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    Motor Upgrade Question

    Will the stock drive train handle this ----> http://www.castlecreations.com/produ...der_micro.html

    1. If not what at minimum do I need to upgrade?
    2. What gearing combo do you suggest Pinion/Spur
    3. Thanks in advance

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    That is the system I have put in mine. 5300kv motor with it. I have ran it 5 or 6 times and nothing has broke yet. All runs on 2 or 3s lipo

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    Quote Originally Posted by summit13TN View Post
    That is the system I have put in mine. 5300kv motor with it. I have ran it 5 or 6 times and nothing has broke yet. All runs on 2 or 3s lipo
    Sounds good to me thank you!!

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    Ooh I like the sound of the castle system, may have to do that too. Any videos, or install tips?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cossack4 View Post
    Ooh I like the sound of the castle system, may have to do that too. Any videos, or install tips?
    Car is on order now!! Motor, esc, and Lipo will be ordered for my birthday mid Feb. I will document here my progress with photos when I get it all.

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    Excellent! Looking forward to watching the build. Did I get the exact combo u mention above?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cossack4 View Post
    Excellent! Looking forward to watching the build. Did I get the exact combo u mention above?
    A blue La Trax and this one is on order now....couldnt wait till mid Feb lol -----> Sidewinder Micro ESC with 0808 4 Pole Sensorless Brushless Motor 5300Kv

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    Quote Originally Posted by summit13TN View Post
    That is the system I have put in mine. 5300kv motor with it. I have ran it 5 or 6 times and nothing has broke yet. All runs on 2 or 3s lipo
    Everything is in the mail and I dont have it in front of me... with that said. Did the motor and ESC mount right onto the car or did you have to do some modifications?

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    I had to modify the mounting plate with a dremal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by summit13TN View Post
    I had to modify the mounting plate with a dremal.
    Got my Dremel ready just waiting on a few more misc items before I get to work.

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