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Old 11-17-2008, 11:03 AM   #1
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What connectors are you guys using for a quick change connector on burshless motors? I thought about using two sets of deans but that would look tacky.
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I have seen guys using 4mm Male and Female bullett connectors. The are soldering the Female connector directly to the motor and using the male on the wire to just plug it in.

It makes changing a motor at the track really easy without having to use a soldering iron. Just one less thing you have to bring to the track.
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I know a lot of our on road guys use a hacked up Dean's plug, but most use the Bullet's for off road
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3.5mm Bullet connectors.

I put the female part Next to the motor. (see attached pic) I solder a wire onto one of the posts/holes. Cut it really short (maybe 1/4" or less), strip the silicone covering off the wire. I then tin that wire and attach the female connector and cover with shrink tubing. I repeat this process for the other 2 posts/holes on the motor.

For the speedo wires, I put the male side of the connector here. I cover the wires A, B, and C with their respective colored shrink tubing to keep things straight.

I've done this for my cars as well as a few other people at the track. It works VERY well and makes swapping out motors easy.
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that's very nicely done. been thinking of doing something along that line.

i found that Yeah Racing also has 3.5mm male & female connectors with beefy plastic housing.

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Bunch of us at my track also do the 3.5mm or 4mm connectors.
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I had been using Astroflight's Zero-Loss Connector 3-pin...

They're a little pricey, though, so using 3.5mm or 4mm bullet connectors would be more economical...and dr_hfuhuhurr's got a really neat implementation of it...
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