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Old 01-22-2008, 09:28 AM   #1
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What do you think is about right for a 4WD buggy on a medium size track?
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What do you think is about right for a 4WD buggy on a medium size track?
I run a Novak 6.5R in my Lazer and it seems about perfect for me.
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What do you think is about right for a 4WD buggy on a medium size track?
I would run A Orion Vortex 6.5. great power and very smooth.
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Novak 6.5R or 5.5R if high traction and large jumps.
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assuming a mamba max setup, 5700 motor worked quite well.
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Orion Vortex 6.5 is usually in my 4wd car (7.5 for small or loose tracks and 5.5 for big high traction tracks)
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what esc are you guys using with the Orion motors?
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Sphere Comp '07. Awesome ESC.
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Sphere competition with orion 7.5 i run on a indoor track with lots of jumps. 6.5 could easily be overkill if track isnt big, are you a new driver ? if so i wouldnt go for most power at all. If expeprienced get a 7.5 or 6.5
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Sphere competition with orion 7.5 i run on a indoor track with lots of jumps. 6.5 could easily be overkill if track isnt big, are you a new driver ? if so i wouldnt go for most power at all. If expeprienced get a 7.5 or 6.5

I guess you could say that I'm new last time i have raced off road is back when the RC-10 was a gold tub and the 4wd to have was the Optima mid.

Now I have raced 1/8th buggy some and also 1/8th onroad. I also have gas and nitro boats.

I have a ZX-5 sp on order and looking at the Novak 6.5 brushless system. Figured they have there act together. I had considered the tekin but looks as they are having a few problems with there brushless system.

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I have Novak GTB SpreadSpectrum ESC and a Novak 6.5 in my Academy 4wd. Love the power..
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I guess you could say that I'm new last time i have raced off road is back when the RC-10 was a gold tub and the 4wd to have was the Optima mid.

Now I have raced 1/8th buggy some and also 1/8th onroad. I also have gas and nitro boats.

I have a ZX-5 sp on order and looking at the Novak 6.5 brushless system. Figured they have there act together. I had considered the tekin but looks as they are having a few problems with there brushless system.

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I would go with the orion motors though and lrp speedos. The orion motors are faster, have a sintered rotor in them, and are more reliable. also the novak systems are not as smooth as the lrp-orion combo. I have run both and loved the orion-lrp over all novak, it was much easier to drive in the infield becuase the power was much smoother. Novak does not have a very smooth low end throttle.
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^^^"sintered rotor"

I have used both systems and both worked pretty good. I just found the Novak unit was too damn big, needed the fan and was a pain to program where the LRP unit was easier to program and much smaller. Motor wise, the Orions come stock with the sintered rotor where with the Novak's it was another upgrade ($30 or so). While I am sponsored by Orion now, I used their stuff before I was sponsored because it is a great product!
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Now what about an ESC?
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Now what about an ESC?
I would go with Sphere Comp '07 it will work great with the orion 6.5 or any other motor for that matter.
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