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    Piston installation question

    Which way does the cut out side of the piston face when in the engine? if your looking at the engine and the carberator hole is on the left and exaust hole on the right?
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    The cut out must face the carb side/front of the engine.
    No slipper/tall gearing/power = broken parts.

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    already broke the other one cuz i put it in wrong, thanks tho snook man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by davyjones'_fleet View Post
    already broke the other one cuz i put it in wrong, thanks tho snook man.
    Make sure the oil hole on the conrod faces the same direction as the cutout,,, toward the carb... Or you will have even more fun trying to get it tuned right....

    Here's the rebuilding instruction,,, The pics are helpful...
    http://traxxas.com/support/TRX-Engin...Instructions-0
    Robin Williams
    He will be greatly missed...

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