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Old 11-24-2013, 02:21 PM   #1
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I have an rx8 ESC along with a 5.5 turn 4 by 4 short course motor I would like to know if I can run this in my summit ?
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The RX8 is obviously fine for the Summit. The motor is too small and the kv too high for a truck that big. Get a bigger, lower kv motor meant for 1/8 scale trucks.
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RX-8 is a great speed control for the big monsters, but as Overdriven said you'll want a larger motor like Tekin's T8 line of motors. I started using it with the T8 2000kV truggy motor on 6s in my E-Maxx but moved down to the 1700kV truggy motor because the 2000kV motor was simply too much power and heated up more quickly than I preferred.
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