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Old 01-03-2012, 01:21 AM
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Originally Posted by inferno13 View Post
for steering.....
hitec 7950
hitec 7955
savox 1268

for throttle....
hitec 7955
hitec 7940
savox 1267
That's the kind of info I like Now I know what to look for.

All of them can work with a LiPo?

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Originally Posted by czapu View Post
That's the kind of info I like Now I know what to look for.

All of them can work with a LiPo?

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Yep they can all handle straight lipo. But I would stick with the top list for both steering and throttle. I personally don't like the speed servos in 1/8 scale they just never seem to hold up as well.
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just out of curiosity, I understand you need strong servo for steering, but why need servo that has over 300 in oz @ 6V for throttle? isn't that too much?
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Another rx battery option to investigate would be the LiFe battery. Long runtime and lower weight compared to the NiMH batteries, but not the risks of LiPo and no need for a regulator.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXAAGM
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Originally Posted by lsp408 View Post
just out of curiosity, I understand you need strong servo for steering, but why need servo that has over 300 in oz @ 6V for throttle? isn't that too much?
There's never too much when it comes to steering. I run the KO RSX power servos they have over 400oz on lipo. Anything over 200oz use to be fine but with all the options out there these days why not take advantage of it. It definatly won't hurt.
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What clutch shoes are you guys running? i've heard alot about going with 2 alum and 2 composite with different springs
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What clutch shoes are you guys running? i've heard alot about going with 2 alum and 2 composite with different springs
what clutch you have? Losi? i liked the dynamite aluminum shoes the best.
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Originally Posted by ironzgti35 View Post
What clutch shoes are you guys running? i've heard alot about going with 2 alum and 2 composite with different springs
The buggy does good with 2 composite and 2 alum. Personally I liked all king headz alum 6065 with 2 blk and 2 green springs. If you need a little more bottom snap then go to 2 green and 2 gold shoes. I thought the composite shoes wore out way to fast for my liking. The 6065 is a little softer so it takes some of the harshness away that the 7075 shoes have. But the harder 7075 shoes will last a little bit longer.
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For clutch I really liked the Comp alum set-up but I had real bad luck with the shoes Breaking on me. Thankfully there's a Company called Buku who are actually filling that need with a Buku style comp shoe. I'll be testing them out this spring for sure and hopefully i can go back to the losi set-up Minus the weak Stock Comp shoes.
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For clutch I really liked the Comp alum set-up but I had real bad luck with the shoes Breaking on me. Thankfully there's a Company called Buku who are actually filling that need with a Buku style comp shoe. I'll be testing them out this spring for sure and hopefully i can go back to the losi set-up Minus the weak Stock Comp shoes.
Very interesting. will you have them at the dome?
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Hi,

I'll take 7950 for both throttle and stearing.

I also would like to have an alloy servo arm.

What servo arm should I take for Hitec? LOSA99031 or LOSA99032?


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The most important thing you can do as a new racer is just to drive as much as humanly possible. You only get better with experience! That being said there are lots of good suggestions in this thread for hop up parts to have on hand if you break the stockers!
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Hi,

I will run as much as I can but...mine biggest problem is the availabilty of parts.

We really don't have much things "in stock" for Losi in Poland.

Most things I have to buy on ebay. A lot of them from U.S. so this takes time to ship and then custom clearance...

I'm lucky enough to be in a position which allows me to get all those spares and hop-ups just in case or waiting for time to put them on.

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Originally Posted by czapu View Post
Hi,

I'll take 7950 for both throttle and stearing.

I also would like to have an alloy servo arm.

What servo arm should I take for Hitec? LOSA99031 or LOSA99032?


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The one that say HITEC LOSA99033
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The one that say HITEC LOSA99033
yeah....the one that I can't buy in Poland :/

ehhh...

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