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    Nice runs! Nice video as well... but I miss seeing Violet. She has grown so much over the years of watching your videos!

    Keep it up!
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    Violet is almost ten now! I got here all of the parts to convert her Slash 4x4 into the 2017 Raptor! We got the body and just looking for a good time to paint it
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    I usually don't use this truck for speed runs. My other truck ( Truckie ) has been in need of parts. Parts that are sitting at home ready for me to tear things apart
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    Went to a secret location and filmed a video! It was my first time doing slow motion
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    Cool vid Sob ! Love that Raptor body and talk about a great drift track. It was cool too cause you could hear exactly how you would get on and off the throttle with precision instead of just wot like some noobs do and then wonder how their car got broke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimmyHog View Post
    Cool vid Sob ! Love that Raptor body and talk about a great drift track. It was cool too cause you could hear exactly how you would get on and off the throttle with precision instead of just wot like some noobs do and then wonder how their car got broke.
    Thank you! I'm happy that you found my video entertaining! I have posted the full speed version for comparison
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    Quote Originally Posted by El Sob View Post
    Thank you! I'm happy that you found my video entertaining! I have posted the full speed version for comparison
    That is awesome, that swagger and stance

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    Quote Originally Posted by TwoBelugas View Post
    That is awesome, that swagger and stance
    Thank you! I put a lot of work into my trucks to get the stance and performance I almost demand of them
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    Well I can no longer call this truck my newest Ultimate edition. I got another Ultimate edition today! Here is a picture of them side by side. Looking forward to modifying the new truck

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    Nice! Your job/school must treat you well!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Squeegie View Post
    Nice! Your job/school must treat you well!
    Actually I met an older gentleman that had the Ultimate edition and an X-Maxx. We told me he would trade for two chargers and lipos. So I made him a deal that we are both happy with
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    Good deal!
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    So here's a picture of what the brand new Ultimate looks like. I'm trying to decide what exactly I am going to do with it. It is pretty


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    If you can't decide, you could just give it to me! No, never mind. I don't have time to drive my own so that would just make me twice as frustrated. Nice score though, I love that color combo, sharp looking truck.

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    Well, since this thread is about the other Ultimate edition I will try not to put too much about the newest Ultimate here. So I put Yeah Racing fans on the motor and esc. Aluminum heatsink for the motor, rubber grommet for the driveshaft, adjusted the springs and sway bars, correct the gear mesh, switched the left and right rear hub carriers and cleaned up the wires.

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    Sorry to be late to the party but what is the rubber grommet on the driveshaft for and where exactly do you put it? I've been reading this forum for a while ( back to page 701 so far) and must have missed that one.

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    Hello guys, please help me. I bought a used Traxxas Slash 4X4 ultimate, but the prev. owner changed the controller and the receiver. Car works perfectly, but the TSM function is not on as default, it is hard to control the car while accelerating. As far as I know, the TSM function can not be switched on with the ESC multi function button, and I can not use the traxxas phone app either, as the controller is not original, and not bluetooth capable at all. The actual controller is 3 channel, but it seems that on channel 3 I can not adjust the TSM. (I have a brand new slash ulti as well, and as default, TSM is on channel 3).

    What can I do to switch ON the TSM on this great car?

    Thanks in advance, and sorry for the bad english.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kselmeci View Post
    Hello guys, please help me. I bought a used Traxxas Slash 4X4 ultimate, but the prev. owner changed the controller and the receiver. Car works perfectly, but the TSM function is not on as default, it is hard to control the car while accelerating. As far as I know, the TSM function can not be switched on with the ESC multi function button, and I can not use the traxxas phone app either, as the controller is not original, and not bluetooth capable at all. The actual controller is 3 channel, but it seems that on channel 3 I can not adjust the TSM. (I have a brand new slash ulti as well, and as default, TSM is on channel 3).

    What can I do to switch ON the TSM on this great car?

    Thanks in advance, and sorry for the bad english.
    Your English is fine. You might want to make your own thread to ask any questions you have. Tsm is only on traxxas transmitters and receivers, it is not in the esc. What radio system is in it right now?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TRAXXASAXXART View Post
    Your English is fine. You might want to make your own thread to ask any questions you have. Tsm is only on traxxas transmitters and receivers, it is not in the esc. What radio system is in it right now?
    It is an Ansmann W6 radio. Thank you for your help!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimmyHog View Post
    Sorry to be late to the party but what is the rubber grommet on the driveshaft for and where exactly do you put it? I've been reading this forum for a while ( back to page 701 so far) and must have missed that one.
    Please excuse me for answering your question late. The rubber grommet is for taking up the slack in the driveshaft. I have had the ends get stripped and this is a fix for that. It also enables the truck to run with less drive train noise. I put them on all of my trucks.

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    No prob Sob! After reading so much of this forum, that's one thing I've come to know and respect about you, you always follow through.

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    Quote Originally Posted by El Sob View Post
    Well, since this thread is about the other Ultimate edition I will try not to put too much about the newest Ultimate here. So I put Yeah Racing fans on the motor and esc. Aluminum heatsink for the motor, rubber grommet for the driveshaft, adjusted the springs and sway bars, correct the gear mesh, switched the left and right rear hub carriers and cleaned up the wires.

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    [mention]El Sob [/mention] why do you switch the left and right rear hub carriers?


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    When you switch the rear aluminum rear hub carriers, it reduces your reat toe-in to -1.

    Have fun!

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    Thank you for replying, how does this improve performance?


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    Read pages 23-24 of the manual for your answers:

    https://m.traxxas.com/sites/default/...-OM-EN-R06.pdf

    “In general, increasing toe-in improves stability, while reducing toe-in may help “loosen up” the truck’s handling to improve corner speed, especially on high-grip tracks. Experiment to see what works best for your track and driving style.”
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    Tqvm understood now


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