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Old 05-02-2015, 10:59 AM   #676
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In my experience the $90 Hobbywing SCTPro was smoother than the $210 Tekin RX8. That's the difference for me in my experience
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Old 05-03-2015, 06:32 PM   #677
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Had my first outing with my new Eco on Saturday. New track build so I showed up and ran 2 packs before the first qualifier. I have a total of 5 packs through it, but I'm loving being back in a Mugen. Car rotated and cornered well and I tested its durability on a pipe nail and drove away cleanly.
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Old 05-04-2015, 07:46 PM   #678
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Hi guys,

What's the max battery dimensions I can get away with?

Trying to get electrics sorted for when mine arrives!
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Old 05-04-2015, 08:59 PM   #679
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Hi guys,

What's the max battery dimensions I can get away with?

Trying to get electrics sorted for when mine arrives!
Since I asked and got no response, I just measured mine and battery tray is 140mm x 50mm. Since this can use a staggered 2x2s setup you could dremmel a bit more room for a single 4s pack. As is, its max size is what I posted for a 4s pack.
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In my experience with several esc's I have used I found the novak Activ8 and the tekin rx8 gen2 to be the best 2 esc's I would use. The novak Activ8 was the smoothest and had the the best brakes. The adjustability can be a pain but once you do it a few times it becomes easy. The power delivery is well on par with any other high end esc on the market. The down side is its a HUGE esc and hard the fit in some buggies.

The tekin rx8 gen2 is what I use now and it's very good. The adjustability of it is second to none. It is not as smooth or as good of brakes as the novak but can handle every bit of power you can throw at it. It is much smaller then the novak and easy to fit in tight places.

I have used hobbywing, orion, castle, speed passion and lrp. Out of all of them I found the tekin rx8 gen2 and novak Activ8 to have a much better driving experience then the others. The others always had something they were lacking it such as power, brakes, smoothness ect.........

In my opinion if you have the money buy something high end. There is a different between say a 150amp hobbywing vs. A Tekin rx8. A lot of people will say there is not but my driving experience says there is.
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Since I asked and got no response, I just measured mine and battery tray is 140mm x 50mm. Since this can use a staggered 2x2s setup you could dremmel a bit more room for a single 4s pack. As is, its max size is what I posted for a 4s pack.
Thanks, what about height? Most 2s on their side are 47mm... But many 4s packs are bigger!?
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Thanks, what about height? Most 2s on their side are 47mm... But many 4s packs are bigger!?
Height is kind of hard to measure as it is body dependent. Guessing 50 mm should fit without issues. I run SMC 2 2s packs so no issues for me, but most 4s packs I looked at were not more than 50 mm high.
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Height is kind of hard to measure as it is body dependent. Guessing 50 mm should fit without issues. I run SMC 2 2s packs so no issues for me, but most 4s packs I looked at were not more than 50 mm high.
With the stock body a SMC 4s rubs just a bit, but not enough to jack the body up. I put small pieces of foam on the body where it rubs so that it won't go through my paint job in those places.
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My front universals are extremely bent and they are on backorder everywhere. Does anyone know of any alternatives?? I have a big race coming up...
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Has anyone tried the x6r front knuckles and driveshafts on an x7r? I only ask because these are the first Mugen driveshafts I've ever bent and I can't seem to figure out why they are bending so bad. That and I've got like 4 full x6r front ends..
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Has anyone tried the x6r front knuckles and driveshafts on an x7r? I only ask because these are the first Mugen driveshafts I've ever bent and I can't seem to figure out why they are bending so bad. That and I've got like 4 full x6r front ends..
I used the mbx6 driveshafts indoors and they worked fine. Just use the mbx6 uprights and rear hubs.
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I used the mbx6 driveshafts indoors and they worked fine. Just use the mbx6 uprights and rear hubs.
I'm wanting to change the front... Have you tried that??
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