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Old 02-08-2018, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Roelof View Post
Sure, but if you take the best of the large packs and the best of the shorty then the larger will probably have the lower resistance.
Ive compared my 6000 packs to every big pack on the market and yet to find one that has better resistance than mine. Most are not even equal to it but a couple are pretty close.

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Thanks for the info. Wow, big difference between the lcg6k and standard 6k. Definitely not the same cells then.
The 6000 standard packs are a little more than 6000mah. Manufactures have a tolerance on cell mah in production. Thats Why the weight difference. Pluse the case is smaller on the LCG and saves a few grams as well.

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The 6000 standard packs are a little more than 6000mah. Manufactures have a tolerance on cell mah in production. Thats Why the weight difference. Pluse the case is smaller on the LCG and saves a few grams as well.

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Yea I pulled 6275mah from my 6k and only went to 6.5v and when I recharged it I put back in 6290mah.
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I'm planning on running F-1 with the packs transverse in the back. Do I need "shorty" packs? And who makes the best of those??
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I am using PCR batteries 8200 mah in 21.5 Usgt class the battery is 300+ grams can't even balance my car due to being to much over weight. Want to try a 6000 series type battery but everyone I have talked to most top drivers they say that I want the larger battery for the punch. But my car is not balanced and it shows on the track. Vbc d09 is already a heavy car. So is the way to go is a smaller mah battery that will produce the same result of the larger battery? Home of 180 raceway. Thank for any input Ea
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I am using PCR batteries 8200 mah in 21.5 Usgt class the battery is 300+ grams can't even balance my car due to being to much over weight. Want to try a 6000 series type battery but everyone I have talked to most top drivers they say that I want the larger battery for the punch. But my car is not balanced and it shows on the track. Vbc d09 is already a heavy car. So is the way to go is a smaller mah battery that will produce the same result of the larger battery? Home of 180 raceway. Thank for any input Ea
I would try the 6000 and see how it feels to you. Personally I find a better balanced car is more beneficial then the punch, you will be able to more easily carry your weight through corners and then you won't need so much punch.
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you also have to think about how far tech has came along since the last time folks were running 6000 packs cause at the time they were the biggest packs out and knowing at the time bigger was better . now all the packs are so strong that the voltage sag between a top of the line 6k pack and a top of the line 8.4k pack is hardly noticeable in a 6min race in a spec class
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Originally Posted by bigtee01 View Post
I am using PCR batteries 8200 mah in 21.5 Usgt class the battery is 300+ grams can't even balance my car due to being to much over weight. Want to try a 6000 series type battery but everyone I have talked to most top drivers they say that I want the larger battery for the punch. But my car is not balanced and it shows on the track. Vbc d09 is already a heavy car. So is the way to go is a smaller mah battery that will produce the same result of the larger battery? Home of 180 raceway. Thank for any input Ea
Fastest guy at my track uses a shorty that is 4800mah. He placed in the A main at the birds this year in 21.5 tc. I use a low pro fantom 5800 for 17.5 and my car is balanced with it. My power package is not wanting, I guess what I am trying to say, go with the lighter pack, you probably will not notice a difference in the power.
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Originally Posted by EAMotorsports View Post
The 6000 standard packs are a little more than 6000mah. Manufactures have a tolerance on cell mah in production. Thats Why the weight difference. Pluse the case is smaller on the LCG and saves a few grams as well.

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I checked your website--doesn't look like you have racer shorty packs in stock?
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I checked your website--doesn't look like you have racer shorty packs in stock?
I am out of the 5200 right now but more due in about 2 weeks. I have 4300 and 3000 packs for off road though.

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Do I want 5200 or 6000?? I'm running F-1 on asphalt with 25.5 motors.

I discovered I need the "Low Profile" shorty packs to fit in the F1 cars. Just FYI for others to know!!! FANTOM 4200 is what I finally found fit fine!!

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Fastest guy at my track uses a shorty that is 4800mah. He placed in the A main at the birds this year in 21.5 tc. I use a low pro fantom 5800 for 17.5 and my car is balanced with it. My power package is not wanting, I guess what I am trying to say, go with the lighter pack, you probably will not notice a difference in the power.
The Gizmo looks darn competitive using shorty low mah packs. Iíve experimented with the lcg shortys in my F1. The 3300 Orion seemed to carry the power every bit as well as my 5000 full size packs do. At the end of a 5 minute main my lap times were similar.
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