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Old 12-24-2013, 07:35 AM   #1
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needed help finding a brushed motor that is lipo compatible, won't be used for racing so doesn't need to be race/ROAR legal.

that's all thanks. please help.
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Any brushed motor will work perfectly fine with lipo battery packs.
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Any brushed motor will work perfectly fine with lipo battery packs.
surely they'd get hotter, as they are being used faster and with more power? I was just wondering if there were any in particular that worked well with lipo packs, or if i'd need a heatsink or whatever. So they'd all work fine? I'm just worried about heat problems, is all.
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surely they'd get hotter, as they are being used faster and with more power? I was just wondering if there were any in particular that worked well with lipo packs, or if i'd need a heatsink or whatever. So they'd all work fine? I'm just worried about heat problems, is all.
The only difference is that they'd be used for a longer period of time because a lipo battery often has more usable capacity than their NiMh counterparts - that's really the only reason you'd have to consider problems with heat. If you were going to run 3S packs, THEN you might need to consider finding a motor suited to that purpose.
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I use Lipos with Silver Cans for TCS.
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ok gys thanks for the help
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hi,
needed help finding a brushed motor that is lipo compatible, won't be used for racing so doesn't need to be race/ROAR legal.

that's all thanks. please help.
Yeah, the motor doesn't care where the electrons are coming from, as long as it's getting them.

We ran NiMH/brushless in oval for a season or two, and some classes even stayed with brushed motors, even after LiPo became the "suitably-accepted" mode of power for oval racing.

In fact, I use a Photon2 DuraTrax brushed motor with my 4000mAh/1-cell LiPo in my Legends car.
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A bigger concern than the motor is the ESC. Make sure it has a LiPo cutoff circuit in it (or add an external one). You do NOT want to dump a LiPo battery down too low.
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A bigger concern than the motor is the ESC. Make sure it has a LiPo cutoff circuit in it (or add an external one). You do NOT want to dump a LiPo battery down too low.
it's ok, already sorted that.
http://www.modelsport.co.uk/hpi-sc-1...roducts/366078
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