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Old 07-15-2007, 03:55 PM   #1
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I'm pretty new to the electric racing, but past 3-4 yrs did mostly nitro. Anyway, I have a T4 that I want to start racing also but want to get a motor that will stay competitive. Also picking out a spur and pinion gear to match.
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Old 07-15-2007, 04:03 PM   #2
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I'm guessing your starting with the stock class?
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Get a Novak GTB and a 13.5 with 19-22 pinions and you will be set.
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Old 07-15-2007, 04:59 PM   #4
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stock class it is
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Old 07-15-2007, 05:20 PM   #5
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If you raced nitro you'd probably like the mod class better. I raced gas truck for a couple years before getting a T4. After running stock class for awhile I was ready to off the thing. Then I put a brushless and 6.5 motor in it and it was every bit as wild and fun as my gas truck was. I've since went with a 7.5 motor to make it more easy to drive but it's still fast and fun. Mod class is the way to go IMO if there's a class of it.


Like said above 19-22 and you should be good for pinions. I've never changed out the stock spur.
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stock class and the Novak 13.5 pro is all you need
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stock class and the Novak 13.5 pro is all you need
Better make sure where you want to race allows brushless in the stock class first.. They don't allow it here yet.
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If you want to race stock (not brushless) and not spend a ton of money I would recommend a Novak GTS speed contrtol and a tuned Cobalt (Co27) motor. Spur/pinion is kind of up in the air but the stock 87T spur with a 20 pinion is probably a good place to start and go up or down on the pinion from there to suit your track and motor. If you end up with a higher RPM motor like a Monster or Epic X (not my first choice for dirt) then maybe start lower on the pinion - 19 maybe 18. Again, ,it is kind of trial and error but I think this is a good starting point.
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Old 07-15-2007, 09:55 PM   #9
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Braaaaaa, if ya want brushed I have a like new lrp quantum 2 I'll sell ya for 55 bux shipped.
PM me if ya want it.

Quick, did you mean the novak gtx?
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The novak gts is definitely the way to go with stock class.
that along with a p2k2 or a cobalt helped me win many a stock race at my local track.
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