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JasonDog3
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More Torque

Post by JasonDog3 » Tue May 08, 2018 5:29 pm

What options do I have to beef up the torque of my Clod? The Mudslingers Tires I installed have really good traction in the snow. When I'm plowing snow, sometimes both tires on an axle can get stuck, and the motor can't turn them.

I'm open to getting different motors or gearing.

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Re: More Torque

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Tue May 08, 2018 8:03 pm

I assume you are using standard ESC that comes with the Clod kit? If so get yourself two Tamiya Torque Tuned motors they are relatively cheap as well.

If you want to upgrade higher than torque tuned motors you will need a beefier ESC in my experience anyway.

As for pinion not a clue never done it myself though one of the others members will let you know directly... :popcorn:
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Re: More Torque

Post by Sixtys Guy » Tue May 08, 2018 9:43 pm

You could also try going 3S batteries. It will give you a bunch more torque, and speed. The stock motors can handle 3S fine, just need a 3S capable esc. The Hobbywing 860 esc can take 3S; https://www.ebay.com/itm/Hobbywing-Quic ... Swez5Z3Ico

I haven't used that particular esc, but have used the single version (1060) on a shafty truck and it works great.

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Re: More Torque

Post by JasonDog3 » Tue May 08, 2018 10:47 pm

GRAVETXT-1 wrote:
Tue May 08, 2018 8:03 pm
I assume you are using standard ESC that comes with the Clod kit? If so get yourself two Tamiya Torque Tuned motors they are relatively cheap as well.

If you want to upgrade higher than torque tuned motors you will need a beefier ESC in my experience anyway.

As for pinion not a clue never done it myself though one of the others members will let you know directly... :popcorn:
According to Tamiya, the Standard 540 is 27T. The Torque Tuned is 25T. I thought the higher number of Turns = higher torque, lower top-speed. If that's true, the standard 540 has more torque, right? #-o

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Re: More Torque

Post by andymac0035 » Wed May 09, 2018 10:16 pm

That is correct.

You could go to 35t or 45t motors and also 3S lipo batteries.

Another option if you don't still have ladder bar suspension would be the titan monster 550 set-up out of the brushed full-sized e-revo, which uses the EVX-2 esc and a pair of 2S lipos (for a total of 4S, and that combo makes an insane amount of tourque with stock gearing.

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Re: More Torque

Post by GRAVETXT-1 » Thu May 10, 2018 6:55 pm

Tamiya should re name these motors torque de tuned motors wtf looooooooooool
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Re: More Torque

Post by Sixtys Guy » Thu May 10, 2018 9:09 pm

The torque tuned motor has more torque than the stock 27t motor, maybe marginal. I had GT Tuned motors in shafty trucks, they are 25T but had much more torque than the stock cans. Either way both of those motors have positive timing so not ideal for a Clod.

I still think bang for buck 3s on the stock motors will give you what you are after.

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Re: More Torque

Post by matt1ptkn » Fri May 11, 2018 12:03 pm

Sixtys Guy wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 9:09 pm
I still think bang for buck 3s on the stock motors will give you what you are after.
I would agree. I was amazed in the difference in going from a 2s to a 3s.
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Re: More Torque

Post by andymac0035 » Sat May 12, 2018 10:10 pm

Normally I would agree, but he's got mudslingers which are really heavy, and he's pushing snow.

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