The innovation designed into the Stampede 4X4 begins with the chassis. Extreme Brushless Power and 4WD requires a chassis that won't flex under load for arrow-straight, hard-charging acceleration. The chassis fully integrates the electronics and battery compartment for an efficient and compact layout, and maintains the high center ground clearance that gives Stampede 4X4 its monster stance and high-riding look. The extra clearance dramatically increases the offroad versatility that allows you to tackle rough terrain and large obstacles. The Stampede 4X4 feels planted and secure at speed, even on pavement and in other high-grip conditions. Stampede 4X4 is 100% monster truck, but it handles like a racing machine! Underneath, the chassis is ultra-smooth to reduce drag and prevent snags driving through brush.
Old designs made servicing of 4-wheel drive vehicles cumbersome and time-consuming. Traxxas has a better way. Modular design allows the entire front section to be removed with just 5 screws, and the rear assembly with just 4 screws. In less than a minute using a power screwdriver, you have full access for easy service and adjustment.
Stampede is legendary for knock-around durability, and Stampede 4X4 follows suit with its Traxxas-tough construction. New Shock Guards attach to the front and rear suspension arms and shield the lower ends of the shocks, preventing spring perches from being knocked loose and warding off impact damage while giving Stampede 4X4 a high-tech look.
Total Control. Traxxas models deserve the world's most advanced Ready-To-Race ® radio system. The radio system after all is the sole connection between the driver and machine. It has to be precise, comfortable, powerful, and reliable. The all-new Traxxas arrives with a full compliment of tuning features; long-range, high-output, 2.4GHz signal, and proven Traxxas reliability for rock-solid performance. It's so advanced; it doesn't even need an external antenna. However, the most important new feature may already be in your pocket. The TQi can be equipped with an optional ® TQi™ radio system Traxxas Link Wireless Module (#6511)that turns your iPad ®, iPad mini ®, iPhone ® or iPod touch ® into a powerful tuning tool for your Traxxas model. The full-color display combines with the Traxxas Link™ App to deliver an intuitive, high-definition, full-color graphical user interface that unlocks the mysteries of optimizing your radio system for ultimate vehicle control.
The TQi 2.4GHz micro receiver fits easily into any vehicle, and features dual channel-1 outputs for easy installation in vehicles with dual steering servos—no Y-harness necessary! The integrated LINK button makes it fast and easy to bind the receiver, and the two-color LED indicates power-on and bind status for fool-proof control and convenience. Traxxas Link Model Memory allows the receiver to recognize up to thirty TQi 2.4Ghz Traxxas Link enabled transmitters—just switch on and drive. In the event of signal loss due to an accidental switch-off or depleted batteries, the receiver will automatically return the throttle to neutral and hold the last commanded steering position. The Fail Safe programming is built-in and does not need to be set or activated. Three telemetry ports are incorporated in the 5-channel receiver to allow real-time data to be transmitted from your Traxxas model to the TQi transmitter.
Stampede 4X4 includes a genuine Power Cell Battery Pack to make sure you experience all the performance that's been engineered into your Traxxas model. Power Cell packs are optimized for free-flowing power and maximum punch with premium quality, low-resistance cells; flexible, silicone-jacketed 12-gauge wire; heavy-duty welded tabs; and Traxxas' patented, high-output, gold plated, high-current connectors. Precision assembly with attractive, individually wrapped cells and clear overwrap complete the Traxxas Power Cell package, and seven cells give Stampede 4X4 8.4 volts of motivation for maximum speed.
The Stampede 4X4’s 2.8" All-Star™ black-chrome wheels feature a horizontal bead configuration that holds the tire to the rim even under extreme rpm. Performance-designed foam inserts are standard, and the tires come pre-glued from the factory to get you rolling right out of the box.
The advanced Talon tread pattern is the same proven design used to provide excellent traction on our highest-performing E-Revo Brushless Edition! The soft-compound rubber hooks up for maximum acceleration and great grip on a wide variety of surfaces, including dirt, grass, pavement, and rocks.
Stampede 4X4 comes equipped with the unique Traxxas adjustable wheelie bar. The patented wheelie bar features four position adjustments for wheelie control or wheelies on command. No tools are required to set the ‘bar for sky-high wheelstands or road-hugging launches—just snap the wheelie bar into the position you prefer.
Stampede 4X4’s receiver is fully enclosed for protection from the elements. The antenna and servo wires route neatly through a special watertight seal, and a custom blue O-ring seals the receiver box to protect the receiver from water. The receiver can be removed for service and aftermarket receivers can be installed without losing the sealing properties of the box. Patent pending.
Velineon ® VXL-3s ESC:
Innovative waterproof design
Sport Mode - Forward / Brake / Reverse
Race Mode - Forward / Brake
Training Mode™ - 50% Forward / Brake / 50% Reverse
(patent pending) Integrated on/off switch
® one-button setup Large heat sink
High-efficiency MOSFET transistors
Built-in two-stage low-voltage detection for LiPo batteries.
NiCad and NiMH battery packs: 4-9 cells (4.8 to 10.8 volts)
LiPo battery packs: 2-3 cells (7.4 to 11.1 volts)
For more info about the Velineon VXL-3s ESC click here.
Velineon ® 3500 Brushless Motor:
Ultra high-temperature sintered Neodymium magnets
Optimized for power and efficiency in 1/10th scale vehicles
Consistent, high-power output, run after run
Low-maintenance, unique Traxxas design
Efficient, high-speed ball bearings
Accessible solder tabs
Protective end cap
Brilliant blue-anodizing finish
Silicon steel laminations
Delivers more power than comparable brushed motors
For more info about the Velineon 3500 Brushless motor click here.
The Velineon Brushless Power System comes equipped with the patented Traxxas High-Current Connector. Designed to handle high-current applications, the Traxxas Connector effortlessly funnels the battery's total power to the electronics, keeping things running cool and at full capacity.
For more info about the patented Traxxas High-Current Connector click here.
This super-flexible, high-current, low-resistance 12-gauge, wire acts like a series of giant pipes, flowing energy in and out of the electronic speed control. The patented Traxxas Connector combined with Maxx cable is a better engineered solution for extracting all the power your battery has to give.
High-speed off-road action requires rugged, responsive shocks that can take abuse. Traxxas Ultra Shocks are proven tough as stock equipment for Traxxas Maxx trucks. The high-volume body yields large oil capacity, and a silicone bladder separates oil from air within the shock for consistent damping action, even during all-day off-road sessions. Dual X-ring seals give super-smooth performance without weeping or leaking, and Ultra Shocks are fully tunable with a wide range of oils, springs, and pistons.
A monster truck needs a powerful steering servo for responsive performance. A Traxxas digital high-torque, ball bearing steering servo (#2075) comes standard for precision control, quick response, and unmatched torque—all in a waterproof case. With 125 oz-in torque and a 0.16-second transit speed, it gives Stampede 4X4 ample steering power for responsive, precise control.
Stampede 4X4's center driveshaft is formed from extruded aluminum. There are no dogbones to wear, no drive cups to wobble. The extrusion process allows the shaft to be hollow and lightweight with internal splines that fit directly and securely onto the input shafts of the front and rear drive assemblies. The shaft runs perfectly straight and true and offers superior durability. Traxxas engineers highlighted this important innovation with vivid blue anodizing and a laser-etched Traxxas logo, then protected it with a clear cover that shows off the high-tech look while keeping dirt and debris away from the shaft.
Inspired by the innovative E-Revo, Stampede 4X4 features a unique mount that holds the Velineon 3500 motor securely yet releases instantly with just one screw. Gear-mesh adjustments are fast and easy and the motor can be removed in just seconds.
Race-proven in the 8-time National Champion Revo, Stampede 4X4's differentials represent the state of the art in power handling and efficiency. Precision silicone gaskets and X-ring seals allow the diffs to be tuned for specific running conditions by varying the viscosity of the fluid inside them. Differential access for tuning is quick and easy. Just remove the front or rear cover and the entire differential slides right out. The Stampede 4X4 let's you focus on having fun driving at the racetrack instead of being chained to the workbench scrambling through complex assemblies.
Stampede 4X4's telescoping, universal-joint driveshafts may look familiar but they have evolved for increased strength and articulation. Traxxas U-joint driveshafts allow for maximum suspension movement resulting in longer travel and tighter turning. Extra material and design tweaks greatly increase torque handling. The shafts can even be used to upgrade the 2WD Stampede and other Traxxas models!
Another Traxxas exclusive, Stampede 4X4's patented slipper clutch design uses special semi-metallic friction material and finned aluminum alloy pressure plates to dissipate heat and provide consistent traction control. The slipper is easily adjusted without disassembly or removal, and the unique 3-pad design is proven rugged in Traxxas' most powerful electric and nitro vehicles. It's the perfect compliment to Velineon brushless power and 4WD, offering the ultimate in traction control.
Extreme brushless horsepower is never an afterthought at Traxxas. The Stampede 4X4 driveline is built to handle power for today and accommodate future power upgrades down the road. The spur gear features rugged 0.8 module/32-pitch teeth for total reliability no matter how much power you pour on.
Stampede 4X4 has huge amounts of seemingly bottomless, ultra-plush suspension travel for suspension action that swallows up jumps and delivers incredible rough-track control. The fully-optimized front axle carrier is a result of computer modeling that allowed engineers to design for maximum articulation without binding or interference. Tight steering response is always there, even at the extreme ranges of the suspension travel. Double-shear tie rods and camber links simply can't pop off, so you always stay in control. Robust construction wards off crash damage, and oversized 10x15mm inboard bearings and 5x11mm outboard bearings are incredibly durable and smooth.
No part of Stampede 4X4 was overlooked in the quest for durability, precision, and performance. The new dual-bellcrank design pivots on rubber-sealed ball bearings for smooth action in the harshest conditions, and an integrated cam-type servo saver protects the servo gears from crash impacts without sacrificing steering precision.
Stampede 4X4’s turnbuckles have broad flats that make it easy to set toe-in and camber. The tough steel construction is ultra durable and the captured rod ends won't pop apart during rigorous off-road pounding.
Stampede 4X4’s fully trimmed and painted ProGraphix body is available in red, blue, black, and silver. Decals are also applied to save you time and get you driving just minutes out of the box. Traxxas’ ProGraphix bodies are the hottest looking bodies around and are only available on Traxxas Ready-To-Race
Pro-quality, high-grade, metric hex-drive hardware is used throughout for extra strength, and easy maintenance and repair. The black-oxide rust-resistant finish provides a high tech-look and feel.
Precision 5x11mm rubber-sealed bearings offer the ultimate in super low-friction performance and maximum protection in dirty environments. They are used in all exposed locations on the truck and are virtually maintenance free.