Dye rims with Rit-Dye

Cautions: DO NOT use RIT dye as something to drink and to wash your eyes with. If you accidentally get the dye in your eyes flush them out for 15 minutes and call your local doctor. BEWARE of your mother, wife, and girlfriend because this stuff CAN stain so don’t be going wild with it.

Starting: So you want to DYE some wheels huh? First off you need wheels to dye, I used Traxxas white nylon rims for my nitro rustler.

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Traxxas Revo Foward Only Conversion

These instructions are intended for the experienced hobbyist so I will not go into detail on removing screws or assemblies.

That being said, first things first. Remove the transmission from your Traxxas Revo. Six screws hold the 2 halves together. Pay close attention to any shims and there locations. Ideally all the gear should stay on the shafts and on the rear half of the case.
You can refer to your Traxxas Revo Manual, because I am doing this How to: after the fact, I do not have any pictures of what it looks like with all the gears installed, at any rate lets continue with the install.

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Savage MP Servo Saver Mod

– Improved durability
– Improves steering capabilities
– Enhances handling and overall performance

Parts Needed:
1 Set – OFNA Servo Saver Set (Part # 18034)
1 Set – OFNA Clutch Bell Shim Kit (Part # 10099)
1 Set – OFNA Aluminum Servo Arm (Part # 10732) OR Any Brand of Futaba Servo Arm
2 Sets – Duratrax 6x10mm Ball Bearings (Part # 1561) OR Any Brand of 6x10mm Bearings

As with any set of directions, there are more than one way to do things. So use these as a guideline and use your own judgment when doing your mod. Let’s begin:

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Body Clip Pulls

So you’re tired of losing those pesky little body clips? Or perhaps just getting them off of your ride is tough? Here’s an easy solution to your problems. These little babies make them more visible and create a “handle” that is easy to grab and pull, thus the name.

Things you need to create RC Body Clip Pulls

A. Fuel tubing — at least 6 inches long (to make 4 pulls) in your favorite color (the brighter the color, the more visible the clip will be should it “fall” off the RC.)

B. Small Zip strips — one (1) strip per body clip. The 4 inch variety is the best for this application. Mix or match the color to your desire. I use a black set from Racer’s Edge but any brand will do.

C. Small metal washers — two (2) per body clip. The best suited for this application have 1/4 inch outer diameter and fit over 3mm metric screws. The ones I use came with a screw set made by Racer’s Edge for the T-Maxx.

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Savage 4 Gear Differential Spider Mod

– Improved strength of the differentials
– Makes your diffs last longer
– The fluid improves traction by attempting to transfer power to both wheels at the same speed
– Improves steering capabilities
– Enhances handling and overall performance from the differentials

Parts Needed:
2 Sets – HPI Bevel Gear Set (Part # 86032)
1 Set – Kyosho Bevel Gear Shaft Set (Part # 2335) –OR– 2 Sets – OFNA Cross Pin 4.0mm 9.5 (Part # 30773)
1 Can of your Favorite Degreaser or Cleaner
1 Tube of HPI Grease (Part # Z160) –OR– Any Brand of Grease
1 or 2 Bottles of your Choice of

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