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02-11-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By scottywilkes

RE: STS piston wont come off the crank

i just used a allen key, use the short part and use the bend to lever of the crank under the rod, pops it straight off, they slip back on the crank really easily though lol
02-10-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: What Nova/Top engine is this?

its a hyper 21 8 port, there not my motors, but yes its a boost chamber. Dunno much about it, all i know is it does stuff all haha
02-07-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: What Nova/Top engine is this?

ive allready got a few good motors, RB C6BB, Gotech 21 5 port etc, i wanted to pick this up as a spare, its only 120 shipped AUD, so with currect exchange rate like 60USD LOL.

Ive allready said...
02-07-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: What Nova/Top engine is this?

no nothing on the head. No markings anywhere other than the TOP on the side. Was thinkin of putting it in a buggy, but if its a onroad motor it will more than likely be to gutless down low :(
02-07-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By scottywilkes

What Nova/Top engine is this?

ok thinking of buying this motor of a mate. Not sure on what model it is, all i know is it has awesome top end.

Its fairly new, only 6 or so tanks through it.

Anyway heres some pics, if...
09-30-2008, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10,131
Views: 485,163
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Official Nitro Evader ST Thread v2.0

there BAD, there not made to filter fine dust that our motors are most effected by, yes they will provide less restriction, but they ingest ALOT of dust and reduce the life of your motor
09-19-2008, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Mach 427 bearing sizes?

yeah lol. just wanna make sure before i order some ceramics lol. Thanks mate
09-18-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Mach 427 bearing sizes?

thanks, but to make it more confusing just got an email from horizon hobbies

Thank you for your recent email. The rear bearing is 13x6x25. If you have any further questions pleasefeel free to...
09-18-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By scottywilkes

Mach 427 bearing sizes?

ok, ive got a few machs, they tend to go through rear bearings, but other than that, there killer motors, for the price they cant be beat. gonna buy some TKO Ceramic bearings for them. Does anyone...
09-11-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8,914
Views: 353,244
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Monster GT anyone have one?

dont need to, have a JP3:), anyway, MGT has since retired, concentrating on my losi 8ight T and Mugen MBX5R prosepc with RBC6 in racing now
09-10-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8,914
Views: 353,244
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Monster GT anyone have one?

u dont need to bend the LST header to make it fit, bolt it straight on (new headers come with the flat spot allready cut into them) and run to your hearts content:D
09-08-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,980
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Duratrax Nitro Evader

all i can say is ive never had a problem with them, only broke 1 with a WOT runaway under a car, which in turn the rear tower cought and ripped it to shreds LOL, put it backtogether for a temporary...
09-06-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Spur gear? Tunning? A few quandries...

jato clutch bell is steelm not plastic.

when u increasre the ammount of teeth on the spur gear, it decreases top speed, but increases low down acceleration, basically u will get to top speed...
09-06-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: jato conversion to sidewinder brushless

most of the stuff uwill need to custom make like the motor plate etc, pinions can be picked up from ya LHS etc. I found that the smaller mamba motors wernt enough for the jato, they tend to get very...
09-05-2008, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,980
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Duratrax Nitro Evader

its not all that bad, like most ball diff vehicles, u need to keep an eye on them, as they do loosen over time and yes when they loosen they will slip creating heat in the diff balls which in turn...
09-04-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,561
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: OS 18TZ & NTC3

roto starts add the same ammount of drag as a PS does, they both still use a open backplate and OWB
09-04-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 143,287
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Offical nitro tc3 thread

starter box is it, when they first came out they had a PS version, but they soon discontinued it. If u wanted to go PS u would need to source a OS 18TM Crank shaft, Backplate, OWB, starter shaft and...
09-04-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10,131
Views: 485,163
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Official Nitro Evader ST Thread v2.0

coloured fuel line is the same inner diametre, if u go another brand, sometimes they run diff inner diams, but other than that, coloured fuel line will have no effect on tune, all they do is colour...
08-30-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Maybe Bad Compression?

firstly, the DTX is a ABN sleeve, aka the sleeve coating is nickel which is a very soft material compared to chrome (what the majority of motors are coated in these days) The DTX will only last about...
08-30-2008, 02:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By scottywilkes

Mach 427 bearing dimensions????????

after the dimensions of the rear bearing for the mach 427, its let go in 1 of my motors but no damage to the motor, ran fine but had a bearing noise inside, took it apart to find a worn rear bearing....
08-20-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8,914
Views: 353,244
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Monster GT anyone have one?

yeah mate, handles great, the STS is way overpowered down low, lots of wheelspin lol. Suspension is a bit stiff but ive gotten used to it, may try thicker oil and let the preload down a bit.

Yes...
08-19-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8,914
Views: 353,244
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Monster GT anyone have one?

well, finally got around to putting my MGT backtogether lol.

Ive decided to finish spending money on it now, and concentrate on my losi 8ight T and Mugen MBX5R for racing.

It stil holds its...
Forum: RC Truggy
07-22-2008, 03:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: best reciever pack for 8t?

i make 2500Mah AA 5 cell packs, had to mod the 8ight T truggy box to fit it, but works a charm and lasts forever, granted it weighs slightly more, but im not that serious about racing. Also run 2s...
07-19-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: Jato 3.3 hits bottom after jumps!! Help!?

you want the car to chassis slap some, its what takes away the sudden force to the shock towers and shocks. A bit of bottoming out is wanted
07-19-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 320,023
Posted By scottywilkes

RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

tighten your glow plug lol
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