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    Sticky: All stock (apart from replacement ceramic engine...

    All stock (apart from replacement ceramic engine bearings following a cage collapse).

    Sharing the local BMX track in Ramsey, Isle of Man

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAEaiPxxPp8
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    When you are changing your CB bearings, are you...

    When you are changing your CB bearings, are you checking you crankshaft bearings?

    I had a failed crankbearing and it took me a frustrating time trying to get a tune, before I tried to turn the...
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    I would suspect the clutch shoes binding up (or...

    I would suspect the clutch shoes binding up (or worn out completely).

    I would have said check for a reversed diff, but you say it rolls easily.

    The one way bearing is for starting, however if...
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    I had frustrating tuning problems. Then once...

    I had frustrating tuning problems.

    Then once when i tried to turn the engine with my finger on the flywheel it was stiff to turn, easy to turn.

    My cue to strip the engine.

    The after crank...
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    o.k. here goes. 35 years of fun, fun, fun.:D ...

    o.k. here goes.

    35 years of fun, fun, fun.:D

    Started off with planes, learning to fly by trial and error....the old cox pee wee and cox baby bee (and yes the tiny fuel tank was on the tiny...
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    Love this thread

    Love this thread
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    The smoke is a cool idea but unfortunately won't...

    The smoke is a cool idea but unfortunately won't work due to the car engines being so small.

    To work well, a model "smoke" engine needs to be at least 0.90 cubic inches or 14.75 cubic cc to get...
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    I agree with revo man, give it some temperature...

    I agree with revo man, give it some temperature (radiator, hair dryer).
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    Definately sounds like a blockage in the carb. A...

    Definately sounds like a blockage in the carb. A broken or dirty needle perhaps? Strip and clean your carb is best solution.
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    Handy links guys, thanks...

    Handy links guys, thanks...
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    Practice on empty soda bottles, cut and opened...

    Practice on empty soda bottles, cut and opened out, it's just like painting lexan and you get used to working back to front.
  12. Thread: Odd question..

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    I say Reeee vo

    I say Reeee vo
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    You guys make me jealous with your fuel...

    You guys make me jealous with your fuel prices...lol

    We end up paying around 40 a gallon (about $75) and thats only for 20% (33% is scary)

    Needless to say, I limit how much I bash.
  14. Thread: Glo Plug wire

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    Funnily enough.......Me too!!!

    Funnily enough.......Me too!!!
  15. Thread: Traxxas Charger

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    Not necessarily the electricity supply. We're...

    Not necessarily the electricity supply.

    We're 220v over here in the UK too, the voltage transformers that come witht he kit are 220v AC input and 12v DC output.

    The Traxxas charger is...
  16. Thread: Slo Mo Revo

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    That's why the dog was on the lead, the revo was...

    That's why the dog was on the lead, the revo was stopped when the guys on the bikes approached/came past and the kids were keeping to the edge of the track.

    p.s. Nobody did get hurt.
  17. Thread: Slo Mo Revo

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    Slo Mo Revo

    The dog still loves to chase it!!!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAEaiPxxPp8
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    Tranlink...what program do you use to slow motion...

    Tranlink...what program do you use to slow motion the video?
  19. Thread: rebuild

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    As MaxxSavage says...rebuild as many times as you...

    As MaxxSavage says...rebuild as many times as you like......all parts are replaceable, it just depends how much you are prepared to spend.

    It can be more cost effective to get a second hand one,...
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    Looks like it's dirty and then painted to me. ...

    Looks like it's dirty and then painted to me.

    If it was bad lighting, the rug/cloth/background would be off colour too.
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    LOL Icepick, I was gonna say hex wrench

    LOL Icepick, I was gonna say hex wrench
  22. Thread: Help!!!!

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    I agree with icepick, sounds like a worn engine...

    I agree with icepick, sounds like a worn engine unfortunately bautista.
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    Well cool.........Nice and clear, well edited.

    Well cool.........Nice and clear, well edited.
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    I get r/c stuff when she feels guilty spending...

    I get r/c stuff when she feels guilty spending too much on clothes........I encourage her to spend loads in the sales ;) :D
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    Like Shanem121, I've never had a problem with...

    Like Shanem121, I've never had a problem with Byron's either, I'm only on O'Donnels now because my LHS couldn't get any more Byron's.

    No compression equals worn piston/sleeve, or cylinder...
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