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Old 11-14-2005, 02:06 PM   #1
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what is the best way to get the most efficient stock motor.
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Old 11-14-2005, 02:40 PM   #2
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Narrowing the brushes to the width of a standup would increase the efficiency somewhat.

But stocks are not efficient motors - they are set up to produce the maximum power from the limited spec. Efficiency is not the best way to do this.
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This wouldn't happen to be for the endurance race would it kyle?
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Narrowing the brushes will do the trick if you have to use a stock motor. If you have open rules we used to run a 21x1 spec arm in a mod can and run it at around 12-18 deg timing. I ran a motor like this in T-3 for 8 min races and it was with sanyo 2400's.
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