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Old 07-10-2010, 09:34 AM
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Yes it would work as long as you run the slipper not the optional center diff. Also, take the axles out of the front. Then you'll be 2wd.
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Old 07-12-2010, 06:44 PM
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I dont really need to pull out the entire front, i just have to remove the center drive shaft so that the front rolls free, and i do run the slipper and not the center diff, i just wanted to know would it handle the same as a 2wd?
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Old 07-13-2010, 09:40 AM
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Well if you leave the axles in, then you will have some resistance tne the front. The front diff is filled with 30K. So it will not handle the same as a 2wd if you leave the axles in. Also youll have more friction.
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Old 07-14-2010, 07:46 AM
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ahh i see now

so if i remove the entire front diff, would it handle like a 2wd from the rear or would it have different diff characteristics?
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:39 PM
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i would like that alot better it would get better tractson too
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Old 07-14-2010, 01:32 PM
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Should be the same
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Old 07-14-2010, 06:22 PM
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4wd is way different from 2wd and really requires a different driving style. 4wd gets TONZ more traction. When you slow down or stop it loads on the front tires, with 2wd it makes braking very easy, with 4wd the front actually brakes. Apply brake too fast and you nose dive and it sends you flipping end over end.

I have both the slash and rustler on 3s LiFe and enjoy them both. After getting used to the 4wd, I think I prefer it. It's just way more responsive and way more grippy. Grip can make it seem more difficult to drive than 2wd, it's just a matter of compensating for the extra traction.
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Old 08-05-2010, 02:05 AM
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New Body and new Ten T shocks



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Old 08-05-2010, 07:36 AM
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do those ten t shocks fit right on with no mods? and would you suggest those over the proline powerstrokes?

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Old 08-05-2010, 11:12 PM
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Yes and hell yes!!!! Just last night I ran it at the track while a guy with the Prolines sat looking at his busted $100 set of shocks. These run under $70. I got some other people to try them who had never owned a Losi before and they didn't realize that Losi shocks don't have the need to use heavy oil like other shocks do. If you get them use medium springs with oil no thicker than 35wt. I run 25wt in the front and 35 in the rear.
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Old 10-04-2010, 02:34 PM
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So is this thread dead?

Anyone here still have thier Slash?

Looking at upgrading to the new MIP heavy duty axles, the 6860X motor plate and the aluminum bearing adapter VS buying a SC8e. My Slash already hits 51mph on 3S why would I want to spend $$$ more to do the same thing? So farnew issues other than twisting axles.


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Old 10-26-2010, 05:19 AM
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Just ordered my slash can't wait to get into the electric game.
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Old 10-26-2010, 05:59 AM
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Default RE: The Official Traxxas 4wd Slash Thread...

Hey Ive heard that simply swapping out the stock springs for a set of T/E-Maxx springs works good and will improve handling/jumping on the track, is this true? I race on indoor clay (LOVE it)
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Old 10-27-2010, 04:38 PM
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Yes. Maxx red springs. That or some like the Losi springs. I'm a basher and I run on an MX track and the Maxx springs have seemed to work the best for me. I found that the losi's were too short or too soft. The Integy just were cruddy.
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roughly how much do those e-maxx springs go for..
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Default RE: The Official Traxxas 4wd Slash Thread...

Here are a few shots of my 14RS body. I wasnt a huge fan originally, but wanted something different so I gave it a try. Not too bad...

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guys? thus jato anaconda wheels and tires will fit slash?..anybody knows?

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Old 01-28-2011, 06:48 PM
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yes just the rear off thhe jato, but use them front and rear on the slash
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Here are a few shots of my 14RS body. I wasnt a huge fan originally, but wanted something different so I gave it a try. Not too bad...


The more I look at that body, the more I want it. Its either that or the Desert Rat for my Slash 4x4s next body
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Old 01-28-2011, 10:03 PM
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yes just the rear off thhe jato, but use them front and rear on the slash

cool thanks...
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Default RE: The Official Traxxas 4wd Slash Thread...

hey guys, umm...this is probably off topic but, i'm ordering a lipo hardcase battery pack from hobbyking.com and a thought just occurred to me. the leads that the lipo hardcase has, they're not traxxas connectors, obviously. i was wondering what extra connector i should have to be able to fit on my traxxas stampede (pretty much a shortened slash as i'm told). i figured if i ask on this thread, i'll get a fast and clear answer.

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Old 01-30-2011, 04:18 AM
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I am researching as well....Ok....you can solder the leads...I guess....or go to this page on TH.....they do have some by Duratraxx that are all ready to go....


http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...2FB%3Ennectors
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hey guys, umm...this is probably off topic but, i'm ordering a lipo hardcase battery pack from hobbyking.com and a thought just occurred to me. the leads that the lipo hardcase has, they're not traxxas connectors, obviously. i was wondering what extra connector i should have to be able to fit on my traxxas stampede (pretty much a shortened slash as i'm told). i figured if i ask on this thread, i'll get a fast and clear answer.

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Old 01-30-2011, 05:30 AM
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Solder connectors on, or u can get adapters, that store might have them. Fleabay has those bats with optional trx connector already on, cost more but chpr shipping and easy if u can't solder
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Are you having problems with the stock servo? I'm actually surprised that as of a year now I still see no reason to upgrade it, it works pretty good,actually thinking of getting on put on my boy's xxx-t.
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Old 01-30-2011, 07:23 AM
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How do you racing guys think you are gonna fair against these new losi and associated 4x4s, Honestly I'm worried some.
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