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    RE: Is the Savage Flux XS actually small?

    BTW, I like your sig. Your right - no one goes to Palmerston unless your passing thru lol
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    RE: Is the Savage Flux XS actually small?

    No its not mine. I saw it on there too. Id like a Summit they look pretty fun, plus can easily convert to a Merv in a few min :)
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    RE: Is the Savage Flux XS actually small?

    Yes Sir its available.
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    RE: Larger tires for hpi savage xs??

    I run these 2.2 Mashers with no problems. Temps fine, and no gearing change. Wheelies like hell now lol.

    http://i1325.photobucket.com/albums/u627/FireManJBI/IMG-20130311-00047_zps8524c7c5.jpg
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    RE: Is the Savage Flux XS actually small?

    And here it is beside a Mini Revo (Revo has Flus XS wheels on it)

    http://i1325.photobucket.com/albums/u627/FireManJBI/IMG-20130131-00367_zps46654746.jpg

    And here is the Flux Xs with a 1/10...
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    RE: Official HPI Savage Flux XS thread...

    I'd just buy another body man, much easier. Like I mentioned before, I was able to get a complete roller with body, wheels, reciever, diffs etc etc. Pretty much everything but motor , tranny and esc...
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    RE: Official HPI Savage Flux XS thread...

    Ah, yours are different than my stock ones were. I couldnt adjust mine like you can. So you should be ok for now, but they'll still pop off on big jumps. If your running a 2s it will be tough to do a...
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    RE: Official HPI Savage Flux XS thread...

    I use the Traxxas ones (p/n Trx 3737) instead for of the plastic ones. They were cheap and are a direct fit. Plus this will now allow you to adjust your toe in/out. In your picture you dont have your...
  9. RE: The Official Traxxas Slash short-course race truck

    Yeah that sucks. I ripped the rear right side outter yoke on the slash. Lucky a small HS in town had one so I was back and running the next day. But now Im looking for another set or wheels for my...
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    RE: Official HPI Savage Flux XS thread...

    And your on/off switch ontop of the Rx box is different than mine, which is likely due to a different ESC.
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    RE: Official HPI Savage Flux XS thread...

    I run the SpeedPack 5300 mah 2s in mine. It fits well with the foam strip. I also have a Thunder Power 3s I use on my slash, but its sooo tight in there Im affarid Id never get it back out lol....
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    RE: Official HPI Savage Flux XS thread...

    Im running the stock suspension currently.  I often break my shocks, but I have a complete roller I bought for a 100 bucks which has saved me a number of trips to the LHS. Unfortunitly Im on my last...
  13. RE: The Official Traxxas Slash short-course race truck

    Im actuall not sure what the body came off. I got it from a buddy who races Nitro. I just like it cuz its real tough for bashing unlike the stock body. I also also tell those interested that these...
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    RE: Official HPI Savage Flux XS thread...

    Im noticing similar clutch problems with my XS also. Ill tighten up my spring clutch and drive it for a pack or two then it just loosens on it own, and I'll have to retighten it every few packs. So I...
  15. RE: The Official Traxxas Slash short-course race truck

    2.8 Mashers with Pro Line wheels
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    Are any of you guys running 2.8 tires on the stock VXL system ? I just got this set a few days ago. Ive been advised to install an 11T pinion (which I will have to pick-up). But wondered if it gonna...
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    RE: Official HPI Savage Flux XS thread...

    Anyone seen this from there upgraded Traxxas turnbuckles ? 3 jumps after install :(

    http://i1325.photobucket.com/albums/u627/FireManJBI/IMG-20130306-00037_zps18214048.jpg
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    RE: HPI Flux XS - Wheel Shake

    Hmmmm, good idea. Never really thought about that. I also noticed once I mounted up my slash wheels, I had to use the plastic 12mm hexs supplied with the flux. The wheels are alot tighter and have...
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    RE: HPI Flux XS - Wheel Shake

    Well would ya look at this. 3 jumps off a snow bank with my new Traxxas links install in all (3) locations on my flux. Snapped and bent right away. And yes I had a spacer on the outter coupler for...
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    RE: HPI Flux XS - Wheel Shake

    No Ive recently replaced the steering links with Traxxas ones, aslo did the camber links too. But this just started happening on my Flux.
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    RE: 1/16 E-Revo or Savage XS?...

    This is a fairly old thread, but wanted to share my opinion. I have both of these trucks currently and am happy with either. As most note the XS is (imo) a little tougher and take a beating more. The...
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    RE: Official HPI Savage Flux XS thread...

    Good choice on picking up the XS. I got mine back before Christmas also. Ive loved it since day one. Never had any problems with my ESC. Ive been running 2s lipo since new. I had pretty unusual wear...
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    RE: HPI Flux XS - Wheel Shake

    Well at least its only the tires. Ive got a complete roller and have tried swapping the wheels last night and it improved. Ive got some 2.8 Mashers on the way I'll try on it also. Ithink these stock...
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    HPI Flux XS - Wheel Shake

    Just wanted to see if anyone has problems with the stock wheels on their Flux xs. Ijust recently noticed that when I get the truck to top speed on 3s lipo, the thing wobbles like crazy and rolls....
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    RE: Official HPI Savage Flux XS thread...

    Thanks for the info Ken. This camber problem is in the rear wheels. I'll try the shims on the hex's like you mentioned. Ihave read to order Traxxas p/n 2443. And to get three of them (2) for the...
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