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Quietest 64 pitch spur/pinion combo?

Old 08-29-2004, 01:24 PM
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Default Quietest 64 pitch spur/pinion combo?

I am about to convert to 64 pitch gear and I want to know which brands are the smoothest and quietest. Thanks for your input.
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Old 08-29-2004, 01:30 PM
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I have had very good luck with Kimbrough gears. I also have some Titanium Racing pinions, but I don't think they are quite as true as the Kimbroughs.

RW Racing spurs also work very well, I believe I have one on my car right now.


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Old 08-29-2004, 02:32 PM
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RW racing spurs are awesome...they are extremely thin, and run noticeably straighter than other spurs i have run in the past

they really calmed down the noise in my tc3, and l4o
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Also check out....http://www.precisionracingsystems.com/

They make some high quality lightened and super smooth Spurs and pinions.

You won't be dissapointed.

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i think i have run those before too...they were nice, i just like the fact that the rw gears are the same size all the way through, keeping it as light as possible
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Old 08-29-2004, 05:53 PM
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I have had a problem with the set screws pulling out the threads on the PRS pinions, I have never had that problem with Robinson pinions. I also use Kimbrough spurs,they are straight, hard, and true and he is a great guy and a great supporter of our hobby for many years now.
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Old 08-29-2004, 05:57 PM
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kimbrough gears are nice, and very popular among most racers, but personally, i would prefer a machined gear over a molded gear, like the kimbrough gears...not sayin they are bad because they are molded, its just one thing i pay stupid attention to...
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PRS is definetly one of the best if not the best. I love the way you can run your mesh loose for stock. Super quiet and extremely durable.

The guys are also super nice and extremely helpfull.

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Hmm, I had the Kimborough gears in the past und yes they are very durable. But as they are molded they don´run very true and adjusting the gear mesh isn´t that easy.
I´m running Xenon gears now and like them a lot. The gears used on the HPI Pro4 or Yokomo SD also are Xenons.
Other than that I know enough people using the machined RW´s and the Robinson Racing Ultra spur (also machined) I used with my TC3 was very good.

For pinions I like the RW´s and Trinity Kinwald´s the most.
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