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Old 05-05-2007, 08:42 AM
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Does anyone know of any companys that you can send a Mabuchi or Johnson 540 stock silver can motor to too have the magnets zapped on it.

I hear there are companys out their that will do this....

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Old 05-05-2007, 08:49 AM
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Originally Posted by csalfly
Does anyone know of any companys that you can send a Mabuchi or Johnson 540 stock silver can motor to too have the magnets zapped on it.

I hear there are companys out their that will do this....

Thanks...
I would say just contact all of the motor tuner companies.

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http://www.rctech.net/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=105

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Old 05-05-2007, 08:28 PM
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I dont think you can, they are sealed, and I belive to zapp the magnets you need to have a bare can. Also it really isnt worth it, and if you are running in a silver can class, they are not to be tempered with, its called cheating.
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I have been told that you do not want to zap the magnets of a silver can motor. If you do you increase the torque and reduce the rpms. Which is counter-productive in spec fixed ratio racing. When I first started racing silver can motors, I put a torque sleave on my silver can motor to increase the magnetic field. I found the car faster without the sleave.
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Originally Posted by csalfly
Does anyone know of any companys that you can send a Mabuchi or Johnson 540 stock silver can motor to too have the magnets zapped on it.

I hear there are companys out their that will do this....

Thanks...
For the cost of Having it Zapped you might as well buy a new one, the Silver Cans are Junk unless its a Spec Class you are running. We would have to pop the endbell off and then it would be deemed illegal to run in a Spec Class
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I don't know about all that "pulling it apart" stuff, but I'm pretty sure that there were guys at one of the TCS I went to races zapping them.
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There shouldnt have been, espescially at a TCS race, any tampering with a Silver Can is not allowed. You can break it in, I have seen people dip them in water when breaking them in, seems to work good on the silvercan. Also keep them clean with a motor spray, and I know of one guy who uses a watered down metal polish on the comm. But any
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