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  1. As a follow up... soldering directly from bec to...

    As a follow up... soldering directly from bec to TRX plug works:

    https://i.imgur.com/I2tVAAI.jpg

    ...and final product:

    https://i.imgur.com/aQD7UQU.jpg
  2. That would be because the Yeah Racing fans use a...

    That would be because the Yeah Racing fans use a bit more voltage than some other brand's fans -- I mean the fans are like 15k rpm fans, so they are high performance.

    I had the same brownouts for...
  3. Nope, I get the advantages of what you did, which...

    Nope, I get the advantages of what you did, which is pretty cool. I just went a simpler route, which does have caveats such as zip ties that need to be replaced and no modular quick releases.

    I...
  4. I did it on my merv the other day with the same...

    I did it on my merv the other day with the same Type of BEC, so confident it can be done, but if not, I’ll report back here.

    I saw your post before, but for a stock setup like mine, unless I want...
  5. No prob man!

    No prob man!
  6. So from other posts in this forum I was able to...

    So from other posts in this forum I was able to deduce what I needed:

    https://i.imgur.com/hXeIJ5v.jpg

    Promodeler 930 w/servo horn and xmaxx modification
    Standard Servo adapter
    Heavy Duty...
  7. I did most of the setup today and I think mine...

    I did most of the setup today and I think mine will come out just fine. I’ll post pictures later to show what I did. Short and simple to the issue I was asking about here though is that I ended up...
  8. Thread: 3s vs 4s

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    Adjusting the center diff fluid weight will help...

    Adjusting the center diff fluid weight will help give or reduce wheelies.

    Grease is the lightest weight fluid and basically gives an open transmission vs one with a higher oil weight that reduces...
  9. Thread: 3s vs 4s

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    You guys gonna make me buy the El Sob 2.0 special...

    You guys gonna make me buy the El Sob 2.0 special if you guys keep chatting about this, making me envious.
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    Got to thinking of this thread today when I was...

    Got to thinking of this thread today when I was adding a BEC to my merv and figured Given the day and all, I’d rehash it.

    The BEC and adjoining wire harnesses I made get shoved inside the battery...
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    May the fourth be with you!

    May the fourth be with you!
  12. Thread: RPM Carriers

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    Had a similar issue with my RPM front carriers on...

    Had a similar issue with my RPM front carriers on my x-maxx. Seems like RPM has been having issues recently.
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    I don’t know man, put a good fan/heatsink setup...

    I don’t know man, put a good fan/heatsink setup and you can use 3s to your hearts desire without any probs. I don’t buy into your statements much.

    Traxxas has to balance cost to consumers vs the...
  14. That’s pretty slick, still leaves a mess of wires...

    That’s pretty slick, still leaves a mess of wires though. Maybe this with some black cable mesh to clean up the look.
  15. I used it on my xmaxx, which is like 1/6.5 scale...

    I used it on my xmaxx, which is like 1/6.5 scale and I used it on my 1/10 slash. It also worked on my 1/16 merv. It did not work well on my 1/28 scale mini-z.
  16. These are the ones I got and they work on the...

    These are the ones I got and they work on the xmaxx shock shafts. I’m sure there’s a bunch that will work that others can recommend.
    ...
  17. ProModeler Servo Install & BEC Mounting Location

    I am upgrading my stock servo (which has worked fine for the past 6 months or so) for a slightly (ok quite a bit) more powerful ProModeler 930 servo.

    Going to go the BEC route and have a CC BEC...
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    Yeah for to me, you still have to hold the screw...

    Yeah for to me, you still have to hold the screw tops when you pop off the body. I use arrma 1/10 scale clip retainers and they work great, the clip stays with the body. I shoe goo the body washers...
  19. Yeah Integy’s is specific to the x-maxx. For...

    Yeah Integy’s is specific to the x-maxx.

    For shock tool, it looks like a nut cracker and is used for popping hollow balls in/out, holding various sizes of shock shafts, and many have a section for...
  20. Some other things I noticed you don't have listed...

    Some other things I noticed you don't have listed that I keep in my kit:

    - Long nosed smooth needle nosed pliers (don't have teeth to affect parts)
    - Blue Loctite (not really a tool I guess)
    -...
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    Yeah quality fans and heatsinks for the motor and...

    Yeah quality fans and heatsinks for the motor and esc. Mostly everything else will be your preference to upgrade.

    Here are some things you might consider as worthy to upgrade, but you don't "have...
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    I can attest to the boca sealed bearings, they...

    I can attest to the boca sealed bearings, they are just pricey! For the sealed ones they say that the lubricant provided is sealed and is good for the life of the bearing. I'm only a year in on...
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    Fill it full and the important thing is to make...

    Fill it full and the important thing is to make sure to test them afterwards to ensure that all those with the same weight fluid rebound the same. If they are different, then you might get h...
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    Many people regularly clean and re-oil bearings...

    Many people regularly clean and re-oil bearings on a quarterly or bi-annual schedule to get the most life out of them. Sounds like you just ran straight for two years without maintenance - agreed...
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    My stock servo is still rocking out and canít say...

    My stock servo is still rocking out and canít say Iíve been easy on it for the past five months given my replacement part list. So the stock servo isnít necessarily a first-battery-break thing as...
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