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Old 06-05-2013, 11:38 AM
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My friend is going to loan me his HPI Savage nitro monster truck to try out. He wants me to try nitro out before I really get into it. I like nitro because I am a jet engine mechanic in the Air Force and I love car engines too. I think this would be fun to experiment with.

As for my SCTE, I am still wishing I can find time to get on the track and race
Bashing my SCTE is really not any fun because i dont have any dirt areas to jump in a concrete jungle.
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Old 06-05-2013, 11:40 AM
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I switched my drive shafts and moved the motor back and remounted the battery. It handles great now. I have a friend with a 2.0 who is a expert driver and he also really likes my truck. Cheap conversion.

Originally Posted by CaptCarnage View Post
is the diff back and shafts reversed on the kingheads?
I have the short tlr braces
the bump chassis diff is forward mounted and not avail at nitrohouse anymore anyway.

Is there a mod anyone has done to move the battery forward about a 1/2 in on a mip chassis?
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Old 06-05-2013, 11:44 AM
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agreed. yours looks to be balanced much like a MIP now.
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Old 06-05-2013, 11:56 AM
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I will post a pic of mine when i get home
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Old 06-05-2013, 02:28 PM
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Originally Posted by mxgregg View Post


I switched my drive shafts and moved the motor back and remounted the battery. It handles great now. I have a friend with a 2.0 who is a expert driver and he also really likes my truck. Cheap conversion.



Sucks you have to drill though the chassis to do it though . Now with moving the motor back is it simple as just switching driveshafts or do you need to drill ?
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Old 06-05-2013, 02:33 PM
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Originally Posted by tc5 man View Post
Sucks you have to drill though the chassis to do it though . Now with moving the motor back is it simple as just switching driveshafts or do you need to drill ?
You need to drill. A few extra holes didn't bother me. I didn't like the original truck it was too nose heavy. I love it now.
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Mine is nose heavy a little right now with the 540 4 pole. Gonna put some weight in the front
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[QUOTE=silveraider14;12227331]Mine is nose heavy a little right now with the 540 4 pole. Gonna put some weight in the rear
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Originally Posted by mxgregg View Post
You need to drill. A few extra holes didn't bother me. I didn't like the original truck it was too nose heavy. I love it now.



Yea i tried to move the battery toward the Rear with the spacers and i dint like it it would go nose high to much. So what i did was use the stock setting for the battery spacers and some more preload on the Front shocks. Seem to jump more level for sure still nosedived on a big double jump so i had to tap the brake a little before i landed i did stay on the throttle in the air.

Thinking maybe using the Black racing Front spring insend of the Blue one might help or use thicker oil up Front like 32w ?
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Originally Posted by mxgregg View Post


I switched my drive shafts and moved the motor back and remounted the battery. It handles great now. I have a friend with a 2.0 who is a expert driver and he also really likes my truck. Cheap conversion.
Did you drill 4 new holes for the center diff or use 2 of the previous holes? Looks like you also moved the diff more towards the center of the chassis,
Cheers , looks great on a bce chassis
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Originally Posted by BDRMBULLY View Post
Did you drill 4 new holes for the center diff or use 2 of the previous holes? Looks like you also moved the diff more towards the center of the chassis,
Cheers , looks great on a bce chassis
I used one of the existing rear holes. Truck handles great !
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I think I am going to make a change. I am gonna see about trading my SCTE for an Axial Wraith RTR (or another scaler or crawler) to have fun outdoors. I know the SCTE can be a good basher but I just dont have time to get on the track to race this thing and I dont want to bash this truck. My buddy is loaning me his HPI Savage nitro truck and I will see if I want to get into nitro along with crawlers.

Worse case, I will just sell off all the parts to buy a Wraith or some other scaler/crawler.
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Setting my new 1.0 up with the 2.0 battery tray and reversing the center diff to be more like the 2.0.
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Originally Posted by tc5 man View Post
Yea i tried to move the battery toward the Rear with the spacers and i dint like it it would go nose high to much. So what i did was use the stock setting for the battery spacers and some more preload on the Front shocks. Seem to jump more level for sure still nosedived on a big double jump so i had to tap the brake a little before i landed i did stay on the throttle in the air.

Thinking maybe using the Black racing Front spring insend of the Blue one might help or use thicker oil up Front like 32w ?
Did you get whole RPM rear bumper kit? It did helped to keep nose level while jumping over hill.
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Old 06-06-2013, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by RustyRC View Post
Did you get whole RPM rear bumper kit? It did helped to keep nose level while jumping over hill.


No but i am going to get a new Rear bumper i have a small crack around the screw hole so i may look into the RPM Rear bumper.
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