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Old 01-23-2015, 03:21 PM   #16
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Interesting, thanks. Guess I need to find a 13t mod1 pinion then. I'll check to see if the LHS has the 13t tomorrow before swapping the motors then.

It figures though, I have 15t-19t. I am running a 15t right now.

Any suggestion on pinion for the HW 4700? Bear in mind, the 15t was used on the pro4HD. (another tekno driver running the pro4 4k is running a 17t pinion)
I ran a 14 on my 4700 .
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Old 01-23-2015, 08:46 PM   #17
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The 4000kv is the best all around motor in my opinion. The 4700KV is a monster and after gearing it down to make time on a big track you could just run the 4000kv and be just as fast down the straight. Now if you have some monster jumps to clear then try the 4700KV.
+ 1 The 4000 is an amazing motor,never gets hot!! $90 price point is a steal ! The amount of usable power is unlike any other( note: usable power) :-)
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Ever ran HW4700KV with 2s. Either having temp problem or lack if high end speed with adjusting pinion size
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Hobbywing 4700 with 14 pinion in scte is fast and doesn't run hot. If it's hot you either have too much timing in the esc or something binding in the drive-train.
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What would I be losing by using a HW motor with an R8 Pro X ESC? Anything of consequence?
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