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musclecar201
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Fri Jan 09, 2009 5:36 pm

Wen't to rat shack had tons o upgrades for 2 dollars so I swept the place clean. Just need a good motor...
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bar321
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sat Jan 10, 2009 1:41 am

nice i just got one and a bunch of stuff for like 55$ they gave me 4 hop ups for free with the truck (buggy) but any tips for a new owner?
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musclecar201
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sat Jan 10, 2009 9:30 am

If you run yours a lot like mine, get a rebuildable motor or brushless as you willl go through a motor in about 3 months if you ran mine as often as I did. Deffinetly watch out for the stock shocks, they tend to leak easily but my new threaded aluminum ones look great so I can't wat to give them a run for their money! Make sure your spur pinion mesh are very good, cause this will make your gears last A LOOOOONG time. I ran about 3 motors before I had to replace mine and I put some rc18-t steal ones in. I'll ahve to get pics up with the new shocks.
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musclecar201
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:10 pm

Okay heres some quick pics. Also this servo is bigger than stock propulse...how should I mount it?

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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:46 pm

How about servo tape...?

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musclecar201
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:39 pm

I had that idea put is it going to hold and will it lift the servo because if it does it will become a problem.
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Jan 13, 2009 5:51 pm

It's a bit extreme but you could superglue some small nuts to the bottom of the servo then make small holes for them to fit in (in the chassis). Then use a washer (and the bolt...) to secure it to the chassis. But I'd try the servo tape before any radical surgery.
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musclecar201
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Jan 13, 2009 5:58 pm

Would double sdied foam tape form like CVS work.
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Jan 13, 2009 6:37 pm

It should, but servo tape is designed for this application, hence the name.

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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Jan 13, 2009 11:49 pm

Micro-T Master wrote:
It should, but servo tape is designed for this application, hence the name.

it really is the samething, i use some stuff from 3M 3lbs holding strenght + regular mounts works great for servo's tho for esc's and revievers i'll use 3M dura lock that stuff is sweettttt

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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:37 am

Or you could just glue it. Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Wed Jan 14, 2009 3:24 pm

Don't want to permanent glue it and when it breaks I can't fix it...I was thinking hot glue but I will try the 3m double sided foam tape and if taht doesn't work glue here i come!
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Wed Jan 14, 2009 11:06 pm

yeah hot glue silicone glue, would work fine, but i'ld go the double sided for sure...

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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Thu Jan 15, 2009 4:26 am

Actually I was kidding about the glue...but, if all else fails... Suspect
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:45 am

Yea I'll probably go pick up some of the tape today thanks for your help guys. Then the last thing left is....finding a motor...
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:52 pm

If you check on ebay you can now get UBER cheap stuff on their just search pro-pulse...

everything neatly mounted with double sided foam tape as well as the servo, I wrapped the car in glad press and seal and went out in the snow I got a vid too.

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Here its is cozied next to the fire after a snow run drying off...
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:18 pm

nice, that looks fast and tons of fun

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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:49 pm

Ahhh atack of the wire monster!!!! affraid

LOL, looks cool man! must be fun! Another tip, spray your car down with wd40 or moo slick! it will help to repel water and keep parts form rusting Wink

Also, you need zip ties!

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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:41 pm

lol I know I need to ziptie everything, I sprayed everything down nicely with wd40 before I went out in teh snow. This thing is always a blast to drive, the wires on that battery pack are just too darn big.
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:38 pm

I got new street tires in and they worked so so cuz my road is like a sand pit. Howevery my servo arm is stripped so theres anothe rproblem. Crying or Very sad this things still a ball of fun though.
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sat Feb 14, 2009 2:39 pm

Dude that thing is so sick what's the speed about??
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musclecar201
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sat Feb 14, 2009 3:00 pm

Using frame by frame on my camera I found its about 32 MPH give or take.
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sat Feb 14, 2009 9:48 pm

crap that's flying for a propulse!!!!!!!!

Srry for spam where is mtm
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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sun Feb 15, 2009 3:09 am

He's been around, where have you been?

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PostSubject: Re: MC201's Propulse   MC201's Propulse - Page 3 Icon_minitime1Sun Feb 15, 2009 3:13 pm

Long story ive been so busy with school i could not even go on the computer lol
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