Transmission for older RC10?
I bought a junk box from a former R/C enthusiast. It contained several radios, two old roller chassies, a bunch of motors, servos, ESCs, batteries, etc., condition mostly unknown. I subsequently found all the motors and servos run fine, and at least one radio.
One chassis is a Team Associated RC10-T3. Plastic frame, front-mounted sideways steering servo (full of dirt). The other chassis I believe is an older RC10T of some kind, metal frame, fat middle, skinny front end.
The plastic-frame RC10-T3 has transmission problems. If you turn the spur gear by hand, it turns easily, but the wheels don't turn at all. If you hold one wheel and turn the other, the axle shaft of the turning sheels turns correctly, but the spur gear doesn't turn. As it came in the junk box, it had a 13-turn brushless motor and a Novak XBR Sport ESC. Wouldn't surprise me if that motor/ESC combination shredded one or more tranny gears. The metal pinion gear on the motor, looks like someone has been chewing on it.
I could try to diagnose it and maybe repair it, but I'd rather just put a new (maybe upgraded) transmission on it, along with a new pinion of course. The motor and ESC work fine, very torquey. I downloaded the data sheet for the ESC, wow it sounds bulletproof, 120A per phase.
My question is, where would I find a suitable transmission for an RC10-T3? Probably a newbie question, sorry if the answer is obvious to you more experienced folks. But I haven't a clue where to start.