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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-






    for some reason when my motor is hot it very little pinch ,but once she cool there is a lot of pinch , this motor pulls the front wheels and run like a top, can any one explain this ,i know metal expands and shrinks but this is strange to me thanks




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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-


    ORIGINAL: jbrobertsonjr

    thanks quitenas1 i found some of that maxy fuel i am ging to order it monday, what size motor u got in your new truck
    You wont be disapointed with Maxy's fuel. I have a .21 in the Jato. In the Savage i beleive it's a .26 not sure. As far as the pinch in the engine goes it is perfectly normal for the engine to turn easy when it is hot. When it is cold it should be nice and tight. If the pinch were not tight when cold you would lose compression wh it warmed up and would probably stop running after about 8 or 9 minutes.
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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    it never stops running unless its out of fuel thanks

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    quietnas- I don't agree with your response on break-in fuel %.. I always use 20% for break-in and now all the new motors coming out say use 20% for break-in even on turbo motors, well maybe not all cause i only mess with O.S. , NOVAROSSI, and PICCO.
    you think your stuff is fast, till you run me and i dog your a**.

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    well we went out today and ripped up the track














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    pics are awesome

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    ORIGINAL: devo208

    quietnas- I don't agree with your response on break-in fuel %.. I always use 20% for break-in and now all the new motors coming out say use 20% for break-in even on turbo motors, well maybe not all cause i only mess with O.S. , NOVAROSSI, and PICCO.
    I see what your saying but this is what I have been doing for 16 years. I have engines that have lasted 4 -5yrs with no issues. I broke in my OS .21TM 2yrs ago and with Maxys 30% and it is still going strong with very good pinch. Plus I have my own break in method. To me what matters is the care you give your engine after you run it. Thats what really counts.

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    quietnas- you your rite the after care is what also counts, what is your method of break-in, mine is know matter what the manual saids i do 2 tanks at idle and 6 on the ground going in circles no hitting 2nd. gear, but the higher end motors i usally wont hit 2nd. gear for 1/2 gallon of fuel and NO full throttle for a gallon.
    you think your stuff is fast, till you run me and i dog your a**.

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    engines are perfectly fine broken in on 30% my jato has only had 30 from the get go.... and breaking in on 20 is fine also but if you want to go from 20 to 30 after break in you would need to rebreak in the engine on 30 but not to go from 30 to 20 and maxys is a great fuel its kinda perfumey compared to some others

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    ORIGINAL: devo208

    quietnas- you your rite the after care is what also counts, what is your method of break-in, mine is know matter what the manual saids i do 2 tanks at idle and 6 on the ground going in circles no hitting 2nd. gear, but the higher end motors i usally wont hit 2nd. gear for 1/2 gallon of fuel and NO full throttle for a gallon.
    Your alot stricter than I am. I do my first tank at idle off the ground then the next 2 in circles at quated throttle, next 4 at half throttle again in circles not hitting second. Then I start tuning and hitting full throttle.
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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    thanks for the break in info guys ineed it

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    devo i just got the menace broke in and the truck is very very fast thanks for all the help guys ,now for a jato question why is the jato so tune sensitive ,u bump a screw and it out of tune my pro 21 motor holds a tune for days just wondered why thanks

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    It's just how the 3.3 is. It is very sensative to adjustments. I like OS engines alot better.
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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    Me too like O.S. engines.
    you think your stuff is fast, till you run me and i dog your a**.

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    what glow plugs for the jato and the menace ,i think they used the same plug,, but what plug one is 3.3 the other is pro 21 thunder tiger thanks

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    anyone ever heard of this engine top 2001 bf nitro motor i have on in a 1/8 scale buggy thanks

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    How do I replace the rear half shaft on the Jato? There doesnt seem to be any good way to attach the ball/pin fitting with out breaking something

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    Massive690:

    Ithinkyou mean the metal ball/pins that connect the half shaft to differential yoke and stub axels.

    If this is the case I would try to heat the parts up a little with very hot water and then try to remove balls while the plasticparts around them arestill hot and flexible. I would use a thin strong screwdriver to slowly pry apart the joints. Make sure you dry them right away and don't heat the up too much or you will compromise their structural integrity or worse they will melt. Heat them up just enough to make it a little easier to work with.

    For extra credit. Try to do this without touching the sides so as not to set off a loud buzzing sound and lighting upthe red lightbulb on your Jato's nose.

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    Where do the batteries go when you take them off the back? I bought a Jato used and would love to move the batteries inside the car to the middle but can not find anything about how or where to do it.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated/

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    Where do the batteries go when you take them off the back? I bought a Jato used and would love to move the batteries inside the car to the middle but can not find anything about how or where to do it.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated/

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    ,look at the middle of the car there will be a clip like what hold the body on ,little door i put a 6 volt flat pack i the aa pack will fit but its a pain

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    jbrobersonjr- both trucks the menace and the jato can use the same glow plug i use O.S. 8 .
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    ORIGINAL: jbrobertsonjr

    what glow plugs for the jato and the menace ,i think they used the same plug,, but what plug one is 3.3 the other is pro 21 thunder tiger thanks
    I use the OS No.8 plug. It is a medium heat plug which is great for the climate here in South Florida.
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    Thanks I think I can figure that out. It seems like it will clean the look of the car up alot and get some wieght off the back end.

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    RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

    u should see a door with a body clip , everybody i just got in my 1st 1/8 scale a rc 8 with a novarossi 21 motor all hop ups ready to race


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