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Old 01-30-2012, 12:01 PM
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I'm getting a Losi XXX-SCT 2wd roller and Tekin ESC and Tekin motor. To run stock class, I'll use a Tekin TT2151, which is their brushless Redline System ESC +17.5 turn motor.

If later I change to a Tekin 13.5, 10.5, etc turn motor, can I use the same ESC? Or is the ESC and motor matched to each other? Could I use another maker's motor? Get the same results?
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Old 01-30-2012, 12:37 PM
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Motors and ESC are interchangeable amongst brands as long as the fundamental type of motor, i.e. sensored or not, remains the same.

For example, you can run an LRP ESC with your Tekin 17.5 motor just fine or your Tekin ESC can run an Orion 13.5 motor just as well.
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Yeah motor and esc dont gotta be matched. My bud is running a castle mamba max pro and a tekin pro4 4000kv all day no issues. You just dont want to buy a esc rated at 60amps and go and use an 1/8th mamba monster motor lol. That just an example. Just make sure your esc can handle the amoints of amps ur motor draws. Also if your drawing 100+ amps on your setups, get some GOOD batteries. Dont go cheap on gens ace 30c lol
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