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    the little spikes on the tread are about half...

    the little spikes on the tread are about half gone. but iv done more than half of my running on super hard packed dirt, concrete, and asphalt. i also skid it around quite a bit.
    i think the V...
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    RPM revolver wheels with tamiya blackfoot tires...

    RPM revolver wheels with tamiya blackfoot tires with AE foam inserts.
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    could just be the motor. is it a 4 pole motor? ...

    could just be the motor. is it a 4 pole motor? im not really up to par on the whole "pole" thing but i was told to run a 4 pole motor in mine for the torque. so if it's not a 4 pole motor it could...
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    the wires coming from the ESC just plug into the...

    the wires coming from the ESC just plug into the wires on the motor. if you want them shorter, just buy some connectors and shorten them the wires up. or be lazy like i was and just zip tie them...
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    this is why you never buy an RTR from HPI. there...

    this is why you never buy an RTR from HPI. there electronics are probably the worst in the industry.
    when i was doing my research before buying my SS kit it seemed like 8 out of 10 complaints i...
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    for the last 20 something years iv been into 1/10...

    for the last 20 something years iv been into 1/10 stadium trucks and 2wd buggy's. iv bashed the hell out of those on anything i thought i could drive on, and even a few things that were questionable...
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    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=L...

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXASTZ
    it fits great. i did have to test it a few times to learn how to run the battery wires out. but once i had that figured out, it goes in and...
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    ever seen a truck do a burnout and a wheelie at...

    ever seen a truck do a burnout and a wheelie at the same time? that's what mine did when i put the 50c pack in it. blew my mind.
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    what battery are you running? my SS did that on...

    what battery are you running? my SS did that on a 3200mah 20c. when i tried a 3300mah 25c the almost went away. and when i put a 6200mah 50c in it, it solved the problem
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    i love them. it's phillips screws i royally hate...

    i love them. it's phillips screws i royally hate on my RC's. iv never had a big problem with hex's. on occasion iv had to hack on one with a dremel and remove it with a flathead screwedriver. but...
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    installing standard 1/10 scale size touring car...

    installing standard 1/10 scale size touring car wheels and tires will gain a few MPH. i remember back in the late 90's that was a big thing to do. it looked stupid, but it was faster.

    and oil...
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    i stuck a mamba max pro ESC and a castle 1410...

    i stuck a mamba max pro ESC and a castle 1410 3800kv 4 pole motor in my XS SS.

    its recommended (or it was to me when i put mine together) that you use a 4 pole motor as the truck is fairly heavy...
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    i think the sport. 3.2 was/is mainly mint for...

    i think the sport. 3.2 was/is mainly mint for paved oval racing. it's fairly low tech compared to a modern race car. but it's still a good car. and great fun for just playing with in the street...
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    iv got an eliminator. i don't have any pic's of...

    iv got an eliminator.
    i don't have any pic's of mine handy but it's this one.
    http://i1130.photobucket.com/albums/m524/suburban_hooligan/RC%20Misc/bolink_eliminator_gr_zps61f3045b.jpg
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    that's true for any RC car. that's not the...

    that's true for any RC car.


    that's not the way i remember it. i used to eat nitro TC's for breakfast.


    iv yet to try a high downforce body. i ran a chevy nova body on mine. never had any...
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    yeah, a friend of mine races paved oval, so i...

    yeah, a friend of mine races paved oval, so i know how serious those guys take it. and how much money they spend. it's the most serious form of RC racing iv ever been around. it's insane, it's...
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    i have an old bolink eliminator pan car (1/10...

    i have an old bolink eliminator pan car (1/10 scale). bought it used back in 1997. ran it for a few years. finally broke it, couldn't get parts for it. parked it. but now, thanks to RJ speed...
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    has anybody put RPM revolver 2.2 wheels on there...

    has anybody put RPM revolver 2.2 wheels on there truck?
    if you have can you throw a part number at me and tell me how well they held up?
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    i have a tube of blue thredlocker 242 i picked up...

    i have a tube of blue thredlocker 242 i picked up from lowes.
    had to google 243. it seems to be more for industrial applications. but it seems to be the same basic stuff. 242 and 243 are both...
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    DON'T use red! you will never be able to take...

    DON'T use red! you will never be able to take them out. red is like super strong.
    different colors are different strengths. shy of torching the screw and damaging the surrounding plastic parts...
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    it had to be a batch of bad screws then (or maybe...

    it had to be a batch of bad screws then (or maybe they switched suppliers?) cause when i first started building mine the kit supplied L wrenches were a snug fit. i got both front and rear clips/diff...
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    that's the second hardware complaint iv heard. ...

    that's the second hardware complaint iv heard. iv had absolutely no problems with the hardware on mine. i even used the kit supplied L wrenches to build it. i wonder if they made a run with a bad...
  23. im in that same boat. what you have to do is...

    im in that same boat. what you have to do is think like a skater. one mans development is another mans blank canvas.
    just because it isn't dirt, doesn't mean it can't be bashed. if it looks...
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    well. no clue how fast it goes, iv only managed...

    well. no clue how fast it goes, iv only managed to hit top speed with it a couple times, it hauls ass. it's got gobs of torque. im glad im running stock tires or it would probably flip over...
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    iv had issues with my SS driveshafts but it was...

    iv had issues with my SS driveshafts but it was do to bad loctite. issue has seemingly sense been resolved.
    only chassis issues i ever hear about are the diff cups. i hardened mine when i built...
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