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Old Feb 10, 2010, 07:01 AM
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Awesome thread,mines been sat in the attic for 6 months
Steve,lets get it sorted
Ok Burt, I am so near if only I could get that board to run at full power
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Old Feb 10, 2010, 07:50 AM
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forgot to say,the problem above would be the pot or motor wires the wrong way round causing the pot to think its not centered.

ive got a mini-z 2.4 board for mine,question is do i keep the stock motors(size) or fit a mini-z one?
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Old Feb 10, 2010, 08:07 AM
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Ok Burt, I am so near if only I could get that board to run at full power

any good with re-soldering the ariel wires?

looking at previous pics,those circuit boards on the back of the stock motors are for noise reduction.
ill see how easy it is to fit a mini-z size motor later,maybe thats the answer (that board may not be able to power the stock 2 motor setup)
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Old Feb 10, 2010, 05:14 PM
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Bert, that board will not run even the one motor clean, and now the servo decided to burn out for some strange reason
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Old Feb 11, 2010, 04:50 AM
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Maybe the kyosho board does not accept lipo? Since miniz only run on 4 AAA bats.
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Old Feb 14, 2010, 10:36 AM
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Silverlit real radio set up.

Hi all, at last I have finished my Silverlit bike, it now has a GWS esc, Corona 40meg rx and blue bird high powered servo, I made a simple servo saver that uses an o ring on an extended rider moving arm, this works very well and is easy to make, what was not so easy was getting it all the radio in the bike as very limited space, had to solder the half size crystal on to wires and then to the rx to get it away from the front of the bike, then cut off the plugs on the servo and esc to solder them direct on to the pins of the rx, I think I have the rider just a little too far back but not a problem. Well I have run the bike and got to say its just fantastic I am so pleased with it, I have no brake but it slows down very quickly, I have so much more control without that big power surge, will turn really nice and smooth now and I can use all the settings in my 3VC Futaba radio, I can make the rider move more with the atv which makes the bike turn even better, plus speed seems to be up as well, that Corona rx has good range even with the aerial rolled up and just soldered to the original wire aerial. So now maybe I can look for faster motors, but only a 2 amp esc, works fine as it is now but hotter motors may be too much for it, they do a 5 amp but not sure about the size.
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Old Feb 14, 2010, 11:00 AM
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That looks really good Steve.

Nice work - shame its so tricky to do.
Mine will have to stay standard, dont think I could do all what you have done

We need a video of it in action now...
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Old Feb 14, 2010, 11:12 AM
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That looks really good Steve.

Nice work - shame its so tricky to do.
Mine will have to stay standard, dont think I could do all what you have done

We need a video of it in action now...
Now I have done one, I could do another one easy, when you do the first one you spend hours and hours just looking and looking, and thinking of how you are going to get it all in then make parts that dont fit over and over till you get it right, this is a very simple conversion, and well worth doing trust me, and cheap
Steve
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Old Feb 17, 2010, 01:32 PM
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Silverlit Ducati Vid

This is my Modified Silverlit, one of the best conversions I have done and at last I can use my Futaba 3VC stick radio it runs so nice with real radio in it now and a 2 cell lipo, plus Guys, forget about the lead in the riders legs and helmet, take the rider apart and add 5 grams of lead just above the original weight in the rider, it works much better I have the Honda on the way !!

Modified Silverlit Ducati. (2 min 51 sec)
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Old Feb 17, 2010, 01:42 PM
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One more vid

Just tried to get a few laps in on our smaller track, still a bit too big but guy filming has a bike and now wants to convert it the same, so we will have 2 bikes racing,sorry about vid quality seems to lose it when it goes on youtube
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Modified Silverlit Ducati, real radio, 2cell lipo. (1 min 35 sec)
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Old Feb 17, 2010, 04:18 PM
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I have the Honda on the way !!
I've been waiting for the Honda version to become available.
Where you getting it from.

Cheers,
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Old Feb 17, 2010, 04:30 PM
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I've been waiting for the Honda version to become available.
Where you getting it from.

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Just found it on eBay Drew, got all the radio to convert it straight away
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Old Feb 21, 2010, 01:57 AM
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I've been waiting for the Honda version to become available.
Where you getting it from.

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I got the Honda from here http://www.play-asia.com/SOap-23-83-...j-70-3f93.html
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Old Feb 21, 2010, 02:35 AM
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Silverlit Honda

Well here it is, got it all in bits at the mo servo in, should be done today
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Old Feb 21, 2010, 03:40 AM
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Well here it is, got it all in bits at the mo servo in, should be done today
Looks brilliant Steve.

Have looked on ebay and cant see any.
Also the link above (playasia) says "on back order".

Good luck with the conversion.
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