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Forum: RC Car General Discussions 02-20-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 354
Posted By phmaximus
here ya go...to show how old mine is, this is the...

here ya go...to show how old mine is, this is the old build thread from 2013 and its still going strong.... pitty about the thread, all the pics are long gone...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 02-20-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 354
Posted By phmaximus
dammmm,,,, 100 points for effort.... haha. looks...

dammmm,,,, 100 points for effort.... haha. looks like it was fun

I think u are on the right track, 3s is problematic... and looks like u have the parts under control.

I was thinking,,, a big...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 02-20-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 65
Posted By phmaximus
so to summarize.... with out buying a LED...

so to summarize.... with out buying a LED controller u can only have lights that will be always on

best controllers..... depends on how well u can pick things up...
slow learner - ebay has some...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 02-20-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 65
Posted By phmaximus
now u have an idea on why we need a resistor,...

now u have an idea on why we need a resistor, there are some online calculators, if ya cant find them sing out and ill post a link


now.... your 3rd channel has 3 pins. signal,power and negative....
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 02-20-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By phmaximus
it needs to be diagnosed,,,, a good place to...

it needs to be diagnosed,,,, a good place to start is the coil, check out youtube there should be some videos explaining how to re tension them, and then remove the motor and physically check the...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 02-20-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 65
Posted By phmaximus
ummm sorry i don't agree with any of that advice....

ummm sorry i don't agree with any of that advice. I dont wanna argue but I also dont want to see this guy burn out the LED's within a few weeks

have a read through this and if u have any questions...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-28-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By phmaximus
by the very descriptive explanation im very...

by the very descriptive explanation im very confident its broken.....
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-24-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By phmaximus
cheers buddy :) Woohoo, ive got a bit more...

cheers buddy :)

Woohoo, ive got a bit more done... YAY!!!!

The speakers sre now mounted in the doors and so are some reed switch, they will be used to tell the Arduino if the door is ajar, so...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 01-22-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By phmaximus
Digital Instrument cluster

Here guys, this is a little something ive been working on, enjoy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORC72mCy7Xg

https://thumb.ibb.co/dFBs9G/27042911_10155671962876634_1942054216_n.jpg...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 12-20-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By phmaximus
I wouldn't underestimate kids... with a bit of...

I wouldn't underestimate kids... with a bit of practice he will be better than you.. :) :)

but yeah i made that mistake and brought some cheap toy cars and they were horrible. they took forever to...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 11-26-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By phmaximus
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYrd5PyXI48

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYrd5PyXI48
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 11-26-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By phmaximus
oh wow,,, its heaps faster than i thought.... I...

oh wow,,, its heaps faster than i thought.... I think u would need to slow it down with the EPA settings and gear it down to get the torque lower in the rpm range
...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 11-26-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By phmaximus
and IDK much about these,,, but to a kids eye it...

and IDK much about these,,, but to a kids eye it looks more like daddys losi 8ight and are cheap
...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 11-26-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By phmaximus
here bud, this is the WL toys one i...

here bud, this is the WL toys one i referenced..... it awesome... check it out
SCT
https://www.banggood.com/Wltoys-A232-124-2_4G-4WD-Brushed-RC-Short-Course-RTR-p-999867.html?rmmds=search
RALLY...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 11-26-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By phmaximus
here man, the losi range has been discontinued...

here man, the losi range has been discontinued for some time and the 1/24 ones are all 4x4 its the 1/32 micro T and DT thats only 2wd.
but the good news is ECX (horizon hobbies low end brand) has...
Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 11-26-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,269
Posted By phmaximus
Ican3d, that track looks killer.. i too make mine...

Ican3d, that track looks killer.. i too make mine from recycled foam and other products.

here is the final result.

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Forum: 1/16th, 1/18th, Mini & Micro RC Cars 11-26-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,269
Posted By phmaximus
It depends on what servo you are planing to run...

It depends on what servo you are planing to run and if u plan to run lights....

the orlandoo uses a low voltage servo and the 3in1 ESC has a built in voltage step down

but the orlandoo esc does...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 11-22-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By phmaximus
hey guys, just for the Record the Rustler and...

hey guys, just for the Record the Rustler and Bandit differences

main differences
front arms
rear arms
rear sliders
tie rods
bandit does not have front wheel hubs, they are part of the wheel...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 11-16-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By phmaximus
critical people everywhere, at the store at the...

critical people everywhere, at the store at the deli and now on rc universe

why help when ya can put them down and hurt there feelings right???

I hate to say it but an American Bum is in a...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 11-16-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By phmaximus
a nitro crawler... no kidding... ps I...

a nitro crawler... no kidding...

ps I clicked the link :)
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 11-16-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By phmaximus
ummmmm...... Id recommend starting off with...

ummmmm...... Id recommend starting off with something easier... this build would challenge experienced builders. the steering and driveline are definitely not run of the mill.



but..... thats...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 08-25-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By phmaximus
ha awesome... one of these was my first brushless...

ha awesome... one of these was my first brushless conversion...

it had a hard life... first it was a truck then i converted it into a buggy... then i brought some more bits and made a crawler...
Forum: RC Rock Crawlers 08-25-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,247
Posted By phmaximus
Cheers buddy.... but this will be my last post...

Cheers buddy.... but this will be my last post here... i think this forum is dead.... if anyone want to follow the progress ive been posting on other forums with more activity, just google "phmaximus...
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 08-18-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By phmaximus
nice one.... its the best feeling... (new rc car)

nice one.... its the best feeling... (new rc car)
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 08-18-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 9,014
Posted By phmaximus
hahaha, if only.... I like to think I regret some...

hahaha, if only.... I like to think I regret some of the ones ive sold... but... sometimes u just get sick of things and need a change :)

once I had a fair collection of 1/10 to 1/5, now ive only...
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