Looks great!Boost13az is purple, I am going orange. I'm happy with the body colour but inordinately, childishly happy with the matching orange wheel nuts . Apart from cosmetics, the only mod is a Ss-40wp servo which really isn't that exciting in photos...
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My dumb ass put it all back together, drop it down, pull the trigger - truck takes off like a bat outa hell! Then rolls to a stop 200 ft away! Gosh darn receiver antenna got wrapped up in the drive cup and rips out! Game over! Put me on the fail list.
Had to order another. I found a spectrum setup for the same price. Should be here by the end of the week. I most definitely will post video when I get it going again.
I was able to use the truck on the stand for quite awhile making last minute adjustments and it never got hot. Actually sounded better than it did stock. According to hpi it shouldn't be an issue with the gear swap. So we'll see when I put a load on it.
BUT yeah, I felt like a big dummy. I must've been excited. Lol
You've sold me on this upgrade. I'll be going to my lhs soon.Omg! I can't wait to get you guys a "fly by" video. this little truck runs like nothing else I've ever owned ! I'm having a hard time keeping 30-40 series 2.8 dirt hawgs on it , had to reglue the rears twice now, that's w no ballooning. May have to get some been locks The esc is holding up great.. Temps are in line with specs. The tbr wheely bar is phenomenal ! I can ride wheelys for days at any throttle position. if this truck did 60mph stock on 3s, I wouldn't be surprised if this one is doing 80mph on 2s! it's that ridiculous.very very very difficult to control . it's almost like you squeeze the trigger and start praying you don't hit anything before you can stop, it's like a hydroplane boat the way it lifts up and rides on the edge of destruction every time you squeeze the throttle.
What's the best way to get a video? I've never made one of my rc's
Check ebay, I think I paid $30 for a brand new hpi warp 5700kv vector motor . if you havnt upgraded just about everything , be prepared to . Lol its pure insanity.. stock up on slipper clutches ! I currently have 2 washers in between the spring and the nut . Works like a charm (start w 1) I have to tighten it after every other 2s pack
On my most recent transmission rebuild (happens a lot with the weak slipper) I added a shim for a total of 3 and I tightened it as far as it will go. I still need to get my hands on the 60t spur.Check ebay, I think I paid $30 for a brand new hpi warp 5700kv vector motor . if you havnt upgraded just about everything , be prepared to . Lol its pure insanity.. stock up on slipper clutches ! I currently have 2 washers in between the spring and the nut . Works like a charm (start w 1) I have to tighten it after every other 2s pack
This is finally done....Pics below. I used white Gorilla tape on the underside of the body. In addition, I did fab sheet metal on the undercarriage for protection. I cut 2+ inches of the antenna tubing too (believe the actual antenna is only a couple inches?). It's still brand new too
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