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Old 02-28-2008, 07:50 PM
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how do convert the tornado bb to a 2wd
run it till the front drive cup spins loose....lol
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Old 02-28-2008, 07:53 PM
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ehroof, do u sell the roto start?
If Ehroof doesn't, they have them at redcatracing.com
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Old 02-28-2008, 08:42 PM
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ehroof, do u sell the roto start?
If Ehroof doesn't, they have them at redcatracing.com
or you could buy this one http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXMVE0&P=7 it works great and has some kewl lil features
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Old 02-29-2008, 04:42 PM
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wow i just broke the rear axis holder. \how am i supposed to get the little nuts that are to the side out of the part?
i'll have pics later, but these will have to do for right now:

[link=http://redcatracing.com/pics_gallery/02013.jpg]http://redcatracing.com/pics_gallery/02013.jpg[/link]
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Old 02-29-2008, 05:23 PM
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here (sorry about the really low quality pics[]):

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i bought a 2 hand tornado and the screw on the carb was played with so how can i get back the factory settings?
the engine runs too fast could it be becaus of that screw?
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Old 02-29-2008, 08:44 PM
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anybody have problems with their muffler melting...i had to drill a hole through the baffle..it really barks now.
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Old 02-29-2008, 08:47 PM
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yup///could be ur throttle trim too...set idle screw to 1 mm open by looking in the throat of the carb...high end needle should be around 2 1/2 and low should be flush.(approx 2 to 2 1/2...should get ya runnin and adjust from there....
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here (sorry about the really low quality pics[]):

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woah were did that Cornholio picture come from? lol.

how do i get that that little nob that connects the axis holder to the arm off so i cant get the holder off
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Old 02-29-2008, 10:08 PM
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anybody have problems with their muffler melting...i had to drill a hole through the baffle..it really barks now.


what temp you runnin?...lol..hopefully ur getting exhaust to push the fuel to the carb after drilling
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Old 02-29-2008, 10:11 PM
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the muffler is only plastic and it was about 240....cant seem to get it ower than that.
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Old 02-29-2008, 10:19 PM
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u must be talking about the peice that attahes the header to the muffler..guessing ur buggy is fairly new..I'm new to rc but I changed mine to aftermarket...seem to hold up better
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Old 02-29-2008, 11:02 PM
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yea my exhaust melted also
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what temp gun do you guys recomend? Im thinking about getting one, I think it would come in handy, what do u have now and what would you have got if u had to get another one?
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Old 03-01-2008, 09:55 AM
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i bought a duratrax off ebay it was like 27 bucks
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Old 03-01-2008, 10:14 AM
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I just received hpi roto start and back plate (also battery and charger),glow plugs, fuel tubing, after run oil, air filter oil (1 case, they made an accident), and tie straps. So I charge up everything and started her up then i had problems keeping her running but anyways i got it running so i went for a run but I just couldn't get the gears to mesh properly so it resulted in me stripping the 1st gear.[:@]
so what exactly do i need?
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Old 03-02-2008, 02:27 AM
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Save yourself lots of time and money and swap to the one speed set-up.. Won't go through gears near as often. And yes I know it's slower but it will save tons.
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Old 03-02-2008, 06:46 AM
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yeah i switched to the one speed and 13 tooth clutch bell because im gonna race it on a small track and it has crazy acceleration. i have a Snap-on brand temp gun and a cheap one and they both do the same, no difference
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Old 03-02-2008, 11:05 AM
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hmm...i think i might just have to switch to the 1 speed..anyways is there a kit that i can get with every thing i need?
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Old 03-02-2008, 11:39 AM
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Yes there is BUT I think everyone is out of them right now.

http://www.clermontmotorsports.com/s...iff-kit/Detail
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well then i would have to buy that another time , what do i need to replace my 1st gear?
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http://www.clermontmotorsports.com/s...le-gear/Detail
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Old 03-02-2008, 04:27 PM
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and which screws are the ones that hold the engine mounts to the chassis ?
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My steering servo saver is worn out, probably because the bigger tires and lower gearing. Anyone know of one that works and holds up better?
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get this: http://www.clermontmotorsports.com/s...-torque/Detail
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