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Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-10-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 483
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Posted By arlo1
RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

so what car do you have and how many tanks of gas through it and how much maintence and parts has it required?
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-10-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 46,958
Posted By arlo1
RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

I tried to run at a base ball diamond and I couldn't becase the window was letting rocks seize my gears almost every time I hit the brakes hard it would just stop and bog till i pulled the rock out...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-10-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 46,958
Posted By arlo1
RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

hey erhoof I used a hpi threaded clutch bell on my first buggy it is now retiried because of all the problems I made it my parts car the hpi bell with threaded gears seemed ok but I think I have two...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-10-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 46,958
Posted By arlo1
RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

This seems very very like likely No how do we fix this?
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-10-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 46,958
Posted By arlo1
RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

Like using paper to space them like every one else? They were set perfact I think it was the heat in the clutch bell cause the gears to melt I am using a redcat steal clutch bell and you can see it...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-09-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 46,958
Posted By arlo1
RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

no I have set it with the paper trick and still no luck. But seriously the first second I was off road a small rock seized my first tranny so I first used duct tape and it worked way better so then...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-09-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 46,958
Posted By arlo1
RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

I just stripped my 3rd set of tranny spur gears I have made a sheild that covers the bottom of the car where the tranny is but it shouldnt need to be done it is a off road buggy tornado bb second...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-09-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 34,028
Posted By arlo1
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 01-09-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 34,028
Posted By arlo1
RE: 1/10 Buggy Compatible Parts

To take full advantage of it you can change the exhause port duration to a lower number (compared to the transfer port for your state of tune and combination) than it would in comparison to a...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 07-07-2007, 10:46 PM
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-18-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,065
Posted By arlo1
RE: 80+ MPH?! I don't think so...

you can buy your self a nice die grinder for under $50 that will do the job and get some bits I recomend a stone or very fine bur.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-18-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,065
Posted By arlo1
RE: 80+ MPH?! I don't think so...

$50 thats cheep try a few thousand if you mess up a street bike head! If you take your time, and use the right tools, you will be fine and a big benifit is you port from the out side of the sleave...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-18-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,065
Posted By arlo1
RE: 80+ MPH?! I don't think so...

Yeh so what do you guys all think I could get my tornado bb up to once I port it? I think I can hit 90-100 km/h!
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-18-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,065
Posted By arlo1
RE: 80+ MPH?! I don't think so...

It is one hell of a 440 I built it. And when I say that I meen, I ported the heads bored it 60though over used hypeutectic pistons that weigh 330grams less than the stockers and did everything from...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-17-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,759
Posted By arlo1
RE: I Want to Pop Wheelies!!!

Yeh thats what I was trying to say. any thing is possible if you realy put your mind to it.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-17-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,065
Posted By arlo1
RE: 80+ MPH?! I don't think so...

off topic a little but yup mine is not stock by any meens I will dyno it all when I am finished. Pluss I have a nother 440 pluss a 6-71 jimmy for a future project! N my srt4 tops out at 152 mph and...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-17-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,759
Posted By arlo1
RE: I Want to Pop Wheelies!!!

I realy dont want to start an arguement but the engine could be overcome it has lots of power but you would need to change the entire setup of the car including gearing and clutching to get it into...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-17-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,065
Posted By arlo1
RE: 80+ MPH?! I don't think so...

Hey thanks I know I get alot of people who dont belive me but it has been there.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-17-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,065
Posted By arlo1
RE: 80+ MPH?! I don't think so...

It was apraised at 54 000 last year pluss tax say what you want. I have a 440 I built and it flies I have took the rear end gears out and swaped down to a 3.23 ratio but at the time it had 2.76:1...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-17-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,759
Posted By arlo1
RE: I Want to Pop Wheelies!!!

Sweet. not that having a 1/10th buggy wheelie is my goal. it is just for sh@ts and gigles. It would be faster without.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-17-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,759
Posted By arlo1
RE: I Want to Pop Wheelies!!!

like I said the two times I got it two were out of a corner not from a stop and I had the rear springs as soft as they go.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-16-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,759
Posted By arlo1
RE: I Want to Pop Wheelies!!!

It wont take that much. like I said I had mine just off the ground 2wice out of a corner on pavement I will make another youtube video when I do But it will be a little while my tranny is striped at...
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-16-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,759
Posted By arlo1
RE: I Want to Pop Wheelies!!!

I think you are right but I will put a brick on the wing to help or somthing. I also have north americas steepest paved road right here in town from what I have been told.
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-16-2007, 10:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,759
Posted By arlo1
RE: I Want to Pop Wheelies!!!

weird I will have to play with that!
Forum: Redcat Racing Support 06-16-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,759
Posted By arlo1
RE: I Want to Pop Wheelies!!!

Now I might be missing something but, if you stiffen the rear springs then the rear will want to stay up because there is more presure in the shock so then it would reduce the weight transfer to the...
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