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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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.
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    RE: chasis compatibility??

    Any word or new photos on the bumpers? Did anyone get to bash it up and stress test it?
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    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...
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    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....
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    RE: chasis compatibility??

    Any news from Nate? He should have his by now.
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    RE: chasis compatibility??

    Any new photos? Have you installed the skid yet?
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