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Car Overheating

Old 07-07-2014, 01:02 PM
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recently purchased a team Associates RC 10 Classic edition, because I had one when I was a kid and wanted my son to experience it as well. We can only run the car for 2-3 minutes before the motor and ESC overheat and the car stops running. The servo still works, but the motor wont and the ESC beeps. This last for 15-30 seconds and then it will allow you to run it for another minute or so and then stops and on and on. I replaced the motor already thinking it was the problem. Any ideas?Tthanks in advance.

RC 10 Classic limited edition
Dynamite 15T motor
Dynamite Tazer 15T ESC
Hobby King HK-GT2 radio
Hobby King HK-GT2R receiver
Onyx 3000 7.2V NIMH battery
Futuba S3004 Servo
Old 07-14-2014, 08:20 PM
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Get a different motor/ESC. I'd go brushless, but something very mild. That would also make you want to buy LiPOs.

ESC; http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...nsorless_.html
Motor; http://goo.gl/RT4qlW
LiPO; http://www.atomikrc.com/collections/...-with-uni-plug
Old 08-07-2014, 07:26 PM
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what gearing are you running?

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