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!/8 scale Electric buggy that has a servo for brakes

Old 03-10-2010, 10:02 AM
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Default !/8 scale Electric buggy that has a servo for brakes

Im looking to get into the 1/8 scale buggy. What Im after is that the buggy uses a servo for a brake instead of the motor.
Do the make a buggy that does this or should I do a nitro to electric conversion?
Any help on this would be appreciated.
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Old 03-10-2010, 10:17 AM
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Hot Bodies Ve8, you need the servo and a mixing third channel to make it work. Now what radios have a mixing third channel? That is a good question. Anyone? I currently have an Airtronics MX Sport, can it mix?
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Old 03-10-2010, 10:38 AM
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M11-3pk-4pk-3PMMX maybe more
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I heard you can mix a DX3r
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From my understanding all u need a Y harness and split it from your reciever & turn off your brakes on your speedo & reverse your throttle? Im not sure if that is correct but that was what I was told.
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I figure doing this mod is easier on the motor(temp wise) & battery with more brake control where you can balance the front & rear braking to your liking.
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Old 03-10-2010, 11:29 AM
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I think if your looking to run for long mains it is a good move. If you want to just run a quick 10 minute main then the 100 grams should just be put into more battery. That servo will add about 100 grams to your car so if you running a large pack for that long main then you will gain run time because of the effeciency. If you only run for 10 minutes then you will not gain that run time edge.
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Old 03-10-2010, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by JDJamminX1 View Post
I heard you can mix a DX3r
Yes, the DX3R works very well!
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does anyone know if theres a servo i can run in a losi 8 conversion with the old novak conversion and electronics. the servos ive tried dont work without a seperate power source. they twitch and lock out to one side. i've tried capacitors as well. any help would be appreciated.
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all of the tekno conversion kits have provisions for using mech. brakes too
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