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Old 09-22-2013, 01:17 PM   #5266
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Ha ha I am on my phone at work. Did not think punctuation would be a big deal . Not having to switch to a different page save some time sorry. Lol
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Old 09-22-2013, 01:25 PM   #5267
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Does any one have any input on the bce chassis for the 2.0 ?
Best chassis on the market IMO and I've tried them all. Better performance than stock and super durable. Will outlast the rest of the truck.
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Old 09-22-2013, 01:27 PM   #5268
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Ha ha I am on my phone at work. Did not think punctuation would be a big deal . Not having to switch to a different page save some time sorry. Lol
As I understand it, charging at 1c is safe. Some of your higher end batteries can take 2c or higher charge rates.

Watts is volts x amps... If you have a 100 watt charger charging your 6.5 amp-hour battery at 2c, you'll run out of wattage and the charge amps will have to be reduced. (13 amps x 8.4 volts = 109.2 watts)

Hope that helps... Higher watt/amp rated charger will allow you to cut charge times if your battery can take it.
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Old 09-22-2013, 01:39 PM   #5269
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I'm interested in experimenting with an aftermarket chassis also. Could you guys using the BCE elaborate on what the truck does better? Do you know how much lighter it is than stock? Seems like lighter might be better indoors?
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Old 09-22-2013, 02:11 PM   #5270
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I'm interested in experimenting with an aftermarket chassis also. Could you guys using the BCE elaborate on what the truck does better? Do you know how much lighter it is than stock? Seems like lighter might be better indoors?
Main thing I noticed is the truck is more consistent on medium to high bite surfaces. The stock chassis felt like it was winding up in the corners and sometimes did weird things. Not sure about the weight. Might want to ask that on the BCE thread.
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Old 09-22-2013, 02:24 PM   #5271
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Question I know this is not a scte ? But I don't see a thread for it. The ? is do the watts on a charger decrease the time it takes to charge a lipo want a new charger but trying to find one that doesn't take an hour to charge my maxamps 6500mah I was always under the impression to only charge at 1 amp per 1000mah is this correct I see 10 and 12 amp chargers and 1000watt charges can some one explain was looking at hitec 2x 200 or hypertron duo 180x2
Most good batteries will tell you the rate in which they can be charged such as 1C-2C. So if your battery is capable of being charged at 2C then you can charge it at the rate of 13amps max. The thing is that increasing the rate of charge is not going to shorten the charge time equally. In other words, doubling the current isn't going to cut the complete charge time in half. You will notice it will get to the 8.4VDC faster, but after it hits the peak voltage, the current will still take a long time to drop off as the battery stabilizes. This drop in current won't shorten by much if anything at all.

I charge my 7200mah batteries after each race from that have been drawn down to around 7.8VDC and they get to 8.4 in 10-15 minutes, but take almost 30-45 minutes after that to get to a full charge using an 8 amp charger.
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Old 09-22-2013, 03:50 PM   #5272
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Alright guys, I love my scte 2.0 but hate the crappy shocks. It's next to impossible to tighten the bottom caps all the way without having the shock shaft bind and if you leave the bottom cap loose you have the chance of losing oil. I would love to use the front shocks from the 8ight 3.0 and wanted to know if anyone else has done the same thing. If so I would like to know how they are setup and how well they work.
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Alright guys, I love my scte 2.0 but hate the crappy shocks. It's next to impossible to tighten the bottom caps all the way without having the shock shaft bind and if you leave the bottom cap loose you have the chance of losing oil. I would love to use the front shocks from the 8ight 3.0 and wanted to know if anyone else has done the same thing. If so I would like to know how they are setup and how well they work.
Use a losi 22 oring and a 1mm spacer in place of the stock oring. Much smoother and doesn't bind up. TLR5096 is the pn for the limiters. I use the low friction orings but the stock grey ones work too.
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Thanks for the tip, I will have to give that a try. I am still going to try the 3.0 shocks as I have a extra set laying a round and I am very curious if I can get them to work properly.
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Thanks for the tip, I will have to give that a try. I am still going to try the 3.0 shocks as I have a extra set laying a round and I am very curious if I can get them to work properly.
Quite a few guys used 8ight 1.0 and 2.0 buggy shocks on their trucks, but to make them work right required aftermarket taller shock towers. The 3.0 shocks are even longer so you'll have to fabricate your own shock towers unless someone is making them for the 3.0 shocks.
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I will focus on droop and other ideas. The setup sheet was for 1.0. I have 2.0.

Now I understand and agree. Carpet drivers can easily transfer to dirt. Dirt guys get migraines on carpet. Crazy grip.
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Been a few months sepince I've been on here. Has any new set ups been posted in the last 8 weeks. The last one I saw was the 2 hole piston set up. I'm going to be racing a tight indoor clay track with lots of grip.
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I will focus on droop and other ideas. The setup sheet was for 1.0. I have 2.0.

Now I understand and agree. Carpet drivers can easily transfer to dirt. Dirt guys get migraines on carpet. Crazy grip.
That setup should work great on your 2.0
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Time for a shock rebuild. I see some discussion about which o-rings to use on the shaft, but what about the 'o-ring holder'? Is anyone making an aluminum o-ring cap? Or am I stuck with the kit plastic ones?
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Been a few months sepince I've been on here. Has any new set ups been posted in the last 8 weeks. The last one I saw was the 2 hole piston set up. I'm going to be racing a tight indoor clay track with lots of grip.
The latest setup is posted on casper-rc.com...check it out there.
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