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Just Bought The Savage XL Pics Inside

Old 05-14-2008, 10:29 PM
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Well i went back to my LHS to pick up the broken pieces that my wife broke from her E-Savage. I brought my wife and daughter with me. I saw the Savage XL sitting there just waiting to be bought. I looked at my wife and she just said "Just buy it" and my daughter said the same thing. So i just bought it. I will break it in on Saturday and fully bash it on Sunday. I weighed the truck and it came in at 12 pounds.


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Old 05-14-2008, 11:40 PM
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Nice pics. Get it up and running quick and get us a video Its what everyone is waiting for.
Old 05-15-2008, 12:42 AM
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Oh man... sorry about the drool on your truck... Oh... I guess that is just on my smart phone... It looks super sweet! Even in mini size. I would be driving it in a lighted parking lot bow if I had it. Good job! All three of you! BB
Old 05-15-2008, 07:37 AM
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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOW! Im scared of that truck!!!!! lol, nice truck!!
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Congrats on the new rig man
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tis huge
Old 05-15-2008, 12:01 PM
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Wait wait ok you must clearify...your wife and daughter said "just buy it"??????? Wat da.... Man you are in good company!!!!!!
Old 05-15-2008, 02:47 PM
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WOW !! nice truck
your wife said "YES" right away ....cool
if ya have anymore coin, take them both out dinner
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I just knew we would have a good old fashioned; tire smoking; wheel standing; high jumping show to watch by now. [8D] BB
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wow!man thats huge.is it nitro or brushless powered?
Old 05-15-2008, 09:25 PM
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wow!man thats huge.is it nitro or brushless powered?
Definitely nitro
Old 05-15-2008, 09:29 PM
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maybe i should sell my savage x and get one of those?
Old 05-15-2008, 09:35 PM
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I thought there would be a small flood of Savages on the E market, guys wanting to step up to the XL. I really have not noticed it yet. I was kind of hoping for a bargain... [8D] BB
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wow!man thats huge.is it nitro or brushless powered?
All Nitro!!!!!!
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Wait wait ok you must clearify...your wife and daughter said "just buy it"??????? Wat da.... Man you are in good company!!!!!!
That is correct. I go to my LHS for some small parts with the wife and kid and i was looking at the Savage XL and they just said "Just Buy It so we all can bash it"
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Default RE: Just Bought The Savage XL Pics Inside

Let us know how break-in goes, etc etc. Also, can you compare the motor to other motors you have run? (aftermarket) I am curious on how much power this mill makes, I'm thinking around the ball-park of a regular Axial .28 hopefully.

As soon as I get my hands on one, I want to do a in-depth reveiw on this truck. Taking video's of break-in and after break-in.


Anyone know where I can get one without a 2 week waiting period? that's what my LHS can do.
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I'm going to break it in tomorrow. But, it's going to be about 100 degrees out.
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Let us know how break-in goes, etc etc. Also, can you compare the motor to other motors you have run? (aftermarket) I am curious on how much power this mill makes, I'm thinking around the ball-park of a regular Axial .28 hopefully.

As soon as I get my hands on one, I want to do a in-depth reveiw on this truck. Taking video's of break-in and after break-in.


Anyone know where I can get one without a 2 week waiting period? that's what my LHS can do.
Check www.ultimatehobbies.com
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Wait wait ok you must clearify...your wife and daughter said "just buy it"??????? Wat da.... Man you are in good company!!!!!!
That is correct. I go to my LHS for some small parts with the wife and kid and i was looking at the Savage XL and they just said "Just Buy It so we all can bash it"
Very cool!
Old 05-16-2008, 10:51 PM
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just got mine today freakin huge .i love it let you know about the breakin...
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breakin went good for me...cept the idle was too low, and it would not fire/run without giving throttle...it also didn't want to get above 170F(with heatsink covered)...

If it doesn't turn over...crank the idle adjustment open about a half turn clockwise....
If it doesn't warm up, you may want to keep a hair dryer close by and just hit it up with hot air for a couple of secs at a time.
Old 05-17-2008, 12:41 AM
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I doubt i'm going to have trouble warming it up for break-in. It's going to be about 100-103 degrees out tomorrow.
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Very sweet.......
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I wonder why HPI doesnt try making some kind of petrol tank that goes behind the motor, or maybe put the radio box there and a BIG petrol tank where the original radio box was.
All that space wasted behind the motor doesnt make sense to me.
It would look much nicer with no big petrol tank sticking out the side.

Thanks, Daniel
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I do not know about the XL, but my extended chassis is balanced much nicer with that open area behind the engine. It is nice to have exhaust room too! I think a longer, but not so deep fuel tank would be a plus. BB

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