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Old 05-28-2007, 07:08 PM   #1
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When buying a servo for a touring car, what torque and speed numbers should it have? I have a 80 oz. torque servo from JR with metal gears, and it seems good...but my friend was wondering what he should get. What are some servos around $50 or so that have metal gears and are right for touring cars?

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When buying a servo for a touring car, what torque and speed numbers should it have? I have a 80 oz. torque servo from JR with metal gears, and it seems good...but my friend was wondering what he should get. What are some servos around $50 or so that have metal gears and are right for touring cars?

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futaba 9550 no need for anything else
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When buying a servo for a touring car, what torque and speed numbers should it have? I have a 80 oz. torque servo from JR with metal gears, and it seems good...but my friend was wondering what he should get. What are some servos around $50 or so that have metal gears and are right for touring cars?

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The least expensive TC digital servo with metal gears are from Hitec, servo 5625, cost, $50.00 at Tower Hobbies. Tower Hobbies also has their own brand, that has similar specs at $35.00

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JR Z8450 Digital Coreless Servo. Super fast and silky smooth. It is the only servo I buy for my cars. Yes, it is expensive, but I can't get a better servo. I have not seen smoother servos than these.
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Old 05-28-2007, 08:28 PM   #5
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I think digital is a little out of his price range.

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXDWF8&P=SM -What about this one? I'm still confused on what torque numbers are good for touring cars.
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second that,

it is pretty much the most common digital servo you see being used,
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9550... wish i had the cash for the lowpro KO tho
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9550... wish i had the cash for the lowpro KO tho
I have a couple for sale but damn, the Phillipines
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+1. i used to run a full size KO with a lot more torque and lower speed, but the futaba seems to react quicker (probably because it's digital) and feels more precise.
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S9451, $80 and you get .10sec and over 120oz-in
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Ok, digital is out of his price range. I guess I'm trying to ask if this servo http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXDWF8&P=SM has to much torque, or is it good for touring cars.
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Ok, digital is out of his price range. I guess I'm trying to ask if this servo http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXDWF8&P=SM has to much torque, or is it good for touring cars.
it looks a tad slow.

KO sells refurbished servos for super cheap prices. here's a KO 2143 for $50 http://www.shopatron.com/product/pro....21709.0.0.0.0
110oz of torque at .08 seconds for $50 is a freaking STEAL!
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http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...rodID=JRPSZ590 This is what I have, is it decent enough for club racing? I've used it for a few years or so and it works great for me.
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He ended up with the JR servo...thanks for the help. I might be looking at the futaba 9550 later down the road for me
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I'm needing a new servo and I found this thread, but the recommendations are a little old (2007). What are some current servos that are good for around $50?
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