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Old 05-10-2008, 04:59 PM
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does anybody know if there is anything i can do to stop tearing up the first gear in my jato???

everything runs perfect except for the 1st gear wich gets stripped out every couple tanks of fuel.

can i do anything like a diff trans?

i dont want to got to the 1st speed gear kit.

but any suggestions
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Old 05-10-2008, 06:41 PM
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geez, i dunno what your doing, im running a Big block Mach 427 (.26) through my jato, and havnt totalled the transmission yet, only problem i had was the grub shaft holding the pinion gear on came loose and shredded a few lol
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Old 05-11-2008, 12:37 AM
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yea, i have greese in the trans and everything. the only thing i can figure is that it could be that i have the slipper 2 tight. how tight should it be?
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Old 05-11-2008, 12:39 AM
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ive got mine fully locked down LOL, instant power all the time.
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Old 05-11-2008, 01:01 AM
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thats how mine is but apparently its to much. i'l try different lube and a looser slipper clutch
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Old 05-18-2008, 12:00 AM
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I need help understanding how to change just the shock bodies. Can I reuse the shock pistons when upgrading just the shock body ?

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Old 05-19-2008, 03:57 PM
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yes yes , but make sure they are not bendent an all that kind of stuff
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Old 05-19-2008, 05:53 PM
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Thanks it's a done deal ...........


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Old 05-23-2008, 06:30 PM
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Hi Guys. I was wondering what is the best cooling head for the jato 3.3. Because I have a buku power pipe ( THE BEST ) and i wanted to give it a little more upgrade.
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Old 05-23-2008, 06:59 PM
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If you plan on putting money into the JATO ............DON'T The JATO is tough but will get dusted in an off road raceno matter what you do to it.......


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Agree with ya CAP
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Soljajato, you can get a new carb, the 11k os one fits the stock 3.3 and adds a bit but is expensive, or if you find a old ofna force carb(a certain one)fits. Try a new airfilter thats more direct ram air. Get rid of the ezstart and backplate and go bump start. Revo gears 20/40 and foam tires. Why would you want a new cooling head? cut the body out more in the front and you should be good.
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Old 05-30-2008, 07:54 PM
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what are some upgrades i should get for my 3.3 jato....i got rpm a arms and frt bumper already and traxxas victory tires....lmk thanks

And put links on where to get them
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THE LINK I WOULD GIVE YOU IS TO SAVE YOUR MONEY !


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Then whats the best air filter.
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Old 06-12-2008, 07:19 AM
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My jato is for on-road racing.
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Old 06-13-2008, 01:37 AM
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some pics of the race meet i just went to, nothing could touch the big block jato LOL, allthough being weighted in the rear with the big block, and all the power, the front end dosnt stay in contact with the ground much LOL, so that makes it interesting while trying to steer, especially after the 50 metre straight

















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some sweet stuff dude
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Old 06-14-2008, 06:13 PM
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Hey guys this is my first post. I bought a jato 3.3 and I noticed my steering is horrible. I makes like 30 foot turns. Do I need new servos? AND sometimes my gas in my controller turns into my brake and then they switch back and forth once in a while while im driving. EX. ill be drivng it hard full speed, then ill go to slow down hitting the brake and it will slow down then the things turn backwards somehow and now my brake is my gas and it takes off before stoping untill I hit my gas whice is then the brake. I may just have to go and get all new high trq servos and a new reciever. Buy I wanna get my turning fixed. how do I do that?
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Old 06-14-2008, 07:01 PM
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the servo saver may be too loose

tighten it up a little
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Old 06-16-2008, 11:05 PM
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the guy actually put the plastic part that binds the two steering links together upside down only giving me half turns. I switched it up and now it turns on a dime. And my throtle servo was switching up, but I just pushed in the tips to the reciever and now they are fine. What a car. Yippie
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Hello guys, need help choosing a right wheels and tires for my jato 3.3, he always go donut mad on dirt and on grass. theres a lot of wheels and tires around but bit scared to order online coz myt not fit. I read a loads of forumz that masher 2000, moabs and talons are good with it but what wheels should i used? Thanks lots
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Old 07-26-2008, 08:31 PM
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Ive got a problem my traxxas 3.3 runs fine for 4-7 minutes and then after that is starts to bog on the low end.. i was thinking i have an airleak butt idn.. please tellme what u think.. thanks.
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Old 07-27-2008, 07:51 PM
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Turn in the low speed needle 1/8 of a turn then try running again.



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Old 07-29-2008, 07:16 PM
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i want to upgrade my steering servo how much torque and speed i need for an on road jato 3.3?
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