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Mckune Design 10R5 2s Lipo 235 Conversion Kit

Old 04-05-2011, 06:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Team Lotus View Post
I know a guy who has a 10R5 and he uses a 1cell lipo. He would be very interested in the chassis battery layout of your conversion, as that would allow him to place his battery inline like all the other cars he races against. I would think that a lot of 10R5 owners might feel the same.
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Old 04-06-2011, 12:45 AM
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Troy, did you know that Associated is planning on re-releasing the 10R5 very soon? Sean Cochran of Associated announced it on a thread I read on this forum a week or so ago. I wonder if that would cause demand for your conversion? I know a guy who has a 10R5 and he uses a 1cell lipo. He would be very interested in the chassis/battery layout of your conversion, as that would allow him to place his battery inline like all the other cars he races against. I would think that a lot of 10R5 owners might feel the same.
I talked to Bob Stellflue at nats and he said the same thing. The problem was more that I have had only about 5 inquires since I made it. 50 inquires and I am cutting parts but It's a waste of time to make a handful. Honestly I would like to create a brand new T-plate 235 pan car with a wide pod and the ability to run CRC or AE front end. A friend of mine runs an old 10L and nothing can touch it. That thing out handles everything we have tried to do with the 235 CRC car.

The only thing getting in the way of creating the new car is I got myself into Nitro 1/8th and Nitro Sedan and that has cured my speed fix.
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Originally Posted by Troy Mckune View Post
I talked to Bob Stellflue at nats and he said the same thing. The problem was more that I have had only about 5 inquires since I made it. 50 inquires and I am cutting parts but It's a waste of time to make a handful. Honestly I would like to create a brand new T-plate 235 pan car with a wide pod and the ability to run CRC or AE front end. A friend of mine runs an old 10L and nothing can touch it. That thing out handles everything we have tried to do with the 235 CRC car.

The only thing getting in the way of creating the new car is I got myself into Nitro 1/8th and Nitro Sedan and that has cured my speed fix.
So does that mean no deal on ever seeing availability of the batwing and center brace to change battery configuration for WGT cars? How many would you need to see profitibility?

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Hey there Troy,
By any chance did you get an opportunity to look over my E4 chassis design for quote?
I thought I'd give you a little extra time once the Nats had passed.

I have another Pan car project in case you are interested as well. Since you've gotten into 1/8 nitro, this might be right up your alley.

Drop me a PM so we can exchange contact info.

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