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RedcatRacing 02-27-2009 04:13 PM

HOW TO VIDEOS
 
The following How To Videos have been created to help all nitro car owners.

We will continuously update the first thread in this post as new videos become available.

You can also find these videos on the Redcat Racing website.


[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uW6G1P4rWys]Setting up your nitro vehicle part 1.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGUK7_uRiWQ]Setting up your nitro vehicle part 2.[/link]
[link=http://www.metacafe.com/watch/2344074/setting_up_volcano_sv_part_iii_starting_the_baby/]Setting up your nitro vehicle part 3.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_dmf1b7Jow]Breaking in the engine.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ClfF-Tw4VM]Tuning your engine and understanding the carburetor.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5SWwdxOuCw]Setting your gear mesh.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4EsRiZ1XPc]Keeping your RC Vehicle Clean.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Dc1je1sd1c&feature=channel_page]Why does your engine rev after starting?[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXfVCQJE1Ik]How to adjust the front wheel alignment of your RC vehicle.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxUqkA6NFrI]How to adjust the brakes on your nitro vehicle.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jI0hk8acAk4]Why does your Nitro engine quit after braking?[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjZ6ekm8SH0]How to remove your 2 speed gearbox.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVQlJuZIaLQ]How to set your 2 speed shifting time for Volcano T2, Sandstorm 21, Landslide and Landslide 21.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFIyf-OcqbY]How to reinstall your 2 speed gearbox.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE1nEsknKrA]How to repair your 2 speed gearbox. Volcano T2, Sandstorm 21, Landslide and Landslide 21.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaIfI2LD3tg]How to rebuild your 2 shoe clutch.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jan8OuOMuBs]How to replace your pullstart with an electric starter.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThDe8UzrOK0]How to replace, install and test your glowplug.[/link]
[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxEwkBRLFC8]How to remove your nitro engine.[/link]


[link=http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=431EB5E9B315043D]View lots of other videos from Ali Shanmao.[/link] Ali was hired about a month ago to work with Redcat in many areas. He is focusing now on videos, but will be spending a lot of time in our factories and will be working on many different projects for Redcat. We welcome him to the company and in the near future will be joining the forums here at RCU.

If you have recommendations for RC videos you would like to see, please post them here.

Darin






alishanmao 02-27-2009 10:19 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
Thank you so much RedCat Racing for making a sweet Entry for me on RCUniverse Forums.

RC Vehicles Hobbyist (and RedCat Racing Vehicle Owners) are always welcome to contact me at alishanmao@gmail.com

All RedCat Racing videos are available with one easy to find and one click playlist at [link=http://www.youtube.com/alishanmao]AliShanMao's Youtube Channel[/link] (main page).

Also exclusively for those who'd like to watch on Metacafe or having troubles accessing Youtube, can find all RedCat Racing Videos at [link=http://www.metacafe.com/channels/redcat+racing]RedCat Racing on MetaCafe [/link]

Cheers

AliShanMao

dipbee92 03-22-2009 04:25 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
i have a tornado bb
nd my glow plug jus want
i use 20% fuel nd im worndering what
other glow plug i can use
nd also i have a .18 engine

firebird78 03-22-2009 08:06 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
os 3a plugs work well on small blocks and are most likely available at your lhs...alotta people also like the mccoy 59 plug...also available at alotta lhs's

alishanmao 03-22-2009 11:05 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
Use an OS#8. will do the job. Go for Hot plugs.

jigawatt 06-14-2009 12:33 AM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
Great addition!  I can see this being a new hot spot for newcomers.

nubzorz 07-12-2009 06:15 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
nice ali you make the best vids for redcat (:

AliRedCatRacing 07-12-2009 09:59 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
Thanks mate.

Doing my job with dedication :D I love RC :D

dakotanut 09-09-2009 02:06 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
Any idea why my Volcano SV wants to keep on running away? I set the carb like in you videos. I'm stumped. Really good videos.

RCToysNh 09-09-2009 03:06 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 

Quote:

ORIGINAL: dakotanut

Any idea why my Volcano SV wants to keep on running away? I set the carb like in you videos. I'm stumped. Really good videos.
If you drive circles around yourself at say 10 ft does it run ok, or is this 'runaway' at a distance. You might want to install a failsafe and check that your batteries are secure in radio and receiver pack.

dakotanut 09-09-2009 03:26 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
NO. As soon as I start it now it wants to just take off. I set the carbs idle and then it will still do it buy die when I hit the brake. I'm wondering if the rod from the servo to the carb is wrong. Maybe those stops on the rod got knocked out of whack or something?

RCToysNh 09-09-2009 06:50 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 

Quote:

ORIGINAL: dakotanut

NO. As soon as I start it now it wants to just take off. I set the carbs idle and then it will still do it buy die when I hit the brake. I'm wondering if the rod from the servo to the carb is wrong. Maybe those stops on the rod got knocked out of whack or something?
Make sure trim on radio is not turned up. Also try adjusting the spring tension on the throttle rod.

chevyderek72 09-09-2009 10:42 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
If your engine is stopping when you hit the brakes turn your idle screw up, your idle screw hold the carb open a certain amount. and turn your trim so your carb is just at where the idle screws holds it open just enough and then it opens all the way.

AliRedCatRacing 09-10-2009 10:57 AM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
There is a video on my channel

Why Engine quits when I brake

also check

why engine revs right after starting.

it will solve your problem :)

dakotanut 09-10-2009 01:40 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
Ok. I set everything last night but the igniter went dead. Only had like .9 volts on it. Hmmmmm.............? I'll let yall know when I get to it tonight. Thanks.

dakotanut 09-14-2009 12:02 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
I got it. Runs like a champ now. How long should a tank of fuel last? Is that dependent on tuning? Lean = less fuel consumption? Rich = more fuel consumption?

greenmatter 10-09-2009 07:42 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
Thanks very helpful!http://www.photosnag.com/img/4936/n0...vnsn/clear.gif<div></div>

brushless4life 01-22-2011 05:13 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNmHhX-PR40<div>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbIdOJDHtVc</div><div>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OybYUeHTqmM</div>

captphil 01-25-2011 11:31 AM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
I have an Earthquake 8E and want to know if there are any videos on how to ad gear oil to the diffs, or to access the diffs for shimmonmg?
Thanks

formula87 01-25-2011 01:38 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 

Quote:

ORIGINAL: captphil

I have an Earthquake 8E and want to know if there are any videos on how to ad gear oil to the diffs, or to access the diffs for shimmonmg?
Thanks
Don't know if this is okay to post as this should be a locked threadif not delete.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_10173683/tm.htm

This is a post on the vids I madeshimming the diffs but you may not need to shim them and with filling them just take out the 4 screws (have not done a vid on this I may well do one) just be easy on the screws.open up and becareful not to disturb the gears inside and fill almost all the way then put back together still easy on the screws.

mudbucket72 02-24-2011 10:25 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
any how toos on the rs10 xt??

chumly222 08-12-2011 03:22 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
Any vids on how to change the drive cup "c" on a valcano S30 differential? Even some helpfull advice would be nice. I have the diff out of the vehicle, removed back cover, have the gear in hand with the cups sticking out both sides........................Now how the heck do I get them out. they are not held in with a set screw  or any "e" clips that I can see

honkeychris 10-17-2011 10:18 AM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
ive ran into major problems with my lightning epx pro "brushless" .changed to a reedy motor 3300kv same size as stock ... the gearing"pinion and spur"..... i wanted to go faster.. changed the pinion to a 31... 3 runs, blown!.... changed to a 65t steal spur, pinion blows right away... back and forth with spurs and pinions... its getting pricey!... now ive been running a 3s lipo.... could that be my problem? too much power? would a 2s lipo work better? and why is that steal spur blowin pinions out right away? ... when meshing my gears i do the old piece of paper trick.. is that maybe my problem? i call redcat tech support and there not to much help... they dont advise runnin 3slipo or gearing up past what they sell...... pleas help me ! im a hpi/traxxas guy but i love my redcats and i want it to keep up with the big boys! .... WHAT AM I DOING WRONG!?!?!

formula87 10-17-2011 02:18 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
I would put this ques in the redcat forum instead of the how to vids section more will see it. http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/f...wink_smile.gif

honkeychris 10-17-2011 02:51 PM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
i did already..... thanx!

AmazingRCstore 12-30-2011 10:20 AM

RE: HOW TO VIDEOS
 
Thank you Redcat Racing and Ali for the GREAT videos, they are really instructive and easy to understand. Keep up the great work, we are proud to be redcat dealers.

Ekstewe 07-31-2015 12:47 AM

I'm a noob! so please go easy on me! I just bought a Redcat sandstorm TK pro and cant figure out how to program the esc. can you help? I want to run a lipo battery


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