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Old 08-30-2008, 04:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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anyone ever converted a monster gt into electric?

just curious, i have a rc10 monster gt i got when they first came out, but got sick of hobby shop trips to fix all the broken shit. i would like to convert it to electric with low gears if at all possible. it obviously would not be a badass rock crawler, but something fun for camp or the backyard. and i'm not willing to spend $600 or on today's rc crawler, even though they do kick ass.
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Old 08-30-2008, 05:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It's plenty possible, just going to take some fab work on your part and of course the cash for a big enough motor system to pull that thing around.
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Old 09-18-2008, 01:20 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Check out www.rc-monster.com and the forum they have there. It's the biggest nitro to electric conversion site on the net.

Oh yeah, the Mamba Monster Max on 4-6 Lipo cells would make that thing SCOOT!
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holmeshobbies.com carries a full line of electronics for the switch (and the guy knows his stuff!!!) You'll want a fiego motor most likely and a mamba monster max esc. Hobbycity.com is also a really good resource for parts. As for batteries your prolly looking at spending a small fortune as you'll prolly want 4s lipo in the 5000mah range (spend the money and go 8000mah). You'll need a motor plate, Novak makes several conversion and they run around $80 or you could find someone with a mill and some time and just make it yourself as its really not that hard.
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