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  1. Thread: Gearing VXL

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    My GPM heatsink/fan came in and I installed it...

    My GPM heatsink/fan came in and I installed it along with some thermal compound, I ran a 3s 25C 5000mah pack and it kept it quit cool to my surprise, I checked it like 8 times and by the 3rd time it...
  2. Thread: Gearing VXL

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    Yeah, definitely be short on space. I might have...

    Yeah, definitely be short on space. I might have to get a little bit creative.
  3. Thread: Gearing VXL

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    Yeah all I have is 3s batteries, other than the 2...

    Yeah all I have is 3s batteries, other than the 2 2s lipos I have for my 1/16 revo, I used them to get an idea of temps on 2s.

    That Onyx 3000kv motor just can't do it at reasonable temps, its...
  4. Thread: Gearing VXL

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    Honestly if this motor doesn't handle 3s at...

    Honestly if this motor doesn't handle 3s at reasonable temps, and the 2650kv motor my uncle is sending me, I'll probably install the 1410 3800kv and SV4 ESC and just run 2s. I don't need crazy speed,...
  5. Thread: Gearing VXL

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    Well I decided to try a Onyx 3000kv 4 pole motor,...

    Well I decided to try a Onyx 3000kv 4 pole motor, see how that handles 3s and temp wise. Works with the VXL ESC. Guess next time its decen't out side, i'll try it.
  6. Thread: Gearing VXL

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    Gearing VXL

    I've looked and looked on google, no luck really or well Im just confused.

    I bought a stampede 4x4 vxl with the 4 pole vxl motor, and shes toasty on 3s on 11/54 gearing, 177F on a 40F day. Thats...
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    I agree, I have a xl-5 2wd slash I upgraded to...

    I agree, I have a xl-5 2wd slash I upgraded to the SV4 and a 3800kv motor and run nothing but 3s in it for a long time, it handles it with everything stock, of course I've upgraded things on it now,...
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    Definitely bell crank, at speeds them 2wd bell...

    Definitely bell crank, at speeds them 2wd bell cranks suck, my slash 2wd isn't anything like that and I hate the slop the bell crank has, always seem to be playing with the trim. And the Aluminum 2wd...
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    Yeah I bought 4 Traxxas 2056 servos off some kid...

    Yeah I bought 4 Traxxas 2056 servos off some kid for 20 bucks on marketplace, sure a weaker than the 2075, but great if I don't feel like waiting for a new servo in the mail, especially now. It takes...
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    I've been in the custom PC building for 15+ years...

    I've been in the custom PC building for 15+ years so what I did was I got a vary small fan, like a 50mm PC fan and zip tie it to the the rear shock tower/body mount, blowing towards the motor, and I...
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    Notice any burned up widenings inside the can?...

    Notice any burned up widenings inside the can? Also does the shaft turn easy? Try another ESC maybe? I'd say bearing but you've already changed that.
  12. Well I did decide to gear it up the pinion, back...

    Well I did decide to gear it up the pinion, back on 23/90 and used a full 5000mah 3s pack, temps were in the ball park of 130f, and today was much hotter. Could if of been possible I was under...
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    I've damaged a 2056 servo after hitting some...

    I've damaged a 2056 servo after hitting some bigger rocks, I've never had an issue with the 2075 servo I replaced it with.

    You should be able to get ahold of Traxxas and they should help ya along...
  14. It's fast, it'll wheelie pretty much on command,...

    It's fast, it'll wheelie pretty much on command, although I do think I'm underheated some, full throttle is about 30mph which I mean is fast, but notice it didn't get nearly as hot when I had the 23...
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    Beat the crap out of my Slash today, more of...

    Beat the crap out of my Slash today, more of stress test, tried to see how hot my ESC and motor got, Got a 156F motor and ESC was 100F or so, so I think im a bit under geared so I geared it up a...
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    Yeah on my Merv on 2s with stock gearing and...

    Yeah on my Merv on 2s with stock gearing and tires and a grease packed diffs I get around 140 - 150F. I do see a jump to around 160 165F on the motor with 2s lipos in Parallel, ESC gets slightly over...
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    Yeah I bought a set of ST Racing Concepts...

    Yeah I bought a set of ST Racing Concepts Oversized Rear Hub Carriers and it seemed to have solved it for the most part, I can get a little camber in now, and I can use the 2nd hole in for the shocks...
  18. Well 16/86 with a full 5000mah 25c 3s with a ton...

    Well 16/86 with a full 5000mah 25c 3s with a ton of full throttle and some grass, max temp I seen was 156F with my new temp gun. Maybe later on i'll play with a bigger pinion, but im happy with it....
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    Yeah I go from fully tight to about 1/2 turn, 1/4...

    Yeah I go from fully tight to about 1/2 turn, 1/4 turn is good start if you often hammer the throttle from a near stop.
  20. I geared the pinion down, and geared the spur up,...

    I geared the pinion down, and geared the spur up, 16/86 is not that much different than with the 90spur. that 90 spur I have anyway, is hard to get the mesh right, its got a weird spot in it that is...
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    Not bad, on my slash im still playing with...

    Not bad, on my slash im still playing with gearing, I want to say 23/90 should be fine for smaller tires, need my temp gun to get here
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    Haven't had an issue with my RPM carriers, but im...

    Haven't had an issue with my RPM carriers, but im getting real tired of having to sand down RPM a-arms to make them fit right. I don't remember ever having to do that with my old RC's, but both my...
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    I had bad luck with most Integy stuff back in...

    I had bad luck with most Integy stuff back in 2013, recently got a Slash off my brother and it has Integy bearing carriers, they seem fine, but I wouldn't put it past it breaking with light abuse. I...
  24. The first thing I did was 50wt shock oil, and...

    The first thing I did was 50wt shock oil, and that alone made a huge difference in handling and it seemed to roll over less in the gravel area I normally run it on.

    I also shimmed my diffs, not...
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    The a good idea, Do you think it'll wear down...

    The a good idea, Do you think it'll wear down that part of the chassis after a while?
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