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Old 08-21-2006, 02:11 PM
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Is it correct that the KO Propo race is running a 23T class?

Just wondering what people who have been practicing for it thought of the motors....faster then a nice CO27 but not as fast as a 19T? Are they bearings?

Nice to see more races trying something different then stock 27T.
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Old 08-21-2006, 03:58 PM
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I haven't seen em or run em yet, but the word is they have slotted bushings
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23T making their way into US races now? they have hugh fans over in asia. most newer cans have slotted bushings
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Originally Posted by Nexus
....faster then a nice CO27 but not as fast as a 19T?

Exactly
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Originally Posted by Nexus
Is it correct that the KO Propo race is running a 23T class?

Just wondering what people who have been practicing for it thought of the motors....faster then a nice CO27 but not as fast as a 19T? Are they bearings?

Nice to see more races trying something different then stock 27T.
Properly tuned, then it will leave the 19T in the dust...
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Originally Posted by KoE
23T making their way into US races now? they have hugh fans over in asia. most newer cans have slotted bushings
What exactly is a "slotted bushing".
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ima try get some pics of normal and this slotted bushing for comparison
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Default normal vs "slotted" stock bushings

here goes...

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So given the slots, is it better to grease it than to oil the bushing?
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Where can you get replacment slotted bushings from??

Many thanks
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23T motors are fun to run and race with. Akuhon is right, if tuned properly, it is fast. These motors are a bit tricky though. Each 23t motor needs to know what gear ratio fits with it properly and experimenting the right brushes for it.

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Originally Posted by wide_mouth_frog
Where can you get replacment slotted bushings from??

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HPI sells these replacement slotted bushings.
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Orion Katana series 23T come with slot bushing. HPI R2 also come with slot bushing. They are similar but I prefer Katana better. Some of my teammate using Luna and Atlas, they don't have slot bushing, but still perfer quite well.
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Actually, HPI R2 is just the same as Katana. It is also an Orion Katana but tuned by HPI. Another motor with serated bushing is Alex Racing Flatout 23T.

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I'm looking into one of these for my 12th scale.. When I run 19 turn its' a little difficult to keep the car off of the barriers but with a stock motor it's a little weak on the straight and in the infield... So which 23T would perform somewhere between a Komodo and a Cobalt 27??
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