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    My baby!!!

    Just wanted to share my truck. Started kife as a busted heap of a 2.5 Revo. After a few bucks, a little time and a lot of love she's one of my favorites in the fleet. And gets plenty of love everywhere i go run. Basically it's just a platinum cloned extended 3.3 now with some go fast goodies. most notably are the Picco .26 MAX JL red dot, and the polished THS racing pipe. Which is a awesome combo if your wondering. Wanted to keep the truck simple and functional. Thanks for looking.




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    Hard to tell but it's metallic black paint with smoked windows. They are still sorta clear in the sun light lol.

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    Nice truck. I love the all black.
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    Thanks man!

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    Finished my stand to free up some floor space in the hobby room.

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    this thing is fabulous.. how do you like the picco .26 red dot? i was contemplating getting one or going with something else.. that is one beautiful truck mane

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    Thanks man. The picco is strong and I do like it. I opened the ports on mine and with the ths pipe, it'll pull away from all the guys out here running 3.3's and the rb .23's with ease. It's a wheelie monster now. I have however had some problems with mine. First the carb had a bad air leak and it would idle erratic and lean itself out. Then I had total front bearing failure after about half a gallon. The motor was broken in properly and never abused, called picco and basically they told me once it had fuel through it that it was my problem. So I just rebuilt it myself with new ceramic front and rear bearings. After that she has been a good motor and plenty enough power for the truck. In all fairness I had one of the first red dots, they may have fixed any issues.
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    What wheels and tires and body are you running? Def a clean truck man!!!

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    They are axial oversized wheels with proline 40 series bow ties. And a stock revo body.

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    And thanks lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by low_dakota94 View Post

    Finished my stand to free up some floor space in the hobby room.
    nice stand! did you paint those PVCs? but of course very nice truck...
    SLASH 4X4, SLASH 2WD, RUSTLER VXL, TMAXX 2.5R

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    Thanks yeah just shot it satin black after.

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    lets see a video lol..
    revo 3.3 in progress

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    I'll try to run it after work.

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    That would be sweeet. Id love to see that thing in action. It may help
    My decision making lol
    revo 3.3 in progress

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    What receiver box is that on the Revo? What vehicle is that on the bottom?

    Nice by the way
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    Maybe but maybe not lol. She's a little finicky and last time I ran it, it was hot out but we'll see.

    It's the platinum receiver box an that's a sportwerks mayhem st under it. It's fully drag modded.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGhRmVZo8kA&sns=em


    There's the best I could do by myself and that's after 4 months of sitting and no tuning.

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    That thing is nutty. Have u had any issues breaking it in or problems after break in? That looks like it pulls good even with those big tires
    revo 3.3 in progress

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    Yeah it rips pretty good. I had a air leak at the carb during break in just sealed it with silicone and front bearing failed at about half gallon, maybe just a factory defect. I did get one of the very first red dots. I just rebuilt it myself with ceramic bearings.

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    No problems for over a gallon after that.

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    very nice truck!!! my picco red dot stock front bearing didnt last long either...

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    I remember reading that they're were issues with them. Just didn't know if they may have fixed it by now.

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    I have to get something like this in my revo. That things seems to have some good bottom end. I keep watching your video lol.
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    Lol it does have good power bottom to top. The ths pipe helps a lot even on a 3.3 it'll wake them up. Pretty much any descent big block will give you similar results.

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    ok yeah. i think this would be good.. maybe get it modded to gain a little more.. i have been looking up some places that mod engines and the engines definatly scream..
    revo 3.3 in progress

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    Yeah some people say modding doesn't give gains but it does and if done right makes the engines run more consistently. I have a few mod engines that were modded by a local guy that just scream, I'm talking make jaws hit the floor lol. The blue truck under the revo is running a modded lrp.28 and will walk away from quite a few Jato's lol. And it's 11 lbs lol.

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    Wow lol. Do u have any engines for sale lol?
    revo 3.3 in progress

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    Nah, I'm down to just 3 nitro's now and no spares.

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    My wife said it was time to cut back lol.

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    haha yeah mine tries that too but i cant let her win lol
    revo 3.3 in progress

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    I love your revo man! What type/brand of paint did you use to paint the body and the windows?

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    Thanks man it's rattle can pactra paint. The color is metallic outlaw black and it has their window tint on it too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by low_dakota94 View Post

    Finished my stand to free up some floor space in the hobby room.
    What body is that on the bottom ?
    Looks nice ...

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    It's a Parma 31 willys body.

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    Mate just wondering what glow plugs do you use? Do they require long reach or standard? Cheers

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    Just running a OS lc3. its just a standard hot plug, nothing special.

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