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Old 04-02-2007, 11:04 PM
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This is what happens when you misjudge the distance of a curb at top speed! [&o]
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Old 04-02-2007, 11:10 PM
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looks like mine right now i hit a fork lift part in the yard
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Old 04-02-2007, 11:40 PM
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Not bad looks like just a lower arm right? Try HIGHBANKS RC Shipping is only a $1.99 and he as all of the parts you need in stock and he has mini-t parts too and up grades .VTX parts. All of the redcat and Himoto parts and up grades too.
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Old 04-03-2007, 12:12 AM
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bro that aint to bad, i would have kept driving it.
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Old 04-03-2007, 02:29 AM
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I did something similar to that. Except I forgot to put my antennae out. And went out of control and went flying at a high speed and smacked into the curb head on. At least my body shell didn't get messed up because I had it off for tuning adjustments. The front part of my chasis is bent up at a 45 degree angle. Here's some of the vital parts that I needed on the part list I just got done ording.

front bumper
chasis
dogbones for left wheel arm and front shaft
arm support pad
front differential casing
steering set A or servo saver whatever it is
and the upperdeck piece

so much for my first time with a nitro. And still a half a tank to run for the first fill. Then again I was originally going to run it in the mountains rather than my work. Glad I didn't. Zipp it full speed off a steep cliff and see a minature mushroom cloud.
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Old 04-03-2007, 08:43 AM
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I Hit the curb with mine to.Yours is nothing compared to what mine was.
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Old 04-03-2007, 08:56 PM
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yall got lucky here is an accident from 2 wrecks back

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_54...tm.htm#5484879
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:05 PM
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nice wrecks bro, we should make a wrecked rc thread, lol
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dude for a while there i'd have a new pic every week.......i've gotten better now
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Old 04-03-2007, 10:39 PM
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Mines still not working form that wreck tho lol
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Just placed my order for parts... cant wait to get it going again.

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Old 04-10-2007, 11:12 AM
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Update! Been awake since 4 pm yesterday worked all night but couldnt sleep waitin on parts... Feelin a bit like Dr Frankenstein puttin this bad boy back together... Runs great but I left it 2 wd and it is only good for doughnuts right now in the dirt... Little thing will kick up some dirt! Have to give in to sleep now be up for work about 5pm... Next 2 days off will be a blast!

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Old 04-11-2007, 12:44 PM
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Question...........


Took a closer look at the car today after I was having trouble going straight. The glue on my rear tire is gone and the wheel is slipping causing the nascar like action..

What is a good glue to use to fix this?

Any type of prep for the wheel first?

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super glue
it sticks to
everything!
lol

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Old 04-11-2007, 04:41 PM
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yea that the same thing that happened to mine except a screw came out of my steering and it just turned like a dime it was freakin crazy crashed into a tree log because i got a trail throw a tree line and it just turned it was freakin crazy didnt expect it to do that lol
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On my XP both tires came off the rim. I find that orion glue works best[8D]
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medium ca works best, not to thin so wont run all over the place
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Old 04-12-2007, 04:42 PM
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i did the same exact thing and my buggie ended up looking exacty like yours.
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Old 04-18-2007, 04:06 PM
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The stupid batteries in my reciver died while I had the XP flying and I ended up hitting the foundation of my barn. Here are some pics from before and after the crash.
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get a failsafe buddy
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Ouchies and Ouchies. 2 words, Fail Safe
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http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXHLV3&P=7
OR
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXHUH6&P=ML

AND GET A HUMP PACK

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXHUJ3&P=ML


THIS WITH SAVE YOUR NITRO IF IT GETS OUT OF RANGE
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I definitely would get a failsafe, I got one now and it works great. Picked it up from www.allaboutfunhobbies.com
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Where can I get a Fail Safe? Where can I get a cheap hump pack?[sm=71_71.gif]
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http://cgi.ebay.com/NIB-Mini-Failsaf...QQcmdZViewItem

he has alot of other good stuff too, no hump packs, i got 3 hump packs for $20 inclucing shipping from ebay, i havent found that deal again though, keep you eyes open
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