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Old 06-03-2008, 04:27 PM
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Default VX 18 Specs

Hey i was looking around today and look what i found

Vertex VX .18 Engine Specifications:

Engine Size - .18(2.95ccm)
Exhaust - Side
Bore - 16.5mm
Stroke - 14.0mm
Liner - ABC
Number of Ports - 3+1
Piston - High-silicium alloy
Glowplug - Standard
Carburettor - Rotary
Power Output - 1.08Hp
Max RPM - 32,000
Weight - 258g
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Old 06-03-2008, 04:37 PM
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are sure 1.08hp is right? it sounds like very little for a .18!
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Old 06-03-2008, 04:47 PM
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are sure 1.08hp is right? it sounds like very little for a .18!
ooh ya... remember this a 2 stroke and it runs on nitro methane and methal alcohal.... if it was gas and 4 stroke it would only make about .25hp so ya
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Old 06-03-2008, 04:54 PM
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and some of the other .18 engines are 2hp or more...
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Old 06-03-2008, 06:28 PM
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ADVERTISED horsepower. In reality, the VX18 probably makes less than 1/2hp, I'm guessing.

Shoot, on the HSP website, it claims 2.1 or 2.6 or something retarded like that. Believe what you want, right?
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Old 06-03-2008, 07:13 PM
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horsepower is a number thats used to sell products. Its a decent engine for an RTR vehicle, but leaves plenty of room (power-wise) for the owner to upgrade to a more potent engine if one chooses to do so.
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Old 06-03-2008, 10:35 PM
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1.08 is probably a good honest value. It's only a 3-port and only revs to 32000 so it makes sense - many of the 1.5hp+ engines have more ports and go to 40k or even 50k rpm
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Cam did you see an engine break down you know part by part I know a guy on here was looking for it about a month ago and I couldn't find one.
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Cam did you see an engine break down you know part by part I know a guy on here was looking for it about a month ago and I couldn't find one.
well i dont know of one rod, but i will look...
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Cam did you see an engine break down you know part by part I know a guy on here was looking for it about a month ago and I couldn't find one.

I think this is what you are looking for.

Pdf takes a little bit to load but it is on the first page.

http://www.redcatracing.com/documents/trucks-13-20.pdf

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That would be it hopefully the person that was asking sees this, I can't find the post he made so I can't pm him.
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here rod. here is the exploded view...

http://www.plaig.com.au/VX18.jpg
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i saw some one do a dyno with a bb using the vx.18 w/tuned pipe. it wouldnt pull 2nd but it showed 8/10 hp
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Old 06-22-2008, 03:55 PM
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I checked it and it was 0.8 to 1 hp not 8 to 10... that is a littel over doing it!
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8/10 = 0.8

School much?
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lol Dont even talk about school i just finished it, so i dont want to talk about it! lol BACK TO RC STUFF!!! ya i looked at the video and it sayed .8hp so i dont know...
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cam did you just graduate??
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nope going into gr. 11
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oh that sucks you still got two years left, oh well almost out, it goes by fast.
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