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Old 03-17-2016, 09:29 AM
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curious as well on the ESCs. I got an ESC I have kept NIB just for that reason to see what is coming from Maclan
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Originally Posted by Raul Garcia View Post
Maclan stuff is looking real good.! Great job Nick as usual. .
Thanks!! I take credit -- but its a team effort!! We thank our team that helped develop everything and our friends/customers who believe in us!!
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So I got a new TLR 8ight-E 4.0, and it still needs a motor and ESC. What is the time frame on the sensored 1/8th scale ESC becoming available? Racing season starts in mid-May and I don't want to have to get a Tekin setup.
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curious as well on the ESCs. I got an ESC I have kept NIB just for that reason to see what is coming from Maclan
Now that the motors are out, we start work on esc's. 1/10 will be first, then 1/8th. While we have some of the basics laid out already, we don't have an exact timeline yet. We want it to meet our standards, before its delivered to you guys.
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ROAR LEGAL!!!!

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All the MRR motors are legal for ROAR competition!!!
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Originally Posted by nikos2002 View Post
Now that the motors are out, we start work on esc's. 1/10 will be first, then 1/8th. While we have some of the basics laid out already, we don't have an exact timeline yet. We want it to meet our standards, before its delivered to you guys.
sounds good. I'll keep and eye out for whatever comes down the pipe.
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Can anyone give me some gearing tips for 17.5 sedan and 17.5 1/12 on a mid sized track? just ordered a couple power plants
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got in the 4150Kv 550 motor, looking to be ready for battle Saturday!
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Got a chance to run my MR4 in race conditions today. No vids though, can't figure out where the wife put the camera lol.

Anyway, I went with similar gearing that I used on my HW 4000KV motor, a 15T pinion on my DESC10 4x4 SCT.

My impressions are that the motor makes a bit more grunt that the HW Motor, while running about 5 to 10 degrees hotter than the HW motor with similar gearing. Considering that the HW motor has that big heatsink around the middle not that surprised.

The motor made enough of an impression on me that I am going to keep it and see what else I can get out of it as it works quite well and it temps well too.


Now, onto an issue I saw someone have. Another fast racer liked the performance of the MR 17.5 I had so he picked one up. His vehicle was visibly fast, VERY FAST, but, he kept having this problem that almost seemed like cogging around the track. It got to the point that he pulled the motor out, and dropped in his much slower Schuur Speed motor and the issues went away which leads me to think its a motor issue.

Now, he said he found that the issue seemed to become very less noticeable or almost go away as the motor heated up. And his motors were not coming off anything hotter than like 130 degrees or so.

Any ideas? He is going to follow up with A-main, and I mentioned to give Maclan a call too .

Lastly, I played with timing settings as previously I liked the feel of 40 degree timing but wanted to see if I coudl get better performance by going with a higher timing and a smaller pinion / bigger spur setup. I went down on the pinion size 5 teeth when I did this change and the car was very fast, temp was about 165 after the mains. I didn't get more time on it though.

Considering the car I am running in the stock class is a bit heavy in comparison to others at about 1700grams , I may run a bit more with this since or try the other way. I feltlike I wanted a bit more punch, however, lap times were right up there though, so maybe a bit more gearing change?

All in all, it was a great day for me till the mains lol. I TQ the 2wd buggy class and the SCT 4x4 class , but finished 3rd in each after some crashes. I did though real in the leader till about the end of the race after being lapped from what I recall in stock buggy.
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Guess that guys 17.5 was too fast for his speed control.... maybe we should make one that can handle it!!!! No one has contacted us or about a MRR motor issue.

We have found through testing that the motor really performs best around 50 degree timing mark. Working gearing round to find best combination for your track. This is ROAR Blinky set up. If your running at a track that allows timing, you need to start timing on motor lower. And don't go over 60 degrees combined (physical timing, boost, and top end/turbo) - as it can overload a sensor (on any motor).
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Originally Posted by nikos2002 View Post
Guess that guys 17.5 was too fast for his speed control.... maybe we should make one that can handle it!!!!
lol I'll let him know that! It was really something to see. I mean it was very fast! Yeah, please make an ESC, you know me, customer service, and right now even though my stuff works well, I do like to have some backing there

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No one has contacted us or about a MRR motor issue.
He worked though amain and got another motor on the way. If he notices that issue again I'll have him swap motors with me and see how it goes on my ESC since I think he runs a Tekin RS Gen2 Spec and right now I am running the HW V3.1 SS.

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We have found through testing that the motor really performs best around 50 degree timing mark. Working gearing round to find best combination for your track. This is ROAR Blinky set up. If your running at a track that allows timing, you need to start timing on motor lower. And don't go over 60 degrees combined (physical timing, boost, and top end/turbo) - as it can overload a sensor (on any motor).
Based on some things I heard about using the various motor checkers that would seem about right relative to the amp draw I have seen at 50 degrees. Just adjust the gearing. I was surprised how much of a pinion size drop I saw with 10 degrees, but track results don't lie. I'll probably go down even more when carpet starts up again.

Cool thing is that the change for the track in question puts the gearing range available into an area easily achievable versus hoping the motor mount will allow a big enough pinion to fit.

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Hoping to test the high torque rotor for my 13.5 this weekend.
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what vehicle will you be running it in?
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Does the MMR 13.5 come with the high torque rotor?
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Running touring car.

The MMR comes with a 12.5mm rotor but is a standard version. High torque and high RPM are optional rotors.
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