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Old 05-15-2019, 06:57 PM
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I'm wanting to add some competition shocks and drive shafts to my 2WD traxxas VXL stampede. is it a good idea or a bad idea to do this.
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There’s no simple right or wrong answer. I was fine with the stock stuff, cheap to replace. I used to jump to the newest upgrade. But over time, money and a number of vehicles. I slowed. Part has to be a real issue before I upgrade.

It’s really easy to get caught up in upgrades. And suddenly turn a $300 truck into a $600+ money pit.
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Originally Posted by ostephenson1998 View Post
I'm wanting to add some competition shocks and drive shafts to my 2WD traxxas VXL stampede. is it a good idea or a bad idea to do this.
I had great luck with the proline spec shocks and the traxxas CVD axles , but I have started moving away from traxxas since I want to race etc , so think abiout putting money into the traxxas stuff when you can get a race kit etc . just my .02
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Not a bad idea centering those are the two weakest parts in the trunk. If I remember correctly the Slash the stampede and the 4x4 slash all use the same rear axles. Look up the tekno axle kit for the slash. I'm not Shure there the same length. But the see if you can find some kited out shocks for the 22sct or the scte ten. They should be able to take the abuse.

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Look on eBay for shocks for a TLR 22sct. If you can find a full set, buy them! They are the smoothest shocks I've ever had.

I've had the Traxxas Steel cvds on my truck for the last five years, and the only thing I've had to replace are the little rubber boots. No problems at all with the shafts themselves

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are you competitive now with pede?. Ive always bashed with a pede..racing with others brands
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are you competitive now with pede?. Ive always bashed with a pede..racing with others brands
I doubt itís being used for competition. Most likely just looking into upgrading.
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