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Old 2004.04.14, 12:50 AM   #1
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miniz wheelbase and more silly questions

I'm thinking about buying mini-z and have several typical newbie questions.
What's the z's wheelbase? I'd like to try to fit 1/24 bodies on the z. I understand it might not work but being a scale modeller you have to try...
Second, which charger of available for bigger scales you guys are using to charge these AAA cells?
I don't need to know basics of charging - i'm not new to r/c after racing Kyosho Inferno for couple of years, just make and model.
Thank you people, any help would be greately appreciated
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Old 2004.04.14, 02:01 AM   #2
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not sure on exact wheelbase on the z... but you can adopt certain 1/24 scale model bodies on them... for some, you'll have to fabricate your own h plate.... search for "perfect fits"... i think it's a thread that has perfect fit scale models that would fit on the z...

as for the charger... i just use a regular fast charger for aaa's... some guys use high tech chargers like novak etc... but you will have to purchase a battery tray to charge 4 of them together...
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Old 2004.04.14, 08:29 AM   #3
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The biggest problem with fitting 1/24 bodies to the Z isn't the wheelbase, that's easily altered, it's the width. Only the most compact of 1/24 model car bodies will fit the stock Z width. You wouldn't want to run to hard or race with a model car body anyways, they are too fragile. MRO2 Enzo wheels widen up a Z a fair amount, but I think you'd still be limited to what bodies will look right. The other problem is the diameter of the wheels, they are on the small size compared to anything but a compact 1/24, so unless you are doing a lowrider.....

I just use the newer Energizer Nihm's (the silver and green cells) and Energizer's 30 minute charger.

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Old 2004.04.14, 09:24 AM   #4
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Thank you!!!

Thank you people for taking time to reply. It was helpfull for me!
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Old 2004.04.14, 10:38 AM   #5
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also for batteries check out the rayovac ic-3 batteries that are 800 mah and charge in just 15 mins
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