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Old LOSI XXT needing help to convert to LIPO

Old LOSI XXT needing help to convert to LIPO

Old 08-01-2011, 08:10 PM
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Looking to get back into RC cars and have one remaining soul left in my collection that didn't get off'd.

Losi XXT truck at the time was setup for NIMH.

I know the rave right now is LIPO. What the process to convert this truck and what charger / batteries are pretty common these days?
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Old 08-01-2011, 08:18 PM
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The only problem I had racing my XXT with brushless and LiPo was finding replacement parts for the truck when it broke during a race.
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Old 08-01-2011, 08:30 PM
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Don't have any plans to race really just want to tool around with and get up to speed on LIPOs.
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You really don't have to do anything to the truck. I'd suggest you add weight under the battery tray to make up for the difference b/w NiMH and LiPo, it will handle better. You'll probably have to adjust the battery mount a little for LiPo to fit, that's about it. Some LiPo are bigger than others, so check dimensions before you buy. LiPo and LiPo charger and you're ready. I'd suggest getting a brushless system also, just so much easier, no cutting, no brushes to change, etc. Somewhere about 8.5 to 10.5 is usually about right for ST. BTW, many of the Duratrax Evader parts will fit the XXT. The pins on the Evader are a little larger diameter (metric), but you can fix that with a drill bit if you ever need to use them.
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Old 08-02-2011, 01:18 PM
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What is a good charger setup?
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