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how to add pull start or hpi rotostart to losi 454?

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how to add pull start or hpi rotostart to losi 454?

Old 04-10-2021, 11:47 AM
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Default how to add pull start or hpi rotostart to losi 454?

Hey guys I picked up a Losi 454 from a friend however it has no backplate, no pull start or roto start thing. He had the engine laying around so he doesnít have a clue how to get it running either. Sorry Iím a noob as well. What can I buy to get it running? I have a hpi .28 engine with rotostart backplate and I have a rotostart laying around but I also would be open to installing a pull start onto the losi. I read some stuff about certain engines only being able to use pull start if they originally came with pull start and drill start if they came with drill start.

i assume pull start will be cheapest so what do i need for that?


Old 04-11-2021, 11:56 AM
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Unless your motor was originally a pull start you'll probably have to change the crankshaft to a p/s crankshaft to get the little nub on the rod journal.

losr2200.pdf (losi.com)

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