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    RE: Firestorm O.S. Engine Swap

    Ah thanks to all the nice advice I got mine in a while ago, just recently tuned it and yes, it is nuts.

    Wheelies with a pull of the throttle at almost any speed, crazy fast and only running at...
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    RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

    Couldn't have done it without yo help nate [8D] I will hopefully race it next weekend hmmm....
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    RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

    Is the engine block the same?! not sure if the turbo would fit... it would definitely be interesting but IMO this cv-rx i just put in rips and i haven't even broken it in yet :D

    How would it be...
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    RE: Firestorm O.S. Engine Swap

    well i got it in and everything all together... i will post pictures when i get home tonight if i remember... what do you guys recommend for break in? what is the normal running temp for this thing?
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    RE: Firestorm O.S. Engine Swap

    ah thanks nate but i got it! it was all those dang washers that came off the g3.0... they wouldn't let the bearings spin so i just put three before the screw head and it works perfectly and i was...
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    RE: Firestorm O.S. Engine Swap

    The standard one...
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    RE: Firestorm O.S. Engine Swap

    WELL i was wandering what happened here... I cut my shaft 3/16" off and then removed the friction plate that came with the motor, placed the flywheel collet over the square key, put flywheel on the...
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    RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

    To basically sum up what yakfish has lined out here in an idiot-proof format

    >> Installing the CV-RX into your Firestorm <<
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    RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

    I believe I got the long shaft, which I will have to cut and I got the pilot shaft as well so I was just wandering the order of things... Which you lined out!

    Thanks!
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    RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

    Well my motor came in today and I am wandering exactly how the clutch bell/shaft set-up goes.... is it exactly how the G3.0 comes apart?!
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    RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

    yeah yakfish... you are pretty helpful :D i want to see the MT2 after the drop in! keep us updated!
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    RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

    awesome i took your advice and went the associated route with the pilot shaft.... do you just cut original shaft back a little and then screw on the pilot shaft? thanks for all the answers!!![8D]
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    RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

    Ah i see now! thanks for the picture! so it just needs to be raised? I am going to just order the motor with the associated mounts.... but i am still wandering if the pilot would slip onto the short...
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    RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

    what does pilot even denote? I am all ready to order one I just need to figure out what would be the best route, the short shaft with pilot shaft or cut the long shaft on the other one combined with...
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    RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

    hey yakfish that would be awesome :D I am contemplating getting rid of this G3.0 and buying the cv-rx.... is it really worth it?!
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    RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

    Thank you for the mini-tut on what needs to be done! I have been searching for that info!! What would you need to cut on the original mounts to make them work??
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    RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

    I am wandering the exact same thing!!! Is it the O.S. 18CV-RX w/11J Rotary Carb or the O.S. 18CV-RX (S) w/11J Rotary Carb ?!?!
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    Firestorm G3.0 = fecal matter

    Well I think the stock motor on the firestorm (Nitro star 3.0cc .18) is the most finicky motor to fine tune. Anyone have any tips?! Any similar stories?! I raced last weekend and the settings on the...
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    RE: Walkera 22E Lets Talk

    This is my first heli so i am brand new to all of this so please excuse my ignorance.... does anyone have a problem with the servo closest to the nose locking all the way up? It doesn't receive any...
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    my homemade gasser

    hey here is my boat I made from my homelite weed eater [8D] it's all video...i will post pics sometime http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPw9q41T044
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    RE: do fuel scents harm your engine

    haha i have wandered the same thing... i would love to huff some bubble gum flavor haha....i wander if it burns the nose like good 'ol nitro
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    RE: newby says hi

    yay bro congrats
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    BuzzBomber.... thanks for the info!!! I will order it when i have money! Does nitro cleaner work good? Can i use acetone or something instead?
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    [8D] do you have to have a special bit? do you have to have a backplate thing to make it work? do i still have to buy the roto kit?
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    my recoil is going out.....:eek: is the roto start worth it?
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