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Old 05-05-2004, 07:00 AM   #1
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Do they make a finely tuned stock motor any better.
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Old 05-05-2004, 07:09 AM   #2
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You will see some gain for a the first few laps of a race before it wears off.
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The biggest thing is to just do the maintenance on the motor. IE clean brushes and the motor. But the motor lube only last for a few laps.
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Bahh, I won't touch the stuff. The ones I've tried just gummed up the comm and brushes and slowed the motor down.
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I run tribo power matrix drops and it does make a difference in the comm wear and power of the motor.

However when running it in a stock motor, you absolutely have to use VERY LITTLE. too much will gump it up. I found that for me, the best thing to do was put the smallest amount possible on the brushes, work it in on the brush face, and then go and run the motor.

When I put a drop on the comm as it recommends, the motor wouldn't perform as well. However in 19T or mod, it works excellent.

tribo is probably the best stuff to use, I guess that's why Reedy uses it exclusively from the sources I have.
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Bahh, I won't touch the stuff. The ones I've tried just gummed up the comm and brushes and slowed the motor down.
I also have found the same thing.

Even the much touted 'Tribo' is only good for Bushing lube. On the Com it will gum up most brands of Brushes and on others it causes the them to have pitting on the face. Not worth the $$ if you ask me.
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no problems here on 767s or 766s. Maybe just stock motors? I heard that it has something to do with the power difference that a stock motor and a 19turn and mod put out. not sure...
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