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I am having troubles starting Red Cat shock wave!

Old 06-17-2021, 11:18 AM
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Peter Hollinger
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Default I am having troubles starting Red Cat shock wave!

I have a nitro Red Cat shock wave with a VX-16 motor.

I'm having trouble starting this RC car. Most of the time I do not get it started, But when I do get it started it will shut off in a couple seconds after starting it or it'll stay running as long as I keep the glow plug igniter on the glow plug even if I wait a minute or two when I take the glow plug Ignitor off it will still shut off. I do adjust some of the needles when trying to start it but that doesn't help

I do have a new glow plug. And a new glow igniter, my fuel is 10 months old but I've only opened it a few times and I've kept it inside in a cooler area

I am using a hot glow plug, with VP R/C motor sport fuel, the mixture is 9% oil, I have (tuned it to) adjusted the carburetor screws to, HIGH-speed needle to 3 and one half turns out. low-speed needle to 3 and one-quarter turns out, and I adjusted the idle screw so there is about a millimeter of gap visible after you remove the air filter and look in the carburetor when you aren't touching the throttle trigger
to my knowledge those are right but there is a go chance I am wrong
What would you guys recommend doing different

If I missed any important details tell me and I will try to help you understand my problem

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