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Bestselling Electric R/C Car Kits

February 18, 2010 by  
Filed under Electric

Here are some of the bestselling or popular electric r/c car kits from various online hobby shops as of 18 Feb 2010. RC Market XRAY T3 EU Rubber Spec TC Tamiya TRF 416x 3 Racing F109 Formula 1 EP Car Top TC Photon TC Tamiya M05 Pro Chassis RC Planet Associated Factory Team TC5 HPI E10 […]

LRP ESC and Motor Tips

January 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Electric, Electronic Speed Control (ESC), Motors

Reto Koenig R&D, LRP electronic GmbH Generally speaking, a smaller rotor improves driveability (smoother) and gives more topend but the downside is slighly lower efficiency and less torque. Temperature isn’t much different. unfortunately no comparison possible between powerprofiles of SPX StockSpec and boost profiles SXX StockSpec is possible! The reason is that algorithm works differently […]

IFMAR Brushless Motors List

December 31, 2009 by  
Filed under Electric, Motors

Here is a list of IFMAR approved brushless motors. Approved for IFMAR r/c racing: APO Team Powers Orion Vortex 2008 Race LRP Vector X12 GM Racing Brushless Pro Team Check-Point Trinity King Golden Speed Passion Competition 2.0 Novac Ballistic Related topics: Guide to electric r/c motors.

Team Powers Brushless Motor Checker Dyno

December 14, 2009 by  
Filed under Electric, Motors

Here is a photo and video of the Team Powers brushless motor checker / dyno. It is a great tuning tool to have. You can easily check which of your motors are the fastest. You can check for the rpm, current draw and KV. Here is a video of a Novak 4.5T brushless motor being […]

XRAY T3 R/C Touring Car

November 25, 2009 by  
Filed under Electric

Here is a picture, video and summary of the new XRAY T3 radio controlled 1/10 scale electric touring car designed for the serious racers. Although I love Tamiya, this new XRAY car makes me want to buy one. A totally new car where the balancing point and geometry have been changed and designed for lipo and […]

Tamiya Brushless ESC 01

November 17, 2009 by  
Filed under Electric, Electronic Speed Control (ESC)

Hi, I just came back from my local hobby shop (Lils Futaba) where I bought a Tamiya brushless 12T with ESC01 combo for $132 USD. Tamiya Brushless ESC 01  (TBLE-01) specifications: Forward / brake / reverse * maximum continuous current = 100amps * input voltage = 6.6 – 7.2v * 30 x 42 x 31mm * […]

Tamiya Brushless Motor 12T and ESC01

November 17, 2009 by  
Filed under Electric, Motors

Hi, I just came back from my local hobby shop (Lils Futaba) where I bought a Tamiya brushless 12T with ESC01 combo. This is supposed to be equal to a 23T brushed motor. Cost was relatively cheap at around $132 USD. I installed it in a Tamiya M05 mini. It is a nice motor, faster than a […]

Lipo Battery Guide

November 11, 2009 by  
Filed under Electric, Lipo Batteries

I love Lipos, they are generally maintenance free and hold their power very well. Here are some guides on charging, using and storing Lipos. Charging Only use a Lipo charger. Do not use other types. Typically charge at 3 amps. Follow the charging guideline that comes with your battery pack. Do not connect the positive […]

Cheap RC Cars

November 11, 2009 by  
Filed under Electric

Hi, if you are looking for cheap rc cars, I would recommend electric powered (on or off road). There are great hobby quality rc cars from Tamiya, HPI, Associated, etc. Cheapest would be the smaller scale. For example, a 1/36 Losi Micro T, complete with battery, charger, and radio control system, sells for approximately $80. For 1/10 […]

Tamiya TB03

November 11, 2009 by  
Filed under Electric, Tamiya

The Tamiya TB03 is a shaft drive design for efficiency in running stock class motor racing. If you are running a 23T or milder category, the TB03 might be faster than belt drive designs such as the TA05 IFS. Features: Turnbuckle shaft * electric motor * spur gear cover * double wishbone suspension * ball […]

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