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    RE: problem tuning

    i used a xtm clutch spring that was barely a tad bit shorter for my Firestorm g3.0=.18 and it works perfect. just take it to lhs and try to match it up with whatever ones they have in stock
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    RE: New Starting Method, is this ok??

    DRILL BIT?? Do you mean a socket? Im just tryin to thing how'd you be using a drill bit
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    RE: Need HELP bad!

    yea I did some practical research on why they break, and i came up with is .. the holes that are drill in each shoes intersects with the outside groove they put in it, so when you put the spring on...
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    RE: Need HELP bad!

    what kinds are the warp around set-up? I think thats the kind I have. 2 shoes with a groove in the outer middle that the spring lays around
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    RE: Need HELP bad!

    OMFG! always snapping is damn right, all I am doing is trying to tune it doing circles in my backyard, car dies then I hear a rubbing sound from bellhousing, and bingo! So what are the reasons for a...
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    RE: Need HELP bad!

    well I went to local hobby shop, and he looked it up, and he said they dont have one for that size of engine. So I explained to him what they looked like, and he went and produced some XTM springs,...
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    RE: Need HELP bad!

    so I need to find out what type of clutch it is, right? or does it go by the type of truck you have? This is a firesorm which is a new truck, and I dont remember seeing any clutch items on there...
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    RE: Need HELP bad!

    Ok I got my clutch apart without removing my engine, and found that the clutch spring had broken, I pulled off a loop of the broken end and attached it together and mashed it, and now have it all put...
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    RE: Need HELP bad!

    of course! even thou I aint got the manual anymore, Im viewing the pdf. file on HPI site. One more quick question, How do you get the flywheel to not move while you break the locktited bolt in the...
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    RE: Need HELP bad!

    My computer is my table!!!!
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    RE: Need HELP bad!

    do i have to remove the engine to get clutch assembly off?
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    RE: Need HELP bad!

    and who in the hell calls it anti clockwise? what kind of chit is that?
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    RE: Need HELP bad!

    damn, do they break real easy, cause all I have done was the engine break in, then wwent to the park and ran about 3 tanks of fuel. I did a little jumping, but i wouldnt think It would break an...
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    RE: Need HELP bad!

    When I move the dial just barely the idle lowers quick and dies. and on my radio there is only 2 dials 1 steering and the other one is throttle adjustment. no clutch adj. and I am talking about the...
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    Need HELP bad!

    Ok, here we go! I have a HPI firestorm 3.0< the problem i am having is- When I get it started i cant seem to get idle set right. Ive warmed it up and set the high speed adj., and I just leave the...
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    This is my Firestorm with my custom paint I put on real quick, while I waited for the glow plug ignitor to charge, The orange just wasnt my thing!

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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    3 or 4 pulls with pluggin exhaust tip up, fue line is usually filled up. But then thats where it all alls apart for me. When I start to flood it, and then get all stupid with my settings. Then 15...
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    RE: tuned pipe for firestorm G3.0 engine

    Man, Your exactly right about the radio.. Glad you brought that to my attention. That is my new focus. Which are the good ones? around $150 range?
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    RE: HPI Firestorm Pipe Help

    I was kind of looking for the same answer, about what pipes would work on a firestorm

    http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/fb.asp?m=5372700&key=
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    RE: tuned pipe for firestorm G3.0 engine

    it might be aluminum, but it looks stock as hell, and its black.. but its a good tuned pipe?
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    tuned pipe for firestorm G3.0 engine

    I was wondering if anyone knew if any tuned pipes fit onto the new HPI firestorm G3.o engine..Im new in the game, so not sure what will fit what. I know it is a new truck out, and there are not to...
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    RE: Firestorm problem

    mine was the pull start housing bolts, but I am also having trouble setting my brake and idle right
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    I also had a time starting mine and keeping it running.Today i found loosened bolts on the head.and pullstarter housing bolts where also loose, and that would cause nthe pullstarter to recoil back...
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    RE: HPI Firestorm?? or others?

    Well I just got me a firestorm last weekend, and ran my 6th run eariler..Ive never had a nitro car before. But Im diggin this one for sure! So it must be a perfect car for a beginner!
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    RE: Firestorm problem

    well guess noone understood my question, but anyways! I found the problem..my pull starter 3 bolts had loosened up. so i think the pull start would bind a bit and snap back..I thread locked them on...
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