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Anyone into R/C?

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by A.D., Feb 7, 2009.

  1. Oct 7, 2013 at 2:40 AM
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    mjbtaco

    mjbtaco low and slow

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    It's 100% brand new. Doesn't even share parts with our previous model of 4wd buggy lol.
     
  2. Oct 8, 2013 at 6:36 PM
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    banditstpk

    banditstpk Pabst knows best

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    Also willing to trade gopro stuff for my truck
     
  3. Oct 12, 2013 at 1:43 PM
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    05tundra13

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    Hey guys, so my sc104x4 electric is out of commission and I can't figure out why. I think the brakes are locked up or the diff is. When it's on the ground and I give it throttle it moves but with struggle and it seems to be locked up. When it's off the ground I can spin the wheels freely with ease. Any ideas on why it's locking up and where should I start taking things apart.

    Thanks for the help!
     
  4. Oct 12, 2013 at 2:17 PM
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    Dcpsychobilly

    Dcpsychobilly Well-Known Member

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    Sounds to me like you stripped a gear or something is loose
    Isn't it belt driven? Check the belt/pinion gear
     
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  5. Oct 12, 2013 at 2:22 PM
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    tacodane

    tacodane The Slow But Getting Somewhere Build Vendor

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  6. Oct 12, 2013 at 2:23 PM
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    05tundra13

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    Yes it is. Will do.
     
  7. Oct 12, 2013 at 8:48 PM
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    Did you find the problem ?
     
  8. Oct 13, 2013 at 3:03 PM
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    found out that the belt was flipped inside and that it wasnt on the wheel. but even after then it still now makes this noise when i gas it. i think the clutch is slipping possibly.
     
  9. Oct 13, 2013 at 3:19 PM
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    CelsisTaco

    CelsisTaco Senior member.

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    I AM I AM!! :D I work at a local shop in IA!
     
  10. Oct 13, 2013 at 3:43 PM
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    Maybe belt is damaged?
    I wonder how it flipped?

    :crazy:
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  11. Oct 13, 2013 at 5:45 PM
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    not sure. it sounds like the clutch/belt is slipping. trial and error at this point. but im getting close. at least now i can mash it a bit.
     
  12. Oct 13, 2013 at 5:55 PM
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    I hate you...

    going to my local shop i found tomorrow to see if they price match...
     
  13. Oct 13, 2013 at 6:27 PM
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    Slimwood Shady I love your mom!

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    :anonymous: mine ships on Tues :woot:
     
  14. Oct 13, 2013 at 7:44 PM
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    Dcpsychobilly

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    You can't just adjust it/tighten it?

    And I been wanting a Scx10 but need to get rid of the slash to fund that purchase. Anyone want a slash :D
     
  15. Oct 13, 2013 at 7:56 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    what kind of street cars do yall have? been looking at cars since I already have 4 off road RCs. I really like the Traxxas XO-1, but i'm not sure I want a 1/5 scale.
     
  16. Oct 13, 2013 at 8:06 PM
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    FearNothing321

    FearNothing321 You gonna eat that taco?

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  17. Oct 13, 2013 at 8:15 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    ooooooohhhh

    their cars live up to the reputation of their trucks?
     
  18. Oct 13, 2013 at 8:22 PM
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    FearNothing321

    FearNothing321 You gonna eat that taco?

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    Tamiya stuff is good, there is a less expensive version with the TT-01E chassis
     
  19. Oct 13, 2013 at 9:12 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    Thanks, I'll have to look further into that. Tamiya wasn't even on my radar when I thought about cars until now.
     
  20. Oct 14, 2013 at 5:16 AM
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    I went to a local club race this weekend. A buddy of mine had a new Traxxas rally car with drift tyres, it was a blast to drive!!!
     

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