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Old 07-22-2006, 09:46 AM   #1
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Default Anyone who can help?

I have 10 year oold Losi's and need some help.....someone who i can stay in contact with questions.

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Old 07-22-2006, 06:57 PM   #2
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Go to ask Aaron waldron thread hes the Losi guy.
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Old 07-23-2006, 08:03 AM   #3
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Default Hi

I couldn't find it.

How do I get longer run time with my batteries? DO anyone recommend a bat pack to use?

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Old 07-23-2006, 09:54 AM   #4
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Ask Aaron Waldron

Dude that was hard.....

As for your battery question....

I need some info:

What do you have

1)Car (what model exactly)
2)Battery (MAH rating is all that is needed)
3)speed controller (brand and model)
4)Charger (brand and model)
5)Motor (brand, model, and number of turns)
6)Gear ratio ( pinion/spur and internal ratio of the transmission if you know)
7)Condition of your drivetrain and bearings......

Basically if you have a 2wd buggy that has a good drivetrain and smooth bearings, your speedo is relatively modern, your motor almost brand new, and it's geared properly there are a few things you need to look at....

1) even with relatively low MAH batteries you will gain as much as 1-5 minutes more with even a low end peak detection charger vs. a timed until(depending on the MAH of your batts, and motor/gearing). a high end peak charger will net you more in the higher ranges.....

2) If you have a peak detection charger going with higher MAH battery packs can gain you as much as much as 30 sec.- 10 minutes... agian depending on motor/gearing, charger........

3) proper gear ratio can net you as little as 5 seconds and as much as 15 minutes!!! depending on batts, charger and motor....

4) Your motor is the the biggest factor in your runtime equasion... even with 3000mah battery packs if your running a silvercan 540 motor a that is geared agressively you will get 20 minutes of runtime, however if your running an 8turn race modifies even geared conservatively you will probably only get 10 minutes with 4300's .....

5) The hardest thing to preach!!! Driving style!!!!! If your throttle control is either full brake or full throttle your runtimes could be effected by as much as 30 seconds versus a smooth proportional pull on the trigger.... remember just like in a full sized car your vehicle can only accelerate so fast if your leaning on it too hard off the line your just waisting power...
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