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    batteries?

    ok, battery question. lets say we have the stock batteries 1 2 3 and 4. can you paralell 1-2 and 3-4 then series 1-2 and 3-4? Thanks

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    You can run them in series or parallel if you have the correct adapter and gear the car correctly

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    If they are of the same brand, construction (nimh or lipo) and power output then yes. Taking your words of stock batteries, you could parallel or series 1 & 3 and 2 & 4 or 1 & 4 and 2 & 3, etc.
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    no,no,no. restart. i must not have stated it clearly. ok we have four of the stock batteries, 2 paralell connectors and one series connector. ok, so, lets say i use one paralell battery connector on 2 batteries and the other paralell connector on the other 2 batteries.so right now i have 4 batteries paralelled with 2 connectors but still not connected to the esc. ok now can i use the series connector to connect the 4 packs? the esc can handle that right? i know i will need to make some chassis mods but no biggy. please respond if you understand what im saying

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    The way I read it he wants to run both parallel and series at the same time...
    as in there would be 4 batteries on the RC connected with 3 harnesses.

    Am I reading it wrong?
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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    I know exactly what you're trying to ask. I don't see why you wouldn't be able to do it. When you're driving your MERV with 14.4V flowing through it for like 20 minutes, the electronics have a much higher likeliness of overheating and shutting down. Watch your temps!

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    alright thanks!

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    where areyou going to mount another 2 batteries? sounds like a dumb idea..... lots of extra weight and stress that it doesnt need to deal with..... just get 2 good quality 3s lipos and run them in paralell, you will get way more out of that setup than your 4 ghetto rigged batteries

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    good call jimbo

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