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Old 05-14-2007, 03:59 PM
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Default how can i mod my boat?

i recently bought a nikko stinger 2 rc boat because i cant afford any of the hobbie grade rc boats, so i was wondering if anyone could suggest a way for me to upgrade it to make it a little or alot faster. it runs on a 9.6 volt nimh battery. it does have some hydroplaning characteristics so i recently moved the majority of the components towards the rear of the boat and it gave it a lil more speed as there is less of the front of the boat in the water now and hydroplanes more. i also removed alot of un-needed weight from it which also gave me a little bit more speed! so if anyone could make some suggestions for me as to how i can make this boat go faster other than buying a new boat i would appreciate it! thanks in advance, chris.
Old 05-14-2007, 04:26 PM
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Default RE: how can i mod my boat?

it would be cheaper to buy a new boat than do the mods that im thinking of, but i can tell you right now that you will need a new esc, motor, radio system, and servo if you want to be able to get any more speed out of it....to stay cheap, i would suggest a proboat esc

http://www.offshoreelectrics.com/pro...rod=dh-125753a (its out of stock here, but if you look hard enough, you might find it)

i would suggest a 500 or 600 size brushed motor (try offshoreelecrics.com) you can use the origional motor, but you probably wont see too much of a speed difference though...

this radio system comes with Rx, Tx, servo, and battery holder, so its got all else you will need....

another option for power is this outboard (comes w/ motor)

http://www.offshoreelectrics.com/pro...od=dh-hcab7861

it should work with the batts you have and i think it has water cooling, i would make sure there is enough room on the transom to mount it first though....
Old 05-14-2007, 05:32 PM
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Default RE: how can i mod my boat?

can u affordt this http://www.offshoreelectrics.com/products.php?cat=65
it 80.00
Old 05-14-2007, 06:02 PM
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ORIGINAL: crazy maxx

can u affordt this http://www.offshoreelectrics.com/products.php?cat=65
it 80.00
off topic, but wow, I hadnt gone to steve's site since it was down, looks much more modern and professional now.

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