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Old 02-13-2008, 08:44 PM
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You will want to tune the engine starting with the high needle then the low. A good starting point for the VX18 is 2.5 turns out on the high, and flush with the collar on the low.
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Old 02-14-2008, 04:54 PM
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WELL just got my pipe & header !! was out messin around and now only my front tires are spining when i apply the throttle...
all of the axles are there ...any suggestions ?????
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Old 02-14-2008, 05:55 PM
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check your set screws in your drive cups
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Old 02-14-2008, 10:11 PM
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yep that was it
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Old 02-15-2008, 11:55 AM
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I HAVE A VOLCANO NITRO, BRAKES ARE GONE-NEED TO FIX BRAKES. CAN THIS PART BE UPGRADED.
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Old 02-15-2008, 01:13 PM
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no but you can buy new one, there cheap enough.
http://www.redcatracing.com/itemdeta...p?partno=02044
http://www.clermontmotorsports.com/s...sc-2PCS/Detail
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Old 02-15-2008, 02:15 PM
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would the set screws in the drive cups have to be too loose or too tight to make only the front wheels spin like crazy while the rears hardly move
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Old 02-15-2008, 04:26 PM
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to loose.......the shaft just spins....so the back half just sits
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Old 02-15-2008, 05:14 PM
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I found it ...the allen screw that holds the dogbone cup to the rear input shaft had come loose and backed off. Put it back in place and tightened the screw and instant power to the rear wheels. Now what would cause the engine to die when running hard. Temp was only about 185 and it seems as if it were flooding but its not. I have it tuned fairly well according to everything I have found and I even tried to tune it again but to only do the same thing. Could it be the fuel? I was using traxxas 20% and the LHS was out of that and Odonnells when I went to buy some more. All they had was Monster Horsepower by Trinity. $24 and it got me running again but only to have issues, hopefully not fuel related.
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Old 02-15-2008, 07:33 PM
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im just a newb but...i read on here somewhere that the trinity monster horse power fuel has a VERY small tuning window !!
i used a quart of trinity but traxxas seems to work better 4 me
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Old 02-15-2008, 07:35 PM
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i like the trinity, the traxxas isnt bad but has more oil and can make internal one ways start to slip.
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What would cause my throttle servo to move when I opperate my steering? My steering moves as it should.
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Old 02-17-2008, 09:50 AM
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when you say your throttle servo moves, do you mean a little glitch or do you mean full movement? Sometimes glitching can just happen if you too close or too far away or there is interference, make sure the antennas are fully extended, good batteries and the crystals are in tight.
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Old 02-17-2008, 11:53 AM
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i want to put a 2 speed on my truck...has anyone had a problem with it?
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Old 02-17-2008, 12:09 PM
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dont do it, lol

2nd gear is too high for the truck and you will have no power with it, for the car and buggy the gearing is fine but for the trucks, its no good
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Old 02-17-2008, 12:21 PM
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ok...can i put different kind of tires on stock rims..if so... what kind
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Old 02-17-2008, 12:26 PM
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where i live, no one has ever heard of RedCat...so..i'm going to race at a nere by track and show people just what i Volcano can do..but the tires don't grip all that good on the type of dirt this track has...were can i finds some good tires
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Old 02-17-2008, 01:14 PM
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What kind of dirt is it? Clermont or I have just about every Pro-Line tire made
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Old 02-17-2008, 01:34 PM
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its red dirt...the tires on my truck don't get good traction..
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Red Clay maybe?
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Old 02-17-2008, 01:38 PM
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This [link=http://xtm-dealer.com/zencart/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=15&products_id=210]Step Pin[/link] should work for you / but it will look funny []
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need help I am going through glow plugs like they are candy. I have a volcano SV vx .18 using the OS a3 glow plug tried other plugs and have the same problem. Run them for a while and they are done. Max temp mid to high 270s. Blue smoke coming from pipe small amount of oil there too. It will run for a while and then just stop (sometime by itself, sometimes when it rolls, sometimes when I kill it) The plug does not appear to be damaged.Around the base it appears brand new. It is a little wet not too much though. The coil looks brand new (does not appear sanded or dull) but the coilt is broke usuallt about in the middle. I am LOST. Anybody have any ideas?
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Old 02-17-2008, 01:53 PM
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i was thinking about that tire...but i'm afraid they will spin alot...need more grip..i saw some people talking about some of the jato tires fitting on stock volcano rims..is that true?
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could be 2 things.............270 is kinda hot for a drive in check..............need to fatten it up..............if its 270 when you come in its 310 out there and if it stumbles at top end thats a clue that its to lean. Other thing is bad luck with plugs. I have dumped 3 of them in 10 minutes and even had one eat and engine......................its one of those 2 things m8
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i'v had my truck for almost a week and i'm having some problems with screws coming loss..my pull start screws, my main spear gear is striped out..the dogbones are messing up the drive cups..do they make hop-up's for these items? and does this kinda thing happen alot?
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