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eBuggy 2x2s Vs. 1x4s battery configuration

Old 01-25-2019, 11:31 AM
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Default eBuggy 2x2s Vs. 1x4s battery configuration

Hey guys,
What are your thoughts on running two 2s lipos in an ebuggy instead of the standard 4s? Is fitment in the battery tray, or under the body an issue? Are you saving weight? More pain than it;s worth?

Or, is it the future? Pictures of successful setups, please :-)

Thanks in advance, for your thoughts.
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I run both. Part of it is I can save on the number of batteries I need to have/carry. I can use the 2s packs in my 1/10 stuff and then double them up for 1/8 use (I am careful to track cycles and keep cells matched).

You aren't saving that much weight, if any.

Some cars (serpent) only takes 2x2s as saddles so kinda limited on that front but past that I haven't had a problem going back and forth between 2s and 4s packs.
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I no longer run packs in series for too many reasons, all discussed in detail over the following links, there have been many chassis designs that I chose not to buy simply because they were saddle pack designs:

TEKNO Explains Single Pack vs Dual Pack Layout


SMC Cautions Running Packs in Series


If you want to reduce weight, then go with a LCG pack like this, probably won't make a 10 min main though:
https://www.smc-racing.net/index.php?route=product/product&path=67_96&product_id=512
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