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Old 03-28-2008, 08:52 PM   #1
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is it need Break-in Course For BL motor?

if it is need.. i want to knwo aboyt Break-in method for BL motor
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No break in.
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Old 03-28-2008, 09:17 PM   #3
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Yeah, it's called practice. The break-in isn't for the motor, it's for the driver to learn how to handle the power. No more smooth laps at the end of the run as the motor slows down.
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You can improve a BL motor though. Shimming to center the rotor in the stator, cleaning out and using a light oil on bearings, ceramic high-ABEC bearings etc....can coax more power out of a BL motor.
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beat me to it...adrian is right.

it is not in how powerful the motor is, but how much of that power is getting to the wheels.

First upgrade I made to my motors were ceramic bearings.

I usually don't free up my bearings till the first cleaning. I guess I like setting the ball/races when there is grease to carry off any fillings that may break off. Just like diffs, those little balls make a tiny little groove and I feel that is when the most wear occurs is when the balls are setting.
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Old 03-29-2008, 05:22 AM   #6
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What ABEC number? 3,5,7?
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I would buy as high of an ABEC rating as I could find/afford.
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Do ceramic bearings even have a ABEC rating?
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Ceramic bearings range from ABEC1 to ABEC9. Of course I would never purchase ABEC 9 full ceramic bearings.
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