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Old 02-21-2013, 09:09 PM
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Hi there

Was running a Novak Kinetic ESC with a Novak Ballistic 8.5t, but unfortunately the ESC went up in flames. I'm running a Traxxas velineon as a stop gap replacement, but I miss the lack of customization available.

My local club is running a 'run what you brung' set of rules, so I'm pretty open to run whatever I want, but in saying that I should clarify that I'm a newbie. So as much as I enjoy speed runs down the street, I also need to consider the 'track-ability' of whatever combo I purchase... The only real rule that impacts what I choose is that we must run 2 cell lipos or equivalent nimh packs.

It'll be mated to an SC10 FT. Said vehicle is running proline calibers/AKA enduros at the moment.

Budget wise.. I really need to try and stick to a max of $200AUD delivered to AUS. $200AUD is about $213 USD.

I'm trying to find out the rules for the other local track.. unsure if I need to stick to 10.5t or not. Not that all manufacturers list the turns anyway. *shrug*

Currently considering the following options (note: I'll still have my Novak 5000kv motor here to use, if I want to. But I'm not sold on it. Seems smooth in operation, but it's noticeably slower than my sons 4300kv flux shot 380 in a 540 can motor under the same gearing, by about 10kph (6.2mph or so)

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Castle-Cr...ht_3081wt_1397

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Castle-Cr...ht_3323wt_1397 (ESC is the same? Just different motors? Not so sure I really need 4600kv!)

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/HOBBYWING...ht_7320wt_1139

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/261018043...ht_5491wt_1163

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Viper-RC-...ht_1007wt_1397

CERTAINLY open to other suggestions too.

Thanks very much.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:50 PM
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You don't want to run a 4 pole motor in a 2wd truck. Way too much power. This is a better option with the js1 combo. An 8.5 turn is plenty fast.

http://www.falconsekido.com/products...combo-for-1-10
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