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Old 01-17-2013, 07:05 PM
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Sorry for the delay. Here are a few pics ofthe Caps in place on my Dewalt. Please forgive the dust


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Old 01-17-2013, 07:19 PM
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Sorry to take the space like this but do you guys remember this moment?

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Old 01-17-2013, 07:26 PM
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Old 01-17-2013, 07:27 PM
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Putting on my light bar :-)
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Old 01-17-2013, 07:34 PM
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Breaking in the motor now :-)It's alive hahaha this thing is soooo F'n big I love it 
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:44 PM
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Awesome! we didn't do any unboxing pics at the time. Wish we did now. Liking the Blue/Black combination too. It goes well with the seals and anodized parts. Now go play, +1 on breaking her in proper too

Once you power her on, listen for any buzzing, I'm sure if you have read through Summit and Revo forums you've heard of making sure the steering servos are aligned and not fighting. Also, with the body off, shift the transmission from high to low and back. Watch the servo pull and push the pin in and out of the transmission. You can also unlock and lock the diffs. I'm sur this is a little boring, but you are accomplishing several things.
1. You are familiarizing yourself with the proper functions and their movement.
2. If something's not quite right, better to find and adjust now before a servo goes south.
3. You can ooh and ahh at all the cool features that you could only read about before



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Old 01-18-2013, 06:14 AM
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Nice! I remember like it was yesterday!! I want to buy another 1 just to open it!!!
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Old 01-18-2013, 07:01 AM
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It funny cause it the first couple pice you can tell I was excited cause their all blurry my hand were a little shaky lol. 

Well I had my maiden drive last night and this thing impressed the hell out of me I was able to climb over some pretty large rocks around the apartment and the lights are really bright and functional. I'm still memorized by the size of this thing. I knew it was big but damn.  I can't wait to get up in the woods 
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:04 AM
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Help me out folks. I ran my Beast of a Summit at the park last night and hit up some ice puddles that I broke through and drive the summit around in. Probably as deep as the hood of the truck and the MOTOR DIED! Whats up with that? I thought this baby was waterproof? Maybe I need to Corrosion X it? Ideas? Thoughts?
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:19 AM
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Hmm thats strange bc ive had mine over the roof in water more times than i can count on both hands and never had a prob with the titan. Ive been thru 2 titans but only from overheating. Id call traxxas.
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Hmm that is what I thought too....I'm on my second Titan also, first one was just used a long time. I installed the new one maybe 6 months ago but only ran it maybe 20 times. It died in the middle of a puddle and the motor smelled burnt as heck, steering was still responsive but no go on the Titan. I've already bought a new Titan motor but i'm a bit wporried why it died in that puddle. I'm running Turnigy 2S lipos, same one;s i've been running in it since the first motor a while back.
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:03 AM
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I put up another video, watch in 1080p.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnGv-x75vDw
Hey Kenny what tires/wheels are those? I am currently running the Big JOe's
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I turned my truck on and the steering servo on the left does make some noise the right on is silent how do I go about correcting this I have never had a truck with dual servo steering
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:40 AM
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Unhook the steering arms just leave the servo horns on. Turn the truck on and center the steering on the controller. Then u will have to adjust the little links that connect them. They have that little nut in the middle u will see it. Just get everything nice and square as far as the servo saver goes. Then adjust the turnbuckles till the tires r str8.
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:58 PM
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+1 Beast !!

If you'd like a little visual on the process, here you go

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Old 01-18-2013, 04:24 PM
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Well after saying nothing had broken on the summit, as far as a arms bumpers and such, i broke my front bumper today. I got alot of video and i think the hit that broke it so ill post that up later.
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:08 PM
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I smell an RPM replacement part coming along

So far that's the only original part that has broken on mine too! Iwent to fleabay and got an RPM Revo bumper mount so Icould lower the body a little more without haggling the front of it for clearance.

I did pretty much destroy a revo wheelie bar, totally my fault.
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:30 PM
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Thanks for the video link and other tips on adjusting my servos guy I think I have it about as good as I can I'm not getting any buzzing accept here and there but I touch the throttle or steering and the buzzing will stop. I'd like to get it more dialed in as my trim is to the left a bit but not enough to bug me... Yet. 

First run today I busted the rear bumper mount as well must have just been in the air lol. I will go pick up the RPM tomorrow and say no mor to that problem lol all in all I was very impressed with the way this thing just soaks up landings and bumps. I was playing in the canal behind the shop and this thing climbed the side of it no problems at all I even tried stoping on it then going u and thats when I heard the summit laugh for the first time.    Part of the canal was iced over I had the summit driving across it and this pig decided to fall through I hit the throttle and it just continued to break the ice and find dry land like nothing ever happened.  This is such a fun truck I can't wait to push its limits here on out.
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:03 PM
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New video from today. Dont think u will be able to watch from a mobile device, has to be pc for some reason when i post from iphone.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apBDLfCveeQ

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I put up another video, watch in 1080p.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnGv-x75vDw
Hey Kenny what tires/wheels are those? I am currently running the Big JOe's

Those are the 40 series rok lox tires and axial beadlock 8 spoke oversized wheels.

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That place looks pretty awesome to drive at I hope I can find something like that around here I plan on doing a little bash hunting this weekend. I have a couple ideas one of which is right in front the court house its a summit play ground out there but we'll see. I dont need anymore wreckless driving tickets.
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Old 01-18-2013, 11:21 PM
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What springs do you guys use? I'd like to have a little more stiffness so it doesnt bottom out so badly when I land. If I just tighten the coil overs would that be enough you think or will that put too much pressure on the shock caps and potentionaly break a seal?
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Old 01-19-2013, 05:18 AM
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Just move ure push rods to the last hole on the a arms.
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You called your new Summit a Pig??? shame on you Nave
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