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  1. I have not ran the four pole motor, but have a...

    I have not ran the four pole motor, but have a 3850 in my buggy, for a $20 motor, it is a beast.
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    Check the wires to your motor, and make sure they...

    Check the wires to your motor, and make sure they are connected. If you have another motor, hook it up to the wires, and try it. If it works, your motor is bad, if it does not, your esc could be bad.
  3. Yes that is a 17. lol. Oh well, as long as it...

    Yes that is a 17. lol. Oh well, as long as it runs good. I run a 17, and a 14, on my buggy depending which tires I have on it.
  4. As a rule a thumb, this is how it works Bigger...

    As a rule a thumb, this is how it works
    Bigger pinion (gear on motor) = Faster (less torque) Slower acceleration, more top speed
    Smaller pinion =...
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    As long as it will fit, it will work. You can run...

    As long as it will fit, it will work. You can run a bigger one backwards to smaller. Just don't go the other way. The bigger one will handle more amps, and not work as hard with the smaller motor.
  6. How did you get a 21 tooth pinion in there? Did...

    How did you get a 21 tooth pinion in there? Did you drill new holes in the motor mount? I have 10xb, and it runs the same motor mount, the biggest I could fit was a 17 tooth. I had to cut the slot...
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    If you run a steel spur, you have to run a...

    If you run a steel spur, you have to run a hardened steel pinion, the brass, and aluminum, won't last a couple of minutes with that motor. That is alot of motor for a volcano, and on 3s, wow, it will...
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    Hey nitro, my point on the lipo's was that the...

    Hey nitro, my point on the lipo's was that the buggy has lasted so long, that it outlasted a pair of lipo's. The batteries justed started going down over time from use. I replaced then with tunigy...
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    I have all makes, have had problems with all of...

    I have all makes, have had problems with all of them. I have a mini summit, steering servo, junk almost out of the box, driveshafts, junk out of the box. One of the aspects of owning an rc car is the...
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    Ok, first, on your engine, you will have a clutch...

    Ok, first, on your engine, you will have a clutch bell. It has a gear on it. With the engine running, give throttle, does that clutch bell spin? If no, then there is a problem with the clutch. If...
  11. Not sure what that is. I am thinking that it...

    Not sure what that is. I am thinking that it started life as a car, and was converted. It does have some age to it. Looks to be in prettty good shape.
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    You can go to traxxas web site, and look under...

    You can go to traxxas web site, and look under support, and find all of the exploded views, and parts list for the t-maxx. There are alot of model numbers, out there. For the arms, there is the old...
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    Sounds like you installed the front one in the...

    Sounds like you installed the front one in the rear, and the rear one in the front.
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    That is a brushed motor for sure. To go...

    That is a brushed motor for sure. To go brushless, would require, motor and esc. Nicad batteries, those were the days. Had to run them completely dead, or they would gain a memory, and be no good...
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    Ok I can not find any info from traxxas. It is in...

    Ok I can not find any info from traxxas. It is in the forum that the vxl-3s (2014), is for the 4-pole, and that they are making a 4-pole motor. The guys on the forum are saying that the motor is not...
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    actually traxxas did come out with a 4-pole...

    actually traxxas did come out with a 4-pole motor, and esc, this year. It is still called a vxl-3s (2014). The esc is backwards compatiable with sensored, sensorless, and brushed motors. You just...
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    Pro line used to make 40 series wheels. Don't...

    Pro line used to make 40 series wheels. Don't know if there are available without there tires mounted on them though.
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    Traxxas sells some pro graphix bodys. The...

    Traxxas sells some pro graphix bodys. The graphics are already applied, then you just paint one color. They look pretty good. You can google for some of the guys that do custom bodies. I have seem...
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    Well you don't want to run lipos in series on a...

    Well you don't want to run lipos in series on a 1/16. You can run parallel. If you are in lipo mode, and series 2, 2s, it will not work. You would have to be in nihm mode, to fake out the esc. Not a...
  20. Those tires are pretty massive. What is the...

    Those tires are pretty massive. What is the gearing in it. If it was not geared down, you will probably have problems with it due to those large tires. If the engine runs until it gets warm, dies,...
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    +1 it sounds too rich. Try to lean it out a...

    +1 it sounds too rich. Try to lean it out a little at a time and see if that helps you out any.
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    You are welcome sir.

    You are welcome sir.
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    Check your transmission, and your bearings in...

    Check your transmission, and your bearings in your rear hubs for binding. Also make sure the front tires spin free. They can be over tightened on a rustler, there is no spacer in the wheel, between...
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    So are the wheel turning when you try to start...

    So are the wheel turning when you try to start it, with it off of the ground. If so, and you just changed the clutch shoes, I would say that you have a bad bearing in the clutch bell. Something would...
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    Ok according to redcatracing.com stock...

    Ok according to redcatracing.com stock replacement is 06045 The improved is still plastic 02051t And the 102261 is purple aluminum.
    So as with the knuckles, and c-hubs for the caldera, do you...
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