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Old 04-11-2008, 05:40 PM
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Default Official Traxxas Jato 3.3 Thread

Got anything wrong with your Jato ??? Ask us a questio well try to help you out

Any pictures of your Jato ???
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Old 04-11-2008, 06:32 PM
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i dont know if this thread will work...they already have one for jato 3.3's
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Old 04-11-2008, 10:30 PM
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put jato 3.3 thread (part 3)
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dont listen to him guys
hes lying
he barely knows anything about the jato 3.3
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that may be true but no need to treat him like crap...he barely knows how to speak english so let him be...
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If you don''t mind me saying we respect people on this site and if he is trying to help so be it let him help just because he doesn''t know anything doesn''t mean we don''t as for him not knowing anything we were all noobs one day but if he wants to help why turn him down?
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well ive got some questions. is therre a wing mount out there that will work for the jato. and what about black tires. what about jato and off road. if set up right is it good off the road.
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well ive got some questions. is therre a wing mount out there that will work for the jato. and what about black tires. what about jato and off road. if set up right is it good off the road.will it be wortth to invest that kinda money.
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well ive got some questions. is therre a wing mount out there that will work for the jato. and what about black tires. what about jato and off road. if set up right is it good off the road.will it be wortth to invest that kinda money.
[link=http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0geu.ETjwNIIQ4AuANXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEyN2V0dWo zBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDNQRjb2xvA2FjMgR2dGlkA0Y3NTRfODQ-/SIG=1329d3cav/EXP=1208279187/**http%3a//www.liquidrc.com/index.php%3fmain_page=product_info%26products_id=4 6413]Jato wing mount.[/link] Just about all tires are black, unless you are talking about black rims and I''m pretty sure you can get some to fit the jato( might need some twicking ). Just my 2 cents but if set up right the jato does just fine off road at least I think it does.
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there are some new black rims for jato http://www.traxxas.com/news/images/n...res_wheels.jpg These are 2.8 rims
Abour the wing mount you might need to do some cutting and gluing if you choose to buy the revo wing mount
If you set your car right jato can me ultimate off road machine http://www.traxxas.com/support/kb_se...cat=143&id=592
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dont listen to him guys
hes lying
he barely knows anything about the jato 3.3
OK ED
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_7368029/tm.htm
What kind of question is that ???
Use ur common sense....
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New era have a wing kit for the jato, i have it on mine. If u want black wheels, get some white wheels and dye them in some ryte dye. Works great
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thanks guys. sounnds. good. no the wing for. jato what du you mean gluing.
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IF you choose to but the revo wing mount youl have to cute some parts of jour jatos rear shock tower and then screw it on with screws in order to be tighter you put some glue(OPTIONAL)
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Old 04-15-2008, 08:58 PM
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Why are jatos race illegal ???
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Old 04-15-2008, 10:02 PM
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here is a cheaper wing mount made exacly for jato (BUT IST PLASTIC)
http://www.neweramodels.com/item.cgi...=&part_id=3117
Iwould buy one 4 30 buck and not worry that it wil brake
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the main reason the jato is not race legal id the 2 speed tranny most tracks have a single speed rule and i agree the jato does pretty good off road all i do is loosen the springs and switch the rear tires to 2.8 tallons and go easy on the throttle
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What do you think http://www.leisurehoursraceway.com/ would they let me in
(practice only no race )
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if you have the 3.3 jato its not a ROAR legal motor. RTR stadium trucks with a 2.5 sized motor can sometimes get away, but the 3.3 is way too much power for most tracks. Also, ROAR rules for stadiums are 2.2 sized tires and single speeed tranny, all the things the Jato does not have. The Jato has a disadvantage when it comes to handling on most offroad courses vs the GT2 and XXX-NT''s, the jato has that center battery compartment that pushes the gas tank, throttle servo, and receiver forward. If you look at the GT2 and XXX-NT you will see their gas tank etc is pushed back. The extra weight the jato has on the front gives it extra steering input, but gives up much needed traction in the rear. Bowties, steppins, and holeshots in the rear are more common race tires with the stadium trucks. Remake the top plate to push everything back, got to a .12 sized motor, 5 degree toe plate in rear, and alot of suspension/shock tweeks and adjustments and you will have a fighting chance if you know how to drive (considering your up against "good GT2/XXX-NT drivers).
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how come you never see anybody with a wind on there jato. I HAVENT seen one yet. is it a bad customization or something.d
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i have a problem, how come when i spin my spur gear it loooks wobbly even though its tight on, is this normal?
also what do people think of the single speed conversion kit
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you can race a 3.3 cuz the internal are roar says .12.-18 for stadium trucks... cuz half the people up at my track run os .18tm and such in there rustler and jato can be a good racer and such same thing for a rustler its all about your driving skills.
and the single speed would make your jato race llegal. but it won''t have as much acceleration cuz no more two speed.
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will it have a better top speed than having my 2 speed with dissabled 2nd gear, i have a picco .26 in my jato im not looking to race, i just want to get to 70 mph
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A 3.3 is not a .12-.18, it is a .20. If you ever get a chance to look at some of the things Steven Slayden has done to his Jato to make it competive vs the GT2 and Losi''s you will see what I am talking about. Now of course there are alot of local tracks that really dont care what you run and maynot have the same quality drivers behind the GT2''s and the Losi''s. Alot is driver, but when the drivers are top notch, the Jato starts to show its weaknesses.
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Are you running the revo gears yet jasy?
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