R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-08-2008, 05:08 PM   #1
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: London, UK
Posts: 175
Default A few questions about brushless (please answer)

Hi, instead of clogging up the forum with loads threads i thought id put all the questions in one. So here it goes *take a deep breath*

Now ive got myself some experience, im going to save up for a brushless setup, ive seen the Losi Xcelorin £115, Novak GTB £199 and Mamba Max £dontknow.50p, of which i am interested in. I've got a Tamiya TA05 completely stock apart from the electronics, wheels and tyres and the deans plugs.
I want to get the fastest avalible because i like doing speed runs over big flat spaces, however will a 3.5T melt my plastic diff's and drain my batteries too quickly and eat my tyres alive? I've got 4x3300maH Orion Super Duty Nimh batteries all fitted with deans.
Would a 5.5 be fast enough compared to a 3.5T or what modifications would i need if i were to run a 3.5T with the stock chassis setup ive got now?
Also, what Kv rating do the 3.5T,5.5T etc correspond to?

Oh and talking about the 3.5T being too much it also goes for the 7700Kv mamba, same question.

If you can answer any of these please do

Thanks in advance.
__________________
Tamiya TL01
Tamiya TA05 (ish)
Associated B4 3.5r
Limerick91 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 05:22 PM   #2
Tech Elite
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Upper Milwaukee
Posts: 2,731
Trader Rating: 23 (100%+)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Limerick91 View Post
Hi, instead of clogging up the forum with loads threads i thought id put all the questions in one. So here it goes *take a deep breath*

Now ive got myself some experience, im going to save up for a brushless setup, ive seen the Losi Xcelorin £115, Novak GTB £199 and Mamba Max £dontknow.50p, of which i am interested in. I've got a Tamiya TA05 completely stock apart from the electronics, wheels and tyres and the deans plugs.
I want to get the fastest avalible because i like doing speed runs over big flat spaces, however will a 3.5T melt my plastic diff's and drain my batteries too quickly and eat my tyres alive? I've got 4x3300maH Orion Super Duty Nimh batteries all fitted with deans.
Would a 5.5 be fast enough compared to a 3.5T or what modifications would i need if i were to run a 3.5T with the stock chassis setup ive got now?
Also, what Kv rating do the 3.5T,5.5T etc correspond to?

Oh and talking about the 3.5T being too much it also goes for the 7700Kv mamba, same question.

If you can answer any of these please do

Thanks in advance.
i dont think they'll melt if you have them setup correctly. a 3.5 brushless motor is 10,500 kv. id recomend novak motors because of their smooth and great performing systems. if you really want some speed attach a lrp tc spec speed control and a novak motor and you'll fly.
__________________
Mike Adamec
TEAM HACK-HACK OR BE HACKED
Trackside Hobbies
not home is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 05:54 PM   #3
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: London, UK
Posts: 175
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by not home View Post
i dont think they'll melt if you have them setup correctly. a 3.5 brushless motor is 10,500 kv. id recomend novak motors because of their smooth and great performing systems. if you really want some speed attach a lrp tc spec speed control and a novak motor and you'll fly.
If 3.5T is 10500Kv, how comes a Losi Xcelorin 3.5T combo only costs £115 but a Mamba Max 7700Kv which technically has a lower Kv rating and isn't sensored cost around the £150 mark?

Thanks for replying.
__________________
Tamiya TL01
Tamiya TA05 (ish)
Associated B4 3.5r
Limerick91 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 06:34 PM   #4
Tech Elite
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Upper Milwaukee
Posts: 2,731
Trader Rating: 23 (100%+)
Default

novak motors are your best bet for sure. not many problems and are widely used too.
__________________
Mike Adamec
TEAM HACK-HACK OR BE HACKED
Trackside Hobbies
not home is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 07:00 PM   #5
mok
Tech Master
 
mok's Avatar
R/C Tech Elite Subscriber
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Perth, Australia
Posts: 1,075
Trader Rating: 9 (100%+)
Send a message via MSN to mok Send a message via Skype™ to mok
Default

I was running a TC Spec and LRP 3.5T in my TA05 with the stock plastic or high precision diffs and the outdrives melted. I could set them loose or tight or whatever and it made no difference. Upgrading to the aluminium outdrives stopped this happening
mok is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 07:03 PM   #6
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: London, UK
Posts: 175
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mok View Post
I was running a TC Spec and LRP 3.5T in my TA05 with the stock plastic or high precision diffs and the outdrives melted. I could set them loose or tight or whatever and it made no difference. Upgrading to the aluminium outdrives stopped this happening
Ah right, how long did it take before it melted? And what aluminium outdrives are compatible, ive seen on my LHS site "Tamiya Tamtech Aluminium Outdrives (GB01)"
Are these suitiable?

Thanks.

EDIT: Sorry, also,

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/3-Racing-Tamiya-TA05-Aluminium-Differential-Joint-Set_W0QQitemZ350080216428QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item3 50080216428&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A13 01|66%3A2|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A1318

Are they alright? Cheaper and in blue

Thanks again.
__________________
Tamiya TL01
Tamiya TA05 (ish)
Associated B4 3.5r

Last edited by Limerick91; 11-08-2008 at 07:20 PM.
Limerick91 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2008, 07:20 PM   #7
Tech Adept
 
I12PonU's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 108
Trader Rating: 10 (92%+)
Default

will not fit for sure
Quote:
Originally Posted by Limerick91 View Post
"Tamiya Tamtech Aluminium Outdrives (GB01)"
Are these suitiable?
I12PonU is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Electric 1/8th Scale conversion kits. DJ1978 Electric Off-Road 19923 06-12-2017 06:16 AM
Tekno Conversions Thread teknorc Electric Off-Road 10250 01-30-2017 02:30 PM
New Racer, what's absolutely necessary? noR Racing Forum 17 02-09-2008 12:24 AM
It's time for race tracks&directors to step up Juan Aveytia Electric On-Road 19 11-26-2006 08:09 AM
Jammin X1 CRT (A)RTR, Schumacher Havoc (A)RTR MorbidSteve R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 20 10-14-2006 03:40 PM
U.S. Touring Car Championships - Presented By Novak. At Trackside, Jan 5th-9th, 2005 RC Scoring Pro Racing Forum 118 01-05-2005 12:11 AM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 12:12 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net