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Old 12-30-2008, 09:47 AM   #16
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Reworked my RC8 conversion a little bit, here is a link to the pics. Thought it would be good to post it here in the RC8 thread.

http://www.rctech.net/forum/5222915-post13062.html
Very nice, modifying the stock chassis. the layout looks excellent. Any issues w/ the shafts? Did you have find longer ones?
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Old 12-30-2008, 09:58 AM   #17
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Very nice, modifying the stock chassis. the layout looks excellent. Any issues w/ the shafts? Did you have find longer ones?
No problems with the stock CVD bones, they are long enough for the angle and the extra height to clear the 46 tooth spur. I must have drilled the holes just slightly towards the rear of the car from the original holes because the rear CVD bone sits deeper in the center diff cup than the front one does. Both have plenty of depth.
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Old 12-30-2008, 07:01 PM   #18
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AE conversion battery tray dimensions before foam pads.
143mm x 53mm
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Old 01-11-2009, 05:25 PM   #19
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Anyone with the RCPD kit can u tell me if you are using the supplied 46t plastic spur and with that spur what pinion options will fit? Trying to figure out a motor for 6s.
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Here is my E RC8 with the Novak 7.5 HV ESC combo. So far so good
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LoL Brian i had forgotten just how much of a ferocious roar that thing made. - Joe
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Old 01-20-2009, 07:36 PM   #22
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one thing to consider is wether or not you are going to race roar races with the buggy..
the reason the ae conversion runs the battery setup it does so you can use roar legal packs in it. roar has approved hardcase lipo's thus it uses them.
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Yes it is a bit loud with the metal spur gearI just ordered a plastic spur gear to quiet it down a bit
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I believe AE has molded spur gears in the pipeline... 46 for buggy and 50 for truggy.
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BTW B would you be mad if i tried to take you out of the 4wd mod this weekend . Just joking, but Tim did mention something about a 10.5 4wd race, now if only i had a 10.5

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I believe AE has molded spur gears in the pipeline... 46 for buggy and 50 for truggy.
Looks like they have 3 in the works. From the Conversion Kit Instructions

89519 Plastic Spur Gear 46T
89520 Plastic Spur Gear 48T
89521 Plastic Spur Gear 50T
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Old 01-21-2009, 04:00 AM   #27
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I am currently offshore and my AE conversion kit came to the house. Already i don't like the fact that most soft lipos will not fit in the battery box. It is
140mm long from what i could tell from the pics my wife sent. Guess i will have to mod a losi box!
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