Looks like a custom motor plate. Hows a 540 motor on the stock diffs? I went with what I thought was a mild brushless 2040 3800kv motor and stripped a diff at $25 a pop I don't think its worth the risk for most on a $100 rc. Some like going without gear covers but I prefer them the ruckus gear cover seals up pretty good. Going big maybe cheap for the motor but could end up being big on the repair bills.
Just my thoughts on 540 motors on small scale plastic diffs.
If you're not going to shim the diffs on the Ruckus,Torment, Roost then stick to the stock motor, adjust the slipper and run 2s.
It's a name brand hobby grade RC for $99 or under and when you look at it that way it performs well.
Instead of this motor upgrade you can buy a whole 18a brushless system from amazon for $30 and it should just swap in without an adapter. It'll probably outlast the ECX and you can put it into another car down the road. It'll run 3s but unless you're really careful it'll break stuff.
I'll report back if it doesn't fit.
540 motor (carisma) 38t 48p perfection! Custom aluminum motor mount. Runs 2s all day. Thanks for the share!Hey guys new here. Just wanted to share a little upgrade for your mini ruckus. Its a 20 turn 540 traxxas stinger. The stock esc handles it well and it gives the machine a lot more power for cheap. 25 bucks for the motor in canada. Try it out it wont disappoint.
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