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Old 05-06-2016, 10:11 PM   #616
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Considering this car over the other offerings.

Can the cobra accept a longer chassis to use the 360mm bodies?
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Old 05-15-2016, 04:45 PM   #617
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Any fluid set up advice for the 3.0 yet? Stock sheet shows 300/300/40 on the diffs...any real world testing on this yet? Medium traction track local, for the most part.
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Hey, I currently run serpent off road buggies at my local carpet indoor track but it may be shutting down so with the only other track near me being an on road I'm looking at my options. The track runs mainly 1/8 gas and electric as far as I know. What is the cobra rtr gt-e serpent like for a starting point? http://www.serpent.com/product/600045
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Hey, I currently run serpent off road buggies at my local carpet indoor track but it may be shutting down so with the only other track near me being an on road I'm looking at my options. The track runs mainly 1/8 gas and electric as far as I know. What is the cobra rtr gt-e serpent like for a starting point? http://www.serpent.com/product/600045
It is a very good option actually the included electronics are of high quality and the kit itself is fully upgradable to the race level kit. Many parts from your existing cobra buggies will also carry over.

Ideally I'd go for the 3.0 race kit (as you get all of the new suspension components included) hobbywing electronics if I was not on a tight budget and if I already had good radio gear and servo.
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Old 06-16-2016, 01:12 AM   #620
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Considering this car over the other offerings.

Can the cobra accept a longer chassis to use the 360mm bodies?
Yes the truggy chassis work for the 360mm body however it handles like a shoe box with wheels I converted it to the long chassis and only did 1 race meet and then went back to the shorter chassis
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Hello from France,

here's my Serpent Cobra GTe 2.0 upgraded with the 3.0 kit and some options...

http://www.automodelisme.com/index.p....msg571640#new

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Old 07-18-2016, 05:41 AM   #622
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Can anybody tell me how much room there is for the motor? What would be the longest can that would fit?
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Old 07-18-2016, 06:45 AM   #623
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Can anybody tell me how much room there is for the motor? What would be the longest can that would fit?
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Machined 7075 T6 aluminium motor-mount with one-screw fixation and easy slider system. Flex-free and very strong motormount. The space for the motor allows a maximum motor-length of 68mm, which covers most widely used motors.
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Machined 7075 T6 aluminium motor-mount with one-screw fixation and easy slider system. Flex-free and very strong motormount. The space for the motor allows a maximum motor-length of 68mm, which covers most widely used motors.
Thanks for the info! It looked like it would be a good speed run car but if it can only take a 68mm long motor it would be very limited! I'm currently using the Mgt7 running an 83mm motor with about an inch to spare
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Can anybody tell me how much room there is for the motor? What would be the longest can that would fit?
I have 2 motors.
Team Orion VST2 Pro 690 and Tenshock 812.
Both are around 69mm an, there's a little room more.

So, I think 70mm is the max.

Like Serpent MRC told, most of motor brands have an "under 70mm" model.
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Old 07-18-2016, 11:21 AM   #626
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With a little modification you can use a motor with up to 74mm length.

Have a look at:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...4512639&type=3
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Yes the truggy chassis work for the 360mm body however it handles like a shoe box with wheels I converted it to the long chassis and only did 1 race meet and then went back to the shorter chassis
That's fine. It will be used for drag racing anyways. Thanks for the headsup. Do you have a part number by chance? gotta be sure I get the right one.
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Get an impression of whats possible with the Cobra GTe V3.0 and the right setup.

https://www.facebook.com/egtacht/vid...0480316737618/
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I ran the alloy 0 caster blocks on the 3.0 over the weekend, gives you a lot of off power turn in without hampering you with on power oversteer (I use a Thunder Power 2400kv as they are slightly smaller than most 1/8 motors so less torque) but they hammer the front tyres so it's a trade off.
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Do you guys think 6000mah Thunder power 70c velocity series lipos will have enough capacity to make a 6 min race + 2 lap practise using a 2400kv motor?
lap times are about 18.5 - 19 sec per lap
i know driving smooth and gearing will play into the equation.
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