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    nitro 3.3 in a 1/16 revo lol just kidding or am i haha

    So thinking way outta left field but I wonder can it be done...should it be done teehee prolly not but I have a spare merv roller and an extra 3.3 and there on the shelf together and unless they do it there selves I may just give it a go. I'm sure ill run into so many issues ill either loose interest or just do the right thing and just put a unneeded big brush less on it but have any of you all heard of this being done?
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    I know that there are nitro minis out there. If you have the parts and the motivation why not do it as long as you could pay for undoing the mistakes along the way.
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    I used to run 1/12 nitros as a kid, and they had .06 engines in them. Even a Pro-15 in one of those little cars would be really fast. It would be a very interesting conversion, though.
    It's never too late to have a happy childhood.

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    if you have the parts i would try it.
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    Why would you want to. Brushless is better than Nitro in every way, but more importantly, how would you stop it?

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    Why would you want to. Brushless is better than Nitro in every way, but more importantly, how would you stop it?
    That first part is all about opinions. Curb. Wall. Car. Fence. Com'n, get creative!
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    Let it coast or stand in front of it. Either one could stop it. A wall would also work.
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    Cuz nitro is nitro and it's loud and it smells good and it's a project

    I envision a nitro merv with four paddles on the dunes - ooooh baby!
    There are lots of ways to do that. Most are wrong.

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    A nitro merv would be very cool.
    With great brushless comes great responsibility.

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    That would make it a NERVE !
    There are lots of ways to do that. Most are wrong.

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    Stopping lol I kinda forgot about that one hahaha.. I got it I'll just add a parachute..I think this would be a really cool build but just don't know if I have the skill set to do it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by robl45 View Post
    Why would you want to. Brushless is better than Nitro in every way, but more importantly, how would you stop it?
    The old-school strap over the clutch bell should suffice.
    It's never too late to have a happy childhood.

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    There it is ...I like it haha
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    OK....... who's gonna do it?
    I'm not nitro hip enough try this, need someone with lots of nitro experience...

    I'm having a rough time visualizing everything in a 1/16th chassis - gonna take some trickeration to fit fuel tank, exhaust, clutch etc. Can it be done?
    There are lots of ways to do that. Most are wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cjroy1998 View Post
    if you have the parts i would try it.
    Ha - oh yea me too, I'm not afraid of fab work, I just don't know the best materials
    There are lots of ways to do that. Most are wrong.

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    I've done alot of playing around put the puzzle peices together and I think it prolly can be done but not by me:-( I don't have the skill set for a Fab like this. I have to say tho when everything was just set on the chassis not functional it was wicked cool but ill just have to put the nix on this build.
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    For brakes use a servo that hangs off the side with an arm that drags on the ground.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thisbme3 View Post
    I've done alot of playing around put the puzzle peices together and I think it prolly can be done but not by me:-( I don't have the skill set for a Fab like this. I have to say tho when everything was just set on the chassis not functional it was wicked cool but ill just have to put the nix on this build.
    Sorry to read this, it would have been a very good thread to follow... And if i had that stuff, i would certanlly have tried, skills or not. After all, skills are learned by trials and errors sometimes!
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    I haven't completely givin up but taking a good pause I guess. Tryin to get to a hundred with my rusty. Not quite there tho lol
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