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Old 07-19-2007, 06:55 PM   #31
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have you run 5 cells?? I run 5 cells and you dont have to gear really crazy, only 2 or 3 teeth more on the pinion, i also ran 5 cells with the 10.5 at our last carpet race and it was pretty fast and my gearing wast too far off the 6 cell guys with the 10.5
i want to try this with my brushed stock


could be my experement

a 5cell pack, and a 6 cell pack, and comapare lap times

how much more gearing should i put on to my CO 27? i have 3 more gearing options, so i gan gear up 3 more teeth on what pinions i have
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have you run 5 cells?? I run 5 cells and you dont have to gear really crazy, only 2 or 3 teeth more on the pinion, i also ran 5 cells with the 10.5 at our last carpet race and it was pretty fast and my gearing wast too far off the 6 cell guys with the 10.5
No, I have not run 5 cells yet. I plan to run 5 cell mod very soon.

Nice to hear your results. Did you add weight so your car weighed the same as the 6cell cars?

I wonder why everyone keeps asking "HAVE YOU RUN 5 CELLS?" like it changes the laws of physics or something....

Funny thing is the guys jumping on my case are the 5 cell supporters.....with whom I am basically agreeing with.

I think its a cool idea, as long as its legal to have the car weigh less. Otherwise the power to weight ratio isn't there. Oh I better not get started again.

Just one question. How does a 12th scale mod make 8 mins if 6cell mod touring cars only make 6mins at best?
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smaller minute of inertia and less drag.
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Old 07-19-2007, 07:44 PM   #34
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No, I have not run 5 cells yet. I plan to run 5 cell mod very soon.

Nice to hear your results. Did you add weight so your car weighed the same as the 6cell cars?

I wonder why everyone keeps asking "HAVE YOU RUN 5 CELLS?" like it changes the laws of physics or something....

Funny thing is the guys jumping on my case are the 5 cell supporters.....with whom I am basically agreeing with.

I think its a cool idea, as long as its legal to have the car weigh less. Otherwise the power to weight ratio isn't there. Oh I better not get started again.

Just one question. How does a 12th scale mod make 8 mins if 6cell mod touring cars only make 6mins at best?
i didnt add any weight to the car if you run 5 cells your allowed to run a minimum weight of 1450, im at 1463 with the body (51.6 ounces)
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a 5cell pack, and a 6 cell pack, and comapare lap times
thats what i did , ran 3 heats on a saturday with 5 cells went home changed the car to the 6 cell chassis then sunday i ran 3 more heats with 6 cells, and i was faster on saturday
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sweet.
I don't doubt you can get around the track faster with 5 cells vs 6. The car should work better. As long as its balanced.

Maybe I should have run 5 cell at paved nats in stock. Maybe I would have won.
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sweet.
I don't doubt you can get around the track faster with 5 cells vs 6. The car should work better. As long as its balanced.

Maybe I should have run 5 cell at paved nats in stock. Maybe I would have won.
maybe who knows!!
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Old 07-19-2007, 08:02 PM   #38
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probably not.
My car was on rails anyway.
2nd is ok with me.
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Old 07-19-2007, 09:31 PM   #39
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i ran out front, motors stays really cool! runs nice!

but the batt is brand spanking new, so idk, but i THINK that im still udergeared with 3 extra teeth... because *about* 90- 100% throttle is the same speed.. no incrase at all, even off the ground, so im going to try and get these batts run a few times before tomarow, im going to charge, dis charge to 1.2 volts per cell (like my normal runs) and then charge, then repeat a few times

then run it another once or twice, and then race it

but so far, i like it, i might have to gear up more, so idk yet, i need practice time, but if i get killed, then thats what happens....

marcos, how much did u gaer up ur stock motor? i think a few more teeh for me mite be in need, BUT i have to wait and see what cycling the batt does first
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thats what i did , ran 3 heats on a saturday with 5 cells went home changed the car to the 6 cell chassis then sunday i ran 3 more heats with 6 cells, and i was faster on saturday
This isn't a fair test because you are running the same setup for both.
Example: a dialed 6 cell setup could be garbage with 5 cell.
You would need to find an optimal setup for 5 cell and 6 cell and then you could compare them.
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Have any of you tried 5 cell modified on carpet w/foams? I wonder if the same weight rules will carry over?

Thanks in advance.
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This isn't a fair test because you are running the same setup for both.
Example: a dialed 6 cell setup could be garbage with 5 cell.
You would need to find an optimal setup for 5 cell and 6 cell and then you could compare them.
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very true


i will find out tomarow, i will see what needs changing to be fast on 5cell
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This isn't a fair test because you are running the same setup for both.
Example: a dialed 6 cell setup could be garbage with 5 cell.
You would need to find an optimal setup for 5 cell and 6 cell and then you could compare them.
same set up all i did was the chassis change
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i will find out tomarow, i will see what needs changing to be fast on 5cell
5 cell chassis... mine is coming a week or so..
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5 cell chassis... mine is coming a week or so..
haha thats what u ordered over seas?


im going at 4:30 to see what i can pull outs this brushed motor lol...... so we will see if i can drive it somewhat fast, if i can keep up with the experts assuming im racing with them) then i will stay 5 cell till im bl and all that

because i know for shure that i could use less power through turns and all so i dont need brakes


how much was it? i just dont know how well batt soldering will be, i have to run mine in the back because i use deans

lmk when u are racing again zombies, i want to see all this new stuff u have
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