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Old 2014.10.20, 07:13 PM   #1
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Brushless Buggy

Is there such a thing as a drop in brushless replacement motor for the buggy?
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Old 2015.07.07, 08:15 AM   #2
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Good question. I've been wondering the same.
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Old 2015.07.07, 09:25 AM   #3
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I haven't looked at the electronics of the buggy but I'm sure that they are "ASF" based so you should be able to switch in a VE board to support the VE motors though I can't imagine why. The loss of torque and drag brake in exchange for unusable RPM seems counter productive for a buggy. But that's just my opinion.
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Old 2015.07.07, 09:29 AM   #4
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I haven't looked at the electronics of the buggy but I'm sure that they are "ASF" based so you should be able to switch in a VE board to support the VE motors though I can't imagine why. The loss of torque and drag brake in exchange for unusable RPM seems counter productive for a buggy. But that's just my opinion.
I couldn't agree more!! Jato, I linked you to a couple motors that will give you much better performance in your other thread.
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Old 2015.07.07, 01:17 PM   #5
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i've not seen much example of unusable RPM in a buggy yet but we don't seem them run all the time either. i really not sure what use any of the brushless motors above 9k are either given 9k is about as fast as you can get around a track with, even a large track. usable speed is relative though and entirely dependent on usage. i would love to drop in a 9k motor and tool around the streets.
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Old 2015.07.07, 03:50 PM   #6
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The boards in the buggy are ASF boards and they are a split design so they won't be replaceable with the standard VE board. Sorry for the bad news.

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Old 2015.07.07, 06:41 PM   #7
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The Brushless version of the Buggy will be out in Japan next month. You can probably get the brushless board soon after.
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Old 2015.07.07, 08:33 PM   #8
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Well it appears brushed is the best route for me at this time. If Kyosho releases a brushless buggy I can only imagine how expensive it will be.
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Old 2015.07.21, 12:56 AM   #9
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http://kyoshoshop-online.com/kyosho/...-z_buggy_spare

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Old 2015.07.21, 11:26 AM   #10
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The MB-010VE set is on the way.
http://www.kyosho.com/eng/products/r...duct_id=110280
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Old 2015.07.21, 12:04 PM   #11
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Wonder what the price tag will be.
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Old 2015.07.21, 01:16 PM   #12
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I can't read this PDF, but it says 24,000 and I'm thinking that's Yen which would be $194 which doesn't make any sense.
http://www.kyosho.com/jpn/event/pres...hizuoka_rc.pdf

It's listed here for $305.90
http://samuraihobby.com/kyosho/rc-ca...90-kyosho.html
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Old 2015.07.21, 08:55 PM   #13
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No that makes sense at 200$, if you buy a MR-03 VE from a japan hobby shop it is like 120$ US plus maybe 10-15$ for shipping. The JPY is very low so now is the time to buy your Mini-Z goodies from Japan if you are on a budget. I think futaba pro shop has pretty much everything Mini-Z and if you email them they should ship overseas.

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Old 2015.11.08, 03:07 PM   #14
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What is required to upgrade a buggy to brushless? Just the VE half of the board and a VE motor should do the trick, correct?



What is the black wire beside the on/off switch?
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Old 2015.11.08, 04:39 PM   #15
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The negative lead is my guess. You usually find the boards power supply near the on/off.
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