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  1. P

    I am having a big problem with my first engine build 2 cylinder engine

    My first engine build and it isn’t going the best. The engine makes a high pitch sound when I turn on the starter motor. Any suggestions as to why? My only idea is when I was putting it together the crankshaft was really tight to fit and it was 0.5 me off the side of the engine. Any help would...
  2. osuui

    Redcat Rampage xt

    Hi I have a rampage xt that has a throttle problem so when I lay down on the throttle a little bit the engine shuts off could it need more tuning? Please help
  3. coldvod

    Plastic 2 shoe clutch springless. can't figure it out

    I've been searching on the internet and have come up empty handed. When i start the engine the clutch dont engage, when i push the throttle. The engines an old 21 magnum made by thunder tiger from the late 80s maybe 90s if youve got any ideas id appreciate them. Some photos of the flywheel and...
  4. osuui

    Accelerated rampage xt redcat

    Hi I’m hoping to get answers here my gas rc rampage xt has a very high rev I just bought it off someone didn’t know it was accelerated. When I turn it on it wants to zoom away I have to press my brakes on the transmitter for it to stay still is this a carburetor thing?
  5. coldvod

    How to check if piston sleave has been damaged

    I flipped my truck and it fell in some mud. I then proceeded to clean the cooling head best i could but i can't take it off since some of it got the 4 screws that hold it down and the idiot that i am i took off the glow plug.now it feels gritty when i turn it over. Its a big red .28 so a piston...
  6. ArchmageNydia

    VX-16 Low RPM issue.

    Hey guys, my Redcat Shockwave has been serving me fairly well for a while, but I've run into a problem. As the title states, the engine is not revving nearly as high as it should, so it only goes to a crawl on full throttle. The high-speed screw is in the same place it was when it was optimally...
  7. N

    using locktite on my revo 2.5

    OK so i bought a revo 2.5 from my dad's work friend who ran it head on into his car tire, the front end was all smashed, chasis bent, and it had sat in storage for a few years. Bought it for $70. Fixed up the front, everything is working except the engine. Took it into NorCal Hobby, my local...
  8. ArchmageNydia

    New to RC, Engine won't start, tried all options.

    Hello! As stated, I'm entirely new to Nitro RC cars, and I just received one for my birthday the other day, a Redcat Shockwave. As I got it as a gift, I'm not sure what experience people have had with it, if it's good or bad. I do know that it was new out of the package when I got it, though...
  9. NitroSCX10

    Throttle response problem!!!

    Hello I have an xtm .18 and it idles fine but when i apply throttle it takes a bit to go and keeps accelerating after i release the throttle!! PLEASE HELP!!!!
  10. M

    Losi LST 2 help please

    Hello, recently my brother gave me his old Losi LST2 that headset in his garage for at least a few years he said it ran the last time he played with it and since having it I have gotten new gas new glow plugs new glow starter and nothing seems to work I have tried priming it only to have it very...
  11. LexAxxx

    Red Cat Engine ShockWave

    Hi Rc Gas Fans. Hey I`m havin trouble with this RedCat Engine. 4Get its a RedCat Ok, I no theres mixed reviews on it LoL Anyways I had it runnin Great 4awhile just sittin there LoL Its New an still tryin break Engine in with out Killin the Engine. Its weird though I finally get it running let...
  12. Skullboi2012

    Break in during winter

    Hey all of you nitro fanatics I have a question I am get a 1/8 sh.21 nitro buggy and was wondering if you can brake it in during the winter time -thanks skull
  13. George Gibson

    Pull Start not recoiling

    Hi Everyone Please can someone help me with this issue that I am experiencing on my HPI Throphy 3.5 Buggy. When I remove the pull start it pulls and returns perfectly. As soon as n fix it onto the engine block it pulls really hard and does not go back in. I am still very new in this so all n...
  14. nitroarrr

    Hybrid Nitro/Electric 4wd with a twist

    Before anyone decides to condemn me to hell for this one, of the several I have read some of the existing threads about potential (and attempted) hybrid builds, although most are quite outdated and didn't seem to finish. So firstly, this is an idea/potential project/question/open discussion so...
  15. T

    Kyosho Drx One11 Nitro

    Recently purchased and awaiting a delivery of a kyosho drx gp with the gx18 engine I've yet to find any information wether any other body shells fit this as it is a unique 1/9 size. I was hoping to get a Evo or m3 or focus style shell but am unaware what my options are. I've looked into mp9...
  16. Rooky78

    Collari Engines

    I have the chance to pick up a Collari .30 engine at a really good price. Does anyone know anything about them? Are parts available? I've found very few reviews and articles and the only actual website I found was in Italian, which I can't read.
  17. Hardesty

    Toki .15 any good?

    I have another engine question lol is toki a good engine? Are they still in business? Is the .15 powerful? I can't find much info on internet about them also is it a 2 stroke?
  18. jayrc10

    Losi 350 Engine

    Hi I'm new here, and i have a losi 8ight 2.0 RTR witht the losi 350 engine. When i try to start it, the flywheel gets stuck at TDC (really tight, the starter bx can't even turn it. burns the starter wheel rubber. i have to use a screwdriver to turn it) Happened only recently. used to run well...
  19. WoodiE

    O.S. Gas Engine Rebate, up to $50.00

    Buy a select O.S. Gas Engine between now and the end of the year (December 31, 2015), and you'll receive a merchandise certificate that could be worth as much as $50.00. You can use it to buy O.S. products, or quality merchandise from 35 other top R/C brands. The engine selection ranges from...