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    The 1/8 scale wheels might not clear the wheel...

    The 1/8 scale wheels might not clear the wheel hub assembly. Not real sure.

    You might want to look at the Losi 5ive buggy wheels to have foams built on. They have a large diameter 1/5 size with...
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    I can't recall exactly but there was some posts...

    I can't recall exactly but there was some posts recently (past 2 months) where a speed runner mentioned his regrets taking a truck body over 80mph. Kept have blow over crashes. His was the scalpel...
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    Can't wait to see it. Hopefully with our...

    Can't wait to see it.
    Hopefully with our recommendations you can save a little. I had gone through 3-4 setups before I found what worked. Speed is very expensive and what is worse it is very...
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    If you look at all the fastest Slash 4x4's on...

    If you look at all the fastest Slash 4x4's on YouTube (talking over 140mph) None have wings, splitters, or diffusers. I have been studying aerodynamics quite allot lately and I can tell you the...
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    Congrats! getting close to breaking triple...

    Congrats!
    getting close to breaking triple digits.
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    If you are doing speed runs don't use a Hobby...

    If you are doing speed runs don't use a Hobby wing esc. They cut amps heavily under speed run conditions.
    Mamba Monster 2 is really the best bang for the buck while retraining a small size.

    The...
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    slop can play a part but mostly it is alignment....

    slop can play a part but mostly it is alignment.
    Just at a glance it appears your front wheels toe angle needs adjusting. When driving off-road we set the front wheels to point out slightly (toe...
  8. Usually when people swap carriers or A-arms it...

    Usually when people swap carriers or A-arms it may be to reduce the rear toe in angle.
    Not sure exactly on the xo-1 but that would be my guess.
  9. I believe it is a good price since it comes...

    I believe it is a good price since it comes brushless. Traxxas retains their value well.
    Just keep it on 2s most of the time and check temps often if you try 3s. My number one piece of advice on...
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    Tell my wife that please!!! Lol

    Tell my wife that please!!! Lol
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    eBay everything off electronics for $140...

    eBay everything off

    electronics for $140
    roller for $300

    Consider it done.

    People rarely pay over 400 for these things... (they would rather buy new and then need to invest another $400...
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    I cant remember now the exact specs on the setup...

    I cant remember now the exact specs on the setup now that it has been some time, but I had some aluminum wider wheel hex in the rear to allow clearance on wider contact foams and standard size up...
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    It is the Revo 3.3 spur you are looking for and...

    It is the Revo 3.3 spur you are looking for and not the e-revo.

    31T can be found also if you want more gearing...
    For the pinion (motor side) I highly recommend Saga RC
    ...
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    Yes you can, and if noise is of any concern the...

    Yes you can, and if noise is of any concern the plastic revo spur runs very quiet.
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    If you are looking for pure speed, I would look...

    If you are looking for pure speed, I would look on eBay for a slipper eliminator and put in a revo 34t mod 1 spur.
    Then you should have more room for a larger pinion. I don't recall exactly what...
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    I can make this pretty easy for you. It is an...

    I can make this pretty easy for you. It is an expensive venture....

    On the Slash 4x4 LCG I hit 83 mph on 3s with the Mamba monster 2 esc and castle 2200kv
    (imagine what it would have done on...
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    On the Slash 4x4 I hit 83 mph on 3s with the...

    On the Slash 4x4 I hit 83 mph on 3s with the Mamba monster 2 esc and castle 2200kv
    (imagine what it would have done on 6s? )

    Setup was as follows:
    Saga center motor mount (places motor over the...
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    You can play with front wings but they will need...

    You can play with front wings but they will need an aggressive angle of attack that looks like too much when sitting still on the work bench. Once you are driving under throttle the rear will squat...
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    Yes significantly 4.6" = 116.84 mm possibly more...

    Yes significantly
    4.6" = 116.84 mm possibly more with some amount of ballooning.

    2s LiPo
    20/73 = 57 mph

    3s LiPo
    13/73 = 56 mph
    15/73 = 65mph
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    I cant really comment on the SW4 esc, but I do...

    I cant really comment on the SW4 esc, but I do know that for drag racing you want high amps and the best ESCs for that would be the 1/8 scale power systems like the castle MM2 or MMX.

    That SW4...
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    Drag racing is all about torque and acceleration...

    Drag racing is all about torque and acceleration so I would stick with 4 pole motors. (2 pole is best for high rpm low torque applications)

    Typically in drag racing you want to keep things as...
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    I agree with @Greatscott. You probably wont find...

    I agree with @Greatscott. You probably wont find a charger at your $100 budget to provide faster charge times.
    The best chargers operate on DC power and either require hooking up to your 12v 1:1...
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    I suspect possibly you are speaking about the toe...

    I suspect possibly you are speaking about the toe in or toe out angle on one of the wheels, which is directly steering related. You can put a long straight edge across the wheel to get it generally...
  24. As Double G mentioned balancing is a good idea. ...

    As Double G mentioned balancing is a good idea.

    If you are looking to go fast often then you may want to consider some wheels/tires built just for on-road speed.
    These are grippy and belted just...
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    Just throwing out some other options from...

    Just throwing out some other options from HobbyWing who make some solid products.

    This is a really nice setup:...
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