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Old 02-07-2009, 10:12 PM   #1
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Default Looking for a brushless set up for Losi 8

I have read the other post and I don't want super fast. I am looking for a setup that will enable me to race. I have a Losi 8 with a a fairly nice nitro setup. I Do fairly well in the heats but I am looking to convert to a brushless. I have the Teckno conversion but am looking for the right motor and battery setup. I have a Losi speed T but I am aware that the motor is to small. I am looking to be very competative.
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Old 02-07-2009, 10:52 PM   #2
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Well, do you already have a ESC and charger? What kind?

If you don't, get the Castle Creations MMM here:http://www.impaktrc.com/product_info...oducts_id=2524

For a charger, get something you won't have to upgrade later due to it not being powerful enough. I use a Hyperion Duo. It is no fuss charger that can charge 2 packs at once. Here:http://www.impaktrc.com/product_info...oducts_id=2386

Now for a battery you can choose 4S (4 cell), 5S or 6S. The higher the voltage/cell count, the more efficient it will be. This means cooler running and if your in a hot part of the country, this can be the difference between finishing a race and not.

For a good 5S, I would go with this pack to make 15 minute mains with ease. Here:http://www.impaktrc.com/product_info...oducts_id=3825

And now most importantly is the motor choice. It must be paired with the battery choice (ie: don't run a 4S motor on 6S). For a good match to the 5S pack, you could chose this:http://www.impaktrc.com/product_info...oducts_id=3844

With all these parts (a bit pricey), you will be set for racing in the brushless world for a long time. And you will be every bit as fast, even a bit faster than your nitro buddies.
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Old 02-08-2009, 05:31 AM   #3
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Thank you for all the information and sites.
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Old 02-08-2009, 12:47 PM   #4
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Or you could spend allot less and do this....
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