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    caldera 3.0 needle settings...

    hey guys, i was wondering if anyone could tell me the settings they have for thelow speed needle and high speed needle? i know that temperature and weather can affect this setting, but i just want to...
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    RE: Engine trouble

    hey man, i'm sorry about your problems. i can't give you a direct answer, but i hear redcat is pretty good about replacing the engine. by the way, i also have a caldera 3.0, and have had numerous...
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    spurr gear problem on caldera 3.0

    okay, so i have a problem. i stripped a few teeth off my spurr gear and now i need to replace it. would you guys suggest the steel spurr gear that redcat offers, or would the platic replacement be...
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    problem with starting engine

    hey guys, i have another question regarding my caldera 3.0. i can start the engine up easily enough, but as soon as i take the glow igniter off of the glow plug, the engine dies. i'm assuming this...
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    RE: question about 2 speed transmission

    okay, thanks for the info. yes, it is more of a bashing truck, but i will be running it on a track as well.
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    RE: question about 2 speed transmission

    is it possible to redline a nitro engine? if so, how do you know when you are getting close to redlining it?
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    question about 2 speed transmission

    hey guys, i have a question. i have a caldera 3.0 and this truck has a two speed sealed transmission. now this may be a silly question, but i'm new to R/C racing so please dont judge. When driving...
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    hey guys, just a quick update.  does anyone think my problems could be caused by the clutch shoe spring?  my local hobby shop, as well as the how-to videos on redcats website stated that if there is...
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    metal clutch pads for caldera 3.0

    hey guys, does anyone know if you can buy metal clutch pads for the caldera 3.0? the clutch pads on the redcat website don't state whether they are metal or not.
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    there are a few bubbles here and there when i first try starting the engine, but when i get the engine running there aren't any bubbles.
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    RE: what model do you want?

    how bout my current vehicle to work properly!
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    hey, i will definately consider shipping my truck to you to see what you can do. i actually got the engine out of the truck, but in the process i stripped all four heads for the engine mount (not...
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    okay, so no luck with the shop i took my truck to. apparently they don't work on redcats! i mean c'mon! all i need is a little professional help and nobody is there when you need them!
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    okay, so no luck finding what the problem is, so i'm taking the truck to my local hobby shock and hopefully they can figure out what the problem is.
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    okay, i watched some videos by that squirrel guy on youtube and he actually suggest adjusting the throttle servo arm. i'm really hoping that it is simply a problem with the idle screw and low speed...
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    okay, sounds good, i appreciate all the help man. i will mess with the idle screw tonight and see what i can do. and most of the information i have has actually come from those videos, but thanks...
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    okay, so i got 4 full tanks through the break-in process and it is starting up easier and i guess it is running stronger. however, i'm still having the problem where it revs up high enough in idle...
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    alright, thanks for the info about heating up the engine.
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    okay, hey i appreciate it man. sorry if i sounded a little frustrated, i just didn't expect the difficulty of the break-in period. i should have, after all that i have read, but its different when...
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    okay, so the high idle isn't a bad thing, but having it idle fast will cause the wheels to spin, correct? when i had it idling up on a block with the wheels spinning, i grabbed one of the wheels to...
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    RE: brand new truck

    hey man, i was wondering if youcould tell me your break-in procedure. i'm having trouble with mine. the book at one section says the factory setting for the high needle of 2 1/2 turns out from closed...
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    RE: nitro caldera 3.0 gear mesh question

    lol, okay. the way these things are built i figured one good jump wouldn't destroy it.</p>
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    okay, i think i just figured out the problem. i have the high speed needle set 4 1/2 times out (counterclockwise) from closed, and the book says that it should be around 2 1/2, but it also says at...
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    the reving up was actualy going on during the entire tank. is there anything i can do for the low pressure in the tank?
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    RE: new caldera 3.0 break in problems...

    okay, that sounds good, i will put the truck on the ground next time with a block in front of it. the car doesn't die toward the end of the tank, it just revs up after a minute or two and then dies....
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