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    None of that changes that they are impractical...

    None of that changes that they are impractical due to range and they are expensive now....and they have a limited life span (due to the cost replacing the battery).


    I was talking about me and...
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    Never had a car with a slipper clutch...but as no...

    Never had a car with a slipper clutch...but as no one else has answered I will give my thoughts.
    I presume it is adjustable so you can adjust the slippage...so adjust one way and it will slip easily...
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    Do you mean slipper clutch? Are they more like...

    Do you mean slipper clutch?
    Are they more like discs....round friction material?
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    Where does this electric stuff come from?...

    Where does this electric stuff come from?
    Electric vehicles (in my country at least) are very expensive compared to the equivalent petrol/diesel version of the same model and they have limited range...
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    I answered in the buggy thread...it is not only...

    I answered in the buggy thread...it is not only electric people there...it is just that the forum is fairly quiet.
  6. Ooof 1Qwk...I would not agree with that...car...

    Ooof 1Qwk...I would not agree with that...car engines and what they do are pretty different to airplane...I am not sure how you would define a car engines "proper rpm"?
    Yes run on the rich side for...
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    If old fuel has been left in the engine then the...

    If old fuel has been left in the engine then the main parts of the fuel evaporate and leave behind the oil...this is what was blocking the carburettor...when you opened the needles you allowed fresh...
  8. I use a battery terminal puller for...

    I use a battery terminal puller for flywheels...this is like the one I use-...
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    Something that maybe worth mentioning....check...

    Something that maybe worth mentioning....check the wheel hex and the actual hex have a nice snug fit.....and that the hex pin (or whatever holds the hex to the shaft) are not worn/loose.
    If...
  10. Could not agree more. I have never had to remove...

    Could not agree more.
    I have never had to remove one...but you can be sure I would not be hitting from the side...nor trying to use a tool to pry if off.
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    I can only guess that the .15 will have more...

    I can only guess that the .15 will have more torque than the .12....and the .12 will have a few more rpm...
    Neither engine is going to be a jaw dropper...the difference will be minimal.
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    Gear pairings in general make a noise...if you...

    Gear pairings in general make a noise...if you have ever heard/been in a 1:1 car with a straight cut gearbox then you will know why "normal" 1:1 cars use helical cut gears...
    Of course if the gears...
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    If you want more top speed then changing your...

    If you want more top speed then changing your gear ratio is the key...but of course if you have the same power output then it will take longer to get to that speed...
    You can use different exhausts...
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    I disagree....vacuums provide an area within that...

    I disagree....vacuums provide an area within that is at a lower pressure than that outside....they do not suck...just give a place for the stuff outside to expand into...:)
  15. It is a sad day and I am sorry to inform you that...

    It is a sad day and I am sorry to inform you that after doing everything we could it would appear that it is gone. :(
  16. ...and once it is lined up tighten down the...

    ...and once it is lined up tighten down the head...job done.
  17. I can only guess that it is a Hyper.21 or...

    I can only guess that it is a Hyper.21 or Macstar.28 from the pictures?

    If it is one of the above engines then there are roto bits that will fit......
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    Suitable how? If you already know it will fit...

    Suitable how? If you already know it will fit then really you are asking if it is a "better" engine?
    I have never had either engine so can only make assumptions....if you have experience with both...
  19. Stand...

    Stand clear...pmmmfff...check...nothing...charge...stand clear.....pmmmf....I see signs of life! :)
  20. There are all kinds of ideas/innovations for...

    There are all kinds of ideas/innovations for engines of any kind out there...
    Look at the two stroke Lotus idea- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIG9pWldO8U

    Regarding the weed whacker...is there...
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    Good on you for trying to help these people. ...

    Good on you for trying to help these people.

    The problem with the RC cars in the price range you are looking at will inevitably be of poor quality and not last for long...even if you can find...
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    Then back to some blues with Joe Bonamassa... ...

    Then back to some blues with Joe Bonamassa...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3_GOk36JD0
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    Next...another old guy cranking it out... ...

    Next...another old guy cranking it out...


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIE8F_OL_Ds
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    Lead singer is seventy years old...rock...
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    ...if you want to be green then do not use a toy...

    ...if you want to be green then do not use a toy car at all.

    Model engines are generally very inefficient......

    Personally I have some fun and do not care about the planet...little me burning a...
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