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Old 09-29-2007, 02:23 PM   #1
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Hey I want to start modding my X-C i am getting tired of it being Stock. I am wondering whats the first good cheap mod to do? Should i get a new motor faster motor? If so whats a good motor to get for a cheap price? Also i am wondering is there like any around the house mods i can do to it?
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how fast of a motor do you want or can you handle? i would get new tires first. what do you run your car on dirt or street. you coukd also get a new faster servo.
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Go to racernine.com and click the picture of the E-XC in the middle of the page.

R9 has great info., but he does race so all of the mods are not necessary.

If you have anymore questions feel free to ask us.
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I do both Street an dirt.. Sometimes. The wheels are fine for now. I am looken to get a better motor that will work with my ESC stock an a better battery.
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Are u planning on just bashing or try racing. On my XTM I changed tires, and added a few aluminum pieces.
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I think a CO27 motor and a IB4200 pack will do you fine. Stock motors are slow but it will be faster than your current motor since it is a closed endbell design.
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How about the shocks. The seem really stiff and I was wondering what oil people are using when racing it. A guy at our track runs one but his suspensions is sooo stiff it really doesn't function.
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How about the shocks. The seem really stiff and I was wondering what oil people are using when racing it. A guy at our track runs one but his suspensions is sooo stiff it really doesn't function.
I run T4 springs and I don't even know what oil I have it them now. Mine was a nitro but now its an electric so mine may not count since weight placement is different than the E-XC's.
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The shocks themselves feel like there is 80w oil in them. When they are compressed they VERY slowly open back up. The truck looks like it will performe well if we could get his suspensions squared away.
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The shocks themselves feel like there is 80w oil in them. When they are compressed they VERY slowly open back up. The truck looks like it will performe well if we could get his suspensions squared away.
What oil is in his truck and what springs are installed? Note that the stock blue ones are hard springs, I haven't used them yet on my electric conversion.
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I haven't a clue and neither does he. I will have to look it up I guess. The blue springs are on it now but I will have him try the associated greens on the front next week.

Ok I just checked and it looks like 40w is standard. Maybe I should try dropping it to 30 and softer spriings
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I haven't a clue and neither does he. I will have to look it up I guess. The blue springs are on it now but I will have him try the associated greens on the front next week.

Ok I just checked and it looks like 40w is standard. Maybe I should try dropping it to 30 and softer spriings
I think I run 30wt front ans 25wt rear, green all around. Tell him to try something like that or whatever yall think is best.

Yea, and I think the blue stock springs are hard, and for the heavier nitro XC, so they're extra hard for the lighter, E-XC.

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Thanks! I will give that a try and see how it works for him.
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guys dont hijack my thread please.. I see the CO27 motor it like 30 buxs. I am wondering is there any good motors i can get for around 20 or soo an just as good as that motor?? I might look in the for sell section to see if anybody is selling anything useful
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No you cant! The Co27 coupled with a good battery is a great motor. Anything cheaper is just that.

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guys dont hijack my thread please.. I see the CO27 motor it like 30 buxs. I am wondering is there any good motors i can get for around 20 or soo an just as good as that motor?? I might look in the for sell section to see if anybody is selling anything useful
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