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Old 06-10-2008, 08:23 PM   #1
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i have a zx-5 sp and was thinking about lipo? probably a max amps 2s 4000 or 5000. was wondering what would be the best as far as balance, weight, and performance. also was thinking about the yeah racing 3200 packs, anyone ever run them, what kinda time would i get compared to the max amps.
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Do you attend any ROAR events? If so, you should consider looking into packs that are ROAR legal.

I would say from that set of packs, my choice right now is the Trakpower 25C 4900mah packs. Excellent packs.

If hardcased is not a requirement for you, the maxamps 6000mah pack would be a very good choice.

Thing to consider is that lipos weigh significantly less than NIMHs. You will need consider chassis balance with the really light packs.

For me personally I would stay close to the 5000mah lipo range.
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Do you attend any ROAR events? If so, you should consider looking into packs that are ROAR legal.

I would say from that set of packs, my choice right now is the Trakpower 25C 4900mah packs. Excellent packs.

If hardcased is not a requirement for you, the maxamps 6000mah pack would be a very good choice.

Thing to consider is that lipos weigh significantly less than NIMHs. You will need consider chassis balance with the really light packs.

For me personally I would stay close to the 5000mah lipo range.
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i have a zx-5 sp and was thinking about lipo? probably a max amps 2s 4000 or 5000. was wondering what would be the best as far as balance, weight, and performance. also was thinking about the yeah racing 3200 packs, anyone ever run them, what kinda time would i get compared to the max amps.
I run a 4.5oz plate under my orion and it's perfect. I suggest adding a thin 4.5 oz strip of lead under one. The trakpower are good, you don't need a uber high c rating if you running a mod motor but i would use anything below 15c. The trakpower gold battery's look pretty cool.
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max amps arent roar legal? my whole thing is i just want to make sure im not goin to have to put weight all over 1 side of my buggy
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i run a b44 and trakpower saddles, i added 1 oz of lead weight and i do not have any issues. car seems very dialed.
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max amps arent roar legal? my whole thing is i just want to make sure im not goin to have to put weight all over 1 side of my buggy
Just put a lead strip under the battery. you could even put it on the battery like a orion 3200 or 3600.
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