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Old 12-15-2015, 11:33 PM   #1
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Default Redcat 4x4 HELP HELP hi I upgrade redcat

I use 5000 mah lipo 3300kl hobby 64&26 gears on my redcat 4x4 1/10 maybe 15 or 30 sec motor running real hot burn smelling why ?
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Old 12-16-2015, 10:00 AM   #2
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assuming nothing wrong with the electronics when you noticed the issue, you could either be overgeared or undergeared I would think or the motor can't keep up with the demands being placed on it (like driving through grass a lot, etc)
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Geared too tall, I would guess. Try something like 64/22-23? Also make sure you have proper gear mesh. If the gears are pressed together too tightly, you create a LOT of resistance for the mother. 30 seconds is VERY fast to have an overheating motor.
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