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Forum: Redcat Racing Support 05-02-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,438
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: Epx Pro Pede shaft upgrade

Hey guys, sorry for long delay in participation in the forum. I think the best answer to the question I can give is that the mod is really to the diff so any model should be possible. The only part...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 03-06-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: Truck bodies

My appologies, I thought you were looking for looks upgrade. I have modified several for friends using a hole saw as well to make access for these things, but personally I have electric so all I need...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 03-06-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: Truck bodies

Dakotanut,
You can also consider getting any body that you like that is for Traxxas Stampede. They are the same size RC. I have several which were sold as Stampede replacement but you can easily...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 03-05-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,735
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: Wheel breaking off

Hey guys,
This quick pic is just to clarify that I wasn't exaggurating when I had said I pass through stub axles at an alarming rate. This is just the ones I still have. I have most likley thrown...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 03-04-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,438
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: Epx Pro Pede shaft upgrade

Ok PetRock. Done. Made reply post, however it shows my post as new user has to be approved by moderator before it is posted. I guess we will see.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 03-04-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,735
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: Wheel breaking off

Torch,<div><span style="white-space:pre"> </span>Checkout my post for axle mods "Epx Pro pede shaft upgrades". I have loaded the photos and info if you are looking to make some drivetrain...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 03-04-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,438
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: Epx Pro Pede shaft upgrade

Well, brief overview.
Parts needed:
Redcat 02079 brass oil bearing
Redcat 08065 s30 hex
Redcat (or equivilent) 5x10x4 bearing(will fit inside of oil brass)

Traxxas TRA6882 (only need the two...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 03-04-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,438
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: Epx Pro Pede shaft upgrade

Modifying the Redcat EpxPro to have universal driveshafts was successful. The attached photo is the drive shafts installed on my EpXpro. Overall performance was excellent. Minor part repalcements are...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 03-03-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,735
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: Wheel breaking off

<span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">I can agree, I have the EPX pro volcano and have snapped at least 20 stub axles. I have been looking for a good upgrade also. We are really...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-28-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,154
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: Redcat and Houston hobby shops

I can agree with the quality and price statement on the redcat. I have the EPx Pro and it seems to order just the motor and Esc in this truck is average 100 plus dollars. IMO it is the best starter...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-27-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,438
Posted By Johnathond22
Epx Pro Pede shaft upgrade

Due to constant drive train trouble I have been seeking a better solution for dogbone replacement for some time now, I have custom made several items including grade 8 axles which only led to wear...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-25-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,755
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: chasis compatibility??

Nitro,
Stress tests of the aluminum dogbones were both win and loose situation. After replacing the weaker link dogbone with heavy duty home made one I was breaking stub axles really often. So I...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-20-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: 2.2 tires and pinion swap

Thanks, I have been having fun with the different mods that can be done with these RC trucks and its interesting to attempt to build my own parts and accesories. I actually built the bumper and skid...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-20-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: in need of new shocks

Salter? Like a broadcaster to throw salt on a drive way? Just a suggestion, If it is more weight you are looking to handle, run to your local hardware store and get a much stronger spring and cut to...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-20-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: 2.2 tires and pinion swap

Thanks for info and as for the tires, I really like them as well. They really do perform well for the Volcano. The rubber is quite a bit softer so traction is great.

Did you ever get to bash test...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-20-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: ESC Smoke Show

Agreed, I do sometimes experience the overheating ESC but the truck stops with proctection and starts again once operating temp is reached. When I'm running in a known dry zone I just pop the box top...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-20-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: ESC Smoke Show

Ricks, I have never tried to waterproof with the liquid tape but I did build a little waterproof box for the receiver and esc and all connections with a Plano waterproof box. Just a suggestion. I wet...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-20-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: in need of new shocks

Sean,
Not sure if you are looking for shocks because yours are bent or if they just dont perform. I have the volcano epx pro and it came with aluminum screw adjustable shocks. Even after adding 70...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-20-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: 2.2 tires and pinion swap

This would be calculation of 15t, less speed but more torque, not sure if this would cause motor issues. Does gearing too low put strain on motor and esc or only reduce speed and add stress to drive...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-20-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: 2.2 tires and pinion swap

This is the calculation of the gear tire swap to 4.5 slingers and 17t replacement....

<div>Differential Ratio: 2.23:1</div><div>Transmission Ratio: 1:8.9</div><div>Other Ratio: 1</div><div>Spur...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-15-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,755
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: chasis compatibility??

Any word or new photos on the bumpers? Did anyone get to bash it up and stress test it?
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-15-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By Johnathond22
2.2 tires and pinion swap

Has anyone changed their tires on Volcano EPX pro with a little bit bigger tire and had to swap pinion to correct gear ratio? I ran the math and replacing my 21t pinion with 17t will return my truck...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-10-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,755
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: chasis compatibility??

Ill post a few pics of elevated body, I added extra insulators and pin my body in the last hole, that should allow lights to clear. Bumper looks good though. Definitely gonna protect the semi body....
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-08-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,755
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: chasis compatibility??

Any news from Nate? He should have his by now.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 02-07-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,755
Posted By Johnathond22
RE: chasis compatibility??

Any new photos? Have you installed the skid yet?
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