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05-29-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By D3MON

.21 will not fit, it is a big block. engines in...

.21 will not fit, it is a big block.
engines in the .12->.19 will fit.
as far as fitment, you will want to find either an "SG" crank engine (smooth crank) or long threaded crank, something like an...
Forum: HPI Racing
05-18-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By D3MON

i did find this: ...

i did find this:
https://www.ebay.com/b/hpi-tf-40/bn_7024812186
i do like my TF-40 rx/tx combo. the only reason i really upgraded was i wanted multi-model memory, i ended up going with FlySky GT3C,...
05-15-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By D3MON

have you replaced your fuel lines? confirmed that...

have you replaced your fuel lines? confirmed that the needles are not plugged or partially plugged? fuel tank leak test? what is making you think it is running lean?
if it is set to factory...
05-15-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By D3MON

the ball diff should be set to a specific...

the ball diff should be set to a specific setting, did you adjust it per manual?
05-07-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By D3MON

though airplane engines are similar do have to...

though airplane engines are similar do have to keep in mind they are designed with a different oil/fuel ratio, as well as the castrol to synthetic ratio as well, as they run a very different RPM...
Forum: HPI Racing
05-05-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By D3MON

if he is wanting the same type as the Rush Evo,...

if he is wanting the same type as the Rush Evo, (rear wheel drive, stadium truck style) i would look into an Associated RC10GT, or RC10GT2. they were both very common, and made for quite a few years...
05-05-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By D3MON

could look into the dynamite engines, .26 truggy,...

could look into the dynamite engines, .26 truggy, .dynamite mach 2 .21, Dynamite Mach 2 .28, or even the big red. given its a buggy though i dont know if id go .28.
good thing about dynamite is...
05-01-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,609
Posted By D3MON

yes, mod 1 pitch EDIT: you are talking about...

yes, mod 1 pitch
EDIT: you are talking about the HPI savage right?
04-28-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By D3MON

Adam drake method does run the engine very rich,...

Adam drake method does run the engine very rich, for 4 full tanks, just with an engine pre-heated, and then running 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 throttle tanks afterwards all the while being quite rich.
i...
04-27-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By D3MON

is your flywheel keyed? or is it the collet type?...

is your flywheel keyed? or is it the collet type? if its the collet type really any SG type engine should fit, even something like the G3.0, (these were used on the later version of the RS4-3) or a...
04-24-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By D3MON

personally i think the Adam Drake method is the...

personally i think the Adam Drake method is the best. main thing is to make sure to keep the engine above 230F while running for break in.
you are saying to NOT use exhaust gasket between block and...
04-24-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By D3MON

i have heard many good things about the 4.6...

i have heard many good things about the 4.6 engine being a strong runner.
As far as a "collectors item" as much as i love the MGT trucks, i dont really know if it will change its value, or become a...
04-16-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By D3MON

thanks for correcting/clearing that up^

thanks for correcting/clearing that up^
04-15-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By D3MON

yeah foams can definitely be an adventure, on...

yeah foams can definitely be an adventure, on mine i am actually using a generic GPM filter assembly, but have since replaced the element with HPI Savage filter.
on my other MGT, i am just using a...
04-14-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By D3MON

for the most part, they are not a universal in...

for the most part, they are not a universal in size, though some o-rings will be the same to many models, others will not, so finding something with them all in it is the issue.
These are the o-ring...
04-14-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By D3MON

if you have more questions/concerns definitely...

if you have more questions/concerns definitely post and ask we are all here to help, while that is one of the "lower end" models, it is also a cheaper one if something goes wrong and cheap to repair...
04-14-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By D3MON

i really do not know off the top of my head, i...

i really do not know off the top of my head, i know the springs are aprox, the same between the Traxxas ultra shocks, wonder if the retainers are close enough? is possible might take some...
04-13-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By D3MON

it is recommended by every manufacturer to...

it is recommended by every manufacturer to inspect screws and bolts and confirm they are tight before operation of the vehicle, especially metal to metal ones. once you get familiar with the truck...
04-11-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By D3MON

engine warmer, the pinch is mechanical friction...

engine warmer, the pinch is mechanical friction between the piston and sleeve, if you can reduce that before you start getting mechanical wear your engine will last longer. no matter what starter...
04-11-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By D3MON

if i remember correctly they are the same carbs...

if i remember correctly they are the same carbs as the HPI K-series engines. it sounds like your O-rings are just bad.
i love my Axial .28 great engine holds a tune really well and good power.
hope...
04-10-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By D3MON

how are you attempting to prime the engine? plug...

how are you attempting to prime the engine? plug the exhaust and pull it over? you saw fuel get to the carb doing this? then pulled one more time for fuel to get into the crank?
you can back the...
04-10-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By D3MON

glow plug is glowing? happen to have a spare? ...

glow plug is glowing? happen to have a spare?
glow plug igniter charged and working correctly?

it should get hard to pull over at the top of the piston travel as that is where it builds...
04-09-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By D3MON

i think 2.8s are going to be a bit small...

i think 2.8s are going to be a bit small personally.
5" for the 2.8s or 5.85" for the 3.8s.
stock wheel size was around 6"
04-09-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By D3MON

dont be too rich, but just dont run it lean. make...

dont be too rich, but just dont run it lean. make sure good smoke trail and all that jazz.
dynamite is a direct swap, comes with everything. (if you buy new) traxxas starter system mounts right up...
04-08-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By D3MON

honestly yes, they made it worse within the last...

honestly yes, they made it worse within the last 5-6 years, the Piston rod is thinner in important areas, and the oiler hole is also not at its best location to actually do anything.
either inspect...
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