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09-17-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 285
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Posted By jgil089

Is anyone still racing these? I just picked one...

Is anyone still racing these? I just picked one up for our clubs open class where a few guys run FF with 21.5T motors for fun. Last thing I need is a body - what are people running? I'm mostly...
Forum: Rookie Zone
09-10-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By jgil089

There are so many options out there, and...

There are so many options out there, and different modes depending on your radio etc.

I just buy Savox 1258TG for my race cars, unless I need low profile. They have enough speed and torque for...
09-09-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By jgil089

Look at the HTRC C240, its a dual charger, 10amp...

Look at the HTRC C240, its a dual charger, 10amp charge rate, AC or DC power supply and cheap. i've been using one for 6 months now with no issues

They sell others that are similar too.

I have...
09-03-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 608,717
Posted By jgil089

Does anyone know of a slightly (1 - 2 teeth)...

Does anyone know of a slightly (1 - 2 teeth) longer belt that would fit the TA07? I just switched to the Exotek RS7 and the standard belt is much tighter than I would like, even without any...
08-29-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By jgil089

I would get a sensored setup rather than...

I would get a sensored setup rather than sensorless for better throttle control (it sounds like you are anyway).

've got a few trackstar motors and they are great value for money. I've had them...
08-28-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By jgil089

I got my son a Futaba 3PV when he was about 4 and...

I got my son a Futaba 3PV when he was about 4 and its worked out really well. He's 7 now, back then he had a couple of Tamiyas and now races 10th buggies and onroad and the 3PV is plenty good enough...
08-20-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 375,077
Posted By jgil089

What motor do you run in Aus which is...

What motor do you run in Aus which is overpowered? I've just picked up a FF04 Evo as FF is getting some traction here in NZ as a fun class and it seems to be 21.5T, but no official rules. I went...
08-15-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By jgil089

My 7yo son has a HB413 and Ae B6D, both of which...

My 7yo son has a HB413 and Ae B6D, both of which I bought secondhand. I turn the EPA down on his Futaba 3PV so he doesn't really break anything, although I have stripped and rebuilt both cars. I run...
08-13-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By jgil089

So they are wearing out not breaking? I broke a...

So they are wearing out not breaking? I broke a bunch of plastic fans, then switched to Surpass alloy ones and haven't broken one yet. This is on offroad dirt stock class racing. Never had a plastic...
08-13-2020, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 888,070
Posted By jgil089

Have you seen the TT02 top deck from...

Have you seen the TT02 top deck from fibre-lyte.co.uk? It was designed by thercracer, not sure if the SR is different to the standard or S though?
Forum: Rookie Zone
08-10-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By jgil089

You can use NiMH, or get a round case lipo which...

You can use NiMH, or get a round case lipo which looks like the old NiMH. I had both, the NiMH finally died and I haven't bothered replacing them. I bought a dual charger so can charge 2 batteries at...
07-27-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 608,717
Posted By jgil089

First time out with the TA07 in a long time. It...

First time out with the TA07 in a long time. It started out as a Pro but its closer to an R now, and has an Exotek RS7 chassis too. It was running really well so i'm happy with the car, but I had a...
Forum: Rookie Zone
07-23-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By jgil089

A lot of radios will do it, the Flysky GT3C seems...

A lot of radios will do it, the Flysky GT3C seems to be a popular choice and they're pretty cheap.

I ended up getting my son a Futaba 3PV as its quite a small radio and he has small hands. Its...
07-21-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,290
Posted By jgil089

My go to for racers is either the Savox 1258TG...

My go to for racers is either the Savox 1258TG (perferred if a standard size fits ok) or the 1251MG if I need a low profile servo. There are better out there, but these are fast and strong enough...
07-15-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By jgil089

Check out the HTRC C240. Its a dual charger, 240w...

Check out the HTRC C240. Its a dual charger, 240w power, 10a charge rate, charge up to 6s batteries (I think, not looking at the specs right now). I bought 1 6 months ago as its cheap with great...
07-05-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,449
Posted By jgil089

I have thought about this too, but would build a...

I have thought about this too, but would build a tennis court in the backyard (not this house, next house which should have enough land) and buy the lane barriers like many clubs use to make up a...
Forum: Rookie Zone
07-04-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By jgil089

How much had you run the motor? You said its new,...

How much had you run the motor? You said its new, was the whole use a few short throttle blips? It may be faulty, I've had one that would start to spew out smoke after a few seconds, but if I just...
06-30-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By jgil089

The XV01 is primarily a rally car, but there is a...

The XV01 is primarily a rally car, but there is a touring car version of it too. I don't have one but a lot of people rave about them. They are a lot more expensive than the TT02 though.

None of...
06-13-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,079
Posted By jgil089

Yep 60amp is fine for a 17.5T touring car. I've...

Yep 60amp is fine for a 17.5T touring car. I've heard a lot of different theories about how the ESC amps matter, but basically the ESC is a conduit, it doesnt push current into a motor or anything. A...
06-12-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,217
Posted By jgil089

I'm in the same boat, the V4S isn't holding me...

I'm in the same boat, the V4S isn't holding me back. The only reason for a new motor is for a new car, my son has now got a second car so I can either put a really old motor in it for him, or buy...
06-11-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,217
Posted By jgil089

Do you run the V5R? Is it that much better than...

Do you run the V5R? Is it that much better than the V4S? They have the V4S for AUD80 vs AUD135 for the V5R - is it worth the extra?
06-11-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,217
Posted By jgil089

I run the V4S and need another motor but can't...

I run the V4S and need another motor but can't find the V5 anywhere to buy. Anyone know where I cam buy them?
06-08-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 888,070
Posted By jgil089

Are they from the DF02 buggies? They look like...

Are they from the DF02 buggies? They look like it. I use them in my TT02B and just needed the diff housing from the DF02 and the outdrives, dogbones etc all worked fine with them. I just had to file...
06-07-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 608,717
Posted By jgil089

I should have also asked this question when...

I should have also asked this question when asking about the carbon upgrades. Is the TRF420 suspension upgrade worthwhile? Its for a TA07 Pro with the Exo RS7 conversion and mainly racing on...
06-06-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 608,717
Posted By jgil089

Thanks for the feedback, Exotek it is. I run on...

Thanks for the feedback, Exotek it is. I run on asphalt or a weird carpet that isn't high grip so it should be perfect
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