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  1. Thread: Do I NEED a BEC?

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    That's it, I replaced the 2 stock servos with the...

    That's it, I replaced the 2 stock servos with the Hobbico CS-170 servo. Other than the stock rx there is nothing else plugged in. I'm not even having any issues so maybe I am just trying to create...
  2. Thread: Do I NEED a BEC?

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    Do I NEED a BEC?

    This isn't necessarily limited to a revo but it is about the MMM in multiple vehicles, I hope this is permitted:

    I have a revo, TTR ST-1 truggy (converted to brushless) and Hyper 9e running...
  3. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    fyi, it was the clutch. I went with the hot...

    fyi, it was the clutch. I went with the hot racing double up system, still going easy for break in but a couple blips proves it was the slipper clutch. Thanks for all the help, the 21/58 gearing...
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    wheel compatibility

    Will these wheels fit the e-revo with 17mm hub adapters?
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  5. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    I believe the bearing may have been crushed when...

    I believe the bearing may have been crushed when we "super-tightened" the slipper clutch. Obviously hindsight is 20/20 and I have a better understanding of how it works and is supposed to work, I...
  6. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    So I believe I discovered the issue. Got the new...

    So I believe I discovered the issue. Got the new gears in but it still didnt have any "snap". It had good speed but didn't seem to compare to fellow brushless maxxes in the neighborhood. I...
  7. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    Thank you to everyone for the advice. I have all...

    Thank you to everyone for the advice. I have all the gears on order and I will follow up with you and let you know what I find out. I kind of thought the same after watching the video, the low...
  8. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    understood. Thank you

    understood. Thank you
  9. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    I suspect that may be the case, I'm going to...

    I suspect that may be the case, I'm going to change the gear and see where that takes me. If the motor seems to be the issue should I send it in for repair or buy a new one or put tenshock or some...
  10. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    LoL we agonized over it but it was either run it...

    LoL we agonized over it but it was either run it or wait till summer around here. I chose to run but stay out of the snow, we haven't ran more than a pack through it so far...but I don't plan to...
  11. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    I can only find 32p pinions in even numbers, all...

    I can only find 32p pinions in even numbers, all the odd numbers are "MOD1" but I don't see MOD1 spurs. This is on towerhobbies.com....you guys have any links? Thanks for all the help on this, I...
  12. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    I did tighten the slipper clutch but idk how...

    I did tighten the slipper clutch but idk how tight is too tight so I tightened about 1 turn total and then backed off just a "smidge" like a 1/16th turn. I'll look up the adjustment procedure in...
  13. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detail...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=qWIJEef2Ibo

    This is WOT the whole time
  14. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    ok we'll give it a shot and report back. I did...

    ok we'll give it a shot and report back. I did notice the notchiness was not as tight after I ran it the first time today but it is still there
  15. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    yes I have 3 sets, 4x SPC 30c 5000mah and 2xSky...

    yes I have 3 sets, 4x SPC 30c 5000mah and 2xSky Lipo 20c/40c 4000mah. The SPC's were only marginally better, I'd say C rate was the difference...balance charged on icharger 206b with meanwell 350w...
  16. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    ok he loosened the mesh adjustment screw and the...

    ok he loosened the mesh adjustment screw and the vehicle rolls smoothyl across the floor. However we have both noted the vehicle is very difficult to move when the mesh is set and the motor is...
  17. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    but undergeared that badly would produce epic...

    but undergeared that badly would produce epic backflips? or not...?
  18. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    we believe it is a 14 tooth pinion.

    we believe it is a 14 tooth pinion.
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    ok is there any testing that can be performed...

    ok is there any testing that can be performed against the motor to determine if it is the issue? I will try to get a video of this thing running down the street tomorrow if the weather cooperates. ...
  20. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    no it doesn't go faster in reverse, about half as...

    no it doesn't go faster in reverse, about half as fast to be specific. The harness is wired for series and I get 4 rings from the esc then 2 beeps before it's armed but it does feel like I'm running...
  21. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    I'll get some pictures and pull the pinion...

    I'll get some pictures and pull the pinion tomorrow to get a count. I put it on a stand and rotated the tires to see how the diffs sounded and the were quiet. Turning the spur by hand feels notchy...
  22. Thread: ERBE seems slow?

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    ERBE seems slow?

    New owner of a secondhand truck ERBE. I'm not sure what pinion it has but it is running a 58t spur gear. I am running 2x2s 5000mah 30C batts from SPC. I have calibrated the esc with the tx,...
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