I've been a fan of the Nitro Rustler since Xmas 2002 when my fiancée (now wife) bought me one for Christmas. I've had immense fun with it, but about 3 months ago it started running roughly / wouldn't start and fuel / oil started spraying out of the engine.
I decided that it was time for a new engine so I returned the old one and sent of my £67 for a shiny new one. The new engine (Pro .15) was duly fitted but unfortunately, I have not been able to start it since (that was 3 months ago). I've tried factory settings and just about everything else in-between.
The glow plug is good, the carb has fuel (unburnt fuel comes out of the exhaust when the engine is turned over), the filter is not blocked - I've even tried starting it with the throttle in various positions. I've also tightened up the head bolts and also the glow plug. No leaks are evident but I have a suspicion that the compression is poor.
Has anyone else had similar problems with a new engine??
Any help is appreciated as I’m at my wits end.
Thanks in advance