Originally Posted by JAM MaxAmps
I've got mine sitting here in my hand. I pulled it because I'm running a Mamba Max with a 7700kv on a 16T right now. Just counted the stock and it is 18T.
Read the Traxxas forums mate, most people will concur that a Mamba Max 7700 in a Slash is just going to burn itself out, 380 size rotor in a 1/8th scale truck?
Personally I wouldn't listen to the nonsensical ramblings of Maxamps staff, I bought from them once and it was the worst experience I have had in 10 years of buying stuff online.
A decent 550 motor is essential, something like the greatplanes S600 or the Graupner Speed 600, a 540 motor will run hot and be underpowered. Of course if you run in a sub zero climate, you won't notice motor heat until it packs up on you. The climate I deal with, 100-110 degrees most of the year, even a Mamba 4600 on a 13/90 combo will top 175-180 degrees in 5 minutes, and that's on a 5 cell Nimh.