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  1. Thanks everyone for the input and insights! I...

    Thanks everyone for the input and insights! I found the Holmes Hobbies videos you guys mentioned. Yeah, those are pretty helpful!

    So I was leaning towards making the jump to brushless, thinking I...
  2. Thanks JaMann. Those are some pretty decent...

    Thanks JaMann. Those are some pretty decent benefits. I'm sure it would also help with the fact that my TRX-4 is much heavier now.



    Thanks Greatscott. It looks as though I'd lose my Traxxas...
  3. Thanks for the reply, Greatscott. Not many...

    Thanks for the reply, Greatscott.

    Not many runs yet... probably a dozen or so packs. I also have stayed pretty clear of water, snow and heavy mud. (Some light mud here and there, but nothing very...
  4. Added weight Killed my Bronco's motor? What should I replace it with?

    Hey!

    I've seen some threads about motors & ESC's but not too recent. Plus I thought this might be worth a discussion since my Bronco is a bit of a heavy pig now with all the brass and metal parts...
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    Thanks RPMx1000! It is something I like to do,...

    Thanks RPMx1000! It is something I like to do, but only occasionally. I'm afraid to make it worth it for me, I'd have to charge waaaay more than the paint job is worth. LOL It is fun to do, but boy,...
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    Hi all! So a couple of well overdue updates! ...

    Hi all!

    So a couple of well overdue updates!

    I was looking at the light kit for the Bronco, and something just seemed off to me.https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7917/45878159634_c6e1dfbab6_k.jpg...
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    Thanks! Made more progress on the new blue and...

    Thanks! Made more progress on the new blue and white body. Need to get some more pics and update.
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    Thanks for the replies! Yeah, that X-Maxx was one...

    Thanks for the replies! Yeah, that X-Maxx was one crazy time consuming paint job! lol If interested in the play by play, I posted to show the process in the photo thread. Currently last page, about 8...
  9. Ah! Thanks! I dug around but didn't find this....

    Ah! Thanks! I dug around but didn't find this. Much appreciated! :thumbup:
  10. What Batteries fit in the front compartment?

    Been digging around, but not sure which batteries will fit into the front battery compartment on the TRX4? Thinking the added weight would be good up there, plus when the main runs out, just unplug...
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    Unk Tob's TRX4 Bronco Build

    Hi all! I've been out of the hobby for awhile, but my 1/16th e-Revo started to pull me back into it, and then I saw the X-Maxx and started saving up. Bought that in the spring of this year, did a...
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    Sticky: X-Max fun at local RC track being built and BMX track

    A couple of months back. Our local club in Boise Idaho was building the track, and was building the drivers stand when I filmed this. The BMX track was open, so I had some fun over there too, which...
  13. Hey Flux, I'm not Johnny, but my diff cups are...

    Hey Flux, I'm not Johnny, but my diff cups are thrashed. I'd guess it took about a dozen fully charged runs. I noticed them while having a good bash, but kept running to finish out the charge. Like...
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    Yup! At first I couldn't, and found one of the...

    Yup! At first I couldn't, and found one of the mushroom gears (the ones the drive cup screws into) lost a couple of teeth. Fix d that, put in heavier diff oil, nice and smooth spinning with a bit of...
  15. LOL! Yup! Been there! Even more dangerous when...

    LOL! Yup! Been there! Even more dangerous when frustrated and expect the testing to not go well, then all a sudden... whaaaaaam! :lol:
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    Rear Diff CRAZINESS

    :$#!!: I’m going nuts! LOL So I have been rebuilding the rear diff on my 8S and I thought I was good. Nope. I replaced the drive cups, the diff planetary gear (I think that’s what it is called)...
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    Holly cow! That is terrible! Sorry to hear! How...

    Holly cow! That is terrible! Sorry to hear! How much damage did it cause to the rest of the truck? Any idea why it happened?
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    Thanks ksb51rl & CrazyXMAXX. Got replacements on...

    Thanks ksb51rl & CrazyXMAXX. Got replacements on order. I hope the arrive by Saturday so I can have some fun Sunday and Labor Day!

    Rear diff pinion looks good! I'll replace the cups now, keeping...
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    Loud Clunking Diff

    Hello all!

    So I tried the self righting for only the 3rd time, and on its 3rd or 4th "lunge" I heard a really loud clunking sound. I stopped the self right immediately and sure enough, once I...
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    Thanks rizz0d! I posted a whole series of photos...

    Thanks rizz0d! I posted a whole series of photos in the photo thread about how much went into that paint job. Fricken 30-40 hours total, I'd guess. lol

    On topic: I went a little heavier wt than...
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    Hello HelloKitty, Interesting! I thought it...

    Hello HelloKitty,

    Interesting! I thought it did better at handling the bumps and did well landing big jumps. However, that could be wishful thinking. LOL I think I have video of bashing at the...
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    Sticky: New X-Maxx with Custom paint job

    Hey all!

    Been out of RC for awhile (other than a 1/16 eRevo I occasionally mess around with) and apparently I decided to really get back into it! lol I now have an X-Maxx 8S, and immediately...
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    Thanks CrazyXMAXX and grave75 for the replies....

    Thanks CrazyXMAXX and grave75 for the replies. There seem to be many different opinions, except almost everything I've read now says to use stiffer springs. What I decided on for my dual rate springs...
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    Hey everyone! Curious what you guys think of you...

    Hey everyone! Curious what you guys think of you set ups after some bashing? I have the ProLine dual rate spring assortment set and am trying to figure out what spring combo and weight oil I should...
  25. 4S Battery Problems for my 6 week old X-Maxx

    Hi all!

    Searched the forum, but surprised I didn't find anything on this.

    I have the Traxxas starter kit for my X-Maxx 8S, and one of the 4S batteries was dead right out of the box. (Charger...
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