Which gear set up should I use for savage x4.6

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Is your truck still an X or is it the XL ? on my X with an axial .32 I am running the 48/16 combo from robinson and I get plenty of speed and wheelies anytime I bury the throttle too quickly......
 

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Is your truck still an X or is it the XL ? on my X with an axial .32 I am running the 48/16 combo from robinson and I get plenty of speed and wheelies anytime I bury the throttle too quickly......
It’s just the X, how long have you had this setup?
 

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I have had this gearing setup for 3 years, I have 15 16 17 and 18 tooth clutchbells and I fount the best for me is the 48/16, I run in alot of loose dry terrain with dry grass and weeds around also.
 

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I have had this gearing setup for 3 years, I have 15 16 17 and 18 tooth clutchbells and I fount the best for me is the 48/16, I run in alot of loose dry terrain with dry grass and weeds around also.
How much speed we talkin
 

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I don't have any solid numbers for speed, but since you kinda new to nitro I am sure you will find it more than enough, maybe 30 35 mph range.... fast enuff to tear some stuff up that much is sure.....
 

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Is your truck still an X or is it the XL ? on my X with an axial .32 I am running the 48/16 combo from robinson and I get plenty of speed and wheelies anytime I bury the throttle too quickly......
I forgot to ask you.. What slipper clutch are you using for the 48/16?
 

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I forgot to ask you.. What slipper clutch are you using for the 48/16?


I am using the stock slipper pad sold by HPI, I tighten down the nut till the coils on the spring just touch and leave it that way, I do not back it off as the manual says to do.....
 

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I am using the stock slipper pad sold by HPI, I tighten down the nut till the coils on the spring just touch and leave it that way, I do not back it off as the manual says to do.....
Oh ok is there a reason you don’t back off half a turn
 

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there is really no need to loosen the slipper, all it is going to do is slip TOO much and eat up the pad sooner, I lock mine down and it will still slip under heavy loads but doesn't allow it to slip until needed so the pad lasts longer......
 

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Is your truck still an X or is it the XL ? on my X with an axial .32 I am running the 48/16 combo from robinson and I get plenty of speed and wheelies anytime I bury the throttle too quickly......
Hey just got my spur gear and clutch bell. I’ve already put on the new slipper pad on my new spur , but I have a question for you... would I have to put the slipper clutch hub back on with the new spur gear or would I just need to have the slipper pad with the spring and nut?
 

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Hey just got my spur gear and clutch bell. I’ve already put on the new slipper pad on my new spur , but I have a question for you... would I have to put the slipper clutch hub back on with the new spur gear or would I just need to have the slipper pad with the spring and nut?
 
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