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  1. Tire diameter looks awfully low. 71ish mm? Is...

    Tire diameter looks awfully low. 71ish mm? Is that what you are running?

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    For those who do use stainless steel screws, do...

    For those who do use stainless steel screws, do not use them in aluminum. It will rot the threads of the aluminum.

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    You are saying you went from brushed to brushless...

    You are saying you went from brushed to brushless aswell or was it a vxl brushless to begin with? If it was originally brushed, and there's no performance increase, make sure your esc is seeing full...
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    I'd gladly trade you a well used and no longer...

    I'd gladly trade you a well used and no longer working quite right wife....
    Why not build a backslash? Or a monster slash?

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  5. Thread: I'm Screwed

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    Spend the money on mip screwdrivers. Yeah, they...

    Spend the money on mip screwdrivers. Yeah, they are expensive, but what strips the majority of screws out is cheap or worn out tools. I've had stripped grub screws in metal driveshafts, from cheap...
  6. Nope, the xl5 is limited to 2s batteries, you...

    Nope, the xl5 is limited to 2s batteries, you purchased a 3s.

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    Being brushed, be careful gearing up for more...

    Being brushed, be careful gearing up for more speed. Brushed motors can't take the abuse of brushless, and can't compare with speed or acceleration. Keep a close eye on the temperature of the motor,...
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    I would like to recommend skipping the brushed...

    I would like to recommend skipping the brushed version and go right to brushless. I started off my son brushed, and the money I spent on burnt motors and a fried esc cost more then going brushless...
  9. You'll have to look at the motor, castle offers...

    You'll have to look at the motor, castle offers that motor in 1/8th and 5mm shaft sizes.

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  10. Stick with the 32p gears. Bigger teeth are...

    Stick with the 32p gears. Bigger teeth are stronger and are more forgiving to mesh error. 56t in 32p is about an 87t in 48p.

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    I haven't sealed anything, I just pack the...

    I haven't sealed anything, I just pack the bearings, gears, and the axle tubes with marine grease. It prevents the water from getting on the metal parts and rusting. Water always finds a way in, so...
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    Is the esc arming? If the esc isn't seeing a...

    Is the esc arming? If the esc isn't seeing a neutral signal long enough it won't arm, but you'll still have steering. Make sure throttle trim is set at 0.

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  13. You can't run a brass pinion and a steel spur....

    You can't run a brass pinion and a steel spur. You can run it with a plastic spur. For a steel spur you need a hardened steel pinion, otherwise the spur gear will chew up the pinion gear

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  14. Yeah that's tall gears. I'm running 13/56 on 32p....

    Yeah that's tall gears. I'm running 13/56 on 32p. Drop down several on your pinion, it's too tall for regular driving. Its causing the over heating

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  15. Thread: glitch buster?

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    Well generally an external bec is the way to go,...

    Well generally an external bec is the way to go, but a glitch buster would help your situation. You running the stock esc? The Traxxas escs have weak becs, so your servo might be a little much for...
  16. Could be the 32p gears. They are louder then the...

    Could be the 32p gears. They are louder then the 48p.

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  17. Thread: Pede 4x4 kit

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    Radio calibrated properly? Possibly the esc is in...

    Radio calibrated properly? Possibly the esc is in training mode?
    How do you like the kit? Been eyeing it.

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    I'm an electrician, so I have plenty of...

    I'm an electrician, so I have plenty of experience with dielectric grease. While it is good stuff, non conductive, rubber and plastic safe, and water resistant, it's not a great lubricant. Though I...
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    I did this to both of mine. Didn't do it for body...

    I did this to both of mine. Didn't do it for body clearance, just did it because it made more sense to me. I also shotened the battery wires on the esc. Been a couple of hard years like this and no...
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    Are you using the same batteries for both? Like...

    Are you using the same batteries for both? Like both 3s or both 2s? I'm not familiar with your other vehicle, what's the top speed? And the kv of the motor? Similar to the rustler? I'm just thinking...
  21. That's how my son does it to. Started him at just...

    That's how my son does it to. Started him at just under 3 years old so he couldn't hold it right then, but now that he can, he still holds it like that. The first time I drove a rc car, a stupid fast...
  22. You don't have to rebind. The transmitter is what...

    You don't have to rebind. The transmitter is what sets the signal so both recievers will be linked to the same signal.

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    Well I'm not gonna lie, 100mph is way beyond me....

    Well I'm not gonna lie, 100mph is way beyond me. No land to get over 40 where I am. But I can suggest checking and make sure nothing is worn or loose. Also make sure the tires are perfectly balanced....
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    Too much heat, getting it red hot, could change...

    Too much heat, getting it red hot, could change the hardness. But heating it up to a couple hundred degrees is fine.

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    Have you tried the nihm battery since this...

    Have you tried the nihm battery since this started?
    Either way, your 3s battery is a higher voltage then the nihm, so cogging would be more pronounced on the 3s with the same gearing. Try gearing...
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