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01-28-2021, 03:26 PM
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Posted By fantomdude

You must drive hard!!! I have raced this car...

You must drive hard!!!
I have raced this car since it came out a lot! I have only broke 2 parts on the car and one was not my fault when another car jumps on to the straight and hits me at full...
06-15-2020, 03:15 PM
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Posted By fantomdude

I found it to be better on big or small tracks....

I found it to be better on big or small tracks. It gives the car more rear grip and it turns better. I have not ran on a high grip track so I don't know about that one yet.
06-11-2020, 02:25 PM
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Posted By fantomdude

Tune it to 6 Amps with amp meter and gear it...

Tune it to 6 Amps with amp meter and gear it accordingly and you won't notice a difference from a 100 dollar motor. There are videos on YouTube that show you how to tune with an amp meter while the...
06-11-2020, 12:10 PM
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Posted By fantomdude

I don't know about the weight but all I do is...

I don't know about the weight but all I do is fill it up, set sun gear on top and if needed ad more oil to fill the gaps if any. Then take my finger and wipe it across the diff a couple of times to...
05-29-2020, 11:08 AM
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Views: 454,066
Posted By fantomdude

Are you running the brass front hinge pin block?...

Are you running the brass front hinge pin block? I ran it and a brass front servo plate (4.0 buggy) and that is what really dialed in my setup. You don't have to have the VHA stuff you can achieve...
05-29-2020, 09:46 AM
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Posted By fantomdude

Those schumacher tires are designed to flex more...

Those schumacher tires are designed to flex more side to side because of the way the bead is and they are just more of a pain to glue in. Try the other Schumacher front staggers they are a little...
05-28-2020, 02:46 PM
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Posted By fantomdude

I'm assuming it is a carpet track from your tire...

I'm assuming it is a carpet track from your tire question. You should check your bearings after every race day just to make sure they spin free and service accordingly. Shocks I will add oil and...
05-28-2020, 02:07 PM
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Posted By fantomdude

That just looks fast! This is what an old racer...

That just looks fast! This is what an old racer like me likes to see. Someone putting the "hobby" side back into a race ride. I love all the little details like the white walls and stuff. I bet...
05-27-2020, 01:14 PM
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Posted By fantomdude

Yes, The car is better with it! It has more grip...

Yes, The car is better with it! It has more grip and rotates better
05-27-2020, 07:59 AM
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Views: 1,492
Posted By fantomdude

Are you going to be racing or just playing? If...

Are you going to be racing or just playing?
If you are racing the spektrum may be better because you have a higher C rating and the longer runtime will not be needed. If you are racing 13.5 you may...
05-18-2020, 08:10 AM
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Posted By fantomdude

The only part on the car that needs to be shimmed...

The only part on the car that needs to be shimmed is the rear diff, maybe the front. In Off road especially on tracks that 1/8 scale buggies race on the tighter you get stuff the more bound up it...
04-27-2020, 12:55 PM
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Posted By fantomdude

You had non coated shafts sent in you kit? ...

You had non coated shafts sent in you kit?

I don't understand why TLR decided to go with non coated shafts when they launched the 5.0 and the gen 3 shocks. I put my old 4.0 style shocks on my...
04-21-2020, 10:50 AM
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Posted By fantomdude

Depends on what track grip you are running on. ...

Depends on what track grip you are running on. You may want to get a brass C block to offset the weight you loose by running light weight rear diff if you need a little more bite. Unless your...
04-20-2020, 01:16 PM
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Posted By fantomdude

To run the shorter chassis do you need a...

To run the shorter chassis do you need a different rear dog bone or brace?
04-20-2020, 10:17 AM
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Posted By fantomdude

The Manual calls for a 18t pinion so maybe get a...

The Manual calls for a 18t pinion so maybe get a 19,18, and 17 to be safe.
04-20-2020, 08:01 AM
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Posted By fantomdude

A lot of people are having issues with protek and...

A lot of people are having issues with protek and savox servos. TLR designed the body with the spektrum servos in mind because they are a in house brand. Maybe people are having better luck with...
04-17-2020, 07:33 AM
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Posted By fantomdude

spektrum 6240 and tlr stock aluminum horn

spektrum 6240 and tlr stock aluminum horn
04-14-2020, 08:23 AM
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Posted By fantomdude

delete

delete
04-07-2020, 09:50 AM
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Views: 512
Posted By fantomdude

You should go to a local hobby shop and check out...

You should go to a local hobby shop and check out what they have. There is a lot of options for $300. You can get a brand new mini e revo never ran that come with 2 batteries and a charger for 300...
04-07-2020, 09:35 AM
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Posted By fantomdude

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rctech.net-vbulletin/1080x720/new1_7c9d1f0014fe39958339ce635e7995bf0f6cd005.jpg
this is the newest one it is a little hard to see but there is little ribs of plastic...
04-07-2020, 07:26 AM
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Views: 185,626
Posted By fantomdude

I put them on mine. For me it give the rear end...

I put them on mine. For me it give the rear end some more stability. When the car would rotate going into and coming out of the corner the wider hex made it feel more stable and less on edge. Also...
04-07-2020, 07:14 AM
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Views: 303,770
Posted By fantomdude

I guess I should of tried that one. LOL I didn't...

I guess I should of tried that one. LOL I didn't even think to use the one that came with the car because I have built a ton of kits and I have every tool you could need in my RC tool box. That is...
04-06-2020, 02:58 PM
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Views: 303,770
Posted By fantomdude

I had to take my nut driver to the bench grinder...

I had to take my nut driver to the bench grinder to get a then walled driver
04-06-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By fantomdude

If money is not an issue always go with the newer...

If money is not an issue always go with the newer version. That is the version that will get all the support now. If you are on a budget and love to race then save the 100 bucks so you can still...
04-06-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 185,626
Posted By fantomdude

The updated Spindles have more "meat" around the...

The updated Spindles have more "meat" around the top and bottom where the kingpin screws go into to hold it on. I still run the originals with Aluminum caster blocks and have no issues. The Shock...
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