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  1. B

    HPI SAVAGE XL 5.9 HELP!!!

    Hey ppl just getting back into the nitro game and I picked up a savage XL. First two runs were good shifting fine threw all 3 gears and now it not shifting at all what could it be?
  2. Rusty Nail

    Savage XL and LRP Adventure

    I've got a new LRP .30 SPEC 4 motor and it's on my Savage XL. I had some time today so I thought I would try and break in the motor since it's been waiting for about three months! Anyway after the first break in tank the engine died...no big deal, can be typical when breaking in a new motor. So...
  3. NitroBlood_92

    Thoughts on my first 1/8th Scale monster truck??

    Wadup guys, call me NTB for short. New to the forum just introducing myself and my current RC project to the scene. I got my engineering degree from SIUC so building and fabricating are no strangers to me. A couple months ago I did the impossible and tried to make a monster from one of the...
  4. Rcjunky2002

    FLM Savage xl gearing

    hey guys I have just finished building my custom savage xl and was wondering if I could get some opinions on some gearing. I am running a savage xl with FLM chassis, lst shocks and TNS modded lrp 30 and dynamite 086 pipe. I would like to hear it a bit higher because it tops out real quick and I...
  5. FirsthandSnow

    HPI F4.6 Fuel Leak & Discoloured engine head...

    Hey, I've just run my F4.6 Savage XL, its starts up fine, quite quickly despite being a little cold here today, and while I was putting the shell on, I noticed fuel bubbling from under the glow plug. I stopped the engine, took the plug out, gave the washer a wipe and reinstalled it. I then...
  6. FirsthandSnow

    HPI SF-50WP trouble

    I've put the HPI SF-50WP servo in my Savage XL as a steering servo, only the thing doesn't work very well. It won't go back to neutral and barely turns the axles. However when I remove the link to the servo saver etc, the servo is fine and works and returns to neutral, but as soon as I link the...
  7. JohnSampson

    Spur gear destroyed

    so I have a savage XL, and for some reason, no matter what I do the spur gear always gets destroyed, it always starts to strip, I kinda looks like it's being ground down. Any help would be great, these are metal gears too.
  8. FirsthandSnow

    HPI SF-5 Servo issue

    Hi guys, I'm almost at the end of a Savage XL rebuild, however my steering servo seems to be, well, I don't know, broken, possibly, possibly not... The main issue is that when the wheels turn left or right, they don't completely return to the neutral position, and the servo seems very sluggish...
  9. 6FtUndR87

    Savage XL, Savage Octane tank and radio box?

    I am converting my savage x ss to xl and am curious if anyone has (or if it is possible)done a octane radio box and fuel tank on an xl.... trying to get around the half tank lean issue without jimmy rigging anything...i want it to be as clean as possible. any input would be much appreciated. Thanks
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