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05-06-2019, 04:47 PM
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Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

Looks nice wish my wrangler body I printed looked...

Looks nice wish my wrangler body I printed looked that nice

was it done as one piece or multiple?
I had to cut my body I did into 8 pieces to fit on the 3d printer, and it came out kinda meh,...
05-06-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

Sorta like Qwk said Series ADDS(not doubles)...

Sorta like Qwk said
Series ADDS(not doubles) voltages, but keeps the battery capacity the same. If you wire a 2S, and a 3S battery it will be a 5S battery (Keep the current the same) this is the...
04-25-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

Well the TT02b, and DF-02 are quite different the...

Well the TT02b, and DF-02 are quite different the tt02b looks a bit cheaper then the DF-02 as from pics it looks like the diffs unfortunately have plastic gears in it from tamiyas pics where the...
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Views: 718
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

missed this Some examples outside what is said...

missed this
Some examples outside what is said above.
One way to stop wheelies in some MT's like the Stampede 4X4 is put in a center differential. Put one in my stampede to turn it more into a 4wd...
04-21-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

Personally I've always been partial to the Tamiya...

Personally I've always been partial to the Tamiya DF-02 platform(I own 2). Sucks they don't have kits anymore from what I see of it as IMO it was an excellent starter RC. Few minor cheap mods I did...
04-11-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

IMO on-road over drift Personally I'm...

IMO on-road over drift


Personally I'm more of a fan of MT's though as I own quite a few ;) Always been a fan of the Savage(not sure if it is still made as well as it was as I've sorta been out...
03-29-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

won't lie it is an interesting way to do it ...

won't lie it is an interesting way to do it

Potentially you could make it more compact if you switch to gears, but I know on FDM 3d printers they are not the easiest thing to print you would...
03-17-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

As someone that has converted a few nitro RC's to...

As someone that has converted a few nitro RC's to electric the motor mount plate is one of the hardest things to get right. I wasted a lot of money(and do mean wasted I might have well just started...
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

from what I read the VXL is 4000kv anyways...

from what I read the VXL is 4000kv

anyways generally brushless is normally superior for speed runs as you can also go up higher in voltage.
03-10-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

did you try ebay? The Redcat RS8 looks...

did you try ebay?

The Redcat RS8 looks similar to it I couldn't find too good of pics of either though to compare them. They might share the same axle should look for an instruction manual and...
02-28-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 22,642
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

bought some threaded rod, and tubes to make links...

bought some threaded rod, and tubes to make links when my axial chassis rails, and the ball ends I ordered come in.
Also knocked more parts off on my 3d printer, and currently am making some as I...
02-28-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,097
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

I originally had shorter shocks that didn't have...

I originally had shorter shocks that didn't have towers, but found the travel from the shocks made the 2 axles.in the back pointless.
So in truth I'm going for functionality over realistic looks....
02-26-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,097
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

Thanks. My biggest hangup was the body, but now...

Thanks.
My biggest hangup was the body, but now it is starting to come together. Too bad I have to wait till it warms up to work smoothing out the ripples, and spots where it doesn't 100% fit...
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

Won't lie Traxxas does have one thing over other...

Won't lie Traxxas does have one thing over other brands. That is they almost never change anything on their models(outside names, and bodies), and seem to never replace them so parts are very easy to...
02-23-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 22,642
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

Ordered the parts I needed to make another...

Ordered the parts I needed to make another crawler/scaler
Parts Ordered
Most of the parts to make a Wheely King axle(I already had a full axle, and some other parts was cheaper then buying a whole...
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

That made me laugh :D Remember years back when...

That made me laugh :D
Remember years back when I was really hardcore into RC's and we had people who never used a HW ESC would argue till they were blue in the face that they were complete crap as...
02-22-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

My answer is in general, and not for that model...

My answer is in general, and not for that model in particular, but all but 2 is pretty general.

1 dunno about that ESC, but yes it is sound advice to always disconnect the battery when not in use....
02-22-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,097
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

Holy crap it's been over 4 years since I started...

Holy crap it's been over 4 years since I started this project god does the time fly. I gave up making the body from styrene sheets as that was a flop. Turns out I suck at forming the stuff. Also...
Replies: 18
Views: 3,039
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

As someone that has been out of the RC scene for...

As someone that has been out of the RC scene for 3-4+ years what idiotic crap has traxxas sued a place for this time?
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

could always just get the grasshopper tires for...

could always just get the grasshopper tires for the hornet they are ribbed, and last better on concrete, and work somewhat on sand. They also fit on the stock rims.
09-29-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

If you want to make an RC wheelie just put more...

If you want to make an RC wheelie just put more weight near the rear. Use lead weights, or something.

As for taking out driveshafts to make a 2wd as others said not a good idea one thing they...
08-24-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 21,663
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

that one seems easier to modify then the ones...

that one seems easier to modify then the ones I've used in the past for power supplies for various things.
Nice job
08-16-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

You could try PETG, or ABS if your 3d printer...

You could try PETG, or ABS if your 3d printer allows it as those are both stronger then PLA(I use the same PLA you do ;)).

Can't say I've tried it for RC's though I was trying to model a body for...
07-16-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

did you try to adjust the trims on the controller...

did you try to adjust the trims on the controller to center the steering?

As for the chargers that come in the box you will generally get a universal agreement that they suck ass. This is true...
Replies: 10
Views: 5,714
Posted By SyCo_VeNoM

The Merv uses a 370 motor There is a mod to...

The Merv uses a 370 motor
There is a mod to make it use a 540 I only know this as I've done it. To fit it you need the motor mount off a mini summit(most parts are identical between the 2), and the...
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