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Old 09-20-2015, 07:14 AM
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Anyone know what the quickest 21.5 for our minis? I'm running the Schurspeed 21.5 with the high rpm rotor and I'm getting my doors blown off.
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Old 09-20-2015, 07:22 AM
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What type of diff are you using and are you loosing speed on the straights or curves?
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Old 09-20-2015, 07:54 AM
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Originally Posted by KA2AEV
What type of diff are you using and are you loosing speed on the straights or curves?
TA03 ball diff. I'm quicker in the turns. It's the straights that I can't keep up.
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Old 09-20-2015, 07:56 AM
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Originally Posted by bmxcrx
Anyone know what the quickest 21.5 for our minis? I'm running the Schurspeed 21.5 with the high rpm rotor and I'm getting my doors blown off.
I don't know what the best motor is for your application, but I would say definitely STAY AWAY from Novak Vulcan and Reedy Sonic Mach2.
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Originally Posted by sakadachi
I don't know what the best motor is for your application, but I would say definitely STAY AWAY from Novak Vulcan and Reedy Sonic Mach2.
Thanks. I always see cheap Reedys for sale so that's good to know.
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Old 09-20-2015, 08:17 AM
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is the ball diff locked up?
Whats the timing set at?
Where do you run in SNJ RCCW?
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Originally Posted by KA2AEV
is the ball diff locked up?
Whats the timing set at?
Where do you run in SNJ RCCW?
No, the ball diff is actually not as tight as I'd like it to be. Timing is at the manufacturers max, 40. Motor comes off cold after my races. Yes, RCCW. Club races my car is fine at the big races I get killed in the straights. My guess is it's their big money motors. Also my car is at the minimum weight.

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Old 09-20-2015, 09:00 AM
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Originally Posted by bmxcrx
No, the ball diff is actually not as tight as I'd like it to be. Timing is at the manufacturers max, 40. Motor comes off cold after my races. Yes, RCCW. Club races my car is fine at the big races I get killed in the straights. My guess is it's their big money motors. Also my car is at the minimum weight.
I would say try tightening it up more. If the timing is maxed out and it still comes out cold.
Well you got me on that one. I run a Turnigy and my son Golddust runs a Thunderpower.
He says I have more power on the straights but he smokes me onthe turns. So that's just drivers styles, plus I need more track times, which is hard for me to get.
The Turnigy motors aren't bank breakers. Maybe you could try one of them. I got the red can one.
The car weight is where I would want it at,so don't mess with that.
Try tightening up the diff and see what that gives you. Don't do more than one thing at once
This way if you screw up bad, you can go back one step and try something else.
Keep us informed, and do me a favor. If Al V is running against you, tell him your gonna Golddust him, and watch his reaction!
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Originally Posted by bmxcrx
Anyone know what the quickest 21.5 for our minis? I'm running the Schurspeed 21.5 with the high rpm rotor and I'm getting my doors blown off.
That's a pretty good motor if it's fresh

Battery would be my next concern, freshness, charging technique etc...
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Old 09-20-2015, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by F N CUDA
That's a pretty good motor if it's fresh

Battery would be my next concern, freshness, charging technique etc...
but in one of his previous posts he said that he's fast in the curves and gets blown away on the straights. He also said that the timing Is maxed out but runs cool

I don't think a battery trouble would do that? Maybe a weak motor?
why would it run cool after a run if its maxed out???
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In regards to the motor the manufacturer suggested I turn the timing up higher but as we know TCS rules doesn't allow going past what's marked on the motor.
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I've got a D3.5 that runs 30* while indicating 0*. Just saying. No idea how it was done.
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Originally Posted by bmxcrx
Anyone know what the quickest 21.5 for our minis? I'm running the Schurspeed 21.5 with the high rpm rotor and I'm getting my doors blown off.
There was a discussion on the thread about two months ago, with some excellent suggestions from a few guys including Granpa. You want something that can have the timing cranked way up, but still be within the indications on the motor so you stay within the rules. I believe R1 and Killshot were mentioned. As Jim just said, the markings on the motor don't necessarily relate to the real timing!

I had very good results with the Thunderpower. Its timing can be adjusted extremely advanced. As a bonus, the indications on all of my Thunderpower motors are within 5 degrees of actual.

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I too have been having great luck with Thumderpower. Its factory 20 degrees is considerably faster than the Vulcan's 30+ degrees.
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If you want to stay tcs legal. Go with the R1, killshot, or the thunder power.From what I have seen they seem to be the fastest at max timing.
Although my killshot struggles in my V2. Because of the heavier battery compared to my V1.The kilkshot works great in my V1
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