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10-23-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By JoeMaxx

This is an original TMaxx frame used to have one...

This is an original TMaxx frame used to have one and still have a Wide Max that was built in 2002. It has been very much modified...... Battery box has been removed and Throttle electronics modified...
09-05-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,569
Posted By JoeMaxx

For the price of a Traxxas TQI Radio you can...

For the price of a Traxxas TQI Radio you can probably upgrade to a better Transmitter and Receiver for the money it costs to replace it. I installed a Spektrum DX3C in my Revo for $129.00 and the...
09-05-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By JoeMaxx

It is a Tamiya but I do not think it is a Falcon....

It is a Tamiya but I do not think it is a Falcon. Link to the Falcon

http://www.tamiyausa.com/product/item.php?product-id=58401

This is a Tamiya from the late 1980s or early 1990s it is similar...
09-04-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,162
Posted By JoeMaxx

Thanks it is going to take up the entire wall...

Thanks it is going to take up the entire wall because I still have 4 more R/Cs to build racks for. Still trying to figure out the best way hang the TMaxx because of the way the frame is shaped :)
09-03-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,162
Posted By JoeMaxx

http://i584.photobucket.com/albums/ss281/miatajoe1...

http://i584.photobucket.com/albums/ss281/miatajoe1/RC3Racksbuilt_zpsd7b58fad.jpg (http://s584.photobucket.com/user/miatajoe1/media/RC3Racksbuilt_zpsd7b58fad.jpg.html)

Few more hung on the wall...
09-03-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,162
Posted By JoeMaxx

Decided to start hanging my RCs on the wall

This is the first of 3 wall racks I have built to put my multiple RC Cars and Trucks hanging on the wall. Saw something about a week ago and decided to go for it ;)

Pretty simple to build ran out...
07-18-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: REVO Maintenance.

For inexpensive ARO you can use Marvel Mystery Oil you can buy a quart of it for what is cost for afew ounces of AROandfor short term storage WD40 between weekends.I also use Marvel Mystery Oil as an...
07-11-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,336
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: Drive shaft wobble

One of the fastest ways to cure this is install CV Drive Shafts and it does away with the Dog Bones.    The Dog Bones are notorious for chatter and wearing out.  The only movement on the CVD Joints...
06-27-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: Revo 3.3 with orig Alloy pipe over fuel

What manufacture fuel are you running and what other fuels are available.

last year I  switched from Traxxas Top Fuel to Losi Nitrotane because it causes less of a mess on the body parts.  ...
06-22-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: Revo 3.3 with orig Alloy pipe over fuel

Looks like you need to do some engine tuning because it is running too rich. The Blue Tuned aluminum pipe is the about the same pipe they are putting on the 3.3 Engines these days, The Exhaust pipe...
06-18-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: motor change

The Savage 25 had a 4.1 CC Big Block engine in it so the newer 4.6 CC engine should be a direct replacement.   They generally do not change much as far as the clutch bell fittings and you should be...
05-15-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,998
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: t-maxx 3.3 starting problems.

I have removed the Blue wires off all 3 of my Traxxas Engines and always use a Glow Igniter these days.   

Read many tips on Tuning but I have found that the first half Tank each day is when I...
05-15-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 928
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: Lipo battery packs?

Sometimes you have to cycle a new battery a few times before it provides the run times. Really depends on how long it was sitting a shelf. Most LiPo like to be cycled about 3 times before they will...
05-11-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: FLM Stampede build help!?

The VXL system is about a 3500 KV motor and will support the 11.1 Volt 3 Cell LiPo battery packs. The VXL is installed in many Traxxas Trucks. Lower gearing would be best if you increase the weight...
05-09-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,354
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: Nitro waterproofing

It is really best not to run a Nitro in water or mud because the water will suck up into your air intake.    Driving in mud takes hours to clean up on a Nitro R/C.   Trust me on this one LOL   I did...
05-09-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: Nitro tunning ?

Yes always adjust your Idle first then the low speed needle second before you tune in your High Speed Needle. You may need to readjust your idle again after tuning in your LSNSetting if it is way...
05-09-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,998
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: t-maxx 3.3 starting problems.

The One Way Bearing is very easy to clean up with motor cleaner spray or nitro spray. It is not uncommon for them to slip after getting gunked up. You will also want to clean up your EZ Start System....
05-09-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,580
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: Tuning literature

I learn new stuff about R/Cs all the time and like you like to read as much as I can about them since they are so much fun to play with :D

I have never been a serious racer but always been serious...
05-08-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,580
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: Tuning literature

John P one of the things I learned early on was tune for sound first and temperature second. Once you hear the sound of a great tune remember it all the way from Idle to High Speed running. There are...
05-04-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: 3.3 slipper for 2.5 Maxx

They do make a slipper clutch upgrade kit for the T Maxx and the Sport Maxx uses from my research the same Tranny as the first Gen T Maxx Tranny.    I do not guarantee it will work but here are the...
05-04-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: Nitro tunning ?

There is a test for the LSN which us older nitro guys use to adjust this setting. make sure the engine is up to full operating temps to perform this.

Pinch the fuel line it should run between 2 to...
05-03-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: Nitro tunning ?

Does this happen after the engine is hot?  We will explore this after you test the glow plug.

First thing I would do in this case is replace the Glow Plug.   Pull it out and inspect it to see if...
04-23-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: emaxx going brushless help

I would read this since it has upgrade advice from good to bad. I only read this after you asked the question so I have no say what is best but it really seems like a good giude to improving your...
04-23-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,673
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: Best Monster Truck for begginers

I have owned Traxxas for over 13 years now and still have my 2002 TMaxx almost allstock except for the 2.5r engine which is now 8 years old and I run the heck out of it. It does require somerepairs...
04-19-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By JoeMaxx

RE: Introducing a neighborhood to nitro.

I run mine in parks so it is not a problem.

The R/C engines are not as load as a lawn mower or weed wacker. But it is good to let them know. My worst problems were all thier kids wanting to watch...
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