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Old May 30, 2012, 05:03 PM
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RC Car Newb Here Stampede VXL 4x4 Drive Shafts


So Got the truck yesterday and was romping pretty good in back yard, and noticed lost part of rear wheel drive... Twisted rear drive shafts ... So seeing the upgraded metal, anything Else that i can do or when i upgrade these that would cause something else to break? Metal Diff's? or what is recommended?.

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Dave
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Old May 30, 2012, 09:45 PM
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Generally, all you need to replace are the driveshafts(I went with Tekno's on my Backslash conversion). The rest of the driveline seems to hold up pretty well. It usually takes a fare amount of effort or a very big power system to get the shafts to twist. What motor and battery are you using that you managed to twist the shafts so quickly?
Old May 30, 2012, 11:43 PM
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If it flies, I like it.
I replaced my (now sold) driveshaft on my pede 4x4. I put a center diff in to lower the stress on the drive shaft. Putting center diff in will sacrifice wheelies for handling. It is worth it if you just bash around not going through bogs or on rocks. I generally drive my pede on a racetrack; it is the car I drive when it rains.
Old May 30, 2012, 11:50 PM
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If it flies, I like it.
the stock TRX driveshafts are plastic. Try these... they are EXTREMELY tough.
http://miponline.com/store/mip11109.html
Old Jun 01, 2012, 07:53 PM
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Stock, it all was stock... Just a 3S 2200 battery lol
Old Jun 01, 2012, 07:58 PM
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Thanks Mongdex going to pick up a set Tomorrow
Old Jun 01, 2012, 07:59 PM
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What Center Dif did you put in Mondgez?
Old Jun 02, 2012, 08:35 PM
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Stock, it all was stock... Just a 3S 2200 battery lol
I wouldn't plan on running much with such a small battery, the amp draw will kill it in a pretty big hurry. A truck this size should have a 4000-5000mah battery minimum.


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