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Old 06-01-2008, 06:09 AM
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No that clutch won't fit......................try an MIP clutch there great [&o]
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Old 06-01-2008, 06:57 AM
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Quick question does any one know of any different dog bones that will fit the tusnami.I keep bending and breaking the stock ones.I tried some off my storm but the ends are to big.Any ideas?
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Old 06-01-2008, 07:54 AM
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I thought eminent was using the HPI dogbones, but he may have changed the axles as well. Id check with him though
Lynx what clutch are you talking about?
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Old 06-01-2008, 10:28 AM
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I will have them up on my site some day [] but go to google and type in MIP clutch, that will get you started OK I did the work here is the link to [link=http://www.miponline.com/MIP/Home.html]M I P[/link]
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Old 06-01-2008, 10:30 AM
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eminentguitar has come up with a way to put in the MT2 cvd's I think............you should PM him [:-]
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Old 06-01-2008, 12:24 PM
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this is tru lol its easy but not on your wallet
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Old 06-01-2008, 12:39 PM
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eminent are the cvd's a straight drop in or did you have to mod anything.
Also, my truck doesnt seem to be shifting and I cant find the settings in the manual or online. Does anyone know how many turns out the screw should be? Thanks
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lynx, you mean these? [link=http://www.miponline.com/MIP/Hop-Ups/Pages/HPI_Hop-Ups.html#0]clutch[/link]

also, I have a little, problem, I was leaning out the HSN then I revved the engine for 2 seconds, to clear it out of the old setting, and saw that the HSN turned by itself clockwise while I was at WOT for the 2 secs. Is this normal, or do I have a serious problem, I ran the truck afterward with no problems and plenty of smoke.
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Old 06-01-2008, 05:40 PM
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eminent are the cvd's a straight drop in or did you have to mod anything.
Also, my truck doesnt seem to be shifting and I cant find the settings in the manual or online. Does anyone know how many turns out the screw should be? Thanks
Yes there are mods lots and lots of mods lol.
Here is the deal. You need mt2 18ss A arms, Cvd's, rear axle carriers and the entire inner diff from the mt2 18ss You cant buy the entire diff sad to say you have to buy them piece by piece. NOTE- the redcat pinnion does not work with the hpi gears. You just put the hpi diff into the redcat housing it fits great. You will also need the turnbuckles from the mt2. Unless your willing to do some real mods and cut down the mt2 cvd's and weld on the ball from the redcat dog bone lol its only about a 15 minut job if you have everything you need. I think thats it man. If I think of anything els ill let you know. You may want to put the mt2 18ss dog bone and cups on there too the one that goes between the tranny and the diff. They fit great.
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what is a good setting on the tsunami for good performance
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Old 06-01-2008, 10:52 PM
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Oooof!
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Old 06-01-2008, 11:10 PM
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hey, anyone has had the same little mishap as me? the one I posted in bottom of the last page.
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Old 06-01-2008, 11:12 PM
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I've never seen that. The needles should be snug enough with the washers that they cant turn on their own. If they are you should check those washers out. Is there gas leaking out from the needle at all?
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You might need new O rings man. Im sure there are O rings in the HSN
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Old 06-01-2008, 11:55 PM
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O-rings... thats what I meant.. sorry bout that, been a long day.
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Old 06-02-2008, 12:00 AM
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lol no problem man. I only got 3 hours sleep last night so I know how you feel. MY TSUNAMI IS ALIVE MWUHAHAHAHAHAAAAAAA!!!! Thanks to a hammer, vice and keeping my temper cool the chassis is nice and straight....... for now lol. Bashing tomorrow YAY
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Old 06-02-2008, 12:16 AM
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You fixed the frame man? WHOOOOOOOO.Thats great news
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Old 06-02-2008, 07:43 AM
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See I told you that you would fix it....
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Old 06-02-2008, 09:49 AM
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well, ran it again, and the needle didn't move, I'll the o-rings on and see if I can find new ones, just in case, and no, there isn't any fuel leaking anywhere, this thing is sealed.
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Old 06-02-2008, 10:22 AM
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If the o-rings are good and no fuel is leaking out then you have me stumped.. It shouldnt have been able to turn on its own. But as long as its working you should be good.
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yeah, I tend to get cars like this, with rare symptoms that no one can explain, like my freak xmod board (EP) that could hold 9 volts and never once exploded, lol
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My brother in law runs 9 volts on all his x-mods they really rip.

The chasssis turned out great its just a little bit bent where the engine bolts on but I think it will be ok because it straightens out as soon an I tighten the engine. I took some pics of it.

KeithjV you might be able to just put the hpi mt2 diff cups in the redcat gears you know the ones that go through your bevel gears. That would save you loads of cash man.
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hmm I like the sound of that. Ill have to check it out as soon as I get the new cvd's. Hopefully they'll be here in a few days.
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sweet, eminent, I'm working on making a hobby grade one, it has the pro-pulse's RX/TX, esc and motor installed, working on mounting a custom body on it right now.
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Does anyone know the stock shift point setting? How many turns out it should be? My truck doesnt seem to be shifting so I want to reset it and go from there
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