Originally Posted by jlee77
Radio active...i plan on setting this car up as what i would call my test car..Which is why im not going lipo in this one.Im using this car as my stepping stone into lipo since ive been out of the hobby for so long.I do plan on getting the associated r5.Red bull..I race with a mix of guys.The ones who are running 12th scale are running lipo with the exception of two and they are brushless.I drive well but i just cant match the speed they are producing.and from what i understand,,kv ratings arent the same for all motor manufacturers so its hard to tell what will get me in the running.All i do know is that we clocked one lipo and one brushless non lipo and the lipo car topped out at 71 and the nimh hit 68..i also dont know what esc,s they are running or how they are tuned.
kv ratings within the same wind, on different brands are meaningless, ignore that data
It sounds like open motor/esc/battery rules where you race ?
What type of track are you racing on ?
68, 71, what measurement is that in ? ? ?