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NEW FOR 2017 - MC2!

MOTIV M-Code motors, now MC2 for 2017, come pre-set to perform well in most applications. Each MOTIV M-Code motor comes with a specification check list specific to that individual motor. All MOTIV M-Code spec motors come standard with the new "S-HIGH" rotor. If you prefer a different rotor, please send an email via the "Contact Us" page on the Motiv site and reference your order.

Motiv dealers in the U.S. that have received MC2s are:

ProLevel RC
Fordham Hobbies
Lefthander RC
TQ RC Racing
Activ RC
Gripworks RC
Stormer Hobbies
AMain Hobbies
NorCal Hobbies

& More - Check your local hobby shop!

“Defy” Series Pro Li-Po battery weights

“Shorty” 2 Cell, 7.4v, 5000mah, 65c+ - 215 grams
“Thin Shorty” 2 Cell, 7.4v, 3900mah, 65c+ - 159 grams
2 Cell, 7.4v, 5000mah, 60c+ - 258 grams
2 Cell, 7.4v, 6000mah, 90c+ - 311 grams

Following are some suggested starting points for the MC2 line of motors for each class (we will update/add to this as often as possible). One key piece to pay attention to when adjusting your motor is Amp Draw. Try to keep spec motors around 3.0.

25.5 F1
FDR: 2.9-3.2
Timing: 42-45* measured on Motolyser
Rotor: 12.3mm standard
Fan: Yes

25.5 USVTA
FDR: 3.6-3.9
Timing: 44-46* measured on Motolyser
Rotor: 12.3mm standard
Fan: Yes

21.5 USGT
FDR: 3.9-4.1
Timing: 46-48* measured on Motolyser
Rotor: S-HIGH
Fan: Yes

17.5 TC (Indoor/Small-Std. size Tracks)
FDR: 4.1-4.4
Timing: 46-48* measured on Motolyser
Rotor: S-HIGH
Fan: Yes

17.5 TC (Outdoor/Larger Tracks)
FDR: 3.8-4.0
Timing: 46-48* measured on Motolyser
Rotor: S-HIGH
Fan: Yes

17.5 1/12
Rollout: 83-85mm
Timing: 44-46* measured on Motolyser
Rotor: S-MID
Fan: No

13.5 TC (Indoor/Small-Std. size Tracks)
FDR: 4.7-4.9
Timing: 46-48* measured on Motolyser
Rotor: S-HIGH
Fan: Yes

13.5 TC (Outdoor/Larger Tracks)
FDR: 4.4-4.6
Timing: 46-48* measured on Motolyser
Rotor: S-HIGH
Fan: Yes

13.5 1/12
Rollout: 78-80mm
Timing: 44-46* measured on Motolyser
Rotor: S-MID
Fan: No

WGTR
Rollout: 73mm
Timing: 46
Rotor: S-MID for larger tracks. S-HIGH for smaller tracks, or tracks with black carpet.

17.5 2WD Buggy
FDR: 5.85-6.0
Timing: 45-48*
Rotor: S-HIGH
Fan: Yes

17.5 2WD SC & Stadium Truck
FDR: 7.5-7.8
Timing: 45-47*
Rotor: S-HIGH
Fan: Yes

13.5 4WD Buggy
FDR: 7.0-7.2
Timing: 45-47*
Rotor: S-HIGH
Fan: Yes

Following are starting points for Mod motors in the MC1 line

7.5 2WD Buggy
FDR: 10.2
Timing: @ 28*
Rotor: M-MID
Fan: Optional

5.5 TC
FDR: 7.0-7.2
Timing: @ 30*
Rotor: M-HIGH
Fan: Optional

4.5 TC
FDR: 7.6-7.8
Timing: @ 20*
Rotor: M-HIGH
Fan: Optional

Every MOTIV Motor is hand checked, assembled and packaged by a professional in house at our WI, USA office. During this process every motor component must meet MOTIV requirements before assembly and packaging. Included is a specification check list which is filled out on a motor to motor basis all through the testing and assembly process to ensure the quality of our finished product


How its Made: Motiv RC Brushless Motor assembly w/ Paul Lemieux

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Old 12-21-2015, 03:45 PM   #106
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PM sent, Tandum. Still open to input from anyone who may have experience with the Motiv 10.5 in off-road.
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Hi OVA,

It does seem they are out of stock most places, but I did find some in stock at Apex RC Pro Shop:

https://www.apexrc.com/electronics/motors/motiv-m-code/

A Motiv M-Code in an X1 sounds like a great combo!
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Hi OVA,

It does seem they are out of stock most places, but I did find some in stock at Apex RC Pro Shop:

https://www.apexrc.com/electronics/motors/motiv-m-code/

A Motiv M-Code in an X1 sounds like a great combo!
Thank you..buddy
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I have 21.5 motors on the way
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Www.gripworksrc.com
Thanks Alex, that's great to know!
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PM sent, Tandum. Still open to input from anyone who may have experience with the Motiv 10.5 in off-road.
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Just wired up the Motiv 21.5 into the USGT car. WOW!!! I haven't put it on the track yet, but just some bench testing, this thing has tons more torque than my Hobbywing did. It just sounds faster.

On a different note, the Motiv 25.5, was it built to meet ROAR specs, and has it been submitted for approval? I like USVTA being a single motor option class, but if they open it up to ROAR motors, and if the 25.5 is anything like the 21.5, I know which motor I want to get.

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Just wired up the Motiv 21.5 into the USGT car. WOW!!! I haven't put it on the track yet, but just some bench testing, this thing has tons more torque than my Hobbywing did. It just sounds faster.

On a different note, the Motiv 25.5, was it built to meet ROAR specs, and has it been submitted for approval? I like USVTA being a single motor option class, but if they open it up to ROAR motors, and if the 25.5 is anything like the 21.5, I know which motor I want to get.

Merry Christmas to all.
Hey professor,

I checked ROAR's website and their forums and it doesn't appear that they have any ROAR approved 25.5s from any manufacturer at this time. The forum they have shows when motors are submitted, reviewed and approved so you kind of get to watch the motor go through their process. They have a section for 25.5 but there are no posts in there. I'm not sure when ROAR will begin approving 25.5s but it does at least seem like they plan to at some point. I'm sure Paul will submit his 25.5 for approval.

Glad to hear you like your 21.5 so far!
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Motiv had a good week last week in St. Louis, taking the win in 5 total classes. It was a sweep in touring car, with wins also in stock 12th scale and F1.

Good luck to the Motiv crew going to the Snowbird Nationals in a few shorts weeks! Robbie Dodge, Craig Xavier, Drew Ellis, Mitch Witteman, Steve Sohl and Paul Lemieux, among others, will be in attendance!
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It's a bit late, but I just wanted to congragulate Robbie, Jan, X, Mitch, and everyone else who had success with the M-Code motors and Defy batteries at the Snowbirds. I wanted to throw the motor setups everyone moved towards over the week just so people here have a good idea for a starting setup for an average sized carpet track, on the new CRC Gen II carpet. See below:



Shoutout to Robbie for the pic.
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What FDR are you guys running in 13.5 blinky asphalt indoor track technical with 100ft straight medium grip or what is a good starting point, at the moment running 4.22 @ 49deg bell timing temp around 70 deg c. Still chasing the R1's but definitely gaining on them.

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What FDR are you guys running in 13.5 blinky asphalt indoor track technical with 100ft straight medium grip or what is a good starting point, at the moment running 4.22 @ 49deg bell timing temp around 70 deg c. Still chasing the R1's but definitely gaining on them.

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What rotor?
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