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Old 12-30-2005, 10:27 PM   #1
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has any body tried or has used brushless motors in their rockcrawlers? I am new to electrick monster trucking and wish to be informed before i jump into it.
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use the motor off the electric start of an expedition.....that should move your truck nicely.
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Old 01-01-2006, 04:26 AM   #3
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I've yet to see it, but from what I've heard they dont carry as much torque as your average brushed motor(mostly high RPMs). Personally I'd just stick to standard motors...
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the summit racing protorque starter motor has 220 ft lbs of torque....thats more then a honda civic....dont you want your r/c to have more torque then a civic?
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head over to rccrawler.com, some ov the guys there have run brushless set ups in their crawlers.
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I've put one in a txt with a gear reduction and it did fine.I'm finishing up a tube chassis and I'm gonna try an outrunner axi motor with a mamba esc.This is what some of the guys are doing on rccrawler.With the outrunner you don't need the reduction.With the novak stuff a reduction is a must.Hopefully I'll have my outrunner by friday.I just got my tubechassis put together I will be trying out several setups I have a novak 5800 that I will start out with with the reduction and I'm gonna try the mamba speedo and the outrunner as soon as the motor shows up.
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I have a novak 5800 in the tube project I just got together.Its on a 3.5 to1 reduction and hooked to a emaxx trans.It works flawlessly.The setup does draw over 65 amps under full load.I've been running a 2 cell lipo and it kills it pretty fast,but its only a 1250 mah.The truck never has trouble bogging down at all.It performs better than my clod with brand new lathes on 6 cells.I'm gonna parallel another 1250 pack to extend runtime and keep up with the amp draw.
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