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    I have looked into it in the past as I have a...

    I have looked into it in the past as I have a revo 2.5 converted to a 3.3 engine. If I remember right you only need to replace the old 14mm hubs with the new 17mm hex hubs which can be bought on eBay...
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    Which side of the back plate did you put the...

    Which side of the back plate did you put the Teflon washer on? Its supposed to go on the starter side and i think I had comparable problems when I once accidentally put it on the crank side.
  3. Thread: Nitro Hoss

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    lets do it. Turbocharging a nitro 2 stroke does...

    lets do it. Turbocharging a nitro 2 stroke does come with challenges especially if it is a blow through design and I havenīt found a mini turbo that actually creates usable boost. For this reason I...
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    Sounds like the engine might just be flooded. I...

    Sounds like the engine might just be flooded. I recommend pulling out the glow plug, flipping the model upside down, and giving the engine 15 good pulls. That should clear out any access fuel from...
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    There has got to be some way to save nitro. I...

    There has got to be some way to save nitro. I feel like most people under 25 don't realize that it exists or that a quality nitro can be somewhat reliable and enjoyable to run. I was running my short...
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    Agreed, from someone who has modified a 3.3, it's...

    Agreed, from someone who has modified a 3.3, it's amazing what you can do with one just by altering the sleeve and crank. So if they could come with those modifications from the factory plus a new...
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    New thought: I have a 4-stroke lawn trimmer that...

    New thought: I have a 4-stroke lawn trimmer that is nearly as idiot proof as they come. In fact you can't even tune it.

    So I think Traxxas needs to build a glorified 4-stroke 25cc lawn trimmer...
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    Goes back to traxxas should try working with...

    Goes back to traxxas should try working with another company to develop an engine. YS engines has been using mechanical fuel injection for years in both 2 strokes and 4 strokes. Most of their engines...
  9. Thread: Is nitro dead?

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    With a stock trx3.3 engine in a big ~1/9 scale...

    With a stock trx3.3 engine in a big ~1/9 scale vehicle like the Revo or T-maxx this is completely true. But its not true in all cases.

    My revo 2.5 with a custom ported 3.3 can't keep its front...
  10. Thread: Is nitro dead?

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    your not wrong

    your not wrong
  11. Thread: Is nitro dead?

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    5hp is nothing, my electric paramotor will create...

    5hp is nothing, my electric paramotor will create 25hp+ six inches from your back and thats what I find scary. I am also planing on upgrading to a motor which will give 31hp.

    One thing I do want...
  12. Thread: Is nitro dead?

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    Awesome! If you decide to make custom motors we...

    Awesome! If you decide to make custom motors we will need to get in touch.

    I think I am just a weird person as I really love unique things. So one day I will be developing a zero emission electric...
  13. Thread: Is nitro dead?

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    I definitely understand the appeals of electric....

    I definitely understand the appeals of electric. Infact I am the head person developing an electric paramotor for a company to try and compete with gas paramotors.
  14. Thread: Is nitro dead?

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    As a somewhat younger person, I started with...

    As a somewhat younger person, I started with electric everything. I had electric helicopters, airplanes, rc cars, drones, you name it. But I always remembered back when I was about 8 and watching my...
  15. Thread: Revo 2.5 Tires

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    Revo 2.5 Tires

    I may or may not have had my old revo 2.5 tires explode because of ballooning. Anyway dose anyone know if the 5374a tire will fit my old 2.5?
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    Same, you can still get one from SH, but it looks...

    Same, you can still get one from SH, but it looks like a rebranding gasoline dynamite .31 which were prone to issues.

    I have so many ideas for awesome new engines they could make. For example I...
  17. Doubt it, I think it would sooner be the blinker...

    Doubt it, I think it would sooner be the blinker fluid. Due to the constant blinking the fluid goes bad faster.
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    Very true. The stock carb relies on the venturi...

    Very true. The stock carb relies on the venturi to create a negative pressure to suck the fuel. As soon as you super charge it, you will loose most of not all of that negative pressure which makes...
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    I agree. If you want an electric, go buy an...

    I agree. If you want an electric, go buy an electric, don't ruin a perfectly good nitro.

    For me, I love nitro. It feels so much more rewarding than an electric. On the other hand if you don't have...
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    It appears to be a dinamite engine. I personally...

    It appears to be a dinamite engine. I personally haven't had any experience with their engines but wasn't too impressed with their electric motor end esc that came in one of my rc cars.

    One...
  21. it wouldn't be hard to mount an fpv drone camera...

    it wouldn't be hard to mount an fpv drone camera on a traxxas, wire it up to a vtx and either run that off the 5v provided by an extra port in your receiver or you could splice into your esc bec.
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    Or keep your 3.3 engine and port it. It opened a...

    Or keep your 3.3 engine and port it. It opened a whole new world of power on my Revo. Then when the 3.3 engine goes bad you could drop in a big block.
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    The cool part about ceramic coating the cylinder...

    The cool part about ceramic coating the cylinder head and piston crown is that it helps the exhaust retain more heat. So it can be more efficient and run cooler.

    Well if no one has tried it I may...
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    I figured ceramic coating wouldn't increase power...

    I figured ceramic coating wouldn't increase power by much. I have ported a few nitro engines before and have seen some massive power increases. What I am hoping that a ceramic coating would help with...
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    Nitro engine ceramic coating

    Has anyone tried ceramic coating the piston and cylinder head of a nitro engine? I'm curious on how it would effect performance.
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