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Slash 4/4 more power

Old 05-25-2010, 04:02 PM
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Hello, I'm new to electric. I have the slash 4/4 brushless stock running 3S 4300 30c lipos. I can't make the jumps at the track that the buggys and truggys make. Am I expecting too much. Can I put a more powerful motor esc como to keep up with them ?
Old 05-25-2010, 04:13 PM
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 3s 30c lipos with a vxl too weak?  probably ought to get a buggy if the slash cant hang. 
Old 05-25-2010, 04:29 PM
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do you have the ESC in practice mode? a 4x4 slash on 3s should be really fast! it should be able to clear most any jump.
Old 05-25-2010, 04:40 PM
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I'll have to check that again. It was the first time I messed with the settings on the esc. I could have gotten it wrong. It didn't seem any faster than on a 7 cell pack.
Old 05-25-2010, 05:17 PM
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Sounds like the esc is in training mode, that thing should be screaming on 3s. I actually did the same thing when I first got my 2wd slash, although it was because the button on te esc was stuck which kept putting it in programming mode and always selected training. I knew something was wrong when there was no difference between a 6- and 7-cell pack.
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or it could be your getting no grip on the track pm me for the best off-road racing tires on the market for your slash 4x4(i dont want to put it out in-front of every one because they're already backed up on orders sorry)
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Sounds like the esc is in training mode, that thing should be screaming on 3s. I actually did the same thing when I first got my 2wd slash, although it was because the button on te esc was stuck which kept putting it in programming mode and always selected training. I knew something was wrong when there was no difference between a 6- and 7-cell pack.
yep, ive had the button stick before as well.
if the power on 3s is the same as it was on 7cell, then either the ESC is in practice mode, or the low voltage cutoff is coming on(which cuts power in half)
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my 2wd wide slash eats my buddys buggy on jumps
Old 05-27-2010, 05:53 PM
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my 2wd wide slash eats my buddys buggy on jumps
lie'ssss!!!
Old 05-27-2010, 05:57 PM
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my 2wd wide slash eats my buddys buggy on jumps
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depends if his slash is brushless!
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Default RE: Slash 4/4 more power

Thats what it was. It was in traing mode. Now it jumps as far and is a little faster than my buggy. I put sway bars on and I can't believe the difference in handling.I'm done with nitro!

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