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Old 06-25-2016, 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by EXT2Rob View Post
That ESC temperature isn't bad. About right. But 160C for the motor is too high. I'm not familiar with your vehicle, but as long as you're running the stock gearing, you have a known starting point. As I said, a taller tire is like gearing up, so you may have to compensate by changing the pinion to one with one or two fewer teeth. Bearings need checking. One seized bearing can raise temps ten degrees. What is your ambient temperature?
Stock gearing for 4S is 15/50 but i moved to 13/50 for 6S and the weather was only 15C, I am going to check bearings in the morning. I will also buy smaller pinion even though 13 is tiny as it is lol.