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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Yeah I checked the glow plug its good. I haven't run it overly hot either, actually decently rich. The manual recommends to not fiddle with the lsn, but i did although i am sure that is not the...
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Has anyone had problems with their G3.0? Mine wont start no matter what i try after only one gallon of fuel through it. Anyone else had troubles after only a gallon or so?
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Have you looked into any engines that you would possibly mount on the conversion kit? I was looking at an axial .28 spec 1s. And do you know if all .21-.28 are a direct bolt on. ( I dont want to have...
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    I wouldnt think you have to break in a crankshaft. And by the way has anyone else heard about the Big block conversion kit for the FS? I want one. :D
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Does anyone have any recommendations for a tuned pipe for the firestorm. And does it really increase performance by a noticeable amount?
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    Has anyone bought a tuned pipe for the firestorm? If so what would you recommend? I was thinking of the Aluminum tuned pipe from HPI
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Has anyone ever broken their pullstart? My cord wont retract, brother was rippin on it too hard. Anyways does anyone know where to get a direct replacement pullstarter for the firestorm?
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Will tuning help that much, should I maybe run it a little leaner?
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Has anyone got a Stock Firestorm to do wheelies or am I just dreaming? I have fiddled around with the tuning a little but it hasnt helped that much.
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Ive heard that lots of people have replaced the stock servo with a Hitec 645mg, although I dont know if it is a direct fit.
    And what is the purpose of the D/R knob, I have never touched it in my...
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Do you mean the gasket that is used between the header and engine?
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Recently i have noticed a whistling noise while accelerating at lower speeds coming from my firestorm, (almost sounds like a supercharger whine) has anyone else had this problem or know what it could...
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    I know Firestorms come with relatively weak servos, I have been running it with two AA batteries, do you think that a 6V hump pack will improve the steering enough or should I upgrade to a whole new...
  14. RE: thinking of nitro... what would you recommend?

    i would reccomend a traxxas nitro rustler
    they are fast and pretty easy to drive
    their are also lots of parts for them
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    K thanks nitro nate ill check my spur etc.
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    The engine still revs up normally though, could it be the slipper clutch?
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    thanks I'll give it a try.
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Yeah the engine still revs normal so it must be the transmission
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Its not the clutch spring I checked, but I will look for rocks dirt etc. thx
  20. RE: HPI Firestorm works great but doesnt go anywhere

    Is there a way to check your slipper without running the engine? since I am currently waiting for some parts for my header.
  21. RE: HPI Firestorm works great but doesnt go anywhere

    Do you know how to adjust that on a firestorm? This is my first Nitro car.
  22. HPI Firestorm works great but doesnt go anywhere

    Everything works on my firestorm, engine runs fine and everything, clutch is good but when I give it some gas the wheels do not spin, does anyone what my problem is and how to fix it?
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    RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

    Hello all, does anyone know why my firestorm will not run, engine works fine and the clutch is fine but when I give it gas the wheels just dont spin.[&o]
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