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  1. The Jato 3.3 is a great nitro car. Very fast,...

    The Jato 3.3 is a great nitro car. Very fast, cheap to replace parts and a fairly nobrainer to fix things. I love tinkering with mine and I'm actually building one from scratch right now for my son....
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    I've talked to Dave at Buku. He stated that the...

    I've talked to Dave at Buku. He stated that the SB pipes will be back in production around late August
  3. Thread: New bodies

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    I saw those too and had a bid on them... It got...

    I saw those too and had a bid on them... It got to like $50-60 right? Good buy good buy... Nice looking bodies
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    I was thinking the same about the deflector. I...

    I was thinking the same about the deflector. I never thought of reversing my wheelie bar. Hows that work out for you? Im going to try it. But you should definitely think about turning that deflector...
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    The Jato 3.3 was released in 2006. Thats quite an...

    The Jato 3.3 was released in 2006. Thats quite an older truck to me, though I still love it. All the LHS I've been to say that noone is really interested in the Jato anymore. The big thing these days...
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    Well my LHS doesn't stock Jato parts because the...

    Well my LHS doesn't stock Jato parts because the truck is so old, but they do get any orders in quite fast.

    I shop on ebay a lot! Its nice getting $15 parts for .99 haha. But I also shop at...
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    I had a similar issue in the past and it came and...

    I had a similar issue in the past and it came and went. Come to find out I decided to take the tranny apart and my first speed gear was toothless, even though it still ran fairly good here and there....
  8. Thread: Jato Tires?

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    Ah thank you dude... Man... Not sure why people...

    Ah thank you dude... Man... Not sure why people are bashing his mod. In his own words, "If you dont like the mod, then dont do it". Thank you for linking that for me
  9. Thread: Jato Tires?

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    I searched it and couldnt find it =( haha

    I searched it and couldnt find it =( haha
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    I don't remember any little rubber particles...

    I don't remember any little rubber particles while breaking in my jato 3.3. Or any previous nitro car for that matter. Is your air filter coupler chopped up? When you took it apart to clean it, were...
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    Jersey... Could you possibly post a vid on how to...

    Jersey... Could you possibly post a vid on how to convert the fronts? Or maybe explain it i ndetail? This would be a huge help to myself and many others
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    I stick by my Dirt Hawgs. For the rear. They're...

    I stick by my Dirt Hawgs. For the rear. They're an offroad tire, but I run them onroad all the time as well and the tread lasts quite a while. I have anacondas on the front an they do just fine off...
  13. Thread: New bodies

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    Always paint from the inside. And there are inner...

    Always paint from the inside. And there are inner templates available as well for lining and such. Always remember to take your time cutting. Get lexan body cutters ($12 max) and grab some sandpaper....
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    Ok, here you go. I know i cut the sides too...

    Ok, here you go. I know i cut the sides too short, and I edged the cuts instead of rounding them off for bashing. this is strictly my road cruising body do to those simple facts. Also was my very...
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    I used the Stampede f-150 Raptor body. Works and...

    I used the Stampede f-150 Raptor body. Works and fits great. A bit of customization is needed since the body was meant for an electric truck. If youd like I could post pics of the work
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    Just an update... I removed the OWB and soaked it...

    Just an update... I removed the OWB and soaked it in nitro fuel to clean it. Reinstalled it... And works great now. Also remember to take a dab of nitro on a cloth and remove all the oil and crap...
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    Sweet. Im going to have to try this as well. Was...

    Sweet. Im going to have to try this as well. Was having the same problem. thank you guys
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    I had this same problem just last night. The fuel...

    I had this same problem just last night. The fuel wasnt moving through the line at all. I covered the exhaust on and off while trying to start it for about 5 minutes and when I finally got it to...
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    The best I can offer is go back to hobbytown and...

    The best I can offer is go back to hobbytown and ask the guy to explain what he did. He should help you, since youll more than likely be buying all your parts through him. Tell him your problem....
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    Ill definitely check it out right now. The stock...

    Ill definitely check it out right now. The stock pipe isnt pure crap, but I know there is better out there. Im planning on the clutch upgrade from buku as well. I see they are still selling those
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    Ok so I just ran across another forum on a...

    Ok so I just ran across another forum on a different site where someone pretty much said what I said back in Jan of 2012. So I'm assuming they've discontinued the pipes. Sorry for cluttering your...
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    Speaking of Buku.. not to get off topic, but does...

    Speaking of Buku.. not to get off topic, but does anyone know where I can get my hands on a buku pipe? For the past several months I've seen that their pipes all boast the motto of "Temporarily...
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    Here are a few... nothing fancy. I dont have a...

    Here are a few... nothing fancy. I dont have a speed gun and my car has been giving me problems. I have to grab a few new glowplugs tomorrow after work. Hope that is all that is wrong with it at the...
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    Pay no attention to the flip at the end of the...

    Pay no attention to the flip at the end of the video
    My offroad Jato
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    No speed gun, but I just figured Id show some vid...

    No speed gun, but I just figured Id show some vid my girlfriend took of me at the park after I got my car running normal again
    Jato 3.3 at the park
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