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Old 01-21-2008, 09:51 PM   #1
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Default T-Maxx Converting to E-Maxx

I have an older 2.5 T-Maxx and want to conver it to a E-Maxx with brushless motors. Does anybody know of a kit to do this or do I have to buy individual parts.
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really, by the time you spend the money for all the stuff you'll need you could just buy an emaxx

I recently converted a revo to e-revo and the conversion (without battery costs) was more than a new emaxx
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really, by the time you spend the money for all the stuff you'll need you could just buy an emaxx

I recently converted a revo to e-revo and the conversion (without battery costs) was more than a new emaxx
Really.... I just got through converting mine a few weeks ago and it only cost me about $150 for a roller of ebay, forward only and single speed conversions for the tranny, cnc motor plate (my boss made it) and I had a battery tray. I alredy had the brushless combo and radio and receiver. By the way it runs awesome with a velineon motor, MM esc and 3s lipo geared really low temps are lower than mm5700 in my stabium truck. Top speed 35-40 could easily do more with gearing but it is good for me.
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just because you already have parts doesn't make them free, it just means that you've already paid for them

I didn't go the cheapest route but
tekno conversion $130 (pre-ordered for discount), could
MM esc $120 (I already had, but that's what it cost)
9XL motor $70

just that is about the same as an emaxx
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just because you already have parts doesn't make them free, it just means that you've already paid for them

I didn't go the cheapest route but
tekno conversion $130 (pre-ordered for discount), could
MM esc $120 (I already had, but that's what it cost)
9XL motor $70

just that is about the same as an emaxx
Just making a example, most of the time you can find a t-maxx roller in the 90-110 range and an e-maxx about 175+ plus if he has it he should just need a few parts and of course a brushless system. My friends e-maxx weighs about 3/4 to 1lb more than my maxx when rtr. Not trying to be argumentative just really like mine and it itself didn't cost me much to do.
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I already have a T-Maxx with servos and receiver, plus an extra GTB and 6.5 BL motor. Now I just need a kit to put everything in the right places.
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why not just buy a new kit??
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I already have a T-Maxx with servos and receiver, plus an extra GTB and 6.5 BL motor. Now I just need a kit to put everything in the right places.
Sounds like you are already half way there!
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