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Old 08-14-2010, 10:05 PM
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Ijust bought a used ofna st with starter box .28 motor and lost of other parts, but to get to the point is there a way you can make it a roto start?
Old 08-14-2010, 11:14 PM
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yes check nitrohouse for a backplate
Old 08-14-2010, 11:36 PM
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IMO i wouldnt convert to roto start. they arent that reliable and a pain in the butt. i had two engines with them and they didnt work 75% of the time, stupid gears stripped all the time.
Old 08-15-2010, 09:43 AM
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Roto starts eat one way bearings too. I just bought my first starter box, and I love it...

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in order to convert to roto start the whole crankshaft needs to be changed because the backing plate for roto start is different then for the bump box
Old 08-17-2010, 09:01 PM
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in order to convert to roto start the whole crankshaft needs to be changed because the backing plate for roto start is different then for the bump box
Old 08-17-2010, 09:19 PM
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IMO i wouldnt convert to roto start. they arent that reliable and a pain in the butt. i had two engines with them and they didnt work 75% of the time, stupid gears stripped all the time.
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after 4 months of using one I put pull starts back on all my vehicles. Got really fed up when the damn battery would all of a sudden die. I also broke a con-rod using it when the engine hydro locked when starting it(it was a new engine set insanely rich from the factory).
Old 08-17-2010, 10:40 PM
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ORIGINAL: jmaxey51

IMO i wouldnt convert to roto start. they arent that reliable and a pain in the butt. i had two engines with them and they didnt work 75% of the time, stupid gears stripped all the time.
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after 4 months of using one I put pull starts back on all my vehicles. Got really fed up when the damn battery would all of a sudden die. I also broke a con-rod using it when the engine hydro locked when starting it(it was a new engine set insanely rich from the factory).
pull start is even less reliable IMO, they break the string, i had 2 engines with them and i broke them instantly and i had a .12 engine and alot of the time the string wont retract back in so needless to say i never use them. bump box is the way to go. so easy a caveman can do it hahahah

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A bump box is easiest, but a pull start is still much better than a roto start. If you have a good quality pull start and you know how to use it, you wont have any problems for a long time.

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