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Old 06-13-2007, 09:33 AM   #1
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I have a traxxas stampede XL-5, and I love thing. My only problem is it tends to flip over alot when I turn. I won't to lower the truck a little, either by buying adjustable shocks or just buying shorter springs. My problem is that Traxxas doesn't seem to make lowering springs or adjustable shocks for the stampede. Can someone tell me what will be compatible.
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put some orings on your shock shafts under the piston. more orings, the lower it will be.
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use losi or evader shocks depending on your cash flow. Try this:http://www.snakeeyesracing.freeservers.com/index.html
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Trick we did to get it to corner better was to mount the battery underneath the chassis. cornering was better.

Just keep in mind the vehicle is a monster truck, it does have those limitations.
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yeah, if you mount the battery underneath the chassis it will handle much better in the turns etc.
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Use rustler front shocks all the way around.
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:46 PM   #7
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Use rustler front shocks all the way around.
I thought about doing something like this, however wouldn't that make the back lower than the front? The way the stampede is stock - the back shocks are taller than the front shocks and the truck is level.
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Old 06-15-2007, 03:34 PM   #8
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There are ways to widen the Stampedes stance. I used RPM Losi LXT front arms but I have heard of people using the rear arms on the front, HPI Nitro Rush arms, and even Jato arms (too wide IMO unless you use a FLM long chassis)
You could just buy the FLM extended front arms (Probably the easiest and cheapest way to go)

This allows you to use Stampede front wheels all around.
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Fast lane machine towers and arms, you can lower your vehicle dramaticly
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