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    I've used Speedview a few times with my R/Cs and...

    I've used Speedview a few times with my R/Cs and I also use Google's MyTracks to give me a visual of where I've ran, including colour coded speed, elevation, etc. Thought the wife was gonna kill me...
  2. Thread: header bolts.

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    Maybe your header is bent? I bent mine quite...

    Maybe your header is bent? I bent mine quite badly and it made it a bit difficult to get that bolt out. Take both bolts out and thread them in while holding the header out away from the block, so...
  3. I've got RPM arms on all 5 of my trucks and love...

    I've got RPM arms on all 5 of my trucks and love them, and with the Jato I don't really notice that much difference without the swaybars. They are definitely the way to go, BUT keep in mind that any...
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    I've been waiting for these to come in. I just...

    I've been waiting for these to come in. I just went to the site to order a couple and the cheapest shipping option (to canada) is 30some bucks! I assume this is because of the nature of lipo...
  5. Thread: Car Stand

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    I use a spare tire/rim from one of my old...

    I use a spare tire/rim from one of my old T-Maxxes. Works great! If I'm wrenching on my Jato or other larger R/C, I use 2. I always keep a couple on my workbench so I don't have to go hunting for...
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    On my Jato, I removed the stock brake linkage and...

    On my Jato, I removed the stock brake linkage and used a lightly modified linkage from a T-Maxx. Just have to grind the blue post down some on the bottom to line the cam slot up. Shortly after...
  7. Thread: jato bodies

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    LOVE that wrx body! Who makes that? What size? ...

    LOVE that wrx body! Who makes that? What size? I'd definitely put this or something similiar on mine
  8. I think on mine I bent the ezstart terminals...

    I think on mine I bent the ezstart terminals enough to be able to see in there. I use a long skinny screwdriver for my tuning needs, and I either use a flashlight to see the needle's orientation or...
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    My optidrive started acting up a month or 2 ago...

    My optidrive started acting up a month or 2 ago too. It started randomly cutting off the throttle, and would kick back in after a couple seconds. I just removed the module altogether and hooked the...
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    Are you referring to the colder temps? As a...

    Are you referring to the colder temps? As a fellow Canadian, I haven't broken a single chassis or suspension part on my merv since I bought it this summer, Until the last 3 or 4 days. I've now broke...
  11. Thread: Ughhh!

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    I set my engines in a vise with the back side of...

    I set my engines in a vise with the back side of the flywheel resting on top of it and a give a little tap on the end of the crank. Works everytime. I leave the vise loose, just closed enough to...
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    Ha, I think you missed a couple pages Jimdog. ...

    Ha, I think you missed a couple pages Jimdog. Yours would be #98
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    Mine, mostly stock except for aftermarket shocks,...

    Mine, mostly stock except for aftermarket shocks, different springs, shimmed diffs, Satan's servo, and dyed chassis

    http://i.imgur.com/sEqyj.jpg

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  14. Thread: Wind...

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    As of this afternoon the wind owes me an RC...

    As of this afternoon the wind owes me an RC heli.... All my nitro trucks are down awaiting parts so I was running my merv around in the backyard today, and it was so nice and calm out that I decided...
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    Not sure what the 3rd gen Rams are like, but I do...

    Not sure what the 3rd gen Rams are like, but I do know that the 94-01 Rams require removing the dash completely (or almost anyway) to change the heater core, so if you are considering stripping the...
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    I used to use after run oil years ago but...

    I used to use after run oil years ago but nowadays I just use wd40 in all my engines. Works great! WD-40 should be a must have item on any RCer's workbench, it's got so many uses in this hobby.
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    Question about Proline Trenchers

    I just received a set of trenchers premounted on Desperado wheels for the rear of my Jato and they are freakin huge! Not what I expected at all. I have a set of Dirt Hawgs mounted on same wheels and...
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    It depends on how much you want to spend and...

    It depends on how much you want to spend and where you will be running it. For nitro trucks I have 2 T-Maxxes, a Jato 3.3, and a Revo 3.3. The Jato is fast and a lot of fun onroad, but if you want...
  19. Thread: RC Magazines.

    by RCNason
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    I have a subscription for RC Car Action, and I...

    I have a subscription for RC Car Action, and I also used to pick up another one from time to time called RC Driver I think. I see RCCA on the magazine stands more than Driver, but those are 2 I can...
  20. My stock 2080 servo was junk, crapped out after a...

    My stock 2080 servo was junk, crapped out after a couple weeks. I now have the green servo that shall not be named and I'm lovin it!
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    After I'm done running for the day I clean all my...

    After I'm done running for the day I clean all my trucks off with an air compressor, making sure to get the areas around the glowplug, fuel tank cap, and carb good and dirt free. If I know I'm not...
  22. Thread: Can't get fuel

    by RCNason
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    Also, you risk breaking off the whole threaded...

    Also, you risk breaking off the whole threaded section where it screws into the carb if you try to tighten it too much. Learned this the hard way years ago with my first nitro engine, a TRX2.5. I...
  23. Thread: Can't get fuel

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    I've had this problem before on a couple...

    I've had this problem before on a couple different trucks, I took the inlet fitting off the carb and removed the HSN and cleaned it out. With mine, it was plugged up with gunk and doing this fixed...
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    The pullstart just bolts on in place of the...

    The pullstart just bolts on in place of the EZstart, but you'd better pick up a new one way bearing also or it's still gonna slip.
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    I used less than a half a package of powdered rit...

    I used less than a half a package of powdered rit dye to do my chassis, in a pot large enough to fit the chassis laying down. Left it in for about 10 minutes and it turned out great. Nice deep jet...
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