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12-31-2007, 08:27 AM
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Posted By SlobbaTech

The chassis' started breaking often in the same...

The chassis' started breaking often in the same spot in those pics (center of battery wall next to the electronics) once TL came out with the EA3 chassis in the XXXcr kit. I can't remember, but I...
12-30-2007, 08:02 PM
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Posted By SlobbaTech

For the graphite parts and the tranny case screw...

For the graphite parts and the tranny case screw holes I found it is best to run the gold screw that comes in the kit in all the holes first, then take a 1/2" 4-40 cap head screw and run it through...
12-29-2007, 10:17 AM
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Posted By SlobbaTech

For races of this size they usually always have...

For races of this size they usually always have controlled practice by using mock race heats. They will post some sort of a race heat listing and you go by tat. Usually just get 2 rounds of practice...
12-28-2007, 08:21 PM
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Views: 10,037
Posted By SlobbaTech

The Silver State track always gets really rough...

The Silver State track always gets really rough at this race b/c it's a pretty soft soil with a high sand content and A LOT of 1/8 cars out there tearing it up. My experience with M2's at this track...
12-28-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,037
Posted By SlobbaTech

Tires...the ones I listed are what has been used...

Tires...the ones I listed are what has been used at this race for the past 2-3 years or so. I dont' know what their new dirt is like and if/how it's effecting tire selection. If the dirt changes...
12-28-2007, 09:45 AM
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Posted By SlobbaTech

If they are still making XX-4 chassis', then...

If they are still making XX-4 chassis', then that's great. There was talk about the XX-4 chassis had been damaged or broken and that they would not be able to produce anymore chassis' due to this,...
12-27-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,037
Posted By SlobbaTech

Buggy, M3 Crimefighter and Bowties, truggy M2...

Buggy, M3 Crimefighter and Bowties, truggy M2 Holeshots are the "primary" tires that you have to bring and what everyone uses all/most of the time. I'm not too famaliar with Panther's tires, but...
12-27-2007, 07:47 PM
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Posted By SlobbaTech

The machined XX-4 chassis are only partially...

The machined XX-4 chassis are only partially machined, the whole chassis itself is molded from the same XX-4 chassis mold and the only differences between the two XX-4 chassis is one has the extra...
12-27-2007, 01:45 PM
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Posted By SlobbaTech

A 6.5 is like a 10 turn brushed, start with a...

A 6.5 is like a 10 turn brushed, start with a 17-18t pinion gear.
12-20-2007, 10:52 AM
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Posted By SlobbaTech

Use a 18-19t pinion for 7.5 brushless, I'm not...

Use a 18-19t pinion for 7.5 brushless, I'm not sure if you need to gear any differently for that battery you use though.
12-17-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,681
Posted By SlobbaTech

A / B = C (where A = spur gear size, B = pinion...

A / B = C (where A = spur gear size, B = pinion gear size, C = External Ratio) Then multiply C (external ratio) by D (internal ratio of the tranmission) = final drive ratio.

So if someone is...
12-06-2007, 09:18 PM
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Views: 5,836
Posted By SlobbaTech

1/8 buggy Panther Switch 2.0 c-compound and pink...

1/8 buggy Panther Switch 2.0 c-compound and pink taper pins work good on wet to dry dusty track. If track is really dry and dusty or race line is shiny/polished, then PL M3 Inside JOb tires. Pink...
12-06-2007, 09:53 AM
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Posted By SlobbaTech

Yeah it can be shimmed and often needs to be...

Yeah it can be shimmed and often needs to be re-shimmed on the AD2. Reason why is that the aluminum tube/spacer that goes between the snap ring clip and the clutch bell bearing gets worn fairly...
12-05-2007, 07:30 PM
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Posted By SlobbaTech

I haven't used the EP4600 cells, just IB4200's. I...

I haven't used the EP4600 cells, just IB4200's. I do run the 6.5R Novak brushless in my truck and get about the same runtime I did with a 10 turn brushed motor, which is something like 7min I'd say...
12-05-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 22,252
Posted By SlobbaTech

They plan to run the 1/8 electric buggies at the...

They plan to run the 1/8 electric buggies at the electric race? Hopefully they don't tear the soft/fresh track up too much or squash the baby 1/10 cars. haha
12-02-2007, 07:54 PM
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Views: 197,767
Posted By SlobbaTech

You can grab the shock shafts with the wire...

You can grab the shock shafts with the wire cutting part of pliers or actual wire cutters so you can unscrew the shock bottoms. It will put a dent/scratch in the shock shaft, but if you grab it as...
12-01-2007, 11:02 AM
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Posted By SlobbaTech

I'm not sure what the proper gearing is that you...

I'm not sure what the proper gearing is that you should be using, but a 14T pinion is very low and that HAS to be why your motor is so hot. I think normally for stock motors people will run a maybe...
11-27-2007, 08:42 PM
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Views: 197,767
Posted By SlobbaTech

Try unscrewing your rear shock bottoms 3.5 turns....

Try unscrewing your rear shock bottoms 3.5 turns. If that doesn't work then try cutting the vent holes out in the body. There are 2 holes on the rear window (at least where the rear window would be...
11-12-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,202
Posted By SlobbaTech

I don't think the optional larger diameter rotor...

I don't think the optional larger diameter rotor Novak offers is suited too well for off-road. So for someone getting into brushless I don't recommend getting that rotor which means you don't need...
11-10-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,132
Posted By SlobbaTech

It does have a fairly low total oil %, but it is...

It does have a fairly low total oil %, but it is good and runs pretty good on the track for powerband.
11-07-2007, 07:28 PM
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Views: 197,767
Posted By SlobbaTech

You can put plastic MF2 hubs on but you will...

You can put plastic MF2 hubs on but you will need: XXX/Gen 1 axles, XXX-T dogbones or CVD's, 10-32 wheel nuts, and .100" thick XXX wheel & hub spacers.
11-07-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,779
Views: 500,799
Posted By SlobbaTech

The fan is needed in 2wd. With it mounted like I...

The fan is needed in 2wd. With it mounted like I did it, the speedo runs something like 125* after a run. Then I remember one time the fan quit working and the speedo was like 205* after a run. I was...
11-07-2007, 09:36 AM
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Views: 197,767
Posted By SlobbaTech

Use the MF2 hubs if don't want quick change. The...

Use the MF2 hubs if don't want quick change. The XXXcr hubs will fit, you just have to shim the axle differently..btu most people will not do that and by not shimming it properly it makes it worse.
11-06-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,405
Posted By SlobbaTech

#1 I don't see how keeping the steering...

#1 I don't see how keeping the steering components the same but lowering the plate (i.e. makign the arm on the bellcranks at the bottom/flippign the bellcranks upside down) will reduce the steering...
11-06-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 197,767
Posted By SlobbaTech

To convert from a XXX-T/MF1 to a XXX-Tcr these...

To convert from a XXX-T/MF1 to a XXX-Tcr these are the parts you need, minus the parts that are the same but made from a different material. The longer chassis, the longer battery strap, MF2 front...
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