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Belt drive

Richard1

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What setup is most popular 4 Redcat Rampage Mt would love to give a belt drive but do not know enough about how long to get belt what gears I should use or anyting and the kit is no longer available can anybody tell me how to do this
 

biggo

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What setup is most popular 4 Redcat Rampage Mt would love to give a belt drive but do not know enough about how long to get belt what gears I should use or anyting and the kit is no longer available can anybody tell me how to do this

You just have to keep checking back. He'll restock, just doesn't have many on hand at once I guess.
 

RampageCrazy26cc

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,VA
so is the germen guy the best belt drive to try to get?

im wanting a belt drive but cant seem to find anyone selling them.
 

biggo

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USA, Baltimore, MD
I use the Stern-CNC belt drive on my Rampage MT and Dunerunner. That system is still available last I looked. Also not sure where you live, but belts are available in the USA too. I broke one belt so far out of both rc's. I found a US seller that offers a polyurethane belt with steel cords inside instead of the rubber and fiberglass corded. Looks pretty cool too. Check it out View attachment 14314

@ G-Man, Did you receive a variety of gears with your belt drive? I have 3 gears for the cluth bell shaft and am curious how each performs. I didnt count the number of teeth, but there's 3 sizes and the middle sized gear was pre-installed.
 

G-Man

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Pittsburgh,PA
@ G-Man, Did you receive a variety of gears with your belt drive? I have 3 gears for the cluth bell shaft and am curious how each performs. I didnt count the number of teeth, but there's 3 sizes and the middle sized gear was pre-installed.
No single gear in the V5 kit I got. Kinda wish I got the version you have. I am limited here
 

Phill

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Yeppoon QLD Au
No single gear in the V5 kit I got. Kinda wish I got the version you have. I am limited here
Me too but it's a bit expensive for me.
I assume you've got the one with the adjustable tensioner?
I already get in trouble when a package arrives for my "toys"
 

biggo

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Me too but it's a bit expensive for me.
I assume you've got the one with the adjustable tensioner?
I already get in trouble when a package arrives for my "toys"

The one I bought does have an adjustable tensioner, and the gears have raised edge to secure belt. Tensioner is nothing more than a few bearings. Also, the gears are a tight fit on the shafts. I may have to drill them out a bit.
 

Phill

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The one I bought does have an adjustable tensioner, and the gears have raised edge to secure belt. Tensioner is nothing more than a few bearings. Also, the gears are a tight fit on the shafts. I may have to drill them out a bit.
Sounds great.
Does the tensioner have a spring or is it just set manually?
You'll have to post a vid when you get her running.
 

Kreuzritter

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hi, sorry for the translation, I have to use google translate. I own a redcat rampage MT and faced the problem of buying a v5 belt drive, the guy from stern-cnc no longer sells them, so I have to pick the gears and belts myself. I have a small request for you, could you please give me the dimensions of the gears and idler pulley (diameter) and what is the length of the belt? I will be grateful if you can help me.
 

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