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Im looking for some advice regarding my cat 2000 ec. Recently picked up a rolling chassis very cheap and looking to use a lipo set up in it. Has anyone got any experience of using lipos in an ec? will it take a shorty or a saddle pack?
I also need to find out what lipo tray it will need.
The buggy is going be used as a runner so any advice regarding essential upgrades would be appreciated.
At present it only has plastic shocks. Is this normal for an ec or have rhese been replaced?
It also appears to be running blade drive shafts and not rollers
Love the look of the ec cant wait run it
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I run saddle packs in mine, uses some AE carbon locators and KF straps and posts, if I remember correctly - very tight for space though. Should have dark greeny grey anodised pro shocks on it.
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I run saddle packs in mine, uses some AE carbon locators and KF straps and posts, if I remember correctly - very tight for space though. Should have dark greeny grey anodised pro shocks on it.
yeh i thought they might have been cheaper plastic shocks that were put on. ill replace them at some point. yeh it does look tight for space, going use top deck for spektrum rx so that should save a bit of space. have you got a code for the ae locators or kf straps? thanks
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Just use b44.2 trays and carbon bars. Fits standard holes fine
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Just use b44.2 trays and carbon bars. Fits standard holes fine
great stuff thanks for that
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I made my own
used some 3mm hex standoffs (easily found on ebay ) and sst /cat 3000 straps easy to make your own too


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Just use b44.2 trays and carbon bars. Fits standard holes fine
Tried the b44.2 trays. holes are no where near close to fitting
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The b44.2 trays do fit, however you do have to squeeze them a bit to make them fit.


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Im looking for some advice regarding my cat 2000 ec. Recently picked up a rolling chassis very cheap and looking to use a lipo set up in it. Has anyone got any experience of using lipos in an ec? will it take a shorty or a saddle pack?
I also need to find out what lipo tray it will need.
The buggy is going be used as a runner so any advice regarding essential upgrades would be appreciated.
At present it only has plastic shocks. Is this normal for an ec or have rhese been replaced?
It also appears to be running blade drive shafts and not rollers
Love the look of the ec cant wait run it
ec rollers driveshafts should have the plastic shocks

ecs the special with blades should have the greygreen anodized ones....

mvh isobarik
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ec rollers driveshafts should have the plastic shocks

ecs the special with blades should have the greygreen anodized ones....

mvh isobarik
looks like mine might be a bit of a mix then
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