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Old 04-20-2003, 02:22 AM
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What motor can I put in my Zagi 400x the stock does not have the power i like i hear people say mega 16/15/4 on ezone they have a 480 that they say would be faster than the 400 stock and do i have to change the 20 amp speed control- Thank's
Old 04-21-2003, 03:27 PM
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If you go with a Brushless motor, yes, you will have to change the ESC. You will need a brushless ESC.

I'm not sure about the Speed 480. I've never had one, nor run the numbers on it.

I recommend giving Pat at Castle Creations a call for what you might need.
Old 04-21-2003, 07:26 PM
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A mid range option is a Kyosho Mag. Mayhem.

They are much cheaper than brushless, and more powerful then speed 400. Lots of Zagi guys use them. you can use your 20 amp controller with the Mag. Mayhem.

Also, check out the Zagi group if you want more opinions.

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I am going to buy the wattage cobalt 400 today and install it. I will let you know how it works out.
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The wattage cobalt 400 is a 25 turn moror and is no faster than the stock Zagi speed 400. Pro max has one for $69 that is 13 turn that you will be able to tell a difference in.

The stock Zagi motor is only about $8 and if you break it in properly will give you hours of good flights. New = faster so just replace the one you have. These speed 400 motors come out of the factory in batches. The last 100 I had were OK but not so hot, but I just got in 100 more that are turning up almost 13,000 RPMS a big difference faster than the Wattage Colbalt. Then I have a new reverse timed speed 400 that will be in stock in about a week for only $3-$4 more it will be really hot.

The Colbalt is nice as you can adjust the timing and replace the brushes however you can also move up to a 480 or just take the plunge for an Astro Flight 020 brushless. This will fly in the stock tray and will allow you to fly with the stock 1700 pack at almost 75MPH. Yes they are pricey but once you go brushless you will not go back and will wonder what you have been doing with that slow speed 400.

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Old 05-30-2003, 03:41 AM
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I just purchased a astro 020 brushless for my zagi 400x. I will let you know if it was worth the price (more than the 400x cost).

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