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Which combo for firestorm? Flux, Castle SCT 3800KV, VXL, hobbywing, or?

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Old 05-20-2012, 10:01 AM
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Default Which combo for firestorm? Flux, Castle SCT 3800KV, VXL, hobbywing, or?

I am going to be buying an HPI firestorm here shortly. Debating on buying a used Firestorm brushed and putting my own brushless system in it or just buying a brand new Firestorm FLUX.

I found a used Castle SCT 3800kv combo, SCT edition for $100. Could also get a VXL from probly $100-130. Not sure about hobbywing, but I hear that's an option. I'm strictly going to be bashing on 7-8cell NIMH or 2S lipo. I'd like something that I don't have to worry about overheating all the time. I'd also like good torque to pull wheelies, yet still have good top speed
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:17 AM
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Default RE: Which combo for firestorm? Flux, Castle SCT 3800KV, VXL, hobbywing, or?

Cant go wrong with castle stuff. They have pretty decent customer service.
The Hobbywing/Hobby King stuff your pretty much on your own. You get what you pay for dont let anyone else tell you otherwise.
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:51 AM
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You think I should go with the stock firestorm flux that has the 4800kv 4-pole motor and rebranded castle esc? I'm mainly concerned about overheating with the higher 4800kv motor. Had a VXL stampede that never had any overheating issues
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Default RE: Which combo for firestorm? Flux, Castle SCT 3800KV, VXL, hobbywing, or?

I would start fresh with a new flux. And run the 2S in it
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Castle 1410 kills VXL.
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