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  1. T

    Painfully slow acceleration - AMP MT.

    I understood that the ECX amp would be slow in stock form, but what bugs me is that there is no punch at all when starting. No tire spin and very slow build up to top speed. I upgraded to a goolrc 17 turn brushed motor (cheap Chinese ebay motor) and while the top speed is a bit better, the...
  2. CumminsFan

    Mamba micro x brushless

    Anyone run this system in their temper? Thinking of running this, or the same esc with the new holmes hobbies 380 revolver
  3. T

    I'm a complete newb, please help

    Hi there, Last year we gave our son a ECX amp buggy for his birthday, he's only 7, so he runs it pretty hard. Just recently, the steering stopped working. I've searched the forum and I see posts that are similar, but I'm trying to connect all of the dots and could use some help. From what I've...
  4. Bezbezik'73

    Ruckus 2WD Upgrade? ESC, Steering Servo etc.....

    Hello! Just getting back in to this hobby after many years away, things have certainly come on a bit since my 1986 Blackfoot, so I got hold of a new/old stock Ruckus for general bashing and to learn with. After a couple of days of running stock everything (NiMh batteries at the minute), I've...
  5. T

    ESC and Transmitter upgrade for Temper

    looking to get a new esc looking to make mine faster but still a crawler. also thinking about getting a new radio any recommendations??? For the 1/18
  6. S

    HELP!!! Ruckus will steer but not drive!!!!

    I am still pretty new to the hobby. I have a 1/10 Ruckus 2WD When I turn her on she doesn’t make the beep noises (she’s gone mute). But I have the red light. I can steer the front end fine but when I give it throttle, No response. The light on the ecu seems like it’s getting signal when I give...
  7. Slim68782003

    AMP MT complete electrical overhaul.

    So I bought my son (17 yo) his first hobby grade rc for his birthday a few weeks back. I turned him loose in our local hobby and he chose an ECX Amp MT. Not knowing much about rc cars (I'm an airplane guy myself) I didn't realize that this model was on its way out... He drove his truck with...
  8. R

    Can a ECX Ruckus 4x4 run on LiPo batteries?

    Can rukcus run a 4s lipo. On a stock chassis. Depending on what esc upgrade and motor
  9. BriaN

    Oh no.. SMOKE In my ESC- HELP!!

    I recently installed a budget amazon brushless motor and esc, (60A esc and 4370kv 4 pole motor) and I plugged in my 2S 2 cell lipo. It was working fine, I ran it for about 20 minutes, maybe more. I was doing some fun wheelies and it was going fast on my amp. After 20 minutes, the steering just...
  10. Pgotcha

    No forward motion

    brought the ruckus 4x4 brushless rc two days ago was over a friends and was charging my battery. I ended up grabbing the wrong battery and hooking it up to my ruckus . Went out played with my ruckus for about 10 mins and lost throttle , what is wrong with my ruckus ???
  11. Bloodiedbutcher

    Esc calibration

    Hello all. I’m having slight trouble with my esc I think..... I was just looking to recalibrate and I can’t seem to find out how. Anyone have any info please? Thanks in advance!!!
  12. WaterLoupe

    Need help going brushless

    I recently fried my stock brushed motor on my Torment and now I'm seeking a new one. I've decided that I would upgrade my car by going brushless. I manged to find a two cheap brushless motor/ESC combos, and I was wondering if I could have your opinion on them. I was also wondering if I were to...
  13. H

    Recommendations on an ESC

    So I think the ESC on my son's AMP MT has gone out again, this would be the second one now and I think I will just upgrade it. The truck will steer and go forward fine, but has lost it's reverse. Couldn't find anything in the manual about a race mode, and I tried adjusting the throttle trim...
  14. Maarten

    Want to go brushless...

    Hi, I want to go for a brushless setup in my ecx circuit 2wd. I was planning on going with a goolrc setup. My question is wat combo should I buy for my rc? I probably could find it out myself. But it would be a lot faster to just just ask on the forum :D.
  15. V

    Torment spins out after brushless upgrade

    I have the 4x4 torment (grey body) and recently upgraded to brushless. Now it spins out at 3/4 throttle. Wondering how to solve that issue. Everything else is stock btw
  16. mattyd4201taim

    castle sidewinder 3 esc

    so I have the castle combo 5700kv with the sidewinder3 esc.....the esc gets to hot after 5 min run time using a 20c 2s dynamite lipo. so the original on/off switch fried so I took the switch from the stock esc for the ecx amp and wired that switch to the esc...does anyone think that might be why...
  17. Mongol Pete

    Nice Affordable Brushless Combo (Amp)

    I am very pleased with the fit and performance of this Hobbywing WP10BL50/3300kv combo. It was $44 shipped. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/50A-Waterproof-ESC-HSP-37017-03307-Brushless-Engine-Motor-540-3300KV-03302-Support-2S-3S-Lipo/32749658055.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.ZfQPQx
  18. Rathar3

    New amp eletronics

    Ordered the new radio,esc and servo for my amp kit. Radio is a Tactic ttx300 3 channel. I like these they are decent but not overly complicated and pretty rugged have one on my sawback and it works great. The 3rd channel can be made 2 3 or 4 position. Also its a small rx and no antenna wire...
  19. M

    Torment will not respond to throttle or steering

    My torment was running fine I removed the speed control and receiver to trouble shoot with another car I have. After I reinstalled to the original car now my Torment will not respond I can not find the instructions on how to bind the receiver and the controller does anyone know where I can find...
  20. C

    AMP 13003 speed controler issues

    Hello, I got a couple of AMP's, one had the speed controler go out. I called Horizon Hobbies and they sent me a new one (for free!), however it is the upgraded one that can take lipos. So I attached it, took me forever to bind it, and now it will only steer the front wheels. I can't go...
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