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    aaah, ok, so the two washers go together just...

    aaah, ok, so the two washers go together just before the nut?
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    dang ol spur gear

    I took my revo to a "mechanic" aka hobby shop to have some work done. It's been about a month, and I finally have time to drive it. It started but didn't go anywhere. The spur gear is completely...
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    fuel delivery issue

    I've been having a problem with keeping the engine running as of late. I found where the carb had a crack and I replaced it. Now I think I've narrowed it down to fuel delivery.

    When I pull...
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    nm... I got it. Dunno what changed this time - I...

    nm... I got it. Dunno what changed this time - I was mashing pretty hard earlier, but when I gave it another shot it gave a little click and seated on the ring... It's been a long week...
  5. I have a Revo, and it is AWESOME for bashing. ...

    I have a Revo, and it is AWESOME for bashing. Tracks... not so much. Cohabitating a track with 1:16 buggies can be a hostile environment waiting to happen. But for around the house and off road...
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    TRX 3.3 carb clearance

    I bought a new carb, #5252, fully assembled. When I put it on my 3.3, there is around 1mm excess clearance around the o-ring. My old carb does the same, so clearly the problem is me...

    Before...
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    Agree. The DVD is a godsend if you're new to...

    Agree. The DVD is a godsend if you're new to nitro.
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    I feel you on this, I just started the hobby and...

    I feel you on this, I just started the hobby and had a few hurdles myself. DON'T PANIC.

    These trucks are always difficult to start and run when they're out of the box. The engine is new, and...
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    Thanks guys for the feedback - I have yet to dive...

    Thanks guys for the feedback - I have yet to dive into electric, so I didn't know just how "adjustable" the systems are. Radioshack is probably gonna be the way to go... though, not gonna lie, I was...
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    OMG you seriously know my all-time motto - I...

    OMG you seriously know my all-time motto - I showed this thread to my wife and her jaw dropped! :eek:
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    Making 1/16 electric kid-safe

    Can the 1/16 electric models be speed adjusted so they only go a few mph? My 3 year old loves cars, and I want another model. I figure if it can be adjusted to both father and son settings it would...
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    Cleaning in the kitchen

    Today I had the engine out of the Revo, and seeing how most of the truck is water proof I gave it a good cleaning in the kitchen sink. The electronics were covered, and I used the kitchen sink...
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    Squirrel has a good video on supercharging. ...

    Squirrel has a good video on supercharging. Consider brushless electric mods if you're looking for insane power.
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    If you're not in a rush to pocket cash, start...

    If you're not in a rush to pocket cash, start high and drop the price slowly. Keep in mind, you're competing against the allure of a brand new Revo for a similar price. A customer must weigh the...
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    Newb screws up HSN

    Rookie mistake - I was trying to start my revo for my son, and in all the fanfare forgot to check the fuel cut-off clip. I almost always pinched the fuel line by hand, but after the previous run I...
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    Engine mount screws with star washers

    I need replacement star washers as found here, but without the engine mount.
    http://buy.traxxas.com/product_info.php?cPath=10_2656_2876&products_id=2197

    I just don't want to spend $20 on 10...
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    Header #5340 unavailable??

    I need a header for my revo 3.3. So far I have not been able to find any supplier that isn't backordered. Does anyone know where I can find one that's actually IN stock and not backordered?
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    OP is very grateful. Thanks for the information,...

    OP is very grateful. Thanks for the information, this is going in my browser bookmarks. You guys should sticky that somewhere on this site :)
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    Sorry, I guess let me reword that a bit. I'm a...

    Sorry, I guess let me reword that a bit. I'm a newb, not just at RC but internal combustion engines etc. Terminology like "timing" and "forced induction" tends to fly over my head. As far as I...
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    Thanks for the reply lucard, do you have a link...

    Thanks for the reply lucard, do you have a link to a how-to?
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    Substantial performance boost

    I've heard there's not a good way to substantially boost nitro engine performance, is that true? I know there are many tweaks that can indirectly affect vehicle performance - lighter parts, etc. ...
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    Adding 1/16 electric to the family

    I already own a Revo 3.3, and I love it. I want to add an electric RC to the family, but not at the cost of the 1/10 models.

    I am new to the hobby, and I primarily do offroad bashing. I'd like...
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    Oh yes. I plan to jump many things, which may or...

    Oh yes. I plan to jump many things, which may or may not include the following: Back yard fence, dog, cat, self, honda, mustang, wife, or police officer.

    I may forego that last one.
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    It is 12" tall. They are roughly 2 feet wide, 3...

    It is 12" tall. They are roughly 2 feet wide, 3 feet long, and one foot elevation. It doesn't say what the terminal inclination is. If you watch the video on the...
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    I have decided to go with this ramp: ...

    I have decided to go with this ramp: http://www.discountramps.com/rc-car-ramp.htm
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