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Recommendation for ball bearings on Rustler xl-5

Old 10-26-2007, 10:23 PM
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Default Recommendation for ball bearings on Rustler xl-5

So I was purchasing a bandit but had a change of heart and purchased a rustler xl-5 And I must say I am havin loads of fun with the stock motor that came with it.

I am lookin for an initial hop up for the machine and have decided to go with ball bearing on both rear and forward chassis. I would like recommendations for the same (With links preferably!!)

Also I bought a venom 7.2V 4200mAh NiMH battery pack with it. Is it a good pack??

Also how many charges can I expect to get out of it before I would need to replace it???
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Default RE: Recommendation for ball bearings on Rustler xl-5

get rpm hubs, and 5x11mm bearings
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get rpm hubs, and 5x11mm bearings
Can you recommend where I can buy them from?
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towerhobbies.com
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RPM bearing carriers and Team Blue Star Bearings
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any bearings are better tehn the 5x8mm bushings in the xl-5s.
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Ive always used Duratrax 5x11 bearing from tower and they work great! Ive had them in my brushless rustler for over a year now and they run like the day I bought them.
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http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXNY90&P=7

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXNY89&P=7

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXPUZ9&P=0
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Ive always used Duratrax 5x11 bearing from tower and they work great! Ive had them in my brushless rustler for over a year now and they run like the day I bought them.
Should I go for the stainless variety???
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if you want really good bearings get acer or equivelent, but stainless is better then stainless
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Ive always used Duratrax 5x11 bearing from tower and they work great! Ive had them in my brushless rustler for over a year now and they run like the day I bought them.
Should I go for the stainless variety???
Heres what I use- http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXD122&P=ML
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another silly question but is there a thread which explains how to change them
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another silly question but is there a thread which explains how to change them
Its not hard to figure out. They just pop right into the bearing carriers.

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