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Old 01-12-2007, 04:55 AM
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ok guys whats the BEST engine i can possibly get to direct swap with my volcano sv, im sick and tired of my crappy engine and the whole deal with my engine head, ive decided to spend some cash and upgrade this girl right now, please help me out by given me somethin that'll make my volcano scream[&:]
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Old 01-12-2007, 07:18 AM
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i run this engine in a couple of my cars and love it, very powerful and easy to tune, start and use : http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXGGP7&P=ML
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Old 01-12-2007, 12:16 PM
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ive seen that one before,thats the one i am gonna get if theres not a better one, does it run more reliable and pack a lot more power than the stock vx18
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much more power and easier to tune, its a real great engine, i dont think i have heard anyone say anything bad about it.
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perfect, thanks ill be getting that one then, i suppose im going to need a diffrent air filter and asembly?
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i wanna get one too, but my parents dont want me to spend that much money, and i dont even need it. but i will get it when my engine dies. and do you think that it'll still be 99$ and freeshipping in like 6-12 months? i hope so. and also when i do put on of these in, do i need any extra parts or is it a pretty easy fit, and how fast do you think i could go with it in my tornado?
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the os .18 comes with a really good air filter and an extra foam cartridge
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sweet. any increase in speed from the stock engine, and how much?
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increase in power and speed, its a great engine for the money
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i run this engine in a couple of my cars and love it, very powerful and easy to tune, start and use : http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXGGP7&P=ML
Yep, I have that one in my Volcano SV. I don't have it tuned properly yet, but I can tell that it is more powerful than that Vertex engine, you'll love it. Oh yeah, you may want to consider gettin' a header too, and maybe a tuned pipe!!
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