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Old 08-27-2012, 07:00 PM   #1696
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Old 08-27-2012, 07:44 PM   #1697
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With all this ESC setup talk I have a question about it: If your radio allows the throttle expo to go up to 150%, which of the ways below do you setup your ESC. Because I am having speed problems as well.

1.) Set throttle expo to 100% then do ESC normal setup. After setup complete, crank throttle expo up to 150%.

2.) Set throttle expo to 150% then do ESC normal setup. Leave throttle expo at 150%.

3.) Set throttle expo to 100% then do ESC normal setup. Leave throttle expo at 100%.

4.) None of the above. If this option please explain.
I think you might be talking about end points rather than expo. You should not have any expo dialed into the throttle while you calibrate the speed control. Novak speed controls set very reliably and you generally don't need to do anything special other than follow the instructions. However, if you think you are having problems finding full throttle or full brake, set the throttle end point to 98%, calibrate, then set the end point back to 100%.

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Also, anyone that uses the GTB2 esc....what settings do you change from the spec settings.
I turn on reverse, so I don't have to leave the driver's stand as much while I'm practicing.
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Old 08-27-2012, 08:40 PM   #1698
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I think you might be talking about end points rather than expo. You should not have any expo dialed into the throttle while you calibrate the speed control. Novak speed controls set very reliably and you generally don't need to do anything special other than follow the instructions. However, if you think you are having problems finding full throttle or full brake, set the throttle end point to 98%, calibrate, then set the end point back to 100%.



I turn on reverse, so I don't have to leave the driver's stand as much while I'm practicing.
Yep sorry I meant throttle epa instead of expo. I'll go back and edit post
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Old 08-27-2012, 09:05 PM   #1699
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I hope they hurry up and test them I need new packs for the nats
They should be on the ROAR list by the race and I'll have them there for sale at a great price too!

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They should be on the ROAR list by the race and I'll have them there for sale at a great price too!

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Going to need a new USVTA legal speeder. Any news on the new LRP?
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Old 08-28-2012, 10:09 AM   #1702
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With all this ESC setup talk I have a question about it: If your radio allows the throttle epa to go up to 140%, which of the ways below do you setup your ESC. Because I am having speed problems as well.

1.) Set throttle epa to 100% then do ESC normal setup. After setup complete, crank throttle epa up to 140%.

2.) Set throttle epa to 140% then do ESC normal setup. Leave throttle epa at 140%.

3.) Set throttle epa to 100% then do ESC normal setup. Leave throttle epa at 100%.

4.) None of the above. If this option please explain.

Also, anyone that uses the GTB2 esc....what settings do you change from the spec settings.
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Old 08-29-2012, 07:53 PM   #1703
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Looking for a good VTA chassis if anyone has anything. Been looking online but no real luck. I'd like to find something a little older. TC5? T3 2010?

Also are there any chassis a person should just avoid all together?
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Old 08-29-2012, 08:22 PM   #1704
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Looking for a good VTA chassis if anyone has anything. Been looking online but no real luck. I'd like to find something a little older. TC5? T3 2010?

Also are there any chassis a person should just avoid all together?
Stay away from the Traxxas 4-Tec Electric. Very bad performance in that car.
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Going to need a new USVTA legal speeder. Any news on the new LRP?
not yet...

but please keep in mind, testing doesnt mean approved...we have tested plenty esc's, and nothing so far...we just want to make sure the right choice is made when adding new esc's or fooling with the rules at all...

Ive got another one to test today as well...

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Stay away from the Traxxas 4-Tec Electric. Very bad performance in that car.
I fully realize that Traxxas makes boatload after boatload of money selling durable hobby grade toys to backyard bashers, but you would think that after years in the hobby that they would produce a few competition worthy machines. You know they have the money and the know how. Surely they could get a TC Pro to CAD them a prototype for the next generation of touring car.
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:11 PM   #1707
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Is there a particular place that actually carries the two motors in stock? Cant seem to find a motor....
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Is there a particular place that actually carries the two motors in stock? Cant seem to find a motor....
My favorite place to get them is AdvantageHobby.com

My 2nd most favorite place is StormerHobbies.com

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Old 08-29-2012, 11:12 PM   #1709
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