Recently I bought a new HPI Sprint 2 Flux RTR Car:
I was looking for a battery too and bought a PLAZMA 11.1V Lipo:
First i looked at the “Plazma LiPo Battery Fitting Guide for HPI Kits” and it says:
“Sprint 2 Flux - 25mm case 7.4V 5300 fits OK (belt will rub slightly) but #101940 or #101941 round case fits better because of belt.”
It said nothing about the 11.1V pack here. Further down however it said that the 11.1V pack will FIT the stock Sprint 2 Flux:
Well, it does not fit at all... The 11.1V Lipo I have is way bigger (higher) than the one on the product page pic (even though it is the same model):
The packs lenght or width does not seem to be a problem, but the height as you can see is slightly too high for the car to fit and WAY to high for the belt – even if it would fit by height, the belt would rub strong on the lipo.
So of course my question is: Is there a (easy, low-cost) way to mod the chassis to make the 3S lipo fit in? I was looking for fun out of the box and I’m not much of a tinkerer, thats why I bought the RTR and the pre wired PLAZMA Lipo. I also searched google and this forum for similar problems with no luck.
The info on the HPI product page is simply wrong or at least incomplete regarding the 11.1 PLAZMA pack. Maybe it will fit –somehow- but not on the stock car... This battery was NOT cheap and I’m quite dissapointed right now as you can probably understand. The LAST solution for me would be to sell the Lipo and buy a 7.4V 2 cell hard case (fits “OK” according to HPI but who knows...). Did I overlook something
? Does the pack fit and I'm only too stupid to realize how?
I would be thankful for any advice. Sorry for mediocre english.