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02-04-2010, 04:16 PM
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Posted By jpilkinton

RE: I'm back too! Slowly!!!!!

Sure will bro! I have a few little updates to do to it. Gotta add bolt holes for big blocks, and the very small blocks(SH07, Infinity 05) and make the linkage for slide carbs.
The bike came with...
02-03-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jpilkinton

RE: I'm back too! Slowly!!!!!

Ooooopppsss! Forgot the pics of the stand...
02-03-2010, 04:35 PM
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Views: 650
Posted By jpilkinton

I'm back too! Slowly!!!!!

Hey guys(and gals!)!!!
I'm slowly coming back to life after a long line of work. For a minute there I didn't know if I had to learn this stuff all over.
I usually popped in and out a few times....
02-01-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 862
Posted By jpilkinton

Chain and Sprocket for TT Nitro and DX450

Does anyone know if the TT Ducati Nitro and the Duratrax DX450 use the same size chain?
I have a supply of any length of chain for the TT Nitro. I am wanting to order the front and rear sprocket...
01-24-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: Help with ported engine

Like the old saying goes, "you never know untill you try". Same goes for tuning the engine. You will never learn how to tune if you just keep taking it to someone and have them tune it. Just...
01-20-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,798
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: engine test stand

Thanks bro.
The header is from my TT Nitro Ducati motorcycle. Well actually the engine and header is from my motorcycle. I have just found out that a OS LA10 exhaust pipe fits on these small block...
01-19-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,798
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: engine test stand

Now before I started making this stand, I did go to a hobby shop and buy a couple of engine mounts, fuel line, and what-nots to built a cheap stand. Anthing that will hold the engine will do just...
01-18-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,798
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: engine test stand

Here is my Test/Break-In stand I just got finished:
I have made several hubs for different spur gears. The engine mounts are fully adjustable. Just need to make mounts for big blocks and the...
01-10-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,951
Posted By jpilkinton

Kyosho HOR Single Sided Extended Swingarm

I have had this motorcycle for about 12 years now and never got all the parts to run it and throughout the years lost some parts. If I can find some replacement parts I plan on putting it back...
01-03-2010, 04:34 PM
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Views: 67,580
Posted By jpilkinton

01-03-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,580
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: Venom-Racing GPV-1 motorcycle

I'm thinking about getting one of these too!
$149 with free shipping sounds too good to pass up on this RTR!
I want to stretch the bike out by making an extended rear swingarm(out of aluminum...
10-14-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: Day 2 testing Clockwork Go 7 port

Wow! You know your stuff bro!
Excellent job.....
10-13-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: Any ideas to keep air cleaner together??

I would just buy a motorsaver air filter.
10-08-2009, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: DTX .18 Back plate

I have converted several pullstarts to bump starts without buying a new backplate. I always just tap some threads in the bushing on the backplate and use sealer and thread a bolt in the bushing. They...
10-07-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,581
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: Anything you guys would like to see Himoto come out with?

I love them late models! What scale were those? 1/8?
Were they 4wd? I would love to see some 2wd's sliding the rear end around the turns. That would be killer!
10-04-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,957
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: new wanting to build a custom dragster

If ya got the tools and machines, you could build one from scratch. You would just need a few parts from RJSpeed. I think my custom build only cost about $70.
Of course I had the tools and machines...
10-03-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,096
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: engine start in reverse

Thanks for that great information Jim! That is very interesting stuff!
Check this out Jim, this is what I was thinking(very hard to do sometimes!!!), of course everything would have to be bolted...
10-02-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,096
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: engine start in reverse

I know that, that is why you would have to somehow reverse the crank timing.
I know that cutting in the wrong place would lead to disaster.... duh!
I was actually referring to reversing the...
09-29-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,182
Posted By jpilkinton

09-29-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,182
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: Who ran what 9/27/09

I have put my nitro hobby on hold for the moment. Life and work have put a strain on me. There are numerous new things I have yet tried out as far as my nitros, but I have to set them aside. I...
09-29-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,096
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: engine start in reverse

I have always wondered this myself. Is it just the crankshaft air/fuel port window the only thing stopping it from running backwards?
I was wondering if your could cut the window out a little more...
09-21-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,598
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: July-August Usermercial contest

Good job Adam! Congrats!
09-21-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: Carb Swapping

I swapped a slide carb from an SH18 to a SH12 that had a rotary crab and it worked like a charm. Just tune to the new carb specs. But you will probably have to make different adjustments since you...
09-16-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: VX .18 motor cleaning.

If I don't need to tear the engine down, I just plug the carb, plug the exhaust, and make sure the glowplug is still in there and spray it down with WD40 and let it soak in and spray it down again...
09-16-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By jpilkinton

RE: Pop question....

That is why I keep my rc's in the back of my truck. Also just in case I find a remote spot to run..
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