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Old 01-30-2008, 01:59 PM
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they dont put foam in a lot of 1/10 tires
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Old 01-30-2008, 02:14 PM
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I don't see on thier site that it is warrentied. and for what? to send me an other radio that goes 30 yards? No biggie. The car works better than I thougth it would for the price, so I'm happy overall.

I would like to find some desent replacement tires. the lack of foam really makes them squooshy, and they just seem tiny to me, as if it were made for street.

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redcat warranties their electronics for 30 days, figured exceed would too.

most 1/10 buggys run those size tires, if you want bigger you would have to get a truggy or stadium truck. The tornado tires work fine with no foam inside, there not that big and dont really need it. almost any rim with a 12mm hex will fit, some people put truck tires on them but then they are geared way too high. I would suggest sticking with the tires then buying a truck one day.
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Old 01-30-2008, 02:24 PM
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30day warenties on electronics? didnt know that![&:] lol
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Old 01-30-2008, 02:42 PM
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for some reason to get my tornado bb to shift i have to have the shift adjustment screw so far out that it rubs on the second gear. i had it shifting a little to earley so hopefully it will still shift if i screw it in just enough to not hit. doesnt really matter tho cause i just bought the one speed set up
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Old 01-30-2008, 03:27 PM
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my pipe broke and i cant get the little nub that keeps the pipe on the holder to come off (it snapped off the pipe) is there a tool i need to get it off or do i just have to get another pipe holder?
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Old 01-30-2008, 03:48 PM
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there is a grub screw at the end of the pipe that the pipe holder is held by, its an allen head.
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Old 01-30-2008, 05:27 PM
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oh thanks i would have wasted an hour going to my hobby shop to find out what i needed
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Old 01-30-2008, 05:49 PM
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Ok, the washer gets me close but I still need a bit more at the bottom of the wheel, does anyone know if the HPI 12mm hex hub extenders will work or something similar that is cheaper?

link to what i am thinking about: http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXSVV7&P=7
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Old 01-30-2008, 06:37 PM
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i dont know but thats alot of money for that. what is the problem? what rc do you have and what are you trying to put on it.
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Old 01-30-2008, 07:13 PM
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I have a Tornado XP/Shockwave and I am trying to mount 2.2 beadlocks with tires. I have a 13 tooth clutch bell installed, ran like a beast with the stock setup lol. The problem that I am having is that the a-arm will not clear the bottom of the wheel. If I space it with washers to the point where it is clear the hexes don't catch and there isn't enough stud to get the wheel nut on.

Another option that I have is to trim the inner beadlock ring, that might give me the clearance I need, but the hub extenders would get me there too.
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Old 01-30-2008, 08:18 PM
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will this:
[link=http://redcatracing.com/itemdetail_part.asp?partno=02031a]http://redcatracing.com/itemdetail_part.asp?partno=02031a[/link]
replace the other manifold on the vx-16 engine that come with the shockwave without having to get any other parts? the one i have has a crack and i want one that goes with the mufler.
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Old 01-30-2008, 08:21 PM
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it should. i have a chrome header like that and a chrome pipe tuned pipe. it lookes cool and it makes it run a little faster. the pipe is a smartech but it does the job
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thanks, the big metal bulky header burnt a hole into my body. lol.
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Old 01-30-2008, 09:08 PM
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I have a Tornado XP/Shockwave and I am trying to mount 2.2 beadlocks with tires. I have a 13 tooth clutch bell installed, ran like a beast with the stock setup lol. The problem that I am having is that the a-arm will not clear the bottom of the wheel. If I space it with washers to the point where it is clear the hexes don't catch and there isn't enough stud to get the wheel nut on.

Another option that I have is to trim the inner beadlock ring, that might give me the clearance I need, but the hub extenders would get me there too.

you need this to help you out:
2 of these: http://www.redcatracing.com/itemdeta...p?partno=08064
1 of these: http://www.redcatracing.com/itemdeta...p?partno=08065

this is the setup for the sv and should get you going good, give you enough space
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Old 01-30-2008, 09:10 PM
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will this:
[link=http://redcatracing.com/itemdetail_part.asp?partno=02031a]http://redcatracing.com/itemdetail_part.asp?partno=02031a[/link]
replace the other manifold on the vx-16 engine that come with the shockwave without having to get any other parts? the one i have has a crack and i want one that goes with the mufler.

yes, its a great upgrade
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Old 01-30-2008, 09:33 PM
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Awesome, thanks ehroof,

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Old 01-30-2008, 09:56 PM
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yeah the old one burnt mine to but now with the new one it burned another hole. but hope fully the redcat one is made not to hit the plastic
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Old 01-30-2008, 09:57 PM
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Old 01-30-2008, 10:00 PM
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me 4,5,6,7,8,9 etc. its very common for an exhaust to burn and melt a body, happens to almost all of mine, all brands.
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ok so i have $100 and i want to upgrade my tornado bb (i'm going to buy from clearmont motorsports) any suggestions?
my tornado is all stock but i have an old futaba magnum radio and receiver that i plan to install (high quality radio!!).
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ok so i have $100 and i want to upgrade my tornado bb any suggestions( i'm going to buy from clearmont motorsports) any suggestions?
my tornado is all stock but i have an old futaba magnum radio and receiver that i plan to install (high quality radio!!).

100% this engine: http://www.clermontmotorsports.com/s...lue-11j/Detail

that will be the best investment you could make, your buggy will scream.
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Old 01-31-2008, 11:58 AM
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quick question. Is the tsunami exactly the same car as the tornado BB with bigger tires and a truck body. or are there any differeces I should know about.

I still would like to change my cluth to the HPI with lower gearing but I'm not clear on weather or not it will bolt on. ehroof, you said i would need some bearing to make it fit. wich ones?
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the suspension is different, shock towers, shocks. you can use that hpi clutch bell but you will need this to do it:

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/WTI0001P?&I=LXM730
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/WTI0001P?&I=LXM766
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/WTI0001P?&I=LXM861
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Old 01-31-2008, 01:45 PM
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cool thanks! I think I'll do that.

Witch car has the better suspension? Should I just gert a tornado, and put tsunami wheels on it?

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Old 01-31-2008, 01:48 PM
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they are both good, its really up to you, i like them both. The tsunami is good for deeper grass and rougher terrain, the buggy handles better on grass and flat off road. They both have their pluses. get the buggy then the truggy or the truggy then the buggy, lol
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