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  1. N

    Fuel won't flow and can't prime NITRO BUGGY HELP

    So I have an HSP 1/10 scale warhead buggy and I haven't used it for about 5 months. I tried to get it going but I couldn't prime the buggy to get fuel into the carb. The only way I could move the fuel to the carb is by blowing into the tube that is connected to the exhaust. When I do this I am...
  2. Sledman3064

    Ofna nitro engine

    I have a ofna nitro engine that has a 3.5 on the side of the motor and I don't remember if it's a .26 or a .28 I'm also trying to find a 3 or a 4 clutch setup that has the flywheel too. Thanks
  3. R

    JP Eagle R9s old nitro engine - value?

    Hello I have come across this JP Eagle R9.s engine and am wondering what a price would be. I can't find much info online other than threads made pre 2009. I think I am going to sell it with the whole car, which I also don't know what it is. I assume serpent vector. Thanks for your time.
  4. Bkyd Basher

    3.3 revo clutch setup

    just wondering what everyone prefers for a clutch setup? 3 shoe, 2 shoe, aluminum,composite,and which brand seems to last the longest. Thanks.
  5. MrMoody

    Hobao Hyper 7 .21 or .28?

    Hi All, I am looking at buying myself a Hobao Hyper 7 as fed up with my Acme Condor Pro (Probably no surprise to some of you considering I feel like I'm polishing a turd everytime I fix it). I have heard mixed reviews about the Mac star .28 engine for the Hyper 7 and most people prefer to go...
  6. Boomwestlos

    O-rings for Picco .26max

    Wassup I'm Ray. My picco .26max is in need of O rings for the low speed needle. Does anybody know where i can purchase?
  7. StephMir

    Kyosho FW06 Audi R8 2019

    Just bought this car. Still breaking it in and tuning it. I still want to tune it a bit more before I take it out onto a tar track. I replaced the rubber tires and went with slicks and it handles very well on the street. It does lower it more than stock tires by about a 1mm. It sits 5mm stock...
  8. Nickcabba

    How to flip the carb in a traxxas 3.3

    I'm doing a conversion and I'm wondering how i flip the carb so i can use the linkage kit for the slide carb.
  9. P

    Kyosho gxr28 exhaust manifold options?

    So I scooped up a Kyosho gxr28 nitro engine for a back up swap big block. The exhaust manifold it came with is a left hand side(driver-side in US) - looking from back of engine I would prefer it to be on the right side. The exhaust flange is a flange bolted to the engine, so it doesn’t use a...
  10. G

    My VX 18 engine keeps shutting off

    I tried starting my vx 18 engine on my nitro car and it would start but only run for a minute then shutoff. Then it would take 5 to ten minutes for it to start and do the same thing. So i thought it was gummed up inside so i brought it in my garage and took the motor apart and cleaned it out...
  11. N

    Engine tuning problems

    So i recently perchased the losi 8ight t rtr truggy, and have finished the break in procedure. I started tuning it and have almost gotten it perfect, the only problem is when I pull the trigger to accelerate there is a lot of lag and what sounds like the engine bogging down. I do live in...
  12. Ultrashiver

    Which backing plate to buy for electric starter install?

    Hello All - New to this forum and a beginner with NITRO RC cars - Do any of you know the backing plate I should buy for a Redcat Lightning and Exceed Short Course truck with a Vertex .18 engine? I recently bought an off brand electric starter kit and the instructions mention that the backing...
  13. C

    Engine sealing day

    Now that I finally know how to take my Nitro cars apart, I will be attempting to seal two engines tonight
  14. C

    Dynamite .21 engine

    The dynamite .21 engine that comes stock in the losi 8ight with sidewinder 20% nitro....is an OS#8 plug ok or should I go with the colder R5 plug? Oh I live in south west Florida, usually running in 90* weatger with 80% humidity
  15. Demonimp

    Shims in nitro engine

    Hi guys I have a large box of bits and i found a 4.6 hpi savage engine so thought i would take it apart to investigate it so I tested compression and it was very weak so took the head off and there was 8 shims so I'm thinking king if I reduce the amount by 50% it should in crease as there is no...
  16. D

    Picco Throttle setup

    hey, I'm working on the slowest project ever, recreating my old Picco powered Revo Platinum and I can't for the life of me remember what I used for throttle setup. can anybody point me in right direction? got the ofna mount and Picco .26 max. Thanks in advance
  17. I

    Losi Ten-T tuning help

    Hi guys, Still new to the hobby learning lots from here. Have a dilema. Started the TenT, after it sitting for couple of month. Trying to tune it. The mix seems a little rich even when LS needle is fully closed. Can someone clarify what could cause this. Thanks,
  18. J

    Do Engines Come Sealed?

    As the title asks, which I’m hoping isn’t a dumb question. Do nitro engines come sealed? Or is that something the user does? I get a lot of nitro leaking from near the carb when I run it hard.
  19. J

    Engine options, not many.

    Unfortunately not too thrilled with my HPI Bullet. It does run well and starts up pretty quick, but the engine doesn’t have the power for off-road I’m looking for. It’s also a pita to get a decent tune, unlike my Losi 8ight, which was a breeze to get a nice tune on. Anyway I was looking around...
  20. Daniel J

    My nitro RC engine is stalling

    My nitro rc car starts and then stalls shortly after every time even if I give it gas . It like it bogs out. We've tried leaning richining new glow plug fresh fuel. Please help I'm really frustrated. I even took the backplate of.
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