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    I cut four slots in chassis on my XMaxx and then...

    I cut four slots in chassis on my XMaxx and then threadedd two wide velcro straps through, works great and I'm doing same to my Maxx.
  2. I just saw Traxxas calls them toe links, in...

    I just saw Traxxas calls them toe links, in automotive terms they're tie-rods, but yes we're referring to same parts lol.
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    Maxx is a much heavier duty and more monster...

    Maxx is a much heavier duty and more monster truck like vehicle than Stampede and should take way more abuse which I'll find out soon as I'm done pre-first run modding mine.
  4. They are tie rods to connect steering. Steel...

    They are tie rods to connect steering. Steel turnbuckles with plastic end links with steel pivot balls would be sturdiest but sometimes flex in some parts is good to prevent breakage, all depends on...
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    Very nice! :) I love my XMaxx, it’s not...

    Very nice! :)

    I love my XMaxx, it’s not totally stock, free mods and upgraded parts where needed, i drive it hard and sometimes it breaks, but that’s to be expected for large scale 20lb truck...
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    Any parts etc needed or does the 2085X just bolt...

    Any parts etc needed or does the 2085X just bolt right in to the Maxx?
  7. If you must go wider, do it proper and get...

    If you must go wider, do it proper and get Traxxas wide kit.

    +1 on extra strain on bearings and all with extended hubs or wheels with more offset.
  8. NIce, but I've found that cutting the front all...

    NIce, but I've found that cutting the front all way around from wheelwell to wheelwell at bottome of the grill sticker reduces front body cracking due to the bumper constantly smashing against it. ...
  9. I've got XMaxx (awesome basher), Maxx (just...

    I've got XMaxx (awesome basher), Maxx (just bought it and doing pre-running mods like body reinforcement, ESC swap, bearing lube, etc.), I've had several 2WD and 4x4 Slashes (great truck and super...
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    275g on stock brand new body with cage/mounting...

    275g on stock brand new body with cage/mounting stuff attached and not reinforced or trimmed yet.
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    Emulsion type are much easier to bleed and setup...

    Emulsion type are much easier to bleed and setup and teh cap bladders never slip out of place and leak lol.

    Priming the shocks? Just place truck on ground and press up and down on it couple...
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    I'm about to was mine and do the mesh tape with...

    I'm about to was mine and do the mesh tape with ShoeGoo inside, I can weight it later today.
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    It won't fit, put my two trucks side by side last...

    It won't fit, put my two trucks side by side last night lol!



    That's what I'm doing, thanks!
  14. As said, leave the steering links alone for some...

    As said, leave the steering links alone for some flex.

    Traxxas offers a steel servo horn, might get that to got with upgraded XMaxx servo. 8647X
    https://traxxas.com/products/parts/8947X
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    I would not mess with the connectors on the motor...

    I would not mess with the connectors on the motor wires and don't shorten them or motor won't run right. Exchange the esc for one with proper size motor wire plugs.
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    Will the XMaxx saver spring fit?

    Will the XMaxx saver spring fit?
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    Perfect, thanks! Did you do anything to servo...

    Perfect, thanks! Did you do anything to servo saver spring or linkage?
  18. Team Traxxas Spotlight: Project StealthMAXX

    Was searching for Maxx upgrade parts and found this, interesting and informative article, also tells part numbers and what they did to it for track racing purposes, but it's a great guide for any...
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    Yes, great tuning advice!!! I dislike...

    Yes, great tuning advice!!!



    I dislike bladder type shocks (prefer emulsion type as easier to setup and bleed imo) but I've seen videos (RC Driver Traxxas Maxx shock refill/maintenance on...
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    Dunno, thought I read that it fit lol.. Well you...

    Dunno, thought I read that it fit lol.. Well you know how that goes when you take their advice it's usually a crap shoot ime, except for a very specific few shop employees, even then everybody makes...
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    Got Max8 on the way, thanks! Motor in my XMAxx...

    Got Max8 on the way, thanks! Motor in my XMAxx has been good, so yes I'll run stock motor here too.

    Guy at LHS said the Xmaxx servo wouldn't fit, looked like it would to me but the aluminum case...
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    New Maxx, run stock esc and servo or?

    New Maxx, run stock esc and servo or? Based on my experience with the stock electronics...should I pull them both, sell new and replace with or just run them?
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    Yes it does and much easier to remove during...

    Yes it does and much easier to remove during maintenance/repairs.
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    ShoeGoo is much more permanent especially if you...

    ShoeGoo is much more permanent especially if you properly clean before application, therefore I prefer E6000 for this (but E6000 becomes dry, brittle and crumbles in direct sunlight).
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    E6000, works great, put a little bead, assemble,...

    E6000, works great, put a little bead, assemble, run it. To disassemble gently pry it apart and scrape it off a lot easier than RTV silicone.

    I finally ended up doing same on my Slash 4x4 with...
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