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12-15-2016, 04:28 PM
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Posted By 3DRCRACER

I vote KO also. Toughest servos Iíve ever had....

I vote KO also. Toughest servos Iíve ever had. Going on 5 seasons on 3 servos. Just got 2 new ones just in caseÖÖ...:nod:
10-25-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,731
Posted By 3DRCRACER

In your 12v system, 12v rated motors should be...

In your 12v system,
12v rated motors should be wired in parallel. Reason being is each motor connection is wired directly to the + and - terminals of the battery and receiving the full 12v....
10-23-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,731
Posted By 3DRCRACER

You will have to keep wondering if its "correct"...

You will have to keep wondering if its "correct" without motor ratings. All I can say is safe wiring for those motors is series. If they are under powered, try parallel. If they seem fine like they...
10-22-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,731
Posted By 3DRCRACER

Ohm's law says you are seeing things ;). Each...

Ohm's law says you are seeing things ;). Each resistor will have an equal voltage drop across it and current will be equal. Again, all resistances being equal in this case of course.

If this is...
10-21-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,731
Posted By 3DRCRACER

Unless you are using two different motors, the...

Unless you are using two different motors, the second part of your statement is false. They should still turn at the same speed assuming both motors are equal. You still have a continuous single path...
10-17-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,137
Posted By 3DRCRACER

Yes on the bearings for the tensioner. I used...

Yes on the bearings for the tensioner. I used 5x10's stacked together and never had a problem since. I still have the same two boxes I started this hobby with 8 years ago. About 7 years on those...
08-29-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,208
Views: 1,030,687
Posted By 3DRCRACER

I had to go to Houston Sunday. I didn't find out...

I had to go to Houston Sunday. I didn't find out till Saturday morning. Was hard to leave. My last run (2nd qual) on Saturday was my best in nitro and the car was dialed.
08-29-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4,208
Views: 1,030,687
Posted By 3DRCRACER

I replaced the o-rings with some old ones and...

I replaced the o-rings with some old ones and that solved the problem with diffs leaking.
08-28-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 1,093,589
Posted By 3DRCRACER

I bought the laydown kit and switch between the...

I bought the laydown kit and switch between the standup and laydown transmission on the the laydown chassis. I added the two holes for the waterfall for the standup is all. Other than the depressions...
08-09-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,934
Posted By 3DRCRACER

Agreed. I think I am going to replace the gears...

Agreed. I think I am going to replace the gears and use them as backups. The amount of time on them is huge. I race every weekend and used to practice during the week, a lot. I think I would be...
08-09-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4,208
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Posted By 3DRCRACER

Thanks for the info. I fill these just like I...

Thanks for the info. I fill these just like I have in the past on previous X-ray diffs and never had an issue. I'll try shorting them a little and see if that helps.
08-09-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 102,676
Posted By 3DRCRACER

Awesome! Did OS shave down the rear mounting tab...

Awesome! Did OS shave down the rear mounting tab or did you do that?. All my new cars have required this.
08-07-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,934
Posted By 3DRCRACER

I had the same thing with the Futabas. Was a bad...

I had the same thing with the Futabas. Was a bad time for me and servos. I went through Futaba, Hitec and Savox like they were candy. My last resort were $200+ RSX KO's and I still have them. Been 4...
08-07-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4,208
Views: 1,030,687
Posted By 3DRCRACER

I'm one that will confirm the diffs leaking,...

I'm one that will confirm the diffs leaking, pretty bad too. Has anyone found a o-ring that will work? I checked the manuals and it seems the X-ray numbers haven't changed since the 2014 so I assume...
07-05-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,385
Views: 664,726
Posted By 3DRCRACER

This has been an issue in the past. You can look...

This has been an issue in the past. You can look back in this thread if you want to. The potentiometers are the issue and the easiest solution is send it in to Futaba for warranty. If yours is not in...
06-25-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 1,093,589
Posted By 3DRCRACER

I don't have experience on the exotek since I use...

I don't have experience on the exotek since I use the Losi conversion but I would assume the gear diff should fit the exotek no problem though. I've been using a gear diff almost since I got the car...
06-24-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 1,093,589
Posted By 3DRCRACER

Not all of them.....:nod:

Not all of them.....:nod:
06-19-2016, 06:10 AM
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Views: 186,231
Posted By 3DRCRACER

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06-03-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By 3DRCRACER

i just saw this 5000 pack ...

i just saw this 5000 pack
https://www.amainhobbies.com/team-orion-2s-carbon-pro-ultra-110c-lipo-shorty-battery-7.4v-5000mah-ori14083/p485233

edit Incidentally I can get 10 minutes on a 4200 pack...
05-27-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 1,093,589
Posted By 3DRCRACER

Lol ya. What I said. A conversion for the...

Lol ya. What I said. A conversion for the conversion.;)
05-27-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 1,093,589
Posted By 3DRCRACER

LOL I saw this on Facebook. I haven't even ran my...

LOL I saw this on Facebook. I haven't even ran my laydown conversion yet (tomorrow). New conversion is a conversion for the conversion! Getting hard to keep up!!
05-26-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,479
Views: 565,164
Posted By 3DRCRACER

Any news on arrival of kits? Money in hand!!!! ...

Any news on arrival of kits? Money in hand!!!!

edit never mind, just saw the live Facebook broadcast.
05-24-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 402,163
Posted By 3DRCRACER

I would probably start to isolate things. With...

I would probably start to isolate things. With the diff out of the car, chuck an old dog bone in a drill (cut ball off) and spin up the diff. Get it warm and see if it binds. If it doesn't its...
05-24-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 402,163
Posted By 3DRCRACER

See post above ^^^^^ Remove the shims..

See post above ^^^^^ Remove the shims..
05-20-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 1,093,589
Posted By 3DRCRACER

Gear diff vs ball diff is a personal preference...

Gear diff vs ball diff is a personal preference so I won't comment on that. I have however purchased two of the serpent gear diffs and they are a direct swap other than shimming. Very nice pieces...
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