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09-07-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By seedygreenute

I believe you are right Rusty ! I watched a video...

I believe you are right Rusty ! I watched a video of a guy who swapped out some of the front end with TA parts ( buggy version ) .
My Buggy has a HPI E-Firestorm diff/gearbox ( 1 screw boss on the...
09-06-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By seedygreenute

I have the xb ( buggy version ) also sold as the...

I have the xb ( buggy version ) also sold as the HBX Quakewave .
Metal diff is a must have !
03-20-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By seedygreenute

With the bigger wheels I would drop down to a 14...

With the bigger wheels I would drop down to a 14 - 15T . Pretty sure they are .6 mod .
You will have a lower wheel speed but go further every turn .
I suggest a temp gun , that way you can check...
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By seedygreenute

A few things come to mind . You list different...

A few things come to mind .
You list different motors .
They might be the same on the outside but have a different Turn count on the inside . Which will give you different speeds .
Another is...
03-06-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By seedygreenute

Probably just double sided tape . Take a good...

Probably just double sided tape .
Take a good look for screws ( Im not familiar with that model ) just to be sure .
Use a flat blade screwdriver or similar to slowly prise it up .
You will need...
02-02-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By seedygreenute

Did you get the Traxxas combo ? It should get...

Did you get the Traxxas combo ?
It should get there on 3S with enough capacity .
Whats the original gearing ? Sometimes better to gear down when going from 2S to 3S to keep temps under control ....
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By seedygreenute

The ease in which you can limit the throttle is...

The ease in which you can limit the throttle is awesome !
Really makes it a car for the whole family .
Looks tough too !
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By seedygreenute

Thats what Im thinking . Overgeared and under...

Thats what Im thinking .
Overgeared and under motored .
Those finned motors are usually little motors inside big cases . Thats how they fit the grooves in the case .
4wd ? Big tires ? Bad Bearings...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By seedygreenute

LVC was my first thought . I googled 4370kv to...

LVC was my first thought .
I googled 4370kv to see what came up .
Is yours one of the finned can motors ?
01-18-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By seedygreenute

Electric powered cars now power the receiver...

Electric powered cars now power the receiver through the Speed contoller using the main battery .
Its called the BEC , Battery Eliminator Curcuit . Gets rid of the extra batteries .
Nitro cars...
01-17-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By seedygreenute

Pinion gear grub screws can come loose and spin...

Pinion gear grub screws can come loose and spin on the motor shaft .
But you need that gear cover off first .
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By seedygreenute

No , the ebay link is everything . I just...

No , the ebay link is everything .
I just listed the individual part numbers .
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By seedygreenute

That ebay set is everything you need to do all 4...

That ebay set is everything you need to do all 4 corners ! Nice find !!!
Should fix your problem , and get rid of any wheel wobble on the others too .
Traxxas part numbers =
#7034 - 4 x carriers...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By seedygreenute

You should be able to pull the metal tab out of...

You should be able to pull the metal tab out of the connector , they just clip together . One part has a bump that fits in a groove . It will be a bit tight .
They only go in 1 way so make sure you...
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By seedygreenute

Well done , should help a few people out ! Not...

Well done , should help a few people out !
Not a lot of room under that body !
Dont forget to check the battery tray size before ordering a new battery too !
01-10-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By seedygreenute

I had a quick look at the manual for the ESC and...

I had a quick look at the manual for the ESC and found it is rated for 7 cell - 8.4v .
A charged 2S is 8.4v so its on the limit with no buffer .
There is no Low Voltage Cutoff for lipo ( there...
01-01-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By seedygreenute

Traxxas electronics are overpriced in my opinion...

Traxxas electronics are overpriced in my opinion .
I have put a cheap 120A blue ESC and Leopard motor into a friends 4wd buggy . Still working 2 years later .
They seem to last on 2S lipo but I...
12-28-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By seedygreenute

I think I understand now . You really should...

I think I understand now .
You really should not need to do it if the connector is soldered well .
Always pull on the connectors , not the wires .
12-28-2020, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By seedygreenute

https://www.associatedelectrics.com/teamassociated...

https://www.associatedelectrics.com/teamassociated/cars_and_trucks/
here are some kits you might like .
Nitro is still around , but electric has come a long way . Brushless and Lipo give you the...
12-27-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By seedygreenute

14 gauge . Are you wanting 2 plugs on the ESC...

14 gauge .
Are you wanting 2 plugs on the ESC battery wires ???
It is possible , but you end up with a live plug dangling in your car which would need insulating so it wont short .
Better to just...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,400
Posted By seedygreenute

Im guessing its a plastic spur thats gone . No...

Im guessing its a plastic spur thats gone . No need to lube , it just promotes gunk sticking to your gears .
Bad Gear Mesh will damage gears .
As well as small objects getting in the gears .A loose...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,084
Posted By seedygreenute

You should be able to unplug the series harness (...

You should be able to unplug the series harness ( for 2 x 2S ) and plug your 4S straight into the ESC . Just follow the wires .
Replies: 3
Views: 1,240
Posted By seedygreenute

Not sure what meets all that critirea . Was...

Not sure what meets all that critirea .
Was thinking a 1/16 VXL Summit but it looks like Traxxas has dropped that model . The Slash or Erevo version would be ok but would struggle in the longer...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By seedygreenute

Are there any kinked wires ? Did it get hot ? ...

Are there any kinked wires ?
Did it get hot ?
Batteries properly charged ?
Does the drivetrain turn without the motor fitted ?
Does the motor run when not fitted to the truck ?
Im just...
11-05-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By seedygreenute

My first thought is to just buy a 2nd hand...

My first thought is to just buy a 2nd hand rolling chassis . ( usually everything except any electronics ) .
Dare I say it . A 2wd Traxxas Slash .
With a crawler motor ( as Bill has sort of...
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