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HPI Revolution…1/8th Scale Gasoline Power!

Old 08-10-2011, 07:07 AM
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Old 08-10-2011, 08:03 AM
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Default RE: HPI Revolution…1/8th Scale Gasoline Power!

Finally someone is doing this. That means I can buy the incredibly overpriced converted airplane engine and put it in my other cars. I wonder if it will put out the same power as my Compagnucci motor.
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just hope it has standard nitro motor mounts spots
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Looks like Mr. TSB has to save up for something! Been wanting to get into gas for a while.
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This is relevent to ThunderbirdJunkie's interests...
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A gasoline Savage. I'm intrigued.
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Default RE: HPI Revolution…1/8th Scale Gasoline Power!

Maybe next year...Savage flux xs this year.
Old 08-10-2011, 04:12 PM
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ooo....
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Default RE: HPI Revolution…1/8th Scale Gasoline Power!

i suppose hpi just looked at the current savage x and said 'what is the only slightly unreliable thing about this truck?' 
swap out the engine for gasoline and there you have it. slight drop in performance (maybe) better diff life. and runs longer on a tank. very quick to tune, and the piston sleeve and conrod last longer. BETTER SOUND! 
literally cannot wait for more info on it

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I think that stupid picture was the press release...
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Were do you Keep a gas powered car? Outside so it don't stink up the house? Keep it inside a big tuperware container? Gas and the related fumes stink, so it becomes a huge problem for me. I have a 1/5th scale gas truck and I have to keep it out in the garage because it stinks. So my opinion of this new Savage is "it most likely stinks". It's kinda like havin a pet skunk with it's full armorment at the ready. Dont really matter were you keep it, it still reeks man.
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Default RE: HPI Revolution…1/8th Scale Gasoline Power!

Dont think 1/8 would be a good size for petrol fuled tbh the 1/5 are just big enough for these 2 stroke engines as it is lol

The picture looks like it got a nitro head on it no petrol engine in there!!
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Were do you Keep a gas powered car? Outside so it don't stink up the house? Keep it inside a big tuperware container? Gas and the related fumes stink, so it becomes a huge problem for me. I have a 1/5th scale gas truck and I have to keep it out in the garage because it stinks. So my opinion of this new Savage is ''it most likely stinks''. It's kinda like havin a pet skunk with it's full armorment at the ready. Dont really matter were you keep it, it still reeks man.
lol i keep mine in the house m8 all the time in the spare bedroom not in a cupboard tucked away [] i just empty the tank and clean it out no smell then
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Were do you Keep a gas powered car? Outside so it don't stink up the house? Keep it inside a big tuperware container? Gas and the related fumes stink, so it becomes a huge problem for me. I have a 1/5th scale gas truck and I have to keep it out in the garage because it stinks. So my opinion of this new Savage is ''it most likely stinks''. It's kinda like havin a pet skunk with it's full armorment at the ready. Dont really matter were you keep it, it still reeks man.
I used to keep my 5b in a rubbermade tub, which slid right into my closet. Just drain the tank. The stock mufflers kind of stink after a while, but if you switch to a tuned pipe, you can just stick a little cork in the end of it to keep it from dripping or smelling. I have a Compagnucci 1/8 scale gasoline car, which doesn't stink any more than a nitro.
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Default RE: HPI Revolution…1/8th Scale Gasoline Power!

i like it. i have wanted something like this for a while. hopefull traxxas and associated and all the others follow the trend like everyone did with the sc trucks. i would love to see a racing class of these. with nitro at $30/gal and parts being so expensive for the 5b, this should be a good medium
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Default RE: HPI Revolution…1/8th Scale Gasoline Power!

This should be interesting. Aircraft have reliable-ish gasoline engines down to about 15CC these days, which is roughly a .90. I'm guessing HPI is tinkering around with a gas engine in roughly the 8 or 9 CC range, which is the same displacement range as the MGT 8.0 and CEN GST 7.7. Anything bigger than that and it's not 1/8th scale, anything smaller and the engine isn't going to make enough power to be of use.

I'm interested if only to see how small they can get a gasoline engine. Personally I don't like the sound of gassers, they sound far too similar to weed eaters for my tastes.
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Were do you Keep a gas powered car? Outside so it don't stink up the house? Keep it inside a big tuperware container? Gas and the related fumes stink, so it becomes a huge problem for me. I have a 1/5th scale gas truck and I have to keep it out in the garage because it stinks. So my opinion of this new Savage is ''it most likely stinks''. It's kinda like havin a pet skunk with it's full armorment at the ready. Dont really matter were you keep it, it still reeks man.
Due to thieves I have to keep my chainsaw inside. It doesn't stink the house up at all.
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ORIGINAL: Ttowntoolman

Were do you Keep a gas powered car? Outside so it don't stink up the house? Keep it inside a big tuperware container? Gas and the related fumes stink, so it becomes a huge problem for me. I have a 1/5th scale gas truck and I have to keep it out in the garage because it stinks. So my opinion of this new Savage is ''it most likely stinks''. It's kinda like havin a pet skunk with it's full armorment at the ready. Dont really matter were you keep it, it still reeks man.

LOL @ Pet skunk with full armaments !!!! yupper a gasser smells pretty nasty...wifey sure wouldn't be fond of that one..
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This should be interesting. Aircraft have reliable-ish gasoline engines down to about 15CC these days, which is roughly a .90. I'm guessing HPI is tinkering around with a gas engine in roughly the 8 or 9 CC range, which is the same displacement range as the MGT 8.0 and CEN GST 7.7. Anything bigger than that and it's not 1/8th scale, anything smaller and the engine isn't going to make enough power to be of use.

I'm interested if only to see how small they can get a gasoline engine. Personally I don't like the sound of gassers, they sound far too similar to weed eaters for my tastes.
ORIGINAL: Ttowntoolman

Were do you Keep a gas powered car? Outside so it don't stink up the house? Keep it inside a big tuperware container? Gas and the related fumes stink, so it becomes a huge problem for me. I have a 1/5th scale gas truck and I have to keep it out in the garage because it stinks. So my opinion of this new Savage is ''it most likely stinks''. It's kinda like havin a pet skunk with it's full armorment at the ready. Dont really matter were you keep it, it still reeks man.
Due to thieves I have to keep my chainsaw inside. It doesn't stink the house up at all.
Are you talking about the RCGF motors? I would really call them reliable... they put out about half the power of a nitro engine of that size.
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This should be interesting. Aircraft have reliable-ish gasoline engines down to about 15CC these days, which is roughly a .90. I'm guessing HPI is tinkering around with a gas engine in roughly the 8 or 9 CC range, which is the same displacement range as the MGT 8.0 and CEN GST 7.7. Anything bigger than that and it's not 1/8th scale, anything smaller and the engine isn't going to make enough power to be of use.

I'm interested if only to see how small they can get a gasoline engine. Personally I don't like the sound of gassers, they sound far too similar to weed eaters for my tastes.
ORIGINAL: Ttowntoolman

Were do you Keep a gas powered car? Outside so it don't stink up the house? Keep it inside a big tuperware container? Gas and the related fumes stink, so it becomes a huge problem for me. I have a 1/5th scale gas truck and I have to keep it out in the garage because it stinks. So my opinion of this new Savage is ''it most likely stinks''. It's kinda like havin a pet skunk with it's full armorment at the ready. Dont really matter were you keep it, it still reeks man.
Due to thieves I have to keep my chainsaw inside. It doesn't stink the house up at all.
Are you talking about the RCGF motors? I would really call them reliable... they put out about half the power of a nitro engine of that size.

Well the engine in my Ford isn't a tower of power but it's reliable.

I was referring to the DLEs. Yes, I know their smallest is 20cc, but you get my drift.
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dat proly b slw but i by it, dipends on prce.
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dat proly b slw but i by it, dipends on prce.
Let me guess... you created a new profile.
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Default RE: HPI Revolution…1/8th Scale Gasoline Power!

I've run my gas boats on camp fuel in the past. No odour, similar performance, no other changes.

Ryan
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There is not much room n a savage for anything bigger than a 15cc Gas engine. Chances are they are just downsizing a Zenoah or a Fuelie.

Id rather just see more product devlopment in 1/5th scale.
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dat proly b slw but i by it, dipends on prce.
Let me guess... you created a new profile.
i creted neu profl? whu is u? i neu her.
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Is your keyboard broken or something? Because the lack of letters in your post is absurd.

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