Notices
RC Truggy Trucks and buggies together make a truggy. Discuss all things truggy right here.

motor help

Old 06-25-2009, 10:40 AM
  #1  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: springfield, OH
Posts: 578
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default motor help

i have been out of racing for a little over a year and my motor has a crack what is a good motor to put in its place
Old 06-25-2009, 12:55 PM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Evansville, IN
Posts: 695
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

Lots of answers to that question...........

Try looking [link=http://www.amainhobbies.com/index.php/cPath/1_23_31]HERE[/link], find something you like and go from there.

You will get 25 different answers to this question, all backed by a lot of opinion, so be prepared.
Old 06-25-2009, 01:02 PM
  #3  
Senior Member
 
rotzilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: torrington, CT
Posts: 381
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

why did you only show .21 engines? why not a .28? how about a modded .28 picco or an lrp...
Old 06-25-2009, 04:46 PM
  #4  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: springfield, OH
Posts: 578
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

i am looking for eather a .26 or a 28
what is every ones sugestions
Old 06-25-2009, 05:01 PM
  #5  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Evansville, IN
Posts: 695
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

Sorry, force of habit.....

Lots of choices in the larger range of engines, as well.

I really liked the OS .28XZ when I had it.

It was a fuel hog in my hands, but it had the POWER.......
Old 06-25-2009, 05:09 PM
  #6  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: springfield, OH
Posts: 578
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

ya i was looking at the lrp .28
Old 06-25-2009, 08:35 PM
  #7  
Senior Member
 
rotzilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: torrington, CT
Posts: 381
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

i here very good things about the lrps. but i bet one of tibs picco's would really make that hustle.........
Old 06-25-2009, 11:35 PM
  #8  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: CRAIG, CO
Posts: 292
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

PICCO P-3 or MACH 427 are my personal favorites what price range?or $$$ is no object?
Old 06-26-2009, 12:25 AM
  #9  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Irgendwo, GERMANY
Posts: 10,292
Likes: 0
Received 5 Likes on 5 Posts
Default RE: motor help

LRP is a great all-round, safe choice. The LRP is basically just a bigger Mach 427. Characteristics are very similar - easy to break in and tune - just more torque(and unfortunately, more fuel consumption..) The Losi 454 is the same thing btw - and can prob be had cheap on e-bay. It's the stock engine on the Losi 8T 2.0 RTR.
Old 06-26-2009, 10:16 AM
  #10  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: springfield, OH
Posts: 578
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

i was thinking about putting a different carb from another .28 that has changable venturis do you think that will work ?

how good is the jammin .28jpx
Old 06-26-2009, 10:31 AM
  #11  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: CRAIG, CO
Posts: 292
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

What carb,on what engine?
Old 06-26-2009, 10:38 AM
  #12  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: springfield, OH
Posts: 578
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

its off of a mach .28 and i would try to put it on the lrp
Old 06-26-2009, 12:17 PM
  #13  
Senior Member
My Feedback: (1)
 
Eganwp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Calgary, AB, CANADA
Posts: 756
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

Rossi .28 > OS .28XZ > Jammin JPX .28 (Picco .28) > LRP .28 > Losi 454 > Axial .28 RR

is the general concensus. Hope this helps. I run the Jammin JPX .28 (Exact same as Picco .28 but with a turbo head red in color). Amazing engine. Best bang per buck. 2nd choice would be the LRP. I love the OS .28 but it's pretty pricey.

Eganwp
Old 06-26-2009, 12:24 PM
  #14  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Irgendwo, GERMANY
Posts: 10,292
Likes: 0
Received 5 Likes on 5 Posts
Default RE: motor help

I'd put the OS at the top of that list...
Old 06-26-2009, 12:43 PM
  #15  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: springfield, OH
Posts: 578
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

i was also looking at that axial .28rr but i havent heard anything about it so i dont know
Old 06-26-2009, 01:05 PM
  #16  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Irgendwo, GERMANY
Posts: 10,292
Likes: 0
Received 5 Likes on 5 Posts
Default RE: motor help

Skip the Axial RR. I had it, it was a total PIA for the first gallon and a half, then ran actually quite well for five gallons or so in my Savage, then I sold it.. I think the engine had potential, but it's hit and miss.

The LRP Spec 3 is pretty much a spot-on, no worries hit. More reliable, AND more powerful than the Axial..

Trust me..
Old 06-26-2009, 01:25 PM
  #17  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: springfield, OH
Posts: 578
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

ya i have were i can get one used for 100 bucks i think im goin to get it im thinkin about if im goin to have to get a piston and sleve
Old 06-26-2009, 02:44 PM
  #18  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: CRAIG, CO
Posts: 292
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

if you buy a piston & sleeve you will have spent more on a used engine w/old breaeings than the price of a new one,see where I'm going with this [sm=wink_smile.gif]
Old 06-26-2009, 03:07 PM
  #19  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Irgendwo, GERMANY
Posts: 10,292
Likes: 0
Received 5 Likes on 5 Posts
Default RE: motor help

Really, makes no sense to buy a used LRP for 100 bucks. Get a new Losi 454 on e-bay or LRP from wherever for 150 shipped....

Unless you really, REALLY know the seller, and you're talking less than a gallon...
Old 06-26-2009, 04:11 PM
  #20  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: springfield, OH
Posts: 578
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

if its a uses one i still would be in the same boat
plus i wouldnt have to pay for shiping and handeling because its at my local hobby shop
Old 06-26-2009, 05:48 PM
  #21  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: CRAIG, CO
Posts: 292
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

No,what HerrSavage & I are trying to tell you is.you could buy a NEW engine
Old 06-26-2009, 05:58 PM
  #22  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: springfield, OH
Posts: 578
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

ya i know towerhobbies has the lrp for 169
how many ports dose the lrp .28 have because ive found different one ?
Old 06-26-2009, 09:41 PM
  #23  
Senior Member
 
supertib's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: , MB, CANADA
Posts: 7,241
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Default RE: motor help


ORIGINAL: rebelracer246

ya i know towerhobbies has the lrp for 169
how many ports dose the lrp .28 have because ive found different one ?

LRP 28 has 6 ports
Old 06-26-2009, 09:46 PM
  #24  
Senior Member
 
rotzilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: torrington, CT
Posts: 381
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

tib just hook him up with one of yours lol.....
Old 06-26-2009, 11:21 PM
  #25  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: springfield, OH
Posts: 578
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: motor help

on the 8ight-t 2.0 thred the guy that posted befor you tib said it was an 8 port and i found a pic of a sleve that is on horizon that it looks like an 8 port and it is for the lrp .28 spec 3

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Manage Preferences Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.