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06-17-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By wallot

5000+ is safe. I generally charge 1700mah...

5000+ is safe.

I generally charge 1700mah after 5 min qualifier (5+2 minutes) and around 3000 after 10+2 minute finals. Higher capacity, higher current the battery can take, less voltage drop...
06-16-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 149,771
Posted By wallot

Will the new SHDS slipper from 5.0 buggy fit into...

Will the new SHDS slipper from 5.0 buggy fit into the SCT?
11-23-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,197
Posted By wallot

i found on few websites 630grams which is quite...

i found on few websites 630grams which is quite heavy compared to sub 400g radios.
11-23-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,197
Posted By wallot

How heavy is the radio without batteries? Looking...

How heavy is the radio without batteries? Looking for something much lighter than my old EX-10. Thanks
08-27-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By wallot

If it's a standard car stick pack then yes, 4mm...

If it's a standard car stick pack then yes, 4mm bullets
08-22-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 606,159
Posted By wallot

DIffs are the same on all DEX408/DNX408 cars....

DIffs are the same on all DEX408/DNX408 cars. Plastic Spur is a standard part and it is strong. - TDR310207
08-19-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By wallot

raced D8 for 4 years (2 nitro then 2 with V4...

raced D8 for 4 years (2 nitro then 2 with V4 conversion)
Never broke a single part
Handling is fine. Can be setup to be very tame and easy to drive or very aggressive.

Almost every car can be...
08-03-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By wallot

ESC will be ok just one advice - shorter the...

ESC will be ok
just one advice - shorter the wire to the capacitor the better, you can even add several caps in parallel to lower esc temps
08-01-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,985
Posted By wallot

dust gets into the tire through any hole and...

dust gets into the tire through any hole and stays in but since racing tires do not last for too long it does not matter
racing tires do not need taping as they usually have internal ribs

bashing...
06-19-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18,404
Views: 2,125,383
Posted By wallot

why 2WD fronts? I have never seen 4WD running 2WD...

why 2WD fronts? I have never seen 4WD running 2WD fronts as they are very narrow. get standard 4WD fronts (rear are same for 2WD and 4WD)
06-18-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18,404
Views: 2,125,383
Posted By wallot

yellow Mini Pins with pins cut is the most used...

yellow Mini Pins with pins cut is the most used tire on carpet
mini spikes for astroturf
06-08-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,675
Posted By wallot

RS is limited by 7.5T motors and you never want...

RS is limited by 7.5T motors and you never want to run ESC at its limit so you need RS Pro.

I have 7.5T with RS Pro in my DEX410 and until I added second cap, ESC was overheating thanks to limited...
06-08-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,921
Posted By wallot

Used to have D8, now I have DEX408. Its all about...

Used to have D8, now I have DEX408. Its all about finding a setup that works for you. My D8 handled really well, so does DEX408 (I just needed a change) For average driver it does not matter which...
06-06-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 606,159
Posted By wallot

CC 10AMP is more than enough. take RED out...

CC 10AMP is more than enough.

take RED out of ESC (I use short extension with red removed)

solder BEC to ESC input
06-06-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,484
Posted By wallot

we run 3 mains as in any other electric class...

we run 3 mains as in any other electric class (10m for 1/8, 6m for 1/10)
06-05-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 606,159
Posted By wallot

RX8 with soldering posts facing the intake hole...

RX8 with soldering posts facing the intake hole (cut) 2200kv geared 60/19. no fan, never over 6LEDs after 10mins in 30 degree C weather

I have never used a fan on RX8 and it never thermaled.

I ...
06-03-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18,404
Views: 2,125,383
Posted By wallot

i had to add 2mm spacer to move shocks away

i had to add 2mm spacer to move shocks away
04-30-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18,844
Views: 1,843,265
Posted By wallot

these days you can send ESC to the UK for service...

these days you can send ESC to the UK for service (details on tekin webpage)
with 1/8 scale all electronics can fail thanks to the great stress and every precaution must be made to relieve this...
04-21-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18,844
Views: 1,843,265
Posted By wallot

I have been using RX8s without fan (fans and...

I have been using RX8s without fan (fans and offroad do not match well :) ) since they came out and they never thermaled, even in 30+C degree weather during 10min mains. Just a bit of airflow from...
12-11-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By wallot

you need :...

you need : http://www.duratrax.com/tires/images-tires/dtxc3640-b.jpg or similar
12-06-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,703
Posted By wallot

small pin soft compound + hard inserts work the...

small pin soft compound + hard inserts work the best (like for 1/10 scale)

I use AKA gridirons soft with the black inserts and they work great. I did not even had to cut the outer pins
...
12-02-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By wallot

Lipo Should be stored at 50% capacity so 3.85V-4V...

Lipo Should be stored at 50% capacity so 3.85V-4V is about right. But not much will happen if you store them fully charged. Been doing it for 5 years :)
12-02-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,761
Posted By wallot

traxxas does not even have to make any spare...

traxxas does not even have to make any spare parts for the car as if you hit something in 100mph you will have to buy a whole new car. good business model :)
11-30-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,276
Posted By wallot

forget all the shiny RC branded tools. they are...

forget all the shiny RC branded tools. they are overpriced and not comfortable for long use. (HUDY pro tools with plastic handle and O'donnel with orange plastic handle are not bad)

buy tools...
11-21-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18,844
Views: 1,843,265
Posted By wallot

removing timing settings not used when switching...

removing timing settings not used when switching between sensored/dual drive modes in hotwire would be nice as it is confusing for many

however you should really change the soldering posts on...
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