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Old 05-01-2013, 12:58 PM
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Originally Posted by chevmaro View Post
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any other changes for durability?
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Durability was definitely a major focus this time around. It is used in some abusive applications…. Time will tell, but we think we have cornered most of the major demons.
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Probably there's something more to come I was reading the rx8gen2 manual, in the recommended motor section they refer to new motors, T8i available in 2700, 1950, 1600, 1350kv.
As for the durability, my first rx8 is 3 years old, thousand runs, still running strong
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Durability was less of an issue on the 3 holes RX8 version but still not the best so if this ESC is stronger it will be a very good thing already. The BEC is the biggest change and it will definitely help.

If Tekin comes out with lightened T8 motors in the same spirit as the PowerHD line for 4wd SCT it will be a hit too. I've had 6 of them and just the first one failed (rotor). The others were just awesome so I can't wait for new motors.

The kv range is very interesting for the T8i, is this confirmed by Tekin?
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High voltage/current BEC, nice!!!
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$295 on Tower


I hope thats a typo.
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I hope thats a typo.
I just back ordered one through Stormer for 199.95


Jim, How soon will these be shipping to the shops?
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Originally Posted by Tekin Prez View Post
Durability was definitely a major focus this time around. It is used in some abusive applications…. Time will tell, but we think we have cornered most of the major demons.
Good stuff. Any changes to the warranty period?
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Street price on Tekin website $199.
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Lol. Im just gettin a white case
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just in time for my new mugen buggy build!!!!
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then wait for the T8i also
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maybe Tekin in the future could offer case colors to match some of the popular cars like AE blue etc lol.
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or a rainbow ESC who knows
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