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Old 04-02-2006, 05:50 PM
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Hi all I just bought a Monster Gt 4.60 on ebay because of all the good reviews I heard about it and was wondering is there anything I should know about it like upgrades to do first or parts I should stock up on if you want to check it out its item #6046292793 thanks for any information you can give me.
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Old 04-02-2006, 06:40 PM
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Make sure to check all the driveline's. You should thread lock all the screws so they dont fall out. mine is all stock and is great. for now
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Old 04-02-2006, 06:53 PM
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If your using the stock radio, be careful of the 3rd channel button. It's very easy to hit by accident and that could damage the gears in the trans.
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Old 04-03-2006, 04:48 AM
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Also does anyone think this would be a good kit http://modelsinmotion.co.uk/product....de=&tamiya=268 thanks.
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I haven't had any problems with the stock arms. Most people prefer to use the RPM arms if they feel the need to upgrade.
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If your using the stock radio, be careful of the 3rd channel button. It's very easy to hit by accident and that could damage the gears in the trans.
There is actually a clutch type safety mechanism thing in the tranny to prevent it from switching from fwd/rev when the truck is moving. If it's working correctly you can't do any damage!

Just try it!
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Hi all I just bought a Monster Gt 4.60 on ebay because of all the good reviews I heard about it and was wondering is there anything I should know about it like upgrades to do first or parts I should stock up on if you want to check it out its item #6046292793 thanks for any information you can give me.
This site has a lot of info www.monster****rum.com

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Old 04-03-2006, 08:22 AM
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ORIGINAL: snowbl!nd

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If your using the stock radio, be careful of the 3rd channel button. It's very easy to hit by accident and that could damage the gears in the trans.
There is actually a clutch type safety mechanism thing in the tranny to prevent it from switching from fwd/rev when the truck is moving. If it's working correctly you can't do any damage!

Just try it!
what if youre afraid to try it on your awesome new mgt? if it will ever save me, it will be by accident.
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Well i wasn't suggesting you try it when the truck was at full throttle lol! Even at low speeds it'll stop you damaging the tranny - there must be almost no movement in the transmission before it will allow it to shift from fwd/rev.
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Old 04-03-2006, 09:48 AM
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thats definatly a good thing, considering this truck is scary fast.[X(]
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Old 04-03-2006, 06:38 PM
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I don't have to worry about it. I got a FOC in mine, but I've heard of this happening when jumping. Then when you land and get on the throttle it is in reverse.

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If your using the stock radio, be careful of the 3rd channel button. It's very easy to hit by accident and that could damage the gears in the trans.
There is actually a clutch type safety mechanism thing in the tranny to prevent it from switching from fwd/rev when the truck is moving. If it's working correctly you can't do any damage!

Just try it!
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Once i was driving mine and hit the 3rd channel, i was like shoot, but nothing happened,i was going like 5-10 mph, when i stopped, it went into reverse then. So it must work
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Old 04-03-2006, 10:21 PM
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thats good to hear from someone that has actually experienced it. i guess i can breathe a little easier when i drive it now.
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This is a great site with a lot of info on the MGT - well worth checking out. [sm=thumbup.gif]

http://monster****rum.com/articles/
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ive already got it bookmarked. im just not a member there.
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My truck should arrive tomarrow what that best way to start it with a drill or the pull start thanks.
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Old 04-05-2006, 08:09 AM
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so far ive been exclusivly using the drill start. i guess when im somewhere i cant take a drill, ill use the pull start.
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Old 04-05-2006, 08:15 AM
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Ok thanks because the dude I got it from said he took the spring out of the pull start or took the pull start off because it was in the way
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I have never started it with the drill start. I probably should because i do not want to break the string, or the one way. They are expensive, and i heard they are hard to take apart.[]
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No, they're not that hard to take apart. I pulled the string all the way out of the pullstart once (knot slipped on the other end) and i fixed it in about 15 minutes.

For break-in i reccomend you use the pullstart, that way you shouldn't damage it if it hydrolocks. After it's broken in then either method works well.
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I broke mine in with the drill and after I got tire of forgetting to recharge it, I use the pull start besides its just something else to carry around . I left it fully stock only because I havent used it much since Ive basically broke her in and then the winter came so shes been in hybernation with less than a half gallon run through the engine. I will say its a great truck I have the .21 version like 2 months b4 the upgraded model came out [:@]
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If your using a drill, use one that has a clutch so that will slip if your engine gets flooded instead of breaking your engine.
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Well my MGT came today but it only has the .21 engine how hard is it upgrade to the newer engine or a diffrent company bigger engine would it be a direct fit thanks.
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Well my MGT came today but it only has the .21 engine how hard is it upgrade to the newer engine or a diffrent company bigger engine would it be a direct fit thanks.
Most BB engines should drop in easily with no mods required - but wait until you've got some time on the stock .21, i think you'll be suprised by the power it produces.
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Ok on the new MGT 4.60 it says all metal gears what gears would I have to change on my .21 MGT to have all metal thanks.
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