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    I've seen a simple solution that all companies...

    I've seen a simple solution that all companies should practice which is simply make the pinion hole shaped to the motor shaft to match the flat part. If the set screw comes loose, the pinion gear is...
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    I never knew this was a thing until I saw this...

    I never knew this was a thing until I saw this video the other week and I was surprised (skip to 8:30)...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WjfzTkW0YE&t

    ...I bought my X-Maxx in March/April 2018...
  3. Thread: Parked car

    by Nickerz
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    Ouch! Put ESC in Training mode next time (if...

    Ouch! Put ESC in Training mode next time (if there is a next time-lol) or do this w/bluetooth if you have one. Bluetooth & Traxxas app lets you dial full throttle down to a crawl so when wife, kids,...
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    It's possible you got a bad set of lipos, it can...

    It's possible you got a bad set of lipos, it can happen. DEFINITELY not the norm to hear anyone complain about SMC batteries. I have two I bought 2 years ago and these are the BEST lipos I've owned....
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    Simple Garden Hose...

    Yep, even Traxxas recommends using a garden hose, air compressor, etc. to clean your X-Maxx...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN88sUqa1GE&list=WL&index
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    Yeah, I guess once you register, you have no way...

    Yeah, I guess once you register, you have no way of knowing or viewing the models you registered. I do remember doing this and found the screenshot when I did it for my X-Maxx 2 1/2 years ago, lol......
  7. Not to hijack this thread but I tried using imgr...

    Not to hijack this thread but I tried using imgr and wow...it doesn't need to be that complicated. I now use https://postimages.org/ and talk about simple and clean. I haven't found another option to...
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    Yes, thanks for posting that pic! It looks like...

    Yes, thanks for posting that pic! It looks like it covers the pin more than the stock screw but not as much as the washer. If this works though, I'd rather use this as you said...it's a much cleaner...
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    Nice find! I'd definitely go with this instead,...

    Nice find! I'd definitely go with this instead, thx for sharing. Anyone have a pic of what this looks like? Would like to see how much it covers the pin...
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    I see what you're saying. Yes, then mine must...

    I see what you're saying. Yes, then mine must have been different b/c the pin was able to come through pass the screw as shown in my video. I could slide it back and forth. Then again, this is all...
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    Did you watch the videos by any chance? This is...

    Did you watch the videos by any chance? This is what I was saying in the videos - same difference anyway. The washer is a cheaper alternative to the RPM pins and will prevent the pin from being...
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    So if you do register, will you see the vehicles...

    So if you do register, will you see the vehicles you registered? I don't see any of them on Traxxas' site but I can't remember if I did or not. I might be remembering registering some other RC's with...
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    ***UPDATE*** For Hinge Pin Fix...

    Just wanted to update an older video I made in my post above...

    I've been bored so I've tinkering around a little and I found some washers that fit perfectly under the screw and covers the hinge...
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    Sticky: 2018 X-Maxx 8S - Green Edition w/Monster Energy Stickers

    When she was NEW and Pretty...
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    Apparently 600 Meter Range...

    Skip to about 7 minutes into this video as Kevin says this radio has a 600 meter range...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtW8lqPwoAM

    And here's the radio......
  16. Lol, actually I've been searching for a new body...

    Lol, actually I've been searching for a new body but have noticed they all seem to be out of stock. I like the new green color (7811G) but kinda like the new orange more (7811) here......
  17. Traxxas X-Maxx Tires & Wheels (Orange, Green, etc.)

    I saw this on the Traxxas website $70/pair...

    https://traxxas.com/landingpages/x-maxx-accessories
  18. Cancelled Ford GT Order...

    I ordered it from my Hobbytown on 12/30/19, followed up several times with them but they still didn't have it. Waited until 2/6/20 and I waited as long as I could but my Hobbytown STILL hadn't...
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    Traxxas Magazines / Catalogs...

    I didn't realize this before but Traxxas has some nice magazines and catalogs! Here is a link to download them from their website...

    https://traxxas.com/catalog

    ...I wish they would keep this...
  20. Pulled The Trigger On A New 4-Tec 2.0 Ford GT - Blue

    Earlier today I went down to my LHS (Hobbytown) and ordered the Brushed Blue Ford GT! My Hobbytown sent me a catalog last month with a $20 coupon off anything over $200, plus Traxxas is running their...
  21. Would It Be Version 3?

    Just curious, if there was new version of the X-Maxx, would it it be considered V3, since V1 was 6S and V2 could be 8S? Plus the other differences between them...
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  22. Thread: Battery

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    SMC Battery Guide For Traxxas Vehicles

    SMC has a Traxxas Battery Guide which tells you which battery fits any Traxxas vehicle (or other vehicles like Arrma)...

    https://www.smc-racing.net/index.php?route=product/category&path=181

    By...
  23. Traxxas Tools: 7-Piece Metric Hex Bit Master Set

    I just received an email from Traxxas that they now make their own bits! They look really nice but they are expensive...
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    Here's what to do so you don't waste any more...

    Here's what to do so you don't waste any more time...

    Call Traxxas Customer Service @ 1-888-872-9927.

    Hours:
    6:30am-7pm PST (Monday-Friday)

    Traxxas has the BEST customer service. Tell them...
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    Bought New METAL Servo Gear Set...

    Exactly! Plastic gears don't last with mine. It was nice though, Traxxas sent me a new plastic servo gear set again! But after I thought to myself...do I really want to keep opening the servo up to...
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