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Old 10-25-2008, 09:00 AM   #1
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Default Lipos on XXX4, will they fit?

Will Lipo packs like maxamps 7.4v fit on the slotted chassis (for nimh cells) of the Losi XXX4?
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I ran the losi 5000mah lipo in my XXX4 this summer. I had to turn the battery strap over and grind off that little nub and it worked fine
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Most of them will fit with little or no effort. Of course you will likely want to add a little weight to the right side to better balance the car.
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I've got a XXX4 +g and my SMC 5200 won't fit unless I raise the battery hold down posts.

My smaller lipos fit without issue, but that one is just too thick.

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When I ran my XXX-4, I ground down the tabs that stuck up on the chassis. Didn't have to do anything to the battery strap after that. I ran Orion 3600 Lipo's in it BTW.
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When I ran my XXX-4, I ground down the tabs that stuck up on the chassis. Didn't have to do anything to the battery strap after that. I ran Orion 3600 Lipo's in it BTW.
I've got an orion 3600 and a zippy 4000 that fit without issue with the tabs grinded down. It's just the 5000 that doesn't fit.
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I run Orion 5000 packs and as the others said, I ground down the nubs on the chassis so it would fit and flipped the brace over to the flat side. I also added a side block so that the pack wouldn't slide out of the side. I saw it happen to another racer a few times and then it happened to me once.

I probably should add weight to the battery side, but honestly I haven't noticed any performance problems without doing so.

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