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Old 11-20-2007, 04:41 AM
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Default Good BRUSHED motor for Xray M18T or Mini-T

I am buying an Xray M18T possibly today, and eventually a Mini-T as well.

I want a decent BRUSHED motor that would fit. I am choosing brush because I have a backyard track that I go slower on, and the brushless stuff seems to be be all geared for speed. I know you can tune them down, but I am experiencing a lack of feel in the lower register when you do that. Dunno...I just think a decent brush motor is my answer. Any help?

I've looked at the Reedy SP19. Will that fit both of these cars? Is it ok motor?
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Old 11-20-2007, 06:26 AM
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I would save your money and get like a Graupner Speed 300 6v. Cheap, fast, and lasts a long time. You will need a new motor plate for the Mini-T however.
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the lrp fusions are good
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Old 11-20-2007, 12:43 PM
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Mini smoked in the first 2 minutes in with a conservative gear ratio on my m18. AE has stopped importing them.
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I would save your money and get like a Graupner Speed 300 6v. Cheap, fast, and lasts a long time. You will need a new motor plate for the Mini-T however.

Tell me more. At $15 delivered (from ebay and other places) this could be cool if you are saying it's good. But I would need a motor plate? Like a heat sink style? Have a link?

Anyone know if this would fit the Xray? Are they similar to the Mini-T as far as mounting the motors?

I realize I could spend the money on a brushless, but for 1/18 scale I am so far having better luck with brushed. Are you guys feeling the same? Cost is not an issue for me, so throw that out of the comparison. I realize brush motors have their obvious downfalls, but I am talking once you are on the track and rolling and all that is aside. Just motor for motor, I am feeling the brush at this point due to performance and feel, when going slower, using torque for a small track is the main focus. Not just speed runs where feeling isn't so much a priority.
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Old 11-20-2007, 12:54 PM
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The Graupner fits right in the m18t with no issues. The motor plate is the plate the motor attaches to on the Mini-T that you will need to change.

Heatsinks wouldnt be a bad purchase as well since your saving mulah.
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Mini Me, you have an M18T? What motor are you running? Are you getting what I am talking about all that "feelings" talk?

What is the Graupner 300 compared to? Maybe a Reedy 19?

I ACTUALLY JUST BOUGHT A M18T TODAY. STOKED!!
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congrats on your new ride markhat250.

Mini_Me is very knowledgable w/ the M18T. He's the one that got me to convert over.
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Hey PVT, what parts should I be buying as backup? What's breaking on yours (other than a massive takeout crash). I'm just talking your typical a-arms, carriers, pins, etc. What do I need to stock in the tool chest?

Is the Trinity Mini Monster Pro 17t motor any good? The guy I bought my car off wants to sell it to me.
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