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Old 05-19-2011, 05:58 AM   #1
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Default Tamiya TT-01 Gearing Question

Looking at the table below, what size pinion should I get?
I have a 55 and 58 tooth spur, running a tamiya sports tuned brushed motor and mainly drift wheels.



I can't find any good info on the internet.
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Old 05-19-2011, 06:27 AM   #2
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Larger pinion/smaller spur gives more top end/less acceleration/higher motor temperatures.

The sport tuned motor can probably pull a ratio around 6:1 quite easily. Aside from that, just gear to suit your needs.
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Old 05-20-2011, 04:35 AM   #3
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If drifting with the sport tuned you can go with a 24/58. Remember to run a heat sink and even a fan on the motor.
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Old 05-20-2011, 08:51 AM   #4
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Awesome job posting the chart.

That's what I do at the LHS as well haha. Picture says thousands words.
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