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    Meh... for me, it really depends on the RC. For...

    Meh... for me, it really depends on the RC. For go-fast RCs, I see sound as a bit of a waste, making the truck heavier on top and making the electronics more complicated. But, for scale rigs, it...
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    Depends on who it is, their attitude, and, of...

    Depends on who it is, their attitude, and, of course, what RC it is.

    The last question REALLY depends on who it is. I assume two things when I turn my controller over to someone else.
    • First,...
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    Common stuff... The most asked questions are:...

    Common stuff...

    The most asked questions are:
    • Did you build it?
    • How much was it?
    • How fast does it go?
    • Can I drive it?
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    Those are cool. Of that collection, I really want...

    Those are cool. Of that collection, I really want the 6x6 and the Eliminator. I would like to print up some vinal and give the Eliminator the same look as the ZZ Top Eliminator. The truck is cool,...
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    Too many bugs in Texas... No thankyou! Anhoo…...

    Too many bugs in Texas... No thankyou!

    Anhoo…

    Likely you want something like the Traxxas Hoss, its meets all of the criteria you stated, and has a slew of Traxxas' latest parts in it.
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    So, the short answer to your question is "no", we...

    So, the short answer to your question is "no", we cannot recommend a servo saver for your Sport.

    Servos savers are just not used for crawler/scale rigs for a couple of reasons.
    • They are just...
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    Doing that can damage the ESC. The TRX4 is...

    Doing that can damage the ESC.



    The TRX4 is a reverse rotation system, the correct solution is what RCWilly said, with the Castlelink or programming card, reprogram the ESC for reverse rotation.
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    Sorry to hear that you are having issues. There...

    Sorry to hear that you are having issues. There are a couple of things to check before you call Traxxas that might help to pin-point the issue.
    1. Is the transmission the only thing you are having...
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    Welcome to the forums!!! Yup, it is always...

    Welcome to the forums!!!

    Yup, it is always better to have more power than what you want/need. With the BEC and upgraded servo, your electronics should be solid; the XL5-HV is actually a good ESC...
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    I was ok with the yellow, but the red and black...

    I was ok with the yellow, but the red and black looks good as well. No matter what color it is, that body looks proper on the TRX4 chassis, nice work!
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    Depends on the body, really. THe BJAR body has...

    Depends on the body, really. THe BJAR body has that high scoop feature on it that helps keep the truck from turtling.
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    Not really. Most of the time your suspension gets...

    Not really. Most of the time your suspension gets damaged it is from hitting something head on.
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    I am making slow, but steady progress on this. ...

    I am making slow, but steady progress on this.

    I have four of the five ESCs wired and installed, #5 should come in sometime around the end of the week. These are all getting wired up to a DX6e...
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    It is a common mod, just solder the wires...

    It is a common mod, just solder the wires together. Recommend getting some marine heat shrink to cover the solder joint; there is a slim chance that water could get into the wire and wick its way...
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    Not to get off on a tangent here, but relating...

    Not to get off on a tangent here, but relating kv/turns to torque is an condensed way to help new kids understand what motor is appropriate for what application, without increasing the learning curve...
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    What he said... ^ ^ ^ There is no "kv" rating...

    What he said... ^ ^ ^

    There is no "kv" rating for batteries. Batteries have a C-rating. Basically, this rating tell you the peak rated amperage that can be pulled from the pack by multiplying the...
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    The first speed control is built and tested, four...

    The first speed control is built and tested, four more to go. I also have to design cases for them... fun stuff!!!!

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50439072843_b2e8b18362_c.jpgUntitled
  18. Nope, you should be fine without an external BEC....

    Nope, you should be fine without an external BEC. If you notice glitching when the steering is bound up on the rocks, then you are likely in a brown-out condition with your RX because of the power...
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    This is the exact way to approach this. It is not...

    This is the exact way to approach this. It is not a direct fit, but with a little garage engineering and imagination you'll get something that is unique, and a rig that looks and runs good.
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    The WB is correct for the 313mm TRX4, but it...

    The WB is correct for the 313mm TRX4, but it likely will not be an direct fit. Most likely you'll need to do something with the wheel wells, either trim them up, or make something custom. That also...
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    A true rock legend. Rest in peace.

    A true rock legend. Rest in peace.
  22. Luckily never had an issue with my TRX6's...

    Luckily never had an issue with my TRX6's lighting.

    What voltage do you have the BEC set to, it might actually be too much voltage if you have it set for something north of 6VDC. But, if you have...
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    Sorry to hear the issued you have been having.

    Most likely your servo died, drew too much amperage, and took out your ESC.

    As for as your "upgrade" goes, the VXL system really is not an...
  24. Nope, its never bad to revive an old thread if...

    Nope, its never bad to revive an old thread if you have questions related to the subject matter.

    When you look kind of silly is when you dig up a really old thread and offer up advise to people...
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    Meh.... better late than never. Most of the...

    Meh.... better late than never. Most of the posters on this thread last log-on dates are before I was a member... LOLzzz
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