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Old 01-08-2010, 03:20 AM   #16
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I cut my battery before I got a lipo tray, the cut was maybe 2mm deep, and it has been fine, as long as it does not cut through the hardcase into the cell.

If you want a cheaper alternative, check out the diggity offset battery tray for the TC5; http://www.diggitydesigns.com/D3_TC5...eExtended.html .

You can use it with the stock battery strap and fits all lipo's (my IP 5000 fits with a little room to spare and it is the large type). It also balances my car left to right at 1350 almost spot on.

The Exotec is a nice piece of kit too, up to you.

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Thats very nice too..

About the battery it cut into the case on the side and on the corner I can see a cery small piece of silver from the actual pack its self. Do you think thats a problem?
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Thats very nice too..

About the battery it cut into the case on the side and on the corner I can see a cery small piece of silver from the actual pack its self. Do you think thats a problem?
If it was gonna be an issue it would've already been an issue. If you wanna put a little RTV or some Shoe Goo on the spot to protect it that'd be fine too.
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I am thinking about ordering this one for now

http://www.diggitydesigns.com/D3_TC5...eExtended.html

it says you need 2 3mm screws and 2 3mm washers and locknuts.

Can anyone give me a link to the proper screws and locknuts? I want to get the right ones.

Also if you have this on your car can you post pics of it.
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I am thinking about ordering this one for now

http://www.diggitydesigns.com/D3_TC5...eExtended.html

it says you need 2 3mm screws and 2 3mm washers and locknuts.

Can anyone give me a link to the proper screws and locknuts? I want to get the right ones.

Also if you have this on your car can you post pics of it.
Diggity sells 3mm hardware. Check the TC5 manual for the stock hold down bolt length and you should be able to order from Diggity. I reused the stock battery hold down bolts when I put my Diggity tray in.
http://www.diggitydesigns.com/D3_OnR..._Hardware.html
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3mm are quite common, all your screws are 3mm on your car for the most part. Any hobbyshop will have them, Associated, Dubro, Traxxas, Losi just a few companies that use them.

Your current battery strap and hardware will work just fine with the lipo brace.
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Yeah its more of the length that I am concerned about. Any help is great so i can get htis ordered. I need to practice
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