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    Default what is the advantage of a higher gear ratio for a TRX4 Sport [79:1]

    Hi I am looking to go for the higher [bigger] gear ratio more to the 79:1 end with my TRX 4 Sport. [9t pinion to 45t spur]
    Just would like to know
    1. Is there any real advantage?
    2. What is the highest number of turns of a 550 size motor is a 45t to much?
    3. How can I be able to go over pretty much anything in my way. Open to other options – set ups

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    1. More torque. But you'll lose overall wheel speed. Add more volts to gain it back.
    2. Highest is relative. I wouldn't go with any less turns than 30 in a traditional motor, 16 in a 5 slot.
    3. Practice driving.
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    thanks for the advice - what gear ratio do you aim for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThePaddyChannel View Post
    thanks for the advice - what gear ratio do you aim for?
    Somewhere between 36:1 and 50:1.
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