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Old 07-29-2011, 10:48 PM
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both of you got one???? May have to get one now... getting a quote


Muahahahaha.......
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Old 07-29-2011, 11:51 PM
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lipo 5600/50 C lipo with Tekin 1900 KV, RX8 idk what gearing


how much run time do you approx i could get with this?
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Old 07-30-2011, 12:07 AM
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Originally Posted by losi_racer View Post
lipo 5600/50 C lipo with Tekin 1900 KV, RX8 idk what gearing


how much run time do you approx i could get with this?
I'm running 15/45 gearing with your same setup and battery and I get over 15 minutes. I do have the RX8 current limiter at 40%.
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Old 07-30-2011, 12:09 AM
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I picked up some suburb MCs and Im loving this 8ight!! this thing is so much fun. One thing I would like to do is to try and get some more steering. This car in stock form likes to push a bit more then what Im used to. Anyone have any suggestions on setups?
I'm running the Adam Drake 8E 2.0 setup found on tlracing.com and it works well.
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Old 07-30-2011, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by losi_racer View Post
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Originally Posted by losi_racer View Post
lipo 5600/50 C lipo with Tekin 1900 KV, RX8 idk what gearing


how much run time do you approx i could get with this?


How many classes do you run now a days


J/K You'll love the E bug, Its a whole new Animal.
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Old 07-30-2011, 10:52 AM
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Heres a quick dumb question....(Im new to 1/8 scale...give me a break!)

Will any 17mm wheel fit this buggy? I'm looking for a set of wheels for mine but none of the aftermarket wheels say anything about compatibility. Is "1/8 scale buggy wheel" exactly what it sounds like?
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Old 07-30-2011, 11:01 AM
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Originally Posted by mellen_mpz View Post
Heres a quick dumb question....(Im new to 1/8 scale...give me a break!)

Will any 17mm wheel fit this buggy? I'm looking for a set of wheels for mine but none of the aftermarket wheels say anything about compatibility. Is "1/8 scale buggy wheel" exactly what it sounds like?

Yes, 17mm is pretty much standard for 1/8.
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Old 07-30-2011, 11:03 AM
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Yup, that is one area where all manufact. are in agreement. Well mostly.


But main point, is they all fit.
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Old 07-30-2011, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Integra View Post
How many classes do you run now a days


J/K You'll love the E bug, Its a whole new Animal.
3. sold the 22, not its just bug, trug,and pro 4.


nick what do you run motor wise???
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Old 07-30-2011, 12:29 PM
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Hey guys, I need some help in the battery department. I have a RX8 1900Kv combo coming and I'd like to run a 5s battery. Run time goal is to get at least 15 minutes on an 1/8th track. 20 minutes would be even better as they sometimes do 15 minute mains. How many mah and what discharge rate would you recommend?
Anyone?
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Old 07-30-2011, 01:42 PM
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just ordered my esc/motor and battery

Buggy and the rest of my odd and ends will be ordered before monday
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Originally Posted by CHIZZLE View Post
Hey guys, I need some help in the battery department. I have a RX8 1900Kv combo coming and I'd like to run a 5s battery. Run time goal is to get at least 15 minutes on an 1/8th track. 20 minutes would be even better as they sometimes do 15 minute mains. How many mah and what discharge rate would you recommend?
Running a 1900kv on 5S, for racing, is a bad idea. Way way too much power. It will be uncontrollable. I can make a 15 min main easy with a 1900kv with a 5400 4S lipo. I did 20 a minute main with a 5600 lipo. If you drive smooth, gear properly and have a decent lipo you can run for a long time on 4S.

If you do decide to go the 5S route, you will need a smaller kv motor, no more than 1700kv.
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Running a 1900kv on 5S, for racing, is a bad idea. Way way too much power. It will be uncontrollable. I can make a 15 min main easy with a 1900kv with a 5400 4S lipo. I did 20 a minute main with a 5600 lipo. If you drive smooth, gear properly and have a decent lipo you can run for a long time on 4S.

If you do decide to go the 5S route, you will need a smaller kv motor, no more than 1700kv.
Even if I gear it really low? Plan is to keep it really cool as I live in Phoenix and it tends to get a little warm here in the summer months.
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Originally Posted by CHIZZLE View Post
Even if I gear it really low? Plan is to keep it really cool as I live in Phoenix and it tends to get a little warm here in the summer months.
4S FTW lol


If i can do 15 ill be fine, i wont be shooting for 20
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Originally Posted by CHIZZLE View Post
Even if I gear it really low? Plan is to keep it really cool as I live in Phoenix and it tends to get a little warm here in the summer months.
I run 17/45 on a large outdoor track. It's not Phoenix, but it gets in the mid 90's out here in the summer. After running hard for 10-15 minutes, it comes off in the mid 140's temps.

5S is a good way to go for lower temps and longer run times, but only if you run the right motor.
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