Low's Terminator

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by Justinswraps » Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:50 pm

Yeah those aren't bad either
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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by NorCarLow » Sat Dec 21, 2013 6:02 pm

Well here it is. still got some work to do. Needs a new lid BAD. More pics to come.

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by NorCarLow » Sat Dec 21, 2013 10:06 pm

Got a few more pics to share.

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by NorCarLow » Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:28 pm

I was thinking about locking the rear axle only. I've seen spool gears to do this. I was wondering if there are locker type gears too? Would it be advisable to do this? Keep in mind it going to be used for just bashing around the yard. Thanks

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by SFC K » Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:33 pm

Wow, that looks great! Nice and low too!

You can lock the rears but I would leave the front open. I think this is the way most are running in races. I find that dual steering is much harder to drive also.
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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by NOUSEFORANAME » Sun Dec 22, 2013 2:55 am

NorCarLow wrote:I was thinking about locking the rear axle only. I've seen spool gears to do this. I was wondering if there are locker type gears too? Would it be advisable to do this? Keep in mind it going to be used for just bashing around the yard. Thanks
Thunder Tech has an excellent deal right now on their lockers that use the stock gears which are much quieter than the aluminum spools., and its reversible if you want to change it back and forth.

I lock both diffs, but I only run in snow.

http://www.thundertechracing.com/diflock.htm

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by 91lxcoupe » Sun Dec 22, 2013 4:31 am

Truck looks great. Nice work

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by NorCarLow » Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:08 am

Thanks for the complements. I work on it when I can. With work and hunting season you know kinda slow with it right now.

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by andymac0035 » Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:29 am

I'm the opposite with the diffs, I like leaving them open, even in the snow. (seems to track batter)
For bashing around you don't want locked diffs, I tried that..... :explosion:
Good for crawling though.

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by NorCarLow » Fri Dec 27, 2013 3:51 am

Installed the titans/EVX2 today. I have dremel'd out the gearboxes to accept 19t pinions thought they said 18 but... Get some pics later on or tomorrow. My fears were confirmed with the ESC wires being short. Soooo... looks like some soldering in my near future. I need to also swap the BTA around. SO a little more work and I'll get there.

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by andymac0035 » Fri Dec 27, 2013 4:13 am

Try moving the esc forward a bit, I'm running that very same se-tup and mine reach.
Some EVX-2's have longer motor leads, I unfortunately..... got the shorter ones, but as I said, mine do reach.
You did get the e-revo motor set right?....With the reverse rotation motor?
The reverse rotation motor has longer wires, letting you move the esc forward a bit, to reach the shorter wires on the normal rotation motor up front.

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by scClodmaniac » Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:18 pm

Nice project!! I can't wait to start building my terminator project!!

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by NorCarLow » Fri Dec 27, 2013 5:17 pm

andymac0035 wrote:Try moving the esc forward a bit, I'm running that very same se-tup and mine reach.
Some EVX-2's have longer motor leads, I unfortunately..... got the shorter ones, but as I said, mine do reach.
You did get the e-revo motor set right?....With the reverse rotation motor?
The reverse rotation motor has longer wires, letting you move the esc forward a bit, to reach the shorter wires on the normal rotation motor up front.
Yeah I got that setup. Another question. Will I be able to use the servo mount that came with the BTA or Will I need to change that too?

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by andymac0035 » Fri Dec 27, 2013 5:24 pm

You can use all your BTA stuff, but you are going to have to reverse it, meaning put it all out front, instead of tucked in behind the axle.

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Re: Low's Terminator

Post by NorCarLow » Fri Dec 27, 2013 6:47 pm

andymac0035 wrote:You can use all your BTA stuff, but you are going to have to reverse it, meaning put it all out front, instead of tucked in behind the axle.
Thanks Andy.

Only thing with moving the ESC forward it will be in the way of my batteries. It would be okay if wasn't going to run to (2) 2s Lipo batteries. Maybe you could post a pic of your setup do I can an idea? I can solder like a welder welding so I can extend the wires on the motor. It might give ma neater

As you can see by the pic they are really short

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