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Old 03-17-2003, 04:55 AM   #1
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Just a question that i think alot of people would like to ask but are too shy to ask...

Do Tamiya plugs on battery links and those steel bullet style tamiya motor plugs make any difference to performance i.e, acceleration or voltage/amps intake????

please help me out as i am sceptical about changing all my plugs over, but i want to get the best peformance i can out of my equipment.
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Old 03-17-2003, 05:02 AM   #2
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Changing the usual Tamiya style connectors to good quality connectors, makes a big difference. I wouldnt be in doubt at all.
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The Tamiya style connectors are very inefficient. Dun use them if you can use something else such as Deans connectors.

I have heard stories that the Tamiya connectors have such hight resistance that when used with modified motors, the IR heating from the higher current drawn actually welded the two sides of the connectors together

Nope, have not verified that story, too costy to prove if its is true
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Old 03-17-2003, 05:48 AM   #4
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No, it's true, Tamiya connectors can melt together.
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Old 03-17-2003, 05:50 AM   #5
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So you guys are saying that i will be faster with deans or corally plugs???? and to ditch the tamiya plugs???
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Old 03-17-2003, 06:25 AM   #6
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Definately ! Try touching your connectors immideately after you've driven your car... I'll bet they are warm/hot. This means wasted energy, which you would like to go to your motor...
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Thanx guys, my mind has been made up, i am changing plugs.
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Cole: is right on...

It takes energy to make heat...Where do you think that energy comes from?
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YEP!! take it from aguy that has actually seen a fire coming from these plugs!!!!1
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