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    Cooloing fan

    Cooling fan? should i get 1

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    No... you should get 2. One for motor and one for esc.

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    +1 on the fans for both esc and motor. Its cheap insurance to have for your electronics.

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    +1 to exactly what Beholder said!!!!
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    I was thinking about some fans too. I don't need them right now as it's winter but I was wondering is this a good fan? Or should I just get the traxxas fans?
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    The traxxas fan works very well for the esc cause it snaps directly to the cooling fins with no modding. The Castle cooling fan for the motor is plastic and does not disapate the heat very efficiently. The Integy cooling fan may be a better choice for the motor
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    Isn't the integy fan really loud?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fr8cture View Post
    Isn't the integy fan really loud?
    Maybe a lil but not bad, i like hearin it, lets me know its working still

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    Which one do you use single or dual fan?
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    I just shoo gooed on a pc fan to the integy heat sink.

    Tested before fan in 37deg ambient 198deg.
    Tested after fan 36deg ambient 167deg.
    Both after HEAVY bashing and constant full throttle/full brake.
    (Stock motor)

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    I have an Integy fan on both of my trucks! Its cheap insurance and even tho I really don't need them. Better to have them and not need them , than to need them and not have them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fr8cture View Post
    Which one do you use single or dual fan?
    Use single, both on my mini revo and slash 1/10

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    For the ESC there were no alternatives to the Traxxas fan.

    And when I think of a motor heatsink/fan combo there is only one system I can think of: EZRUN 5V Cooling Fan & 36 x 55mm Motor Heat Sink AC225 (11$or less if you search a lot). Ok, you have to dremel the heatsink to your needs because its a little bit larger, but thats part of our hobby. The fan is really huge monster and I run it for about 5 months without problems. I just heard bad thinks about other fans because you have to change them frequently because of the small size (Integy, Hot Racing...).

    Here is atthread link to it. http://traxxas.com/forums/showthread...a-heatsink-fan

    The way to make it fit to a slash 4x4 is a little bit different! If you need help to make it fit perfectly - just let me know it!
    Last edited by Beholder_74; 01-28-2013 at 09:05 PM.

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    The integy and hr heatsinks work very well......but the fans that come with them are not the greatest!!! I use single fan set-up, and when the fan died, I replaced them (my son's Slash also) with a Losi fan.....6 months and they are still work'n....

    And WOW briandee......now that's a fan!!!!!
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    Do not get the castle fan. I got it for my car, and it's really bad placement. It makes your wires stand straight up and almost cuts them. It works fine, but if you put the ziptie to hold down the other side, you CANNOT adjust the motor mount to it's lowest position so you cannot use 50 tooth spur unless you use a 18 tooth pinion.

    http://s1297.beta.photobucket.com/us...tml?sort=3&o=0

    It doesn't stay on by itself without the zipties and could cut the motor wires if you don't put a ziptie on. If you have a castle motor, it's good but not for a stock slash 4x4. Get the Integy fan and heatsink, this one is only a fan. The integy sits nicely and doesn't interfere with the wires. The integy is also a heatsink so it disperses heat better.

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