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Old 11-16-2004, 05:15 PM   #1261
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If you're concearned about how long it takes to change a battery compared to the handling advatage you may gain with a certian design, you're not ready for a top level race car.

Just my $.02
I said this 40 pages ago, and got flamed... beware :0

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Old 11-16-2004, 05:18 PM   #1262
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If I get flamed, oh well. Look at how a lot of guys with plate chassis cars secure their cells. Tape! I used to do it when I ran a Losi. Talk about a pain. But it balanced the car better so I did it.
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Old 11-16-2004, 05:25 PM   #1263
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The battery is not directly in contact with the graphite. Remember there is the labels that protect it somewhat. With the XXX-S, the cell's end could possibly touch the backbone of the car. Most people also use plastic cell shrink on each cell to add extra protection.
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Old 11-16-2004, 05:38 PM   #1264
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Electrical tape on both sides between the graphite chassis and the battery tray will solve that problem ....kinda like the setup on the xxx buggies and trucks where you put insulating tape along the edges
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Old 11-16-2004, 06:37 PM   #1265
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I was talking about strapping tape to hold the cells in. Not tape to insulate the cells.
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Old 11-17-2004, 12:06 AM   #1266
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lol..tape. This a thing of the past with the JRXS. lol
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Old 11-17-2004, 03:42 AM   #1267
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Let's not forget that if those two battery bars on each end where you'll hardwire hit that chassis. You'll short the battery. Better to be safe than sorry, no?
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Old 11-17-2004, 07:38 AM   #1268
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I have never once seen any of the Losi guys put tape anywhere on the chassis or the battery. So im thinking it is out of harms way.
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Old 11-17-2004, 07:44 AM   #1269
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I guess its a good thing when the worse thing people are worried about is how to get the battery in.
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Old 11-17-2004, 09:29 AM   #1270
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I guess its a good thing when the worse thing people are worried about is how to get the battery in.
This is true
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Old 11-17-2004, 04:56 PM   #1271
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boo hoo i can't get my battery in, and my plugs don't fit, stupid car, i'll never buy it

let the flaming begin, and..... GO!!!!
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boo hoo i can't get my battery in, and my plugs don't fit, stupid car, i'll never buy it

let the flaming begin, and..... GO!!!!
LOL WTF are you on CRACK
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LOL WTF are you on CRACK
NOPE... Just pointing out again the silliness of page after page of the battery tray conversation.
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NOPE... Just pointing out again the silliness of page after page of the battery tray conversation.
That is why i created the video. what hoping to put an end to it, so we all can talk about what tires we all want to try on the car first. and what bodies to try etc.
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Old 11-18-2004, 01:33 AM   #1275
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So how about those diff balls
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