to tracing paper, thereís quite a range. Personally, I feel a lot more comfortable setting it manually by...
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    I do. The paper method is fine too, but I like to...

    I do. The paper method is fine too, but I like to set the mesh by sliding gears together, and just checking to see that the spur gears can rock back and forth ever so lightly, without moving the...
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    Your screw/hinge pin for that left rear arm is...

    Your screw/hinge pin for that left rear arm is unthreading itself too. I have that same problem with one of our Rustlers. The other one has Lunsford hinge pins with e-clips, which so far have stayed...
  15. Iím not a huge fan of traxxas electronics, but I...

    Iím not a huge fan of traxxas electronics, but I will say that their customer service and tech support is top notch. Their staff is knowledgeable, smart, and eager to help solve your problems. Iíve...
  16. Thread: Finally done!

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    Thatís gorgeous man! Nice work [emoji2939] ...

    Thatís gorgeous man! Nice work [emoji2939]


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    If thatís a brushless motor, totally normal for...

    If thatís a brushless motor, totally normal for the shaft to rotate in ďclicksĒ when itís not receiving power and youíre turning it by hand. Hereís a good video that explain a bit:

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    Iíd use loctite or vibratite on the two motor...

    Iíd use loctite or vibratite on the two motor screws also, since itís metal to metal.

    And yes, definitely wait 24 hours.


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    The paper method is pretty reliable, but you...

    The paper method is pretty reliable, but you really need to check your work after youíre done. Often times, the spur gear is not perfectly round, and so some teeth may be spot on while some others...
  20. Thread: ESC Over Heats

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    That should help with the cooling, maybe not so...

    That should help with the cooling, maybe not so much the center of gravity.


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  21. Thread: ESC Over Heats

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    ESC Over Heats

    Fans are pretty cheap, right? Iíd run it until you fry it and then get the sw4. Or the mamba x if you want to spend a bit more.

    The castle b-link is a really nice add-on too.


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  22. Thread: ESC Over Heats

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    Geared 1:1 [emoji23] [emoji1360] Sent from...

    Geared 1:1 [emoji23] [emoji1360]


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  23. Thread: ESC Over Heats

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    The castles also have more programming options,...

    The castles also have more programming options, Bluetooth, etc.


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  24. Thread: ESC Over Heats

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    I wouldnít call their stuff junk, I just think...

    I wouldnít call their stuff junk, I just think the sw3/sct are old designs. The sw4 is great for a sensorless ESC. The mamba x 1/10 is also good quality for the price.

    I have the hobbywing max10...
  25. Thread: ESC Over Heats

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    ESC Over Heats

    I have a sidewinder sct, which I believe has pretty similar specs as the sw3. It definitely gets hot for me too, even using the castle 3800kv motor on 3s (2s is fine) and gearing around 78/25. I...
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