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11-15-2007, 01:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Axle boots for FG MT5

you can buy them cheap from VW AUDI. Check out this thread:

Thread
09-21-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: HSN controls idle?

Did you disconnect your throttle linkage before adjusting your idle?
09-06-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: New screws sticking out on underside of chasis plate

Why not just buy a countersinking bit? That way you get countersunk holes that match the taper of the screws.



Jimbo.
09-05-2007, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: 2-Stroke oil

try a motorbike shop or an aftermarket auto parts store just make sure the oil you buy is rated at JASO-FC or better. You will find this printed on the container.


jimbo
08-28-2007, 04:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,183
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Hating my Hi Tech....

R Robinson wrote



Have you tried this?? I have and it makes quite a difference. By using a Y harness or making your own you reduce the resistance between the battery and the servo. These...
08-01-2007, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Looking for ity-bitty springs

What about the spring that pushes against the flint in a BIC cigarette lighter they are about half the diameter.

jimbo.
07-19-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 65,479
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Quarter Scale Dragster

Mudgy, have you ever seen how the old static bubble car wheel balancers work? you can bodge up something similar easy enough. You just have to hang the wheel with tyre fitted from the very centre of...
07-07-2007, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,006
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Engine break in procedure?

I'm with you ttocks.

These zenoah engines rev to around 18000rpm stock which is probably around three times your average weedwacker engine which has to comply with EPA rules for both sound and...
07-07-2007, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Gutted out my baja muffler and WOW

Mate Porting these little two stroke donks is very much hit and miss unless you know what you're doing. If you ask some of the good engine tuners like Alro or Oddie they will tell you that you'll end...
06-14-2007, 04:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,706
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: How do to lock a diff but not permanently?

I don't think you'll be happy with a locked front diff. I put an air locker diff into my Toyoya Hilux 4WD and the thing just would not turn at all when locked. Great for rock crawling though[8D]

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06-06-2007, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: marvel mystery oil?

Sounds like a throat lozenge to me.:D
06-03-2007, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: good deal or not?

Hey thopper we're on the other side of the planet. thanks for the input though mate:D
06-02-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: good deal or not?

As fourwheeler said it would be good to see it in the flesh so to speak first to make sure it's not totally trashed.

The first large scale RC I bought was a FG marder off fleabay Germany I...
06-02-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Steering problem

here's a link : y harness

Your local hobby shop should have them[8D]
06-02-2007, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: cheap oil vs expensive oil

Here is something I posted in 2005 and they may have since brought out a later/ higher standard oil since but the message is still relivant.



If the oil you are using doesn't have this...
06-02-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Steering problem

The multiplex rhino is plenty big enough. Are you using a "Y" harness to bypass the battery power past the receiver and straight to the servo? You can also upgrade your steering linkages to the...
06-02-2007, 12:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,005
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Starting To Build

Do you have somewhere to run this thing? a six foot long drag car is going to have a horrid turning circle and with no reverse your average back street just isn't going to be wide enough to turn the...
05-30-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Holes in Hardened Steel Axles

Find someone with a lathe and turn up your wheel adaptors out of steel which is a lot harder than those aluminium ones. you can then tighten up your grubscrews and not worry about stripping them.
05-30-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Samba 5 vs fg three chamberHI all

Mate I'm with JRexA, I've imported all my gear from krikke. When I got my marder race I saved $$hundreds even after import duty and gst but that was nearly two years ago so do your research and check...
05-05-2007, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Australian Fg Suppliers

I'm with Doohan on this, when I ordered my marder race I saved heaps by ordering from overseas and that's taking into account import duty and GST.

If you do your research and order from a known...
05-11-2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,690
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: making a chassis

Front chassis bend angle on my marder is 17 degrees

I have had a couple of head on crashes but I don't think any of them were hard enough to change that angle. It's a different story with my...
05-11-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,128
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: What kind of liquid in diff ?

Hey Automan, Those electric crawlers sound interesting. Lots of spots round here to try them out. ;) A change is as good as a holiday and like you, I sat the FG's on the shelf for a while and got...
05-10-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,128
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: What kind of liquid in diff ?

Automan, How's it going?

I have had the fg two way adjustable diff for over a year now and all I have ever used is a high temp wheel bearing grease. I just striped it down because the circlip on...
04-15-2006, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: Servo help

If you are talking about Hitec's HS-755HB Quarter scale servo, I recently installed one in my 1990 model marder.

It has carbonite gears not metal

specs at 6volts
speed : 0.23sec/60'
...
04-15-2006, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,438
Posted By jimbo1890

RE: fitting spark plug suppressor cap

I agree you will break plugs occasionally
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