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Old 08-10-2007, 11:31 PM   #151
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I think Joep usually run on big 1/8 outdoor gas car tracks, main straights can be 80 metres+, the cars hit 60mph+, and gears to the moon.
You're right.



Our track in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands. 265 meters long. Average speed with 1/10 Electro approx. 54 km/u
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The track i had trouble making the runtime



Perimeter is 319 meters. average speed for 1/10 is 60 Km/h
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Old 08-11-2007, 06:39 AM   #153
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I have serious runtime issues with 3,5, but all my packs are 1 year old.

But i guess it depends on track. One of the tracks i race is for 1/8 gas. 400 m long. I remember i made 5.30 m runtime even with fresh packs
I think the problem are the packs being 1 year old. My IB4200 nearly 18 month old are still working but they lost a lot of runtime.
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Old 08-11-2007, 08:51 AM   #154
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I think Joep usually run on big 1/8 outdoor gas car tracks, main straights can be 80 metres+, the cars hit 60mph+, and gears to the moon.
i havent ran it on a big 1/8th scale track yet, but im guessing if i gear it to the moon i may have runtime issues
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Old 08-11-2007, 08:53 AM   #155
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Smaller track + less traction = more run-time .

yeah we run small to medium tracks here so my bad
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Old 08-11-2007, 12:00 PM   #156
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I think they are identical motors from the same manufacturer....


anybody have a recommended FDR for the 4.5
other than what Orion recommends?
No the LRP and Orion are not made by the same manufacturer. The GM, Orion and SP and maybe the CP also are very similar.

As the LRP 5.5T is using bonded rotor from factory and the Orion 5.5T is using sintered rotor they will have different RPM or KV. The Orion in compare will need higher gearing.
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I advanced the timing to my 10.5 a few degrees.. the car is a rocket.

I used Eagle Racing's new SP motor heatsink and fan....
the fan actually works on the this than the others..
where did you get the fan from.
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my10.5 was at 230 all day long no thermal issues orfading asn it was the fastest car by far
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my10.5 was at 230 all day long no thermal issues orfading asn it was the fastest car by far
Yes it was. Next time you drag race me like that, I'm putting ya in the wall.
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Yes it was. Next time you drag race me like that, I'm putting ya in the wall.

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Hi all,

As anybody managed to get the bearings out?

I tried to remove the bearings yesterday, without any sucess. Not only that, but i managed to get the motor the make a funny grinding noise, probably from damaging the bearings.

So, does anybody know how to remove and where to buy bearings for these motors?

Thanks in advance
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my10.5 was at 230 all day long no thermal issues orfading asn it was the fastest car by far
I was really impressed with your BL setup. Not only the acceleration, but also the brakes. Anchors! The following day at Blue Diamond it was no contest, BL ruled the day by a wide margin. No more overgrown slotcar motors for me.
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Old 08-16-2007, 07:25 AM   #163
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Hi all,

As anybody managed to get the bearings out?

I tried to remove the bearings yesterday, without any sucess. Not only that, but i managed to get the motor the make a funny grinding noise, probably from damaging the bearings.

So, does anybody know how to remove and where to buy bearings for these motors?

Thanks in advance
The bearing on the pinion side can be simply removed with a bearing tool (also called a trick tool)



At the sensor side it's more difficult because you can damage the sensor if you are not very carefull.

I used the 3 short screws from the backside of the motor to built a place to let the bearing tool rest on whilst pulling the bearing.

Inserting is a little more difficult. I let the tool rest on the three sensors and used a lot of shims on the bearing site to push the bearing in place.

Did this already a few times without problems.

BTW: The funny noise can also come from a bent ventilator. It can hit the winds if a little displaced.

I dunno where to buy the bearings. Maybe you should contact Team Orion direct on their forum.

Good luck
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yes, personnaly I use a GM 4T with 12.5mm rotor and I have a better feeling than with the 13.5mm.
It gives less dragbrake also.
Oscar told us this weekend at the euro that last batch of his motor swill have smaller diameter rotor inside.
did you gear differently by using 13.5mm rotor to 12.5mm rotor? another question is what is the actual size rotor you guy have on 10.5 BL inorder to gear 5.0 FDR? thanks
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i'm think use slotless BL motor faster in these big track !
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