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Old 08-19-2014, 11:14 AM
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TRUGGY : Serpent 811 Cobra Truggy Electric Conversion (Using Serpent kit)
STR SERVO : Hitec 7950TH
Motor: Tekin T8 4038 2000kv
RADIO : Futaba 4PLS
WHEELS: Whatever I have

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Old 12-16-2014, 01:36 PM
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OFNA / HoBao Hyper 10TT
Motor: 3650M EZrun 4300kv
ESC: HW EZrun 35A
Servo: Hitec 5625
Tires: ProLine Gladiators
Diff Fluids F/M/R: 5K/5k/3k
Shocks: 30wt fluid. Moved lower shock mounting to outside hole F&R.
Droop: Lowered front end a couple mm

Mods: Removed rear sway bar. Added T-Bone Racing front & rear bumpers (stopped suspension arm breakage). Replaced steering knuckles and rear hub carriers with billet aluminum units from Integy. (The pieces are actually pretty good)


My first Truggy! And first 4wd. Nice size for my smallish work bench. Wow, is 4wd so much easier to drive! My buddy got one too (we've been racing each other with Evaders) and our door-to-door, lead-swappin' racing has gotten SO much better and more fun! We're both running the EZrun setups, which are surprisingly powerful enough to push the cars over 35mph. Indeed, this system is spec'd for this car. May one day get another Castle ESC to see what my old Castle motor would do in it. LOVE this car tho.
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Old 12-17-2014, 08:04 AM
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That's a nice looking little truggy EXT2Rob. Glad I'm not the only who considered putting led's on a truggy, haven't gotten around to it though. No pics of mine right now but here's the specs

Losi 8ight-t 2.0
Losi electric conversion kit
Tekin RX8 Gen1
Tekin T8 2000kv Truggy motor
Hitec HS-7955TG servo
Losi tires and wheels right now
15k/100k/10k F/C/R diff fluids

I love brushless 1/8 scale stuff, the power is so much fun. Buggies and truggies are just so precise and nimble which adds to the fun. The throttle response of the sensored Tekin setup is so smooth. It gets run mostly on 4s around the yard but I throw in a 5s once in a while to make it more mental.
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Old 12-17-2014, 08:53 AM
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Thanks, Maj! It's small compared to the other truggies here, but I liked that it was about the same scale as the Evaders I learned on, so it didn't take up my whole work space, and, it uses the same motor system I used in the Evaders, same wheel sizes, and same battery packs. I really like that the thing is designed just like the 8th-scale trucks, with sturdy aluminum shock towers and suspension arm hinge-pin retainers, aluminum chassis and motor mount, and aluminum shocks with rubber boots. It's really tough in that regard. I did find that it needed T-Bone Racing front and rear bumpers. Kept breaking suspension arms in bad crashes. Once the bumpers were installed, no more breakage. Bought the car as a roller from Nitrohouse for $189, fully assembled, minus electronics. (I think it's about $220 now.) I'm impressed with the OFNA / HoBao quality.

Yeah, the lights are pretty cool for when we reach the end of our race day and twilight is setting in. The lights really help with being able to judge the car's attitude in the murky light. My race buddy made us each a custom light set and wire harness. It's usually the most fun battery pack of the day!

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Old 12-17-2014, 11:23 AM
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Your welcome. I've been tempted by the 10tt many times. But big 1/8 power systems is what I know and love, it's hard to stray from that. The 4wd is probably making you feel the same way.

I used to think lights were cheesy, then I put a set on for my nephew and drove it. They provide a useful reference point in any light but they are cool come dusk.

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Old 08-02-2015, 11:15 PM
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Hi guys I've just been given a rc nitro truggy and the lad said it's a "kyosho ultima st roller" is this a model because I'm not sure? Please help thanks
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Yes, there IS such a model. Got a picture to post?
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