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    Hobbywing max 5 and 56113

    Found this, it has everything I need to convert one of my xmaxxís to a monster.

    Thoughts?

    https://wforcracing.com/products/wfo-ultimate-combo

    I can buy the hobbywing stuff from anywhere but what are my options for a motor mount and gears.

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    Not terrible, if youíre not super handy. Too much to pay if you are. Think the ESC is 200, my 5898 was 160, mount was 60, Rustler box 10ish, CF stock=not much. So yeah. Not a bad deal if you want someone else to build your ride, not judging, just saying.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Clubin View Post
    Found this, it has everything I need to convert one of my xmaxxís to a monster.

    Thoughts?

    https://wforcracing.com/products/wfo-ultimate-combo

    I can buy the hobbywing stuff from anywhere but what are my options for a motor mount and gears.
    I have the motor mount, esc plate, 25/35 gears. I run a max 5 and a hobbystar 56112 780kv motor, so pretty similar. Their products are very nice. I've had mine since April, no complaints. The only thing I wasn't a fan of was the 3d printed reciever box. Everything is else is very nicely made and fits perfectly.

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    Yes go for it I know the owner personally and he is great I have the motor mount battery tray and esc plate plus belt drive it is great


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    Thats not a bad deal at all.

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    It’s all ordered. I’ll post up a video once it’s all in. I’ll update the thread with pix.

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    My set up



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    Belt drive better than the gears?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clubin View Post
    Belt drive better than the gears?
    Quieter, not as strong or reliable as gears(good gears)


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    What kind of speed are you looking at with this set up? Is this a good deal hobbbywing sells esc and motor for 340. How hard is it to attach traxxas ends

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    WFO are working up a gearing chart. So stock gearing can be compared to aftermarket gearing.

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    So I got most stuff lined up. Waiting on motor and esc.

    The traxxas batteries I have are are the 6700mah 4s 25c.

    Will these batteries work with my motor and maxx5?

    If not I’m looking at buying a set of batteries.

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    Id use a nice set hobby star 8000mah

    For these batteries you will need battery trays most likely


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    There are batteries from overseas that are banned from being mentioned. Their names will be "*" out so edit your post and refrain from referencing them in any way in the future.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Overpowerxmaxx View Post
    Id use a nice set of hobby star 8000mah

    For these batteries you will need battery trays most likely


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    Yes I have a battery tray.

    Thank you.
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    Ok I would get the hobby star cause them ones are hard cases


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    Double g? Where is this list of batteries we aren’t supposed to talk about?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clubin View Post
    Double g? Where is this list of batteries we arenít supposed to talk about?
    Contact a mod directly is best on that. Simply put it was copy write problems I believe. But as stated best to contact moderators.
    Living life.

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    list is anything from a website from Hong Kong. If the language filter has tripped then edit your post. I can’t post the names either as they will get covered up and I get no special privilege to name them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Double G View Post
    list is anything from a website from Hong Kong. If the language filter has tripped then edit your post. I can’t post the names either as they will get covered up and I get no special privilege to name them.
    Ok thank you.

    You got every body scared to say anything. Lol.

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    Have you got it running yet? Interested in how you like it, I’m very interested in going this route with mine. I have the smc 4s lipos and they are very nice if your still looking for batteries

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    How much


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    My bad I should have worded that differently. I’m not selling them just saying there great batteries

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    I have everything but motor and esc. Waiting on it from my lhs.

    I hate waiting.

    I’m going to try the 6700 traxxas 4s 25c batteries.
    I am going to pick up a couple GENS ACE 4S 15.2V 7500MAH LIHV 100C LIPO BATTERY PACKS


    https://webstore.eliminator-rc.com/g...o-battery-pack

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clubin View Post
    I have everything but motor and esc. Waiting on it from my lhs.

    I hate waiting.

    Iím going to try the 6700 traxxas 4s 25c batteries.
    I am going to pick up a couple GENS ACE 4S 15.2V 7500MAH LIHV 100C LIPO BATTERY PACKS


    https://webstore.eliminator-rc.com/g...o-battery-pack
    I hope that's for 2. Look around, you can find them for 120ish a piece.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nickruger View Post
    I hope that's for 2. Look around, you can find them for 120ish a piece.

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    Thatís in Canadian $$$. Itís almost twice as much up here. Lol.

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    I’ve been in the RC hobby for over 25 years. Never had such a disgusting experience dealing with a manufacturer.
    Poor communication on their part, or better described as non existent. Something seemed fishy from the start. My hunch about something being weard was 100% correct.

    I’m taking about you WFO you guys are awful. I hope this saves somebody else from finding out the hard way.

    Don’t buy from these guys!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clubin View Post
    Iíve been in the RC hobby for over 25 years. Never had such a disgusting experience dealing with a manufacturer.
    Poor communication on their part, or better described as non existent. Something seemed fishy from the start. My hunch about something being weard was 100% correct.

    Iím taking about you WFO you guys are awful. I hope this saves somebody else from finding out the hard way.

    Donít buy from these guys!
    So share. I must not have heard the story. Just googled the site. Just curious.


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    Parts ordered
    sept 16 grand total of $362.26
    Recieved confirmation of order same day
    On my original order was the 30/35 gears. I asked 3 times after my order was placed and before it was shipped to get the gearing changed to 25/30.

    M Martinez used excuses like I was fighting a flood in Texas. For his crappy response times. I was told it’s a custom order and it takes time. Nothing custom about the order. Just stuff bought off the site.

    I was provided a screen shot of a Facebook page that I was told was the owner.
    I was asked if I wanted to can Cancel my order. After my money was taken.
    Again I asked yo hey gearing changed
    I was told owner is working on it.

    Owner sent the gears that were on the original order they were not changed even though I asked 3 times.

    Now that I have the wrong gears m Martinez wants me to send them back at my expense when they receive them they will mail at my expense the 25/30 gears to me.
    I told him to ship out the correct gears with a prepaid envelope to me and I’d mail the wrong gears back.

    https://wforcracing.com/

    Check out the site.
    No contact info.
    No phone number.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clubin View Post
    Parts ordered
    sept 16 grand total of $362.26
    Recieved confirmation of order same day
    On my original order was the 30/35 gears. I asked 3 times after my order was placed and before it was shipped to get the gearing changed to 25/30.

    M Martinez used excuses like I was fighting a flood in Texas. For his crappy response times. I was told itís a custom order and it takes time. Nothing custom about the order. Just stuff bought off the site.

    I was provided a screen shot of a Facebook page that I was told was the owner.
    I was asked if I wanted to can Cancel my order. After my money was taken.
    Again I asked yo hey gearing changed
    I was told owner is working on it.

    Owner sent the gears that were on the original order they were not changed even though I asked 3 times.

    Now that I have the wrong gears m Martinez wants me to send them back at my expense when they receive them they will mail at my expense the 25/30 gears to me.
    I told him to ship out the correct gears with a prepaid envelope to me and Iíd mail the wrong gears back.

    https://wforcracing.com/

    Check out the site.
    No contact info.
    No phone number.
    Thanks for the explanation. Thatís a sketchy business at best.


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    I did get everything I ordered.

    What made me mad was asking so many times to get something changed that never got changed.

    There are better companies out there to deal with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clubin View Post
    I did get everything I ordered.

    What made me mad was asking so many times to get something changed that never got changed.

    There are better companies out there to deal with.
    You jut ordered things that can be procured anywhere. Having it bundled as a kit is nice. If I have to badger someone to get what I paid for, no return customer.


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    So just so you know the guy is a one man Band itís hard for an order to get changed and he is always busy I will say it is NOT his fault for your mistake of choosing the wrong gears he has all those gears machined one at a time


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    Quote Originally Posted by Overpowerxmaxx View Post
    So just so you know the guy is a one man Band itís hard for an order to get changed and he is always busy I will say it is NOT his fault for your mistake of choosing the wrong gears he has all those gears machined one at a time


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    I know he is your buddy and maybe you get preferential treatment, but more than once I had to PM him multiple times and eventually after weeks of no results had to go to Mike instead who helped me immediately. I know he has had some major personal issues lately but my experience was 6 months ago before WFO existed. He isn't a shyster by any means, very good dude from what I can tell, but the service is sketchy at best. If your going to represent yourself as a legitimate buisness with a website that supports ordering online you need to deliver. Not cool telling somebody a month long horrible customer service experience is their fault because they wanted to change something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Overpowerxmaxx View Post
    So just so you know the guy is a one man Band it’s hard for an order to get changed and he is always busy I will say it is NOT his fault for your mistake of choosing the wrong gears he has all those gears machined one at a time


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    Only one problem for me to agree. It was 4 days from when I ordered it to when it was shipped.
    Who ever this m Martinez guy is he is useless! If sombody like that worked for me I’d fire him!

    I’ve never received a email or any contact with Brian.

    If Brian is to busy he needs to figure out what’s important and concentrate on that. I’m confident this isn’t it. He doesn’t care if he did he would make this rite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clubin View Post
    Only one problem for me to agree. It was 4 days from when I ordered it to when it was shipped.
    Who ever this m Martinez guy is he is useless! If sombody like that worked for me Iíd fire him!

    Iíve never received a email or any contact with Brian.

    If Brian is to busy he needs to figure out whatís important and concentrate on that. Iím confident this isnít it. He doesnít care if he did he would make this rite.
    So is the only issue that it has taken so long to get the gears exchanged and the communication is really poor?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nickruger View Post
    So is the only issue that it has taken so long to get the gears exchanged and the communication is really poor?

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    Communication is non existent.

    I was told to send back the wrong gears that I told them to change 3 times! I already paid $87.26 usd to get that stuff shipped here. Yes that is a outrageous shipping cost!

    I was told that I need to ship the wrong gears back at my expense and they will ship the correct gears to me, which I’d probably have to pay for. I told Martinez to ship the gears to me with a prepaid return envelope and I will return the incorrect gears they sent. Because it was his screw up! Never got a response.

    Im giving them till tomorrow evening.

    What is Brian’s last name? I’ve asked for him to contact me numerous times. No success.

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    Btw I have no idea who m Martinez is

    Pm him on fb Bryan Caudill


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    I told him about this incident so tell him it has been discussed on here


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    Quote Originally Posted by Overpowerxmaxx View Post
    I told him about this incident so tell him it has been discussed on here


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    I’m not chasing him down. He can come find me. Until then I will continue advertising for him.

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