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  1. #1481
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    Quote Originally Posted by PATS4LIFE View Post
    Just finished installing some stuff for now..

    Leopard BL5 esc/leopard 5892 1340kv
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    HR 25mm serrated wheel nuts
    Pro-line Badlands MX43 wheels/tires

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    HR steering brace
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    Just received my rpm oversized carriers
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    Quote Originally Posted by Overpowerxmaxx View Post
    I just received my duratrax bandito x tires




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    Any comments?
    How do they perform?
    What's the weight difference to stock?

    I'm after a set of on-road tyres, and these look decent......

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    Got an aluminum steering tie bar installed. First bad crash, my servo horn stripped. Guess I found my cheap easy weak spot. To be fair the crash involved hard cartwheels of my 30lb truck. Gonna stick with plastic on this one.

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    Proline Badlands,2085x servo,RPM rear hub carriers,max6 speed controller,Jim's bearings,hinge pins with nuts,Russian indestructable body.

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    I just got an xmaxx a couple weeks ago after selling off all my ground RC's a few years ago.

    I like it! Its bone stock so far. Until something happens.

    Made a jump on the weekend, sorry its lame need BIGGER jump haha.


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    Changed pinion and spur to 20/46.

    Changed paddle tires back to stock tires

    I started a thread last night on "best way to paint or hydro dip" bodys.... but cant find it. Did it get deleated by mod???? Does anyone know the best way to "paint" these bodys? Plz lmk thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitro Blowin View Post

    I started a thread last night on "best way to paint or hydro dip" bodys.... but cant find it. Did it get deleated by mod???? Does anyone know the best way to "paint" these bodys? Plz lmk thanks
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    Got my servo horn replaced and now my truck is in one piece. Happy now.

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    Installing fastlanerc bulletproof gears set


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    Quote Originally Posted by PATS4LIFE View Post
    Installing fastlanerc bulletproof gears set


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    Looks like a killer setup.......

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    What did you do with your X-Maxx today?

    Quote Originally Posted by PATS4LIFE View Post
    Installing fastlanerc bulletproof gears set


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    I agree. Looks good. Curious why youíd delete the center diff though. I havent managed to damage any of my gearing, I could see myself getting the diff setup and pinions. Now I say this I will blow something up. Other than looking absolutely awesome(then disappearing) why billet cups?
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    Not sure what happened here,ran the truck maybe less that 5min all of sudden throttle diminished and then no respond and notice the motor wire weren’t attach anymore
    Anyone tell me what could possibly went wrong here?

    BTW it’s first run on the motor leopard 5892(1340kv)

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    Looks like they did not solder the connectors on at all! If you have a good iron you could do this yourself. Need heat shrink etc to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by o0wiz0o View Post
    Looks like they did not solder the connectors on at all! If you have a good iron you could do this yourself. Need heat shrink etc to.
    That’s what I was thinking,probably poor solder connection,you think it can cause the motor to get really hot also like 2-3 min run I touched the motor and it feels really hot and it was early morning run @ 60degrees temp.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PATS4LIFE View Post
    Thatís what I was thinking,probably poor solder connection,you think it can cause the motor to get really hot also like 2-3 min run I touched the motor and it feels really hot and it was early morning run @ 60degrees temp.
    Yeah. No tinning was done. Thatís really slack on the leopard side. Iíd say that was your heat issue. Are you running 8S, and whatís your gearing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gripdog7205 View Post
    Yeah. No tinning was done. That’s really slack on the leopard side. I’d say that was your heat issue. Are you running 8S, and what’s your gearing?
    Yes I’m running on 8s with 1.5M 30/30 and mesh is fine
    Also have CC BEC 2.0 @7.4V for my savox servo
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    Quote Originally Posted by PATS4LIFE View Post
    Yes Iím running on 8s with 1.5M 30/30 and mesh is fine
    Also have CC BEC 2.0 @7.4V for my savox servo
    Was your input shaft really hot as well. I never had good luck with the belt drive, due to tension/heat issues. I have a thread about it. Either way your geared 1:1 which wonít work with your motor choice. Iíd fix the motor leads and gear down a bit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gripdog7205 View Post
    Was your input shaft really hot as well. I never had good luck with the belt drive, due to tension/heat issues. I have a thread about it. Either way your geared 1:1 which won’t work with your motor choice. I’d fix the motor leads and gear down a bit.
    No input wasn’t as hot as the motor itself,I’ll gear down once I figured how to solder the copper wires on the motor,if not I’ll probably get me CC 2028 motor.

    Are still running drive belt?thought about it but I wasn’t sure about tensioning.
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    No Iím not. For some reason I thought you were. I see now youíre running mod 1.5. I prefer gears very much. I would stick with the leopard motor, I really like mine. If I swapped it would be to a TP motor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gripdog7205 View Post
    No I’m not. For some reason I thought you were. I see now you’re running mod 1.5. I prefer gears very much. I would stick with the leopard motor, I really like mine. If I swapped it would be to a TP motor.
    I will try solder the connectors back on Leopard motor,I had the same motor on my maxx 6s before and had no issues.
    Thought about the TP motor also but I keep reading about people breaking shafts on them and warranty aren’t good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PATS4LIFE View Post
    I will try solder the connectors back on Leopard motor,I had the same motor on my maxx 6s before and had no issues.
    Thought about the TP motor also but I keep reading about people breaking shafts on them and warranty arenít good.
    All good points. I really donít want for more. Iím running the 5898 1100kv. Geared 37/46. I have a 39 but have never run it.

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    Well my leopard 5892 1340kv crap out on me,it just keeps overheating since the wire connectors came off,I replaced the connectors with new ones I even had someone solder it professionally but it’s still overheating


    But anyways I ordered 950kv 8pole brushless motor to replace the leopard motor so as for now back to stock motor.



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    Ordered me fastlanerc billet heatsink with fasltane dual fans and ABC3 complete bearing set
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    Quote Originally Posted by PATS4LIFE View Post
    Not sure what happened here,ran the truck maybe less that 5min all of sudden throttle diminished and then no respond and notice the motor wire weren’t attach anymore
    Anyone tell me what could possibly went wrong here?

    BTW it’s first run on the motor leopard 5892(1340kv)

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    Why are your 3 motor wires wrapped up so tight with heat shrink? They should be loose around the bullet connectors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ReglarGuy View Post
    Why are your 3 motor wires wrapped up so tight with heat shrink? They should be loose around the bullet connectors.
    I just did for added protection
    Anyways sent motor back if warranty will cover but haven’t received any update since they received it Wednesday and I’ve been emailing them and no responds yet and RcJuice don’t even have a phone # that I can call listed on their site:/
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    Ordered leopard 58113 V2 motor 870kv
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    Quote Originally Posted by PATS4LIFE View Post
    I just did for added protection
    Anyways sent motor back if warranty will cover but haven’t received any update since they received it Wednesday and I’ve been emailing them and no responds yet and RcJuice don’t even have a phone # that I can call listed on their site:/
    If I may suggest, you should consider using only a zip-tie (or, something comparable in size) not so close to your bullet connectors, but about an inch or so back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ReglarGuy View Post
    If I may suggest, you should consider using only a zip-tie (or, something comparable in size) not so close to your bullet connectors, but about an inch or so back.
    Will do thanks for the tip
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    This all took me few days being life has been busy.


    Totally Dissembled the xmaxx.
    Cleaned all parts.
    Installed RC screws stainless screw set
    Replaced all bearings with RC bearing set
    Replaced front diff oil with 30k weight
    Refreashed center diff with 20m weight
    Replaced rear diff with 50k weight
    Replaced rear hubs with RPM oversize hubs
    Replaced spur gear with 46T GDS gear
    Replaced pinion with 20T
    Added washers for rear bumper screws to wheelie bar (screws were pulling through)
    Added synthetic marine grease to all metal on metal gears, except driveshaft and pinion/spur.
    Added dielectric grease to reciever box seal.
    Placed tape over holes inside rims of stock tires. (Prevent water from getting inside tires)

    The RC screw kit left out few screws like steering servo and think something else already forgot lol 95% complete kit, tons of extra screws tho. Few screws were also different length but 1-2 millimeter difference so seems to work fine..

    The RC screw bearing kit left out bearings for the wheelie bar wheels 95% complete kit few extra bearings.

    Dont think I'm leaving anything out. It was a big project for only having the truck a few months and never taking it apart other than replacing spur/pinion, esc and reciever.





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    Just received my leopard 58113 V2 870kv motor,next to it is 56113 8 pole 960kv motor from primal Rc


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    Installed 58113 V2 motor with fastlane rc billet heatsink/dual fans with led lights.


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    Quote Originally Posted by PATS4LIFE View Post
    Installed 58113 V2 motor with fastlane rc billet heatsink/dual fans with led lights.


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    Lol. Those fans looks so tiny on the giant motor


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    Quote Originally Posted by Gripdog7205 View Post
    Lol. Those fans looks so tiny on the giant motor


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    Yes it is but it cools the motor down to at least 40degrees.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PATS4LIFE View Post
    Yes it is but it cools the motor down to at least 40degrees.
    Oh Iím not hating. I run fans too. I will say for what they charge, they should be larger.


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    Just received my x maxx work stand..


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    If you had bigger fans that went out further past the very top of your heatsink, you would get even better cooling.

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    What did you do with your X-Maxx today?

    This is what Iím going to be running

    Iím not done installing it yet
    It will need its own power
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    I really like the frame you made. You should consider two fans, and have those two fans get their power from your two Lipo's or BEC...maybe even three fans. It looks like your frame could handle three fans easy. Don't worry about the current drawing from your batteries. The small fans we use for our cooling draw very little current.
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    1 the fans are 60x60x40 and my motor is a 56112 so two will run in to the motor wires

    2 they are 12v fans they draw 3.5-4 amps and I donít believe there is a 12v bec ( send a link of Iím wrong)

    3 can I run them on the balance port or would I have to make a splice?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Overpowerxmaxx View Post
    1 the fans are 60x60x40 and my motor is a 56112 so two will run in to the motor wires

    2 they are 12v fans they draw 3.5-4 amps and I donít believe there is a 12v bec ( send a link of Iím wrong)

    3 can I run them on the balance port or would I have to make a splice?


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    The one Iím installing is adjustable up to 12vdc.



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