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Old 05-22-2007, 03:59 AM
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Thank you Tony..
I should get off my azz and get my mini going ,I've had it for a few years and it sits there just looking at me.
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Old 05-22-2007, 06:38 AM
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What's wrong with Tamiya mini wheels? Are they fragile?

Will RC18R tires fit on mini wheels???

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Old 05-22-2007, 06:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Mike Schumacher
What's wrong with Tamiya mini wheels? Are they fragile?

Will RC18R tires fit on mini wheels???
They don't stand up to abuse too well.
However the swift wheel I have had better luck with, they are heavier though.
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Old 05-22-2007, 07:01 AM
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Front HPI X belted and rear HPI X, is it the best set up for M03?
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Old 05-22-2007, 01:15 PM
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Will RC18R tires fit on mini wheels???

Yes
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Old 05-22-2007, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by rcarmchl
Do any of you guys know where I might find a metal servo mount for my mini? The on that came with mine is torqing itself loose - Any Help[???
rcarmchl,

rcmart.com will have some alum mounts but I am willing to bet part of your problem is that your endpoints are set too far on your radio.
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Old 05-22-2007, 02:45 PM
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Originally Posted by BHenderson
rcarmchl,

rcmart.com will have some alum mounts but I am willing to bet part of your problem is that your endpoints are set too far on your radio.
I went ahead and got a set of those anyway - the current ones just wouldn't tighten down. I am sure you are right too, I will give that a try and see what happens.

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Old 05-22-2007, 03:01 PM
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Anyone tried Peak/Orion 3200mAH LiPo on M03?

What kind of rubber tires good for mid size carpet track? HPI X or RP 30? RP tires belted?

Where I can buy RP mini tires within US? SpeedTech don't have 30 compound...

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Old 05-22-2007, 08:28 PM
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Hey Tony,

ygpm.

Thanks,

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Old 05-22-2007, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Mike Schumacher
Anyone tried Peak/Orion 3200mAH LiPo on M03?
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ya! Its hot. Good punch and constant power. Weight isn't that much of an issue as with touring cars but it will traction roll on higher grip tracks. I weighted the pack down with lead weights in the top well of battery. Doesn't fit perfectly with stock battery holders. I use a combo of the quick release on one side and stock clips on the other side. I also use the Novak Lipo cutoff to ensure i do not drain the battery past 6V. It cuts off at 6.25V. Its a worthwhile purchase.

check rc-mini for comprehensive review and pics too!
http://rc-mini.net/MiniWeb1/LiPo_Conversion.html
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Old 05-23-2007, 12:14 AM
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i'm currently using a maxamp 7.4v 6000mah with a novak velocity 4.5r brushless and GTB esc. Runs very cool. the main problem is traction. i go trough tires every 45 mins. the battery didn't fit so i had to sand down the battery holder to fit, but it's well worth it. me and my buddies were parking lot racing and i had the thing running for a good 30 mins before the GTB shut her down and that's not at full charge. the temps were not even hot. the mini is actually good with a strong motor. it tracks straight while laying 20 ft of hpi rubbers on the pavement. i have a brushless set-up on my m04 also and all it does is donuts...at any speed. anyways, my friend's mini is faster than mines with a 18t motor and i'm a better driver. you can figure out why. need to get a one way and dial the suspension in.








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nice wicked ride dude using brushless system on M-chasis....gooooooooooooooooood
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Old 05-23-2007, 04:20 AM
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Ive been running the Orion 3200 for 6 months...it's awesome.
Originally Posted by Mike Schumacher
Anyone tried Peak/Orion 3200mAH LiPo on M03?

What kind of rubber tires good for mid size carpet track? HPI X or RP 30? RP tires belted?

Where I can buy RP mini tires within US? SpeedTech don't have 30 compound...
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Old 05-23-2007, 07:36 AM
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hi all.. i jus got myself a M03R and i was wondering if i would be able to fit TRF shocks onto the M instead of the transparent blue CVA mini shocks. also. any specific hop ups i should get to improve my ride? thanks!
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Absolutely u can.
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