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Old 11-18-2007, 05:22 PM   #1
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I have recently found some Brushless Li-Po kits for my Losi 8ight and my Traxxas Revo. I have a few questions that I would love for yall to answer. Ok here I go. Will a Mamba Max 7700kV be powerful enough to use in my 8ight and Revo or should I get something less powerful? I am only interested in off-road dirt track racing so I really just want something more powerful than stock. Also if not the Mamba then what brushless motor? What size Li-Po pack should I get? I am looking for run times around 30-45 minutes. I am already getting the MRC Super Brain 989 because it can charge everything I will ever have. Also has anyone done an e-conversion on either of these platforms? If so what kit did you use? Well, that is all for now... Please reply!
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Old 11-18-2007, 05:27 PM   #2
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The mamba 7700 is for tenth scales, I know that tekno rc just came out with a kit to convert revos to brushless. I don't know of any kits to make the losi 8ight brushless, but you can always make your own kit. Be sure to check out the Electric 1/8 Scale Conversions thread in the electric off road forum.
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I found a kit at monsterrc.com, but will the mamba max 7700kV not be enough?
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Old 11-18-2007, 07:14 PM   #4
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No, the mamba 7700 will not be enough, it will overheat too quickly. It is made to run in a 10th scale truck or buggy not an 1/8 scale or monster truck, they are too heavy and will put too much stress on the motor and esc.
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The mamba is to small, you will need a neu motor (www.rc-monster.com) check out this topic http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthread.php?t=158327
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