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Old 12-13-2008, 09:02 PM   #1
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I just ordered one and I am looking to find other people with them so see what they think of them.

Also, Ive heard the stock HPI radio system is kind of junk. Anyone have any info on it?
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Old 12-14-2008, 05:07 AM   #2
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I'm was thinking of getting one of those...
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I have one & I think it's a nice truck even for the track. There's a thread or 2 somewhere on rctech where people have successful tuned the truck for racing. The flux system is pretty powerful.

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Have any of you had any problems with the radio glitching after a certain distance? I run the Castle Creations equipment with my stock Traxxas Slash and it glitches after 60 ft or so. I ask this since the HPI E-firestorm flux also uses Castles Creations equipment and a 27mhz AM radio.
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No radio range problems from my experience. I've ran as far as I can see the truck, even running near power lines and tele lines which is generally a no-no with 0 problems! Great truck very reliable, VERY durable and extremely fun to drive. I find myself bashing this truck more than any other I own.

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Old 12-14-2008, 04:14 PM   #6
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OMGosh! I totally am going to open mine when it arrives even though its my xmas present. Ill just tell my mom its the old one. She wont know!
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I've had mine for a couple weeks now. After the initail drive it is very durable. I hit a curb and broke the front bulkhead. 9 bucks later and an hour repair time and its been great ever since. I'm running a 7 cell 3600 battery. Its fast and I've bashed it around a bit. I can say that I'm either buying some skid plates/bumpers or fabing some up my self. Its wicked fast and I had a few unexpected wheelies that left it skidding on its top for 15ish feet. I jammed the steering up too but fixed that in about 10 min.

Its a great truck, If it wasn't as cold as it is I would be out with it more than once a day. (It was 13 degrees here today)
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