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07-06-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,608
Posted By bhughes89

RE: RC8.2 to RC8.2e Conversion

thank you both for your help!

really i was just hoping the conversion would be easy in case i get sick of nitro - not like i'd be swapping parts between races to get in both 1/8 nitro and 1/8...
07-06-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,608
Posted By bhughes89

RC8.2 to RC8.2e Conversion

i apologize if this is a repost - i searched the forums and couldn't find anything.


is it possible to convert the RC8.2 to RC8.2e?i took a look at both kit manuals and it looks like the only...
03-14-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By bhughes89

RE: Savage X SS Startup Questions

Yeah the kit actually came with all those videos on a DVD and I've watched them multiple times, but they don't really address a whole lot of detail. They give you a very comprehensive step-by-step...
03-14-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By bhughes89

Savage X SS Startup Questions

I've just started breaking in my Savage XSSkit with K4.6 engine, and being a newbie to nitro,I've got a few engine questions for you Savage owners. So here's the story:

When Ifirst went to start...
03-14-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,837
Posted By bhughes89

RE: The great engine debate.

i see what you did there http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/wink_smile.giftoo bad this thread hasn't become more of a joke?
03-07-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,889
Posted By bhughes89

Which way is the copper seal supposed to sit on the glow plug?

This may seem like a silly question, but which way is the copper gasket supposed to sit on the glow plug when installing in the engine?I have a Savage XSSwith K4.6 engine, and the copper gasket kind...
03-06-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By bhughes89

Savage X SS Transmission Settings

is there a specific point that the 2-speed transmission in the SavageXSSis supposed to shift at?the manual and the supplied DVD mention tuning the transmission if it shifts too early, too late, or...
02-29-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,929
Posted By bhughes89

RE: Engine Break-In during Cold Weather

Ah, this makes sense. And your procedure sounds quite similar to everything I've read and watched.

My only other issue is that the crank shaft is nearly impossible to turn right out of the box. I...
02-29-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,929
Posted By bhughes89

Engine Break-In during Cold Weather

Anybody know if it's safe to perform engine break-in during cold weather, i.e. winter months? I just finished my HPISavage XSSwith 4.6 "Big Block" and, being a nitro first timer, I'm eager to break...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-25-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By bhughes89

RE: Choosing an Exhaust System for Nitro Car Engine

right, i figured that. what i'm looking to do is get a kit, which is usually just a rolling chassis, and supplying my own engine and exhaust, hence wondering how to choose the exhaust.

funny you...
10-25-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By bhughes89

Choosing an Exhaust System for Nitro Car

Iapologize if this has been asked before, but I have been having troubles finding anything on the interwebs that has explained this to me, so here Iam asking the RCUexperts.

How does one go...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-25-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By bhughes89

Choosing an Exhaust System for Nitro Car Engine

Iapologize if this has been asked before, but I have been having troubles finding anything on the interwebs that has explained this to me, so here Iam asking the RCUexperts.

How does one go about...
05-30-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,114
Posted By bhughes89

RE: Boiling Tires Off Rims (pic included)

wow sweet advice, and nice pics on the site. i will have to try this out!
05-29-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,114
Posted By bhughes89

RE: Boiling Tires Off Rims (pic included)

is that a good "HA!" or a bad "HA!"?
05-28-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,114
Posted By bhughes89

RE: Boiling Tires Off Rims (pic included)

lol problem solved. its really hard to pass it up when rims cost like $5
05-28-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,114
Posted By bhughes89

Boiling Tires Off Rims (pic included)

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Hey there RCU,

Tried to boil off my tires today but to no avail. I took them out after 5, 10, and 15 minutes of boiling, tried to peel them off,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-20-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,542
Posted By bhughes89

RE: Hard To Build Kits (Heli, Cars, Planes)

i appreciate all the help joe!

@collector - does losi make any kits? i looked up the strike but all i could find was RTR...

@cutaway - that sounds badass. though i am having troubles finding...
04-18-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,795
Posted By bhughes89

RE: how much cars do you have?

i feel the same way on both accounts, dracy. i always make sure to consult the guys who are actually working on whatever i design before i finalize anything. but like you said, if a part/assembly...
04-17-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,795
Posted By bhughes89

RE: how much cars do you have?

the deal with engineers is you have to pass two exams (the Fundamentals of Engineering exam and the Professional Engineering exam) to be licensed. You can take the FE anytime (i took mine this past...
04-15-2011, 05:21 AM
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-15-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,542
Posted By bhughes89

RE: Hard To Build Kits (Heli, Cars, Planes)

wow joe thats incredible! i will definitely be looking into building from plans, that looks like its a real challenge to build
04-11-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,842
Posted By bhughes89

RE: What kind of people are into RC? Introductions

i know what you mean, i'm kind of a loner myself in the world of RC. only recently have i been talking to other people in RC, mostly because I'm working with Horizon Hobby for my senior design...
04-11-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,795
Posted By bhughes89

RE: how much cars do you have?

Associated B4 Stealth
Associated TC4/3 (not really sure which one it is... i bought about 1.5 times worth of parts from this guy and put what I could together with it)
HPI Cup Racer (on its way...
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By bhughes89

RE: B4 Stealth Conversions/Mods

well sure its redundant, but i really really want a 4WD and i dont want to pony up the money for the B44.1 haha. though buying all the chassis parts will probably cost just as much... anyways
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Forum: The Clubhouse
04-09-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,542
Posted By bhughes89

RE: Hard To Build Kits (Heli, Cars, Planes)

@378, thats kind of what I thought. Plus, if i crash and burn, i would love to fix it, even though thats not money conducive.

either way, i managed to get my hands on RealFlight and a very nice...
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