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    That’s a sensible way of looking at it. Buying a...

    That’s a sensible way of looking at it. Buying a MAXX then spend half the cars price to get it to perform like a E Revo seems wasteful. Treat the MAXX for what it is, a stampede 4x4 and monster slash...
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    Someone make this post a sticky. Great summary.

    Someone make this post a sticky. Great summary.
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    Oof, it’s a long list. They share most parts...

    Oof, it’s a long list. They share most parts within the chassis but arms, turnbuckles, wheels, hexes, even front caster block differ. Looking at the exploded views is the best way to go imoh as well.
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    I would put the esc plate back on even though you...

    I would put the esc plate back on even though you moved the esc to the side. The four screws hold it down is a part of what keeps the chassis from over flexing. That would also keep the battery held...
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    I would suggest start with an eBay ultimate...

    I would suggest start with an eBay ultimate roller for about 300, and add parts as you go. The rally front bumper opens up the possibility for all the delta plastik road bodies. You previous set up...
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    I assume you mean rally, and fiesta instead of...

    I assume you mean rally, and fiesta instead of Festiva?

    What was your set up before? I mean motor, esc, bumper set up, body, etc. you seem to be talking about a lot of different things, I wouldn’t...
  7. If his backyard has things that the MAXX runs...

    If his backyard has things that the MAXX runs into all the time, I guess itís possible the MAXX can break with enough abuse

    Otherwise, I want to see how he drives it to break it just driving...
  8. Anything that fits slash 4x4 or stampede 4x4,...

    Anything that fits slash 4x4 or stampede 4x4, except the proline protrac arm specific ones, should work.

    The more bash worthy tires would be all 2.8inch wheel monster truck that mount on slash...
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    Now that I got a second 6780 the bolts came...

    Now that I got a second 6780 the bolts came slightly loose too. How much are you guys tightening down your whenrebuilding? I wonder if not quite tightened all the way is intended?
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    hi guys What part number is the strc top...

    hi guys

    What part number is the strc top shaft? I see 3793ae on their website but it seems to require using the associated clutch assembly.

    Thanks.
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    I was addressing Defiant1 and wasn’t intending to...

    I was addressing Defiant1 and wasn’t intending to create confusion.
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    So there is the shock cap that everyone talks...

    So there is the shock cap that everyone talks about that goes on top of the shock body by threading onto the top of the shock body, and then there is the rod end spring perch that threads on to the...
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    I would love to be able to buy something like...

    I would love to be able to buy something like that hot rod body for a road set up slash....
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    Shock caps have little to do with retaining...

    Shock caps have little to do with retaining springs though, thatís the job of the little cup that goes between the shock cap and spring.

    Is your spring too loose? Now that I think back, some...
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    OP, Iím also a fan of the gtr shocks but start...

    OP, Iím also a fan of the gtr shocks but start with rocketís suggestion about al caps. The ultra shocks are surprisingly competent with the cap upgrade and you can achieve wide range of performance...
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    Check the explode views of both and you will see....

    Check the explode views of both and you will see. If I remember correctly the xo-1 version has two additional pieces, the I-bar and the pin that goes through to resist twisting. I think the xo1 also...
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    I see the camber links are adjustable. Did you...

    I see the camber links are adjustable. Did you start with a Stamp4de 4x4 vxl? If so you can use the diffs from the brushed model for a 12/47 ratio front and back diff ring and opinion gear.
  18. Loosen the slipper and use the aluminum pads from...

    Loosen the slipper and use the aluminum pads from the rustler 4x4

    If you have some cash laying around, get the 6780 center diff kit that is a beast, keeps my 4s 2200kv HCG running desert truck...
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    But that something you gotta deal with any 1/10...

    But that something you gotta deal with any 1/10 monster truck running 2.8 inch wheel tires. To be fair the stampede 4x4 has better clearance especially main chassis belly than most cars its size. You...
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    That doesnít surprise me unfortunately. Wherever...

    That doesnít surprise me unfortunately. Wherever they assemble things, they get sloppy sometimes. Thatís the reason why I stopped buying their 17mm hex adapters, two sets in a row, two would have...
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    I didn’t. In fact I ran a few passes on on it...

    I didn’t. In fact I ran a few passes on on it after tightening the bolts, and took it out to recheck, and no leaks. Of course I still have the stock fluid so it’s less easy to leak than lighter...
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    For pavement shenanigans my two go to setups are...

    For pavement shenanigans my two go to setups are

    (1) rustler 4x4 with the shocks mounted with inner most mounting holes on top, and outer most hole on lower arm, stiffer springs, 17mm hubs running...
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    I got one to try and running it on my HCG chassis...

    I got one to try and running it on my HCG chassis with the UDR esc and motor, proline mx28 tires and a vgracing cage as desert truck conversion, before the 6870, the power on 4s was causing the car...
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    Does the brushed version come with the aluminum...

    Does the brushed version come with the aluminum slipper pads? If so you can loosen the nut more than the cheaper composite pads and soften the shock front the motor a bit when run on 4s. The new more...
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    Stock spur is fine. I have three of the 4wd on 4s...

    Stock spur is fine. I have three of the 4wd on 4s including on Rustl4r all using stock 54 or traxxasí 50 t plastic spur and no issues. Just set the mesh correctly as you need to in any case.
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