Go Back  R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road
rx-8 to electric >

rx-8 to electric

rx-8 to electric

Old 11-20-2013, 07:37 PM
Tech Adept
Thread Starter
iTrader: (5)
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 200
Trader Rating: 5 (100%+)
Default rx-8 to electric

Getting ready to work on this rx-8 and converting to a brushless motor looking to use a tekin rx8 gen 2 esc, I'm building this to use as a drag car.
Now should I go with a 4s,5s,or a 6s? What company should I go with?
Also should I go with a 4030 or a 4038 motor also what kv?
Keep in mind I want max performance, and will only have short runs for its only drag racing, lots of time to cool off.
eazy70 is offline  
Old 11-20-2013, 09:33 PM
Tech Fanatic
iTrader: (81)
SuperFastSnail's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 929
Trader Rating: 81 (100%+)
Default speed run

HK is doing a contest on fast speed run and I recommend the Mamba Max Pro SCT edition because it is lighter. The RX8 is a very good esc but due to weight issues, I would prefer the MMP SCT. Handles up to 6S. now if you go higher then 6S you may consider using a helicopter esc for some insane 12S. I'm thinking about building a speedster drag to break the record. I believe the car that broke that record was a Custom Works direct drive dirt oval car converted, but I could be wrong.
SuperFastSnail is offline  
Old 11-21-2013, 04:01 AM
Tech Adept
Thread Starter
iTrader: (5)
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 200
Trader Rating: 5 (100%+)

Thanks for the info, will look into it. Not really looking to breakany speed records, this is more of drag racing in a parking lot where its pretty slippery, that's why I picked the x-ray rx-8, its all about acceration.
eazy70 is offline  

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.