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clod motors?

Post by blazincody » Thu Sep 10, 2009 4:24 am

Just wondering if any one knows of good clod motors that i can buy how do i reverse one or is there companys that sell them that way

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Re: clod motors?

Post by Halgar » Thu Sep 10, 2009 4:46 am

Impossible question to answer without knowing how and where you drive.

The only time you need a reversed motor is if the motors you choose have timing, which is usually the mark of motors meant for speed. Some companies offer a reversed motor, some don't. If you can't buy one reversed all you do is remove the endbell and turn it 180 degrees and reinstall it. You'll need to mark the can so that you get the timing set properly when reassembling.
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Re: clod motors?

Post by blazincody » Thu Sep 10, 2009 5:34 am

to reverse it does the motor not need to be zero degrees?

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Re: clod motors?

Post by Halgar » Thu Sep 10, 2009 7:28 am

A motor with zero degree timing does not need to be reversed, simply swap the positive/negative leads. A motor with timing must have the endbell rotated to reverse it.
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Re: clod motors?

Post by blazincody » Thu Sep 10, 2009 5:20 pm

well do you know of any good motors just for bashing i was thinking around like 16 or 17 turns? i know speed gems work but they arnt made anymore but what about a venom motor? any ideas would be much help?

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Re: clod motors?

Post by blazincody » Thu Sep 10, 2009 5:53 pm

could i use a revo system?

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Re: clod motors?

Post by MiRatlhed » Thu Sep 10, 2009 8:06 pm

I have a set of ERevo motors I am going to try myself because the one is already reversed. I am just waiting for a couple chassis to show up to build up a basher for the winter time. Some do use the EMaxx Titans so I don't see why these would be any different.

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Re: clod motors?

Post by blazincody » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:12 am

could i go a revo brushless or would it be to hard on gears axles ect?

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Re: clod motors?

Post by Halgar » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:25 am

We've got a couple guys here with brushless systems in their clods and it works quite well, you just have to install two systems because as far as I know there are no dual motor controllers available for brushless.

As for regular motors, I can't say because I've not bought motors in 10 years. My Speedgem Sapphires are still in great shape.
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Re: clod motors?

Post by blazincody » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:34 am

so if my motor has zero degree timing i can just reverse the wires to the one to reverse it but it its not zero u just undo the end bell turn it 180 and tighten then it is reversed?

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Re: clod motors?

Post by Halgar » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:53 am

Yes, that is correct.
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Re: clod motors?

Post by MiRatlhed » Fri Sep 11, 2009 1:35 am

The ERevo brushless motor is way too big for the clod axle, those are 2200KV's and it will grenade your diff. Plus I really think the can is too long and will hit the links. You can go with two of the Sidewinder 5700 or 4600 castles or two Traxxas VXL systems in it. Those are real fast on one 2S LiPo 7.4V

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Re: clod motors?

Post by blazincody » Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:27 am

is there a system that only take one esc with brushless?

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Re: clod motors?

Post by vonclod » Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:40 am

sorry dude, no such thing yet due the fact that the esc comunicates with the motor, and each mtr will have different requirments based on load..maybee someone will do a dual prossesor esc someday..just probably be 2 esc,s housed in one case,
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Re: clod motors?

Post by vonclod » Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:50 am

MiRatlhed wrote:I have a set of ERevo motors I am going to try myself because the one is already reversed. I am just waiting for a couple chassis to show up to build up a basher for the winter time. Some do use the EMaxx Titans so I don't see why these would be any different.
they are the same motor..they work great as long as your going 14+ volts :shock: perfect for lipo,s to keep the wieght down
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