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Using a D3 motor on a Parma chassis?


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Posted 12 October 2007 - 03:25 PM

We are racing Parma International chassis. I would like to try a D3 but it seems the motor likes to run the other way (counter clockwise) according to the arrow.
How much of a performance hit would it take being mounted against the recommended direction?

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Posted 12 October 2007 - 04:20 PM

Vince,

To the best of my knowledge, the JK Falcon 7 and the TSR D3 motor are essentially the same unit except for the direction of rotation, so my suggestion is that you give the F7 a trial.

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Posted 17 October 2007 - 02:01 PM

Vince,

To the best of my knowledge, the JK Falcon 7 and the TSR D3 motor are essentially the same unit except for the direction of rotation, so my suggestion is that you give the F7 a trial.

Will do - this weekend in fact. Thanks

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Posted 17 October 2007 - 02:05 PM

I have run the Falcon 7 in a JK Formula 1 / Indy Chassis and it worked very, very well.

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Posted 17 October 2007 - 02:18 PM

I might expect Dokk to weigh in on this. The reverse direction has to do with retro fit into the complete line of TSR format race cars. The grounding strap should be disconnected. Use a dremel to divide the strap. That feature is used for the TSR setup only. Maybe next batch of D3's will have an extended shaft on the other end. Mounting might be a hassle though.
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Posted 17 October 2007 - 03:24 PM

I understand there is a correction to the ground strap. It it easily removed without using a dremel. Pops right out.
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