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Old 03-09-2009, 05:29 AM   #1
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Any ideas on how to race prep a brushless rustler? worst problem seems to
be traction!
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Old 03-09-2009, 06:12 AM   #2
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best bet is to replace the tq radio system with something more configurable, IE. dx2, 3pm. Also a programmable ESC would be helpful, which the vxl is not. So you might consider selling the vxl and replacing with a cc, novak, or lrp ESC.

You can also loosen the slipper clutch and adjust supsension to get a bit more traction.
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Old 03-09-2009, 03:37 PM   #3
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Try different type of tires, check and loosin slipper clutch.
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Originally Posted by reddishdsb View Post
Any ideas on how to race prep a brushless rustler? worst problem seems to
be traction!
If traction seems to be the problem start by trying some different tires- see what other people at the track you are going to are using. After you choose a tire to run, teak the suspension. By changing the suspension characteristic you can alter how your tires contact the ground. Try different oil weights in the shocks, different spring stiffness, changeing the holes linkages attach to on the shock towers.
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