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electric revo conversion

Old 04-26-2008, 05:20 PM
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I want to convert a revo to brushless for under $400 my friend is going to sell me a roller for $200 so i was thinking the motor mount and pinion from rc monster $60 a mamba max esc (i have). and a nemisis blue 540 7L 80$ along with a 3 or 2 cell lipo?

how do you think it will work?

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Old 04-26-2008, 05:24 PM
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This should be posted on the Official electric conversion thread.

And for an MT, you should probably use an Xl sized motor.(that would be a definitely.)

Also, 4s wouldn't be a bad idea.

Is the $400 total or is that after the roller?
Old 04-26-2008, 05:26 PM
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Default RE: electric revo conversion

4s lipo or more is a smarter way to go. Otherwise its way underpowered.
Old 04-26-2008, 05:45 PM
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you'd most likely be better off just buying a new E-revo

those are $450

no used up or worn parts on a new RC, and no issues from hacking together parts to make the conversion which may or may not work well together

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try a 6s lipo set up
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not for under $400.
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try a 6s lipo set up
I don't know if its just me that notices you going around posting mostly irrelevant and useless stuff in every thread, but you have to think about what you're posting before you post it. If you read the thread starters question, he wanted to convert a roller revo to an e-revo for less than $400. He would need to buy a motor, a motor mount and a lipo. He also said that he was going to use a mamba max esc, which can handle around 4s or maybe just maybe 5s. You just recommended this guy a 6s lipo. Now that to me is a very stupid suggestion seeing that the thread starter doesn't want his mamba max esc going poof. Another thing to think about is his <$400 budget. 6s lipo's aren't the cheapest things around on the market, so you have to think if it fits his budget before suggesting something like that.

Sorry guys, but i had to rant on this, but this guy is starting to get ridiculous.
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I wanted to spend 400 total maby I could spend a little extra and get 2 2cell 4800 25c lipos from cheap battery packs for 65 each
Old 04-27-2008, 09:13 AM
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how about a CRT .5 roller with a motor mount and I drop in my mm7700 or a lower kv motor with my exsisting 2 cell lipo? The car is only 250 and the motor mount is 35
Old 04-27-2008, 10:23 AM
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the e-revo from traxxas is $450, use the right coupon code and it'll be $410 or so


I have a CRT .5 conversion, it's more of a racer since it doesn't have much ground clearance and keep in mind you still need radio gear and a servo for that RC

I threw in a medusa V2 4800 KV motor and the little thing screams on 2s, and I'm thinking about gearing it down and trying 3s on it

you also have to come up with some type of custom battery holder for it, not hard but another project to work on
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Default RE: electric revo conversion

that's way too much for batteries.

Try these:
http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=6688
http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=6503
http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=6416
http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=6351

and as for a charger:
http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...idProduct=6443
Old 04-27-2008, 12:22 PM
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Default RE: electric revo conversion

i already have a 2 cell and a spektrum plus servos and a hyperion charger

i currently have a b44, mlst, mictot, hpi rs4 mt (for sale) all with brushless and lipo so i kno quite a bit about batteries and motors


i should be able to make a battery holder
i will be racing the crt.5 probly

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