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Old 10-13-2009, 11:24 AM   #1
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I recently added lipo to my 8ight b rtr starter box and love the power, what im wondering is would the lipo im running (common sence 3000mah 20c) be ok to run dual motors in this box? Also would it be better to run in series or paralel? thanks for any help.
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Old 10-13-2009, 11:29 AM   #2
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I recently added lipo to my 8ight b rtr starter box and love the power, what im wondering is would the lipo im running (common sence 3000mah 20c) be ok to run dual motors in this box? Also would it be better to run in series or paralel? thanks for any help.
You want a 4s 14.8v lipo for a starter box. Like this one CLICK HERE It will work much better than 2 stick packs or the 12v gel and its so light you will wonder if there is a battery in there.
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I put this in my truggy box and its crazy. Will it fit in a Losi box?

http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...0mAh_4S1P_30C_
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I put this in my truggy box and its crazy. Will it fit in a Losi box?

http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...0mAh_4S1P_30C_
Yes it will fit in the losi box.
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Thanks for chiming in frank, Thats the type of lipo i currently have, do you think it will also handle dual motors in the rtr box?
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It can be that "type" but it needs to be 14.4v.......right?
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I put this in my truggy box and its crazy. Will it fit in a Losi box?

http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...0mAh_4S1P_30C_
Wow that will start a 350 chevy....lol
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You want a 4s 14.8v lipo for a starter box. Like this one CLICK HERE It will work much better than 2 stick packs or the 12v gel and its so light you will wonder if there is a battery in there.

I started my 9 year old son with the 8ight b rtr this year and we used the stick packs for half the season then desided to go lipo what a difference, im going to add the second motor to the rtr starter box to get ready for the v spec he's going to get over the winter....im guessing the lipo i mentioned earlyer should handle dual motors wired paralell i hope....
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Well I stopped by the hobby shop today, (dont tell the wife..lol) and they had my extra starter box motor and pinion in. this is the best change i have made to the starter box besides for the lipo....Running dual motors and lipo turns the motor over with ease....Now to find a race and really test it out....lol. Thanks for all the info guys......
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