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    A Revo can keep up with any truggy if the tires...

    A Revo can keep up with any truggy if the tires and weight are similar! What is so different between a modded Revo and a truggy? Honestly, what is so different? The body?! I think the...
  2. Thread: The Jato spell

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    Where would you drive the Jato if you got one?...

    Where would you drive the Jato if you got one? They are extemely fast but are limited because they are 2WD. Jatos don't like grass and are very hard to drive on a track, even with the right tires and...
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    Intake tube problem

    The third picture down, which shows the dirt inside the carb mouth, tells the full story. The majority of the dirt accumulation is on the top of the carb inlet proving there was a partial leak in the...
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    I've raced and practiced with mine for 2 seasons....

    I've raced and practiced with mine for 2 seasons. (2 Revos w/ 2 MS filters) No problems and NEVER had packed dirt accumulated in the carb. I'm not saying it didn't happen, just seems there is more to...
  5. Thread: os or picco

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    As stated earlier, I feel the OS is the...

    As stated earlier, I feel the OS is the smallblock of choice. Picco makes a powerful yet inexpensive engine. A fellow RC enthusiast friend had the .26 Picco that was very fast and powerful but had...
  6. Thread: os or picco

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    So in your wisdom, from the above picture, you...

    So in your wisdom, from the above picture, you feel it was a tuning issue that caused that failure??? Are you the same Savagenomore who claims you can pull wheelies running rich with 18/36 gearing?!...
  7. Thread: os or picco

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    You just need to find a way for the 3.3 con rods...

    You just need to find a way for the 3.3 con rods to hold up. This is the 3rd one I've seen in 2 weeks!! Remember, the first rule of buisness is you get what you pay for!!...
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    Video ready for viewing

    Hey Banzai, you are now the 3rd person in 2 weeks that said they broke a connecting rod on their new 3.3! I personally saw one break at the wristpin hole. Here is a picture of that 3.3 rod....
  9. Thread: os or picco

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    Get the OS

    Plenty of grunt without the weight or modifications to get it to fit, the OS 18 TM IS THE SMALLBLOCK right now. See it in action here. Keep in mind this is with 16/36 gearing....
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    Wheelies

    This is the combo I use. The complete listing is on another thread about wheelies. Do a search for my posts and you will find it. Check out my truck in action here....
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    Things to check

    Make sure you dont have a crack in the exhaust manifold, they crack near the flange that bolts to the engine.
    Make sure the tube that runs from the exhaust pipe to the fuel tank is in tact without...
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    This Is The Answer!!

    Use Traxxas Part #5373 Chrome Hurricane Wheels with T150 Panther Python tires. Here is a link to the Panther web site. http://www.pantherteam.com/index.php?main_page=index
    There are 3 compounds to...
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    So you want wheelies, huh

    There are two main things needed to produce wheelies. Power and traction. My Revo is almost undriveable because it wheelies so much. (on asphalt) setup is as follows. Panther Pythons, ported OS 18TM...
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    [QUOTE=Misbehavin']NOS is a brand name, not a...

    [QUOTE=Misbehavin']NOS is a brand name, not a general power adder. It's nitrous, not NOS.

    Of course you may seen an improvement with that. But it's still a mistake to use. One, nitrous is simply...
  15. Thread: 2.5, Rip?

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    You get what you pay for. That is the most common...

    You get what you pay for. That is the most common law of buisness. Realize that the TZ you mention was the highest H.P. .18 engine ever tested on the Radio Controlled Car Action Magazine dyno. It...
  16. Thread: Strange noise

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    Check the clutch bell bearings. The bell should...

    Check the clutch bell bearings. The bell should not wobble when wiggled.
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    Question maybe Nitro Chicken can shed some light...

    Question maybe Nitro Chicken can shed some light on. I've been told TOP FUEL 33% is actually 30% NITRO-METHANE with 3% NITRO-ETHANE for detonation control. I didn't believe it, but when I looked on...
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    When you carry spare exhaust headers to the track...

    When you carry spare exhaust headers to the track with you because the stock ones always break.
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    Panther makes some great tires for the Revo. I've...

    Panther makes some great tires for the Revo. I've run the Panther Pythons and really like them. I have them mounted on the stock wheels.
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    Almost no difference in top speed will be noticed...

    Almost no difference in top speed will be noticed UNLESS you gear up. The 2.5 revs as high if not higher than the os 18 which means the 2.5 will have the same if not slightly higher top speed than...
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    Titanium is the way to go. I've broken two and a...

    Titanium is the way to go. I've broken two and a friend of mine has broken one. All required a drill and easy out to remove:( I bet the titanium ones, although not as light as the aluminium, will...
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    First, let me say nice signature superUEmaxx, and...

    First, let me say nice signature superUEmaxx, and no, I don't want to run you. I can't speak for him, but realistically I was speaking of RTR .21 engines. Even though some great port and crank work...
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    Make sure you do alittle smoothing here then some...

    Make sure you do alittle smoothing here then some channeling there. Oh yeah dont forget to clean up and contour your crank nicely. Then watch the .18 & .21boys come up and continually ask, "Hey what...
  24. Thread: ofna/picco .27

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    I would agree with the thought of a manufacture...

    I would agree with the thought of a manufacture defect. The blue on the pin means 2 things. 1. Possible lack of lube. 2. Rod that was too tight on the pin. The fact that the remainder of that gallon...
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    An observation I made when following the Traxxas...

    An observation I made when following the Traxxas break in method, is the fact that the engine barely makes any heat because its so rich. My temps barely got to 140 during any or the rich "factory...
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