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Stampede wheelies?

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Old 10-16-2017, 10:37 PM
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Hey guys I have a pretty simple question,
i have a stampede 4x4 vxl with a 12 tooth pinion and I run 2s lipo. Today when I started my run I was doing wheelies like crazy! Nearly does a back flip full throttle on the driveway. ...But after the first 10 mins I couldn't get it to wheelie anymore? It still seemed to be moving really quick, I didn't notice a speed change at all... is this just because my battery has lost its enitial power or some other reason? I'm stumped.

Also nothing is broke on the car, and the tires seem to be the same as when I started

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Old 10-17-2017, 03:39 AM
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Could be a few things.
Without knowing the brand, the capacity (mah) and the "C" rating of the LiPo pack it's impossible to say if the pack is loosing its punch.
It could also be a loose slipper clutch.
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Old 10-19-2017, 09:33 PM
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A few years ago, I once noticed the same issue on my emaxx. the tires were not glued, and once they were warm, they slipped on the rims

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Lipo sag is not usually substantial enough to cause that kind of difference. One issue that I noticed with my Stampede once I upgraded to a more powerful motor, is that the nut on the slipper clutch started to loosen up. I would tighten it, and by halfway through a pack, it was loose again. This sounds like what's happening to you too. I would put a fresh nut on the slipper, and just for added measure, add a little bit of blue Loctite to it. Once you add the Loctite, get the slipper adjusted before it dries, then you'll be all set.
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