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    If the tune is spot on, mine will wheel stand....

    If the tune is spot on, mine will wheel stand. Which i have only been able to do a few times. The temps usually have to be cool, around 45 deg.But, I am running a Force .28 carb and real low gearing...
  2. Thread: lockers

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    i had bought my slayer used. The previous owner...

    i had bought my slayer used. The previous owner had put a spool in it. It was flippy on pavement, and i had to run the slipper real loose on dirt to keep from spinning out on turns. I soon realized...
  3. Thread: slayer problems

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    I missed this part the first time i read your...

    I missed this part the first time i read your post. check for a broken piston skirt or restricted exhaust. Not knowing the age or condition of the engine, its hard to tell.
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    It looks like the idle gap is too wide and the...

    It looks like the idle gap is too wide and the LSN is in too far. If i take my Slayer which is tuned properly where as it takes 3 seconds for the engine to die when i pinch the fuel line, and start...
  5. If you have the TQ 2.4GHz radio,adjust the...

    If you have the TQ 2.4GHz radio,adjust the Steering sensitivity (Expo) so its not so sensitive, and turn down the steering % (Dual Rate). This helped me out quite a bit.
  6. I believe the ceramic bearing simply last longer...

    I believe the ceramic bearing simply last longer and have nothing to do with power. i have experience in porting 2-cycle motorcycle and snowmobile engines. In most cases the pipe needed to be...
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    The reason for the two servos was to provide the...

    The reason for the two servos was to provide the torque needed to turn the larger tires.
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    Nironaught is right. i also used to have a...

    Nironaught is right. i also used to have a problem with flopping and rolling, Then i learned how to properly operate the controls. There are limits to what the slayer can do, and proper application...
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    try to open the throttle manually by pushing on...

    try to open the throttle manually by pushing on the throttle rod while it is running.Be ready it it try's to stick open. If it feels sticky, than take the carb apart and inspect for wear on the...
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    the only part i have broken has been the the...

    the only part i have broken has been the the strut between the arm and the progressive arm. I don't beat my slayer, but i don't baby it either.
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    The drive shafts from the transmission to the...

    The drive shafts from the transmission to the front and rear differentials really do not rely on the telescoping of the shafts for function other than for removal and installation. your on the right...
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    I have been keeping my eye out for temp probes...

    I have been keeping my eye out for temp probes small enough to fit in the pipe for EGT's It seems that either they are too large or the temp range is too low, and then there is the weight issue. I...
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    1979chevy is right. The problem lies is that air...

    1979chevy is right. The problem lies is that air has very little mass, and fuel does, when you crack the throttle, you get mostly air at first, untill the fuel catches up. On automotive carburetors,...
  14. One thing i remember from tech school was, the...

    One thing i remember from tech school was, the two factors that limit engine RPM's is friction and breathing. After replacing the stock carb with the force 28, and having any way to prove it, it...
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    fORCE 28 Carb Conversion

    it was suggested that i start a new thread on this conversion and post pictures. This was the last post under a different thread.

    I picked up a Force .28 carb on E-bay for $14.00. I had to turn...
  16. I picked up a Force .28 carb on E-bay for $14.00....

    I picked up a Force .28 carb on E-bay for $14.00. I had to turn down the base to get it to fit in the engine and build a new (longer, offset to the right) throttle arm, and i had to cut a notch out...
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    I have had problems with dirt in the starter...

    I have had problems with dirt in the starter motor. I unbolted the the EZ start system from the engine and found that it was not turning over, a test light across the terminals proved that there was...
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    it this is only happening at full throttle, could...

    it this is only happening at full throttle, could it be torque steer? a common problem on high HP front wheel drive cars.
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    Try 4 turns HSN, 1.5 turns LSN or flush, and the...

    Try 4 turns HSN, 1.5 turns LSN or flush, and the ISS at 1 to 2 mm slide opening. I think 3 turns on the LSN is too rich and i have never heard of a flush setting on the idle speed screw.
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    i just put a screwdriver on my torque wrench and...

    i just put a screwdriver on my torque wrench and was able to twist 25 in/lb. i also have a form of MD that has wasted most of the muscles in my hands and i have almost zero grip. so 10 in/lb must be...
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    http://traxxas.com/support/TRX-Engine-Rebuild-Inst...

    http://traxxas.com/support/TRX-Engine-Rebuild-Instructions.
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    it they are that hard, they they should not be...

    it they are that hard, they they should not be stripping out hex. they are only torqued to 9 in/lb. it something it stripping, its most likely the hex key. it could be worn out or the wrong size.
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    I would try drilling the tops of the head bolts...

    I would try drilling the tops of the head bolts before i would go to the extent of cutting the head off. The bolts are probably hardened, so you will need a good bit,hardened or possibly. titanium
  24. Thread: tmaxx 3.3

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    its really hard to say. Since it ran fine for the...

    its really hard to say. Since it ran fine for the first couple of days. I have had problems like that when using non traxxas glow plugs. What is the Temperature where you are at? if it starts cold...
  25. Thread: tmaxx 3.3

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    when you say it wont crank over, do you mean that...

    when you say it wont crank over, do you mean that there is now sound from the starter motor, or that there is sound from the starter motor, but the crank shaft is not turning, or the crank is...
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