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Old 01-06-2011, 10:20 AM
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I have a volcano s30 and the rear wheels quit working on it but the front work good when I turn the back wheels the drive shaft turnsbut the gears in the transmission dont turnIs there a pin or could I have broke a driveshaft or lost the trans
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Old 01-06-2011, 02:43 PM
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I have a volcano s30 and the rear wheels quit working on it but the front work good when I turn the back wheels the drive shaft turns but the gears in the transmission dont turn Is there a pin or could I have broke a driveshaft or lost the trans
it could be either the diff's pinion gear or ring gear. you will have to open up the diff and look for the damage.
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Old 01-06-2011, 03:51 PM
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Thanks for the input will try it
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Old 01-25-2011, 05:59 PM
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I have a Volcano EXP Pro, and the stock battery lasts maybe 7-8 minutes.  Is this normal?  I understand from this forum most of the time you need to update to LIPO' s being the best.  I have looked at so many batteries and chargers my eyes are spinning.  7.4 5000mah batteries from $20 - $200.  Charger/balancer from $30 - $300.  What do I buy???  Can anyone one please help???  I don;t want to spend a fortune just have something that works good.

Do I need to change ESC, and do I need to put some kind of shutoff thing because of the LIPO?  As ya'll can tell, I'm new to this stuff.
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Old 05-01-2011, 05:12 AM
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I have a volcano s30 the idle screw is vibrating loose can you lock tight it with out messing up the carb.??? Any help would be greatly appriciated.  
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Old 05-01-2011, 05:13 AM
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I have a volcano s30 the idle screw is vibrating loose can you lock tight it with out messing up the carb.??? Any help would be greatly appriciated.  
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Old 05-01-2011, 07:38 AM
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did u get a reply on this?
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Old 05-01-2011, 08:33 AM
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Old 05-01-2011, 08:50 AM
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Hey I was hoping maybe you cln help me I got a volcano s30 the idle screw is vibrating loose what can I do
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Old 05-02-2011, 05:42 AM
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sorry i have the volcano epx pro brushless electric turck
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:19 PM
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Could anyone tell me the tire and wheel size for a volcano S30? Iwasn't sure if it was 2.2 or 2.8 tires. Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 05-09-2011, 11:57 PM
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Hi guys i recently bought my son his first nitro rc its a 1/10 redcat volcano s30 it runs great but im having trouble with the brake disk wearing out way to fast....so i want to upgrade from the stock fiberglass to a steel disk, does anyone know of a steel disk that will fit???
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Old 05-10-2011, 12:00 AM
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Hi guys i recently bought my son his first nitro rc its a 1/10redcatvolcanos30it runs great but im having trouble with the brake disk wearing out way to fast....so i want to upgrade from the stock fiberglass to a steel disk, does anyone know of a steel disk that will fit???
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They're 2.8. Hope this helps

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Old 05-19-2011, 05:33 AM
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DOES ANYONE KNOW IF REDCAT MAKES SPUR GEARS YET FOR THE VOLCANO EPX BRUSHLESS THAT ARE METAL??THE PLASTIC ONES SUCK.
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Old 05-23-2011, 07:59 AM
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what bodys can be used with this volcano
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Old 05-29-2011, 02:24 PM
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I have a volcano s30 with a sh.18 engine the block cracked around the motor mount has any body els had this problem ???? . Not very happy with the sh .18 engine it only has about three quaters of a gallon of nitro run thru it .Is there another kind of engine that will work on my volcano s30 woould apprieciat any help I could get .
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Old 05-29-2011, 03:19 PM
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Thats pretty surprising, the sh engines are very good. A good replacement and powerful also is the os .18 cvrx, its pretty much a direct fit and a very good engine. You should use the engine replacement program and get another sh.18 engine, they are very good engines, it will be a much cheaper route to go.
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Thanks . I took the engine apart and found that the piston rod is rubbing right in the spot it broke . I bought the truck off ebay  can i still do the engine replacement program.
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Old 05-30-2011, 06:04 PM
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anyone have any issues with the on/off switch on the reciver not working? the plastic around mine broke and now it wont turn on, though it was because of weak batteries but put a fresh set in and still nothing, or is it possible that the receiver is bad? i have no response from either the throttle or steering, and cant even hear the hum when you first turn it on
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Thanks . I took the engine apart and found that the piston rod is rubbing right in the spot it broke . I bought the truck off ebay can i still do the engine replacement program.

I am sure they will, its a lifetime replacement program
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DOES ANYONE KNOW IF REDCAT MAKES SPUR GEARS YET FOR THE VOLCANO EPX BRUSHLESS THAT ARE METAL??THE PLASTIC ONES SUCK.
They're out of stock.
http://www.redcatracing.com/RC-Cars/...ts/11188-48T_2

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Old 06-05-2011, 06:52 PM
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ok so i think the receiver on/off switch broke on my volcano s30 and the plastic under the switch is broke. I get no response from either the throttle or steering. I thought first it was dead batteries because i left it on, but even with a fresh get i get nothing. anyone else has a similar issue,

is the power switch a part of he battery tray cover or separate
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Old 06-06-2011, 03:43 PM
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on my volcano s30 the plastic piece broke i just put it back on and put a piece of black tape on it haven't had a problem. Check the wires going to the switch if they are broke you can try to solder them with a pen point soldering iron. The switch is separte
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