View Full Version : MR02 to MR015 Conversion

November Rain
2007.12.06, 03:05 PM
I am looking to take one of my old MR02 cars and make a MR015 to play around with. I was just going to purchase a MR015 Main Chassis Set and just use the old MR02 board. My question is will the old MR02 steering gears and chambers work as is in the MR015 chassis or will this need to be rebuild with the MR015 small part set?

2007.12.06, 03:28 PM
Steering gear and knuckle will work with MR015. The plates that the steering gears mounts on is different. Tie rod is narrower, and you will need MR015 nuts for the battery terminal or just hard solder them in.

November Rain
2007.12.06, 03:45 PM
thanks. i had planned on getting the parts for the full conversion and was hoping I could just lift out the entire steering assembly and install in the MR015 - but that would have been too easy !!

2007.12.06, 03:58 PM
You will need the main chassis set and small parts as well as tie rod

2007.12.06, 06:25 PM
Just curious, why do you want to do that? To fit other bodies?

2007.12.06, 06:33 PM
Why dont you keep the MR-02 and put the Pn 015 conversion on the front of the 02 chassis. You will be able to run most 015 bodies on your 02 chassis. ;)

2007.12.06, 08:35 PM
This is a cost effective way to go. Be best to use one of those transparent skeleton chassis sets, as it has the small parts with it. Then all you would need is the steering bar (MZ153). This way you can change back to the MR02 if you want to later, just keep your old parts together. At least the MR02-MR015 servo isn't that hard for me, the MA010 servo is another story though. Best bet is to keep everyting in order, and use the right tools.

With the PN bar set you are into cutting. Now that you have destroyed your chassis, you will need a replacement chassis or an MR02 tower set to change back.

In the end, it's your choice.

November Rain
2007.12.06, 10:35 PM
I wanted to have a stock 015 to run in a 015 class at our local track. I made the conversion tonight with buying the 015 chassis shell, steering arms and parts kit. It was pretty easy transferring the board and steering assembly.

2007.12.12, 06:41 PM
oic... You guys should have the mini cooper class or 90mm HM. They're fun to drive!

2007.12.12, 09:25 PM
yep... indeed they are... :D

November Rain
2007.12.13, 02:56 PM
do they make an alumium high mount for the mini-coops?

2007.12.18, 11:33 PM
do they make an alumium high mount for the mini-coops?
Yes. I have one. The stock HM cannot use a disc damper without a creative solution... the Atomic alloy HM can. However, you need a motor that has a the two screw holes to mount it and adjust gear mesh. I disassembled the car that I had the mount on for a Nascar setup :P I may try the Atomic HM on an MR02... just for giggles.

November Rain
2007.12.19, 01:07 PM
if you don't mind me asking - where did you find the alum HM ?

2007.12.19, 04:54 PM
if you don't mind me asking - where did you find the alum HM ?

I have one I can part with. Shoot me an email or PM.


2007.12.19, 10:30 PM
I think I got it from the shop here. I got it a while ago... so Im not certain. Could have been RC Mart.

http://shop.tinyrc.com/product.php?productid=17842&cat=367&page=1 Try submitting a ticket and see if they can restock...

Do you race at Action RC? I can let you test it out if you do...

2007.12.19, 10:53 PM
eugene how does ur 02 conversion handle all in all