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Old 06-05-2003, 07:28 PM
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Default gettign savage today, need break-in tips!

hey im getting my savage today, should be delivered any minute.

need some break in tips!

I bought some o.s. 8 plugs, and a dual tank mod, HPI high preformance air filter, and a fuel filter, and hpi glow plug charger and thats it for now...

do i need to charge the glow plug charger before i use my savage?

what kinda oil should i get for break in? i hear dont get break in oil? someone please explain I can't wait!

should i get one of those pressure valves when i get gas for it?
Old 06-05-2003, 07:36 PM
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Default gettign savage today, need break-in tips!

Leave the Truck Stock for break in, read the engine manual that comes with it..... Don't touch any screws till it is time to. You might have to charge the glow plug igniter over nite.. Have Fun
Old 06-05-2003, 08:43 PM
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Default gettign savage today, need break-in tips!

what fuel should I use? The LHS recomends Blue Thunder 20% but its $30 for 1 gallon...isnt that a bit expensive?

the other LHS recomended trinity 20% i think it was a little cheaper but only a couple bucks and I HATE thier hobby store ..
Old 06-05-2003, 09:00 PM
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Default gettign savage today, need break-in tips!

I usually pay $25.99 a gallon for 20%.
So no its not overpriced.????
I have been running Sidewinder 16% and I get it for $15.99 a gallon.
I tried Trinity and didn't like it.Foamed.
Old 06-05-2003, 09:17 PM
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thanks ill get the blue thunder for break in then
Old 06-05-2003, 09:34 PM
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Default gettign savage today, need break-in tips!

o'donnell works great and i pay 22.99 a gallon for 20%
Old 06-05-2003, 10:21 PM
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Default gettign savage today, need break-in tips!

I have been using Powermaster 20% and it is $19.99 at my LHS.
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Default gettign savage today, need break-in tips!

is there a website that reviews different fuels or anything? Which one of these is best for breakin?
Old 06-05-2003, 11:35 PM
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Default gettign savage today, need break-in tips!

hpi 20% is what it recommends i pay 22.99 a gallon.

Just be patient follow the break in procedure to the letter. and leave it completely stock til its broke in, Remember ther eis plenty of time for upgrades after break in.

Welcome to the world of the savage...
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Default Just a tip!

It's a good idea to get extra glow plugs! Most people new to this sport think they are like spark plugs and will last a long time but, this is not the case! If you are using the right plug and the right fuel for your truck or car it can last for quite a while but again most newbies get what ever the LHS tells them to get! Sometimes they give you the right stuff but, more often than not they just give you what ever cost the most! You can expect to go through some plugs during break-in! It is a safe bet to just get what the manufacturer recommends and later find what will work best for you for cost and performance!

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