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Old 06-01-2011, 12:29 AM
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Is there a foam bumper assembly made for the M-03? Seems like I've seen them before, but can't find them now that I'm looking...of course!
TL01 foam bumper may fit. I can check & get back to you if you want.
Its huuuge though

http://cgi.ebay.com/TL01-LARGE-FOAM-...-/380056696490
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So I am new to mini racing and wanted to know if some might be able to tell me what lipo will fit in an M03???

I am looking for the highest C-rating lipo that is still ROAR approved.

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I believe this is the highest C-rating Li-Po stick pack for an M-03. Also ROAR approved!

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'C' rating mean absolutely NOTHING if you're running a Mini, unless you're running a really silly motor. So you dont need to worry about them

For the proof - read THIS
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Originally Posted by gtfour93 View Post
I believe this is the highest C-rating Li-Po stick pack for an M-03. Also ROAR approved!
i'll see your 50 & raise you to 65
Im not gonna say 65c is needed....... ....its only a 250A rating (in theory)
I do have silly motors in my m-chassis's , still dont need 65c .
I know someone who just bought 2 65c's (they were among the cheapest available locally). Will be able to compare to my 25C


http://www.broadtech.hk/index.php?gO...4&productname=

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Old 06-03-2011, 02:02 AM
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Originally Posted by gtfour93 View Post
I believe this is the highest C-rating Li-Po stick pack for an M-03. Also ROAR approved!

Where is this battery available? Thanks
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I have to agree with TFG.

I have run against other mini drivers using the IP 3800 50C and have beaten them using the IP 4200 40C Lipo stickpack. Really you just want a battery that will maintain high voltage throughout your run.

We only race for 5 to 6 minutes depending on where you race. I just ensure my batteries are fully charged and change them over regularly, as I believe newer packs have higher voltage.

I prefer my mini Lipo packs to have Deans plugs fitted, so I do not reverse the battery wires and BIP my ESC....

Just my thoughts.

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Old 06-03-2011, 02:28 AM
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I have to agree with TFG.

I have run against other mini drivers using the IP 3800 50C and have beaten them using the IP 4200 40C Lipo stickpack. Really you just want a battery that will maintain high voltage throughout your run.

We only race for 5 to 6 minutes depending on where you race. I just ensure my batteries are fully charged and change them over regularly, as I believe newer packs have higher voltage.

I prefer my mini Lipo packs to have Deans plugs fitted, so I do not reverse the battery wires and BIP my ESC....

Just my thoughts.

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I actually just want to find the plug style batteries to get rid of the body bulge from ones that have the wires coming out the end. C rating isn't important.
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I use a velcro strap around the battery and battery holder which stops the wires from pushing out on the body and giving that unsightly look.

I know Feral batteries has/had them in Australia.

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Thanks for all the battery tips....

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im still using some yeah racing 3200mah 20c packs which are 2 or 3 years old now and still beating people, and they have never been balanced!

but i agree there isnt any difference unless you want corally plug connections to stop the bulge in the body

other then that just drive the crap out of the car

oh and M-Chassis.com stock the Intellect 3800mah 50c lipos also.


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Both Fish and Tim out of stock of lipos.

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Hi Tony, hows mini racing in Australia? This year in Singapore, with the introduction of Tamiya brushless motor, the racing has been much more fun. My mate took a video of one of the recent races.

Somehow, I feel my car's top end to be lacking quite a bit though motor and batteries used are the same as my pals. Ever experienced fades in brushless motors?

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Originally Posted by 1101 View Post
TL01 foam bumper may fit.
The bumper will attach to the chassis. I'm using regular TL-01 bumpers on my M-03. You will likely need to cut the foam back to fit a mini shell.

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This year in Singapore, with the introduction of Tamiya brushless motor, the racing has been much more fun. My mate took a video of one of the recent races.
We're in the process of switching to brushless here as well. Looks like it's going to be a very positive change for the class. Tamiya will eventually catch up with the rest of the world, but you can be guaranteed that it will involve an oddball battery or rpm limit.
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Kail,

I see you're still the fastest over there. No M06? See you in October.



p.s. no more 30K rpm lightly tuneds

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