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  1. If it is just under accel it might be the rear...

    If it is just under accel it might be the rear diff slipping.
    I would agree with adjusting the slipper first, but if you can get ahold of some shims it certainly does no harm to shim the rear diff....
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    Body Mount options

    So today I came across( read trash picked ) a New Bright 1/16 Grave Digger.
    Well, the body fits the wheelbase of the Merv perfectly.
    Would the 1/16 Summit (part 7215)body mounts be tall enough to...
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    Rod only on 2s should be fine, just get a heat...

    Rod only on 2s should be fine, just get a heat gun and check temperature
  4. As far as I know the regular stampede 4X4 chassis...

    As far as I know the regular stampede 4X4 chassis is “Brushless ready”
    For some reason the base XL5 2wd comes with bushing instead of ball bearings though. Seriously, even the various Hong Kong...
  5. That seems to make sense . Also I am wondering...

    That seems to make sense . Also I am wondering why the kit weighs more than some of the RTR variants
  6. Thread: I did it!

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    Welcome ( back ) to the hobby and the forum. A...

    Welcome ( back ) to the hobby and the forum.
    A couple of years ago I got back into the hobby after almost the same amount of time off. Even rtr electronics blow away anything we had back in the ...
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    I would recommend the superglue as said above,...

    I would recommend the superglue as said above, but possible also get a new arm on order just in case. If it is stilling out and failing, flue will hold it for a while, but it may strip down to the...
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    Controlling wheel spin is the key. I do enjoy...

    Controlling wheel spin is the key.
    I do enjoy dirt track power sliding my 2wd slash around a shabby softball diamond by my house . To be fair you can drift or power slide a 4wd too ( and I have )...
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    The 2wd slash is a very capable machine do what...

    The 2wd slash is a very capable machine do what it is, but like others have said above. 4wd will do better with rougher terrain and easier to control
    And handle, but yes the extra cost is a big...
  10. I DL the app this morning. It looks pretty decent...

    I DL the app this morning. It looks pretty decent from what I’ve seen of it
  11. 18-50 sounds really tall, but a 2600kv should be...

    18-50 sounds really tall, but a 2600kv should be torquey enough for that gearing, though
    Out of curiosity, was it a VXL pede to start with or a standard xl5? If XL5 what bearings did you use to...
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    Back in the old days of NiCds and brushed motors...

    Back in the old days of NiCds and brushed motors my dad used to have all kinds of tricks and tips for break in of brushed motors. It’s honestly one bit of knowledge I can say I didn’t pick up from...
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    Lube itself doesn’t attract dirt, not wiping off...

    Lube itself doesn’t attract dirt, not wiping off / blowing off excess does. Not necessarily just on motors , but if I run in water or mud I usually blow out the water out of wheel bearings, spray...
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    A few drops of lube on the bearings might not...

    A few drops of lube on the bearings might not hurt. If you have compressed air Id try blasting it out too
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    The one he suggested, or many other ESC will work...

    The one he suggested, or many other ESC will work with your Velineon motor .
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    Either the slipper clutch like he said above, or...

    Either the slipper clutch like he said above, or the pinion gear may be slipping on the shaft. I would check the slipper clutch first though.
  17. In regards to the MT classes dying off, I miss it...

    In regards to the MT classes dying off, I miss it too. When I was a kid in ten late 80s I raced my Dad’s yz10 4wd buggy ( he had more fun building and tuning than driving ) He got me a Kyosho Hi...
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    I hope this works out and gets sorted for you...

    I hope this works out and gets sorted for you soon.
    I have recently acquired a “Frankenstein” Stampede from a local friend I traded some batteries for. Anyway, mine has an XL5 esc with an old...
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    Does it “run away” only when it gets far away, or...

    Does it “run away” only when it gets far away, or also close up ?
    Just trying to do a little troubleshooting
  20. Simply put, KV rating is 1,000 RPM per volt. So a...

    Simply put, KV rating is 1,000 RPM per volt. So a 2600kv motor on a fully charged 3S battery ( max voltage of about 12.6v ) would potentially spin about 32,760Rpm.
    Generally, a lower KV motor will...
  21. I know it’s not exactly the same model, but...

    I know it’s not exactly the same model, but similar design . I use the RPM ones on my mini revo and I be them on rustlers and slashes I have owned . They are a quality part and a seem to be a little...
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    Not planning on getting one yet,however if I...

    Not planning on getting one yet,however if I decided I was going to get one Id have to decide what parts of my collection I would part with to finance it.
  23. Thread: Drive Axles

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    That’s a clever and fascinating mod

    That’s a clever and fascinating mod
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    It’s worth a shot

    It’s worth a shot
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    I’m glad you’re getting help even IF you haven’t...

    I’m glad you’re getting help even IF you haven’t isolated the problem yet.
    When you ask if there are trays, I think the troubleshooting mthids you are already
    Following are about the best course...
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