Bought my dream rc for $100

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Peeeenuuutt

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$100 local! Man this thing is a beast. He said it’s been ran twice but caught on fire so he didn’t want it anymore. The fire was 5 years ago. I took the deal after seeing it. The fire turned out to be in the receiver box. Old TF 40 receiver caught on fire. Put in a spektrum one and paired it to my dx 2s. Plugged it in with a power supply because none of my batteries are EC5. Everything works. It’s really in mint condition. There’s minor scratches on the bottom of the chassis and all bearings are in great shape. Car looks to be about 6 years old. Has the factory option castle mamba monster 2 in the form of an ELC 6s running on pre 2013 mamba monster 1 firmware! Seriously, yes! Version 1.24 it clocked in. I hooked it up to castle link and did some setups and it’s ready to go! Just gotta solder up some adapters. Can’t wait to drive this thing! 9010ABC5-F40B-401A-8185-A8A154C11908.jpeg 7677C546-0B75-46C2-B1A8-C8EDCF14775D.jpeg C1E6955C-CC99-4D66-BC4B-DDDBDCD15BDF.jpeg 7BCC578E-01B1-4198-88C6-F7BBBB112C7C.jpeg D8BECE35-B130-46FB-B168-BA73130CB33E.jpeg
 
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Peeeenuuutt

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You son of a b, that was a great deal.
That’s the only reason I bought it 🤷‍♂️ I don’t really like burning money on my hobby I feel like it’s unhealthy. Here’s a pic with the body on.
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And here’s my ancient body that I ran on my old vorza blur that I kept.
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And here’s the ultra low resistance wiring I have installed right now to tune everything:
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tntpoof

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I've had a Vorza sitting on my hobby shelf after I hit a cinder block doing 85.. Head on ..its a roller now great when it was running.. have fun liking you ultra low resistance wires ..
 

Peeeenuuutt

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I've had a Vorza sitting on my hobby shelf after I hit a cinder block doing 85.. Head on ..its a roller now great when it was running.. have fun liking you ultra low resistance wires ..
Yeah man. This thing is a BEAST on lead acid 12 volts. Can’t wait to see how it fairs on 6s lipo.
 

Peeeenuuutt

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Got its first run in today. This thing is awesome. Sips on batteries even with the 18 tooth pinion I have in it. Runs cool as hell and took some pretty serious hits without breaking. Serious power going to the ground in this. Wonder how it compares to the ELH system. Comparing it to my Senton’s blx 185 which is a lot similar to the ELH, it’s night and day. Especially with the temperatures. Best $100 spent ever!
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