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Old 08-12-2011, 07:30 AM
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Was thinking of going brusless on my axial scx 10. Can I use a traxxas VXL3s ESC and velineon brushless motor and if so what mods do I need to do?
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:33 AM
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You will have a lot of wheel speed using the VXL setup.. But you will also blow the center stock drive shafts, so you should upgrade them. I run the VXL setup in my 2.2 scaler and blew the center drive shafts the first time i gunned the throttle.
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Old 08-12-2011, 08:01 AM
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I just want a lil more speed on my crawler. My rooster ESC , every couple of days be needing to be reset. Tired of having to do this and want to fix this problem or upgrade to brushless. This is the reason why i asked about the traxxas in the first place. help is greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-12-2011, 08:37 AM
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Axial sells a set of drive shaft rings that seem to wrong pretty well at keeping the drive shafts together.
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Old 08-12-2011, 08:54 AM
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so outside the traxxas VXL system , what esc set up you recomend for the axial sxc with out messing things up too much?
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Old 08-12-2011, 09:28 AM
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In my 1.9 Cherokee, I am running the Speed Passion Rhino crawler setup. It isn't as fast as I would like but it is good in both running trails and crawlin over rocks.
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mip driveshafts, and robinson steel gears in the trans. there is no such thing as too much power.
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