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    Here's the RBmods.net con-rod on the left and...

    Here's the RBmods.net con-rod on the left and stock rod on the right in both photos. If you can tell, the RB rod has more material at the top side of the rod whereas the stock one has less material...
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    I am going to take one of my stock 3.3 rods out...

    I am going to take one of my stock 3.3 rods out of the engine and take my RBmods rod out of the modified 3.3 engine and take side by side pics to show you the added aluminum up top where they break...
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    What is the stinger? I was talking to Rick...

    What is the stinger?

    I was talking to Rick Brake yesterday about your carb find and he too is in agreement that yes a larger carb would be the ticket but also said that if you are getting more in...
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    Good point too but with "MY" own experience, I...

    Good point too but with "MY" own experience, I didn't have luck using the stock rod and it never ran over 240* and I used Maxy's 25% Nitro with 11% oil. Never broke a piston/skirt, just the rod(s). ...
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    That is what my 3.3's are.... PORTED.... now and...

    That is what my 3.3's are.... PORTED.... now and after I get this new OFNA carburetor, I will see how much better it is compared to the stock carb. The thread starter posts that it was a significant...
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    Very good analysis. I never looked at it that...

    Very good analysis. I never looked at it that way.
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    Yes I agree that it is steep for those that may...

    Yes I agree that it is steep for those that may not want to pay that BUT my 3.3 was only going 68-70 MPH ranges stock and after I got it back from RB modded, it went 88-90 MPH but I had to pay what I...
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    OMG Did you guys not read the print above the rod...

    OMG Did you guys not read the print above the rod photo?????:rolleyes:

    It clearly says:

    "One of the baddest mods out. Speeds up to 95 mph in Jato's and 4Tech. Mod includes Ceramic Main...
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    LOL. GUYS! The point about the rod is this...

    LOL.

    GUYS! The point about the rod is this thread is telling you how to get more power from your 3.3 engine. Due to it making more power/torque, the stock rod is in jeopardy. "BEEN THERE, DONE...
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    Yeah uh hugh, like a new engine I guess:rolleyes:...

    Yeah uh hugh, like a new engine I guess:rolleyes: ? I assume that you are speaking for yourself though as some may find it interesting to do no matter the cost.;)

    It's just a heads up. If you...
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    Great find and mod bluesilver but will advise...

    Great find and mod bluesilver but will advise "ALL" of you with the stock 3.3 engines, your stock rod will not last too long as they are very thin up top near the piston. Don't ask me how I know...
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    Yep, the spring is broke or clutch jumped off the...

    Yep, the spring is broke or clutch jumped off the pins and is locking against the bell and running the car.

    Easy fix.
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    http://www.neweramodels.com/item.cgi?session_id=&p...

    http://www.neweramodels.com/item.cgi?session_id=&part_id=8537

    for the brake that I use. Works tons better than the stock one did.
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    Setup: Shock fluid: FRONT, 80WT REAR,...

    Setup:

    Shock fluid:
    FRONT, 80WT
    REAR, 80WT
    Shock piston: F, 2-hole R, 3-hole
    Shock length: F, 66.5mm R, 67mm
    Springs:
    F, Traxxas black R, Traxxas black
    Lower shock position:
  15. Thread: AB Mods

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    Over revo, man that would be great that you test...

    Over revo, man that would be great that you test your motor BUT keep it off the curves........LOL. I think that I keep my LHS in business.

    Thanks for sharing what you will on your AB modded 3.3...
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    AWESOME! Funny thing is that I tell ppl that...

    AWESOME!

    Funny thing is that I tell ppl that my RBmodded 3.3 has hit 90 MPH and I get all kinds of no it din't and all that but a stock 3.3 can hit 70+ MPH easily. I use a Fushion pipe that I...
  17. Thread: AB Mods

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    Brent, try and get a radar run of y our modded...

    Brent, try and get a radar run of y our modded 3.3 from AB when you get it running. I have a RB modded 3.3 and it has hit 90 MPH a few times and several 86-88 MPH runs. I'd like to see a somewhat...
  18. Thread: AB Mods

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    That's great but it is still in e-mail, PM form. ...

    That's great but it is still in e-mail, PM form. TO each his own and like I said, I bet yes the AB modded engines run very hard and well. I just wanted to ask a few questions to a live person and...
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    I was going to use them but the only thing I...

    I was going to use them but the only thing I didn't like is you can't talk to them. Only e-mail is your communications link. I went to RBmods.net since Rick leaves a phone number so that you can...
  20. Got my new 9mm rear diff gear and belt for the 4-tec build up

    I figured that since I am having to make my own CVD's to handle just the power that an unmodded O.S. VZ-B engine makes, that I better research and get a newer and bigger belt system even though the...
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    Ended up making my own CVD's.....

    I bought the Jato CVD kit that MPI makes and everything fits except the bones are too long. I cut the bones down to 1.400" and put the two ends in a round vise and tig welded the pieces together. We...
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    I use the small motor saver version so that I...

    I use the small motor saver version so that I don't have to cut the car body up so much with the big filters. Works great.
  23. Thanks phress. I called MIP direct today and...

    Thanks phress. I called MIP direct today and none of those numbers are even available anymore. I was bummed even when I thought I was on to something.

    YES, YES, YES please forward or post up the...
  24. LOL. Not where I am from. Don't get me wrong,...

    LOL. Not where I am from. Don't get me wrong, my 3.3 outran a few stock 3.3's easily and one unknown .21 but these other guys are getting real close. Heck even the 3.3 was bending the shafts so...
  25. Both. Thanks rcman. I'll check into that.

    Both.


    Thanks rcman. I'll check into that.
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