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    While the 2 pole motor won't be as notchy as the...

    While the 2 pole motor won't be as notchy as the 4 pole it should still have some resistance.
    As far as a replacement goes it's been a long time since I've replaced a motor; I never had an issue...
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    If your motor was 160 after ten minutes is it...

    If your motor was 160 after ten minutes is it fare to say you've often run the motor higher then this?
    Neodymium magnets (the ones in your motor) will loose a small amount of their magnetism every...
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    I run both; when on concrete (where I find myself...

    I run both; when on concrete (where I find myself the most right now) I run RR on RR spurs and pinions.
    My dirt rigs have and will always have Traxxas plastic spurs, pavement rigs, hardened steel of...
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    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7813/46495778305_4a...

    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7813/46495778305_4a376d86c5_c.jpg[/url] by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/150745354@N06/], on Flickr
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    I can't speak for the new Traxxas arms since I...

    I can't speak for the new Traxxas arms since I don't own any, tho I can speak for the RPM'''s.
    First off if you make sure to store your truck on a stand (anything that will unload the suspension)...
  6. I tried the V.G brace for a while, personally I...

    I tried the V.G brace for a while, personally I didn't like it.
    The chassis are meant to flex to a point; you'll see the stock center shaft as well as in my personal experience using the HR and...
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    Shock caps have never been an issue for the...

    Shock caps have never been an issue for the GTR's, only the Ultra's; no aluminum caps will be necessary unless your going for the aesthetics.
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    It's been quite some time since I've dealt with a...

    It's been quite some time since I've dealt with a Traxxas esc, tho if memory serves blinking green means your neutral points are off.
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    Looks good my friend; you can let that unit slip...

    Looks good my friend; you can let that unit slip a bit more to aleve more drive line stress without worrying about it burning up.
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    If I recall correctly (my memory isn't what it...

    If I recall correctly (my memory isn't what it once was) I used a drill bit but the amount needed removing was nothing a file couldn't have handled.
    I was doing the mod with a HR Double Up; having...
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    I'd go to a 20 tooth pinion and 50 tooth spur to...

    I'd go to a 20 tooth pinion and 50 tooth spur to start with.
    Both my 2400 Castle's are in 2wd's right now and geared 23/56 and the other 22/47; both are monsters with that motor.
    The bigger can...
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    I run Lunsford titanium links on one 4wd but just...

    I run Lunsford titanium links on one 4wd but just stock Traxxas on the others.
    I tried aluminum once, they're far to brittle imho; maybe for a racer concerned with weight but not for a basher.
    ...
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    You need to change your gearing and the 2400kv...

    You need to change your gearing and the 2400kv castle will be as fast and run cooler with more torque then the stock motor.
    Remember this simple formula when looking into motors.
    KV = rpm's per...
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    I don't run any vxl3's but perhaps the motor cap...

    I don't run any vxl3's but perhaps the motor cap has a clearance issue?
    I would just get the pinion and if the cap is in the way you can easily pop it off....
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    That thing is a beast Jimbo; I just might have to...

    That thing is a beast Jimbo; I just might have to turn one of my 4wd's into a monster similar to your's.
    Best of luck and have some serious fun.:thumbup:
  16. If I understand correctly your referring to the...

    If I understand correctly your referring to the A,B,C letters on the esc?
    When running a sensor-less motor they only change motor direction, however with a sensored motor they must be in the proper...
  17. If you put your rig on some type of stand when...

    If you put your rig on some type of stand when your not running it the RPM arms will do fine; when it comes to hard impacts they take more then the stock arms will.
    The stock or Pro-Line arms are...
  18. I can second this; I have no complaints with my...

    I can second this; I have no complaints with my MIP's, very strong axles.
    I also have nothing bad to say about my Traxxas CVD's; they've taken 6s power in my PF8 without hesitation.
    As for all out...
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    I run tekno on my FLM build, it has a 2400kv...

    I run tekno on my FLM build, it has a 2400kv Castle setup and they've never flinched.
    One thing to consider with Tekno is you'll almost have to use their rear carriers, this isn't really a bad thing...
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    I've always replaced the plastic caster blocks...

    I've always replaced the plastic caster blocks with Traxxas aluminum, it was always the first thing I broke.
    If your going to stay with stock Ultra shocks you'll be replacing the caps with aluminum...
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    I agree with many of the others, 3s with a 2wd is...

    I agree with many of the others, 3s with a 2wd is much but in a 4wd it's too much imho.
    Living in Australia I'm sure it's pretty warm, 3s would be okay for some speed runs but hard on and off...
  22. If the letters are raised you could make some...

    If the letters are raised you could make some type of mini roller and gently go over them.
    I did the letters on my wheelie bar by putting some paint on a piece of cardboard and touching it on the...
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    Pretty much it in a nut shell; both my 2wd's run...

    Pretty much it in a nut shell; both my 2wd's run Castle 2400kv motors on 3s and neither have any driving helpers.
    I thought about putting one (Spectrum AVC) on my FLM 2wd but their not allowed on...
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    Many people run the 2400kv in the Slash 4wd, I...

    Many people run the 2400kv in the Slash 4wd, I believe El Sob runs runs that combo almost exclusively.
    I haven't had a completely stock setup for some time but I think moving the esc up is about the...
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    I've got two favorite Slash motors however...

    I've got two favorite Slash motors however neither run on 2s anymore so I'm not sure if this will be helpful.
    I run the 2400kv Castle (El Sob Special) in my 2wd's and while I run 2200kv and 2650kv...
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