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  1. Thread: Fuel

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    I've used fuel that's sat around for years, 3+ at...

    I've used fuel that's sat around for years, 3+ at least. A little condensation in the fuel will just burn off anyway.
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    I'm in MA, bash at the Wakefield BMX track once...

    I'm in MA, bash at the Wakefield BMX track once in awhile.
  3. Thread: Reverse servo

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    Yep, can use any servo for reverse, doesn't have...

    Yep, can use any servo for reverse, doesn't have to be fast or have high torque.
  4. Thread: After Run Oil

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    Better to use actual after-run oil as WD40 can...

    Better to use actual after-run oil as WD40 can ruin o-rings.
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    T-Maxx is a proven model with a strong...

    T-Maxx is a proven model with a strong aftermarket, not to mention a great platform to learn on.
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    RRP You strip the stock plastics?

    RRP

    You strip the stock plastics?
  7. Thread: Tires for grass??

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    Aside from slicks, I can't think of a tire that...

    Aside from slicks, I can't think of a tire that wouldn't work well on grass.
  8. Thread: Which big block

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    How many gallons on them, and did you break them...

    How many gallons on them, and did you break them in standard heat cycle method or STS's "required" method?
  9. Thread: Which big block

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    Yep, LRP is what I use. Definitely enough power...

    Yep, LRP is what I use. Definitely enough power for a 10-12 lb truck.

    or

    Insane power: Novarossi/Top/Rex 528 XR (8 port)

    Very high power: Novarossi/Top/Rex 528 XS (3 port)
    ...
  10. Thread: my build

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    Hey I don't know if you're making your truck for...

    Hey I don't know if you're making your truck for show or not, but if you're gonna be bashing, stock skids + rpm wear plates are a cheap durable solution to undercover.
  11. Thread: Which big block

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    Because 90% of stock engines are trash. The 5.9...

    Because 90% of stock engines are trash. The 5.9 isn't trash, but it's not worth its price tag of $230. It's a .36. Do you realize how much fuel it consumes? Firstly, there's no need for a .36,...
  12. Thread: my build

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    Your truck has informed me that he has this...

    Your truck has informed me that he has this little fly on his back. He calls it a fly, we call it the 3.3. He'd like the fly gotten rid of and replaced with a real engine. Your truck will not...
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    Sounds textbook worn piston and sleeve. Engine...

    Sounds textbook worn piston and sleeve. Engine heats up, sleeve expands, not enough pinch to create detonation due to worn p/s, shuts itself off.
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    Mashers by Pro-Line and Zombies by Losi are good...

    Mashers by Pro-Line and Zombies by Losi are good for all surfaces. You can't have it all with tires. All purposes like the Masher and Zombie are the "jack of all trades, master of none" in the r/c...
  15. If the engine's dirty it will prevent heat from...

    If the engine's dirty it will prevent heat from escaping. Window hole would definitely be a factor if you haven't cut one. You can also take a 1/2" drill bit and drill a bunch of small holes if you...
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    I have Mashers and they're great on asphalt and...

    I have Mashers and they're great on asphalt and grass, but not so much on dirt. On bmx track loose dirt they're more like slicks than anything. I use sportraxx tires fort dirt, mashers for...
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    No not 3mm, less than 1mm, which is why I said...

    No not 3mm, less than 1mm, which is why I said strange. It just wouldn't work with this particular collet. You must have had to have been real careful when cutting it to be sure it was straight,...
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    That's really strange, I'm looking at a...

    That's really strange, I'm looking at a flywheel/collet I have in front of me, and cutting the collet wouldn't do anything. If you cut the rear of the collet it wouldn't have enough material...
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    Parrot, since you trimmed the back of the collet,...

    Parrot, since you trimmed the back of the collet, did you have to use a washer behind the collet, since after trimming the collet it's diameter isn't going to be the same as the inner race?
  20. Thread: Painting tips

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    Remember to wear a mask when you paint. Paint...

    Remember to wear a mask when you paint. Paint can get in your lungs and cause permanent damage, as the human body can't process it out.
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    150-200 oz is fine for throttle/brake. You want...

    150-200 oz is fine for throttle/brake. You want something fast, under .15.

    You could get away with less than 150 oz, but it's not ideal. I've even used the Traxxas 2055 which is their "high...
  22. Thread: Gears Galore

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    Nope, bought it from Two-Face. :lol:

    Nope, bought it from Two-Face. :lol:
  23. Thread: Gears Galore

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    It's just spraypainted plastic.

    It's just spraypainted plastic.
  24. Thread: Gears Galore

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    Gears Galore

    I was organizing my parts and was surprised just how many gears I had saved up, so I took some pics. You gotta be prepared when you're runnin a .28...

    http://home.comcast.net/~s37d/gears1.jpg...
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    Random fact - LRP used the VTEC marking on the...

    Random fact - LRP used the VTEC marking on the earliest productions of their newer model engines, but never got the rights from Honda to do so. They eventually had to change it to XTEC to avoid...
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