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Old 01-25-2018, 10:07 PM
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I've been building and getting my setup right on my new 3 cell RJ Speed pro stock, and I'm having a lot of problems. I was out today, and was making hits in the street (that I prepped the first 10 feet of with sugar water), when I noticed that the car rolls forward EXTREMELY slow, for almost a foot, then the power kicks in. It's extremely annoying, because I would like to start racing, and that would make me lose every time. Another big problem is every time I make a pass, the car just starts falling apart. I lost 2 screws and a bracket (that holds the rear axle on), and I almost lost a 3rd screw. The last and BY FAR biggest problem is the spur and pinion gears. After 5 minutes out, I destroyed, I mean destroyed, my spur gear. I put another on, and almost ruined that one. Please help, I don't have the money to constantly fix this car.
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Old 02-04-2018, 04:52 PM
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what is your actual set motor .esc battery type and size.. also do u have plastic spur pinions sounds like its to tight a mesh did you use a folded piece of paper to set mesh.. thats 2 layers of paper..
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Old 02-10-2018, 01:33 PM
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i drag race ith mine 2x a weeks sorry but its less than a 2 second drive to do the 132 feet then back to me with a 1200amp brushed esc and a 2 turn tops racing motor only thing i have blown was my tires on my 1st run when they hit the chassis on expansion.. i replaced them with 10 mm smaller tires.. i run close to 128mph in less than .05 seconds so how r u running 5 minutes this is a drag car not a basher..
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Old 02-15-2018, 08:20 PM
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The reason I'm out for a little less than five minutes is because I'm still learning the car. However, I can't tune or learn how to drive it when it literally just falls apart. I was going to go do some legit testing tomorrow, and my damn spur gear fell off. Lost three screws... That time I made one quick hit and was out for like 25 seconds, and when I drove it back, the car slowed down, and three screws were gone.
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Old 02-15-2018, 08:22 PM
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When I mean twentyfive seconds I don't mean the pass. The pass was less than 3 seconds at 1/2 to 3/4 throttle, and I had to pedal it. It's fast but just falls apart.
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