R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric Off-Road

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-20-2007, 05:58 PM   #1
Tech Master
Shark413's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1,554
Trader Rating: 24 (100%+)
Default Kyosho Lazer + Mamba = WOW

I normally run my nitro buggy and truggy at the local off-road track. I wanted to try something different so I got a Kyosho Lazer ZX5 and I installed a Mamba Max 7700. Normally at the track my nitro cars tap out around 34mph down the main straight (about 50 feet). My Kyosho using regular 3300 NiMH batteries was able to keep up with the nitro cars. I got a Maxamp 6000HV 2S2P lipo pack today and put it in the Lazer and took it for a spin around the block. WOW.. this thing has to be twice as fast as it was before the lipoís. Next time I get out to the track I will radar it and see how fast it is going now. I canít believe how much the NiMH battery was holding back the motor.
Shark413 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2007, 06:59 PM   #2
Tech Elite
Turbo Joe's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Corona, CA
Posts: 4,878
Trader Rating: 41 (100%+)

If you had decent NiMh batteries, it wouldn't be faster with a LiPo.

A 7700 would be stupid fast. I've had mine past 40 on radar with a 5800 Novak...with a 3600 stick pack.
Turbo Joe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2007, 09:52 PM   #3
Tech Elite
wallyedmonds's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Brampton ont canada
Posts: 3,662

i only run the 5700 in my zx-5 and i use the orion 3200 lipos
and its just nuts at the track

very nice.

oh what pinion are you using. i run a 16 for racing.
wallyedmonds is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2007, 02:21 AM   #4
Tech Elite
Drift_Buggy's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Australia
Posts: 2,652
Trader Rating: 21 (100%+)

What run times where you getting?
I run 6900kv in my BJ4 and with 4 year old 3300 I get 15 - 20 minutes on a large track going flat out

Drift_Buggy is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wtb kyosho lazer Zx-5 sp Team D R/C Items: Wanted to Buy 2 01-07-2009 09:03 PM
WTB Kyosho Lazer ZX-5 SP or non SP ffpm46 R/C Items: Wanted to Buy 1 02-10-2008 06:02 PM
FS: Kyosho Lazer ZX5 NIB Mustangz R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 25 12-31-2007 05:23 PM
WTB Kyosho Lazer ZX-5 Psycho_ R/C Items: Wanted to Buy 8 07-17-2007 07:59 PM
Kyosho Lazer ZX-R R40 Electric Off-Road 1 04-14-2004 05:40 PM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. It is currently 04:33 PM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net