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Old 02-16-2009, 03:13 AM   #1
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Default Any help on what to do/buy next?

I have recently dug out my old TC3. I hardly ever used it until a few weeks ago. I upgraded a few things, and tuned it according to a setup I found online. With all of the changes I made, the car handles very well now. I was wondering what the best next step would be for the car. I imagine switching to a Brushless ESC/Motor and running lipo batteries would make sense. What are some decent ESCs, Motors, and lipo batteries out right now?

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Old 02-16-2009, 03:25 AM   #2
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In the future, yes i'd definately consider going brushless with lipo, it will take the hassle away of frequent skimming and dishcharging.

For now, I would focus on getting really consistant lap times. If you can run for 5 minutes with your fastest and average lap time being between 0.5 or so of a second, you should find some benefits of running a brushless and lipo as they will give you a bit more punch.

I'd check out the Tekin range of equipment, yes I am sponsored but have been for about 3 years now, so I have every faith in them to perform well.

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You said it brushless and lipo sure do give ya alot of time to tweak your setup on a raceday.....

as far as B/L esc's go:

Budget buy would be a havoc system from novak

If budget is a concern I would recommend one of the following:

Lrp sphere comp or TC spec

Tekin RS

as far as motors:

speed passion


SMC 5000
Orion 3800

All these things are dependent on the class you are or want to run>>.
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by lookin at the pic you might need to get some tires.....If your lookin for a class check for Vintage Trans Am racing in your area....This class is a blast and has a very low cost with its spec's
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