RC4WD 540 Crawler Brushed Motor (55T)

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This is an 55 Turn RC4WD 540 Crawler Brushed Motor. This motor was custom made to fit all popular crawler trucks and scale rigs, including the Bully, AX10 and Trail Finder vehicles.


  • Custom made chrome plated steel 540 can
  • Built in capacitor for minimizing glitches
  • High torque magnet and rotor
  • Polished Bushings
  • Small footprint (50mm long)
  • Tuned for rock climbing and scale driving

RPM @ 7.2V (no load): 8000 (10%), .75Amp Current
RPM Max Efficiency @ 7.2V: 6800 (10%), 3.35Amp Current
Designed operating temperature range: -30C to +80C
Motor end play : .50mm max
Noise level: < 60db 

This product was added to our catalog on June 28, 2013.

Justin Lusk
Verified Owner
Wednesday, Feb 17 2016 (2 months ago)
RC4WD 540 Crawler Brushed Motor (55T)
I bought this as a bolt on modification for the Axial SCX10 Deadbolt to play around with different Turn ratings. The motor is nice and smooth with the stock Axial ESC. It's a good motor, especially for the price. This is a reflection of 55T motors in general, not necessarily this one in particular, but it is a bit slow. I'll likely go with maybe a 45T or 35T next because driving between zones at an Axial event (you can't carry your truck), I was able to walk faster than the truck would drive on 2S lipo. Also, when trying to power up a dirt hill, it didn't have enough speed to easily get the job done. In summary, good value motor if you are, in fact, looking for a 55T.
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