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Old 06-21-2010, 08:32 PM   #1
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hey im thinking on getting a mamba monster or some other 1/8 electric motor for my slash 4x4 what is the best one to get. I am specifically looking into the mamba monster which one should i get for the slash?
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hey im thinking on getting a mamba monster or some other 1/8 electric motor for my slash 4x4 what is the best one to get. I am specifically looking into the mamba monster which one should i get for the slash?
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What battery are you going to be running? Are you going to be racing or bashing?
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What battery are you going to be running? Are you going to be racing or bashing?
i will be racing and bashing i will be using a 2s or 3s or maybe both at the same time. well could i use both a 2s and a 3s at the same time or do i have to have 2 2s or 2 3s?
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This setup might be fun to bash with, but will be way too uncontrollable for racing.

You can not run 2S & 3S at the same time

Your drivetrain will probably blow apart on 4S, dont even consider 6S

If you want to go fast, run 3S with the stock motor.
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Use Mamba Max Pro with Novak 4.5 ballistic motor, the motor will handle i believe up to 3s, but its plenty fast w/2s, the speed control will handle up to 6s battery.
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Use Mamba Max Pro with Novak 4.5 ballistic motor, the motor will handle i believe up to 3s, but its plenty fast w/2s, the speed control will handle up to 6s battery.
I run this same setup but I run the Novak HV 5.5 and I tell ya what, whether your bashing or racing, its a blast. I use mine just for racing and I am one of the top contenders with my truck. The mamba monster for racing is just way to much and is actually quite abit heavy that the Novak motors are.
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If you want bullet proof go MMM w/2650, run it on 2s or 3s.
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If you want bullet proof go MMM w/2650, run it on 2s or 3s.
what do you mean by bullet proof?
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what do you mean by bullet proof?

Will never overheat....
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Dont need that much torque 2650 will tear the drivetrain up, you'll only get 19610 rpm on 7.4v or 37000 with the novak, the novak is a 5000kv motor. I have a 4.5 Novak in my scrt10 4x4 and love it. I have RC8 with a 2200 mm w 4 cell and i still have to tone it down to drive comfortably. Thats your call but i think you'll be much happier with the novak motor in your slash 4x4.
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what do you mean by bullet proof?
Don;t put a 1/8 system in a slash. Horrible idea. The velineon system is plenty fast on 3s and faster than a 550 ballistic 4.5 will be on 2s. If you really want more speed, I would do a ballistic 550 5.5 on 3s although I would still stick with the velineon system if speed is all you are looking for.
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the vxl system dies from over heating waaay to fast and easily, id go with a xerun 80a and 2250kv motor, the new xerun motors are sensored too....and im still the only person to fry one yet
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Dont need that much torque 2650 will tear the drivetrain up, you'll only get 19610 rpm on 7.4v or 37000 with the novak, the novak is a 5000kv motor. I have a 4.5 Novak in my scrt10 4x4 and love it. I have RC8 with a 2200 mm w 4 cell and i still have to tone it down to drive comfortably. Thats your call but i think you'll be much happier with the novak motor in your slash 4x4.
will this novak still have as much torque and power and acceleration as the mamba monster?
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+1 on the 2650 on 3s- running in my hyper 10sc- perfect!
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