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    When I offroad raced R/C's You might want to...

    When I offroad raced R/C's You might want to try this. Worked for me and many other R/C racers, Buggy Truggy and Monster Truck classes. In fact I was charging $40.00 a set to do them and had more...
  2. It can only be from either the bearings, the...

    It can only be from either the bearings, the wrist pin, the conrod bushings,backplate bushing, the sleeve or the piston. Metal particles coming from ANY engine is not good.
    The fuel flows from the...
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    VP racing fuels have been around for a long time....

    VP racing fuels have been around for a long time. I have not had the opportunity to use their R/C fuel but I do use their 110 octane racing fuel in my 1970 Z28 with 383 Stroker and 12:1 compression...
  4. Metal flakes out the exhaust and the glow plugs...

    Metal flakes out the exhaust and the glow plugs getting destroyed is usually a sign of internal parts failure.
    When running what was the temps?
    Did you see any fuel around the flywheel or at the...
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    100% dead on. I only use a hair dryer when...

    100% dead on. I only use a hair dryer when doing break in on a cold engine. But that's just me. Block heater = waste of money, absolutely no need.... Oh, and if you are going where there is no...
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    It's up to the track, but if it is a ROAR or...

    It's up to the track, but if it is a ROAR or IFMAR sanctioned event the answer is no. They must be the same scale and class of vehicle. I raced against truggies many times at my track when it was...
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    No problems with temp, it get's hot enough you...

    No problems with temp, it get's hot enough you take the flame away, you can have the same issue with a high wattage soldering iron.

    My trick is to figure out how far to hold the wire so you...
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    I do that no matter what the temps are, I want my...

    I do that no matter what the temps are, I want my engine block over 100 degrees fir the first start. I've rebuilt my R/C engines over 14 times since 2004 and been very successful. IT's makes sense...
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    I use this for the larger wires, take a little to...

    I use this for the larger wires, take a little to get the technique down but works great. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Titan3-Multi-Function-Butane-Torch-HT-151/314864543

    Trick to soldering, flux,...
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    I stuck with Tamaya paints, never had a problem...

    I stuck with Tamaya paints, never had a problem getting the colors I wanted.... :cool: Lexan paints are special they form a chemical bond to the Lexan, enamel doesn't do that. :cool:
  11. OK here we go. 1. With the radio system on and...

    OK here we go.

    1. With the radio system on and the truck upside down, set your steering trim according to it's marks on the radio in the center, make sure by turning the wheels right and left and...
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    Ahh, you basically will use html code. However...

    Ahh, you basically will use html code. However there's many who,,,, copy then paste and then edit their posts to look/say format, the way you like.... No crime in that....
    :cool:
  13. Says fitment is for E-Revo VXL, Jato, Revo,...

    Says fitment is for E-Revo VXL, Jato, Revo, Summit and XO-1. I do not see the measurements of the 2 shocks as far as bore diameter or shock rod diameter..... If those were the same then you could...
  14. If you want an even wider stance your best bet is...

    If you want an even wider stance your best bet is using an offset wheel. +1 to the added stress on the axle carriers and bearing stress from an extended hub.... :cool:
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    Now those pinions the cups fit on, they are 5mm...

    Now those pinions the cups fit on, they are 5mm I.D. correct? Had the same issue with my TMAXX, for $6.00 each the Unlimited Engineering Drive cups should work. Thing is they are very strong and...
  16. It could be something with your temp files,...

    It could be something with your temp files, without access to the backend of this databse I could not answer your question.

    Here's some info... This place, this forum just to run and exist costs...
  17. The Alley is not for posting questions or tips on...

    The Alley is not for posting questions or tips on any specific model of R/C and it is a General Area for posting R/C and non R/C questions.... So your ranking is supposed to be based on how many...
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    It was explained completely in the link I had...

    It was explained completely in the link I had posted... It simplifies things a lot.

    In my link I explain the HSN needle controls the overall fuel flow, just like the spigot for a hose on the...
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    Well that depends on how you are jumping, how...

    Well that depends on how you are jumping, how fast you are going. Nobody drives identically....
    I think first you should try going to a stiffer set of springs all around... If you go to a stiffer...
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    Place the shock rod 3/4 the way down, fill the...

    Place the shock rod 3/4 the way down, fill the shock to about 80% and then move the shock rod very slowly almost to the top of the oil, them all the way down, repeat this until you see no more air...
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    The higher the nitro % the more sensitive it is...

    The higher the nitro % the more sensitive it is to tuning, this is why they say that in the manual. Stick to the manual first as far as nitro % but it does not have to be Traxxas Top Fuel if you...
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    Slapping the ground may mean you did not have...

    Slapping the ground may mean you did not have enough forward momentum.. :cool:
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    I use Odonnel 30% R/C/ racing fuel, I find the...

    I use Odonnel 30% R/C/ racing fuel, I find the RTR formula's to be too oily and lacking in higher rpm performance.. Thing is, use something that is common, you don't want something that has sat on a...
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    I'm going to give you the basic rules to help...

    I'm going to give you the basic rules to help with your suspension.

    1. Springs are to increase or decrease the firmness of the shocks.
    2. Spacers are used to fine tune your ride height (adding...
  25. The shock has a piston so pressure on one side of...

    The shock has a piston so pressure on one side of the piston is going to be different. Change the oil viscosity in the shock and the spring or the piston and your shock pressure will be...
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