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Old 01-22-2011, 05:37 PM
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hello all i just got a venom gpv1 which is great timing because my real bike got stolen. I like it and have read a lot of threads on other forums about them and the problems right out of the box so i've been working on those... of course with a test drive in between.. it seems one of the bigest problems i'm having is the crash bars draging around turns and some body rub. I'm sure this will all take some understanding.. I think i'm just going to take it all the way apart and then put it back together maybe move some of the electronics around a bit. and find a smaller battery. I'm still new to rc though so battery sizes and power outputs and all are still a little greek to me.
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Old 01-22-2011, 05:42 PM
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Just match your voltage and if you get a lipo pack mind the C rating, needs to be 15 to 20 + for your application (I think). Just copy what the brains on the bike forums are doing and you'll probably be right

I know people (very strange people!) with these and the soft front tire is an absolute must.

Here are the strange people in action:

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yeah i don't plan on doing anything outside of the box of what everyone else has done. just to be safe.

the little thing seems to be able to take quite a bit of abuse.

and yes it's easy to tell a softer front tire is a must
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I am getting my GPV-1 sometime this week. I am expecting it wither Wednesday or Thursday. I also have a Kyosho HOR coming, new in box with no electronics other than stock motor. I may just sell the Kyosho and keep the Venom. I hope to find other R/C bikers in the southeastern NC area.

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Just match your voltage and if you get a lipo pack mind the C rating, needs to be 15 to 20 + for your application (I think). Just copy what the brains on the bike forums are doing and you'll probably be right

I know people (very strange people!) with these and the soft front tire is an absolute must.

Here are the strange people in action:

http://www.vimeo.com/12473801
got a chuckle out of that video.

are these guys running the soft front tire and still hopping while leaning into the corners?
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If you can, find an antennae tube. IDK if you can still buy them or not.

Push the tube over the crash bars and reinstall them. Now when you turn sharply the bars will slide and not catch on the pavement.

I have a preHOR Kyosho and the Venom since they first came out. Both are lots of fun.

Your post may get me out to run them soon.

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Got to know a new setup. Thanks for contribution. If you made it, share some pics of yours.
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