;e Slash’s longer wheelbase allows room for a 7-cell flat pack instead of a “hump” style.
Note the On-Board Audio control box on the front of the chassis.
Whether you go Stampede 4X4 or Slash 4X4, you’re
getting Traxxas’ waterproof Velineon brushless system,
steering servo, and receiver box. ;is makes them great
for running in snow, rain, or mud without having to worry
about damaging the electronics onboard.
Both trucks are rated for 3S LiPo packs, and when geared
for speed, each can top 60mph. On their included 7-cell
NiMH PowerCell batteries, you’re looking at over 30mph.
A splined, tubular aluminum driveshaft spins sealed,
silicone-filled di;erentials to deliver 4 WD through metal
;e Slash gets Traxxas’ On-Board Audio system for authentic V8
engine snarl when you hit the gas.
ring and pinion gears. Telescoping driveshafts get power
to the wheels, and Traxxas’ heavy-duty slipper clutch
protects the drivetrain. All ball-bearing, of course.
Despite their very di;erent appearance with body and
wheels mounted, both the Slash and Stampede use
identical suspension systems—shock towers, arms, hub
carriers, the works. ;at includes the shocks themselves,
which are Traxxas’ plastic-body Ultra Shocks. Aluminum
is always sexier, but the Ultras are very smooth and reliable
TRAXXAS STABILITY MANAGEMENT
…or TSM for short. Traxxas’ electronic stability system
is sophisticated tech, but using it is simple: just turn the
Both trucks use Traxxas’ Velineon brushless system to get around in a hurry.