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10-18-2016, 05:05 AM
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Posted By supertib

In terms of offroad performance and durability...

In terms of offroad performance and durability the ARRMA Kraton is going to make those Slashes look like toys... The kraton is a heavy duty 1/8 basher based closely off the Durango DNX408T racing...
08-21-2016, 07:05 AM
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Posted By supertib

The LST manifold actually performed better then I...

The LST manifold actually performed better then I expected it to... definitely a surprise to see it make that much bottom end.....
08-21-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 184
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Posted By supertib

there is no real performance difference... the...

there is no real performance difference... the Boost will see less power drop from heat saturation due to its style of head button...but other then that they are the same engine for all intents and...
08-20-2016, 06:53 PM
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Posted By supertib

Been a little while,,but I finally got to testing...

Been a little while,,but I finally got to testing the Modified Boost 28 on several manifolds.... 41032 Offroad, Stock LST, Picco Onroad and the Novarossi 41017.... Here are the graphs for both peak...
08-06-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By supertib

Get a ARRMA Kraton 6S..... can be found for...

Get a ARRMA Kraton 6S..... can be found for $400.00 with coupons....nothing Traxxas makes will compete with this unit for performance and durability..it is unreal !

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06-16-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 184
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Posted By supertib

You can run high nitro with super tight deck...

You can run high nitro with super tight deck height as long as the bowl volume isn't too small.... most buttons today are fairly relaxed and set for 30% or even 40% nitro.... s when you only run 10%...
06-16-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 184
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Posted By supertib

You may already have the deck height set...

You may already have the deck height set correctly by what you have done but without proper measurement there is no way to know for sure..a dial indicator is the only way accurate enough to set it...
06-16-2016, 12:23 PM
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Posted By supertib

As i say..there is nothing you did or can do that...

As i say..there is nothing you did or can do that will match what just setting a proper deck height will do ..in other words if we were to compare the 2 engines...yours with whatever mods you could...
06-16-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 184
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Posted By supertib

Careful with doing "work" to these engines..I...

Careful with doing "work" to these engines..I would estimate that 90% of what is commonly believed to increase power actually ends up losing power once you have the ability to test it. Without any...
06-16-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 184
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Posted By supertib

I have dyno graphs of a stock Picco 28 on a...

I have dyno graphs of a stock Picco 28 on a 9886/41032 ..I can dig them up and post them if you wanted the reference.......its a pretty stout engine for sure...

I have a modified Picco 28 here...
06-16-2016, 03:47 AM
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Posted By supertib

I have been meaning to update this but have been...

I have been meaning to update this but have been pretty busy in the shop...

So yes, definitely made some progress and have done some testing.... sadly the LRP 30 I was using dropped the...
06-10-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 184
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Posted By supertib

yeah the crank timing on those Picco 28's are all...

yeah the crank timing on those Picco 28's are all over the map....most of the OWB models have lower timing and the bump have higher timing but even then they still fluctuate a large amount...from...
06-07-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By supertib

it doesn't handle as well as a conventional setup...

it doesn't handle as well as a conventional setup like what a truggy has....they tried the inboard shocks in racing offroad and it didn't work too well when put head to head with conventional...
05-27-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,382
Posted By supertib

when I lap a piston I take off so little that you...

when I lap a piston I take off so little that you would need lab equipment to measure the difference...i just basically use the lap to remove any high spots !
05-27-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,382
Posted By supertib

so over the last 7 years I have lapped roughly...

so over the last 7 years I have lapped roughly around 1000 engines that were used in competition...I have as well done roughly another 2000 that were not lapped and used in competition..... ...
05-23-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,382
Posted By supertib

All sorts of little changes....timing tweaks,...

All sorts of little changes....timing tweaks, lightening the reciprocating mass , compression, deck height etc etc... I use a inertial dyno to develop and quantify my work... So yes my " Clocked "...
05-22-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,382
Posted By supertib

the lapped engines are much more user friendly...

the lapped engines are much more user friendly and definitely faster

these pistons aren't as true as i think ! there are high and low spots in the machining and the lapping basically trues the...
05-22-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,382
Posted By supertib

Actually it is not done inside the sleeve ! ...

Actually it is not done inside the sleeve !

The results are actually quite good as not only dos it reduce breakin time but it also trues the piston which is often not perfectly round....What...
05-22-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,382
Posted By supertib

Only the Boost now.... all turbo head I use...

Only the Boost now.... all turbo head

I use Nova plugs in my Nova's... OS in my OS, Picco in my Picco... pretty much with turbo engines its usually best to stick to the manufactures plug....some...
05-22-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,382
Posted By supertib

I do not have the Picco 28 in stock...but i can...

I do not have the Picco 28 in stock...but i can get it quickly if needed....... The Picco is a very well made engine, i would suggest the newest Boost version as it will have all the updates to the...
05-22-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,382
Posted By supertib

Hello I am the former co owner of Clockwork...

Hello I am the former co owner of Clockwork Racing ... my email is neal@thenitroshop.com

The Picco 28 is a fantastic engine !! so are several others such as the Nova 28-8 and the LRP 30...
05-20-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By supertib

Cane Corso chasing Nitro Truggy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z40XlnXCyqg&feature=gp-n-y&google_comment_id=z13kvhzw3nvru3ojc04cczwokvzxtn ayfg4
05-20-2016, 02:51 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,529
Posted By supertib

As the dyno shows the manifold in many ways is...

As the dyno shows the manifold in many ways is more critical then the pipe itself......
05-19-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,529
Posted By supertib

Good to hear !! I now have a LST manifold...

Good to hear !!

I now have a LST manifold as well as the 41016 Nova manifold so I can do a back to back dyno test now.... can do them vs the traditional offroad manifolds too
04-21-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,529
Posted By supertib

A colder plug may indeed help... sadly I am all...

A colder plug may indeed help... sadly I am all out and need to order more of those....and yes...it also my be a lower EGT then ideal....power does shift around as the pipes heat saturate ..I could...
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