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Battery advice for 87' Traxxas Cat


Old 06-14-2019, 09:20 AM
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Anyone know a suitable modern day replacement batt for an 87' Traxxas Cat.New to all this&dont want to damage Her.Thanks
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Old 06-14-2019, 09:58 AM
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any standard 6 cell nimh will work just fine can find them all over amazon for cheap

or if you want lipo i run these in all my vintage tamiya/rc10s/rct that require the older round stick pack style
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0791W1TKP/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0791W1TKP/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

but if your running lipo on older electronics you will also need these
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07BQWSXC4/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07BQWSXC4/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Old 06-14-2019, 12:15 PM
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you have a few options.. you can go with a modern 6 cell pack.so you can use your old school charger or you can build your own 6 cell nimh..or you can go to a 2 cell lipo id go to a soft pack so it will fit in chassis battery slot a new lipo charger will be needed .not sure if the cat has Tamiya plug or ?,,lube motor bushing and all bearing on the old girl b4 using or bushing
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