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cam3r0n 05-13-2008 09:13 AM

Picco .26 Parts
 
Help me!


I'm losing my marbles [sm=bananahead.gif]whilst trying to locate parts/part numbers for a Picco P3 .26 Monster. I have looked everywhere and this engine doen't exist, except I have one!

Can anyone tell me where to find out the bearing sizes for this block, it has the age old Picco bearing air leak, a simple fix if only you can find info on the engine.

[link=http://teampicco.com/]http://teampicco.com/[/link] is about as much use as a chocolate soup spoon.

Thanks in advance, this forum always provides!

Cam

cam3r0n 05-14-2008 10:09 AM

RE: Picco .26 Parts
 
Have these engines been completey discontnued?

Apparently Picco, Ofna and Wasp all had versions of the .26 P3, with the only reall difference being the colour of the heatsink. But now I can find no trace of any of these engines on any of their websites, almost as if they are denying they ever made it!!

I find this poor form, you expect to get some after sales support when you spend $$$'s on an engine, especially when the bearings start to leak oil all over the place and the engine redlines with the carb set at idle.

I have sent Ofna an email through teir site, we'll see what happens with that.


snowbl!nd 05-14-2008 10:19 AM

RE: Picco .26 Parts
 
If it's only the bearing you're looking to replace then instead of buying an identical replacement part from Picco, just pop the original out of the block and measure it up. Once you've got the dimensions it shouldn't be at all difficult to source a replacement from somewhere.

cam3r0n 05-14-2008 10:31 AM

RE: Picco .26 Parts
 
Might have too, the battery is dead in my caliper, thats the only problem!

Cheers for the reply.


cam3r0n 05-15-2008 09:32 AM

RE: Picco .26 Parts
 
I'm getting nowher fast with this, I have tried contacting Ofna directly to ask for help and got this as a reply:

Quote:

From: David Sandate [mailto:dj@ofna.com]
Sent: 14 May 2008 18:33
To: cam@logic44.co.uk
Subject: Engine???

I'm not sure about your engine that you have, we offer a P3 engine but it's
a .28 big block engine and our part number are only good in the U.S. market.
I have tried calling the number on the teampicco.com website, but it just rings out, and there is no technical support info ion their site. No email address either, in this day and age who doesn't have an email address?

Can anyone point me towards someone who can help?

cam3r0n 05-16-2008 03:22 AM

RE: Picco .26 Parts
 
I have to say OFNA Customer service really isn't great.

This chap seems to think that only people in the US can order things from a US website!

Quote:

-Original Message-
From: David Sandate [mailto:dj@ofna.com]
Sent: 15 May 2008 17:34
To: Smith, Cameron
Subject: Re: Engine???

I don't know of anyone overseas that can help other than CML distrbutors.
Check on Neobuggy.net for the stores they dist. to.

- Original Message -
From: "Smith, Cameron" <cameron.smith@hq.bcs.org.uk>
To: "David Sandate" <dj@ofna.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2008 5:46 AM
Subject: RE: Engine???



If you can't help me can you at least point me in the direction of someone
who can?

Here are some relevant links about the engine:

http://www.rc-trucks.org/ofna-picco-26-outlaw.htm

http://www.rcnitrotalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17047

http://www.extremercmotorsports.com/...-26-Outlaw.htm



-Original Message-
From: David Sandate [mailto:dj@ofna.com]
Sent: 14 May 2008 18:33
To: cam@logic44.co.uk
Subject: Engine???

I'm not sure about your engine that you have, we offer a P3 engine but it's
a .28 big block engine and our part number are only good in the U.S. market.

I'm just composing a stinking reply now. I'm really not going to reccomend OFNA/Picco to anyone anymore, not when their aftersales support is so bad.

cam3r0n 05-16-2008 09:21 AM

RE: Picco .26 Parts
 
I think this might be the Bearing I need, i hope so anyway.
[link=http://www.bocabearings.com/main1.aspx?p=product&id=7487&n=*ENK-091HP]http://www.bocabearings.com/main1.aspx?p=product&id=7487&n=*ENK-091HP[/link]

snowbl!nd 05-16-2008 10:07 AM

RE: Picco .26 Parts
 
Get that battery replaced in your calipers and measure up the originals to be sure ;)

No use in risking it if you're not 100% sure.

nitrorcjunkie 05-16-2008 10:08 AM

RE: Picco .26 Parts
 
Yeh, that bearing will work. I was informed that the crank bearings in .21-.28 Piccos are the same, this is true for most manufacturers. Don't give up on Picco, they still make awesome engines, despite the POS leaky bearings. You will not be disappointed with Boca products.

BudBud 06-08-2008 07:23 PM

RE: Picco .26 Parts
 
[link=http://www.nitrohouse.com/eng_parts,_picco_26.htm]Picco 26 parts![/link] BB


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