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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    yah a 64 is way to big with that engine

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    Well I just stripped another while it was just Idleing I think my clutch may be slipping to much and causing the CB to heat up to much. I have the MIP 4-1 clutch in it now and its set to grab with no slip but it must still be slipping too much. I have been looking to find a steel spur besides the RRP 65T because I would like to find something with 60 or less teeth. has anybody been able to find something like that? also does anybody know what is the biggest CB thta will fit with a 65T Spur? I have a 24T bell that I'm using with a 54T spur but I don't think it will fit with a 65T spur.

    Thanks for your help this is starting to get frustrating.[sm=48_48.gif][sm=48_48.gif]

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    hot damn thats a tiny lil spur... i use the rrp spur and bell combo. but i have only seen them in the one size
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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    they dont have a steel gear in that size but they have heat restant plastic spurs just buy a few i copy and paisted it below .


    All parts listed on this page will fit your RC10-GT


    RC10-GT Machined Spur
    Our machined RC-10GT Spurs mesh flawlessly with our Clutch Bells. Precision cut from a new, extremely heat resistant plastic, they run quieter, truer and last longer than any other spur on the market. With our range of spur and bell/pinion sizes, no one gives you more usable ratios.
    Part # Description Price
    2154 RC10-GT 54T 32 Pitch Machined Spur Gear $6.50
    2156 RC10-GT 56T 32 Pitch Machined Spur Gear $6.50
    2158 RC10-GT 58T 32 Pitch Machined Spur Gear $6.50
    2160 RC10-GT 60T 32 Pitch Machined Spur Gear $6.50
    2261 RC10-GT 61T 32 Pitch Machined Spur Gear $6.50
    2262 RC10-GT 62T 32 Pitch Machined Spur Gear $6.50
    2263 RC10-GT 63T 32 Pitch Machined Spur Gear $6.50
    2264 RC10-GT 64T 32 Pitch Machined Spur Gear $6.50
    2265 RC10-GT 65T 32 Pitch Machined Spur Gear $6.50
    2266 RC10-GT 66T 32 Pitch Machined Spur Gear $6.50
    2267 RC10-GT 67T 32 Pitch Machined Spur Gear $6.50

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    thanks but I have already tried those. actually I got the 54T machined spur, and with the 24T cb I think the clutch was slipping too much cause it to heat up alot. I checked the temps on the head and it said I was running around 240 degrees but the end of the crank by the CB was over 320 degrees. I'm guessing its because my clutch is slipping. My spurs are actually melting becuase of the heat even while the car is just sitting at idle. I think I am just going to forget about gearing the GT that tall. I have ordered the RRP 65T steel spur and I'll just use the biggest cb I can fit with it. I have an 18T CB that I know will fit and I have a 24T that I don't thinkl will fit so I'll try a 22T CB and see if it fits.

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    yack nitro cars heat up the most at idle try and not do it for to long .

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    I'm not haveing a problem with the engine itself heating up. The engine is perfect and I'm getting temps around 230-260 degrees and if it is run hard it might get up to 270 but I try not to let thsat happen. its the clutch thats getting too hot. I think it the combonation of the bigger tires and the taller gearing. is there another clutch that would grab better? as long as I'm using the the MIP clutch I'm going to go more toward lower gearing to keep the clutch from heating up so much.

    now I'm wanting to find some sort of aftermarket steering rack. there is a bit of slop in the stock one. does anybody know of an aluminum steering rack for the GT? or anything better than stock?

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    i use the MIP steering set up on my gt. here is a picture of it. i do not know if you are already running your clutch in reverse with wieghts i guess it would be the #4 setting it will grab like crazy. i run a 65 spur and a 20 clutch bell in my gt.



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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    Thanks Toki, I glad to hear that the 20T cb will fit with the 65T spur. do you think you could go any bigger if you wanted to or is 20T as big as you are able to go with that spur? I have been running the MIP clutch with the #4 setting and it still isn't grabing enough. thats why I think I have it gears too tall. as far as the steering goes I just ordered the GPM aluminum steering assembly but I don't think the middle link is included and I think I'm going to get the rpm link that you have on yours. I also ordered some aluminum c-hubs and steering arms for the front and rear hubs for the back. I noticed that there is an aluminum tranny case available for it too I almost ordered it but $40.00 was a bit steep for me.
    Thanks for the help.

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    i think you can go 86 total teeth.
    you will also need to get a servo saver this is the one i run in my car mine is just black.

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXFNE8&P=7

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread


    ORIGINAL: yakfish

    I'm not haveing a problem with the engine itself heating up. The engine is perfect and I'm getting temps around 230-260 degrees and if it is run hard it might get up to 270 but I try not to let thsat happen. its the clutch thats getting too hot. I think it the combonation of the bigger tires and the taller gearing. is there another clutch that would grab better? as long as I'm using the the MIP clutch I'm going to go more toward lower gearing to keep the clutch from heating up so much.

    now I'm wanting to find some sort of aftermarket steering rack. there is a bit of slop in the stock one. does anybody know of an aluminum steering rack for the GT? or anything better than stock?
    i just got a stearing set up from ebay... i cnat remember the name of who makes it but when i get home ill check out my parts list and get back to ya...

    to be continued
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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    heres that part i got... was delivered to my house fast. paid on saturday and recieved on monday
    http://www.bizarre-hobbies.com/servl...GT-blue/Detail
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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    I'm pretty sure that the same thing I order a couple days ago but I don't think mine came with all the bearings. but it was only $12.95. it should be hear soon and I'll post some pics when I get it.
    robbio4422: how do you like it?
    thanks

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    well i have yet to drive with it... installing it was kind of a pain in the butt cuz i couldnt get it tight and working the right way but i got it now... i havent started the new motor cuz im waiting on my bump box. after 10 pulls on the pull start and a sore hand i decided a box would be that way to go
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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    which engine did you end up putting in?

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    well i got two: a picco .12 that was used for about a gallon and a new os .12tg with a motor saver

    i get them both for $55 on ebay and i get the .12tg installed in the gt and the picco in my rustler
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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    Thats a pretty sweet deal. I always seem to just "hear" about the good deals.

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    ya i get to sit at a computer for most of the day so i guess i just get alot of time to look around
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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    Hi guys,

    My storm has only 1 week old (aroun 15 tanks) and I have a leak around the red circle on the following picture. What could I do to repair it? Only unmount the head and remount it?

    I call to my local hobby shop and the guy said it is not dangerous if my engine runs well ...

    What do you think about it?

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    I am reciving a RC10gt that I made a trade wiht on non rc related items. Worth maybe $225. I am getting 3 trucks. RC10

    gt RC18t and a rc10t3.











    It comes with a roll around toolbox and a gear bag.

    Accorgding to the seller it has some of the best stuff avaible for the rc10gt. Critisim is welcomed. That is the only way you can learn.. Not looking to race it just to bash. The mini I want to drop lipo into it with brushless. The t3 I hav no clue.
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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    If you have an air leak you will have a hard time keeping your engine tuned properly. go to an auto parts tore buy some gasket glue and then seal it under the heatsink. it isn't hard to do and is cheap.

    BTW this isn't the firestorm thread.

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    xlt69er: that gt alone is worth the trade... lots of rpm parts on that lil guy..

    i think i see a novak esc on that t3... thats another 50-80 bucks

    starter box 50-80 bucks w/o batterie

    and mmm threaded shocks! hot deal if it runs.... i would pay 250 if it didnt run
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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    I just noticed that I did not put the pictures of the rolling tool box, the rc18t, charger, starter box, and the gear bag. The starter box is having troubles with the motors. I would like to know what to get so I can be ready to go when it gets here.

    The engine is said to only have 4 - 7 tanks through it. He said he is sending all of the recipts for all of the upgrades that is in the gt. He said it is nearly 1000 I find that hard to belive but I will see when it gets here on the 30th.


    Can anyone give me some infrormation like what types of part you see on this truck... Thanks alot.........
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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    here is what I see on Your GT for hop ups:
    GPM threaded aluminum shocks
    MIP shiny CVD's??
    Titanium turnbuckels
    RPM heavy duty ball ends
    RPM front bumper
    RPM reciever box
    Futaba servo?
    I can't tell what engine its got or what pipe is with it.

    It looks real nice great deal for you.

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    RE: Official RC10GT Thread

    Trucks came in today. They look great reguarding what I traded for them.

    On the RC10GT
    Is very clean.
    Has a Team Orion .18 Wasp (very good pinch)
    SS3305 Futaba Steering Servo
    FP S148 Throttle/Brake Servo
    Threaded Shocks
    Graphite Front and Rear Shock Towers
    RPM Reciver Box
    MIP 4-n-1 Clutch
    Polished Chassis
    Titanium turnbuckels
    Futaba R135F Micro Reciver
    Maybe some more items that I may have missed


    The rc18t

    Appears to be all stock came with 2 battery packs
    I think it has a bad rear diff so I am gonna rebuild both the front and the back.
    This is going to be a project truck so I am not in a hurry on this one.

    RC10T3
    Missing some parts
    Servo servo tray?

    It has a Futaba FP-R102JE reciver (ant wire broken)
    Novak Reactor ESC (usure if it works)
    Speed Gems Motor
    Tranny turns free (fells like it is well lubed)


    Enstien Peak Charger

    Futaba Magnum T3PDF Radio (fm)

    Rd Logics Starter Box with battery (seller said the box needs new motors)

    Lots of stainless screws for the gt
    Some extra parts for the gt and the 18t
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