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  1. Fuel Filters? Like, dislike? Use, don't use? Brands? Opinions?

    Should I be using them or not. Got the duratrax variety on my 1/10 off road basher and the jury's out on performance. It seems disrupt the engines delicate balance.
  2. Cenracer, would you recommend o.s. over hpi...

    Cenracer, would you recommend o.s. over hpi engines? Or vice versa? I'm replacing an engine On one of my cars and I can't Decide between those two makes. Hpi is so much less expensive. Looking...
  3. o.s. claims that no well made engine should have to be sealed by owner?

    I was just looking through the O.S. web site. They make this claim in their FAQs; "A well-made engine requires no special efforts by the modeler to make sure it's sealed properly. If your engine...
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    Nice. Will the tower header fit the O.S. .15...

    Nice. Will the tower header fit the O.S. .15 cv-x?
  5. sjhm, I'm afraid .18 is too much power as the...

    sjhm, I'm afraid .18 is too much power as the st-15 spur gear is plastic and strips rather easily.
  6. Thanks everyone. I'll look into the dymamite. ...

    Thanks everyone. I'll look into the dymamite. Also, sixty, did you seal up that motor for air leaks or just run it as is?
  7. anyone here ever have a Tower Hobbies ST-15?

    I've been working with one and it's now highly modified; wide rc-10 suspension, tuned pipe, full bearings and all.

    What would be a good, easy to drop in engine? Mine is losing compression and...
  8. Anyone else leaking at the front bearing?

    .15 engine leaks profusely at the front bearing. It's a generic engine made for the Tower Hobbies ST-15. I know that some fuel is supposed to leak at the bearing and in fact fuel lubricates and...
  9. Thread: loctite

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    loctite

    I know lots of people us loctite on metal to metal screw applications, but is it reversable? I'm concerned that once applied I'll not be able to unscrew without stripping. Any thoughts?

    I know...
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    st-15 engine replacement

    Hi Bill,

    Can you suggest an O.S. engine that would be a direct drop-in replacement for the Tower Hobbies ST-15?

    Thanks.</p>
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    what does it mean when.....

    .....an engine manufactureruses the abreviation P.S. to indicate power output. I'm only familiar with horsepower (H.P.).

    Thanks.
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    Anyone like the 0.S. 15 CV-X?

    Any complaints on this thing? Anyone using it?

    Thanks.
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    RE: Anyone like the NitroStar T3.0?

    I'd like to agree that the o.s. cv-x is good. I've owned an O.S. .12 and the thing was solid.

    But the complaints on the .15 cv-x are that that unusual "heat vent" cylinder head doesn't cool as...
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    Anyone like the NitroStar T3.0?

    Is this thing anygood? I've heard some complaints on the T15.
    Looking for a direct drop in replacement on my Tower HobbiesST-15. I've considered the OS .15cv-x but users say it runs too hot.
    Thanks.
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    Anyone like the NitroStar T3.0?

    Is this thing anygood? I've heard some complaints on the T15.
    Looking for a direct drop in replacement on my Tower HobbiesST-15. I've considered the OS .15cv-x but users say it runs too hot.
    Thanks.
  16. RE: Hit wide open throttle today and......

    The bottom 1/8 of the coil is kinda baked and grey looking. What do you think? I'm getting sick now thinking about it. I've always told myself I'd never overheat a motor.

    I did richen it a bit and...
  17. Hit wide open throttle today and......

    Hit wide open throttle today and the engine slowed down and died! I'm hoping I didn't cook it. I'm running at the same mixture settings I've used for ages.

    Could it have been the plug? Examined...
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    RE: Tower Terror Engine

    I'd try leaning the HSN believe it or not. The HSN affects the mixture at all rpms, including idle. If you lean the HSN a little then richen the LSN you might achieve that delicate, crutial balance...
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    Best paint/won't chip

    Relatively new to RC. Leaning as I go. Any advice on types of paint for the lexan bodies that won't chip? I've rolled my truck quite a few times now and as the body flexes the paint is just chipping...
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    why is Redcat so inexpensive?

    I've been looking at gettinga new nitro vehicle and redcat seems to be the most modestly priced stuff around. Is it inferior? Why so cheap?

    Thanks.
  21. any trick for cold engines/chilly mornings?

    My engine is a pain to start on chilly mornings; and it doesn't run consistently until a tank or two has been put through it. Then it runs great!

    Anyone have any tricks for warming up a cold block...
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    When do you change clutch shoes?

    What's should one look for while inspecting clutch shoes? What kind of wear is normal, and what signals the need to replace shoes?

    My rc seems to be reving abnormally very high with not much top...
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    Do you guys clean your bearings?

    Do you guys clean your wheel bearings? If so how often? What technique? What chemicals?

    Thanks.
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    RE: I need guidance

    I've got to thank you guys who've responded. It's cool to know that there are people on here who actually post advice as opposed to people like me who only post complaints about my model! Thank you....
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    I need guidance

    I've now posted several times trying to resolve engine issues on a Tower Hobbies ST-15. It has a generic .15.

    Issue:

    The engine starts easily. It idles and accelerates normally. However, it...
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