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Old 09-13-2011, 08:12 AM   #16
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Ok chaps?

Finally managed to have a good test drive today and this is what happened:

The suspect fake one,
Fully charged Lipos, run fast for 3 secs, run slow for 3 secs, run fast for 3 secs and so on < repeated.

The other one,
Always put this down to worn out Ni-Mh batteries,
That's not the case,
Car will run fine for about 7 mins, then it overheats, let it cool down and the same thing, 7 mins and cuts out.

Did the above about 4 times, Lipo still fine once speed controller and motor cooled down again.

So not very happy, Lipos are brand new.
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Old 09-14-2011, 03:05 AM   #17
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5.5t for 7 mins and your surprised it over heats! You need to get the gearing and timing advance working nicely together not to overheat one of those.
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Old 09-17-2011, 10:47 AM   #18
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Thanks Scoop, looking into this now.

Still unsure if the faulty one is genuine.
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