Something to watch when comparing motors could be wattage, the more watts it draws the more power it puts out theoreticallySuch a tough delema lol. I wish there was some number i could go by like hp on these motors. Is there any sort of mesurement i could use to compare the two motors
Amen on the programming card! Otherwise, you're stuck counting beeps which is tantamount to "hope & pray".If you get the Castle system, spend the extra $25 and get the program card http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXYWV0&P=V. This makes programing the ESC super easy, so you can tailor it to your needs.
I just put a castle sidewinder 3 with the 4600kv motor in my fury and it crazy fast. I strongly recommend the field link card. So you dail it in to a drivable control. As far as motors the lower the kv the more torque and get up and go. The higher the kv the higher the top speed. I would suggest staying in a lower kv because you all ways have your gearing to play with to get you the speed.
I'm glad I found this debate..... I was wondering the same thing ..... I have the blx and burned up the esc on it and was looking for a replacement tho I wanna replace the motor also...... So I think I sold on the sidewinder esc as far as should the sidewinder esc and motor would be a good replacement..... I also looked into the xerun series from hobbywing what do y'all think of those?....