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Old Aug 15, 2011, 10:31 PM
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Playing in wet surface

Hi guys, just to share my vmx playing in wet surface In this video, it can tell you the ESC is 100% waterproofing

My VMX 450 playing with water (1 min 45 sec)
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Old Aug 16, 2011, 01:29 AM
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that's great fun alex.....but it looks like it acts like my VMX, wheelies and flips so easily breaking the rear fender off. Trust me mate, it will end up tearing the rear wheelie bar and body work off eventually.....

Is this how it suppose to run Nick? looks like the slipper is to tight? but if you run it loose, you end up burning them out, I'm on my 3rd now.....

i think some sort of spring loaded or indestructible wheelie bar needs to be invented by someone.....
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Old Aug 16, 2011, 04:36 AM
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thanks chris that would be great
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Old Aug 16, 2011, 05:41 AM
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that's great fun alex.....but it looks like it acts like my VMX, wheelies and flips so easily breaking the rear fender off. Trust me mate, it will end up tearing the rear wheelie bar and body work off eventually.....

Is this how it suppose to run Nick? looks like the slipper is to tight? but if you run it loose, you end up burning them out, I'm on my 3rd now.....

i think some sort of spring loaded or indestructible wheelie bar needs to be invented by someone.....
Hello Madbagder.
A solution among others??


We must remake the support because they break with rigid bars.

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Old Aug 16, 2011, 12:51 PM
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hey guys just ordered my vmx today from tower should have it thursday. im noticing some people are saying version 1 and version 2 is there a difference and how do you know which one you got. getting kinda scared after reading some peoples posts. sound like everyones having lots of troubles. im not gonna be beating on it but what should i replace parts wise to get it up and going reliably. im gonna ditch the stock radio first thing put a spectum reciever and use my dx3r. i race 1/8 electric and sc 4x4 now just looked so damn cool had to have the vmx
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Old Aug 16, 2011, 01:22 PM
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VMX Brake Kit Instruction Sheet

The PDF file was too big for the forum so here are JPG's of the pages.
If you PM me I'll send you the real PDF.
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Old Aug 16, 2011, 02:22 PM
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just spoke to venom customer service about the differences in the new and old bike have to say possibly the best and most friendly customer service i ever spoke with. he offered driving tips and explained everything to me. usually the rep is trying to get off the phone the whole time or is not willing to offer any extra above and beyond help venom seems really commited to making this bike work and work good thanks again
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Old Aug 16, 2011, 03:29 PM
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Thanks for the feedback!
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Old Aug 16, 2011, 04:41 PM
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hey guys just ordered my vmx today from tower should have it thursday. im noticing some people are saying version 1 and version 2 is there a difference and how do you know which one you got. getting kinda scared after reading some peoples posts. sound like everyones having lots of troubles. im not gonna be beating on it but what should i replace parts wise to get it up and going reliably. im gonna ditch the stock radio first thing put a spectum reciever and use my dx3r. i race 1/8 electric and sc 4x4 now just looked so damn cool had to have the vmx
The radio is the most reliable part of the bike, save your cash for gyro parts, shock rebuilds, chains, etc. you'll need it. I like Tower, but they still don't have a lot of the critical spares for this bike yet.
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Buzzkill strikes again lol.


Hey 250r, a lot of guys have fun with these. It will be a lot different then what your used to driving. Hopefully you can find some fun empty areas to bash on while you learn. With any RTR, its a good idea to go over it to make sure its got thread lock and is setup to specs. Search forum for other "VMX" info threads. If your bike isnt the updated version, request the steal gears from venom's cs. Perfornance could be better in certain situations, some things in the works should help.
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Old Aug 16, 2011, 07:24 PM
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Thanks for the info im ditching the radio because I hate to have more than one radio around too many double a's to keep up with lol. Im not scared to spend a few dollars on spares if I haveto not racing it so if it breaks just throw it in the truck and run something else
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Old Aug 16, 2011, 09:50 PM
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just spoke to venom customer service about the differences in the new and old bike have to say possibly the best and most friendly customer service i ever spoke with. he offered driving tips and explained everything to me. usually the rep is trying to get off the phone the whole time or is not willing to offer any extra above and beyond help venom seems really commited to making this bike work and work good thanks again
+1 on venom customer service, top class.
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Old Aug 18, 2011, 10:02 PM
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Everyone Who Owns A VMX 450 Take Note

Everyone that owns a Venom 450, take notice of your surroundings
BEWARE OF DOGS!! Dogs like to go after the bikes. I would just keep your eyes open.
Jerry
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Old Aug 19, 2011, 06:28 AM
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Everyone that owns a Venom 450, take notice of your surroundings
BEWARE OF DOGS!! Dogs like to go after the bikes. I would just keep your eyes open.
Jerry
haaaaa,lol,so im not the only one to of had a lets say dog incident i presumed it was just this dog,...i was at a local buggy trug club track in sth oz,there were a few guys there bashing around nitro and elect,there was a girl friend of a drivers there with a dog standing watching dog on lead casual as,soon as i fired up vmx vrooomvrooom spool up gyro down and away she goes.... straight away dog was pulling hard on lead,the dog pulled away he was large but slowish lol..i had to go off track flat stick consentrating to do a turn nearly out of site back to me!!!!she is yelling at dog top of her voice AAAAHHHHaGETHEARAAAHHH...i drove it fatt out up to me mate slammed brakes hit him in shinns AAHHH he grabed bike dog pulled up barked like hell then returned to owner,,they restrained dog,it kept going nutts when i would run so dog had to leave track stop it stressing....go figure ???
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Old Aug 19, 2011, 08:47 AM
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BEWARE OF DOGS!! Dogs like to go after the bikes. I would just keep your eyes open.
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They certainly do!

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