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Old 10-23-2015, 02:26 PM
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I did a search and found conflicting info. I am running the Vortex R10 Sport ESC and want to know if I can use a Tekin Redline 8.5T motor. Is this possible or will I damage parts? Thanks! Brandon
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I did a search and found conflicting info. I am running the Vortex R10 Sport ESC and want to know if I can use a Tekin Redline 8.5T motor. Is this possible or will I damage parts? Thanks! Brandon
Yes, it will work fine. Without the sensor wire hooked up it will run just like any other sensorless motor.
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It will work, but it may not start up well depending on your gearing. Most 2-pole sensored motors have this problem but it isn't too bad with the lower turn motors. If you were trying to run a 13.5 or higher I would say forget it.
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