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Old 09-19-2007, 08:50 PM   #1
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Default Heatsink on LRP Sphere Competition

Is absolutely necessary to use the heatsink on my Sphere Comp? I'm running a 7.5 on my BK2.
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the literature that came with it says its a good idea... absolutely necessary? hmmm

not much airflow through a buggy, is there? 7.5 motor?

probably a good idea to use it. but I know why you dont want to.
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Old 09-19-2007, 08:56 PM   #3
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...but I know why you dont want to.
I'm using a XXX CR body on my BK2 and the heat sink hits the body.
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You wont need it. I installed the one on my b4 but just because it fits. I ran my car without it and at most the speed control was mildly hot after 18 min of solid running indoors.
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4wd yes, 2wd no........ much less load on the motor/esc therefore much less heat (and also the lower wind of motor).

so no mate, you dont need to run the heatsink in 2wd. Definitely in 4wd though, and a fan...
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sorry to hijack the thread, but does anyone know of the product number for the fan on the tc spec sphere?
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I agree with the 'no' response here. Especially with the mild motor.
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I run a Sphere Comp with a 6.5 motor without the heatsink in my B4 without problems.
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Thanks guys!
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