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Old 10-02-2004, 04:27 AM   #1
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i just bourght one of the v2 endbell adaption kits for stock and 19t motors from stormer hobbies and im wandering what sort of power increase am i looking at if i put it on my reedy quad mag[also ordered from stormer] and if any1 has had any problems with it ........................also i have no idea[from looking at pics] where you whould solder the wires can any1 tell me where they go or if a orion v2 endbell will even fit on a reedy quad mag



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Reedy motors are based on Yokomo cans, and the endbell-kit for Yokomo-motors vill fit. I believe that a V2 endbell on the Quad Mag Spec motor will increase RPM, wich probably is a good thing for this über-torque motor
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ive run into a slight problem the endbell adaptor is bushinged and the reedy quad mag is bearinged...................................sh*t
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Try to switch the bushing with the bearing that came with the Quad Mag?
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i just bourght one of the v2 endbell adaption kits for stock and 19t motors from stormer hobbies and im wandering what sort of power increase am i looking at if i put it on my reedy quad mag[also ordered from stormer] and if any1 has had any problems with it ........................also i have no idea[from looking at pics] where you whould solder the wires can any1 tell me where they go or if a orion v2 endbell will even fit on a reedy quad mag



sorry if there is already a v2 thread

You solder the wires to that gold rounded plate where the brushes go in.

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Old 10-02-2004, 05:46 AM   #6
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thats a quere place to put the wires and ill guess il have to try to take the bearing out and switch it
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thats a quere place to put the wires and ill guess il have to try to take the bearing out and switch it
Yes alittle weird but no biggy. As for getting that bearing out, you can use an allen wrench or something with a big head that will cover most of the bearing and take a hammer and slightly tap it out.
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altho i dont want to risk it im gonna have to do that
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altho i dont want to risk it im gonna have to do that
Well do it anyway you like.
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Old 10-02-2004, 06:06 AM   #10
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i ment tap the bearing out [you method is fine that what im gonna use]
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I thought the v2 conversion wasn't really for the big com of the 9mm reedy motors? It will make for a weird brush overlap. They were designed to have the laydown brushes to get the correct overlap. Anyways, let us know how it works.

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You can only put them on the Reedy PT and TI as they have the smaller comm. They will not work on the KR.....
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I thought the v2 conversion wasn't really for the big com of the 9mm reedy motors? It will make for a weird brush overlap. They were designed to have the laydown brushes to get the correct overlap. Anyways, let us know how it works.

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Correct, from the ads & other comments I've heard, the V2 endbell kit is only designed for standard-size commutators, so the big-comm Reedy motors are not a good idea to try it on(their diameter when new is frequently over .350" & the V2conversion kit mentions only using it on comms of .300" diameter & smaller)....
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Using a V2 endbell will gain you NO rpm and NO torque! Only thing you will gain is that you can get away with skimming the com for the entire race. Thats all, don't let anyone tell you different.
Don't always believe the adds! All company's are in bussiness to earn money (nothing wrong with that) but they sometimes try to sell us stuff that has no advantage.

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Old 10-02-2004, 07:53 PM   #15
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ok so from what ive hard i cant put it on my reedy quad mag[i didnt buy it for the reedy anyway] so in fact that saves me a lot of time and effort cos i wanted to put it on my hellfire so i dont have to buy brushes every race metting and it cools down faster sweeet thanks guys ....................altho i will try it on the reedy to see if it works ill post back and tell you how it went
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