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Old 01-26-2009, 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by trdsupra88 View Post
where did you come across those numbers? I am intersted in everything but the gears ie. radio box, battery tray, and ESC mount...
Directly out of the eConversion Kit Manual. ESC Mounting area is integrated with the battery tray.

6727 Servo Tape Strips
7337 Steel Washer
25203 3mm X 12mm FHCS
25215 M3 Locknut
25223 4mm X 3mm Set Screw
31510 2mm X 4mm BHCS
31532 3mm X 8mm BHCH
89006 Servo Spacers
89205 3mm X 26mm BHCS
89211 3mm X 26mm FHCS
89213 4mm X 6mm FHCS
89214 4mm X 12mm FHCS
89216 M4 Locknut
89219 3mm X 5mm Set Screw
89222 2.5mm X 8mm SHCS
89454 3mm X 12mm SHCS
89501 RC8E Motor Mount Bulkhead
89502 RC8E Center Diff Riser (RC8 only)
89505 RC8E Battery Tray
89506 RC8E Velcro Battery Straps
89507 RC8E Battery Tray Pads
89509 RC8E Battery Tray Accessories (Flywheel Cover, Battery Tray Post, Bridge)
89510 RC8E Motor Pad
89512 12T Pinion
89513 13T Pinion
89514 14T Pinion
89515 15T Pinion
89516 16T Pinion
89517 17T Pinion
89523 RC8E Buggy Body

80930 1:8 Scale Electric Conversion Set (RC8, RC8T, SC8)
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Old 01-26-2009, 07:21 PM
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Cool thanks a ton...I couldnt wait and I saw that Amain took it off of the soon to be list and has them in stock so I ordered it!!!
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Posting from the other rc8e thread:

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AE conversion battery tray dimensions before foam pads.
143mm x 53mm
Anyone know what max batt. height for the rc8e body is?
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Old 01-27-2009, 09:22 AM
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just ordered the kit today, and at first was going to run a single 4S lipo but i do like the twin 2S set up saves me $$$ in the long run i can use the packs in my slash as well, so for me i like the set up but if it doesn't work out sure i can mod the tray to fit a single 4S or 5S pack
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Old 01-27-2009, 09:27 AM
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Originally Posted by onefast8 View Post
Anyone know what max batt. height for the rc8e body is?
A hard case 7.4V battery is about 47mm, which on its side as shown in the battery tray sample will just fit under the body when you include the foam pad and straps.

So no more than 47mm and you will be safe.
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AE has a RC8E body out to that gives more room for the packs and area to cut vents for them as well
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thanks Rick.
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Am I assuming correctly that the little piece that helps the wires going to receiver clear the center driveshaft is the bridge part listed on part #89509?
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Am I assuming correctly that the little piece that helps the wires going to receiver clear the center driveshaft is the bridge part listed on part #89509?
yes. That, along with way the wire routes thru the battery tray and receiver box, keep the wire safely out of harms way of the center shaft.
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Since the RC8 is set up to use two 7.4v hard shell packs I thought I would find some information on Associate's website about how to wire two batteries together correctly or even some sort of adapter for sale. Since I could find neither I was wondering if anyone could explain or illustrate how to wire two 7.4v packs together?

I would like to have the packs wired together so that I could charge and balance both packs at the same time. I understand the basics for wiring them in series (neg. to pos. bridge wire, and then neg. to pos. to deans connector). But what about the balancing port?

Keep in mind that some packs are hard wired and have a balancing adapter ie. Hyperion, but others have the mini plug in the hard shell between the positive and negative plugs with no external wiring.

Which should I use?
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Just got my AE conversion yesterday, and I'm wondering if anyone has one and is using a NEU 1512 2.5d/f. I am switching from a RC Monster conversion to the AE conversion (the only reason is I broke my battery tray last week). Anyways with the AE motor mount my motor wont fit. The motor is actually taller then the mount, even with the spacer plate. I compared the two mounts and the RC monster kit, holds the motor a mm or two higher then the AE. What's wierd is, my buddy has the same motor and his AE kit fits fine. I know NEU is constantly updating there motors and maybe mine is slightly different? I ended up using my RC Monster mount with the AE kit and it fits fine.
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New video featuring Richard Saxton discussing the Team Associated 1:8eConversion kit.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9JmbXsBVXU
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Nice video...I am enjoying the kit so far. It is so nice having the reciever in the box but its a pain taking the servo horn off to get in there. The motor motor is beefy and its cool that the motor screws key in because the other mounts are a pain when you are trying to thread the screws in...another great product from Team Asssociated.
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Originally Posted by JDCrow View Post
Directly out of the eConversion Kit Manual. ESC Mounting area is integrated with the battery tray.

6727 Servo Tape Strips
7337 Steel Washer
25203 3mm X 12mm FHCS
25215 M3 Locknut
25223 4mm X 3mm Set Screw
31510 2mm X 4mm BHCS
31532 3mm X 8mm BHCH
89006 Servo Spacers
89205 3mm X 26mm BHCS
89211 3mm X 26mm FHCS
89213 4mm X 6mm FHCS
89214 4mm X 12mm FHCS
89216 M4 Locknut
89219 3mm X 5mm Set Screw
89222 2.5mm X 8mm SHCS
89454 3mm X 12mm SHCS
89501 RC8E Motor Mount Bulkhead
89502 RC8E Center Diff Riser (RC8 only)
89505 RC8E Battery Tray
89506 RC8E Velcro Battery Straps
89507 RC8E Battery Tray Pads
89509 RC8E Battery Tray Accessories (Flywheel Cover, Battery Tray Post, Bridge)
89510 RC8E Motor Pad
89512 12T Pinion
89513 13T Pinion
89514 14T Pinion
89515 15T Pinion
89516 16T Pinion
89517 17T Pinion
89523 RC8E Buggy Body

80930 1:8 Scale Electric Conversion Set (RC8, RC8T, SC8)
Off of this list what all is NEEDED to complete the conversion MINUS the AE battery tray. I want to use the rest of the kit on the RC8t but use a different tray for bigger batts. DO I need all the hardware like the screws etc? I totalled it all up and it is about $100 for the parts separate minus the battery tray. I didn't include the pinions and body obvioulsy but ut was still about $100.
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