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    Okay, so it is an X which is good. Now the brake...

    Okay, so it is an X which is good. Now the brake is totally missing. Do yourself a favor, go to HPI.com and print up a Savage X manual if you don't have one. This way you will know exact part numbers...
  2. Integy is known for using cheap aluminum. There...

    Integy is known for using cheap aluminum. There are a couple products that are okay to use but most you should really stay away from. I do not own a XS as of yet but have been reading up on them,...
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    Looks to be a Savage X by the chassis plates but,...

    Looks to be a Savage X by the chassis plates but, I thought the X came with 4 shocks instead of 8. Go look at the chassis plates where they bolt to the front or rear differential bulk head. The very...
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    Home made

    Home made
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    Sounds like a plan. I've figured it will cost...

    Sounds like a plan. I've figured it will cost roughly $50.00 in the parts I need to convert it plus the brushless system and batteries, charger... Everything I take off is usable on my other Mad...
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    The third picture is where both (sold one) of my...

    The third picture is where both (sold one) of my nitro Mad Force's are. No rubbing. Was wondering how this build went cause I want to convert one to electric. Not being too familiar with electrics,...
  7. Thread: help please?

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    Pretty much all the popular brands offer a kit....

    Pretty much all the popular brands offer a kit. Associated, HPI, Kyosho, Mugen, Ofna, etc... Just depends on what you want. Go to towerhobbies.com and look a nitro kits to get an idea.
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    I consider myself lucky that I have 3 hobby shops...

    I consider myself lucky that I have 3 hobby shops local to where I live and work. I prefer to purchase from them. One is a franchise Hobby Town USA and the other two are family owned and operated....
  9. Wholly torque! Wonder if there is a way to...

    Wholly torque! Wonder if there is a way to control that? Would be hard to race with that right front wheel coming off the ground so much. This may be my first brushless vehicle...hmmmm......
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    Well, all 3 running. Spent my day off cleaning...

    Well, all 3 running. Spent my day off cleaning them. All three run and drive without any major problems. One needs a couple clutch bell bearings and a new clutch spring. I'm getting all three new air...
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    2039225two of them look like this. The other one...

    2039225two of them look like this. The other one is a little more dirty and fuel soaked but overall in good order. I may like thses better than my Savage and I love that thing!
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    I was thinking of maybe converting one to...

    I was thinking of maybe converting one to electric for my 8 yo to run around. Nothing crazy with lipos or brushless, just regular Summit type motor. I haven't run one yet but I am really liking how...
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    I think I did well!

    2039204I've always wanted a Kyosho Mad Force type truck. I liked the idea of solid axles. I got THREE of them on a local craigs list ad. I got 3 trucks, three working rx/tx, 4 engines(he left fuel in...
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    Any luck yet? I had the same thing with my 25. My...

    Any luck yet? I had the same thing with my 25. My fix was that when it wanted to fire, it just would not. My factory carb settings were way too rich. I leaned out the LSN a little till it fired and...
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    Do you think with the speakers mounted in the...

    Do you think with the speakers mounted in the body that the body itself may amplify the sound some? Like cupping your hands around the speaker in your phone? Sorry to get off the battery part! What...
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    Can't forget this guy! ...

    Can't forget this guy!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mR-Qa8wHL9g&list=PL8C23B7A6D0E7EA31 Or even THIS GUY!!!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-XHWbxBMMU&list=UUzSwySUTcAAm0VfYr49ibXw
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    To me, it sounds like it is idling a little on...

    To me, it sounds like it is idling a little on the low side? Maybe adjust the air gap a little bigger with the idle stop screw. I think all nitro's call for a 1mm gap but sometimes just a wee bit...
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    Sounds like the clutch shoes/springs are toast....

    Sounds like the clutch shoes/springs are toast. Try to move the clutch bell with your fingers without the flywheel turning. If not, sounds like the clutch is poo!
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    My Savage 25 was like that. I leaned out the idle...

    My Savage 25 was like that. I leaned out the idle screw until it started and then adjusted from there. Make sure you have the 1mm gap on the idle stop too.
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    ^^^^ Did not realize that they sponsored a drag...

    ^^^^ Did not realize that they sponsored a drag team! Duh, they sponsor everything, why didn't I think about that!
  21. Like Phmaximus said, get the one you like. Every...

    Like Phmaximus said, get the one you like. Every R/C model has pro's and con's and relying on someone else's suggestion is not always the best.
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    Let's face it, MANY companies have jumped on the...

    Let's face it, MANY companies have jumped on the Apple "i" thing. Even my electric cigarette says "iTaste" on it and has been a major industry leader for using your devices with other devices. But...
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    <---- Jealous! I really wanted the nitro version of this truck before I got my Savage. I like the handling ( or lack of) and the way they land jumps with the solid axles. I would imagine it will be a...
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    Sorry, can't get the video to post and don't know...

    Sorry, can't get the video to post and don't know how to delete it. Was a jet powered 5ive!
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    I just had to!

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