Originally Posted by marksp
When I recently pulled my Himax HC3516, I noticed the wire insulation had interfered with the spinning can. I'm replacing with the EMax GT2812/10 which is also a 35mm diameter motor.
Any motor wire routing tips/pictures to make certain of no interference?
As Bluhammer did and a few others, I cut a slot through into the air intake channel, motor wires go straight into there and then back to ESC, no need to overstress the wire with a bend near its minimum bend radius and less likelyhood of wire fracture at some point.