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Old 03-13-2015, 07:35 PM
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Originally Posted by hackersmovie View Post
I have one of those laying around here. I ran it in my 2wd short course but it didn't like the 2 pole 540 can motor. It ran but acted weird. I'll try it in one of my 1/8 rigs if my backordered ESC's don't make it in time. Thanks for that!
Can't hurt to try while waiting.
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Old 03-17-2015, 07:45 AM
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Hopefully someone here can help, im runing the 17.5 reds at about 3/4 timing the one in my 4wd hauls hard geared right up and no probs, hk esc, the one in my 2wd is just slow, changed gearing, wound timing up but no real difference, running xcar 60a after I blew up my trackstar 60a v2, now is it the esc settings, no program cards just calibrated and go, when I adjust the throttle trim forward it will have braking, like drag brake have I missed something with esc on setup, and please dont tell me that I should have got the gen or trackstar turbo as both were out of stock when santa got my list. Both cars are 1/10 off road.
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Old 03-17-2015, 07:47 AM
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Motor hooked up backwards? Try swapping any 2 motor wires and recalibrate and see if it makes any difference.
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Old 03-17-2015, 08:09 AM
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If you are getting brake when trimming forward, you probably need to reverse the channel to your esc. It's probably running forward on the reverse side of the esc.
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Old 03-17-2015, 10:36 PM
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Ii have the 10.5T trackstar motor for a view months and just took it apart to clean it last night because it felt very gritty when turning by hand. I have no idea what kind of lube or grease to assemble this motor, but man they are thick and sticky. Rocks and dirt is everywhere inside this motor making me cringe alot during the disassemble process.

I gave everything a good blast with motor spray and cleaned off all the dirt and anything else inside this motor. I tested the bearings and they were dry and gritty. I just lubed it back up with some bearing oil and they felt better. Put everything back together and the motor sounded a bit healthier but I cant see this motor lasting any longer.
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Old 03-18-2015, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by DRTMI View Post
It can take them quite a while to get some things back in stock. The last genII 150a I bought, it was over 3 months before they came back in.
They are both available in the International warehouse. Since they don't say in transit for either of the US warehouses, it would be quicker to order from the the International and maybe select a quicker shipping option.
Well, the 120a Gen II's are back in stock at both US warehouses. Get your orders in now! Will be getting my servo too!
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Old 03-20-2015, 06:01 PM
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Planning to try a trackstar servo in my B5M. Should I go with TS-900 or 920?

Unless of course there's a better option on a budget?
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Old 03-20-2015, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Tbone17 View Post
Planning to try a trackstar servo in my B5M. Should I go with TS-900 or 920?

Unless of course there's a better option on a budget?
The TS-920 is the one to get.
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Old 03-20-2015, 07:54 PM
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Originally Posted by hackersmovie View Post
The TS-920 is the one to get.
Thanks.
The savox 1257 or 1258 is $16 more, is either of them any better for the added cost?(I know this is probably the wrong place to ask that question)
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Old 03-20-2015, 11:42 PM
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stoked that the Gen II are back in stock chomping at the bit to get it.
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Old 03-22-2015, 03:17 AM
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Originally Posted by MikeHavo View Post
stoked that the Gen II are back in stock chomping at the bit to get it.
The gen2 is a badass ESC and super adjustable,just be sure to get the rite program box.
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Old 03-22-2015, 04:58 AM
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Running 120amp Gen II in my B5M with a 7.5t on a med outdoor clay track with a 60 foot straight, and a technical infield. Also running the same speedie in a mod 10.5t T4.1.

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=956797357664474

Question is: How do I maximize the turbo function to get me spooling up quickly on the straight, without causing me issues on the slower infield?

What do you guys use in terms of start and end rpm in these respective Turnigy red can motors when addressing Turbo adjustment? The straight has a hairpin start, so the revs are quite low, I want it to spool up quickly to get the car moving up the straight.

What boost levels do you guys find works well on these motors respectively with the Gen II?
Ps. I reckon this Esc is an unfair, legal and secret advantage, still.
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Been running Trackstar on some of my cars. I have a 10.5, 17.5, 13.5 and 7.5 motors along with the 80a and 120a ESC's. For servos I been running the ts-920 @7.4v and is amazing. also running the ts-d99x which is fast but stripped in about a month of use. (mild use, noting crazy tho) and the ts-400MG. So far love trackstar for the price and performance.

I recently ordered the TS-930HG. Have anyone tried yet? Little pricey but I like trackstar.
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Old 04-01-2015, 11:55 AM
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BTW... the HK X-Car 120a ESC is a very good ESC IMO. I have 3 of them and love em... just in a side note
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Old 04-01-2015, 05:55 PM
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Just wanted to chime in. My buddy had to borrow my Trackstar TS-900 servo in his MXB7 buggy after going through 2 Hitec 7955's and he LOVED the Trackstar. Felt way faster and more torque than the 7955 on 2s. I liked how it was nice and quite. The case did get warm, not sure on temp but certainly not hot.. Its all aluminum so I wasn't surprised by the warmth as that's what its designed to do, dissipate heat. Forget that it was only $34 for now I'm sold! Now to get it back from him!
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