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    Which rear carriers are you running mate ? ...

    Which rear carriers are you running mate ?

    Interested in how much toe-in you have in those pics

    Cheers
  2. My figures are theoretical with stock sized...

    My figures are theoretical with stock sized (3.15") tires and no ballooning

    The tires will balloon and increase the top speed

    39mph with stock gearing would need tires with approx a 4.0" diam
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    Those tires look very close to the chassis at the...

    Those tires look very close to the chassis at the rear

    If they balloon at all it wouldnt be good

    Cheers
  4. Not quite mate, with stock 28/50 gearing 2s -...

    Not quite mate, with stock 28/50 gearing

    2s - 31 mph
    3s - 47 mph

    Car will feel more responsive with a higher voltage as the motor spools faster


    Cheers
  5. Thread: half power

    by crusey_temp
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    If your in nimh mode then it is shutting down due...

    If your in nimh mode then it is shutting down due to a high temperature

    Change your gearing

    Cheers
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    I tried a set of the Proline Slicers on my car...

    I tried a set of the Proline Slicers on my car just for kicks

    As expected the turning was steering improved but as suggested they offered no grip under power, great for the 2wd Slash

    Cheers
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    Login Issues

    Howdy Folks,

    Wondering if there is a reason I am constantly having site login issues

    My original login was crusey_aus

    My most recent username was crusey, created this when crusey_temp got...
  8. Thread: half power

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    Should only run a lipo with the ESC in nimh mode...

    Should only run a lipo with the ESC in nimh mode if you have some other form of LVC protection

    Cheers
  9. Thread: half power

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    If you are in nimh mode (red light hard on) then...

    If you are in nimh mode (red light hard on) then you will not see the LVC cut in

    Different LED sequence when in lipo mode (green light hard on)

    Slow blinking LED - LVC Condition
    Fast blinking...
  10. Thread: half power

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    Is the ESC hot ? If you are in nimh mode then...

    Is the ESC hot ?

    If you are in nimh mode then it wont be the LVC

    Cheers
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    A decent charger will charge an empty pack (empty...

    A decent charger will charge an empty pack (empty as in 20% capacity left in it, resting voltage of 3.7v / cell) in around an hour

    Charge current will always drop off at the end of the cycle as...
  12. Will read 12.6v straight off the charger but...

    Will read 12.6v straight off the charger but voltage will drop immediately under load

    If you have your LVC set for 3.4v / cell (10.2v) when it cuts in the resting voltage will still be 3.7v / cell...
  13. My guess would be that the rev limiter is not set...

    My guess would be that the rev limiter is not set exactly the same in every ESC

    Even a parallel pair of top notch 3s packs will sag to under 11v under a 50 amp load

    Higher 'c' rated packs...
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    What brand of batteries ? What brand of...

    What brand of batteries ?

    What brand of charger / balancer ?

    Cheers
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    Traxxas sell alum wheels (red or blue) with...

    Traxxas sell alum wheels (red or blue) with rubber tires

    Cheers
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    Have you actually kept a log of your charging...

    Have you actually kept a log of your charging cycles and tried to claim one on warranty ?

    If a pack costs $15 do you really care if you get 300 cycles out of it ?

    As I said earlier, for those...
  17. Its not the extra current that causes it to hit...

    Its not the extra current that causes it to hit the rev limiter

    Higher 'c' rated packs will hold a higher voltage under load

    ESC rev limiter is 50,000 rpms

    Assuming the stock kv rating of...
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    They are harder to find these days, think I paid...

    They are harder to find these days, think I paid $50 a pair for the shocks, in addition I used

    D8T longer shock ends for rear
    Kyosho shock retainers for front (shortens length)
    Grey springs...
  19. Tower will be the cheapest if you join the super...

    Tower will be the cheapest if you join the super saver club and use the savings coupon

    Cheers
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    Why are they a higher quality pack ? Because MA...

    Why are they a higher quality pack ? Because MA tells you they are ?

    Compare a $15 ***** with a $50 MA pack

    Test both with a wattmeter..........what do you think the outcome will be ?
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    Depends which Traxxas TX you have, there are...

    Depends which Traxxas TX you have, there are numerous versions all with different capabilities

    If you have the "link" system then it will work with any "link" RX

    Cheers
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    I have used MA packs before and they work well ...

    I have used MA packs before and they work well

    Problem is the price the charge compared to other options on the market

    Their latest super packs with unfounded claims of 150c discharge are just...
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    Get some Traxxas 7171 dish wheels and the 2.2...

    Get some Traxxas 7171 dish wheels and the 2.2 buggy rear tire of your choice, to match your track surface

    Cheers
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    Best performing packs for the larger motors are...

    Best performing packs for the larger motors are the boost brand from got2gorc.com

    Cheers
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    If you are running a single pack then your...

    If you are running a single pack then your battery will not be up to it, parallel packs may help

    I suggest you buy some better packs and throw more voltage at it

    Cheers
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