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    Never been a fan of the savages, on the other...

    Never been a fan of the savages, on the other hand I have owned numerous revos. A 3.3 revo with either the stock engine or an os .18 is just an awesome truck. I have also owned an MGT, which is okay...
  2. I would just add a tall rollbar that way the car...

    I would just add a tall rollbar that way the car is very unlikely to stay on its top. Its one thing I love about my buggy. Due to it being very narrow with a tall wing, even when I do roll it about...
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    RE: How Many Amps Does My ESC Need?

    80amp is good for motors a little lower in kv for a 1/8 buggy. I reccomend shooting for a hobbywing 150a if you want price vs. performance. It is okay to run a larger esc than neccessary.
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    RE: 5000mah 2S Charging

    Its taking so long because chargers begin to decrease amps at the end of the charge. Once the battery reaches 8.4V it decreases amps until the battery rest on 8.4V by itself. If your in a rush you...
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    RE: 1/10 Traxxas Rally- First Thoughts

    never drove the vxl in a 4x4 vehicle but I felt like the vxl was pretty powerful in my rustler when I had it. I now run turnigy 80amp with the 3000kv motor and it loves 3s. Slow on 2s but can still...
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    RE: Gear Ratio For Sand?

    16/86 sounds like a pretty good place to start for the titan system...if it ran cool you could try another 2 teeth but if it runs good it runs good ya know. sounds like it ran good. im running 13/54...
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    RE: brushless without using lipo

    I really recomend going lipo, the performance is soooo much better
  8. RE: What is a good motor/ESC for Savage XS SS?

    DO NOT put a vxl in the savage. it will either run hot or be slow. with a strict budget of 200 I definitely recommend the hobbywing setup 2 post above mine. it is a lot more motor than the vxl.
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    RE: Great Monster Truck for Grass?

    I hate traxxas new higher prices, but traxxas is good the rustler being one of my favorite. Sounds to me like you really want a monster truck or a truggy. Both are going to be a lot more expensive...
  10. RE: Advice for beginner budget - 300 to buy a new RC

    If I had that budget for a new truck I would probably go with something like the team associated t4.1 brushless and a decent 2s lipo. I have used a lot of the zippy lipo batteries from hobbyking with...
  11. Thread: Rc8.2e rtr

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    RE: Rc8.2e rtr

    A few notes. I run a 5000 20c 4s in my buggy which has a 66amp rated motor and 80amp speed control. My batteries usually run about 105 in 75-80F heat. Just some source of comparision. Ive heard 140...
  12. Thread: Rc8.2e rtr

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    RE: Rc8.2e rtr

    I think he means 4s lipos that he cant charge. Not 4c. I think your batteries should be fine without high speed gearing 42x2.5 is 105amps. probably the bare minimum for that setup but should be fine...
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    RE: Brushless combo suggestions

    got some more runtime on my setup yesterday. about 3hrs actually on the track with some new pinions. this is with the turnigy 3674 1650($33+sh) and the hpi rage esc which goes for about $75. Much...
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    RE: New 1/8 motor

    let me warn you I burnt mine up and it was under 200F. got it up between 190-195 one time and it never worked the same again. got hot every run since then. swapped it with a cheap turnigy motor but I...
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    RE: Brushless combo suggestions

    I too feel your pain. I just boaght a used lx2e, it had the stock motor and an hpi rage which is a 4s esc. stock motor burnt up on 3s with stock 14/51 gearing after driving it in grass for maybe...
  16. RE: New Slash 4x4 owner with some Shock and battery questions.

    well now that I think of it, I had aluminum towers on my rustler. mostly because my truck spent alot of time on its lid from 3s power wheelies down the street.
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    RE: ofna budget buggy choice

    well I went out with my buddy the following day with his mini erevo, and his emaxx and got addicted to brushless again. Driving that emaxx with the MMM system 1600kv 1520 castle neu on 6s was...
  18. RE: New Slash 4x4 owner with some Shock and battery questions.

    going lipo will be the best thing you ever do, and I to have had good luck with the hobbyking lipos, just be willing to wait on them.

    sounds to me like you bash pretty hard, and you will always...
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    RE: ofna budget buggy choice

    Leaning toward the ultra lx2. Was probably going to order something tomorrow, so a second opinion would be nice, haha.
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    ofna budget buggy choice

    Used to be really into rc from bashing to semi competitive racing, but life took over for awhile. Buddy of mine got into it, so I think I want to get into it again. Never had a buggy but my last...
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    RE: MORE E-MAXX HELP NEEDED!!!

    your best bet is a mamba monster max esc ($150) and then a feigao 8xl ($70). Then gear it for a bout 35mph. (that t-maxx aint gonna go much faster than that. Then replace things as they...
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    RE: Dura Trax Raze

    the higher 5.6 will be the stiffest.
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    RE: E-maxx3905 problem

    no it is mod 1. 32p is mod 0.8.
  24. RE: Bandit Vxl + airplane ride = dead shocks?

    I carried my rc18 on and they didnt ask any questions, and never said a thing to me.
  25. RE: Buying Rustler VXL - what extra's should I get?

    I use the rpm carriers and they are $9 a set. if you have the vxl the stock bearings slide right in so for $9 you have a stronger carrier. I havent broken an rpm, but the stock one only breaks...
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