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    Sticky: After being off the site for years I started...

    After being off the site for years I started getting a couple "notification" emails per day.. No biggy, I deleted them..

    Yesterday I decided to use the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the...
  2. RE: Why do people recommend 87mm dogbones for the Tornado s30??

    Where there any little "o" rings in the drive cups?? If so, the longer bones probably wont fit? Anyway, here's the story..   When they first started shipping the S30's they used 84 mm dog bones on...
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    RE: Priming Engine -

    Yea, if you have either needle set too lean it can keep it from priming easily.. You can usually tell this by doing the blow method.. If it feels like it's clogged, you've probably got the hs or ls...
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    RE: my 1st redcat, good and bad

    Pre warm the engine with a hairdryer or heat gun and it'll let it turn over and start easier.. Also, make sure you dont "overprime" the carb, as that can make it harder to turn over as well.. (When...
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    RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

    Check the setscrews in the drive cups. (where the center dog bones connect.)check both drive cups, on each center dog bone..

    Note: If your spur was stripped, you'll see that it's missing teeth....
  6. RE: Quick question on compatable rims for my Redcat racing tornado BB

    The wheels/tires for the Team Associated B44 will fit the Tornado.. (It's their 4wd buggy) The rear wheels/tires for theB4 (2wd) will also fit.. The rears arethe same on the B4 and B44.. (Fronts on...
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    RE: Trouble starting brand new Tornado s30

    Yea, the glow ignitors are a pain in the butt. Especially the cheap ones that come in those "all in one" kits.. Id get a spare asap, cause they'll drive you crazy if you dont have one.. ALso, to make...
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    RE: Shock Fluids - help!

    If you dont want to buy another shock, you could try some Devcon 2ton epoxy and put the lower cap on permenatly.. Just be careful to keep the expoxy on the treads of the shock and not inside where...
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    RE: Monsoon XTR shock/accesory options

    They say the Kyosho STRR is very similar (if not identical) to the Monsoon XTR, so shocks from one of their kits may bolt right up?? On mine, (Monsoon XTR) it came with a parts bag with a bunch of...
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    RE: Question about breakin process

    You should lower the idle with the "idle" adjustment screw on the carb.. Using the trim is just a quick fix (and usually only used to "increase" the idle to get it to stay running) and should be set...
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    RE: Tornado BBS30 trouble with Dogbones

    I dont think you'll be able to find any other manuf's dogbones that fit.. Seems they all make them just a hair different, so they cant be used in other cars.. The ball will be too big, or the pin, or...
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    RE: redcat option parts

    You could try getting some Redcat shock pistons and modding them yourself? Dremel makes a mini drill bit kit with some tiny little bits.. You could add holes if needed or use something like 2part...
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    RE: NITRO TREMOR PARTS

    Aww man, I used to scour the RC classified pages looking for deals like this to come up.. Whoever the lucky guy is who has a Tremor and see's this thread, should jump on it!
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    RE: Shock Fluids - help!

    Sounds like pretty solid info/procedure there RCC!! ;) CSW, you can also add spring collars or turn the spring retainer down, (whichever your shocks use)  to stiffen the spring rate.. It'll also...
  15. RE: need throttle stop screw for team infinity .18 slide carb.

    Have you tried contacting Infinity directly? I think Tower Hobby carries some carb parts, but Im not sure about Infinity.. Possibly you could match one up from a differnt brand, but something as...
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    RE: What are these parts called?

    For anyone who reads this, and happens to have the 84mm dogbones, you can get them to stay in by putting a small rubber "o" ring into the drive cup, before installing the dogbone.. (also, a 1-2mm...
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    RE: 2.4 ghz or FM, HELP

    It's probably a technology thing.. Since 2.4GHz has come so far, they're becoming more and more affordable, while the FM stuff of yester-year is harder to find and possibly more expensive?? (I dont...
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    RE: Earthquake wheelie bar

    That wheelie bar looks like a nice addon for the earthquake! Post up a pic with it installed if ya get a chance!
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    RE: Need some help. Tornado s30

    Medium should be fine for the SH .18  Kurt will steer ya in the right direction! ;)
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    RE: Earthquake 3.0 Advice

    Probably a little late to be of much help here, but if ya use a hair dryer or heat gun, and warm all 4 sides of the engine (and down into the head) for about 20 seconds per side, they'll start much...
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    RE: Tornado EPX Pro

    Does the esc have a reset procedure? Almost sounds like the circuitry to keep it from going into reverse instantly (from forward) is working the opposite way? Just an idea, I have little experience...
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    RE: Wow what a truck this Avalanche XP

    Billy, Im surprised you got out of FL alive! :)The heats been unbearable.. Too hot to even fish!! [X(]But we've finally had a day or 2 of cooler temps, and fall will be here before long! (I hope)...
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    RE: Wow what a truck this Avalanche XP

    This thread is total garbage!! Kurt is one of best RC dealers on the planet!! The guy is totally into his RCbusiness, knows his stuff, will talk to you all night long (if you let him) :Dand is...
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    RE: Custom bodies

    Yes, paint the inside of the shell.. Make sure it's clean by using a mild soap/water solution to remove any grease or release agent.. Also using paint made for lexan will adhere the best..
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    RE: Shockwave and Tornado

    I started with the TornadoS30.. My experience was very good.. Didnt hit any solid objects with it, but it held up fine to cartwheels and jumps gone wrong. lol.  Only real mods it needs to start with...
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