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Old 12-19-2008, 07:51 AM   #16
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Where are you folks thermal testing on the motors?
Can?
Endbell?
Bottom ?
top?
Wired side?
Pinion side?

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Where are you folks thermal testing on the motors?
Can?
Endbell?
Bottom ?
top?
Wired side?
Pinion side?

Dave.
I measure the endbell and can...wired side.Kinda average the two.Endbell at the bearing and inside the opening(trinity duo).M
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I usually hit the middle of the can. That the wrong way to check?
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Do those after-market heatsink with small fan help to bring down the temps?
Or just waste of time and power?
These help a ton for us here in the desert during the summer; 110 ambient air temps. If your racing indoors thay may not have as big an effect.
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I temp everywhere on the motor to find the highest reading and use that. I run novak motors and the purple band in the middle gives me the highest temp.

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