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My RC BMW Z4 (homemade)

Old 05-29-2010, 04:12 AM
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Ok, i have a home made BMW Z4 Now, I got it up to 43mph and then the suspension failed (Droped the car) now what can i do its 1/5th scale and electric, thanks

Old 05-29-2010, 06:27 AM
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Fix it.....
Old 05-30-2010, 12:04 PM
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Lol, would if i knew what to do... my local hobby shop said Pi22 off basicly
Old 05-31-2010, 03:57 PM
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Do you have pictures of what failed or broke?
Old 06-01-2010, 04:38 AM
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Well someone just released an e-conversion for the HPI Baja 5t/5b/5r... And yeah pics... deffinitly pictures
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Sounds like you have a vehicle that was never meant to be an RC or an RC that isn't hobby grade, meaning there aren't replaceable parts on it. Perhaps it's time to step up to a real RC vehicle one that can be repaired and hopped-up. INclude some pics though and we'll see what we can do.
Old 06-03-2010, 11:17 AM
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I can't get any pictures but my 1/16th scale buggy (i got that turned into a melted plastic mess) had some good shocks on it so i swaped them and that seemed to make it work... thanks you guys
Old 06-03-2010, 12:39 PM
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I can't get any pictures but my 1/16th scale buggy (i got that turned into a melted plastic mess) had some good shocks on it so i swaped them and that seemed to make it work... thanks you guys
btw i put 2 shocks on at the front and the stock ones at the back as they seemed to stay stiff... I'm chargeing the battery and gunna take it out for a test run... Also, would this work? if i were to put 2 motors into it one nitro and one electric could i make a hybred? As this could be a nice summer project if i could. I could get a toyota prius boady and shassi then put in the electric brushless motor in and run it on that to around 30mph then somehow make it change to the nitro body... or would this work? if i started the nitro and it would turn the wheels that would be on a hydrolic system which would drop the wheels down onto the tarmak then it could go on from there? up to around 90 mph?
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So you put 1/16th shocks on a 1/6??
Why not just make your electric do 90? It would be more of a hybred..lol
We just need pics...
Old 06-04-2010, 02:00 AM
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Yeah, i put 1/16 scale shocks on a 1/6... it sounds stupid but this is what i did, I cut off the top of it and the bottom of another shock from the buggy then i took the sticky up pole and welded the other one into it. I also welded the spring parts together and that made one big shock then i remade the broken part of the chassi. So now it works thanks for bothering to reply... I will show you some pics of it soon when i can find my decent Camara
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Please post pix, because this sounds screwy!
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I am trying but my camera is missing... i got burgled a few weeks back

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