Introduction: Converting Old Nitro Car to Electric
I have converted with a "Chinese" nitro buggy (1/10 scale) into an electrical powered rally car.
The first thing is to disassemble the nitro engine, brakes, exhaust pipe, throttle servo and nitro tank:
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Step 1: Mounting Bracket
The motor mounting adapter can be bought from ebay or aliexpress. It's very cheap.
Step 2: Bracket Is Fitted With Screws and Nuts
bracket is fitted with screws and nuts.
Step 3: Adjustment Slots:
Step 4: Brushed Motor
This motor (Graupner 600, 550 size) can operate at 2S or 3S Lipo:
Step 5: ESC, Receiver and Battery
Brushed Esc, 2.4Ghz receiver and 3s battery.
Step 6: ESC, Receiver and Battery
Step 7: Battery
The battery is fastened with "velcro":
Step 8: Mounting Posts
I also changed the body (Citroen ZX rally) and adapted the mounting posts with aluminum profiles.
Step 9: Fitting the Rear Mounting Posts
Step 10: Fitting the Front Mounting Posts
Step 11: The Car Has Two Bodies
Step 12: The Car Has Two Bodies
Step 13: Citroen ZX Rally Body
Citroen ZX rally body (Panda-Thunder Tiger)