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08-22-2008, 11:00 AM
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Posted By Pipeous

I can attest to the cheap dean's. if you use...

I can attest to the cheap dean's. if you use cheaper deans copy plugs (you can notice by the color of the plastic) then use them to match. I lawn darted off the big triple and dug a hole when I came...
08-14-2008, 02:29 AM
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Posted By Pipeous

The 2s 5k stats are... Discharge 20C, 30C...

The 2s 5k stats are...

Discharge 20C, 30C burst
Dimension: 22.7 x 45 x 137 mm
Weight: 274g with plug
# 12 awg wire
Jst hx align balancer plug
Deans Plug

I have...
08-13-2008, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Pipeous

Losi batteries are made by yuntong, the same...

Losi batteries are made by yuntong, the same lipos I am using. I didn't know they had hard cases on the 14.8v versions. if you compare the 2s you can see the exact same color cases.... I was told by...
08-11-2008, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

shurcool... I had the same problem with my T4...

shurcool... I had the same problem with my T4 (converted to a J82). I mounted a 5k Yuntong in mine with brushless. I found the battery had to move all the way forward to keep the wheels down so I cut...
08-11-2008, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Pipeous

http://www.twistertiresusa.com/ I will say...

http://www.twistertiresusa.com/

I will say the Adherence is close to the CF but lasts way longer and I think better traction. I am also using the Sticky. It has an unusual looking pattern but...
08-07-2008, 06:54 AM
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Posted By Pipeous

I make a coil with the antenna. I use an allen...

I make a coil with the antenna. I use an allen wrench and wrap the antenna around it and it makes a tight coil. as long as the wire doesn't cross over itself you get full signal. like doing a servo...
07-23-2008, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Pipeous

I noticed driving the E RC8 that I had to keep...

I noticed driving the E RC8 that I had to keep throttle on over jumps,much like driving my B44. There is no clutchbell to free roll so no matter what motor you have there will be some resistance...
07-12-2008, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

from the original poster/thread on rcm too... I...

from the original poster/thread on rcm too... I learned from that thread :D
07-12-2008, 02:53 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

Chris, most clubs don't much care... run what you...

Chris, most clubs don't much care... run what you brung. it's trophy races that RD's can get sticky about the rules
07-12-2008, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Pipeous

looks like a cap with a heatsink. you just solder...

looks like a cap with a heatsink. you just solder across the leads that go from battery to esc. that would be 1500uF (0.15F). I don't use any fans, but I paralelled 4 smaller caps (4X440 uF= 1760uF)...
07-09-2008, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

Hi Cain... here's an RC8 mod for you...

Jus did some searching on the 06 TTR thread...

'First you need longer tie {Edit 50-55mm} rods, I used the ST-1 ones
but had to cut
them down, but I think Richard said the mayhem ones work...
07-03-2008, 05:40 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

those are torsen difs (torque sensing). a...

those are torsen difs (torque sensing). a completely different feel. basically they feel if a wheel is slipping and transfer the power so they don't dif out. some people love them and others find it...
07-02-2008, 09:15 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

Tony, here's another advocate thing for you ...

Tony, here's another advocate thing for you

you take a 7.4v pack but need 6v. so you have to add a stepdown converter as well, bringing another piece into the puzzle for failures.

I am racing 3...
07-01-2008, 05:20 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

The few of us running electrics up here have been...

The few of us running electrics up here have been running with the nitros, but with the nitro increases coming and the scarce 30%, more guys are making the swap and converting

in canada we are...
06-28-2008, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

you can also take the wires right off the pc...

you can also take the wires right off the pc board and a blob of solder across the switch points. for the switch
06-28-2008, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

I've taken the switch off all but one esc now,...

I've taken the switch off all but one esc now, and that's only because I recently bought it. I lost big time in a race when my switch broke and had to use a body clip to turn it on. switch got dirty...
06-27-2008, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

That tekno kit is classy, I love the new chassis....

That tekno kit is classy, I love the new chassis. And the mudguards you could almost just velcro your body on. I've seen their revo conversion up close and it's very nice. this should be a winner....
06-24-2008, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Pipeous

With the upcoming nitro shortage and availability...

With the upcoming nitro shortage and availability of 30% becoming extinct, it should help a few people make the switch this year. Many fuels only putting out 20% now and prices are going up...
06-17-2008, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Pipeous

for the 18b check out thetoyz.com and order the...

for the 18b check out thetoyz.com and order the driven productions spur cover. I just sold my 18b but the cover is a must if you run in the dirt. they have some nice nylon wingslike the 8th scale...
06-14-2008, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Pipeous

tbh I don't know where that is. and I am unable...

tbh I don't know where that is. and I am unable yet to travel past the border. got arrested and fined $25 about 15 years ago so I need a pardon, which costs about a grand, to get across....

It's...
06-13-2008, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

I let someone run mine during mid day practice...

I let someone run mine during mid day practice last race. he has allready gotten his conversion finished hehe. we have been running with the nitros but looks like we will have enough for a class now....
06-09-2008, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

Too funny, I am using old battery cups from the...

Too funny, I am using old battery cups from the original gold tub chassis.....I thought Dan's were thick and I was trying to cheap out and balance things. I did shave and glue the velcro direct to...
06-04-2008, 02:05 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

Sorry Cain, I am not even sure what that is. But...

Sorry Cain, I am not even sure what that is. But we have run the last 2 weekends of the RC Pro stuff. I didn't run my eRC8 in the first round but I did in the 2nd round. I asked if anyone minded and...
06-04-2008, 01:32 AM
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Posted By Pipeous

I raced my RC8 this weekend. it was doing well...

I raced my RC8 this weekend. it was doing well against the nitros until I pitted. stupid. I removed every switch from all my esc's before the weekend, except my mamba in the rc8.... it broke off when...
05-14-2008, 09:16 PM
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Posted By Pipeous

nerd and a geek? neek neek... and would you like...

nerd and a geek? neek neek... and would you like a shrubbery?

I can't wait to get my hands on a 1509 to try. Too many brushless projects, too little money. I just ordered more lipos to go around...
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