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  1. thanks guys, that Is great views to consider. I...

    thanks guys, that Is great views to consider. I do like supporting brick and mortar stores as much as I can, but we live about 45 min away from the closest places, and for nickel and dime buys that...
  2. whare are you guys getting your cars from?

    so my son really is obsessed with getting a different rc car for his birthday/Christmas present. I know you guys would know better than I on where your finding deals. the first 3 slashes we got were...
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    wow, that is something to learn from. I would not...

    wow, that is something to learn from. I would not guess you could get that big of change, yes I knew it varies some but 80deg. that was my goal in racing back and fourth in our grass, it is about the...
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    ok, me and my sons touched base after they ran it...

    ok, me and my sons touched base after they ran it some more.

    we were getting 140's after a few straight runs and it was around 90 out today. after being disheartened I put one heat sink on it, and...
  5. my son bought badlands to replace the trenchers...

    my son bought badlands to replace the trenchers he had. if you will be off road only I would go badlands no contest in my novice opinion.
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    man, that is a sweet looking ride. im going to...

    man, that is a sweet looking ride. im going to show my son, I don't think he realizes what can be done to these slashes, I cant even recall on what rc car he is hung up on now, but this is a head...
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    you said you had a kiddo teething.......sounds...

    you said you had a kiddo teething.......sounds like a future basher to me! you have a car and a driver
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    lots of guys on here have good things to say...

    lots of guys on here have good things to say about hobby wing, and castle. on the sensord and sensorless that is beyond me. more experienced guys on here will help (they save me all the time). but...
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    if you are thinking tires, I have been very...

    if you are thinking tires, I have been very impressed with badlands. awesome off roading, and when we were at the dunes before I switched to my paddles on my 2x4 slash, I was again quite impressed...
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    when first running with traxxas machines I was...

    when first running with traxxas machines I was reluctant to call them and get the run around, and I tried figuring issues out on my own, but they are truly great, and easy to work with. and can walk...
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    update. I ended up getting a grool rc combo that...

    update. I ended up getting a grool rc combo that I found on amazon I got a 2850 motor, 120A esc with built in fan and a program card for $77. I completely overlooked that it would have a bigger shaft...
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    thanks for the feed back, how about a motor...

    thanks for the feed back, how about a motor option to pair with it, in 2800 kv range. just to put out there im not looking to try something and fail and point at anyone that makes suggestions, but by...
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    if I were to go castle route for esc 120 amp is...

    if I were to go castle route for esc 120 amp is there a specific model that has been good to you guys? other question does it play well with other brand motors it I go to a 2800kv.

    to make sure...
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    ok folks, I think im going to have to use my...

    ok folks, I think im going to have to use my amazon gift cards on a motor/esc set up for my sons 4x4. I cant keep the heat in a range im happy with (refer to previous replies above for trucks set up)...
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    we survived the sand dunes with minimal issues....

    we survived the sand dunes with minimal issues. but my sons slash 4x4 was hitting 140 in less than 1/2 through a 2s lipo, even avoiding hills and full tilt runs. I know that is still in the "safe...
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    you guys rock! my son has a question, and I know...

    you guys rock! my son has a question, and I know enough not to pretend to know, but I know who does........you guys come through again.

    hoping we are getting all prepared for silver lake sand...
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    looking for a body mesh for a 2x4 for my other...

    looking for a body mesh for a 2x4 for my other sons slash still has standard body height, not lcg. would a cover for a 4x4 hcg work on a 2x4?
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    rear wheel slop

    my son has some 2.8 badlands for bashing (awesome tire for off road!) and we are getting a fair amount of slop with the rear wheels. we have been changing out bearing as they wear, but that axel...
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    call traxxas support. they are really good. im...

    call traxxas support. they are really good. im new to this, but the couple of times I have had an issue they were able to walk me through it quickly and in small enough word for me to understand.
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    batterie supplyer

    where are you guys getting your batteries for bashing? I think I have read on here that smc (or spc) were preferred, but only when they are able to deliver due to demand (or lack of supply).

    have...
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    ok, I just put in a fan for the motor, and esc. I...

    ok, I just put in a fan for the motor, and esc. I also dropped the pinion down to 11. a question with the fans, do you guys have any sort of screen, or filter on them to keep grass out?

    also im...
  22. new to all this, I have found this SMC brand is...

    new to all this, I have found this SMC brand is recommended here, and want you guys to double check my intended purchase. feel free to set me straight if I have the wrong one. you guys are a great...
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    so is the thinking that a 4x4 set up is too much...

    so is the thinking that a 4x4 set up is too much for the stock vxl ? would a lower kv rated set up be wiser, like a hobbywing or grool? I would hate having to worry that my fans working is the only...
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    when I measured the esc, I did it on the fins,...

    when I measured the esc, I did it on the fins, perhaps I should have hit the blue casing. ya I thought it would hit the thermal wall too. we did make up some makeshift mud flaps on the bottom inside...
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    thanks guys for your replies I wondered if...

    thanks guys for your replies

    I wondered if this was a common problem with a 4x4 or if this was something out of the ordinary.
    would one fan hook up to that external wire that is on the esc, or...
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