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08-31-2018, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Mudcat981

If not written it is OK? As for ST bodies the...

If not written it is OK? As for ST bodies the rule used to read no holes in body, front grille & headlights, etc. ST body specs does not address the body holes, for SCT the rules specifically mention...
08-31-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 112,106
Posted By Mudcat981

Thumbs up Please Do!

A good show and tell would be nice.
08-31-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 112,106
Posted By Mudcat981

Smile Thank You

Thank you for helping us peon's figure this out.
08-30-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,046
Posted By Mudcat981

I believe my results are an anomaly. I will know...

I believe my results are an anomaly. I will know more when I tune 3 of my slower motors to see if their is any "real" performance improvement.
Also the motor I did try it on first was the best pony...
08-30-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,046
Posted By Mudcat981

Anomaly

Actually there is more to it than max efficiency, must consider the max RPM, MAX torque, MAX Output (power), least current draw. Because your right to a point that max efficiency without the other...
08-30-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,046
Posted By Mudcat981

Cool Exactly

This is the reason I am testing different motors, everyone has their own tuning methods. I have my personal methods that work well for me, but I wanted to give each a try and see what works best with...
08-29-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,046
Posted By Mudcat981

Wink All part of testing

I have included this to debunk the 6 amp methods. Because like you I don't believe in the 6 amp rule, but others do. So to satisfy them I am including this testing to see the effects and performance...
08-29-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,046
Posted By Mudcat981

Thumbs up Good amp setting 4-5

I have noticed too that I get the best performance around 5 amps, sometimes 4. Then I just gear it up.
08-29-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,046
Posted By Mudcat981

Best motor to buy :-)

Its been awhile since Ive been on RCtech, but Ive been following threads. I've been tweaking motors since the 80s. But this brushless motor is a different beast to tackle. I started using the...
08-21-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 61,036
Posted By Mudcat981

Unhappy Needs a how-to and a tip guide to be worth $400

I have been tuning and rebuilding motors since the 80s. Have also have a real dyno to test loads. I have been using a G-Force (several other brands of same device out there) analyzer for about 2...
02-28-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 88,668
Posted By Mudcat981

+1

+1
02-28-2017, 01:48 PM
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Views: 88,668
Posted By Mudcat981

The rods in front are totally different. ...

The rods in front are totally different.

Old: 70mm & 75mm, overall 100.5 & 97mm
New: 55mm & 65mm, overall 95.9 & 98.1mm

Rear: turnbuckles are same at 80mm.
Overall is different: 107.4 vs....
09-09-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By Mudcat981

Great motor.

Great motor.
08-30-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,000
Posted By Mudcat981

NO Budget - Test them all

If there was no budget I would start with the 2WD, TLR 3.0 and TLR 3.0 Laydown, AE B6 and B6D.

Test and review them, pick the best two for the different tracks and then move on to the 4WD, 1/8,...
08-26-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 64,062
Posted By Mudcat981

I run 13.5t because the class is there and its...

I run 13.5t because the class is there and its fun and can be faster around the track. I have used my 13.5 against 5.5 and still make podium because I was able to laydown consistant lap times.

OT:...
08-22-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,864
Views: 320,656
Posted By Mudcat981

Lunsford Titanium Balls, links, and screws....

Lunsford Titanium Balls, links, and screws. (Lunsford is lighter than others and worth the $$$)
HW XR10 ESC
No aluminum parts. (such as camber blocks, hinge bracket)
Team Orion 2S Carbon Pro Ultra...
08-22-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,222
Posted By Mudcat981

I agree with Davidka. ST and 2WD buggy are very...

I agree with Davidka. ST and 2WD buggy are very close. The biggest difference is the big tires make it easier and more forgiving.
I have been racing ST before it was ST. I had the RPM conversion for...
08-22-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,864
Views: 320,656
Posted By Mudcat981

I run no slipper, geared at 26/75 with 3 gear...

I run no slipper, geared at 26/75 with 3 gear tranny. More than enough torque for any jump, and power out of the corners.

Weight is 1750gms.
08-22-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,864
Views: 320,656
Posted By Mudcat981

Never had an issue with a SS. I prefer the SS in...

Never had an issue with a SS. I prefer the SS in ST, temps never over 150 even at 10 min mains. I've run the 17.5 & 13.5 with no issues.
08-17-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,222
Posted By Mudcat981

All About the Benjamin$

It comes down to the $$$.
Rookie buys a Traxxas and has a great time for a little $.
Then when they decide its time to move up its either a Competition SCT or a 2WD. Now this person (family) is...
08-08-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12,817
Views: 2,098,981
Posted By Mudcat981

Has your motor been torn down lately? You can...

Has your motor been torn down lately? You can re-adjust the end bell to relocate the mounting holes.
07-28-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 1,074,727
Posted By Mudcat981

Not sure why you would want the aluminum ones?...

Not sure why you would want the aluminum ones? The weight of the car is so low now the axles would put it under weight. With the weight of my car at 1501gms I would prefer a strong steel axle.
07-26-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By Mudcat981

+ TLR The machine work is great. Robinson...

+ TLR

The machine work is great. Robinson are good but they seem like they are stamped out of aluminum and not polished like TLR.
07-19-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,479
Views: 548,849
Posted By Mudcat981

HRH tires?

Frank,

What tires were you guys running at HRH? I saw a picture of Maifields 22-4 2.0 and the tires looked like Dirt Webs in the center but the outside looks like some sort of Bar Code?
07-19-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12,817
Views: 2,098,981
Posted By Mudcat981

Cant really say for the buggy, I made my 2.0...

Cant really say for the buggy, I made my 2.0 buggy a RM once I got the 3.0.
But I did put the 3 gear tranny in my 22T 2.0 and believe me the truck is new again, and was awesome. I would suspect the...
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