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What's the best way to break in a new motor???

What's the best way to break in a new motor???

Old 10-26-2004, 09:15 AM
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2volts for 15 minutes then let it cool off and run it
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Old 10-26-2004, 09:45 AM
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Regardless of how long you break the motor in or how many volts you use, one of the most important things is that there should be no load on the motor! As stated earlier in this thread, it causes arching...this is not good for the brush or the com. This means no fan on the shaft, not in water, and not in a car.
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Old 10-26-2004, 01:16 PM
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Put it in the car and RUN IT !!!!
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Old 10-26-2004, 01:20 PM
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i never broken in a motor. i think its worthless if a motor is built right you wouldnt have any problems . just my opion
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Old 10-26-2004, 01:30 PM
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Everyone has thier own method I have heard and seen em all. There are alot of variables to this question. I would say just ask your motor tunner or one you trust. Even with them you get alot of different answers. The most important thing is that you do it. If you dont you hurt performance and wear out your motors alot faster. Pick a method and go with it and refine it to your needs.

Heres what I do. I run it at 2-3 v for 2 minutes at a time till the brush face looks right. then cut the comm and break it in for 30 seconds more. At least I try to do it like that every time. I used to never use a fan but lately I have been it takes a little longer to break in that way I think because of heat not being as high.

Here is the place this question should be asked at.
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Old 10-26-2004, 04:40 PM
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just get one from EA MOTORSPORTS, its already done!!!
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Old 10-26-2004, 04:47 PM
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I dont break them in anymore cuz a lot of fast guys here told me they dont. A lot of guys like to cut motors every 3-6 runs, breaking them in seems like a waste of good run time.
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