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Old 09-01-2004, 09:44 PM   #1
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hi, im asking on behalf of a friend who just got into EP Touring cars. He's looking for a budget type ESC, to be used with stock 23T motor. I play gas cars, so i dont know much hope u guys can help.

Need you opinions on which is better?
1) LRP IPC Sport 14T
2) GM V4 14T
3) Nosram International 13T
4) M.troniks S4-Tempo 11T
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hi, im asking on behalf of a friend who just got into EP Touring cars. He's looking for a budget type ESC, to be used with stock 23T motor. I play gas cars, so i dont know much hope u guys can help.

Need you opinions on which is better?
1) LRP IPC Sport 14T
2) GM V4 14T
3) Nosram International 13T
4) M.troniks S4-Tempo 11T
I would look at the LRP or the nosram (LRP too!). Also consider novak speedies, except for the gt7, they are bulletproof (when not abused)
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hi, im asking on behalf of a friend who just got into EP Touring cars. He's looking for a budget type ESC, to be used with stock 23T motor. I play gas cars, so i dont know much hope u guys can help.

Need you opinions on which is better?
1) LRP IPC Sport 14T
2) GM V4 14T
3) Nosram International 13T
4) M.troniks S4-Tempo 11T
All should work good for 23T or even 19T. I would probably go with the GM out of the 4 you have listed. Why? The king uses GM speedos.
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My favourite ESC Manufacturers are Nosram (LRP), Novak and CS Electronics. With any of their products, you should be right with quality. M-Troniks are just plain BAD NEWS. I've heard of one guy blowing 5-6 of their speedys cause he wanted to buy cheap!!
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erm....

so which one is better?
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I have been using a GM V4R (reversing) for a few years, and I've been happy with it. My current motor is a 15T, and the ESC handles it perfectly without ever getting hot. It's also a fairly small and light ESC, so I would recommend it.

It isn't ideal for endurance racing with pitstops, though. Instead of a setup button, it uses an automatic setup every time you switch it on. It works, and it only takes about a second, but that's still very annoying during a pitstop, when your adrenaline level is high.

Make sure you don't get an old version, as these had some problems. The newer versions have an on/off switch, the older ones didn't.

I have no experience with the other brands, sorry.
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Don't get the cheap one co'z for sure it will just give you a headache but if your not into hardcore racing then get the cheap one but if you really want to get the best one and can also be use in racing I suggest get the LRP IPC sport.. I usually use the novak esc.. sorry I don't have any idea on the other esc that you have on the list...

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thanks guys for the info. my buddy was leaning towards the LRP IPC Sport as well just because its a more "trusted" brand.

came across another esc which is of similar price as well, JR SC-1. what do you guy think about it?
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