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  1. Thread: TD's UDR

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    I'm assuming its MIP's standard warranty; 90-day...

    I'm assuming its MIP's standard warranty; 90-day limited, does not cover wear. It will likely be awhile before anyone can comment on how long they will last compared to stock.
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    On 4S, things will last for awhile. Be realistic...

    On 4S, things will last for awhile. Be realistic about jumps, if your trying to 'send it' like an X-Maxx you will be breaking a lot.

    Check my build thread... i have a lot of run time on mine and...
  3. Thread: TD's UDR

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    56 packs in and broke the 3rd drive shaft. This...

    56 packs in and broke the 3rd drive shaft. This one only lasted 15 packs. Also broke the 4th front sway bar on number 52.

    I'm surprised this driveshaft didn't last longer, but i was driving the...
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    Limiting the rear suspension travel is working...

    Limiting the rear suspension travel is working for me also. I've noticed no wear yet on the u-joints after 10 packs. I am using some 95mm limiter straps from Hot Racing. Previously i was only getting...
  5. Thread: TD's UDR

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    50 packs through it, i estimate its about 16.5hrs...

    50 packs through it, i estimate its about 16.5hrs of run time.

    The rear is starting to bottom out a lot, time to rebuild the shocks again.

    https://i.imgur.com/M84OebHl.jpg
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    Ran pack 48 through it last night. The TQI radio...

    Ran pack 48 through it last night. The TQI radio is starting to act up a little bit, the throttle gets stuck at like 5% forward occasionally.

    The limiter straps in the back seem to be helping the...
  7. Thread: TD's UDR

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    BPee, the manual i have says 1M weight oil, part...

    BPee, the manual i have says 1M weight oil, part # 5042.

    The support page links to this version of the manual.

    https://traxxas.com/sites/default/files/85076-4-OM-EN-R02.pdf

    I am guessing the...
  8. Thread: TD's UDR

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    BPee, manual says 1 million... maybe your looking...

    BPee, manual says 1 million... maybe your looking at something different.

    mad, the RPM arms are holding up well but only have 4 packs through them. Also keep in mind i retired this rig from...
  9. Thread: TD's UDR

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    Moving the upper link position would decrease...

    Moving the upper link position would decrease your total driveshaft angle also. I think it would also increase the leverage between the chassis and rear axle, making the chassis squat more on...
  10. Thread: TD's UDR

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    The 2nd driveshaft and 3rd front sway bar broke...

    The 2nd driveshaft and 3rd front sway bar broke on pack 41.

    I noticed that the rear suspension had developed a lot of play in it. The brass hollow balls form MFR are not holding up well to the...
  11. Thread: TD's UDR

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    I wish there were enough in San Diego to get some...

    I wish there were enough in San Diego to get some races going. Had a lot of fun turning laps earlier.

    https://i.imgur.com/LnTzEQzl.jpg

    Was fully expecting the rear driveshaft to break today,...
  12. Thread: TD's UDR

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    Great idea! I was looking at the straps available...

    Great idea! I was looking at the straps available from HotRacing. I picked up some 105mm length (matches what i measured the stock ones at) but when stretched they are too long. The next option was...
  13. Thread: TD's UDR

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    Took another trip out to my favorite bashing...

    Took another trip out to my favorite bashing spot. I get about 25 minutes from the Traxxas 6700 4S packs. I really cant complain...but tempted to try out 7200 or 9200 packs from SMC next.
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  14. Thread: TD's UDR

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    Got my warrantied LED light bar from Traxxas...

    Got my warrantied LED light bar from Traxxas earlier this week.

    https://i.imgur.com/ADlrCHbl.jpg

    The front cover i made is pretty beat up, but has protected the lights really well. Ive done...
  15. Thread: TD's UDR

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    Just for future knowledge, i don't recommend the...

    Just for future knowledge, i don't recommend the Hot Racing Toe Links. The rod ends dont have enough travel for the suspension, so they bind up a little when the suspension is in full droop. I put a...
  16. Thread: TD's UDR

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    The handling has been getting progressively...

    The handling has been getting progressively worse. Noticed a lot of play has developed in the steering and the front diff was leaking pretty bad.

    The servo saver was also really hard to turn. I...
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    Are all the connectors tight? Perhaps the wires...

    Are all the connectors tight? Perhaps the wires are not seated in the connectors? If it wasn't that, i would see if you can send the ESC back.
  18. Thread: TD's UDR

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    Opened up the rear diff to see how things looked,...

    Opened up the rear diff to see how things looked, i think i have about 16 packs since i last greased everything.

    No sand! The last time i had the diff open, i sealed the left and right edges using...
  19. Thread: TD's UDR

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    Was happy to see my local shops are stocking UDR...

    Was happy to see my local shops are stocking UDR parts. Was able to get replacement sway bars; a quick scan of the wall i also saw drive shafts and suspension arms. Good to see local part...
  20. Thread: TD's UDR

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    New bumper arrived; ...

    New bumper arrived;

    https://i.imgur.com/OwVrXUnl.jpg

    You can see where its bending. Maybe RPM will produce one of these in the future.

    https://i.imgur.com/gdJ18mAl.jpg

    The only broken...
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    I think part of the charm of the UDR is its size...

    I think part of the charm of the UDR is its size and weight are right in the sweet spot for handling bumpy terrain at speed. The Baja Rey is too light weight to take terrain the way the UDR does. I...
  22. Thread: TD's UDR

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    Now at 26 packs. No regrets at all buying this...

    Now at 26 packs. No regrets at all buying this truck, one of my favorites. But it sure is needy!

    https://i.imgur.com/ASaGcIGl.jpg

    Broke the front sway bar again, same spot and same side. The...
  23. Thread: TD's UDR

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    MFR recently released hollow balls sized for...

    MFR recently released hollow balls sized for using the Losi rod ends that are a direct fit on the UDR. Opted to replace my customized Losi hollow balls as it eliminates the need to use a bunch of...
  24. Mine has rubbed alot, lots of marks on the inner...

    Mine has rubbed alot, lots of marks on the inner wheel and the screw head is pretty worn down. This is after 22 packs, all on sand.

    https://i.imgur.com/WZEXIUcl.jpg

    Would like to see some metal...
  25. You have to put in the other battery box spacer...

    You have to put in the other battery box spacer that was included. All I run are the 4S 6700mah packs.
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