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Need new batteries? Going from 12V to 18V or 6V to 12V? Wiring Questions?
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By najnad
#148644
Newbie question here: existing set up is 6v battery with one motor. Planning to go to 2 motors, but do not want to increase speed, just traction. Do I need to go to 12v? or just keep 6v?


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By Hammer-fm
#148645
Keep it at 6V and wire the two motors in parallel (+ of the existing motor also goes to + of new motor; likewise with -).

Note that the peak current draw will now be 2x, which may be marginal with existing wiring and/or may stress the battery.

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