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    It'll work, start out with it rich and watch the...

    It'll work, start out with it rich and watch the temps. Probalby take the engine 3-5 tanks to get used to the difference in back-pressure and temperature and then let er rip. . .

    . . .you'll...
  2. Thread: S-maxx

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    The T-MAXX and S-MAXX are identical in every...

    The T-MAXX and S-MAXX are identical in every regard except for 4WD, reverse, body and tires. Otherwise anything you could possibly find on this board for a T will also apply for the S-maxx. Happy...
  3. Thread: flywheels

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    Actually when you compare the two, they're...

    Actually when you compare the two, they're similar in specs.

    http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXJF68&P=7

    http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXDLF7&P=7
  4. Thread: Spare Parts?

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    Someone at Traxxas direct could provide a...

    Someone at Traxxas direct could provide a specific answer on timeframe, but I think the Maxx series of trucks are here for a while, in spite of the release of the REVO. You won't have trouble...
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    My advice? Keep it mostly stock, different pipe...

    My advice? Keep it mostly stock, different pipe maybe MS air filter and then enjoy it. The upgrades can be non-ending, you won't like the truck as much and you'll spend a fortune on it finding all...
  6. Thread: flywheels

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    Sounds to me like he's referring to the spur gear...

    Sounds to me like he's referring to the spur gear as both the "spur" and the "flywheel". We've probalby all gotten bound up or other garbage in between to take out a tooth or two on the plastic supr...
  7. Thread: roll cages

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    Nitromania, do you notice a difference in going...

    Nitromania, do you notice a difference in going thru bodies with this thing on? I've found rolling around on the concrete upside down does the most damage to a body and/or cooling head. Even hard...
  8. Thread: Posts

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    Impressive if you broke the brace without...

    Impressive if you broke the brace without breaking the bulks, bumper, skid plate and all of that first.

    Go with the RPM braces. I'm not sure there's a weight difference and they hold up better...
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    How hot have you gone?

    A couple of weeks ago my buddy was running his T with the 2.5 in it that he's been trying to blow up for the better part of a year now (he bought another engine and has been waiting for this one to...
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    I thought the carb on the FR18 was alot smaller...

    I thought the carb on the FR18 was alot smaller than the 2.5. So how did you fit the MS air filter on it?? Looks rigged with E-tape??
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    Based on the above, I'm at the "magic" point in...

    Based on the above, I'm at the "magic" point in the life of my 2.5. About 1/2 thru gallon #5 - she still runs strong and has plenty of punch, but I have noticed a wierd vibrating whine out of it at...
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    With a stock spur your S-maxx will be on wheelie...

    With a stock spur your S-maxx will be on wheelie overload with that 16T CB. Why'd you go with a 16T? Unless you have really big tires or run in wet concrete I can't see how you'd make good use of...
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    Looks like plastic spray "paint", not spray...

    Looks like plastic spray "paint", not spray plasti-dip.
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    When I made the jump from electric to nitro I...

    When I made the jump from electric to nitro I didn't want to spend a whole lot of $$ either so I bought the Tower Prebuilt ST-15 for $130 and added an extra radio I had. It's going to be similar to...
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    Radio Interference. If you don't have one get a...

    Radio Interference. If you don't have one get a failsafe.
  16. Thread: Hellllllp

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    Well that would be really cool if they did that,...

    Well that would be really cool if they did that, one thing's for sure tho - you shuld be thankful you bought an OS engine and not an OFNA. I hear their customer service is less than helpful.
  17. Thread: Hellllllp

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    You could probably afterrun it and then change...

    You could probably afterrun it and then change the glow plug. It should start, maybe you damaged the plug. If you really messed up the sleeve then your compression is toast and you're looking at a...
  18. Thread: Orange Smoke

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    Until you leave the cap off your fuel overnight,...

    Until you leave the cap off your fuel overnight, then there's plenty of water in the fuel.:eek:
  19. Thread: Orange Smoke

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    72 dolphins is right, the oil burns blue,...

    72 dolphins is right, the oil burns blue, regardless of what brand or color it is.
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    The road to a new nitro engine is paved with...

    The road to a new nitro engine is paved with homemade exhaust pipes. I wouldn't use it, there's plenty of alternatives to the stock plastic one that are proven not to hatch your engine with proper...
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    I found this on tower. ...

    I found this on tower.

    http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXDNP1&P=7

    sounds kinda small for a .18 tho.
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    You should go thru the radio range check that's...

    You should go thru the radio range check that's outlined in the manual, it doesn't take much interference to give you problems. My neighbor has one of those remotes for his ceiling fan that actives...
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    check out www.prolineracing.com

    check out www.prolineracing.com
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    Not much. I bought the smaxx and started out...

    Not much. I bought the smaxx and started out with 2wd and soon converted to 4wd no real difference in speed or accel altho, I think it hooks up better now. It was wheelie crazy as 2wd, a little less...
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    The Odonnells' turns a nasty shade of diaper...

    The Odonnells' turns a nasty shade of diaper yellow out of the pipe.
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