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06-01-2006, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By crankshaft

Airplane fuel in car engine

Airplane fuel can be bought for about $10 a gallon, less than half what i pay for car fuel. the manufacturers say dont do it, but i recently bought some 0% airplane fuel just as an experiment and...
05-27-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By crankshaft

RE: savage too loud

I have an exhaust deflector. it did help, but not not near enough. I hadnt thought about just making a muffler. I might be able to do something with baffles that wouldnt make too much restriction. i...
05-27-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By crankshaft

savage too loud

Ive had my savage 25 for a while and started getting a bit bored with the performance. I recently did some port work to improve flow and increase port and induction timing duration. the engine runs...
Replies: 1,375
Views: 60,004
Posted By crankshaft

RE: the OFFICIAL R-40 thread !

Just got my R40 the other day. i am working on putting it together now. i have most of it together and have gotten about as far as i can without my radio equipment or engine, which is still on the...
03-30-2005, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By crankshaft

RE: rotostart burned up AGAIN

glad im not the only one. I am definetly getting a pullstart- knowing it works is worth the effort of pulling the string. and I never held the rotostarter on for a long time because the motor would...
03-30-2005, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By crankshaft

RE: what do you think about this engine

looks like a nice engine. I had looked at it myself. big bore, short stroke. I was impressed at the rpm, 43000. seems like a nice engine to me- probably would have good power on the high end. does...
03-30-2005, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By crankshaft

rotostart burned up AGAIN

I just got done a lot of extensive work in the crank, block, sleeve, and piston to improve flow in my .25. after 3 days of work i couldn't wait to see how it ran. then when I went to start it the...
03-30-2005, 06:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,026
Posted By crankshaft

RE: supercharger

a 4stroke car engine? that's awesome. where did you here that? .21 is pretty small for a 4stroke, they make less power and turn less rpm than 2strokes. that would still be cool though. its been a...
03-29-2005, 11:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By crankshaft

RE: Tuning - Temp vs Performance

predetonation- that is a good point. i did not think of that because the fuel is detonated by the compression, but that would be possible at high temperatures. still, i think that is unlikely within...
03-29-2005, 06:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,026
Posted By crankshaft

supercharger

anybody seen the rbinnovations superchargers? has anybody tried it or know if they run good? I was looking at one for the .25. i noticed that they are compressing the air before it goes through the...
03-29-2005, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By crankshaft

RE: Tuning - Temp vs Performance

that makes sense, but is that to say I could run my engine without the heat sink and it would not get hot enough to be damaged? heat can damage an engine- you could melt a piston. the point is, the...
03-27-2005, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By crankshaft

RE: Neighbours Complaining

they complained about the noise in my neighborhood. it just so happens that im one of 3 guys on my street with gas cars. one day we all took the tuned pipes off our trucks so they would be loud and...
03-27-2005, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By crankshaft

RE: Underhead

unfortunately those parts are not interchangeable between engines. the head from another engine most likely will not fit because even though displacement is the same, the bore will probably be...
03-27-2005, 06:31 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 38,260
Posted By crankshaft

RE: BEHOLD COLLARI .30 !!!!!!!!!! THE NEW BIGBOY

you think it would break those aluminum gears? assuming they use a good grade of aluminum, they are probably stronger than the plastic. but that would also depend on how they are made. I cant tell...
03-04-2005, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,405
Posted By crankshaft

RE: Savage needs to go faster

You are correct that the savage is heavy, and yes i mostly drive it off road, but its when I am outside in the street tuning my engine, and I get it running the way i want and open it up to test it,...
03-03-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,405
Posted By crankshaft

RE: Savage needs to go faster

I already run 30% race fuel. does anybody run the collari .30 or know if it runs good? and with the right suspension setup you could keep those front tires on the ground. the tmaxx wheelies easy...
03-02-2005, 10:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,405
Posted By crankshaft

RE: Savage needs to go faster

i did not realize it only turned 23000 rpm. are you sure that's not the horsepower peak and not max rpm? then again I guess that sounds about right for a .46. two .26s is starting to sound like a...
03-02-2005, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6,157
Views: 660,252
Posted By crankshaft

RE: RE:pics of your savages

thats an original savage 21 bought the same month it came out. the only modification is a .25. it does its share of bashing in dirt, gravel, mud, snow and everything else. just decided to clean...
03-02-2005, 09:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,405
Posted By crankshaft

Savage needs to go faster

Since I got my savage .25 me and the local guys running gas cars have gotten fairly competitive. my one friend has a savage with a wasp .28, and even he can't keep up with my other friends rc10gt it...
02-28-2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,355
Posted By crankshaft

RE: OK, Im really stuck please help!

for $30 MIP has a boost bottle for the savage. that should make it run better.


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Forum: RC Car Videos
01-11-2005, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,625
Posted By crankshaft

RE: New short vid of Savage w/SH28

Hey Frost, not to change the subject, but I coudnt help but notice the gokarts in the backround in your video. I raced local wka events a few years myself. theres a couple tracks out here in...
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By crankshaft

tc3 wont handle

I have an electric tc3. does any body know of a company making rear hub carriers for 0 degrees toe in, or just less then stock? stock the rear wheels are toed a lot in and the car doesn't handle...
Replies: 16
Views: 576
Posted By crankshaft

RE: motor limit?

2400s are fine but you want less then 21 turns to go fast. if you dont want to spend a lot the duratrax streak is $40 and you can get a decent 12 turn with ball bearings and adjustable timing for...
Replies: 16
Views: 576
Posted By crankshaft

RE: motor limit?

If you dont mind not having reverse the dura trax streak will handle a 12 turn motor on 10 cells. its only $40 on tower hobbies
12-29-2004, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By crankshaft

RE: PLease help me someone

also with the savage because of the shape of the tank where it is thinner on the bottom half and all the baffles and shi# that displace fuel, where it seems like your at a 1/2 tank, its actually at...
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