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    Maybe one of the Axial crawlers........

    Maybe one of the Axial crawlers.....
    http://www.towerhobbies.com/products/axial/axid9033.html

    Water/Mud proofing should be done by YOU for best results. There is lots of YouTube vids how to do...
  2. Does your Jato have the brakes and linkage...

    Does your Jato have the brakes and linkage working......:D
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    Recoil spring in the pull start needs replacing....

    Recoil spring in the pull start needs replacing. Its a PIA of job and for my time/$$ I'd just replace the whole PS ....or better yet go with the starter box.
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    I've had one since April.....the platform is...

    I've had one since April.....the platform is decent, but plan on replacing the servos as they're known for failure. I had to replace to rebuild a shock due to leakage.....something wasn't seating...
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    Duratrax has good starter set......part# DTXR0410.

    Duratrax has good starter set......part# DTXR0410.
  6. Thanks for all the input !!:rolleyes: Turns...

    Thanks for all the input !!:rolleyes:

    Turns out its a center diff bearing, but since I'll be tearing down might as well replace all the bearings in the drivetrain.

    Going w. Acer sealed bearings.
  7. Clutch bearings for the neighborhood basher.....good, better, best?

    Please advise.......Thanks.
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    >>>Well ......just spun a clutch bearing and the...

    >>>Well ......just spun a clutch bearing and the throttle servo acts like its about die.....these dang buggies >>suck $$$ like the govt!!

    Correction....its the center diff!!
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    The yellow spring from the 835E was exactly what...

    The yellow spring from the 835E was exactly what I was looking for......better bashing 4sure. Gonna get the red/stiff springs for high flying fun.
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    You can eliminate the clutch as being the issue...

    You can eliminate the clutch as being the issue as it does not have any input to your Tx/Rx/Servos.

    1st....put a full charge on your Rx battery.

    Do you have another servo you can plug into the...
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    RE: rich but running hot?

    Might as well make sure its accurate before doing any tuning.
  12. RE: Support your local hobby shop? ITN

    There are two Hobbytown USA equal distance from me.

    Store A: A hole in the wall w/ very little inventory of any kind and an owner who doesn't acknowledge you're in the store.
    No support, no...
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    RE: How do you find bash spots?

    I find that the off road bicycle trails offer some great bashing and there is usually a website showing them in your county.

    I walk/bike the trails and talk to the riders about...
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    RE: rich but running hot?

    I'd also make sure your temp gun is giving an accurate reading. Good Luck.
  15. RE: Cleaning bearings for bashers advice neeed....

    Thanks....what I'm reading/hearing is.....since bearings are sealed, fairly inexpensive and unless I'm gonna go thru the PITA of removing seals & lubing....I'd be better off just blow'em out with an...
  16. Cleaning bearings for bashers advice neeed....

    Bashing scenarios.....dry, damp, streets, lawns, ditches, gravel, dirt, asphalt.....ripping hard, but not abusing the nitro buggy to much.
    Buggy is cleaned pretty thoroughly with Nitro Spray...
  17. RE: Things you'd like to see on the market....

    As long as you're laughing and not taking my hind end shennagins as an insult.....I like all your market wants and thought only thing better than getting them would be the QVC price.
  18. RE: Things you'd like to see on the market....

    Yeah!! I want everything 378 wants and more! AND I want it all for 3 easy payments of $19.99, but wait I want two of everything if I order in my life time. FREE SHIPPING and 24/7 expert tech...
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    RE: Fun uses for my 3rd channel?

    Get a Delorian body and install a flux compacitor !

    Now....you do know it'll need to be a stainless steel body as the stainless steel body improves the flux dispersal generated by the flux...
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    RE: stuck up hobby shops

    Well since you don't own a store I guess the whole discussion is moot.

    Where I worked.....I was surprised how much the store's profits were based on the card games like Warhammer, Yu Gi Oh amd...
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    RE: T maxx clutch problem

    Place truck on ground and push fwd and back.....what is moving and not moving in drive train??

    Loosen engine mounts.....slide engine/clutch away from spur.

    Spin/Inspect clutch and clutch...
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    RE: stuck up hobby shops

    Bwahahahaha.......you would if carrying Traxxas meant you could also cater to that huge $$$$ source of Mugen. Kyosho, carpet racers....whoever.....that makes a much better product with less than 15%...
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    RE: stuck up hobby shops

    AGREE, but......

    In todays web based businesses with web based pricing (No lease at strip mall, no min wage employee headaches, payroll, Franchise haedaches....etc.) the local HS biz model...
  24. RE: Things you'd like to see on the market....

    Some sort of portable basher off-road track building system that could be transported in back of truck.

    Includes:

    Table top jump
    Double/Triple jump section
    Mogul section
    Big banked...
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    RE: stuck up hobby shops

    Replying to stuck up HS.....

    I recently worked at a well known HS chain.

    Traxxas.....bottom line Traxxas/distributor gav e the store about 90 days of float and if it didn't sell send it...
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