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Old 02-14-2008, 06:17 AM   #1
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Default brushless tuning tips

with the huge interest in brushless I'm surprised no one has come up with some tuning tips. anyone have any they would like to share??
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Well there isnt really any tuning involved More rip=more gear. thats about it.
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Heres a tip, stay away from bonded rotors. They come apart
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most of the tuning I do is with the software. Works quite well.
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There was or is a thread somewhere on hobbytalk from the oval guys. Basically they came to the conclusion it isn't worth fooling with the brushless motors because you just end up changing the gearing to compensate for what was done to the motor. So other than maybe getting the motor more hot nothing was gained. The oval guys are major tweakers when it comes to that sort of thing so if they said it wasn't worth bothering I'll go with that.
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I know you can remove the purple band from a novak motor to expose the stator. This allows the motor to cool a bit better. The only REAL tuning tip for brushless is to reduce heat without changing gearing. Noone likes to lose a race because they temped out...
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Old 09-08-2008, 10:11 PM   #7
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Yea, don't run them too lean
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You can advance the timing a little with out changing gearing!

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The stronger the magenet on the sintered rotor, the more power. There are also larger tuning rotors for non-stock classes. Yes, the timing too, but it doesn't increase power, just change where power is made, low-mid-high rpms. To much timing = more heat.
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If offered by the manufacturer get the tuning rotor, on a Novak motor, I have been told to take the center ring off the motor as this will save on some of the heat in the motor. You can tweak the timing a little on most motors but you really have to pay attention ot your gearing as it may get hotter.
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