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Old 01-18-2013, 01:52 PM   #1621
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You'd never know there was 8 ozs of lead under the bumbper.

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Are those the same weights that tower carries? Also, did you have to trim the foam?

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Old 01-18-2013, 09:10 PM   #1622
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Congrats on getting your car. As far as if those are the ones tower carries, I have no idea. I just went to my local gas station and got tire sticky weights. In the second pic you can see how I dremelled a cubby hole in the foam to fit right over the weights. You'd never know they were there if you we're to look at the car cause the foam covered it perfectly. Do yourself a favor and just order the GRP wheels right away if you plan on doing any speed runs. I blew my ofna tires off the rim in minutes.
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Old 01-19-2013, 06:27 AM   #1623
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I am running an GTP2e on a 5 - 8 minutes per heat on road track. I was using two 7.4 30C 5000mah connected by a Castle Creations Y connector. The batteries were fairly used on a 1/10 brushed TC3, but on my second heat on my Ofna one of the batteries "puffed". Is it due to the connection type? I am searching for the appropriate 14.8 pack to buy. I need it to last up to 8 minutes watching temperature so I think over 35C will not be an option. We run on very hot conditions.


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Old 01-19-2013, 07:15 AM   #1624
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You may have taken the battery down too far in voltage
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Old 01-19-2013, 12:00 PM   #1625
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You may have taken the battery down too far in voltage
I use a battery checker and I remember this pack was 65% after that heat. Don't remember the final voltage.
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Old 01-19-2013, 04:49 PM   #1626
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I use a battery checker and I remember this pack was 65% after that heat. Don't remember the final voltage.
oh man, if that's true then either your pack is used up or the C rating is not up to the demands of this system
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:45 PM   #1627
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I wouldnt think the y splitter wouldnt cause that , but you never know . How thick is the wiring on the batteries compared to the splitter . Since you ran them and they were used before they might have just been its time . Did you have any accidents , how much did it puff ?? pics??
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:16 AM   #1628
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I wouldnt think the y splitter wouldnt cause that , but you never know . How thick is the wiring on the batteries compared to the splitter . Since you ran them and they were used before they might have just been its time . Did you have any accidents , how much did it puff ?? pics??
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Made some high speed runs with the car the other day.

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Old 01-21-2013, 07:46 PM   #1630
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This is me crashing my LX2e (I know this is a GTP2 thread, but its basically the same exact car just a buggy version) at 85mph. Figured you guys might get a kick out of this.

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Old 01-22-2013, 03:15 AM   #1631
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A little progress with this build. Here are some pictures:


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Old 01-22-2013, 06:54 AM   #1632
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Got my oval car up and running. Any of you guys that have converted these to on road, any setup insight?

Not really interested in high speed runs, but actual racing.

Its running a Track Star 6 pole 2650 and Track Star 120a ESC and will never see more than 4 cell. It's geared at 18/51

Suspension wise, it really just feels like it might need a softer rear spring. Will make some laps tonight and see what it's doing.

Mocked up with a Blitz body. I'm either doing a truck or buggy body, haven't decided yet....



Hard to deny how good that looks to me... Redcat Racing makes an 1/8 scale truck that has a 325mm wheel base and is 305mm wide. Prolly my best option for the truck body unless anyone else knows differently.
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:51 PM   #1633
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Already broke the front diff housing/hinge pin holders... Ahh the perils of racing on an old go cart track...
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Take a peek at the specs on the Associated SC8. i run one on my ERBE-gt. Might be able to finesse the wheel wells to work.

Might be a touch too long though.

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