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Old 04-08-2005, 12:45 PM
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hello everyone. im looking to get into electric onroad touring cars.
maybe yall can help me out. the car im getting is gonna be a yokomo sd ssg special. i want a brushless motor system. what would you all recomend? im looking for very very fast. i want high speeds. i heard the fastest one will be the casle creations brushless thats new that just came out. is that correct? if not what do you all think? heres the setup i think ill be getting.

yokomo sd ssg special
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jr xs3 radio
hi tec servos
3700 cells nimh

as far as a charger...i dunno. i just want a really good one. im not a racer. i just want a bad ass setup. i want it very fast.
if i dont do brushless... what spd control and motor should i do?
i want super blazing speeds.

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Old 04-08-2005, 12:54 PM
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What have you raced before? Any offroad or anything else?

I would caution against going right to high speed brushless or mod. It might be a better idea to start with stock racing or maybe 19turn. Stock is still pretty fast and it is a good place to improve your basic driving skills before moving up.
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well i have nitro onroad 1/10 sedan now. they are fast. its a serpent 710 fully hopped up. im use to the high speeds. i dont really race. i just love to see how fast i can get them. my driving skills at high speeds are ok. im not a pro, but i can keep it on the road.....sometimes...lol. ive had lots of rc cars. savages, 8th scale buggies, planes, helicopters, and lots of onroad. but i want a really nice electric. and i just need help finding something thats brushless thats super super fast. i love speed. and im just not up to date on the new stuff. thanks
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Old 04-08-2005, 07:17 PM
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nice 710
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You are right on the cusp of the new Brushless systems. Sure Hacker and others make fast ones, but Novak is very common and the 5800 system is great. ...But, Novak and LRP are coming out with their new systems and the ESC in the systems can run normal brushed motors too. I'd do some research in those, since the verdict is still coming out.
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thanks. oh and thanks joel. how have you been? hey...heres a pic of my serpent 710 people. it has EVERY optional part out on it.

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last one. this pic shows the car with the new jp fx3 modified engine.

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that car rocks
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thanks man. i love it. ill be keeping this one for a while im sure.

i wanna try electric now. i have a post where im looking to trading a really clean 8th scale buggy with some hopups for some electric stuff. so if anyone knows anybody that wants a very very clean like new buggy , tell them to check the post out.

http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...threadid=68601

the thread tells what im looking for. im working on getting pics.
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