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01-10-2016, 04:52 PM
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Posted By RENOV8R

I've driven the 22-4 and have the D413. The only...

I've driven the 22-4 and have the D413. The only way I can describe what I've experienced is the Losi seems very smooth, almost sluggish. The 413 on the other hand seems edgy, like it's always on...
01-10-2016, 04:45 PM
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Posted By RENOV8R

That's just the way they are. It won't affect...

That's just the way they are. It won't affect anything.
01-09-2016, 05:34 PM
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Posted By RENOV8R

SMC's are now sold by BegoRacing out of Quebec. ...

SMC's are now sold by BegoRacing out of Quebec. Cheap shipping and no exchange rate!
01-09-2016, 04:22 PM
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Posted By RENOV8R

Ran a full season with a Gen 2 6.5. Very little...

Ran a full season with a Gen 2 6.5. Very little wear, certainly not enough to warrant changing them. Really, the only wear items for me were bearings.
01-07-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By RENOV8R

Like most RC's you will have to remove the...

Like most RC's you will have to remove the bulkhead (or in some cases the differential) but as someone new to the hobby, this is a great way to learn how your car operates. A couple tips to help you...
01-05-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By RENOV8R

The only time you want to discharge to 0% is when...

The only time you want to discharge to 0% is when you want to post something cool on Youtube. LOL. I put mine in storage at 3.8 V so you're about right. .2 V difference isn't a huge deal but if...
Forum: Rookie Zone
12-30-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By RENOV8R

Lipos are more compact, lighter, more powerful...

Lipos are more compact, lighter, more powerful and have more run time than a comparable Nimh. Unless the class you are running specifies Mimh only, do yourself a favor and pick up a coupleLipos
12-28-2015, 03:03 PM
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Posted By RENOV8R

It's not the quality of the truck I'm diputing,...

It's not the quality of the truck I'm diputing, it's the fact that it's a clone. Companies like LOsi, HPI, etc. spend 10's if not hundreds of thousands of dollars on R&D, then companies like KM....
Forum: Rookie Zone
12-28-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,606
Posted By RENOV8R

I don't find this funny, but the term ...

I don't find this funny, but the term "replacement smoke" was. I'm sure just about everyone hear has done this once, lesson learned. Cheer up, you didn't lose an eye, just an ESC
12-27-2015, 10:56 AM
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Views: 2,970
Posted By RENOV8R

Good luck with that. When things start breaking,...

Good luck with that. When things start breaking, don't forget to replace them with genuine Losi parts
Forum: Rookie Zone
12-22-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,390
Posted By RENOV8R

I always keep something for when someone drops in...

I always keep something for when someone drops in and wants to try one of my "toys" Had a Losi Mini8 for a while but found the ride height was a little too low for bashing and fairly fragile. Picked...
12-22-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,539
Posted By RENOV8R

Wish I had some extra cash kicking around. For...

Wish I had some extra cash kicking around. For anybody thinking about getting into 1/5 scale and don't know much about it, this is an awesome deal for a VERY nice truck
12-22-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By RENOV8R

Yes, some guys "zap" them. This seems to be...

Yes, some guys "zap" them. This seems to be pretty common in 17.5 blinky class where everyone is on a pretty level playing field (or are supposed to be) and are looking for that little edge. Funny...
Forum: Rookie Zone
12-21-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By RENOV8R

Funny how trends go. Short Course was huge here...

Funny how trends go. Short Course was huge here a couple years ago. Now they seem to have died off and buggies have taken over. 4wd buggy has had a huge surge
12-20-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By RENOV8R

Well, it's the TX that stores the settings so as...

Well, it's the TX that stores the settings so as long as it has 2 model memory, I guess it's possible. Never really thought about doing this so I'm wondering if you'd have to recalibrate every time....
12-20-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By RENOV8R

Yes, I think it's common for Hitec in general, my...

Yes, I think it's common for Hitec in general, my X4 is the same. But as said above, just get some 1 foot leads. As long as you've got some slack between the battery and the charger there's no issue
Forum: Rookie Zone
12-19-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By RENOV8R

I would find out what tracks are close to you and...

I would find out what tracks are close to you and find out what classes are popular. If you look in the forum index, you'll find track listings for different regional areas. Both vehicles you're...
12-18-2015, 11:40 AM
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Posted By RENOV8R

I've got brakes? Hmmm I'll have to try em out

I've got brakes? Hmmm I'll have to try em out
12-15-2015, 09:45 AM
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Posted By RENOV8R

Could be from overtightening the diff itself, not...

Could be from overtightening the diff itself, not the case.

BTW ceramic bearings and offroad don't mix IMO
12-14-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By RENOV8R

My vote goes for the LaTrax Rally. Easily...

My vote goes for the LaTrax Rally. Easily upgradable to 2S Lipo, hopup parts available and it's just a cool looking car
12-14-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By RENOV8R

Any Audio/Video store has a repair center and...

Any Audio/Video store has a repair center and will have the cap you're looking for. It's also where I get all my shrink tubing, they have every size imaginable.
12-13-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By RENOV8R

I converted my 5SCT to 5B, just got both manuals...

I converted my 5SCT to 5B, just got both manuals and went through them comparing parts. When the R comes out, 90% of the parts will be from B
Forum: Chat Lounge
12-10-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,330
Posted By RENOV8R

LOL I meant November 19th. I tracked it...

LOL I meant November 19th.

I tracked it today, it cleared Canada customs on December 3rd. Customs is in Toronto, which is 2 hours away. So it's not just USPS, they hand off regular mail to...
12-09-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11,778
Views: 1,845,660
Posted By RENOV8R

On second glance, I could be wrong as it's only...

On second glance, I could be wrong as it's only held by 1 screw?
12-09-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11,778
Views: 1,845,660
Posted By RENOV8R

I don't think it's for aerodynamics, it's for...

I don't think it's for aerodynamics, it's for extra strength/rigidity
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