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Old 01-07-2009, 02:54 PM   #1
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Default Minimum servo torque.

Hello rc tech braintrust.

What are your opinions on the min. torque that I should run in touring car?

Second part, How well do bellcrank servo savers work with regard to safeguarding those precious gears?

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Old 01-07-2009, 03:01 PM   #2
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Personally speaking I have found that even standard servos with 3-4kgcm of torque can hold a (rubber tyre) touring wheel in position, although you notice the slower speed in some chicanes.

As far as the bellcrank type servo saver, I have had them on a few Yokomos, maybe a couple of other cars too, and they have been strong enough to break servo gears if incorrectly adjusted, so yes I would say they work. To my mind they are a little more precise than the servo horn type because they tend to have a stronger spring.
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