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  1. B

    Building RC car with Sons

    Hi. I am new to the forum. I build an RC car over 30 years ago. I am getting back into the hobby this time with my sons. I dusted off my old Team Associated 1/10 World Car and we built a RC dirt track in our backyard. Now they are hooked and want cars of their own. I need some help to sort...
  2. V

    Rc drift car function problem

    So to put it straight in the process of building my 2nd rc car I went to test with plugging in my battery. And it immediately sparks before connection and once connected began to fell very hot and almost smoked, but my problem is I don’t know what I have wrong, my wires r soldered on strong and...
  3. B

    Xmaxx Electronic demons

    I have a Xmaxx that I upgraded the ESC to a Max6 esc. After the install I noticed that my steering Servo was turning all the way to one side and the steering throw was limited (10%). This will randomly go away and come back. I have switched the Servo out to a savox 1231 Servo which worked...
  4. X

    Traxxas X-maxx ESC problem won't power off

    My esc powers up when I plug in the batteries. I cannot shut it off unless I unplug the batteries. Also the center red light next to the V stays lit up. I have tried to run it and it only has little to no power. Any suggestions on what this might be? Thank you
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  6. Olliercuk

    Help with ESC Motor and battery combo

    Hi, I’ve got a 1/18 scale maverick ion I’m converting to brushless and have brought a surpass 6200kv motor with a 35A esc on the description I’m being told it’s max current is 75A will the esc be able handle that, I should assume so as they come as a kit... also if I’ve got a surpass 6200kv...
  7. Z

    Help with esc

    I am controlling the EZrun 18a esc from an arduino. I tried many different sketches and the most I could get it to do is vibrate. I read that a vibrating motor could be a broken phase, So I detached the motor and measured each phase of the esc while it was running with a multimeter. The...
  8. davidbeef

    How do i switch to nihm mode program card

    So guys i bought an program card from hobbywing to program my esc to nihm mode instead of lipo mode i dont know how to do this so pls help guys
  9. K

    Dromida Bx4 1/8 motor

    Anyone know a reliable 1/18 motor that will get well over 15mph?
  10. GodsGr8st24

    Vector X12 brushless modified 4.5Turn

    Guys need some advice. I have a brushless Modified vector X12 4.5turn and I want to know what the best ESC setup would be for it?
  11. Ryanmo

    Sensored esc/ motor

    Hello noob here I’m building a Tamiya to-02 rr chassis or I will be once I figure this out. I’ve decided I want a sensored brushless motor around 10 to 14 t I think.... what esc and motor combo would you guys recommend I’m getting confused looking any help would be appreciated
  12. Roanoke RC group

    Which brushless 4s ESC???

    I am buying an ESC for my 1/10 4x4 but I don't know which one to go with. I want to buy the Hobbywing SC8, but I also found the Hobbyking X-car 60a (2s-4s) brushless ESC. I only want a cheap ESC that is easily programmable and can take 4s. Would it be worth spending the extra money on the SC8? I...
  13. E

    Opinion/Advice: RC Stair Climbing Robot

    Hi! I was wondering if I could get your opinion/advice. My team is putting together a stair climbing robot with a motorized retrieval system for our Mechanical Engineering class. We will be using 5 DC brushed motors in total: 4 of these motors ( and 1 less...
  14. Sledman3064

    Novak gtb

    I have a Traxxas stampede with a Novak GTB ESC, the problem I am having is that every time I turn on the truck it wants to take off , I've adjusted all of my settings on my radio and still nothing happens. The radio I have is a flysky fs-gt3b any help would be great full
  15. WoodiE

    RPM ESC Cage for Traxxas VXL-3S Electronic Speed Controllers

    RPM ESC Cage for Traxxas VXL-3S Electronic Speed Controllers Continue reading the full article
  16. Ericke1

    Help with ESC and Battery Use

    Many years ago I visited Hong Kong RC heaven and pickup this great ESC called Hobbywing XeRun150A and a Hobbywing 2250KV motor for a Team C 1/8 on road. HK RC shops are so cheap compared to here so I was tempted and enjoyed running the vehicle. Here is the link for the specs of both...
  17. jk6672

    Should I buy a fan for ESC?

    I'm putting a RX8 gen 2 and Pro4 HD 4300kv set up in a SCTE, should I purchase the fan? I did purchase the fan when I used the RX8 on my 1/8 buggy, but the SC lids are more open and I figured I'd have more air flow than I do with a buggy.
  18. DerekPike

    New motor/esc Losi Mini 8ight

    So I've been researching a new motor and esc for my Losi Mini 8ight. I just got this last week and it has a Velinion 4000 kv and the original esc in it. I will probably stick with 2s as I'm worried 3s will break things. The first place I looked was Castle...
  19. roger25186

    Suggestion on a ESC & motor combo

    I need suggestions, I am looking at getting an RC8b3e & in need of a esc & motor. I've been looking at the Castle Creations 1/8 Sidewinder with a 2200 kV Castle motor, the Mamba Monster 2 or X with a 2200 kV Manba motor, the Tekin RX8 Gen 2 with appropriate motor(not sure which) finally the...
  20. E

    3s motor esc combo

    my need for speed is getting to me. I have a 1/0 on road car and i would love get it to good speeds. what can you guys recommend? i'm thinking Leopard 10500KV Sensored 3.5T Brushless Motor with mamba max pro. recommendations? I don't want to burn anything. I don't mind if it runs hot as long...