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going from nt18t to m18t
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Author:  kant76 [ Wed Jun 14, 2006 01:53:13 ]
Post subject:  going from nt18t to m18t

can I rebuild my nt18t to a m18t
I can´t find any track for the 1/18 off road so now I want to change it in to eletric. is it enough to buy a new bottom plate, top plate and the battery holders and motormount and servo mount?

Author:  Mini_Me [ Wed Jun 14, 2006 09:07:46 ]
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That sounds about right. Wont you still have the same situation track wise though? Or you meant for gas?

Author:  kant76 [ Wed Jun 14, 2006 11:46:57 ]
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We have indoor tracks for that size car so thats actualy why i´m doing this , and because I lost my airfilter in a jump and compleatly destroyed the engine :-( with a new engine the same can happen again, with eletric it will never happen. other wise this is a total awsome truck with potiential to be at awsome indoor carpet racer but outside we only have very big 1/8 offroad tracks, and they are no good for this littel thing

Author:  DriftKing [ Wed Jun 14, 2006 22:50:07 ]
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How did you manage to destroy the engine?
ok, i know it from a savage but i'm just interested...

the electric ones are seriously fun.
if the diffs are the same it shouldn't be a problem.

Author:  kant76 [ Wed Jun 14, 2006 23:14:36 ]
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destroyed it by driving 100 yards with out the airfilter the littel foam pice was thrown out in at wild tumbel after at jump. it was very dusty.

the diffs are the same!

Author:  geezatec [ Thu Jun 15, 2006 02:40:51 ]
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A friend says , Why convert?? You look at Upper & lower plates, Power pack, plus options. You better off buying a M18T. You can rebuild the NT18 for less than buying a engine!! Almost the same price of a new NT18!!!

Author:  Roelof [ Thu Jun 15, 2006 08:34:38 ]
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A new kit will not give the carbon parts.....
But you can also get a plate of carbon or epoxy to make a chassis by yourself.

Author:  geezatec [ Thu Jun 15, 2006 20:02:49 ]
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Our opinion of 3 guys had with a cold one!!

Carbon chassis + Electronic power Pack approx. $205. An M18T list approx, $215. Engine for NT18 approx. $120, rebuilt with piston & sleeve, approx. $50.

Building his own chassis!! depends on him!!!

Just a opinion of 3 fellow racers!! Up to him to make the decision!!

Author:  kant76 [ Thu Jun 15, 2006 20:12:41 ]
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I already have the power pack ! so I just need the carbon kit,
and the battery holders. engine mount in alu, ect .. are in the konvertion kit. it´s about 66 euro..

have already rebuilded the engine and have it up and running again but I´ll keep it in spare for my nt 18 onroad car :-)

Author:  Mini_Me [ Fri Jun 16, 2006 08:42:54 ]
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Graphite Micro Truck Conversion Set - Blue Part number # 381171

Does not include the #382052 Alu Motor Holder M18T.

You will also need the rear stop for the battery holder from the Composite Battery Holder Set M18T Part number: # 386120.

Author:  geezatec [ Fri Jun 16, 2006 23:24:39 ]
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That answers my Question!! Chassis & options, would purchase the Minimum, the M18T. He already have the power pack. Got the engine fixed. Now he has Winter car,& summer car!! Sure it all composite, He may find out he doesnt need it!!
He got the opinion of 4 people, 2 of them offroad, xray Moderator, & myself.

Author:  Str8tNitro [ Sat Jun 17, 2006 07:55:16 ]
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Why would they do something like That!!! Downgrade a Model like that!! Either way still doesn't make sense!! Get a new Vehicle!!!

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