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    Review and Installation of a ********* ESC and S2848 4370Kv Motor

    These came in today... thought I would put up a little information on them.

    First off, here are the part numbers:
    ********* 60amp ESC: TTS-60A
    ESC Programing Card: TTS-60APC
    S2848-4370 Inrunner: S2848-4370

    Now for some pictures!!!


    Here you can see motor length. (and my shocks)
    It has the same diameter as the stock V380.



    The ESC fits in between the slide-slots on the chassis.
    It will be mounted on some plexi with double sticky foam tape and slid into this location.


    Here is how much it hangs over the edge of the chassis with a 23/50 gearing.
    It will be pushed out a little further with a larger spur or pinion.


    This is with the fan installed.
    (Yes, I am missing 3 screws... Yes, all 4 screws will install without an issue)


    This is the clearance between the motor and the ESC heat sink.
    The red ESC tray is making contact with the motor.


    This is where I will put the ESC switch.


    This is how I cut the rear body mount tower for the switch.
    (notice the angle)


    Switch installed.
    I may drop some CA here... all depends on how it rides.
    It really cannot go anywhere even if it falls out.


    This is how much wire they give you... just enough without it being tight.




    to be continued...
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    This is what the ESC looks like tore down.
    I think this is going to be really easy to make water resistant



    I think they used fake XT60's...


    Here is the programming card.
    Very simple to use, and you only need one to program multiple ESC's.
    The second picture shows the settings I had it on.


    Here is how I have it set up:
    23/50 gearing, 30/50/30 differential oils. (center diff)

    With the stock 3M ESC and V380 motor on 2S in parallel...
    It was fun. Quick and controllable.

    I then installed the new motor and ESC...
    with a single 2S with the other 2S in the battery tray to keep it fair. (weight)
    I could make her land in her lid from a stand-still... and that is with the punch set to low.

    BTW, this ESC will hook right up to the stock motor.
    If you are running LiPo's with XT60 connectors, all you need is an XT60 parallel harness!
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    looks good!!
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    My initial review...

    Seems to be a quality ESC and motor... the program card feels cheap, but it really is not used that often. The gauge of the wire matches the gauge of the stock ESC... we will see if it is large enough.

    I wonder why they do not offer this ESC with a water resistant option...

    I will check back in once I get a few 2S packs through it.
    I need to wait for my second order to arrive that is now in NY according to tracking.
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    I like it! Looks like it fits better than my SV2!!!! lol

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    Lookin Good! Definatly interested to see how you like this set up!
    Fyi, those Polished shock caps look nice!
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    Sounds like a solid buy for $25 but there out of stock uhhhhh
    The only other thing is the lvc is low

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    i have the same one in mu rusty, it has been real reliable with a 3650 3500kv tacon motor. looks good
    I have used 2s and 3s lipo. and have ran it every day. never gets over 70 degrees f. here is a pic of mine.
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    I LIke that esc how hard was install

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    Install was super easy... on a scale of 1-10, 10 being a pain;
    I'd say it is a 2 due to needing to make a mount and a spot to put the switch.
    Like I said, if you are running XT60 LiPo's... just add a XT60 parallel harness to your cart.
    The stock V380 motor hooks right up.

    I don't consider the cut off too low... when you are pulling the trigger the voltage dips down. When it does, it is going to trigger the LVC. I will check what voltages the LiPo's are at 5 minutes after running and report back... once I get my other shipment. lol
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    the programming card for my mmp feels cheap too

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    As long as the thing works... lol
    I have it safely stored in my Plano organizer... the one that goes with my whenever I take my RC's.
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    The ESC in the Boss works fine...

    But the ESC in the MERV... well, it turns on.. then I get to pull the trigger for about 5 seconds before it shuts down the motor. I am not sure what is going on... I did find that the black and red servo wire was nearly touching each other... may have even been touching... I de-soldered them and re-soldered them... but the problem is still there.

    Are there any electronics (ESC) guru's out there that can PM/email me?? lol
    I'd like to get this fixed.

    EDIT:
    I thought about removing what I have typed above, but decided against it.
    I called up a friend of mine that happens to be an electrical engineer. His suggestion was to apply 6v to the ESC through the servo wire... what ever it did (he did not bother to explain) it fixed it... it works fine now!!
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    Can you run the ********* 60amp ESC/S2848-4370 Inrunner combo with the stock NiMH batteries in parallel. Im not ready to use lipo batteries

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    Yes.
    You only need a parallel adapter with two TRX and one XT60 connector
    OR
    Solder a TRX to the *********.
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    gonna get this esc for standard brushless motor!
    press the any key... where is the any key....

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    If i wanted to wire the ********* to the stock velineon motor which wires hook up to each other

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    Whichever you need to make the RC go forward.
    With brushless, you can just swap any two wires if you pull forward and it goes reverse.
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    ok. im still new to all of the brushless motore and esc. i know a little bit but i still have alot to learn

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    Keep reading
    Keep asking questions

    You'll do fine.
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    Thanks Jimmie Neutron for all the info i have gotten from you, and i will keep asking questions and keep reading. For the velineon motor, would you suggest just a heat sink or a heat sink with a fan. the kind of bashing i do is some full speed run, hill climbs and just bashing around in a park with some hills and trees

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    This is just my opinion, but there is not a fan that runs off of 6v that will fit under the shell of a 16th scale RC that can move more air than a properly vented body... the only RC I would (and have) use a fan is for a crawler that is not moving air over its electronics.

    If you are having heat issues... a heat sink and/or fan is not the way to solve them.
    If you are NOT having heat issues and just want lower motor temps... a heat sink is the way to go.
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    I was finally able to run a set until LVC...

    Immediately after the run 2.98/3.09v per cell.
    After 10 minutes the voltages bounced up to 3.11/3.12v per cell.
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    Very nice Like the way that looks. Also digg where u mounted the switch. Right on.
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    Hi all,

    this is my installation of the ********* 60A ESC with the stock motor:





    I am using a huge fan to cool things down (actually the motor since the ESC is cool enough as it is)




    I am watching the temps with this temp monitor from venom (I have to stop and take the body off, no telemetry )


    Overall, three fans in my car (kinda shortens the battery life for sure)


    My custom aluminum base for the front fan


    continued...

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    Castle Creations UBEC attached in the back tower (... and wide foams in the back )




    Hood scoop from OOC rc Racing




    My rear ... holes




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    Another pic of my rear






    And finally photos of my carrying case












    last part follows....

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    Sorry for this long post ... but I had to do it....!!!

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    Now that's awesome!!!! Thanks dman for the pics!!!!

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