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    Discussing other brand engines. ??

    I know I will probably be kicked of the forum for this but so be it.

    Why is it such a big deal that other brand engines & how to tune them cannot be discussed on this forum, they are being used in...
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    revo & O.S 21tm engine temp

    I have just run in the 21tm engine in my Revo, its going well but the temp seems to be getting a bit high.
    Its still producing plenty of smoke throughout the rev range & if I richen it any more then...
  3. 12% synthetic & 6% castor, that 18% oil, you...

    12% synthetic & 6% castor, that 18% oil, you could also try getting a fuel with less oil in it, it may not solve your problem but you will get better performance from your engine. I went from a fuel...
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    Sullivan Products also have a roto start tiger...

    Sullivan Products also have a roto start tiger drive that suits the 3.3 engine, its a good little unit from what I have read & has metal gears for strength, I have heard that some roto starts on the...
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    You could try adding a small header tank, there...

    You could try adding a small header tank, there is a thread here somewhere showing some pics with one made to fit.
  6. Thread: top fuel

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    What is the actual oil percentage in the Traxxas...

    What is the actual oil percentage in the Traxxas top fuel, does anyone know ??
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    You only blow softly into the line & a small...

    You only blow softly into the line & a small amount is all thats needed to prime the engine, watch the fuel line as you do it & you should be able to see the fuel go to the carb. I've never had fuel...
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    I had the same problem with mine, it primed good...

    I had the same problem with mine, it primed good from new then after a month it wouldn't prime at all, checked everything, cleaned out exhaust but still nothing, had to always blow through pressure...
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    I agree that the Revo is a great MT, I have a...

    I agree that the Revo is a great MT, I have a good time with mine & never broken anything so far, but I don't bash that hard or do huge jumps either. As for the engine, I agree with kgombe1, some...
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    Like I said, some ppl seem to get a good run out...

    Like I said, some ppl seem to get a good run out of them, mine would still be going to if the bearing didn't get a fair bit of play in it, If I was to put in a new bearing then it would go again, but...
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    What brand starter system are you using, I have a...

    What brand starter system are you using, I have a Sullivan roto start tiger drive on the way for my revo, its made to suit the 3.3 & 18tm engine so should fit my O.S 21tm as well hopefully.
  12. Spend a little extra & get an O.S 21tm engine,...

    Spend a little extra & get an O.S 21tm engine, they drop straight in & the easy-start will bolt straight onto it. Mine is only just run in, not tuned properly yet & I can already notice the power...
  13. Thread: what motor

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    The O.S 21tm is a good engine, & its a straight...

    The O.S 21tm is a good engine, & its a straight drop in to the revo, also accepts the easy-start system as well. They may not have the power of a BB but then they won't break parts as much either....
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    The engines do go well & some people seem to get...

    The engines do go well & some people seem to get a good run out of them. Mine didn't last long though & was never ran to lean or hot, its the only engine I've had a problem with, although it was...
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    The plugs I seen were Mcoy's, $2.99 or something...

    The plugs I seen were Mcoy's, $2.99 or something like that on A Main, their a decent plug, I have just purchased 10 O.S plugs for $50 from ebay also so thats reasonably cheap to, you just have to...
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    With a bit of reading & patience, nitro isn't...

    With a bit of reading & patience, nitro isn't that hard to tune & use, once you know the basics of tuning the rest is reasonably easy & there is a lot of info & help around if its needed. You DON'T...
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    A tank of fuel in mine used to last around 15...

    A tank of fuel in mine used to last around 15 min, not sure how long it will last with the O.S engine I just put in though, still running it in. As for fuel cost, you would have to check your LHS....
  18. Thread: Cleaning a Revo

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    I blow any lose dirt & crap off mine after I use...

    I blow any lose dirt & crap off mine after I use it, or use a paint brush to brush stuff off, then with anything still stuck on I use a damp cloth to wipe it down, things like a-arm, body etc. I...
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    I just finished putting in the O.S 21tm early...

    I just finished putting in the O.S 21tm early this morning so going to start running it in today, hopefully it all goes well.
    Looking forward to see the difference between it & the 3.3.
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    Thanks for that info, atm though I have decided...

    Thanks for that info, atm though I have decided to leave it stock apart from the O.S engine, it has the 14/38 gearing with wide ration trans & the standard wheel/tire combo that came with it. I ended...
  21. Thread: my revo

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    For the lose hubs I put some electrical tape...

    For the lose hubs I put some electrical tape around mine, its a bit thicker the teflon tape & lasts a while to, 2 layers was all that was needed & I had to twist the hubs on to get them in position....
  22. Thread: my revo

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    Also, you could try drilling the stinger out a...

    Also, you could try drilling the stinger out a little bit just to enlarge the exit hole, only a very small amount though. From what I have read, it is a good way to gain a little extra power. It...
  23. Thread: my revo

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    The original resonator pipe is supposedly meant...

    The original resonator pipe is supposedly meant to be alright but pipes like the THS make a big difference over the standard pipe when used instead from what I have read, thats why I was getting one,...
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    The trans & everything in my Revo is all standard...

    The trans & everything in my Revo is all standard so I guess the stock output shaft is all good, will see what happens when I end up getting the upgrades. I decided to get a 1/8 nitro buggy instead,...
  25. Thread: my revo

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    I found the 3.3 to be a good performing engine,...

    I found the 3.3 to be a good performing engine, wasn't to bad to tune but it just didn't last that long, I got the clutch/flywheel today so will get it all back together & see how it goes. There's...
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