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Need to go faster! Ofna LX1e / Mamba Monster

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Old 07-13-2012, 04:45 PM
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Default Need to go faster! Ofna LX1e / Mamba Monster

So I am looking for more speed. Would like to hit 80ish MPH. What do i need to do/buy?

What i currently have:
- Ofna LX1e
- Mamba Monster 2200kv / esc
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Old 07-13-2012, 04:58 PM
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What are your temps like? If they're under 140 degrees, then I would think it's safe to go up to 6s. That should get you pushing 70mph, but that's just an estimate.
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Old 07-13-2012, 05:01 PM
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Not sure on the temps.

What do i need to check those?
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A temp gun. But what you need is. A 6s Battery or Dual 3s lipos. 22 pinion. and that's about it
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Old 07-13-2012, 06:54 PM
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What is the stock pinion? Where can i buy a 22t? Will it work with my stock spur gear?

Also is there any upgrades i can buy for this buggy?
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I think it's a 14t that comes with it. And yes it will work with the stock spur. And you find pinions at tower hobbies or any rc hobby website really, makes sure the pinion is for a 5mm shaft.. And I wouldnt upgrade anything until you break it
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:15 PM
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Ok sounds good. Where can parts be bought for this thing? I noticed im missing the rear 2 screws on the steering servo and cant find anything searching google.
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Ofna's site is the best place to find every part for that thing
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Would i benefit from a 22t on my 4s batt speed wise until i go 6s?
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I just counted mine and it looks to be 26t[X(]
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What!. are you sure? if that's the case you should be going way faster on 4s. get a good 6s battery as your next choice. then go from there if it isn't fast enough for ya
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Yea 26t im going to go over my esc settings today and run again
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just re-programmed the ESC, going to run it again in a few.
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Got 59mph this run. Cycle 5 on new battery.
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61.1 think all shes got on 4s
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well next step is 6s. But for that gearing it doesn't seem all too right. just cycle the batt more and find out what tooth # the spur is
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well i flipped it at about 60 into a curb and sent it sailing. Buggy is a hot mess. Pulled all my electronics, think im going to grab a LX2e now
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well i flipped it at about 60 into a curb and sent it sailing. Buggy is a hot mess. Pulled all my electronics, think im going to grab a LX2e now
Do you have pictures of the carnage? Where are you running it at, on your street?
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Yeah i wanna see the broken buggy. And i ordered an LX2e a couple days ago. It should be a sweet buggy
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