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Old 08-03-2003, 12:19 AM
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Default Which replacement servo for T-maxx?

I have a T-maxx 2.5. It still has the standard servos for steering and brake (I removed reverse & installed FOC kit, so no reverse servo). Which servo should I buy to replace the steering servo. The servo is obviously underpowered that comes with it, it can't turn the wheels when sitting still, and I would like to get some more speedy / powerful turning.

Recommendations anyone??
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Default Which replacement servo for T-maxx?

the best replacement would be a new savage . J/k try a hitec ultra tourqe servo i have 1 one my savage and it will turn the wheals when the trucks stoped. they run about $40.
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Default Which replacement servo for T-maxx?

Do you have a price limit? If you want one for cheap, the Cirrus CS-80 has 130 oz of torque versus the 80 that is in the stocker.

If you want to replace them with quality units, I recommend the JR Z590m for throttle and the JR Z8550 for steering. I have had Airtronics 94358 servos, two of them actually, and both failed on me. I had to combine parts to make one good servo, so I no longer will buy those servos. I will only buy JR and Futaba servos now.
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Default Which replacement servo for T-maxx?

Stocker? 80? No way! That thing prolly does 60.

that thing has no power man.

The hitec 625/5625s are GREAT. IF you want premium look at the 5925. AWESOME servo.. but a tad expensive.. 80 bucks.

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Default Which replacement servo for T-maxx?

I actually hate Hitec servos. They aren't very nice and fail frequently. I only buy JR and Futaba because everything else has failed!
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I am considering buying a new radio. I have been thinking maybe I should just replace all radio gear so I get a better radio with end point adjustments & such. I am thinking about the Airtronics MX-3 - I am leaning towards getting it. However, the hitech aggressor CRX looks good to. What are your thoughts? Do they come with good enough servos to replace the stockers? Will I get the steering power & such?
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Default Which replacement servo for T-maxx?

I don't like the Hitec (too expensive) or the MX-3 (quality is cheap IMO). I would get an XR3i or XR2i, maybe even the XS3. All three of those systems come with an 85 oz steering servo (very dependable) and one standard Z270 servo. I have used these two servos a lot and I like them both. I have never had a JR servo fail on me.
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I agree, after researching hitec is too expensive, airtronics not preferred either. I am actually leaning towards Futaba at this point. Where would I research JR radios? What is better Futaba or JR, seems like Futaba is the best based off the pros using them. also, which radio / servo combo is recommend for what I am trying to accomplish? I would like to keep cost under $200.00 Preferrebly $150 or less.
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For what you are looking for, get the JR radios.

Futaba is good, but they are really for high end stuff. I don't think you would need something that high end, but that's up to you. I race and bash and I think my XR2 has everything I need. The XR3i has even more features, and I think that it would be good for you.
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