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Old 07-11-2003, 02:18 PM   #1
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i need to know whats a good pinion for stock racing ?

i want faster take off im using a 28 teeth
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If you want your car to accelerate faster, simply go to a smaller pinion gear (less teeth). This will make the car take off faster but you will loose top speed. Try dropping to a 26 tooth pinion.
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I got decent performance out of a Trinity P2k Pro with a 25 tooth pinion gear. This is the gear that came with my car, or that I picked up for it... I can't remember, it's been too long!

Do a search on Google for "r/c gearing", you'll come up with all sorts of helpers on this... gearing calculators, etc.
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it all depends what motor you're using and what track size you race on. but as mo said for more acceleration, try a smaller pinion. by doing this you will lose top speed, though.
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I get good results with my P2k and a 25t pinion and I race on a pretty tight track. Monster stock work well with a 21t. Reedy MVP would probably do good with a 23 or 24t. But I haven't tried my MVP yet. A P2k2 would probably do good about the same as the MVP, but my p2k2 is broken, one of the magnets in the can broke . I'm using a TC3 with the stock 72 spur.
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