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    Just scored a Team Orion .21 nitro engine with a...

    Just scored a Team Orion .21 nitro engine with a metal carb for $25. I'm hoping the carb will fit but now I'm curious if the .21 is larger power than the 3.3 (.21 = 3.5cc)

    I'll break it down and...
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    Replace the receiver batteries...
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    Did some thinking and some research in regards to...

    Did some thinking and some research in regards to that. The bottom line: The Losi carb is still the same plastic composite they breaks too easily. I will be springing for the OS 11k carb in the next...
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    *Facepalm* again

    Long story short

    2 weeks of tinkering and a bad rollover my used squaller is puttering out on high acceleration. I've tried retuning, cleaning the carb but I just can't keep it running more than 1...
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    Take the ez start off (best time efficient way is...

    Take the ez start off (best time efficient way is to remove the engine from the chassis), check the OWB and make sure the side that is stamped with lettering goes in facing the front of the truck.
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    My son bought a new one and didn't upgrade...

    My son bought a new one and didn't upgrade anything. He watched the DVD and did a lot of research online about breaking it in. The only thing we have had issues with is the slipper clutch.

    He just...
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    I second this! I've had my truck running long...

    I second this! I've had my truck running long enough for my son to race it one night... I just tore down, cleaned and rebuilt the csrb. I'm starting question nitro. Electric seems so much easier to...
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    http://imageshack.us/a/img191/4215/x5mo.jpg ...

    http://imageshack.us/a/img191/4215/x5mo.jpg

    Installed the front Sway Bars but I'm not if I have all the parts for the rear kit. What kind of performance issues will I likely see by only have front...
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    Update from track night, son DESTROYED his...

    Update from track night, son DESTROYED his slipper clutch (no teeth left at all) lost a bearing, washer and key locking washer from clutch flywheel) during warmups. Slipper was adjusted correctly,...
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    Just scored a replacing plate and a 6v RX battery...

    Just scored a replacing plate and a 6v RX battery connection for charging for free. I'm active duty so typically I don't have the time to fiddle with it at work. Prior to last night it was running...
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    Yea, I was at the track and tried to start it....

    Yea, I was at the track and tried to start it. Nothing so I thought it was vapor locked. Took the engine apart and the plate came off in 2 pieces.
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    I didn't have it on. Its on now but I did a end...

    I didn't have it on. Its on now but I did a end over end roll today and sheered the back plate. Gotta order a new one
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    Sweet, I found out ideally .7mm -1.0mm is best...

    Sweet, I found out ideally .7mm -1.0mm is best idle air space (1.5 - 1.75 turns out).

    Shell is being repainted today, doing it custom myself.
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    Here is it now and a side by side with my sons...

    Here is it now and a side by side with my sons (right)
    http://img703.imageshack.us/img703/2726/9oj8.jpg
    http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/1933/zcda.jpg
    http://img6.imageshack.us/img6/8090/j6gu.jpg
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    Got it running. Sitting at 3.5 + 1/8 on HSN. 2.5...

    Got it running. Sitting at 3.5 + 1/8 on HSN. 2.5 ON LSN... and I don't even know how to set idle. It will sometimes die after a hard pass, I'm breaking it in on 20% since I don't know any history of...
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    I was actually on the phone with Hunchback as I...

    I was actually on the phone with Hunchback as I was doing this, Directed him to this thread. The piston was indeed backwards and man was that thing a pain to fix.

    Just putting everything back...
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    I had called Traxxas Tech Support monday and the...

    I had called Traxxas Tech Support monday and the tech told me to take off the header and rotate the driveshaft, If I could see under the sleeve of the piston, the piston was installed incorrectly,...
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    Hooah from Ft Sill, Ok

    Long time viewer, first time poster.

    I apologize if pictures are too big.

    My start in Nitro was my son buying (with his own money) a new Greg Adler edition Slayer Pro and after breaking it in...
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