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Old 05-08-2008, 03:23 PM   #21
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I had the same problem with my rc18 but I've had no issues with my 8ight or Muggy BL conversions. Anyone wanna buy a nice rc18?
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Old 05-31-2008, 09:33 PM   #22
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It's ALIVE!!!!!

Received the 2 MMM's I had pre-ordered from Castle. Here is the first one installed in my E-8T.

Truggy runs GREAT!! I have put 30k fluid in the center diff based on some research from other folks electric conversions. Truggy has a TON of punch but only slightly pulls a wheelie when you grab a handfull of throttle. I have built this truggy for racing so I do not want it flipping onto its lid everytime I give it the gas.

I mounted the MMM on a thick piece of foam rubber, springy but not too springy. The foam rubber is usually used in aircraft to mount the receiver. So far the foam is working great. I did run the truck at Sid's for abount 5-6 laps (cleared the tabletop and the triple :GRIN. The fan on the MMM has not broken any blades yet as this seems to be a problem that is showing up with other installations. The truggy did eat the 10T pinion I had in there. It was a Century hardened pinion. Looks like the pinion was not as hard as it needs to be. I also had duct tape covering the front holes of the motor to keep the dirt out. I think the thickness of the duct tape caused the motor screws to not seat the motor tight against the motor mount. This allowed some play that caused some movement of the pinion in relation to the spur gear, which increased wear on the pinion. I have since installed a 12T hardened pinion from RC Monster and have removed the duct tape. Ran the truggy for 10 minutes and checked the pinion - very minimal wear. So, hopefully, this fixes the pinion eating issue, but now I will have to find an alternate method to seal the front of the motor (I bought a motor cover from RC Monster for the back of the can, fits like a glove).

During the testing so far I have not taken the temps but, going by touch, the batteries have been slightly warm, the motor has been barely warm, and the MMM has not even been warm. This is with running the truggy under race conditions (punching the throttle and hitting the brakes hard).

I don't have any video yet as I don't have a digital video camera. Maybe next time I run it at Sid's or the 5 Drive-In somebody will have one there.

Here are some pic's (the body shown is a practice body - waiting on the new one):

"In layman's terms, we call that the Hindenburg Effect."

JConcepts BJ4 w/GTB 4.5R
Losi 8ight-T - brushless conversion
Gorillamaxx G3R E-Revo
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It looks sweet & neat Mark!
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Old 06-01-2008, 11:25 PM   #24
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re brushless losi 8t

very nice conversion mark.

looks like you will have a pretty good setup for racing.

let me know when you plan on bringing it to the 5 for some practice and ill take some video of you running it. im anxious to see how it works on a track as im planning on making my e-revo brushless and could use some tips.
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