Steering EPA ?

Old 10-02-2010, 01:23 PM
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I have a rtr 8t 2.0 and with steering arm at a perfect right angle and zeroed out, on the servo, if I turn it to the right it will lock out at about 80% of travel, cool I back it down to about 76% and leave it. Problem is when I turn to the left it will not turn the wheels all the way till I am over 100% of the servo travel.

Is this normal? If I go over 100% of servo travel won't it burn out the motor?
Why does my transmitter allow me to go over 100% of servo travel?

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As long as you aren't hearing any buzzing noise then you are fine. You can go over 100% without any issues. Although i do find it abit odd that it needs to be that high, but i guess its possible. It won't hurt the servo as long as it keeps quiet when locked in that position, its only when the servo starts to whine that you run into problems.
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As long as you aren't hearing any buzzing noise then you are fine. You can go over 100% without any issues. Although i do find it abit odd that it needs to be that high, but i guess its possible. It won't hurt the servo as long as it keeps quiet when locked in that position, its only when the servo starts to whine that you run into problems.

Right on thanks man!
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Check the link from the servo horn to the bellcrank, both should be parallel to each other to get maximum turning.

As long as the servo isn't buzzing you're fine, I set my EPA to one click below what makes the servo buzz.
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