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Old 01-04-2013, 01:28 PM   #1274
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Originally Posted by WhiteLX View Post
Is it a tub or plate chassis? The plate chassis is pretty easy, just space the top of the battery holder up with some washers and use strapping tape instead of the original end retainers to hold the battery in place. I am working on another solution to replace the end retainers with lipo friendly versions so tape isn't required, but I don't have the materials yet as the car is in pieces for a rebuild. Tub chassis is a different issue since they were designed for rounded edge packs. Not sure what the solution is for those.

I believe with the black gears you should be able to gear it low enough to use brushless, but I won't be able to verify that for a couple weeks.
Unfortunately it's a tub. I see your point about the difficulty; there would be quite a bit of ABS that I'd need to dremel out to fit a square pack.
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