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Old 11-12-2008, 11:53 AM   #1
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I`m a bit new to the tech details of motors and, well, everything in general. So I could really use a little advice here!

I`ve been bashing around with my stock standard Tamiya Mad Bull for a while now, and want to upgrade the motor to brushless for reasons of low maintenance, but most importantly, more kick-in-the-pants. Which is of course why we all love dirt buggies.

Now I have absolutely no idea what turn motor to get. I understnad about as much as that very low turn motors are for on-road cars, exclusively for top-end speed. poor acceleration etc.

So what type of motor would be a good all-rounder for a mad bull? I can pick up a Novak Super Sport SS4300 Brushless System (inc Speedo) really cheap, but will it be suitable? Or what would be best? please help!!
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That would work very well. You could also look into the Castle Sidewinder and 4600 combo. The Traxxas Venilon system would work well too.
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A bl system will only take you as far as your batteries will let them. I would look into getting a decent charger & lipo as your 1st investment. You should notice an increase in performance right off the bat w/ that investment. If you still want more then order up a mamba 4600 system.
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Old 11-12-2008, 02:08 PM   #4
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Advice taken, thanx guys

I`m running 4600 NiMh so I`m getting the best battery performance without going LiPo. I hope... But that`s still an idea that I`m toying with. On that subject, can you just bung in a lipo onto any system? It runs a higher voltage doesn`t it? Will that not fry the circuits eventually
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