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    That's funny Racer-Steve, mine mounted up...

    That's funny Racer-Steve, mine mounted up perfectly.
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    In my experiences, OS engines are a bunch easier...

    In my experiences, OS engines are a bunch easier for newbies to use.
  3. The head and crank case both get quite hot, and I...

    The head and crank case both get quite hot, and I wouldn't be surprised if the insulation on the wire melted. If you have run that setup before with no problems, I guess I wouldn't be worried though.
  4. I highly suggest re-routing that temp gauge wire.

    I highly suggest re-routing that temp gauge wire.
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    I'm 85% sure that the New Rusty doesn't come...

    I'm 85% sure that the New Rusty doesn't come decked with hex hardware. And the Grey plastic definitely isn't the same composite as the black. I'm not sure how they measure up strength-wise, but the...
  6. Thread: hardware

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    Hexcrews aren't stainless... they are 12.9 grade...

    Hexcrews aren't stainless... they are 12.9 grade steel just like Tony's Screws; although I do agree that Tony's Screws are the best.
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    That's nothing :rolleyes:. One time I bent my RD...

    That's nothing :rolleyes:. One time I bent my RD tower to 60 degrees (assuming unbent is 90 degrees).
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    Complete Sensor system with Telemetry: $349 ...

    Complete Sensor system with Telemetry: $349

    http://www.unlimitedengineering.com/cgi-bin/store/NOM-100.html
  9. When everything's together :).

    When everything's together :).
  10. Haven't run it yet. I need to fix some stuff...

    Haven't run it yet. I need to fix some stuff first (not clutch or slipper related), like some stripped out set screws and a broken servo plug. Looks real nice though. I was tired of blowing up 1/10th...
  11. Thread: Help Me

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    No, the Picco MAX engines use a small block...

    No, the Picco MAX engines use a small block footprint. They are midblock motors. The Force .26 is a plain ole' big block.
  12. Thread: dish wheels

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    Good rims, but the hexes are a bit too weak for...

    Good rims, but the hexes are a bit too weak for my liking... just my opinion.
  13. You have the exact same engine/manifold/pipe...

    You have the exact same engine/manifold/pipe setup as me... only I'm running a 1/8th scale clutch and a strobe slipper.
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    He didn't say it was stock. 3 speed tranny...

    He didn't say it was stock. 3 speed tranny conversions are quite common.
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    What would you want to upgrade besides RAM and...

    What would you want to upgrade besides RAM and HDD? Computers get obsolete so fast these days it's almost not worth it to upgrade. More money is a small price to pay for being able to use the best OS...
  16. Thread: problem

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    You mean a Pro Exotics Temp Gun?...

    You mean a Pro Exotics Temp Gun? http://www.tempgun.com/main.html

    Solution to messed up emissivity settings: http://www.tempgun.com/FAQ.html#3
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    Does the Savage have the 3 speed?

    Does the Savage have the 3 speed?
  18. Thread: First Nitro

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    The transmission cases are different. Plus,...

    The transmission cases are different. Plus, chassis components are expensive. It costs around $80 just to convert a Nitro Sport to a Nitro Rustler, and they are way more similar than a Stampede and a...
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    Not only will weather differences change your...

    Not only will weather differences change your settings, but elevation also plays a huge part. Not to mention how no two engines run exactly the same. You can't just buy two engines, break them in,...
  20. Thread: dish wheels

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    Those will definitely NOT fit.

    Those will definitely NOT fit.
  21. Thread: First Nitro

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    In your experiences it might be a solid engine......

    In your experiences it might be a solid engine... not in mine. I've dealt with many, and I have liked none.
  22. Thread: problem

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    Is it the Duratrax temp gun? Here's a digital...

    Is it the Duratrax temp gun? Here's a digital manual: http://manuals.hobbico.com/dtx/dtxp3100-manual-v1_1.pdf
  23. Thread: new carb

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    The stock one...

    The stock one...
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    Pro-line does not make 2.2" bead-locks...

    Pro-line does not make 2.2" bead-locks...
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    Macbook Pro. You'll be much happier.

    Macbook Pro. You'll be much happier.
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