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Old 11-08-2007, 04:17 PM
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Hey guy,
I've been busting my butt working over the past 3 months and I have set aside $50 to spend on my Revo. What should I get for it?
It's completely stock except for:

* RDL alum. carriers
* RPM arms
* Silver rate shocks
* Badhorsie black shock covers
* Team Losi 50wt shock oil
* 30K diff fluid
* Durabro clip retainers
* Nova diff cups,
* Nova 3 shoe clutch
* Mugen 1.1mm springs, I have 1.0mm springs too
* Hpi Savage 3 shoe fly wheel and clutch
* Bowtie tires
* New Era Evolution Big Block kit, (not for long)
* Mach 427, spin start backplate
* custom linkage in progress
* Losi HT pipe,
* Ofna 1600mah receiver pack,
* FOC, Single Servo mod: Hs-5645mg steering, Hs-645mg throttle, Pro-line steering Arm, Hitec alum. servo arm,
* Dynamite Micro FailSafe,
* orange antenna tube and fuel line,
* & Dynamite Big Daddy fuel filter.

lol. Just messing with ya, it's modified. I need a new body, but I also might want some Tekno stuff. What do you guys think I should get? I'm a basher.
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Old 11-08-2007, 04:24 PM
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For around $50 you can get the Tekno RX/Battery/Fuel tank conversion and a new tank (if you have a single steering servo) and the throttle/brake servo mount.
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Old 11-08-2007, 04:49 PM
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For around $50 you can get the Tekno RX/Battery/Fuel tank conversion and a new tank (if you have a single steering servo) and the throttle/brake servo mount.
So I should get that over a new body? What are the benefits? Also, I want a JR radio...
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For one, it allows you to put on a larger tank. I have the Mugen MBX5T tank that is 160cc (stock is 125cc) or, the ultimate basher tank, there is the Ofna 250cc tank. IMO I would save up and get a better radio first...you won't regret it.
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For one, it allows you to put on a larger tank. I have the Mugen MBX5T tank that is 160cc (stock is 125cc) or, the ultimate basher tank, there is the Ofna 250cc tank. IMO I would save up and get a better radio first...you won't regret it.
Cool. Hopefully I can get the radio cheap. Then I'll keep saving and get the other stuff.
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I good computerized radio is ssssoooo nice! You won't ever use a stock radio again. I bought a RC18T and the first thing I did was get a hitec rx for it (I have a Hitec Aggressor SRX tx). You can set end points, exponentials, etc. This way, when you upgrade your servos (especially if you go with digital servos), you won't have to worry about the stock tx burning them up.
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Old 11-08-2007, 07:28 PM
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I good computerized radio is ssssoooo nice! You won't ever use a stock radio again. I bought a RC18T and the first thing I did was get a hitec rx for it (I have a Hitec Aggressor SRX tx). You can set end points, exponentials, etc. This way, when you upgrade your servos (especially if you go with digital servos), you won't have to worry about the stock tx burning them up.
Wow, wow, wow. The stock TX Burns up digitals?!? I have the 5645mg for steering and its digital![X(]
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i got a spektrum dx2 for my revo and i like it. only thing is, it was $170.
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i got a spektrum dx2 for my revo and i like it. only thing is, it was $170.
Well I have $50, $70 absolute max. I think I can get a used JR radio on Ebay for under that.
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I good computerized radio is ssssoooo nice! You won't ever use a stock radio again. I bought a RC18T and the first thing I did was get a hitec rx for it (I have a Hitec Aggressor SRX tx). You can set end points, exponentials, etc. This way, when you upgrade your servos (especially if you go with digital servos), you won't have to worry about the stock tx burning them up.
Wow, wow, wow. The stock TX Burns up digitals?!? I have the 5645mg for steering and its digital![X(]
Yes, it definitely can (and probably will shorten the life of your servo) because you cannot set end points with the stock tx.
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you can get a JR Xr2i i think is what there called on ebay for around 20-40$ its 2 channel or you can get the 3ch XR3i i belive is what its called for around 50$.
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you can get a JR Xr2i i think is what there called on ebay for around 20-40$ its 2 channel or you can get the 3ch XR3i i belive is what its called for around 50$.
I've already been there. I want an FM radio... the XR2i is AM but, as for the XR3i, its an FM. Hmm...[&:]
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Hey guys, I know this is off topic but what is a goof temp for the Receiver battery to be at while charging? I took mine and it was 143F. Is this too high?
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