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Budget Brand and High Grade Motors for Radio Control Cars

The turns rating is a (very) rough method of indicating power and current draw. Basically, it's the number of times a wire is passed around the magnetic core of the motor, and the lower the number (8 turns is pretty much as low as they get currently) the more current it draws, the higher the speed but conversely the lower the running time and the poorer the torque. A standard motor (at the reverse end of the scale) is a 27 turn - lower speed, low current draw, long run time, high torque.

The second number in a motor rating (e.g. 27x1, 13x2, 10x3) is the number of wires that are used in the wrap. So a 27x1 has one wire wrapped 27 times around the core, a 10x3 has 3 wires wrapped 10 times. The lower the number of turns (e.g. 10) the lower the torque generated so many manufacturers add more wire loops (e.g. x3 x4 etc) to increase the magnetism and therefore the torque.

Compatibility car wise, we don't recommend a motor lower than 17 turns in a shaft driven car (they tend to overheat the gears) but many get away with it. Belt driven cars are able to take a higher power motor with less risk of damage to the gearing.

When applied to speed controllers, please bear in mind that a worn standard motor (a notional 27 turn) or a standard motor used in extreme conditions (for example on an off road car negotiating a rough ground or long grass course) will draw more current. It is therefore wise to purchase a higher capacity Electronic Speed Controller (for example buy a 18 turn ESC rather than a 20 turn if running an off-roader) so that the electronics within are not running at their limit. This will reduce the likelihood of cut-out or overheating.


  • Absima THRUST B-SPEC 10 Turn Race Spec Motor

    Formerly sold as Ansmann motors, Absima's Race Spec motors are good value and feature replaceable brushes. Motor leads are included. You will [...]

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    Absima THRUST B-SPEC 10 Turn Race Spec Motor
    Formerly sold as Ansmann motors, Absima's Race Spec motors are good value and feature replaceable brushes. Motor leads are included. You will [...]

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  • Absima THRUST B-SPEC 12 Turn Race Spec Motor

    Formerly sold as Ansmann motors, Absima's Race Spec motors are good value and feature replaceable brushes. Motor leads are included. You will [...]

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    Absima THRUST B-SPEC 12 Turn Race Spec Motor
    Formerly sold as Ansmann motors, Absima's Race Spec motors are good value and feature replaceable brushes. Motor leads are included. You will [...]

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  • Absima THRUST B-SPEC 14 Turn Race Spec Motor

    Formerly sold as Ansmann motors, Absima's Race Spec motors are good value and feature replaceable brushes. Motor leads are included. You will [...]

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    Absima THRUST B-SPEC 14 Turn Race Spec Motor
    Formerly sold as Ansmann motors, Absima's Race Spec motors are good value and feature replaceable brushes. Motor leads are included. You will [...]

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  • Absima THRUST B-SPEC 55 Turn CRAWLER Motor

    Formerly sold as Ansmann motors, Absima's high torque motors will slow your model and increase pulling power at the same time. Motors are good value [...]

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    Absima THRUST B-SPEC 55 Turn CRAWLER Motor
    Formerly sold as Ansmann motors, Absima's high torque motors will slow your model and increase pulling power at the same time. Motors are good value [...]

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  • Absima THRUST B-SPEC 80 Turn TRUCK PULLER Motor

    Formerly sold as Ansmann motors, Absima's high torque motors will slow your model and increase pulling power at the same time. Motors are good value [...]

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    Absima THRUST B-SPEC 80 Turn TRUCK PULLER Motor
    Formerly sold as Ansmann motors, Absima's high torque motors will slow your model and increase pulling power at the same time. Motors are good value [...]

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  • Absima THRUST ECO 45 Turn CRAWLER Motor

    An economy spec crawler motor - effectively a standard silver can with many more windings.  This gives a good budget motor with low speed and high [...]

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    Absima THRUST ECO 45 Turn CRAWLER Motor
    An economy spec crawler motor - effectively a standard silver can with many more windings.  This gives a good budget motor with low speed and high [...]

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  • BARGAIN: Brushless CONVERSION pack - Beast SSL ZTW410452003 45Amp 2950Kv for RC Cars and Trucks

    Beast SSL Brushless Motor Conversion Pack - suits most 1:10 scale cars from most brands including Tamiya, Kyosho, FTX, HPI etc This pack [...]

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  • Brushless CONVERSION LED programming card for SMD Combos JBR200001

    The LED program card is used for adjusting the setting on the SMD brushless combos. 1:Low Voltage Cut-Off: The function is mainly to prevent a [...]

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    Brushless CONVERSION LED programming card for SMD Combos JBR200001
    The LED program card is used for adjusting the setting on the SMD brushless combos. 1:Low Voltage Cut-Off: The function is mainly to prevent a [...]

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  • Brushless CONVERSION pack - Razer Ten ROBR01250 50Amp 3000Kv for RC Cars and Trucks

    Razer Ten Brushless Motor Conversion Pack - suits most 1:10 scale cars from most brands including Tamiya, Kyosho, FTX, HPI etc This pack [...]

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    Brushless CONVERSION pack - Razer Ten ROBR01250 50Amp 3000Kv for RC Cars and Trucks
    Razer Ten Brushless Motor Conversion Pack - suits most 1:10 scale cars from most brands including Tamiya, Kyosho, FTX, HPI etc This pack [...]

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  • Brushless CONVERSION pack - Razer Ten ROBR01251 60Amp 3250Kv for RC Cars and Trucks

    Razer Ten Brushless Motor Conversion Pack - suits most 1:10 scale cars from most brands including Tamiya, Kyosho, FTX, HPI etc This pack [...]

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    Brushless CONVERSION pack - Razer Ten ROBR01251 60Amp 3250Kv for RC Cars and Trucks
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  • Brushless CONVERSION pack - Razer Ten ROBR01252 60Amp 4000Kv for RC Cars and Trucks

    Razer Ten Brushless Motor Conversion Pack - suits most 1:10 scale cars from most brands including Tamiya, Kyosho, FTX, HPI etc This pack [...]

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    Brushless CONVERSION pack - Razer Ten ROBR01252 60Amp 4000Kv for RC Cars and Trucks
    Razer Ten Brushless Motor Conversion Pack - suits most 1:10 scale cars from most brands including Tamiya, Kyosho, FTX, HPI etc This pack [...]

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  • Brushless CONVERSION pack - Razer Ten ROBR01253 60Amp 4600Kv for RC Cars and Trucks

    Razer Ten Brushless Motor Conversion Pack - suits most 1:10 scale cars from most brands including Tamiya, Kyosho, FTX, HPI etc This pack [...]

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    Brushless CONVERSION pack - Razer Ten ROBR01253 60Amp 4600Kv for RC Cars and Trucks
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