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Old 11-15-2007, 08:35 AM
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a couple of spare spur gears, maybe some front a arms and dogbones. i havent broken a suspension part on any of my redcats since i got them, actually 1, on my lightning on road after kissing a wall on my local track, the c hub. i think besides those few things, you would be ok, you know murphys law, your sure to break the part you dont have, it always happens.
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Old 11-15-2007, 08:37 AM
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lol ya, and it is going to suck for me cause i have to order everything. We do not have no Hobbie shops around here and the closest one is like 3 hours a way and i went there the other day and while i was there i picked up that gas cause i know i would be getting the car soon. I can't wait to get it!
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Old 11-15-2007, 08:52 AM
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clermont ships fast, you will get things in 2 or 3 days.
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Old 11-15-2007, 08:36 PM
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ok thanks i will get the fail safe from them and the single speen trany! Hope i get the car tomorrow i ordered it last friday.
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Old 11-15-2007, 08:41 PM
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good bro, let me know when you get it an how you make out.
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Old 11-15-2007, 08:48 PM
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Thanks! I am about to order those two parts you told me the clutch bell and the single speen trany. but i cant find a fail safe anywere on that guys site? i really need one of them two. think there is anything else i would need?
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Old 11-15-2007, 08:55 PM
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email him about the failsafe. also maybe a couple of spur gears too, the 44tooth ones, its always good to have extras, email him about that too, i am not too sure which one it is for the single speed.
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Old 11-15-2007, 08:58 PM
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ok will do! then maybe i can just place my order tomorrow afternoon. It's amazing how these parts don't cost too much. figured they would all be out priced but everything is quit reasonable, so what all cars do you have? and whats your favorite?
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Old 11-15-2007, 09:02 PM
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lol, bro i have like 40 rc's or maybe more, i must say my favorite is the avalanche and tmaxx. onroad i like the lightning, rs4 and kyosho fw05. i have a few pictures on my gallery in my profile, check it out when you get a chance.
i have a monsoon on the way so it may take the place of the avalanche, lol.


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gawww lee that is a **** load! is the Tornado BB a good one too start out with? Do you work for redcat or something like that? These things look so fun i cant wait to get mine. I have always wanted one and never knew were to get one!
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Old 11-15-2007, 09:08 PM
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no, i dont work for redcat, i just help out on the forums for help, support when i get a chance. The bb is a great starter nitro, you will love it, just take your time and ask questions and you will be ok. i have many brands of rc's, i love them all. Most everyone on this forum are great people and very helpful, you will have a great time with it!!!!
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Old 11-15-2007, 09:41 PM
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i started out with the tornado xl, great buggy, i love it. it's been acting really weird lately, it wont start. i tried different glow plugs, different high-speed needle adjustments. i've done a lot of stuff and it didn't do anything else. hmmmmmmmmmmm i wonder if my gallon of nitro went bad.......... ggggggrrrreeeeaaaatt.
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Old 11-15-2007, 09:51 PM
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its possible. what plug are you using, use an os a3 or other hot plug.
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Old 11-15-2007, 10:57 PM
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oh, I thought you worked for them or something, you sure seem to know alot! You got alot of them cars man, I bet you got alot of money just in those. I want to fix mine up really good. When i get my christmas bonus i want to upgrade everything possible lol. can you put a bigger engine in the tornado or do you have to have a differnet car?
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Old 11-16-2007, 06:31 AM
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I had the same problem and it turned out to be a bad bottle of gas. Try some new gas..



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i started out with the tornado xl, great buggy, i love it. it's been acting really weird lately, it wont start. i tried different glow plugs, different high-speed needle adjustments. i've done a lot of stuff and it didn't do anything else. hmmmmmmmmmmm i wonder if my gallon of nitro went bad.......... ggggggrrrreeeeaaaatt.
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Old 11-16-2007, 09:06 AM
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Hey guys just a little suggestion...............Don't leave the sealed cap off your fuel for even a second..........you get the fuel bottle filled close the fuel source before you put the cap on the fuel bottle. Thats a little extreem but it keeps the fuel lasting a lot longer
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Old 11-16-2007, 10:39 AM
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yea i always left it on but my friend doesn't and is fuel has sat around for about 3months
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Old 11-16-2007, 11:17 AM
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oh, I thought you worked for them or something, you sure seem to know alot! You got alot of them cars man, I bet you got alot of money just in those. I want to fix mine up really good. When i get my christmas bonus i want to upgrade everything possible lol. can you put a bigger engine in the tornado or do you have to have a differnet car?

you dont need to go bigger just get an os cvrx .18 or the sh.18, great upgrades, more power, the sh.18 is great since you can use the engine replacement program, you pay only 1/2 the price.

take a look at them:

sh: http://redcatracing.com/itemdetail_p...tno=sh18engine

os: http://www.clermontmotorsports.com/s...lue-11j/Detail

the os is a better more powerful engine but it also costs 2x the price of the sh.
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ok i'll go and pay another $20.00 for another bottle of gas and i'll buy an o.s. plug. oh joy
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ok i will do for sure as soon as i get my bonus. hey i got a question. I need a fail safe right and i e-maild that guy to put one up and he did he put two difrent ones can you tell me which one i need for the BB
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Old 11-16-2007, 08:39 PM
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any one would be good, which ever one you want, they all basically do the same thing, make the car brake when the batter goes low or the radio signal stops or gets interfearence.
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oh ok but it will just hook up and work no problem? you dont have to get like a specific one that will hook to my car?
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Old 11-16-2007, 08:44 PM
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no, they work on all type servo plugs and recievers. if you need help, dennis or i will help you out hooking it up but its pretty easy.
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Hey also i wanted to get a differnt glow plug, oh i got the car today lol forgot to tell you still waiting to start it and all though. waiting on the glow plug to charge, can i get one through his site too while i am making this order? is there one that just takes batteries and i dont have to charge all the time?
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Old 11-16-2007, 08:55 PM
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they make one, i am sure he has it, if not on the site, email him. glad you got the car brother. get the os a3 plug, you will love it, he has them on his site too.
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