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Old 01-07-2004, 10:31 AM   #1
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Is there a trick to making wiring look neat?
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One thing you can do on your smaller wire from the esc and servo is to wind them tightly around a small screw driver blade or allen wrench. When you remove the tool they will they retain most of the small spiral shape and look much nicer.
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I forgot about foing that. The car looks a lot nicer now.

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try to hide the power & motor wires under the upper deck, if your car has one use zip ties to prevent them from touching moving parts
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Make sure wires are as short as possible without causing binding.
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I really can't hide the power wires cause the only go about an inch or two.
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that looks like pretty neat already...although i wouldnt curl them cuz i dont like the looks of it
but its clean!
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These pics are after I did everything.
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I always bunch up my wires and zip tie them.

I wonder if we could figure a way to do all this wiring without the wires? Now that would be clean!
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haha...WIRELESS!!!
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lol, hmmm maybe a nano-sized transmitter and receiver for every plug, SWEEEET
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I tried making mine wireless, it didn't work to well though.
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I tightly bundle the servo and ESC wires then cover them with shrink tubes and heat em. Then I zip-tie the motor and battery wires under the upper deck.

Not having those overhead belts really tidies up the chassis a lot
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