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01-18-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By standupclothing

RE: Firestorm O.S. Engine Swap

Ah thanks to all the nice advice I got mine in a while ago, just recently tuned it and yes, it is nuts.

Wheelies with a pull of the throttle at almost any speed, crazy fast and only running at...
07-06-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By standupclothing

RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

Couldn't have done it without yo help nate [8D] I will hopefully race it next weekend hmmm....
07-06-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By standupclothing

RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

Is the engine block the same?! not sure if the turbo would fit... it would definitely be interesting but IMO this cv-rx i just put in rips and i haven't even broken it in yet :D

How would it be...
07-02-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,889
Posted By standupclothing

RE: Firestorm O.S. Engine Swap

well i got it in and everything all together... i will post pictures when i get home tonight if i remember... what do you guys recommend for break in? what is the normal running temp for this thing?
06-27-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,889
Posted By standupclothing

RE: Firestorm O.S. Engine Swap

ah thanks nate but i got it! it was all those dang washers that came off the g3.0... they wouldn't let the bearings spin so i just put three before the screw head and it works perfectly and i was...
06-25-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,889
Posted By standupclothing

RE: Firestorm O.S. Engine Swap

The standard one...
06-25-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,889
Posted By standupclothing

RE: Firestorm O.S. Engine Swap

WELL i was wandering what happened here... I cut my shaft 3/16" off and then removed the friction plate that came with the motor, placed the flywheel collet over the square key, put flywheel on the...
06-24-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By standupclothing

RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

To basically sum up what yakfish has lined out here in an idiot-proof format

>> Installing the CV-RX into your Firestorm <<
06-24-2008, 12:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By standupclothing

RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

I believe I got the long shaft, which I will have to cut and I got the pilot shaft as well so I was just wandering the order of things... Which you lined out!

Thanks!
06-23-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By standupclothing

RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

Well my motor came in today and I am wandering exactly how the clutch bell/shaft set-up goes.... is it exactly how the G3.0 comes apart?!
06-17-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By standupclothing

RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

yeah yakfish... you are pretty helpful :D i want to see the MT2 after the drop in! keep us updated!
06-17-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By standupclothing

RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

awesome i took your advice and went the associated route with the pilot shaft.... do you just cut original shaft back a little and then screw on the pilot shaft? thanks for all the answers!!![8D]
06-16-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By standupclothing

RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

Ah i see now! thanks for the picture! so it just needs to be raised? I am going to just order the motor with the associated mounts.... but i am still wandering if the pilot would slip onto the short...
06-16-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By standupclothing

RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

what does pilot even denote? I am all ready to order one I just need to figure out what would be the best route, the short shaft with pilot shaft or cut the long shaft on the other one combined with...
06-13-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By standupclothing

RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

hey yakfish that would be awesome :D I am contemplating getting rid of this G3.0 and buying the cv-rx.... is it really worth it?!
06-11-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By standupclothing

RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

Thank you for the mini-tut on what needs to be done! I have been searching for that info!! What would you need to cut on the original mounts to make them work??
06-10-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,075
Posted By standupclothing

RE: HPI Firestorm with OS .18 CVRX

I am wandering the exact same thing!!! Is it the O.S. 18CV-RX w/11J Rotary Carb or the O.S. 18CV-RX (S) w/11J Rotary Carb ?!?!
06-10-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By standupclothing

Firestorm G3.0 = fecal matter

Well I think the stock motor on the firestorm (Nitro star 3.0cc .18) is the most finicky motor to fine tune. Anyone have any tips?! Any similar stories?! I raced last weekend and the settings on the...
05-04-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13,939
Views: 775,029
Posted By standupclothing

RE: Walkera 22E Lets Talk

This is my first heli so i am brand new to all of this so please excuse my ignorance.... does anyone have a problem with the servo closest to the nose locking all the way up? It doesn't receive any...
02-25-2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By standupclothing

my homemade gasser

hey here is my boat I made from my homelite weed eater [8D] it's all video...i will post pics sometime http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPw9q41T044
02-25-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,593
Posted By standupclothing

RE: do fuel scents harm your engine

haha i have wandered the same thing... i would love to huff some bubble gum flavor haha....i wander if it burns the nose like good 'ol nitro
02-25-2007, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By standupclothing

RE: newby says hi

yay bro congrats
02-09-2007, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 691,674
Posted By standupclothing

RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

BuzzBomber.... thanks for the info!!! I will order it when i have money! Does nitro cleaner work good? Can i use acetone or something instead?
02-07-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 691,674
Posted By standupclothing

RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

[8D] do you have to have a special bit? do you have to have a backplate thing to make it work? do i still have to buy the roto kit?
02-07-2007, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 691,674
Posted By standupclothing

RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

my recoil is going out.....:eek: is the roto start worth it?
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