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Forum: CEN Racing
03-02-2021, 01:35 PM
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Posted By ScarabChris

Cen f450

Finally got mine. Question for anyone that knows. Is there a drop in 2 or 3 speed transmission option? I want to keep the low gear for towing and light off road but would like to see just a bit more...
03-01-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

Couple trailer pics. I built the trailer by hand...

Couple trailer pics. I built the trailer by hand myself. I even made the fenders. LOL. By now I'm sure you all know about the CEN Racing F450. Took me months to get one. It tows great. I'll see if I...
03-01-2021, 04:09 PM
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Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

Ok guys I know I have been going for a bit. But...

Ok guys I know I have been going for a bit. But here is where I'm at.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/640x480/trailer444_38fa7eb39a240ba0b3f3e8d36d6c89172c72d151.jpg...
08-25-2020, 12:21 PM
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Posted By ScarabChris

Couple pics of it pumping out pool water that I...

Couple pics of it pumping out pool water that I poured in. I know the picture makes it look like drops but it's a steady stream.
...
08-25-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

Here is a quick post on my bilge pump system....

Here is a quick post on my bilge pump system. This is a little pump I got from Amazon and a little rig that plugs into the AUX on your RX so you can turn it on and off from your TX assuming you have...
08-25-2020, 11:48 AM
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Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

Yeah I can square off the flex shafts. I'm just...

Yeah I can square off the flex shafts. I'm just not sure there will be enough "flex" in those shafts for tight turns. And if so it would put a lot of strain on the steering servos. But I like the...
08-23-2020, 12:31 PM
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Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

I am still on the original plastic u-joints with...

I am still on the original plastic u-joints with the exception of the one I had to modify with the aluminum shock cap. It is still working great. With regard to the u-joints needing water I...
08-21-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

Ok so this little rig worked. This is the shock...

Ok so this little rig worked. This is the shock cap from a shock for one of my RC trucks. It screwed nice and tight over the rounded out plastic end I tried before. In addition to the cap being glued...
08-19-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

Welp....I gave the boat a run and my rigged U...

Welp....I gave the boat a run and my rigged U joint lasted a few mins then it rounded out. I wasn't surprised. The plastic on those Traxxas U joints is much softer compared to the stock AMPS U...
08-19-2020, 11:55 AM
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Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

In case you guys want to see a transom view of...

In case you guys want to see a transom view of the drives in action. This was before the boat was fast. It's hitting just under 30 MPH here now I have it pushing 40 MPH....
08-19-2020, 11:44 AM
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Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

Well here is the first stab at it. I know it...

Well here is the first stab at it. I know it doesn't look like a strong "hex" inside but it is a tight fit. The inside of the plastic female shaft was round with splines. I ground away the splines a...
08-19-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

May have found a simple solution. Maybe not as...

May have found a simple solution. Maybe not as good as original but its easy and cheap enough to not care when it breaks. Call it the "sacrificial" component so the gears and props are saved. This is...
08-19-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

Guys, here is my project. It runs amazing but I...

Guys, here is my project. It runs amazing but I broke one of the plastic universal joints that goes between the drive and transom plate. Anyone have a solution or replacement?
...
10-27-2017, 06:10 AM
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Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

Little late to the thread but that's me..

Little late to the thread but that's me..
10-25-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 457,783
Posted By ScarabChris

Hey Gustaf....I think your outdrives look great!...

Hey Gustaf....I think your outdrives look great! I would love more information on them and if you are selling them I would be interested in a pair for a 50" hull. Shoot me an email if you want....
Replies: 20
Views: 5,871
Posted By ScarabChris

Funny you mention gains in power from breaking it...

Funny you mention gains in power from breaking it in. I didn't realize it but the truck is much faster with the new broken in motor. Way faster then it was straight out of the box. Even my wife was...
Replies: 20
Views: 5,871
Posted By ScarabChris

Yes dirt can very easily get in the motor. The...

Yes dirt can very easily get in the motor. The back end is wide open for the cooling fan and the motor is positioned right behind the rear wheels.
Replies: 20
Views: 5,871
Posted By ScarabChris

Ok so we ran the trucks again today. This time I...

Ok so we ran the trucks again today. This time I told my son to really run it hard. Wheelies, running in high grass, ect. The motor got to about 170 degrees.
Replies: 20
Views: 5,871
Posted By ScarabChris

Ok so my son ran the truck last night, he was...

Ok so my son ran the truck last night, he was about has hard on it as usual. This was with a brand new stock Titan 12T motor that I did the water break in on. I was amazed at how cool the motor...
Replies: 20
Views: 5,871
Posted By ScarabChris

Thanks for the input. Just a little background on...

Thanks for the input. Just a little background on myself. I have a lot of experience with brushless. I have boats, helicopters, quad copters, cars and trucks and all are brushless. One of my boats is...
Replies: 20
Views: 5,871
Posted By ScarabChris

The gearing is stock. 16 pinion and 90 spur. I...

The gearing is stock. 16 pinion and 90 spur. I figured I could loosen the slipper but then he won't be able to pop wheelies which is his favorite thing to do. We never check the motor temp during...
Replies: 20
Views: 5,871
Posted By ScarabChris

2WD Stampede keep cooking motors

Granted my son runs the piss out of it. He has had it for 10 months and it's on it's 4th motor. He runs maybe 4 battery packs a week. Everything is stock on it. But we are running the upgraded 8.4...
Replies: 6,954
Views: 836,209
Posted By ScarabChris

Ok I think I am finally done with this car. I am...

Ok I think I am finally done with this car. I am super meticulous about how it looks and runs so the last thing I am waiting on is the matching blue wheel nuts. Also I wish there were full blue...
10-06-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,951
Posted By ScarabChris

K5.9 Savage XL...convert to brushless?

Anyone done it yet? I know they make one. But I'm interested in converting mine to electric. I am an RC nut and lots of them but the Savage is my only nitro. With the ease of electric I have no...
10-04-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By ScarabChris

I have been using Spektrum for years. I have...

I have been using Spektrum for years. I have boats that will blast past 60 MPH and I take them far enough away that you can barely see it. And I'm talking about a 60" boat that weighs 35 pounds. I...
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