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Forum: Traxxas Monster Truck forum 03-17-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By Mspeed
RE: Pinion gear - converted to electric - problem

I have run into pinions sliding down the motor shaft many times with blue loctite. Here is how I have fixed the problem, get the blue loctite that comes in a paste/gel. I use Permatex Medium...
Forum: Traxxas Monster Truck forum 03-14-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 47,804
Posted By Mspeed
RE: Brushless E-Revo Thread

Revo's are heavier in the rear vs front, the blue springs are heavier springs than the silver ones. If you are going to use those springs, I would swap the blues in the rear; however, I don't...
Replies: 40
Views: 5,146
Posted By Mspeed
RE: Why do so many people hate Traxxas???

Its actually funny to me that there are so many people that love to bash traxxas. Ill hand it to traxxas, they got a good stir going and it probably is helping promote their sales more and more. I...
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Mspeed
RE: Why Speed Is Never Cheap

Seems like there will always be alot of people that will complain and hate on traxxas and their new car no matter what is said; however, I have tried in the past to go fast with nitro and electric. ...
Replies: 495
Views: 50,594
Posted By Mspeed
RE: NEW!!! Official Traxxas XO-1 1/7 onroad....

I have a question lol....who plans on getting one?

It's actaully funny to go on another site and read a thread that dates a few months back about Iphones, etc. having race set ups and stuff...
Forum: RC Truggy 12-02-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 37,126
Posted By Mspeed
RE: Something better than a HPI trophy truggy?

Thats my plan..but I am torn with converting it to electric. Not sure how competive the change over to E is with the truggies and kits available. No doubt any E conversion is going to be good, but...
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Views: 50,594
Posted By Mspeed
RE: NEW!!! Official Traxxas XO-1 1/7 onroad....

Maybe traxxas wil get blamed for starting the first rc world war lol

lol
Forum: RC Truggy 12-01-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 37,126
Posted By Mspeed
RE: Something better than a HPI trophy truggy?

I have been racing my e-revo vs some mugens and losi's and one guy has a rc8t. I told myself I will buy a real truggy this winter and convert it into a electric using my upgraded parts on the revo. ...
Replies: 495
Views: 50,594
Posted By Mspeed
RE: NEW!!! Official Traxxas XO-1 1/7 onroad....

You know traxxas has everyone talking about this new car...either bad or good...people are talking...hah that has to be a good sign...maybe its a process for the traxxas haters to slowing convince...
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Mspeed
RE: 1/10 E-Revo

I run the Tenergy nano tech 2s/35/5000 and 3s/35/5000. They are inexpensive and can be combined in any fashion you wish to create a 5s or 4s or 6s powered truck. The weight is pretty low and the...
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Views: 50,594
Posted By Mspeed
RE: NEW!!! Official Traxxas XO-1 1/7 onroad....

At least i thought it was funny about the power lock for the noobs. Of course they traxxas will make money and yes that is a good reason for them to do it lol
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Views: 50,594
Posted By Mspeed
RE: NEW!!! Official Traxxas XO-1 1/7 onroad....

I think i know one reason why traxxas might have locked up the full power of the system......they know alot of new comers to the high speed of rc (with more guts then brains) will be trying these...
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Views: 50,594
Posted By Mspeed
RE: NEW!!! Official Traxxas XO-1 1/7 onroad....

Its very obvious this car is directed to a piticular type of crowd. You could be one of those who finds the slower rc's to be boring and needs to have the fastest with potentail for more to keep it...
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Mspeed
RE: 1/10 E-Revo

Ive had my e revo for about 3 years and been racing it for a year with the truggys. The revo wiring to the monster esc is in series from the factory not parrell. 4000/20/ batterys are on the very...
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Views: 50,594
Posted By Mspeed
RE: NEW!!! Official Traxxas XO-1 1/7 onroad....

I actaully like it.....I might get one after I decide which E truggy to build/buy for next years racing season.
Forum: Traxxas Monster Truck forum 07-26-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By Mspeed
RE: EMaxx Brushless Lipo Temps?

Castle does say never exceed 200F on the motor, 180 leaves little room left. A good rule of thumb on the revo and emaxx with the castle stuff is make sure your batteries have at least 150 continous...
Forum: Traxxas Monster Truck forum 06-11-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,467
Posted By Mspeed
RE: Question about center diff..E-Revo BL

I'm not a big fan of the robinson racing slipper for the erevo. You have to use their metal spur and that limits you in gear ratio's not to mention the added noise from metal to metal contact and...
Forum: Traxxas Monster Truck forum 06-11-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By Mspeed
RE: E-Revo BL Suspension Question..

Two things, 1. when you press the suspension all the way down to the ground (bottom out on the skids) do the springs compress completely before the skids hit the ground?
Too much preload can end...
Forum: Traxxas Monster Truck forum 06-11-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By Mspeed
RE: E-Revo BL Shock Question...HELP!

I always put the bladder in the cap before i screw it down; that way im sure the bladder wont get off set as i screw the cap down over the seal of the bladder. The bladder makes its seal at the very...
Forum: Traxxas Monster Truck forum 08-23-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,746
Posted By Mspeed
RE: break in problems with 3.3

I wrap tape around the cooling head and preheat it with a hair dryer inorder to force the temps up during breakin. I start out rich and start leaning a bit to help get the temps up as well. Keeping...
Forum: Traxxas Monster Truck forum 08-22-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,746
Posted By Mspeed
RE: break in problems with 3.3

The 3.3 should not run up to 300F while breaking in . I have broken in many 3.3's and this one had a front bearing bad seal during breakin and after breakin.
Forum: Traxxas Monster Truck forum 08-21-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,746
Posted By Mspeed
RE: break in problems with 3.3

Same problem I had one time with a brand new 3.3, look for fuel slinging around the inside of the body due to the front seal leaking like crazy. Does it rev up at idle? I tried new carb, sealing...
Forum: Traxxas Monster Truck forum 08-03-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,739
Posted By Mspeed
RE: whats wrong with my revo 3.3 ??

Loose fly wheel nut or flywheel slipping is my guess. While in there checking to make sure its tight, flip your clutch shoes around so they grab in reverse direction, this helps alot if it is your...
Forum: Traxxas Monster Truck forum 08-02-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,988
Posted By Mspeed
RE: E-Revo Brushless - What size Lipo? 2x2s, 2x3s or 2x4s?

I own a E-revo brushless, and love running on two 3s 35c 5000's in series for 6s total. If you take it easy and tone down the esc by a castle link and learn to set your slipper clutch right, 6s is...
Forum: Traxxas Monster Truck forum 07-13-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By Mspeed
RE: E-Maxx Brushless Edition

On my E revo brushless, I have had the same issues with the steering turning or drifting to a side without any input from my controler. I think its something up with the new controler and recievers...
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