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Old 04-21-2014, 11:19 PM   #376
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Are they all ROAR approved now, or is it just the 21.5, 17.5 and 13.5?
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Old 04-22-2014, 05:28 AM   #377
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Are they all ROAR approved now, or is it just the 21.5, 17.5 and 13.5?
I see the 4 Pole SCT motor listed here too:
http://www.roarracing.com/approvals/...lessmotors.php
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Old 05-04-2014, 02:34 PM   #378
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Saw a Trackstar motor (red) at the pits and it looks and feels really good. Interested to try out at a Pro10 car.
If set to zero at the endbell, how much timing is this in reality?
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My first run with the 21.5 I had people checking to make sure I wasn't cheating, the top end speed was insane, it pulled like a tractor out of corners and was consistent the whole run.
Hi Nexxus,

What kind of car were you running, 1/10th touring, blinky?

Can you share the fdr and end bell timing?

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Saw a Trackstar motor (red) at the pits and it looks and feels really good. Interested to try out at a Pro10 car.
If set to zero at the endbell, how much timing is this in reality?
I don't know but i have 6.5 and 5.5T with pancar and works fine with Xerun and Radon but with Reventon need a lot of internal timing and don't work fine with this ESC.

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Old 05-05-2014, 07:18 AM   #381
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I've been running a trackstar 17.5 in tc stock for about six weeks now. It doesn't seem to give up anything to other big name motors, neither gaining or losing ground down the straight. I let a fellow club member try out my spare motor during a practice night. He was about 0.1 off the pace of his motor, but it wasn't due to a lack of power, but it was due to the power bands being very different (the trackstar is very torquey out of tight corners). If he had a couple of more sessions to adapt to the character of the trackstar (or change his gearing, or turn down the punch), I'm sure he would be right on pace. For $30, they seem to be a damn fine motor.
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Old 07-12-2014, 10:48 AM   #382
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So I've seen two posts on this and no reply. To adjust the timing your supposed to loosen the three screws and twist +/- right? I have a 17.5 and it does not move at all even if I remove the screwed. I had to leave my wrench in a screw and tap the wrench with pliers to get it to move. I have two 8.5 but I haven't tried the timing on those. So the question is it normal/safe to do what I did? The motor did not get hot after about a 15min run but it still was slow. The esc could be blamed for the slowness though.
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So I've seen two posts on this and no reply. To adjust the timing your supposed to loosen the three screws and twist +/- right? I have a 17.5 and it does not move at all even if I remove the screwed. I had to leave my wrench in a screw and tap the wrench with pliers to get it to move. I have two 8.5 but I haven't tried the timing on those. So the question is it normal/safe to do what I did? The motor did not get hot after about a 15min run but it still was slow. The esc could be blamed for the slowness though.

Dude I'm having the same problem!!!
Funny I was about to post the same damn ?.
I cant increase or decrease the timing?
I'm running mine in a tc6.1,what fdr are u Guys running with this motor?
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So I've seen two posts on this and no reply. To adjust the timing your supposed to loosen the three screws and twist +/- right? I have a 17.5 and it does not move at all even if I remove the screwed. I had to leave my wrench in a screw and tap the wrench with pliers to get it to move. I have two 8.5 but I haven't tried the timing on those. So the question is it normal/safe to do what I did? The motor did not get hot after about a 15min run but it still was slow. The esc could be blamed for the slowness though.
It gets pretty tight and tapping it lightly is fine. A better solution is to disassemble the whole endbell/sensor component and slightly lubricate the rubbing parts.
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It gets pretty tight and tapping it lightly is fine. A better solution is to disassemble the whole endbell/sensor component and slightly lubricate the rubbing parts.
Thanks this worked to a degree.. I have to loosen all six screws to adjust timing.
For some reason the screws holding the motor together locks the timIng adjust down.. Not a big issue tho
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i actually had to use a pair of smooth (no teeth) pliers to make the timing move. looking at the endbell rotate clockwise. i run mine full timing.

what size motor? 21.5? (3.7 to 3.9) thats my range i run mine at for med to large tracks.
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i actually had to use a pair of smooth (no teeth) pliers to make the timing move. looking at the endbell rotate clockwise. i run mine full timing.

what size motor? 21.5? (3.7 to 3.9) thats my range i run mine at for med to large tracks.
I have the 17.5. Currently i have it geared 72/41
For. 3.5 fdr and zero timing.
Thinking about 72/39 with some timing added
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Thata pretty tall for a 17.5. I would go to more of a 4.0fdr for a 17.5. I gear my 25.5 at a 3.5. So thats very tall for the 17.5. 4.0 to 4.3 and that motor should be happy. Temp wise.
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I did raise the fdr to 3.89. I'll start there with 0 timing.
I will try and test it tomorrow at my local track.
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didnt ask since ive been working alot. what size track? small? med or large?
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