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Posted By vqdriver

tires won't stay on

i have an hpi e-firestorm, brushless on 3s batteries. i can't seem to keep the stock tires and wheels together. hard turns or a session of hard starts and wheelies will inevitably result with a...
03-14-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By vqdriver

ok thanks. i figured it was some oddball thing. ...

ok thanks. i figured it was some oddball thing. i'll keep looking for something with standard connections
03-14-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By vqdriver

what is this connector?

shopping around for a small battery i ran across this one, but i don't recognize the connection.
i'm accustomed to the power connection in addition to the balance connector. this only has a single...
03-10-2017, 11:45 AM
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Posted By vqdriver

ok, thank you. i've been using lipo for a...

ok, thank you.
i've been using lipo for a couple years but only with brushless systems in a car so i'm familiar with the charging and handling. just never tried mixing the two.

having said all...
03-08-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By vqdriver

RC lipo in non-RC use without ESC

well, actually, it'll be a small brushed motor powered by a lipo. application is a portable ducted fan unit

i'm wondering a couple things. the motor is designed to be run at 6v or 7.2v. if i...
Forum: Beginners
03-02-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By vqdriver

it's out of stock, and honestly, they don't even...

it's out of stock, and honestly, they don't even know if that May date is valid. unlikely they are being produced anymore.
alternatively, if i go brushless (MANY more choices) is there a way i can...
Forum: Beginners
03-02-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By vqdriver

thanks. now the hunt starts for a brushed...

thanks. now the hunt starts for a brushed motor....
Forum: Beginners
03-01-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By vqdriver

thank you i only just made the jump to lipo on...

thank you
i only just made the jump to lipo on my car (with brushless motor/esc, etc) brushed motor and lipo okay?
Forum: Beginners
03-01-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By vqdriver

i should add that what i'm hoping for (cross...

i should add that what i'm hoping for (cross fingers) is just full throttle until it's disconnected.
battery swelling, motor burning, etc. all no good.
Forum: Beginners
03-01-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By vqdriver

direct connection w/o esc = what??

project is an outlaw pinewood derby car. but never used any rc stuff for anything other than rc.
looking to run a ducted fan to a lipo without an esc, just a direct connection controlled by an...
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Views: 4,607
Posted By vqdriver

got the same car and using lipo on mine. i...

got the same car and using lipo on mine. i bought two 2s batteries and honestly i should have just bought one. you can't even compare run times with nimh. i have to alternate using one battery...
01-25-2015, 01:38 PM
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Views: 677
Posted By vqdriver

63 mm so figure 2.48 inches

63 mm so figure 2.48 inches
01-19-2015, 03:30 PM
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Views: 677
Posted By vqdriver

no one? still sitting here on my desk.....

no one? still sitting here on my desk.....
01-18-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By vqdriver

are you just noticing this sag or is it getting...

are you just noticing this sag or is it getting excessive? some sag is normal and desirable. you say that you have about an 1" of sag. how much travel do you have left? meaning, even with it...
01-12-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By vqdriver

racing and tracks in S. Cali?

i'd like to try out a real rc track and am open to novice or beginner class racing. any recommended tracks or events in the LA area? closer to the glendale/pasadena area the better.
01-11-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By vqdriver

on a related note, how do you measure speed? i...

on a related note, how do you measure speed? i see random posts saying 'i got it up to 30mph' or something and i always wonder if all yall have radar guns.
01-08-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,151
Posted By vqdriver

i wonder if they threadlocked it?

i wonder if they threadlocked it?
01-05-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,111
Posted By vqdriver

i have a castelink and castle esc as well. what...

i have a castelink and castle esc as well. what do each of those settings do?
i can't seem to get any throttle modulation on the very low end. meaning i can squeeze ever so gently on the throttle...
12-29-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By vqdriver

20 + 40 = 30wt oil???

so in an effort to cheap out and save trips to the lhs, can i simply mix different shock oil weights to get a weight in between?
so equal parts 20wt and 40wt yields 30wt shock oil?
in my case, it...
12-29-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,950
Posted By vqdriver

yes, they are the dhk razrs. altho i could have...

yes, they are the dhk razrs. altho i could have sworn i saw dogbones up in front as well. i don't know what a center spool is, but if it's not a differential and that makes it easier than cool. ...
12-29-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By vqdriver

Any luck with rubber cement?

Any luck with rubber cement?
12-29-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By vqdriver

pm'd

pm'd
12-29-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By vqdriver

removeable tire glue, does it exist?

went thru this twice and it's getting old already. totally shredded a tire getting it off the rim. i just used good ol' krazy glue. are the dedicated "tire" glues anything special or are they just...
12-28-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,950
Posted By vqdriver

oh yeah. the center diff. i would like this to...

oh yeah. the center diff. i would like this to be reversible so i guess i'll have to find a way to lock it.
12-28-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,950
Posted By vqdriver

that attachment shows up real small for some...

that attachment shows up real small for some reason. but if you click it it enlarges.
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