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  1. J

    "Frankenstein Rustler" 2 speed tranny.

    Hey Nitro R.C. lovers! Today I bring you guys the "Frankenstein Rustler" which was made out of 2 used cars (Rustler and Jato) and a few new parts.. I wanted it to look different than the regular Rustler (grey upper chassis) and since the Jato's tranny is black I decided to black out as much as...
  2. coldvod

    Picked this car up when i went out of town

    I have the manual too. A gs racing cl1 storm Top town view Top town view
  3. C

    Which on-road Nitro Engine?

    Hey Y'all! I've been looking into getting a kyosho inferno gt3 1/8th scale on road kit car and need an engine. Just for some background I'm new to nitro but not new to rc cars, and am used to off road cars, so this isn't only my first nitro but also my first on road car. I've got it narrowed down...
  4. Leo.177

    What parts for a Hobao Hyper 10SC nitro conversion??

    I'm thinking of converting my electric Hobao Hyper 10sc to nitro. And I don't know what parts I need. I know that there is a nitro version of the Hyper 10sc so finding the parts to do it shouldn't be to hard. But I don't know which parts I need?? Can someone who knows please help me.
  5. W

    Need help identifying what RC car I have

    Hey I’m new here, was just curious what nitro rc I have here as I need to order some new bits such as belts etc. Any ideas would be great thanks!
  6. Glitch

    Can I buy a cheap nitro car that will be fun?

    I don’t know the first thing about nitro. As you can see on my profile somewhere, I have a few electric rcs but nothing other than that. I love all kinds of motors but I want a dose of noise from an engine, is there a cheap nitro car (doesn’t have to be awesome) that is reliable? If so what...
  7. M

    Unknown Nitro Chassis

    Does anyone recognize the brand of this RC? Was given to me over 10 years ago and would like help identifying.
  8. :D lmao

    Want to give my revo more power… but how?

    I’ve tried big block but that ended up destroying other components so i figured modding the existing 3.3 engine, I’m forced to run on 16% fuel since anything higher requires license to purchase (which i ofc don’t have) Many have told about swapping to an os 11k carb, but are there any other...
  9. :D lmao

    Revo 3.3 center diff

    I know that the center diff kit also includes the foc conversion, but do I actually have to get rid of reverse if I want a center diff in my revo? Or I a can keep the reverse and run still run a center diff.
  10. :D lmao

    traxxas 2.5, 2.5R and 3.3 horsepower?

    how much horsepower do these engines make? And what are the differences between 2.5 and 2.5R, some online articles say that the only difference is the blue cooling head but traxxas states that 2.5R makes 0.5 horse power more than the original 2.5, how come?
  11. :D lmao

    I dont get it... (about nitro tuning, everyone is welcome! i need to know more!)

    Q1: What does LSN do, does it effects low rpm or low throttle? if i blip the gas ones (from zero to wide-open quickly, then immediately releasing the trigger) is it HSN or LSN? Q2: does HSN affects idle? Q3: the relation between LSN and idle crew, i can affect idle by either leaning the LSN or...
  12. coldvod

    Weird that this engine doesn't have rings on it?

    Its a magnum .21 that was bought before the 90s it was made by thunder tiger. Just thought i'd be fun to show off some old engine parts
  13. coldvod

    Is anyone always worried that you're running lean all the time?

    Even though they have all the signs that its just right ( or slightly rich ). I need reassurance that I'm not the only one who thinks of this constantly
  14. Hepher88

    Nice day to burn some Nitro!

    Managed to sneak in an hour of play time in the local park burning some Nitro! Got a little dirty but it just means I get to clean it also ha who else got to play today? *update* Just after this the Parish Clarke approached me and told me off for playing on their land with a petrol car ha he...
  15. Hepher88

    Fuel filters and coolers

    Hello all, nice straight forward question today hopefully, is it worth installing a fuel filters and fuel cooler? I wanted the ally air filter cap and see that it all came as a pack for not too much more. Thanks
  16. Hepher88

    Help identifying spare part

    Need some help, not the greatest pictures sorry. So, behind the bumper guard there is a purple metal part that sits in front of where the pins go through to fit the low suspension arms, the metal part sits flush with a hole in both ends for the pins to go through 1st, I crashed the car a month...
  17. Hepher88

    New Receiver for Hot Bodies Lightning 2

    I am looking to upgrade the old receiver and transmitter for my Hot Bodies Lightning 2, I have found a few pairs but none have a slot labeled "battery" like my current one has, I think I can plug the battery into 1 of the Aux channels but not sure if anybody can help please? I'll post a picture...
  18. Hepher88

    HPI electric starters

    So I have brought a new electric starter rod and back plate for an electric drill, the wording is a bit missleading as I thought it was reffering to a hand drill and not the electric starter. I can however fit it to my hand drill, question is: does anybody know the rpm on the electric starters...
  19. Hepher88

    Tires and Rims

    I need some new tires for my old Hot Bodies Lightning 2 rr and thought I'd have a look at some nice rims for them while I was at it, I was wondering however, as long as it buy the right scale 1:8, will most of the rims fit my car or do they need to be HPI specific or something like that? Not...
  20. Hepher88

    Hot Bodies lightning 2 rr receiver battery upgrade

    I have recently dug out my hot bodies lightning 2 rr from when I was a kid and have set about getting it going again, I have replaced/upgraded a few peices but now need to do the battery pack for the receiver. Currently, it is powered by 4 AA batteries, what would be the best options on...
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