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Old 09-16-2005, 07:44 PM   #676
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I purchased a Mugen starter box (purple) and I don't see a convenient way to charge the batteries (without unplugging the batteries every time I hook up a charger. Am I missing something? Also, the twin battery packs seem to be having a hard time turning over the engine during start-up; but I'll charge the batteries overnight to really detemine if there is adequate motor torque from the starter box batteries/motor (twin motors).

Do any of you use this "twin pack" starter box? -
I like the 12v battery because it has way more amps. Amps is the key to turning over the engine since your motors get a lotta power from it. More volts has RPM, but not enough power to get the motors going. The 12v also last a lot longer through runs depending on how you use the box. My failsafe currently sits on the transponder mount. No transponder in my posession as yet.
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I like the 12v battery because it has way more amps. Amps is the key to turning over the engine since your motors get a lotta power from it. More volts has RPM, but not enough power to get the motors going. The 12v also last a lot longer through runs depending on how you use the box. My failsafe currently sits on the transponder mount. No transponder in my posession as yet.
Hey Harkonnen - My twin packs produce up to 14V @ 3 Amps which should be plenty of juice I would think. I have a 12V gel-cel rated at about 12 V 4 Amps so I think I just need to charge if with enough current -- we'll see this weekend. I do have a gel-cel as a back-up BUT I really like the lightweight of the twin packs! I was hoping that someone could confirm that the twin packs are adequate. (3000mA per pack)

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Oh sweet 3000mah thats a different story. Just one amp short of the 7amp batt i have. In that case those will work great.
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where are the new hop ups available for purchase. I cant find any shops with them. Whats the best place online to order mugen parts?
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try nitrohouse.com ace-hobbies.com
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Old 09-19-2005, 12:11 PM   #681
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Does anybody had wabley problems running twister tires. I know it's the tires coz if i put in kawahara's or GRP's the wable problem is gone.

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Yes- I notice they are a little "loose" on the MRX-4. Kinda a bummer, cause the prices are good on Twister's.
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Old 09-19-2005, 12:31 PM   #683
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Yes- I notice they are a little "loose" on the MRX-4. Kinda a bummer, cause the prices are good on Twister's.
I like those tires too. It seems to be very solid and not to mention the price is aweasome!!

But is their a way we can fix that problem though? i wonder if it also affects other cars like evolvas and the 960?
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I was just at the Midwest Series race in Toledo, OH, and Kyosho and Delta drivers have experienced the same fitting of the Twister tires- loose.

I'm not sure it can be fixed unless they change rim styles.
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I decided to go ahead and install the optional rear arms. Any suggestions on which mount to use for starters? H0147B or 147C. Longer arm or shorter arm?
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where are the new hop ups available for purchase. I cant find any shops with them. Whats the best place online to order mugen parts?
try http://www.ashfordhobby.com/pricing009.htm

Yea it's good to do your hop-ups now in the process of putting the kit together. That's what I did...
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speaking of rear arms. Has anyone got any suggestions of a good tool to use to adjust them. Its a total pain to do it with allen keys.
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Get allen wrenches. They are the best thing. DOWN WITH ALLEN KEYS!!!! Those things are horrible and leave your fingertips in bad shape.
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I decided to go ahead and install the optional rear arms. Any suggestions on which mount to use for starters? H0147B or 147C. Longer arm or shorter arm?
Start with the shorter arms first and then if you need more sidebite then go to the longer arms. The H0147 arms in the short position are longer then the stock arms.
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Hi mike!!!

Got a few question;
on heats and final usually u ran how many mm on your ride heights (smooth and flat surface)
i got a problem when i punch out of the corner my car slighty tail.

thanks mike.
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