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  1. Thread: tornado epx

    by jackkpl
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    RE: tornado epx

    One thing you can do is set cut off voltage on ESC to off. This might be set to some high lvl, with powerfull engines during start it takes so much current, that the voltage on battery can drop to as...
  2. RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

    thats really strange, because clutch bell shaft is designed that it will tighten itself to the crankshaft when accelerating. Maybe you have damaged bell shaft ? I really cannot think of a good reason...
  3. RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

    I had a holiday brake from driving my buggy and havent visited forum for a long time. Here is a tip. Since i put on HPI clutchbnell (17 teeth from savage ) and made custom shaft for adjusting spur...
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    RE: second gear will not engage

    and use SEARCH function, to everyones surprise it is for free ;)
  5. Thread: tornado xl

    by jackkpl
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    RE: tornado xl

    i did take my transmitter case apart and did not break anything. As for me it looks like u have really no technical sense. All trims etc are connected with detachable plugs to board so if u care to...
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    RE: tornado xl 4wd

    maybe you lost small rubber o-rings that sit in joints. These do not allow shaft to move back and forth and even when joint screw gets a bit loose they dont pop out. I also had same problem, just cut...
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    RE: tornado xp disaster

    Looks like he will do pre racing checks every time from now on :).
  8. RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

    Here are pics, this doesn't look professional, but was done in like 1 hour with basic tools :). I am able to position the spur by +-0.5cm , i have to use cut-in-half nuts though. Last picture shows a...
  9. RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

    Hey popper, try to use some steel clutch bell like hpi savage A991 part. I put it in my car, tightened all the engine mount screws and it looks like spur is not wearing on inside now. But...
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    RE: clutch spring

    i admire your help and attention to detail :). However if spring breaks like mine (only last circle on spring breaks ) i just use some screwdriver and pliers to make another circle. It shortens the...
  11. RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

    I am now using hpi clutchbell (17 teeth from savage #A991) and unfortunately spur is wearing as hell. At firts distance from clutch to spur i perfect, 1 - 2 tanks and spur is already worn (teeth are...
  12. RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

    it would with aluminum clutch bell,not with hardened steel one...
  13. RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

    Are there any news about clutch bell- spur gears? I hope clutch will be made of steel and spur steel or really hard plastic.
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    RE: 80+ MPH?! I don't think so...

    My 2 cents:
    1)Stating a speed of 80MPH for hurricane or 60MPH for tornado is a bit misleading, at first i thought tornado xp would reach like 80kph , but luckily it doesn't

    2)Controlling a...
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    RE: simple question

    as for the 100mA charger that you can get with whole package on redcat dealers websites you should charge for 28h (1800mAh igniter capacity and around 66% efficiency of charging process).But actually...
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    RE: clermontmotorsports

    topspeedtoys is my supplier, they even send to Poland (the one that looses all football games :)). Great service, email response is also very quick.
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    RE: Never drive your car drunk...

    of course, it was my third big crash and i am no longer afraid of crashing. Worst that can happen is some broken metal parts, plastic is not a problem. I already have 2 C-hubs ,wheel bearing hub ,...
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    RE: Never drive your car drunk...

    I crashed cause it was a really narrow path (like 2 meters wide) and i was showing off to my friends. But the car is in a perfectly working condition again - total repair cost = 0$ ;)
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    RE: Never drive your car drunk...

    it was a wooden fence, but today i went to see that place and 20cm from ground it is reinforced with 5mm thick metal plates... And indeed it was WOT :). But acutally i already fixed most of broken...
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    Never drive your car drunk...

    I did it yesterday under pressure from my friends.... this is how it looks like a day after
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    RE: question about upgrading motor

    okay, i agree that test conditions and so one may give a big difference. BTW do you know how much juice .18VX engine has (tornado Xp)
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    RE: question about upgrading motor

    On OS site they state it has 1.35HP. But still it should be more powerful than .18VX taiwan (i suppose it has ~1HP )
    http://www.osengines.com/engines/osmg2101.html
  23. RE: REDCAT WHY DO THE GEARS STRIP OUT??

    I have my original bell and new one and both are our of round. additionally my clutch bell shaft got bent somehow , so sumed up it gives like 2mm travel while rotating.... spur is gone in like 5...
  24. RE: What do YOU want for your Redcat Racing RC car?

    I would vote for steel clutch bell and big front bumper to save us broken C-hubs and wheel hubs
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    RE: Plastic part repiar??!!

    I also repaired lots of parts with my soldering iron. First went front bearing hub, then C -hub, then other bearing hub and recently i fu..ed up second diff gear box (lost control , my toy smashed...
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