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Old 11-07-2003, 09:22 AM   #1591
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Old 11-07-2003, 01:38 PM   #1592
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Old 11-07-2003, 01:52 PM   #1593
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Thumbs up I'm a believer...

I personally went down to the offices last week to pick up a killer pack of 1.175's. You guys were kind enough to solder them for me (the most professional job I've seen). I only race offroad right now (See my thread "TC3 vs Xray racer") but must report that the batts were amazing. I was able to take 2 seconds off my lap times and the punch and consistancy lasted the whole race...I can't wait to get a few more packs!!!!!

Oh..ever think about sponsoring off road guys like me...there's a whole new group of offroad racers down there at SoCal...I'de be more than willing to spread the gospel on these batts..the proof is in the lap times!!!

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And let's get your batts as popular in offroad as they are onroad!!!
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Old 11-07-2003, 02:26 PM   #1594
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I found out the best way to compare batteries in the "Real World." Not just on paper or a computer screen. Run them in a car with a brushless. You get rid of the possiblities of motor wear etc playing a part in the power. I ran a couple packs of 1.175's from another company and a couple of my 1.165's from Fuku back to back in my brushless XXXT. The fuku's had much more power. Battery power is very noticable in the brushless system because of the consistant motor conditions.
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Old 11-07-2003, 03:06 PM   #1595
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Very very good tip! common sense, that I hadnt' really sensed yet
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Old 11-08-2003, 02:08 AM   #1596
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that's interesting
just reconized that we don't have much off road racers active in this thread, i think the power difference is more noticable in off road conditions as people can easily judge how powerful the cell is by how the cars clear the jumps
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Old 11-08-2003, 06:34 AM   #1597
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Just wanted to say "GOOD LUCK" to all of the Fukuyama guys this weekend. Lay it down!

No racing for me this weekend as I have to work. Next two Sunday's are CLeveland warm-up races........
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Old 11-08-2003, 06:59 AM   #1598
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Actually, battery power is much more critical in on road. Off road you only have so much traction. So you don't want to overpower your car. That's why you don't see guys running 7 & 8 turn motors. You see more 10-12 turn and double and triple winds.
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Old 11-08-2003, 08:06 AM   #1599
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my local track is undergoing a redesigned and it's rumoured that they will dedicate one day to offroad....


it's basically a indoor carpet track...but on sundays they plan to laydown some astro turf and jumps so the offroad guys can play during the winter. it should be interesting as the Mini XT seems to be the favorite class pending!


It's been awhile but I'm finally going racing again...I'll be at Trackside Raceway, WI this sunday! Can't wait...my packs have been sitting so I cycled them so they would be fresh for the day.

Should be a great day of racing in that many sponsored drivers race there on a regular basis.


pics to follow.
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Nexus, what class will you be running at Trackside? I'll be there and I should be running 12th scale and stock or 19t sedan. I have one of the very few xrays there, so I shouldn't be too hard to spot. My sedan is blue drips, purple, and a clear wing. You might see my Fukuyama cells also. Stop by and say HI.

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Old 11-08-2003, 09:44 AM   #1602
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I know you run, or have run the Integy 16x5v6 before, so I would like to ask you this. I charge my packs, and at the end it says charging complete, but says E3576mAh for my 3300's. Now thats a good thing for the capacity, but why the error? Is it because I have the setting set at 950mAh to prevent the trickle charge?

Any help would be appreciated.

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BTW offroad guy here running the Fuku packs. I cant wait to try my 2 new 1.171's today. Cant wait till my other 4 packs come either!

These packs are a little much for 2wd Im sure, but for 4WD they should be absolutely awesome.
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Old 11-08-2003, 09:58 AM   #1603
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Yeah, batteries aren't that huge of a deal with off road usually but they should feel awesome in the 4wd. I haven't had a chance to run a 4wd buggy yet (as soon as the XXX4G+ is out, I'm buying myself a Christmas present ) but from what I understand, it's like driving a sedan that can jump.
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Old 11-08-2003, 10:04 AM   #1604
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Its allready out, and its a beautiful thing! Run to the Hobby Shop! Actually there are some killer deals on ebay for NIB ones!

Item # 3154782362 $299.99 $15- ship
Item # 3154715643 $319.95 Free ship
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Old 11-08-2003, 10:30 AM   #1605
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Man, how am I going to swing this before I buy my wife her Xmas I just finished telling her we need to try and keep it to a budget this year
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