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Old 09-24-2008, 07:45 PM
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i need some help finding 87mm dogbones for my tornado epx i dont want to go with the redcat brand because they are crap (well for me anyways). i bought some 86mm dogbones from hpi but they measured 91mm so they were too long anybody know were i can get some more durable ones thanks
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Old 09-28-2008, 10:23 PM
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i have a tornado bb and i have just recently striped my 47 t spur gear. i wanted to know i anyone has replaces their spur gears. i do not want to get a new one from redcat cause they suck. does anyone know where i can get new ones possibly metal ones?
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Old 09-28-2008, 10:28 PM
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no they dont make that one from redcat yet, and to my knowledge none others are compatible, if you mesh it right you wont have problems
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Old 09-29-2008, 08:42 PM
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still?? whats taking them so long...almost every week people are asking for some damn metal gears...and none can surface on the market. but at the same time its.................
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Old 10-01-2008, 01:39 PM
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Anyone else other than redcat make make a roto start for the Vertex VX 16?
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Old 10-03-2008, 07:37 AM
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I have an E PX PRO Tornado.... I have to change the main gear and the smaller gear (sorry, I'm not up on the correct terminology). Any tips on changing this out? Do I need to take the drive shaft out? It also looks like I have to move the motor.... how do I know when I put it back it to line it up correctly with the other gear? As you can tell I am a real rookie at this and would love any advise on this.

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Old 10-03-2008, 09:07 AM
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how fast will the tornado run i just bought one an it hasent came in yet are they good cars
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Old 10-03-2008, 02:12 PM
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yes they are great cars. im not sure exactly how fast it is, which one is it? is it the shockwave or the tornado bb, or s-30?
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Old 10-07-2008, 05:46 PM
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Could someone tell me what the problem is when your car stalls when it tries to shift into 2nd gear
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Old 10-07-2008, 08:45 PM
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Im assuming that its bogging down first right? Tighten the HSN a little, mine did the same thing and it was because its to rich.
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Old 10-08-2008, 01:30 AM
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ok do you know how to adjust the shift point?
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Old 10-08-2008, 02:42 PM
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tihstae if you are talking to me, i dont know how to do that
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Old 10-09-2008, 12:38 AM
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there are two grub screws on the transmission, one is slanted, that one changes the shift point. the other one holds it in. i just flip the car, make sure the brakes are on the left, and turn the bottom one. turn the one that changes the shift point in, like tighten it. to make it stay in first gear. then tune your car. put the hsn at 2 1/2 turns out, then the lsn put at flush with the collar, those are stock so tune from there. then after its tuned good, then you can loosen the grub screw on the tranny little by little till it shifts at high rpms. do you know how to tune?
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it was stalling because it was too lean, sorry
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Old 10-10-2008, 11:24 AM
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Please help...i just got my Tornado S-30 a few days ago...been having a hard time starting it for break-in procedure...now i notice my idle screw is gone....been looking for a part # and can't find one anywhere....really don't wanna wait several weeks for Redcat to send one out...is there anything compatible that maybe my lhs would carry...i called a couple places and they keep tellin me nothing fits the SH.18 but more SH.18 parts...am i totally screwed here?....also been reading the Tornado thread alot and noticing the cluthbell and spring upgrade but i think my set-up is all metal (did the magnet trick) so is that still necessary?
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Old 10-10-2008, 11:29 AM
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if it's RedCat you're screwed
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Old 10-10-2008, 11:33 AM
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yup its Redcat..and yup it looks like i'm screwed!
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Old 10-10-2008, 11:44 AM
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yup its Redcat..and yup it looks like i'm screwed!
Go to a hardware store. The screw should either be 3-5 mm and about a 1/4 inch long. Take the motor out and bring it with you to test fit.
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okay thanks a milli...i'm foaming at the chance to run this thing
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okay thanks a milli...i'm foaming at the chance to run this thing
NP, hey if your in the lansing area ever, pm me and let me know. It would be nice to have you at our local track.
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i can make some arrangements 2 come that way i'll let u know when i get some extra play time
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i can make some arrangements 2 come that way i'll let u know when i get some extra play time
Sounds good. Just drop me a PM.
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hey guys i got the Tornado S-30 up and running 2day....MAAANN IIIIII LLLLLOOOOVVVEE IIIITTTT!!!!!!....had a blast and it was just doing the break-in.....got 2 more tanks to go and i can only imagine how its gonna run when i open'er up and let it eat....i gotta say thanks for all the help everyone gave me....so totally glad i had the opportunity to really get into the hobby...again THANKS 2 U ALL!!!!!
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hey guys i got the Tornado S-30 up and running 2day....MAAANN IIIIII LLLLLOOOOVVVEE IIIITTTT!!!!!!....had a blast and it was just doing the break-in.....got 2 more tanks to go and i can only imagine how its gonna run when i open'er up and let it eat....i gotta say thanks for all the help everyone gave me....so totally glad i had the opportunity to really get into the hobby...again THANKS 2 U ALL!!!!!
Nice, hey, when you get a chance get some video of it running. Everyone here would love to see it
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hey, check out these rustler photos. i was running it instead of my tornado and the battery blew up! it's also un my home page.[img][/img]
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