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Old 09-04-2014, 05:16 AM   #1
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Hi all, iv decided to have a look at my super hotshot after about a year as I bought a 6.5t brushless and ESP for it but it seemed to slip on the gearbox diff when trying to excelerate away ?! id tried many diff options like the motor pinion but never worked but any other motor I put on her she was fine so I just don't understand ?? Iv looked at many youtube vids as there loads of the super hotshot with 5.5t upwards and they don't seem to have any problems ??? Anyone any simluar experience s please let me know, thankyou ! : )
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Old 09-04-2014, 05:24 AM   #2
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That's a lot of motor for car like that. It is possible you stripped out some teeth in the gearbox. The motor mesh is set by shimming, so if you forgot the shims it would lead to stripped spurs or the pinion not engaging right.
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Old 09-04-2014, 05:26 AM   #3
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The silvercan is plenty of power for those old Tamiya re-releases, 6.5T would be sure to damage them.

There is nothing in a Hotshot drivetrain that is designed to slip, so if it is slipping I expect something has been damaged inside. Strip it down and check all the parts.

The other possibility is a fault with that motor, perhaps related to the sensor, which can make the motor jerky when it starts up.
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Old 09-04-2014, 06:56 AM   #4
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6.5t in a hotshot gearbox!

Not for long!!

13.5 max I reckon, and even then that's pushing it.
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