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09-27-2007, 02:23 PM
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RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

my tornado Xl runs best with the high end needle 2.5 -3 turns out.. its tuned now at about 2 3/4. jsut richen it up till it runs then tune it down
09-23-2007, 08:33 AM
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RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

ok, i fixed this prioblem, but now the car seems to run with no ballz...i leaned it to where it wold just about stall when i romped on the throttle, and made it so rich it sounded like a hooka at a...
09-18-2007, 04:32 PM
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RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

oh nevermind, just a little playing with it a bit more and i got the brake disc and coupler to line right up.. loc-tic blue on the grub , now i should be good to go.... just hope i spaced it...
09-18-2007, 03:10 PM
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RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

thats what i thought but i cant seem to figure out it goes back together.. if i just tighten the grub the screw goes in way too far. also the dogbone doesnt turn the brake disc either. any pics of...
09-18-2007, 12:59 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

Here's a tech question for my redcat tornado XL.. was running it today and all of a sudden i noticed no brakes! ok so stopped it and found that the brakes wont engage and neither will the rear...
09-12-2007, 12:12 PM
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RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

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with the 2.2 truck rims and tires, arent they bigger than the stock tornado XL tires/wheel? if put these on my XL, wil i need to change the the gear wheel or any other...
09-11-2007, 01:11 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

with the 2.2 truck rims and tires, arent they bigger than the stock tornado XL tires/wheel? if put these on my XL, wil i need to change the the gear wheel or any other gearing?
09-09-2007, 09:00 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

could ya be a little more specific when u say u had to notch a little plastic? like pics or short guide with tools needed will be greatly appreciated!
09-09-2007, 07:45 AM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

Ok wel what size/width tires should i ask for at my LHS for the front stock and rear stock whels for my XL?
09-07-2007, 11:42 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

ok ty i am guessing the stock tornado xl tires wont fit onto them? what size/type tires will i need?
09-07-2007, 06:09 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

Hello. I had to order new wheels and tires for my tornado XL. i got it today but redcat didnt send me the rear wheels i ordered., just the tires. they said they made a mistake when i called and are...
08-31-2007, 11:11 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

Ya i like it a lot.. for the price u cant beat it for what you get. but they do break... all Rc's break lol
08-31-2007, 07:18 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

sorry bud i meant these wheels and tires u use? will they direct fit onto a shockwave? if not, can ya giv a brief how to thanks
08-31-2007, 07:11 AM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

oh ok didnt realize.. will they direct fit a shockwave? (Tornado XL)
08-30-2007, 09:51 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

were these direct fit? if not can u giv a brief how to fit them?
08-30-2007, 09:31 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

great pic.. few questrions ..

whats tubing on the gas tank with red standing up?

also u use 2 shock absorbers on the back? how does that work for ya?

and also, what exactly wheels...
08-30-2007, 07:20 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

i have not seen pics with the zip ties.. anyone got em?
08-28-2007, 02:04 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

thanks again ehroof... i like the alum hexs, but what i meant was where the hex meets the wheel.. it fits into the plastic hex of the wheel itself.. are there any wheels that are metal on the inside...
08-27-2007, 05:42 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

ok then its good then... sweet! thanks

on yet another note... i was driving it today and the left rear wheel stripped where the plastic hex and the wheel nut met and the axle would just spin but...
08-27-2007, 01:40 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

ok heres a noob question.. when u start the engine are u supposed to tune the idle so that the wheels dont spin when its on the ground or off the ground? i cant get em to stop when suspended on...
08-27-2007, 01:37 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

Hey thanks for the tips fellas. I got some 30W oil from the LHS and did my shocks. Taking them apart i found 1 slightly bent which i straightened and noticed that al 4 of the shocks were empty.. ya...
08-26-2007, 04:44 PM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

ah cool tip bud thanks.
whats the secret to taking them apart to fill them, and where do i get the oil ,and what kind do i get. i never messed with shoks before, is it special shock oil or just 30...
08-26-2007, 10:27 AM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

nice ty, i searched and couldnt find it... got a link?
08-26-2007, 08:37 AM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

ok well with the spacers the springs are stiffer, but the shocks seem to have almost zero dampening.. guess thats what i mean.. i want better dampening shocks. any idea where to find a set? aluminum...
08-26-2007, 12:59 AM
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Posted By kegger420

RE: Redcat Racing Tornado Thread

can anyone recomend a great set of shocks? A link and any reviews on where to get a great set of shocks for the shockwave would be greatly appreciated. i am currently using the stock plastic ones and...
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