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Old 01-22-2008, 02:52 AM
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hi i am new to rc cars and i have tried to fix this without asking and just reading but i dont think i did anything. so after i start the car it just wants to keep running really fast even without any gas. the only way i can get it to not move it when i put the brakes on. so i want some help on this if possible. also on a different area sometimes the engine sounds like it is going full speed right after i start it and i just want to know if this is normal.
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Old 01-22-2008, 07:59 AM
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you need to turn the trim down for the throttle, its on the remote, small round knob, usually say th on it for throttle. it depends on the radio you have.
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Old 01-22-2008, 08:26 PM
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when i try changing things on the controller they do not stay.(i have the FM controller) and sometimes the controller seems to freeze when i change things and i can not control anything on the car. and when i turn it off it just goes back to what it was.
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Old 01-22-2008, 08:33 PM
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sounds like a defective digital controller, if its less than 30 days old, redcat will warranty it, drop them an email asap
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Old 01-23-2008, 03:40 PM
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Ok but about how long do you think it will take for them to respond to the email? i sent them one last night and just itching to drive the car without it not responding.
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Old 01-23-2008, 03:46 PM
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i dont know bro, i am sure they will get back to you soon. They are good guys there just getting all the quirks worked out from their big move.
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Old 01-23-2008, 09:51 PM
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Ok but about how long do you think it will take for them to respond to the email? i sent them one last night and just itching to drive the car without it not responding.
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I know its hard but try and be patient, ehroof is right they WILL help you as soon as they can. Till then maybe build a ramp or something to stay busy.
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Old 02-01-2008, 08:39 PM
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Greetings all !

Just got my redcat hurricane pro in the mail today waiting for warmer weather to break it in but I was wondering what that little bag of plastic washer like things are? The buggy is awesome!! This is my first nitro vehicle I have been into electric heli's for awhile have a trex se 450 and an esky king . My friend also ordered the hurricane pro but it hasn't arrived yet

The quality of this buggy is excellent .. I read a bit about redcat and watched the video's on youtube before getting this. Can't wait to fire it up. Got some 20% blue thunder for them too.
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you put them on top of the spring on the shock, its to make them more tense to give the shock more preload, i just loosen the spring clamp, set it and tighten the screw.
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Old 02-01-2008, 09:06 PM
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Makes sense thanks!! Now I need a weather machine to melt the snow outside.
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Old 02-01-2008, 09:10 PM
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just wrap the cooling head with some tin foil and break it in.
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Old 02-01-2008, 09:17 PM
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ehroof...how high you run your shocks on your cane?>..if I put them all the way up it messes up my steering..doesnt like to turn left...lower them with maybe half inch spacers it will turn..I jump mine and dont wanna mess it up...I got a jr 590m steering servo so I dont think its that...extend them all the way out and it wants to hang up turning left
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Old 02-01-2008, 09:19 PM
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i have mine about a 1/2 inch down.
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Old 02-01-2008, 09:23 PM
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just didnt know if that is a common deal..havent jumped mine since I lowered it...hopefully theres enuff there to keep it up
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Old 02-01-2008, 09:30 PM
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Hmm yeah the tin foil should help it keep the heat . Perhaps I'll try breaking it in like that tomorrow .
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Got some 20% blue thunder for them too.
Which Blue thunder did you get? I had gotten the HP8 formula before my Cane arrived and someone told me that the 8% wasn't enough oil in the mix (especially for break in). So I went out and got some Nitrotane instead. I could be wrong, but I figured I'd rather be safe than sorry.
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you better off with 12%
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Old 02-01-2008, 10:21 PM
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Yeah, thats what I got in the nitrotane, I didn't know what the heck I was doing, so I grabbed the SP8. Will it make good fireplace starting fluid? LOL
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Old 02-01-2008, 10:27 PM
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I got Blue Thunder Race Formula 20% nitro . I haven't used it though
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Old 02-01-2008, 10:49 PM
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Yeah, thats what I got in the nitrotane, I didn't know what the heck I was doing, so I grabbed the SP8. Will it make good fireplace starting fluid? LOL

sell it to some one else, lol
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I got Blue Thunder Race Formula 20% nitro . I haven't used it though
i think thats 12 %, read and see
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Old 02-01-2008, 11:13 PM
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10% Castor oil It seems possible to fry the engine with too lean of a setting but that is what makes it exciting !
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Old 02-01-2008, 11:18 PM
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just run it rich, thats what your supposed to do anyways, just keep it rich for a while afterwards too.
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My car (Hurricane XP) is at a dramatic loss of range. I think it has something to do with the antenna but not completely sure. Any suggestions?
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have you checked your reciever antanna for any cuts?..is it the same length?
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