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Old Mar 21, 2003, 11:05 AM
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Re: Electric HPI RS4 MT Question

Forgot to mention it has factory stock gearing.


Don93 wrote:

> Hello All,
> I have an Electric HPI RS4 MT. Lately it has been running very hot.
> Yesterday the battery got so hot that it melted part of the shrink
> wrapping off. Also, it melted off one of the wire leads where it is
> attached to the motor. I was running without the 'inner body', have
> installed the 'heat sink motor plate' and it was @70'F. By getting
> that hot could it have damaged the motor???
> Any ideas as to what is causing this problem or how to fix it??? The
> speed controller does not even get warm. My motor is a 14 turn Speed
> Gems (new brushes, recently trued comm)and I was using a 2400 MiMH
> battery.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Thank You,
> Don
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