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Old 06-13-2008, 03:41 AM   #1
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Default Rustler & Rustler VXL Transmission..

Is the normal rustler's transmission and the rustler VXL (or shall i say VXL RANGE) the same? can the normal transmission handle brushless?
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Old 06-13-2008, 06:13 AM   #2
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The VXL Transmission has a steel diff gear and a steel idler gear. Both of those gears in the regular Rustler tranny are plastic and prone to failure on BL power. The VXL versions hold up very well.
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you can get the metal upgrades for the standard trans for $8 total
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Old 06-13-2008, 04:52 PM   #4
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You will need to do the upgrades to run the B.L system . I found out the hard way .
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