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Old 02-05-2009, 01:27 PM
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I ran my brand new slash yesterday and found that braking while running forward is not that great, is it normal? I dont have any experience with XL-5, VXL braking on my rustler vxl is great. I have 50/50 on my Tx and its in sport mode.

Is there something wrong with the ESC? or shall i reprograme it and see?

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if the car tries to stop the esc is fine is the tires sliding on the ground when i gain up momentum it takes a little bit to stop
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tires are not sliding on the ground. in reverse if i brake tires slide on the ground.


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Any help is appreciated.

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Old 02-05-2009, 09:58 PM
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Any help is appreciated.

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I would try to re-calibrate the TX to the ESC and see if that gives any improvment
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I would try to re-calibrate the TX to the ESC and see if that gives any improvment

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How exactly is this re-calibrating done? I have the same issue with my XL5, but mines a Stampede. 3 months ago when the truck was new the tires would slide when I hit the brakes. Now the wheels won't lock, and it takes forever to stop.
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Read the manual.
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http://www.traxxas.com/PDF-Library/5805_manual.pdf
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I tried recalibrating no use.
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Bottom line, the XL-5 ESC and Titan 550 combo in the Slash just doesn't have much braking power. I noticed that right away when I bought mine.
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Bottom line, the XL-5 ESC and Titan 550 combo in the Slash just doesn't have much braking power. I noticed that right away when I bought mine.
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