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Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 05-28-2015, 08:42 AM
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Posted By amax
I know it seems Cool to mount a camera on your...

I know it seems Cool to mount a camera on your boat... BUT... these hydros are already Tail Heavy and Kinda Heavy for the power of the Stock Engine. It will NEVER ride Right with that much weight...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 04-29-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 49
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Posted By amax
First don't mess with the LSN UNTIL you have the...

First don't mess with the LSN UNTIL you have the HSN pretty close to right, THEN you can make Small adjustments to the LSN. Just like the HSN in is Leaner and Out is Richer. Leaner will give you...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 04-09-2015, 08:37 AM
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Posted By amax
You should get your neighbors involved so you can...

You should get your neighbors involved so you can use their dock.
Also your engine will break in MUCH Better if you can get it at Full Throttle for extended periods (Multiple Laps).
To really...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 05-27-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 44,360
Posted By amax
I think that prop will be a little to much for...

I think that prop will be a little to much for the TZ .18, the Octura Y537\3 would probably work better, It 37mm dia and 1.5 pitch 3 blade.
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 05-13-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By amax
That hull is more suited for a 26cc Gas Engine

That hull is more suited for a 26cc Gas Engine
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 05-13-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By amax
Prop Size is Dependant on Hull Style, Weight,...

Prop Size is Dependant on Hull Style, Weight, Nitro %, and Engine Mods/ or Stock.

I would recommend a .150 Flex Shaft with .1875(3\16") Stub Shaft. And the Octura Flex Hex Coupler (Collet)

The...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 05-05-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 44,360
Posted By amax
It Sounds like you're To Rich if your getting a...

It Sounds like you're To Rich if your getting a lot of excess fuel in the block and exhaust.

1: Slightly Loosen the GLow Plug (wrap a paper towel around the base of the glow plug to prevent Spry...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 04-15-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 34,884
Posted By amax
Yea thats just a 3D Model I put together in...

Yea thats just a 3D Model I put together in SolidWorks not the Real Thing YET!!!
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 04-09-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 34,884
Posted By amax
I was Bored to Death at work so I started Playing...

I was Bored to Death at work so I started Playing Around with SolidWorks and Drew up this all Carbon Fiber JAE21G2 What Ya THink

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Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 02-05-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,875
Posted By amax
There are Many Brands of Wax and Grease Remover...

There are Many Brands of Wax and Grease Remover out there. An Alcohol Based cleaner is best because it evaporates away quickest. Water Born cleaner also works you just need to Warm the Hull Up and...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 01-31-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,875
Posted By amax
This will do the trick. Klean-Strip® Aircraft®...

This will do the trick.
Klean-Strip® Aircraft® - Fiberglass Paint Remover. Use it in a Well Ventilated Area you don't mind making a Mess In, and WEAR GLOVES.
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 01-27-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By amax
Not sure if Spray Can Clear will resist Nitro or...

Not sure if Spray Can Clear will resist Nitro or not, BUT Automotive Urethane Base/ Clear works Very Well.
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 01-06-2014, 08:43 AM
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Views: 919
Posted By amax
Pictures and Brand would Help A Lot!!!

Pictures and Brand would Help A Lot!!!
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 10-08-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By amax
Wipe a Light Coat on the flange then Install it...

Wipe a Light Coat on the flange then Install it and let dry overnight.
Just a blown gasket shouldn't Stop it from getting pressure but it will prevent it from reaching Full Pressure at Wide Open...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 10-04-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By amax
You can seal the exhaust flange with a lite film...

You can seal the exhaust flange with a lite film of RTV Silicone, just let it dry overnight, it will last longer than the paper gaskets do. I use silicone on the threads of the screws also to work...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 09-27-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By amax
Just Don't Lap it To Much and make sure you Flush...

Just Don't Lap it To Much and make sure you Flush the engine out good after you lap the head to make sure there is NO Grit left inside, and check head\Squish clearance it should be .003" to .005"in....
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 09-23-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By amax
Sorry for the slow reply my comp has been down. ...

Sorry for the slow reply my comp has been down.

Tuning will be basically the same process, but will be a different setting. as far as the machining quality the Dynamites engines are pretty good....
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 09-23-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,008
Posted By amax
You don't want to permanently seal the radio box...

You don't want to permanently seal the radio box it WILL condensate inside with Temp Changes, also batteries get warm\hot during charging causing condensation and air expansion which could push lid...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 09-05-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By amax
Yes the Basics are the same but with These 2...

Yes the Basics are the same but with These 2 stroke engines you have the added need for Lubrication partially because it's a 2 stroke but also because we have No Rings. The unburnt oil completes the...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 09-05-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By amax
That Oil content may be a bit Low for a Newbie...

That Oil content may be a bit Low for a Newbie especially for Break In (no Offense Meant) Most the Marine Fuels are 30% Nitro or Higher and 16% to 20%+ Oil.You might want to order some Klotz Super...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 09-03-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By amax
Which one do you have? RACE 1600 Gen2 and...

Which one do you have?

RACE 1600 Gen2 and RACE 2000 Gen2 are blended with 12% total lubrication while RACE 2500 Gen2 and RACE 3000 Gen2 are blended with an 11% total oil content. RACE 1600 Gen2...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 09-02-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By amax
Until you get it Broke in it's going to be Hit...

Until you get it Broke in it's going to be Hit and Miss with the Starting and Tunning. Sounds like your on the right track. Just keep working the needle Leaner bit by bit and it will start coming to...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 08-30-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By amax
You may still be a bit rich. Also if you're using...

You may still be a bit rich. Also if you're using ARO Properly you need to Flush the oil out First by Flooding the block (hold your finger over the carb and spin the engine) then remove the glow...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 08-19-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By amax
Check to make sure the Square Edge of the O-ring...

Check to make sure the Square Edge of the O-ring groove didn't Cut some of the O-ring off when they installed it. You can use a little RTV Silicone to insure it seals. But if it leaks a little it...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 08-19-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By amax
Yes water temp will affect Tuning Some, BUT...

Yes water temp will affect Tuning Some, BUT engine temp is greatly controlled by Air\Fuel Mixture. a Rich Needle will run Cooler and a Leaner Needle will run Hotter. Engine temp is how you tell when...
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