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Old 06-12-2019, 12:30 AM
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I have a 2wd sct with a brushed setup. Id like to keep it that way, so id like your opinions on what motors should i look for? I found some from Holmes Hobbies, Reedy, and Yeah Racing. I really like the Yeah Racing motors but my question is, If i want to strictly keep it at my local track, which turn motor? 12t,13t,17t,21t? I'm not racing in any class specifically, I just need more power for the jumps and everything.
it would be cool if someone could explain why they would use this or that motor. thanks ✌️
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Old 06-12-2019, 08:31 PM
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before you choose any motor you need to check what motors turns are allowed at your local track
most tracks have class restrictions and limit motor turns and some even limit manufacture
check your local track for that info then come back and someone can help you decide on the optimal motor within your local tracks specs
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Originally Posted by discgolfer72 View Post
before you choose any motor you need to check what motors turns are allowed at your local track
most tracks have class restrictions and limit motor turns and some even limit manufacture
check your local track for that info then come back and someone can help you decide on the optimal motor within your local tracks specs
I'm not racing in a class.... I was asking what would actually work for a track. This 12t xl5 just isn't making the jump and I was looking for opinions on what to do, without going brushless
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Originally Posted by AE_Hopeful View Post
I'm not racing in a class.... I was asking what would actually work for a track. This 12t xl5 just isn't making the jump and I was looking for opinions on what to do, without going brushless
You did mention racing in the title.

Just curious, why not just go brushless?
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I'm not racing in any class specifically, I just need more power for the jumps and everything.

​​​​​​​That's what I said in the original post. Just asking for opinions that's all
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Well the XL5 esc has a limit. 15T for 540 sized motors. 12T for 550 sized motors. You’ll need to change the esc also.
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Originally Posted by AE_Hopeful View Post
​​​​​​​That's what I said in the original post. Just asking for opinions that's all
why ask at all then just throw the lowest turn motor your esc can take and blast away (or upgrade to a no limit esc and rock a 9t )

if your actually doing race day events ,and not just bashing on at the track ,then you really will need think about what class and what restrictions that class has


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I'm not racing in a class.... I was asking what would actually work for a track. This 12t xl5 just isn't making the jump and I was looking for opinions on what to do, without going brushless
also hell a 20turn should do fine on any track as long as you can drive well and you have a rc that is setup proper
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Reedy Radon 2 3-Slot Brushed Motor (15T)

Team brood makes some stout 27t stockers.

BRO-TBR-CREEP27

I feel that yeah racing are a knock off and are well.. junk Amazon multi labeled branded jahoey malarky theory of mass
marketing and it infected amain and eBay There is ten motors that are the same with different names on it.

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Originally Posted by AE_Hopeful View Post
I have a 2wd sct with a brushed setup. Id like to keep it that way, so id like your opinions on what motors should i look for? I found some from Holmes Hobbies, Reedy, and Yeah Racing. I really like the Yeah Racing motors but my question is, If i want to strictly keep it at my local track, which turn motor? 12t,13t,17t,21t? I'm not racing in any class specifically, I just need more power for the jumps and everything.
it would be cool if someone could explain why they would use this or that motor. thanks ✌️
When I was racing with brushed motors I found between 12-Turn and 15-Turn to be good for my 1/10th scale cars.

But that was for 1/10th scale buggies and Stadium Trucks.

Something I see few people acknowledging is that the SCTs are just bigger and heavier than the cars the typical 540 motors were "meant" for. (By "meant for" I mean the 540 size motor was picked out of the possible variations because it was big enough to produce the desired power levels while not being over-stressed to the point of having a short lifetime.)

If you really want to run brushed, I'd recommend contacting Holmes Hobbies for a good custom built 550 motor with FB9 or FB12 magnets. I think there's a guy on RCTech with the screen name "fyrstormer" who has done that. He may give you some hints on what would work.
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