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Old 07-07-2005, 01:11 PM   #7816
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But then how do you mount the receiver pack?? I agree removing the battery box will make things easier....but how do you mount it??
Anchor it down to the top-side of the battery lid using goop and electrical tape for redundancy.
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Old 07-07-2005, 01:26 PM   #7817
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But then how do you mount the receiver pack?? I agree removing the battery box will make things easier....but how do you mount it??
Just like Jag posted, shoe goo does the trick. Just glue the pack down to the bottom plate. You will need to do a little customizing so the screws have somthing attach to. Some people just cut off most of the cover. Thats probably the easiest way to do it. You could also use bolts instead of the screws and use a lock nut on top of the chassis to attach the bottom plate.
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Old 07-07-2005, 01:27 PM   #7818
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Anchor it down to the top-side of the battery lid using goop and electrical tape for redundancy.
ok...was thinking about doing that anyways

how did you secure the battery lid?? the 2 screws that hold connect it screw into the upper batter box...did you use just 2 lock nuts? doing that would not allow a "quick change" for a receiver pack
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Old 07-07-2005, 01:47 PM   #7819
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But then how do you mount the receiver pack?? I agree removing the battery box will make things easier....but how do you mount it??

wrap the whole thing in a fuel proof balloon,shoe goo the balloon to the battery door.....screw down the door with nuts and screws(though I tapped mine for flathead screws).....buy a futaba reciever battery checker(and combine that with a charging jack switch).....wrap the charging lead on the transponder mount.......take the transponder and mount in the front half of the deck(you do have a personal transponder,right?)......check your battery between rounds,,,,,you're all set...
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Old 07-07-2005, 02:39 PM   #7820
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Well. I got a 2004 edition kit. Gosh im an impulse buyer. But it was way cheaper than normal.

Not sure if im going to run it next race or if Ill even have time to get it ready by then. But cant wait!
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Old 07-07-2005, 02:40 PM   #7821
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No - mine typicaly don't break. I'll probably go the Serpent route.
Why do you want them then. To bulletproof the car or for lightweight advantages?
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Old 07-07-2005, 03:15 PM   #7822
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wrap the whole thing in a fuel proof balloon,shoe goo the balloon to the battery door.....screw down the door with nuts and screws(though I tapped mine for flathead screws).....buy a futaba reciever battery checker(and combine that with a charging jack switch).....wrap the charging lead on the transponder mount.......take the transponder and mount in the front half of the deck(you do have a personal transponder,right?)......check your battery between rounds,,,,,you're all set...
I'm cool on the whole set-up and charging thing...Just wasn't sure how people were doing it with the battery box removed...I was actually thinking about this last nite when I had my car apart

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Old 07-07-2005, 04:26 PM   #7823
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Hey you guys Im having problems with my R-40 when I first get it started. the car engages well but as soon as the 2nd gear engages it feel like its not engaging??? Could it be that the clutch is already worn and need repalcement? I've had my kit since january and have not change the clutch shoe....

after it gets wormed up it works fine, but that's like have the tank of gas. b the way I dont know if the problem is in the LW 2 speed clutch or the engine clutch...
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Well. I got a 2004 edition kit. Gosh im an impulse buyer. But it was way cheaper than normal.

Not sure if im going to run it next race or if Ill even have time to get it ready by then. But cant wait!

How much and where?
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Old 07-07-2005, 06:08 PM   #7825
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Ebay for 250.
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Ebay for 250.
Hey - I was bidding on that too You got a good deal.
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Hey you guys Im having problems with my R-40 when I first get it started. the car engages well but as soon as the 2nd gear engages it feel like its not engaging??? Could it be that the clutch is already worn and need repalcement? I've had my kit since january and have not change the clutch shoe....

after it gets wormed up it works fine, but that's like have the tank of gas. b the way I dont know if the problem is in the LW 2 speed clutch or the engine clutch...

Pull out the clutch shoe and look for a "high-spot" or a worn spot in the shoe. Just resurface the shoe with sandpaper the best you can. Does the engine "free-rev" at some point after 2nd gear is engaged?
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Why do you want them then. To bulletproof the car or for lightweight advantages?

Yea - Just trying to loose some weight.
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Yeah sorry about that. I about shat myself when I was checking out ebay mid day and saw no one bidded on it.

You use an auction sniper too?
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Old 07-07-2005, 06:23 PM   #7830
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Yea - Just trying to loose some weight.
Cool. Yeah that should be cool because its also making the arms lighter which will help improve performance.

I thought this was kinda nerdy. But in the car world we get lightweight lug nuts. Do they make lightweight lock nuts? I know its not much but it helps and its connected to the drivetrain so lightening that in any way helps.

I got the titanium brake disc from gpm because it has to be spun on the shaft which reducing that weight will help increase acceleration just like a lightweight shaft or 2spd kit would. I hope its well worth it.

I want to even go further and take the brake disc to a machine shop and have them grind it down to a smaller circle.

Cause in physics you spin in a circle with your arms out you have your arms slowing you down....now pull your arms in....youll spin up almost twice the speed. Without even loosing weight. This way ill loose weight and spin up faster.

But I also got the lightweight flywheel on the way. I figure by the end of all this. Ill have the lightest r40 , at least drivetrain wise.

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