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Default The Losi TEN-SCTE 4wd Guide

There has been lots of buzz about this truck. We all speculated on what and when it was going to be released. Well now we know the Losi 4wd will be based off the Ten T chassis. TEN-SCTE 4WD Short Course Rolling Chassis

Truck Manual

Type:4WD Short Course Rolling Chassis
Scale: 1/10
Length: 21.34 in (524mm)
Width: 11.65 in (295.8mm)
Wheelbase: 13.15 in (334mm)
Weight: 6.75 lb (3.06 kg) Fully loaded ready to race
Tire Type : Eclipse SCT
Kit/RTR: Rolling Chassis
Shock Type: Aluminum, Coil-over, oil-filled
Body Clear Polycarbonate SCT
Functional mud flaps with Losi logo
Oversized 12mm anodized, threaded shocks
12mm wheel hexes
Secure battery straps
Battery tray accepts multiple types and sizes of packs
Heavy-duty, 4mm tie rods with captured ends
Beadlock-style SCT wheels with rings
Front and rear sway bars included
Eclipse™ Short Course truck tires
Secure radio box to protect the receiver
Simple adjust, aluminum motor mount
Lightweight black anodized aluminum chassis

Needed to Complete
550-sized Brushless System (Motor and ESC)
1/10-scale Steering Servo
2S LiPo Battery Pack and Charger
2-channel Radio System
Polycarbonate Paint

550 Motors
Tekin Redline SC4X 4.5-5.5
Novak Ballistic 550 4.5-6.5T
Novak HV 4.5-5.5T
Fantom Fusion 1 & 2 550’s
Speed Passion V10 3.5R-5.5R
Speed Passion V2 5.5R
Team EPIC Monster Horsepower 550
Team Epic 4x4 Short Course Monster Horsepower 4.5t
LRP X12L Short Course Sensored Brushless 550 Motor
Orion Vortex 10 2800kv (best on 3S)
Castle Creations 1415 2400kv
1/8th Scale Motors
Tekin T8 2650 - Requires slight modification to plastic spacer under the motor mount.
540 Motors
Castle Creations 1410 1Y 3800kv 4 Pole
SC 4600 Tenshock 4 Pole

Info about the Castle/Neu numbering and winding by Kingdom Racer
Neu 1500 Series Motor Chart

Gearing recommendations with 40T spur (2 Pole motors)
4.5 550's - 13-16T pinion
5.5 550's - 14-18T pinion
6.5 550's ??

Castle/Neu 4 Pole motors
Castle 3800kv - 13-18T pinion
Castle 2400kv - 17-20T pinion

3MM Mod 1 Bore Pinions for CC 1415 & 1410 motors

Recommended ESC’s
Viper VTrax10R (4S capable)
Tekin RX8 (Using current limiting with the 550's (90-80%) can help on motor temps)
HobbyWing SC8 ESC (part# HW-SC8)
Mamba Max Pro
Mamba Monster
Novak Kinetics
LRP Sphere Comp TC Spec w/fan
Speed Passion GT2 PRO

Stock shock oil f/r - 30w from the factory. Stock Diff's come filled with grease. When disassembling the diff housings, be careful when removing the screws. They have been known to be in tight and require a 1/16th sized hex.

Stock spring rates
Black springs front/rears
The current fronts are 3.6, 3.9, 4.3
The current rears are 3.0, 3.3, 3.6

Shock Piston sizes:
#1 0.95mm | #2 1.00mm |#3 1.05mm | #4 1.10mm | #5 1.15mm

Diff housing screw size (for people who have stripped the screws and want another option) Four screws - 2.5mm 45 pitch 10mm. HPI has some screws that work part# Z449 , they are M2.5x12mm 2mm longer than stock but the holes are deep enough in the diff housings.

Diff fluid starting points.
Indoor blue groove 5-7-3 (Front/Center/Rear)
Indoor blue groove 5-5-3 (Front/Center/Rear)

Outdoor med bite 3-3-2 (Front/Center/Rear)

Lunsford SCTE Titanium Turnbuckle kit
2 - 4mm x 65mm Titanium Turnbuckles (Front Camber)
2 - 4mm x 68mm Titanium Turnbuckles (Steering)
2 - 4mm x 70mm Titanium Turnbuckles-Long Thread (Rear Camber)

Screw kit replacements
252-piece high grade alloy steel socket head screw kit - Tony Screws

Bearing sizes for the entire truck
LOSA6907 5 x 8 x 2.5 Ball Bearing 4each Steering
LOSA6947 5mmID x 11mmOD x 4mmW Sealed Ball Bearings 4 each Front and Rear Diff Pinions
LOSA6954 5 x 10 x 4 Sealed Ball Bearings (clutch bearings for Ten-T)
LOSA6956 12 x 18 x 4 Sealed Ball Bearings 6each F/R/C Diff outdrives
LOSA6957 10 x 15 x 4 Sealed Ball Bearings Plastic Retainer 4ea Inner Hubs
LOSA6958 6 x 12 x 4 Sealed Ball Bearings with Plastic Retainer 4ea outer Hubs

Bearings Avidrc.com

Factory Parts Listing

Parts Weight
Losi stock battery tray: 2.8oz/79g
Losi stock rear hubs: 7g
Losi aluminum rear hubs: 10g

Stock Losi hinge pin holders (Thank you 8ight for the pictures!!!)

Losi aluminum hinge pin holders

SNR Graphite hinge pin holders

Casey Pecks win at the Nitro Challenge- http://vimeo.com/20541530
SaladFork & SC Rage - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lYe7T0S7To

Info about the Proline Flo-tek
Hey guys just got the proline flo-tek body for my scte and it has the dimples marked for the truck allready. The front is marked wrong you will actually drill the front body mount holes in the spot marked for the sc10 (second back from the front of the truck) and not the third mark. Just letting someone know before they just go drill the post holes. Luckily I eyeballed it before i did mine. This body is sweet looking.
DE Racing Wheels:
Blitz sized bodies fit with the least trimming. SC10 bodies fit but require more trimming.
PM me with any TLR SCTe win and I will post you here.
TLR Winter series @ Revelation Raceway - http://www.revrace.com/WINTER_POINTS_TRUGGY.cfm
1st place - Shane Flores (AKA SEF) Ten-scte
2nd place- Devon Boisvert (AKA D-money) Ten-scte
Losi SCTE WINS" Sliver State Short Course Championship at 702 in Vegas
  1. 1st. Kyle (the ICEMAN) Johnson - Losi SCTe
  2. 2nd. Steve Antill - Ae SC10 4wd

Anyone who has been reading the thread knows the diff pins on the first shipment of trucks have diff pins that are to soft for brushless power. Losi has updated the pins in the second shipment. If you suspect you have the older pins, contact Horizon Hobby (877) 504-0233, they will send you new pins free of charge. We don't need you to post about how pissed you are, we get it... It happened to all of us.

Diff Pins
The diff pins in the truck have been fixed in the seconds shipment of trucks. If you would like aftermarket pins, I suggest using Chrispins ([email protected]) or visit his forsale thread located here - http://www.rctech.net/forum/r-c-item...-ten-scte.html

Diff pin length
24 mm long 3mm thick and the grove in the middle is 3mm long and 1.5mm deep

Other Diff gear alternatives
OFN21003 - gears and pins (only using the small bevel gears and pins..)
KYO96775 - Kyosho bevel gear washer/shims or any 4x10x.15 washers

You will need two of those behind each bevel gear to help things mesh properly. At least that's what mine needed.

Pull the losi or AE pins out and toss em on the side.. Same with the Losi gears, tiny washers and aluminum bushings and replace with OFNA gears, Kyosho washers (or equivalent). The shafts are a touch too long. You will need to trim equal amounts from both ends of the pin. It is nothing major, it isn't so much that you need to cut it off with a wheel. Just a touch on the grinder or dremel tool and all will be good.

For those of you who have done or are doing the OFNA gear replacement, here is another great reason..

OFNA Hard Anodized Aluminum CNC 4mm Cross Pin Diff Axles
$9.25 @ A-Main Part# OFN30774

Chassis droop screws
Keep an eye on your chassis where your droop screws hit the stops. The small screws will chew down the chassis over time and cause premature wear. You can prevent this by installing 4-40 x 4mm Droop Screws (part#LOSA6253) I highly recommend you use a tap set on the screws. If you screw up the holes it's impossible to fix. USE THE TAP!!! http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...rodID=LOSA6253

Tap & Drill Set 4-40 tap

Servo Saver
From the factory check your servo saver for tightness, we have seen this comes loose and causes steering issues. Red loctite seems to be the fix, blue loctite just doesn’t hold over time.

OEM Hop-up Parts

Front/Rear Lightened Outdrives Part # LOSB3575

Center Lightened Outdrives Part # LOSB3576

Technical Questions: Questions about this product should be directed to Horizon Hobby's Product Support department.

Horizon Hobby, Inc.
ATTN: Product Support
4105 Fieldstone Road
Champaign, IL 61822
Email: [email protected]
Support Phone: (877) 504-0233
Fax: (217) 355-1552

Setups located here - http://www.rctech.net/forum/8516085-post1.html
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