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Old 05-04-2003, 10:32 PM   #1
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Default Motar degree timing?

My Super rooster ESC says that modified motars should be timed at 0* I believe my 9T is at 10* I have no tools other than screw drivers and allan renches. Is it possible for me to fix this. If so how?
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Old 05-05-2003, 02:01 AM   #2
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first thing release the brush springs then pull the brushes out a little the there will be 2 screws oposite each other on the endbell undo these a little then just twist the top so that the lines on the can meet up with the lines one the endbell evenly this means 0 deg of timing.

be aware that your batteris will go flat faster the car will take off a little faster and have more touqe but less top end speed if u dont understand i can give u a pic
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Old 05-05-2003, 02:09 AM   #3
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Dear Sir,

Can you tell if I am correct ?

Say +10 degree = higher end speed, lower low end torque ? Or Vice Versa ?

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Old 05-05-2003, 02:20 AM   #4
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Motor timing is slightly more complex than that.

First point - leaving the motor at it's factory-set timing is best for most people.

Second point - the Super Rooster is only saying 0deg (maybe referring to a twin motor setup?), for a single motor leave it with the standard advance.

Timing is advanced by turning the endbell anti-clockwise as you look at it. Motors perform better with a small amount of advance.

Small amounts of advance (6-12 degrees) improve efficiency, and give a small increase in power.

Large amounts (18-24 degrees) increase power, but efficiency drops off. Going too far will make a very innefficient motor, and eventually the power will start to drop off.
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Old 05-05-2003, 02:41 AM   #5
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Thanks ! This is simply but easy understanding information for a rookie like me.
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