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Old 06-06-2002, 11:42 AM
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XX4 Motor???

What engine should I get for a Team Losi XX4???

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Old 06-06-2002, 10:06 PM
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XX4's run with electric motors, if your running stock get a stock motor (i.e. p2k, mvp) If your running mod get something good like a Reedy TI, Orion or a Trinity p-94. If you ask Q's at the track you may get better info because most will be running motor's that suit the track, (i.e. a 12x2 may run better because the track may not flow well enough for a 12x3 to be an advantage and you may need the punch of a 12x2 to get you out of the turn quicker). You may also run shorter races so the efficience for batt run time may not be needed..... and so on(there are any no. of variables).

If your just bashing just get a cheap mod motor and have fun.

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Thanks Fatdoggy.

Sorry about that typo.
I meant motor.

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No prob, just make sure your motor gearing is correct and go out and have fun.
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BTW: Do you have a favorite motor you use when you are just playing around?

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Actually I've only got one motor . I run a p2k stock motor in my hpi F1. I'd say start off with a stock motor like the p2k or if you want to go a little quicker then get a 19 turn or 17 turn motor. Two motor's I've heard are good bashing motors are the Team Orion "Rush" and the Trinity Speed Gems 2 motors, both come in a wide variety or turns from high down to low and if you want to go faster later you can buy the armature that is of a lesser no. of turns and put it in place of the original armature(as long as for instance you put a Speed Gems 2 armature in a Speed Gems 2 motors), the armature is the part of the motor that spins inside(just incase you wern't sure what I ment).

If you want to look at some motors on the market you should got to www.towerhobbies.com they have a long list in there motor section.

If you want some general info that might help go to www.balakracing.com bryan's got a really great site.
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Modified?? Stock??

What's the difference between Mod and Stock motors? Is one better than the other??? More efficient?? Cheaper??

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Stock motors are a spec motor, they have 1 wire wound 27 times - 27 single. Stock motors are cheaper, the armatures are machine wound, they use laydown brushes to get the RPM they need, and they have bushings.

Modified motors come in a variety of winds, ranging from 6 to 19 turns (19 turn being another spec class). There are two types of modified motors, machine and hand wound. Hand wound are more expensive, but will perform better. Almost all modifieds run with bearings. They have standup brushes because they need the torque. You should choose the wind that best suits your track.

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And the lower the wind, the faster the motor.
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The lower the winds the higher the maintance.
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Originally posted by fatdoggy
The lower the winds the higher the maintance.
Sorry I ment "maintenance".
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