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  1. #1
    RC poster
    Join Date
    Sep 2008

    yet another mamba max question

    I am new the the slash scene and I have put in a Mamba max 4600. I run a 7 cell battery and my motor temps are getting in the area 190+ degrees. I have tried a lot of gearing combos with no luck. I am not really sure if I sould gear down or up to get lower temps. I am running a 18/90 right now. should I go up/down on the pinion or up/down on the spur gear for lower temps? any help would be great!

    Check out my video of me making my slash do a back flip, pretty cool!


  2. #2
    RC Qualifier
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Perth, Australia
    Personally I don't think a Mamba set up is good for the slash, the Mamba motors only have a 380 sized rotor and run hot as it is! Try a motor with a larger rotor in it, like the VXL (assuming you get a good one, a lot of them like to shatter rotors) or better yet a Medusa motor, insane torque and run cool!
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    Traxxas Slash

  3. #3
    RC Competitor
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Queen Creek, Az
    Try a 17t pinion and what battery are you running? Get a high discharge battery in there Ener-G promatch worked good for me, and a buddy!
    Last edited by justforfun; 09-30-2008 at 08:21 PM.

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