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  1. Thread: Monsoon XTE

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    Gearing on the XTE is easy, Novak makes a whole...

    Gearing on the XTE is easy, Novak makes a whole line of 5mm shaft mod 1 pinions. Just remember to keep an eye on motor heat if your gearing up. It's great to go fast, but if you roach your motor...
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    Raeodor, you can use any standard 1/8th buggy...

    Raeodor, you can use any standard 1/8th buggy wheels and tires. There are quite a few hopups from Redcat on the car, however I stay away from the alum. A-Arms, Going metal there just moves the...
  3. Very easy to do, the motor is mounted in slots. ...

    Very easy to do, the motor is mounted in slots. It just slides back and forth. Even tho it's electric, your going to want to use a VERY SMALL amount of BLUE loctite on the motor screwed. This will...
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    Raeodor, if you think YouTube videos are proof of...

    Raeodor, if you think YouTube videos are proof of anything, you're going to be sorely disappointed. Your really comparing apples to oranges. These two cars are very different. The Hurricane weighs...
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    How old is the truck? BTW, diffs are kind of the...

    How old is the truck? BTW, diffs are kind of the bain of life, I'm guessing you blew the bevel gears. If so, put a rebuild in it and make sure everything is tight. If you keep killing gears, look...
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    Raeodor, having driven both, perhaps the...

    Raeodor, having driven both, perhaps the backdraft seems faster because it doesn't handle as well? In a drag race the XTE will smoke the ultralight all day long. In the durability category, the...
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    Zack, make sure there are no loose drive cups or...

    Zack, make sure there are no loose drive cups or other factors. The 2-speed when set up right will not shift if the tune is way off or if there are problems getting the tranny spun all the way up. ...
  8. Thread: new to red cats.

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    Pro series is much sturdier, and of course a...

    Pro series is much sturdier, and of course a larger motor. If you look on the redcat site, you'll notice that there a lot more metal to the pro series. They are also physically larger then the...
  9. Thread: new to red cats.

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    I agree with the shimming the diffs and the screw...

    I agree with the shimming the diffs and the screw thing. I've been steering people over to the pro line for about 2 years now. The Ultralight chassis is good for starting out, but the Pro's are...
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    Zach, your right, there are two. One is straight...

    Zach, your right, there are two. One is straight in, the other is angled. You want the angled one. Turn in to raise the shift speed, and out to lower. Do this in about 1 hour turns (as if the...
  11. Thread: Gear box upgrade

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    Um, Adam, you'll get a better/faster reply if you...

    Um, Adam, you'll get a better/faster reply if you let us know what model you're talking about. If it's a Lightning/Tornado/Volcano, then there are steel gears available, I'm guessing you went from...
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    One trick with these receivers, I have little...

    One trick with these receivers, I have little luck with the balloons, but if you fill the sockets on the receiver with dielectric grease, you'll keep water and dirt out. I've had receivers last 4 or...
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    Ah, I know who you are now. :D Does it do it...

    Ah, I know who you are now. :D Does it do it will all packs or just one. It's possible there is a issue with the connector. Bring them into the shop and we'll find it. BTW, your body is supposed...
  14. Thread: Tornado EPX PRO

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    Hi EVB, Andy here, one thing that worries me,...

    Hi EVB, Andy here, one thing that worries me, some really crummy lipo packs are out there, and I would be afraid they would go cheap to keep the price point, I would rather buy the pack separate and...
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    RE: Kill Switch...Anyone?>>>>>>

    I range test by putting the model on blocks, with someone watching it, they keep their arm raised as long as the wheels keep turning left-right. Do this with the motor running so you can be sure that...
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    RE: Warning for Redcat Dealers

    We no longer accept them, it took the bank a week to find out they were no good. We litterally found out the day the cars were to be delivered. The guys at Redcat were able to get UPS to return them...
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    RE: Kill Switch...Anyone?>>>>>>

    To be honest I switched to the GT3B radio when I got my car, never even put batteries in the stock one.  I can say that a Killer Bee v1 works perfect with the GT3B.  I do know that Killer bee advises...
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    RE: Whats with redcats' shipping?

    Iknew about the AE, TT, and ACE BS. I'm still mad about that. But Ihave to agree, AE quality is aweful. they can't make a gas tank that lasts a full season, broken steel parts, etc. People are down...
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    RE: Difference between Rampage MT and XT???

    I admit to sneaking out to the shop and "working" on cars when I should be doing sales support. :D  Gotta love laptops...
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    Warning for Redcat Dealers

    Beware of a Sebastian Hopson out of Philadelphia PA, he is attempting to buy high end (1/5th scale) cars with Money orders that are fraudulent. We managed to get the cars we sent him turned around...
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    RE: Whats with redcats' shipping?

    Maybe I should get in touch with HRP.  GP sucks.  They have screwed me over, lost shipments and are generally not well priced.  They upfront say they only want to deal with major dealers ordering...
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    RE: Whats with redcats' shipping?

    Just in comparison, Ialso order from a LARGE distributor (okay, it's the biggest) it takes them 2 to 3 days to even ship my order, then it takes just as long as Redcat. The problem isn't Redcat, it's...
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    RE: Difference between Rampage MT and XT???

    Actually all 5 of the guys and both of the girls drive. We just set my 2 year old grand daughter up with a car this last week. She's having a blast with her sumo. We've done the mini bike thing, but...
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    RE: Difference between Rampage MT and XT???

    Actually I'm a dealer as well. :)  I also have 4 boys and we always try to out do one another. :D
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    RE: Whats with redcats' shipping?

    Sorry Mike, would have mentioned you, but couldn't for the life of me remember what part of the country your in.  :)
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