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Old 10-31-2006, 01:45 PM
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Hey all

My Torpeda Pro (with aluminum upgrades) arrived today (pictures to follow)
I've read alot about not using the stock am radio, and I was going to pull the Futaba out of my electric. I went to pull the receiver from the Torpeda, and noticed it's FM! FM is better than AM, but is stock FM better than a Futaba AM?

The manual included with the buggy is really bad (very little info and bad english) so I'm going to have lots of questions of tuning.
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Old 11-01-2006, 11:05 AM
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Got some pics!
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Great pics man. Thanks for sharing

As for the radio, I'm pretty sure FM will beat AM anytime.
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Old 11-02-2006, 05:28 PM
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Nope, pulling the stock FM and going with my Futaba 2PL. It's AM, but at least I have EPA and dual steering rate. The buggy came with a GWS SO3T servo for the steering and a Himoto H3003. Does anyone know anything about the servos? I can't find any info on them. Wondering if I should replace one with the S3003 that came with my Futaba.

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Hmm the steering servo that originally came with it may be beefier than the s3003. I'm not sure though. You may wanna ask the guys on the 1/8th buggy thread.
For the throttle servo go ahead and use the futaba. It's going to be stronger.
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Old 11-04-2006, 01:16 AM
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Nice. It needs some dirt on it!
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Old 11-07-2006, 12:38 AM
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himotos are awesome except for the electronics thats the first thing i did as soon as i took it out of the box is put all new electronics in it, i highly recomend it
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Ya, already pulled the rx and tx out. Swapped it with my Futaba 2PH AM. I think I'll put the stock FM system on my electric and test it out though.
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yeah that should be great
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