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    I spilled fuel on my one rim some time ago , and...

    I spilled fuel on my one rim some time ago , and it looks awfull. I read up on how to boil the tyres loose, then how do I get the chrome off? Will it also boil loose? Any clever chemicals I can use?...
  2. Thread: header ?

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    I had the same problem with me 2.5 Revo. I got...

    I had the same problem with me 2.5 Revo. I got really sic of headers breaking, but my problem was solved a few weeks ago on this forum. Here is the pic that was posted by 'someone kind' on how to fix...
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    Are you replacing the diff carrier along with the...

    Are you replacing the diff carrier along with the gears?
    I found the MAIN reason why Revos destroy diffs. Slide the spider gear pin into the slots of the diff carrier, grab it with a long nose...
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    I pulled a rod end off, and broke the header...

    I pulled a rod end off, and broke the header after a heavy roll -- and I felt bad.

    Condolences man...
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    I like to do it step by step (In no particular...

    I like to do it step by step (In no particular order) First I'll clean the outside, then I would strip the rear, sevice the diff and put it back, then the shocks and put them back and so on. It feels...
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    Model Glow Engine Fuels - Safety Information

    Fuel safety information:
    METHANOL (CH3OH) : Methanol is the simplest alcohol, containing one carbon atom. It is a colourless, tasteless liquid with a very faint odour. It burns only 25 % as fast as...
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    Model Glow Engine Fuels - Home Brew

    I won't recommend to follow this route, as you will find that the financial benefit is almost zero. Also you have the risk of working with EXTREMELY dangerous chemicals.

    A basic home-made fuel:...
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    Model Glow Engine Fuel - Theory

    Model Glow Engine Fuels.

    This is the most controversial subject in the hobby industry. There are many myths and misconceptions regarding how a fuel should be made up and what the purpose of the...
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    I often get: "Gee wizzz, That must be expensive!"...

    I often get: "Gee wizzz, That must be expensive!"

    (true)
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    South Africa Don't believe what they say on...

    South Africa

    Don't believe what they say on TV!
    We ARE civilized!
    No lions walking the streets!

    Seriously, it's amazing to hear what people think of 'AFRICA'. Africa is one big huge...
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    Model Glow Engine Fuels

    I have been involved in RC for quite a number of years now. I started off with model airplanes, and then added a Revo to the mix. I looked at various products from other manufacturers, but the Revo...
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    Broke a fin on my 2.5 too. Funny thing is there...

    Broke a fin on my 2.5 too. Funny thing is there is not a mark on the head, but the one fin (about halfway down the head) is broken loose all the way round. Funny things happen when you crash it seems.
  13. I don't think you want to use the swaybar kit...

    I don't think you want to use the swaybar kit with the LT rockers. Even if it fits, you will end up limiting the independant movement of the suspension, and that would defeat the point of installing...
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    Loosening the nut might just not do it sometimes....

    Loosening the nut might just not do it sometimes. Loosen the nut, but don't take it off completely - now lightly tap on the nut to drive the threaded stud out little. The carb will now be loose.
  15. My turn: Wrong forum bud! :) I don't think you...

    My turn: Wrong forum bud! :)
    I don't think you want to use the swaybar kit with the LT rockers. Even if it fits, you will end up limiting the independant movement of the suspension, and that would...
  16. Thread: spur gear

    by Nitro_Smoker
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    Wrong section bud! You should post model specific...

    Wrong section bud! You should post model specific questions in the right place to get the best response.

    Tighten the 3 cap screws real snug - I suggest you put some medium strength thread locker...
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    The wires coming from the tranny is a sensor that...

    The wires coming from the tranny is a sensor that detects rotation. It plugs into the opti-drive unit, and all it does is to prevent the truck changing into reverse while it is moving forward and...
  18. Thread: beadlocks

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    I watched the clip. Love 'em bead locks! Can't...

    I watched the clip. Love 'em bead locks! Can't wait for my tyres to wear out.
    Cheers!
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    I use the nuts I got with the truck, and I always...

    I use the nuts I got with the truck, and I always put some medium strength thread locker on the threads. I wore out my plastic hexes before I started using the thread locker. Never had a problem...
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    Agree with the tyres, I could'nt believe the...

    Agree with the tyres, I could'nt believe the difference racing tyres made on the dirt. As for the chassis, the only differences are:
    The front driveshaft is too short. Replace it with a rear...
  21. Never said that man. I said the manual says you...

    Never said that man. I said the manual says you should not raise the truck by tensioning the springs:wacko: The thing about the pushrods is my opinion, but does it not kinda defeat the point of...
  22. I 'borrowed' some elecrical cleaner (safety...

    I 'borrowed' some elecrical cleaner (safety solvent) from my work once before (just to try it out), and it works great! The electricians use this to clean electronic pc boards and switches, so it...
  23. Thread: beadlocks

    by Nitro_Smoker
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    Just clicked your link. Would actually like to...

    Just clicked your link. Would actually like to see it assembled. You need nothing extra, I see they supply the hex drives with the wheels.
    'later
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    I tried my long travel rockers last week for the...

    I tried my long travel rockers last week for the first time since I got my truck (+-3 years!) I emptied one tank and put the STD rockers back in. It definately works for low speed rough terrain. If I...
  25. Thread: beadlocks

    by Nitro_Smoker
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    On "regular" wheels (rims), you will find a...

    On "regular" wheels (rims), you will find a groove in the wheel where the bead of the tire will locate in. This is where you apply the CA to glue the tire to the wheel. With plenty of abuse the glue...
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