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Old 05-09-2019, 10:24 AM
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i didnt know that serpents manuals are digital only now

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Old 05-09-2019, 10:53 AM
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Man.................SHOULD I BUY NOW? darn.......
Yes.... they came down $40 in price now too.
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I have these on my Nitro Cobra 811 buggy and work perfect, no issues at all

https://www.amainhobbies.com/bk-serv...ksbl01/p388039
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Old 05-09-2019, 05:20 PM
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Oooh look?!!!! ......... Need time off work. Got stuff to do 😉
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Oooh look?!!!! ......... Need time off work. Got stuff to do 😉
Nice 👍🏻. What motor are you putting in the car. Let us know how it builds
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Oooh look?!!!! ......... Need time off work. Got stuff to do 😉
Nice!!!
And with such a tool on left, suspensions adequacy will be easy!!!
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Originally Posted by petersen114 View Post
Noticed that the shocks on the new car are bleeders. Wonder how this works out?
No. The shocks are the same as the previous car. Bladder shocks. You can add the bleeder/emulsion shock caps if you wanted to which are on the options list.
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Old 05-10-2019, 06:03 AM
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Originally Posted by romuald31 View Post
Nice!!!
And with such a tool on left, suspensions adequacy will be easy!!!
Lol.... you noticed. :-)

May start thing's rolling with a WERKS GT engine.
Hopefully build this weekend.

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Lol.... you noticed. :-)

May start thing's rolling with a WERKS GT engine.
Hopefully build this weekend.

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Had mine built for a couple of weeks now. Unfortunately bad weather has stopped me running the car.

Car goes together very well only couple of points I found were the front diff eccenters were very tight in the alu bulkheads and needed a bit of sanding to get them to fit properly and allow the front bulkheads to close. The other thing was the rear right chassis brace which (badly) hits the back of the radio tray. I had to cut down the brace to fit. Not major things but still things to watch out for! Enjoy the build.
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Always match your radio........................PGS-XB for steering and PGS-XR for throttle

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Originally Posted by sebtarta View Post
I have these on my Nitro Cobra 811 buggy and work perfect, no issues at all

https://www.amainhobbies.com/bk-serv...ksbl01/p388039
Those are helicopter servos. I'm not sure the resolution would really give a very good feel on a track car... Great if you like them however for that price point I'd be running proper 'car' servos.
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Those are helicopter servos. I'm not sure the resolution would really give a very good feel on a track car... Great if you like them however for that price point I'd be running proper 'car' servos.
Just because AMain have these under the 'Helicopter' category does not mean they are Heli servos specific. Many of their surface team drivers use them with no issues at all. Also I rather have a servo where their customer service is above and beyond from the rest in the field.
I do understand your point in have to have a 'car' servo, BKServo even on their website categorize the BLS-8001HV as a car servo as well.
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Just because AMain have these under the 'Helicopter' category does not mean they are Heli servos specific. Many of their surface team drivers use them with no issues at all. Also I rather have a servo where their customer service is above and beyond from the rest in the field.
I do understand your point in have to have a 'car' servo, BKServo even on their website categorize the BLS-8001HV as a car servo as well.
Cool no worries. Never heard of them in over 25 years of racing! Oh well you learn something new everyday but for me I'll choose the proven platforms like Sanwa especially at that price point. In all my years of racing I've rarely needed to call upon any customer support with my sanwa servos as they are very very good
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Cool no worries. Never heard of them in over 25 years of racing! Oh well you learn something new everyday but for me I'll choose the proven platforms like Sanwa especially at that price point. In all my years of racing I've rarely needed to call upon any customer support with my sanwa servos as they are very very good
I confess I also like the Sanwa Servo's. Not always the fastest and highest torque, but very close. Have never had issues with them at all either.
I run M12 Radio and do like the idea, even if hard to prove as "better", of using same brand servo's.
To be fair. I have also ran Radiopost "Signature" servo's for some years with my M12 and never had any issue's either.

Dan. When are you likely to be able to run the car? Interested in your experience's with the new diff's.

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I confess I also like the Sanwa Servo's. Not always the fastest and highest torque, but very close. Have never had issues with them at all either.
I run M12 Radio and do like the idea, even if hard to prove as "better", of using same brand servo's.
To be fair. I have also ran Radiopost "Signature" servo's for some years with my M12 and never had any issue's either.

Dan. When are you likely to be able to run the car? Interested in your experience's with the new diff's.

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Not sure to be honest. Work is crazy at the moment and I'm just about to leave for 2 weeks overseas. Sucks. The diffs are the same as I've used for quite a while in the SRX8 buggy and have never had an issue with them. I'm only expecting good things now we have them in the SRX8-GT as well.
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