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  1. No need, if you have pinch at the top and you...

    No need, if you have pinch at the top and you shine a light down the glowplug hole to see the color of the piston and it's a goldish brown color that's all you will be able to really check. If the...
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    Any change to exhaust or air filter re-tuning is...

    Any change to exhaust or air filter re-tuning is highly recommended. Do not forget to tune the LSN with the pinch test, if you do not tune the LSN right the HSN will not be right either. They...
  3. For all applications ecept the engine bearings, I...

    For all applications ecept the engine bearings, I recommend their Revolutions series bearings. Steel bearings, one side has a metal shield (that faces the clean side) the other side is rubber...
  4. Hope he knew how to tune, but running an engine...

    Hope he knew how to tune, but running an engine without proper break in would put a huge amount of stress on the internals. From factory the HSN is set rich for lubrication purposes, the LSN is set...
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    Just use Lucas Oil Red Tacky bearing and axle...

    Just use Lucas Oil Red Tacky bearing and axle grease. You will not be disappointed.

    Traxxas transmission gears are plastic, self lubricating and require no lubrication. Be very careful...
  6. Avid R/C bearings, might as well go ceramic,...

    Avid R/C bearings, might as well go ceramic, makes a great difference. I've modified/fuel ported and crank polished many engines, I raced the TMAXX 1 year sponsored and 6 years on my own. I notice...
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    I made a thread a while ago on mounting & gluing...

    I made a thread a while ago on mounting & gluing tires...… I still use the same method today. :cool:...
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    When you upgrade the servo make sure you use a 5...

    When you upgrade the servo make sure you use a 5 cell battery pack instead of 4 cell AA styled. Around 11mah or more would be fine. Traxxas, Orion packs are great but that added cell allows for...
  9. I spoke with him often, really nice guy.......

    I spoke with him often, really nice guy.... Helped me wrap my head around Nitro's and the TMAXX itself and saved me a pantload of money. :cool: Yeah Miss that guy...
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    Man, I'm a 13 or 12 wide! Best that worked for...

    Man, I'm a 13 or 12 wide! Best that worked for me in an office environment but allowing to do what
    i want/need? Red Wings or Birkenstock IMHO.... I have both... :cool:
  11. What tranny do you have now? The Grey Tranny has...

    What tranny do you have now?
    The Grey Tranny has different center shaft lengths than the black one. :cool:
  12. How many people are still bashing their TMAXX?

    Well, i love classic cars and originals. The TMAXX has been out so long and with the newer models and technologies it's very evident the TMAXX is not the popular Monster Truck as it was. So, how...
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    If I remember the Davis Diesel had a way to vary...

    If I remember the Davis Diesel had a way to vary it's compression and it was a bear to get right. However you are correct on the pump diesel, you had to use their own blend of diesel which had ethyl...
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    It's all in what YOU want out of your next R/C......

    It's all in what YOU want out of your next R/C... Me the new E-Revo would be my direction. :cool:
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    Yup Davis Diesel used to be around and had...

    Yup Davis Diesel used to be around and had conversion kits for the TRX 3.3 davisdieseldevelopment.com Not sure if they are around or not.

    Vegetable oil, I wasn't kidding and pretty sure it's...
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    No problem.... Blowby principled 2 strokes are...

    No problem.... Blowby principled 2 strokes are cheaper to mfr. the lack of valves allows these engines to get up to 38,000 "functional" rpms.
    I hear people speaking of close to 50,000 rpms.. Two...
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    A blowby Nitro engine means that at one point the...

    A blowby Nitro engine means that at one point the piston is in a position in where the intake port and the exhaust port of the sleeve is open at the same time.

    The youtube link shows very little...
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    Good to see the ole crew sill around.... :cool:

    Good to see the ole crew sill around.... :cool:
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    Hey Bob2.0, So far I see no proof, no evidence...

    Hey Bob2.0, So far I see no proof, no evidence you are getting that engine running on gas. Until then I say fowl. With all due respect I'm finding this a hard pill to swallow and I'd love to see...
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    Shoot I was hoping you had pics of the crank...

    Shoot I was hoping you had pics of the crank modifying and stuff. Come on you mean you are doing this project and didn't take pics of that?
    ...
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    Social media and honestly, since the "Big...

    Social media and honestly, since the "Big Recession" really hit the R/C industry as a whole. Social media yes but also the market is no where near what it used to be. I go to the track once in a...
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    I just zip tied my packs to the front shock...

    I just zip tied my packs to the front shock towers on the side facing the tranny in case of wrecks. :cool:
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    Got my R/C stuff together, time for a build. ...

    Got my R/C stuff together, time for a build. Should be theraputic. Towerless RacerX SuperMaxx coming up.

    Thanks Bike_Mechanic.... Good to still be around... :) :cool:

    I've got a great...
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    Agreed, the only way you could retard the port...

    Agreed, the only way you could retard the port timing would be to drop the position of the port. That means the original port would have to be filled at the top and then cut open towards the...
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    You delayed the intake from closing? How did...

    You delayed the intake from closing? How did you do that? :cool:
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