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MOTOR OF MONTH NO MORE!!!
3.5mm MALE bullet connectors are REQUIRED
at all CanAm races

CanAm Motor & Transmission Specs
USGT
ORCA------------4.40min FDR Indoors-------------169g

STOCK TC
TEAM POWERS------5.40 min FDR Indoors-----------------173g

SUPER STOCK TC
SCORPION-----6.20 min FDR Indoor--------------------170g

CanAm Stock 1/12th
TEAM SCREAM-------------OPEN-----------------------160g

CanAm Super Stock 1/12th
TEAM SCREAM-----------35T/88T-----------------------160g

CanAm F1
SCORPION-----------------28T/92T-----------------------170g

CanAm WGTR
ORCA---------------------36T/92T-----------------------169g


TC/USGT Likely Spur/Pinion Combinations
USGT
1.7 Internal
96/37 => 4.411 FDR
101/39 => 4.403 FDR

1.80 Internal
93/38 => 4.405 FDR
98/40 => 4.410 FDR

1.85 Internal
100/42 => 4.405 FDR

1.9 Internal
95/41 => 4.402 FDR
102/44 => 4.405 FDR

2.0 Internal
99/45 => 4.400 FDR

STOCK TC INDOOR
1.7 Internal
102/32 => 5.419 FDR
105/33 => 5.409 FDR
108/34 => 5.400 FDR

1.80 Internal
99/33 => 5.400FDR
102/34 => 5
.400 FDR
105/35 => 5
.400 FDR
108/36 => 5
.400 FDR
111/37 => 5
.400 FDR

1.85 Internal
108/37 => 5.400 FDR
111/38 => 5.404 FDR
114/39 => 5.408 FDR

1.9 Internal
108/38 => 5.400 FDR
111/39 => 5.408 FDR

2.0 Internal
92/34 => 5.412 FDR
100/37 => 5.405 FDR
108/40 => 5.400 FDR

SUPER STOCK TC INDOOR
1.7 Internal

106/29 => 6.214 FDR
110/30 => 6.233 FDR

1.80 Internal
100/29 => 6.207 FDR
107/31 => 6.213 FDR
114/33 => 6.218 FDR

1.85 Internal
104/31 => 6.206 FDR
114/34 => 6.203 FDR

1.9 Internal
98/30 => 6.207 FDR
108/33 => 6.218 FDR
111/34 => 6.203 FDR

2.0 Internal
112/36 => 6.222 FDR

edit : serpent 4x was checked and due to the O.D. of the center pulley the internal is not exactly 2.000. Testing is currently being done to determine which combinations work.

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Old 05-04-2018, 06:15 PM
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Can-Am RC Series is an effort driven by racers, for racers to create a fair and cost effective handout motor rule set. This initiative is brand new (May 1 2018 launch) and we are seeking-

1. Events to cooperate/support the rules in the 2018/2019 season --> http://www.canamrc.com/p/events.html
2. Motor Manufacturers to provide motors for our initial set of On-Road classes. --> http://www.canamrc.com/p/classes.htmlWe will update the first post with useful updates/links as our August 1st 2018 series launch occurs.

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First document: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IX5...w?usp=drivesdk

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You might as well add USVTA (Can-Am Vta ) to that list ,
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Originally Posted by Lone Drifter View Post
You might as well add USVTA (Can-Am Vta ) to that list ,
The classes that have motors specified for them will be based upon--

​​​​​​1. Major event demand
2. Motor manufacturer supply
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17.5 tc (superstock) needs to adopt this asap !
Handout all the way .
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Just nice to see someone trying to do something before its to late and on road dies..
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Good look! we’ll watch with interest and maybe start ghosting your methods to try out
at the local club to see how it’s recieved.
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Originally Posted by Antimullet View Post
Good look! we’ll watch with interest and maybe start ghosting your methods to try out
at the local club to see how it’s recieved.
Instead of ghosting I'd really recommend asking your local track to commit to these standards to help build power in numbers
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Mike what kind of winds you guys looking to use for the tc and 1/12 classes?
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I dont think a "wind " is important....Its the speed ,price ,reliability , and size of the track that matters
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Some tracks will choose a 10.5 some will choose a 17.5 all depending on size of the track .
We at apex have chosen to go to low timed (30°) 13.5 with a 5.5fdr to get same performance feel as a wild 17.5 ... Just ran our first event with them this past weekend and they were a hit !
360v2. Has been using a 10.5 with a fixed timing as well with great results as well . really brings the racers together for closer racing cheaper than normal "spec" racing . 1/12 scale I'm pretty sure will have a minimum fdr but open otherwise ...
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You score a point for acknowledging that soldering isn’t a common skill for “newer” racers.
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You score a point for acknowledging that soldering isn’t a common skill for “newer” racers.
it isn't JUST the newer racers with the issues either
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Originally Posted by jlfx car audio View Post
17.5 tc (superstock) needs to adopt this asap !
Handout all the way .
Just man up and run 13.5!

The faster the motor, the more emphasis is put on setup and driving, and less on the motor. This is why you don't see this issue in nitro racing.
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Just man up and run 13.5!

The faster the motor, the more emphasis is put on setup and driving, and less on the motor. This is why you don't see this issue in nitro racing.
im running mod this coming season (and handout if offered) it definately makes you setup and drive the car better thats for sure . but thats not going to be the "fix " for tc racing.....
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im running mod this coming season (and handout if offered) it definately makes you setup and drive the car better thats for sure . but thats not going to be the "fix " for tc racing.....
You're a good man. But there is no single thing that will fix TC, or RC racing or even full scale racing. There are too many things that need improvement. Handout motors is a big step in the right direction.

You wanna fix touring car? Limit the cost of kits to $300 Hanulec probably just choked.
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