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Old 03-26-2019, 07:23 PM
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I have this engine on a Losi 8ight, but I'm unable to tune it very good as it's my first nitro. I'm trying to find the factory settings for the carb but I can't find Novarossi P5X anywhere, even looked through all of the discontinued engines. Once it starts, I throttle up slightly and it sounds like it's getting flooded or bogging down, and if I throttle too fast it dies. Also a lot of fuel spews out of the exhaust pipe and covers the ground in fluid. I can't reach the idle screw because it's facing towards the chassis. Any suggestions?

(I tried posting pictures but it said no url until at least 10 posts, will post when I can.)
Purple heatsink, says Novarossi P5X Buggy on the top

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Old 04-11-2019, 07:04 PM
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if you start this engine up and it immediately bogs your engine is to rich so turn the high speed needle ( the on the left in 1/8th of turn to the right and see if will run. you want to be very careful as you can get a lean condition and you will toast your engine Go to this link and read the entire thread its a sister to RC Universe called RC TECh https://www.rctech.net/forum/offroad...ing-bible.html. this is more informative thanthis site
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Old 04-14-2019, 07:27 AM
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Originally Posted by RcFnatic View Post
I have this engine on a Losi 8ight, but I'm unable to tune it very good as it's my first nitro. I'm trying to find the factory settings for the carb but I can't find Novarossi P5X anywhere, even looked through all of the discontinued engines. Once it starts, I throttle up slightly and it sounds like it's getting flooded or bogging down, and if I throttle too fast it dies. Also a lot of fuel spews out of the exhaust pipe and covers the ground in fluid. I can't reach the idle screw because it's facing towards the chassis. Any suggestions?

(I tried posting pictures but it said no url until at least 10 posts, will post when I can.)
Purple heatsink, says Novarossi P5X Buggy on the top
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Found this but I can't guarantee how accurate it is. https://www.rctech.net/forum/nitro-o...tings-p5x.html
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