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Traxxas Revo 3.3

Old 10-21-2015, 06:01 PM
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Angry Traxxas Revo 3.3

Hey guys,

I recently purchased a Traxxas Revo 3.3 off a guy. It is my first nitro RC car. I got it running once but the glow plug went out so I swapped it for a spare the guy included and that one also blew. Does anyone know what may be causing my glow plugs to go out so fast? I used them for maybe 5 mins before I had to switch them. Also does anyone have a good guide on tuning this car?

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Can you post a picture of the glow plug element? There are really three main culprits for blowing plugs. Too high of voltage to the plug, bad bearings, or lean runs. If the plug went out while the truck was running, then the problem will likely be one of the latter reasons. A picture will tell us what's going on.
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Could be that you're running it too lean. Running too lean OR rich can cause plugs to s&$t the bed.
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Running too rich won't make a glow plug fail. Lean runs and debris will though.

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