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Old 10-27-2016, 02:04 PM
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Default JLB 1:10 Cheetah brushless truggy mini review run!

Here is the first of a bunch of running videos, this is the maiden run, I have a ton of great footage with some huge jumps and crashes coming soon too!


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iz7EKLxRbzc
Check it out here: https://goo.gl/clztXO


PT2 Maiden run impressions


Maiden run of the fast Cheetah from JLB. This is a very well built truck, and its crazy fast, my radar gun had a best of 52mph, with a few 48 and 46mph runs.


And it is tough, I had too much footage for one video, so there will be a couple more, besides its explosive power, its STRONG, I botched a number of jumps, one landing it inverted on top of a jump, nothing broke ever!


Run times are great, I figure 18-20min how I drive, I do recommend two things, 1 adjust the wheelie bar down farther, it helps some on flipping over on wheelies. 2 Check the main gear mesh, mine had a tight spot, you can hear it in the video, it doesnt do that anymore.


The esc is not waterproof, after hitting a couple puddles on accident it had moisture in it, but it does still work, I took it apart and cleaned it, and had to put some stronger tape under it.


After run impressions:


Very happy with this truck! I would recommend it.


PLUS:
- BIG!
- Powerful
- 3s lipo included
- Great suspension
- Well packaged
- Great run time
- FAST!! Radared at 52mph, with 48 and 46mph backup runs!!
- Flexibility with the transmitter adjustments


MINUS:
- One led headlight didnt work on mine
- Toe out on the steering, easy fix though
- Not waterproof esc
- Drive gear cover is not sealed well, so stuff gets in there, but it
does have metal gears so not a huge issue
- I had to adjust the gear mesh on the motor






Main Features:
2.4GHz transmitter power ensures the strong anti-jamming capability.
Waterproof electrical parts make the whole car can show itself in all weathers and on any terrain
4 wheel drive design with brushless motors and ESC
Large torque can help the rally car show more on the ground
1 : 10 Scale and inside simulation design give you a great surprise
Strong cantilever and linkage end structure
All metal skeleton strengthen it for prevent crashing
3.84kg heavy design with low 62mm ride height ensures its stability
Suitable for indoor racing and curves
1 : 8 19mm twisted tooth hydraulic shock absorbers
Encircle metal motor base keeps motors from sands
Big foot matches standard 17mm adapter for any terrains
Adjustable oil metering housing


Specifications:
Brand: JLB
Item: Cheetah
Type: 1 / 10 4 Wheel Drive Big Foot RC Car
Version: RTR / Ready-to-run
Size: 500 x 390 x 205mm
Ride Height: 62mm
Torque: 310mm
Running Weight: 3.84kg
Battery: 11.1V 4000mah 30C Waterproof Li Battery
Motor: 3670 2500KV Brushless Waterproof Motor
Servo: 40g Waterproof, 15kg / cm, 0.15 sec / 60 Degree
ESC: Waterproof Brushless Non-inductive, Continuous Current 80A
Transmitter: 2.4GHz 2 Channel Gun Transmitter
Charger: 2S - 3S AC 1 A Balance Charger
Control Distance: About 100m
Charging Time: 6 - 7 Hour
Flying Time: About 35min
Speed: 70 - 80 km/h
Control Battery: 4 x 1.5V AA Battery ( Not Included )
Function: Turn Left / Right, Forward / Backward, Head Up, Flip
Specifications
General
Brand: JLB
Type: RC Cars
Features: Radio Control
Functions: Flip,Forward/backward,Head Up,Turn left/right
Material: ABS,Electronic Components,Metal,Plastic
Primary Technical Info
Remote Control: 2.4GHz Wireless Remote Control
Channel: 2-Channels
Mode: Mode 2 (Left Hand Throttle)
Detailed Control Distance: About 100m
Transmitter Power: 4 x 1.5V AA (not included)
Car Power: Built-in rechargeable battery
Racing Time: About 35mins
Dimension and Weight
Product weight: 3.840 kg
Package weight: 6.105 kg
Product size (L x W x H): 50.00 x 39.00 x 20.50 cm / 19.69 x 15.35 x 8.07 inches
Package size (L x W x H): 58.00 x 42.00 x 26.00 cm / 22.83 x 16.54 x 10.24 inches
Package Contents
Package Contents: 1 x RTR RC Car, 1 x Battery, 1 x Charger(with Cable),1 x Remote Controller
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An awesome truggy for the run if asked .I got the Cheetah V2 Zombie and a Bison

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And loving it.
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I have recently become quite intrigued with the Cheetah, but I'm hesitant because I am not used to buying inexpensive rigs from the "lesser" Chinese manufacturers (no offense intended). I'm used to Tekno, Team Associated, Arrma, etc. However, they are SO expensive that I'm starting to look for better values. Is there any LONG-TERM evidence that the Cheetah can handle regular abuse and have the parts available for normal maintenance.
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I hate to say it, and it's a shame RCU does not' get much use these days. RC Groups has a couple of really nice threads on Cheetah, Bison, Zombie, etc., etc., etc. All the super low budget RCs get attention over there .
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