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clodbuster setup ?

Post by oncue03 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 3:26 pm

hello;

i am new at clodbuster. i bought used clod a few weeks ago its stock. so i bought these to make basic hop ups.

CPE-4LCLOD: Stock Clodbuster 4-Link Conversion Kit
CPE-CONM3_16: M3 Conical Washer Pack of 16
CPE-LOC2: Clodbuster Rear Steer Lockout Kit - Aluminum
CPE-LOC3: Clodbuster Machined Rear Steer Lockouts
CPE-STR3: Clodbuster Aluminum Steering Links
CPE-VERTSTR: Clodbuster Vertical Servo Mount

my esc wa novak m 12 big it came with clodbuster i plugged in to battery it burned.. so i bought evx 2 for 40 dolar. i have 2 novak 55t motors 2 x 6600 mah thunder power lipos.
i just want to ask that which pinion and spur should i use for these setup and should i do anything except new chassis.


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Post by JHeitt142 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:54 pm

You have one to many rear steer lock outs going on there. But other then that looks good. I have my rear steer locked out but the truck turns like an ocean liner under power on a loose surface so I'm putting rear steer back in.

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Post by dsp0005 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:59 pm

I am pretty new to Clods as well.

I just picked up some of the same stuff for my build from CPE as well, however, I ended up with the BTA steering kit for mine.

Gonna stick with the stock silver cans and use an EVX-2 to power em. I will run 4s through mine. May pick up Titans if they are not too long for my KK chassis after my motors smoke. :explosion:

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Re: clodbuster setup ?

Post by oncue03 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:08 pm

JHeitt142 wrote:You have one to many rear steer lock outs going on there. But other then that looks good. I have my rear steer locked out but the truck turns like an ocean liner under power on a loose surface so I'm putting rear steer back in.
i wasnt know that which lockout should i buy. so i bought 2 lockout. it will look better also it will look better than one lockout. i know that steering is not enough to turn then i will dremel the steering hub for more angle. i dont have servo mount for 4WS also i already bought that lockouts so..

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Post by JHeitt142 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:49 pm

2 sets of lockouts is just extra weight. I think the link style is best because you can add some toe in to the rear to help stability. I have the machines lockouts and while they do work well and look better then the rod I'd like the toe.

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Post by JHeitt142 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:50 pm

dsp0005 wrote: Gonna stick with the stock silver cans and use an EVX-2 to power em. I will run 4s through mine. May pick up Titans if they are not too long for my KK chassis after my motors smoke. :explosion:
The cans are new you'll get two maybe three runs out of them on 4S. I'd be getting those Titans asap haha.

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Post by oncue03 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:53 pm

JHeitt142 wrote:2 sets of lockouts is just extra weight. I think the link style is best because you can add some toe in to the rear to help stability. I have the machines lockouts and while they do work well and look better then the rod I'd like the toe.
how much could it be heavy just one ekstra lockout actually i thought they work together thats why i bought together ? also sometimes it is good to be heavy while playing in mud or something like this situation 4s is good. maybe i could change power system to brushless but how can i make them waterproof with 4s ://

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Post by JHeitt142 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:19 pm

Mud and snow are the same. Both are easier with less weight.

For the machined ones you just take the knuckle off then put the piece in and out the knuckle back on :) no more turning.

I'm really happy with 3s on the stock cans. Very reliable and good speed. Does great in the snow! But in trying to avoid breaking stuff all the time. :lol:

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Post by SFC K » Fri Feb 20, 2015 12:13 am

Yup, you don't need two set's of lock outs. One is more than enough. I prefer the one that goes in-between the hub. Less things to break when going in reverse if you bump into something. If you do consider 4WS you might be able to covert the other one over to steering links so don't sell them off too quickly once you decide which ones to use.

I would stick with the stock pinions, unless you want to get adjustable motor mounts which can be a pain to adjust. Those 55Ts are going to be slow but will have a ton of torque. Those are better suited from crawling duties really. Don't be surprised when you do fire it up.
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Re: clodbuster setup ?

Post by oncue03 » Fri Feb 20, 2015 9:03 am

which ball bearing should i buy ?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Yeah-Racing-RC- ... 58b9f43d0a

is this okay ?

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Post by JHeitt142 » Fri Feb 20, 2015 2:49 pm

Get a fast Eddie set off eBay. Should have got some from CPE with your order :)

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Post by oncue03 » Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:26 pm

JHeitt142 wrote:Get a fast Eddie set off eBay. Should have got some from CPE with your order :)
i couldnt find eddy bearing for clodbuster i sent message to someone yes you re right i must have bought :/ it is 28 dolar on cpe with shipping.

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Post by andymac0035 » Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:51 pm

For mudding I would try stock gearing, and stock (27t) mabuchi motors and a single 3S lipo battery. Those open endbell motors you have will probably be very prone to getting the brushes stuck in the hoods.

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Post by oncue03 » Sat Feb 21, 2015 12:07 pm

thank you !! i will buy this week
andymac0035 wrote:For mudding I would try stock gearing, and stock (27t) mabuchi motors and a single 3S lipo battery. Those open endbell motors you have will probably be very prone to getting the brushes stuck in the hoods.
i dont have stock motors. now i have 2 x 55t novak and evx esc and everything is stock i guess. i need a servo :/ which servo do you guys suggest ? consider that i will use 4WD not 4WS.

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