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Old 01-03-2008, 10:12 AM   #1
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Default Anyone convert an RT4GP Academy truck to electric?

Anyone here done this? I am thinking of picking up one really cheap to try out on a conversion, but want to know what all was needed to do this, and if someone who has done this coudl machine me the parts needed.
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Old 01-03-2008, 01:27 PM   #2
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Not that i know of, but should be a strong truck. I haven't heard of any problems, with that truck
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Old 01-03-2008, 05:29 PM   #3
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i did..never finished it though..you'd need battery boxes like the old associated ones from the rc10 or something comparable, a motor mount, and maybe new aluminum to make a new chassis for a more professional look...i'll post the pics of mine when i find them
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I have had a motor mount made in aluminum. I am going to flip the drives to run the motor like a BJ4.
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Old 01-15-2008, 08:19 AM   #5
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how much did it cost you to get one made up? did you make it, if so how much would you charge to make another one?
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I had it made. $150 for three. I am making a revision and having more made. Which way do you want to run the motor? Behind the spur gear where the stock engine sits? Or infront, like the B44?
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like the b44
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Old 01-15-2008, 07:50 PM   #8
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Latest design. Just sent out for quote. Will work as either B44 arrangement (with diffs flipped) or in stock motor location.
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Old 02-11-2008, 02:24 PM   #9
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I had a motor mount made to run my saddle pack batteries. I flipped the diffs to make the motor run the correct direction.
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Hey DBBindy,

You have any of those motor mounts for sale?
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