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Old 01-03-2022, 08:05 AM
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Originally Posted by rustyus View Post
Man, I thought this was gonna be another pros & cons thread to a never ending debate. It sure does seem that nitro RCs dwindle every year.

Congratulations. You took the bait. You're back in the groove again. Didn't take long at all to start thinking about upgrading a brushed RTR, or move on to a kit where you can choose what gear you want to install. Everybody has their preferences which way they want to go in the hobby.
Thanks, the one major positive thing that I see using electric is that I don't have to clean oil off of everything when I'm done for the day... but I do miss the sound, and I still have my old 1/10 HPI cars to toss around if I want.

I already ordered the ESC, motor(s), gearing and a bunch of other parts for the brushless conversion. All of which are arriving this week.
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Old 01-03-2022, 08:50 AM
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better check motor /esc temps when you 1st head out, pinion changes are almost always needed
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Old 01-09-2022, 10:31 PM
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Originally Posted by BMoscato View Post
Thanks, the one major positive thing that I see using electric is that I don't have to clean oil off of everything when I'm done for the day... but I do miss the sound, and I still have my old 1/10 HPI cars to toss around if I want.

I already ordered the ESC, motor(s), gearing and a bunch of other parts for the brushless conversion. All of which are arriving this week.
One thing you can do if you want some sound is get one of those E.S.S speaker systems. they can really put out some noise and its customizeable sounds.

had fun dropping these into my No prep dragster as you can see here:

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Old 01-14-2022, 12:39 PM
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LOL putting speakers on your car to make fake engine sounds is the lamest thing ever -- even more lame than ricers who use speakers to make fake turbo sounds in their naturally-aspirated Honda Civics. Embrace the gear whine and accept that's just the sound that electric cars make.
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Old 01-14-2022, 01:28 PM
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Originally Posted by fyrstormer View Post
LOL putting speakers on your car to make fake engine sounds is the lamest thing ever -- even more lame than ricers who use speakers to make fake turbo sounds in their naturally-aspirated Honda Civics. Embrace the gear whine and accept that's just the sound that electric cars make.
To each his own man ... enjoyed it and thats what matters, not what you think
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