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12-29-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 18,003
Posted By j_blaze

RE: Doubled my fuel economy!

wow, has it been so long already? seems like just yesterday i was posting on here. anyways, back to doing my spi's, about 15 motors later. i did it to a sts t21e with about a gallon run through it....
11-06-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,389
Posted By j_blaze

RE: slammed into a guys leg today

i had an electric buggy way more silent than nitro) hit me on the side of the calf, i was marshalling a car on the lander and he was going for it. hurt like a mother and i was limping for 3 days, no...
11-06-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,486
Posted By j_blaze

RE: cylinder pinch

why does it need a pinch?
11-01-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,837
Posted By j_blaze

RE: picco idling woes???

new bearing? no, sounds like tune is way off, forget the manuals settings, weather, %nitro, plug, etc. all vary and will tune different from the start. set the needles flush and go from there, every...
11-01-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By j_blaze

RE: O.S. V-Spec catastrophic failure?!?!

if your motor comes to an abrupt hault for no reason always test it by hand before throwing it on the box, you will save many motors that way. small damages that can be easily fixed can turn to...
10-15-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,318
Posted By j_blaze

RE: Normal engine wear? (pics incl.)

looks ok, just kinda dry. i've had motors sit for months and they still have a nice oily sheen.
10-04-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By j_blaze

RE: Benefit to walking the track?

it defineately helps to walk the track. you can stand in spots and see how big or how small gaps are in turns and you can adjust for that. if there is a crazy double or triple that maybe you can...
10-04-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,759
Posted By j_blaze


doesn't matter who makes them, performance wise they are at the top. i love the performance. price wise they are in the middle and durability wise, for me, they are at the bottom. i've had 3 and...
09-21-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By j_blaze

RE: Get Rid Of Body Mounts Posts...

magnets on the old body posts and velcro on the sides
09-21-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,132
Posted By j_blaze

RE: Connecting rod lifespan?

that's the best way to tell, you can get away with a little slop but too much will take away idle, or worse. thats why its important to tune to smoke and not temps. if the rod is properly lubed it...
09-09-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By j_blaze

RE: Dents in header

not enough for us noobs to notice, just need to freeze the pipe full of water and it will pop back.
09-05-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,264
Posted By j_blaze

RE: rb or vspec

that means a lot coming from you. with those statements i think this has been converted to a ninja thread. probably my next motor. how is it similar or different from a stock jpx21 in performance?
Forum: RC Truggy
09-05-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 87,082
Posted By j_blaze


chris, how is the trinity doing so far? run times, temps, power, tuning? they look like beasts on the track but you never know how much effort it took to get them there. ol' red will be at wow...
08-23-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By j_blaze

RE: experts wanted

right, i'd rather buy a used car with parts support than a new car with a 3 week wait to get parts.
08-23-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,483
Posted By j_blaze

RE: Mega Brake upgrade !!

you can get the same results by using a stiff spring in the linkage instead of fuel line, i run my brakes at 35% and its a bit much if the track is loose. and locking up your tires is not good.
08-15-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By j_blaze

RE: sts engine ?

rc-mall on ebay has them and all the parts, i personally would not spend the time or money re-building one. just buy a new one, takes about 3 weeks though. i'll be getting another soon for a club...
08-15-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By j_blaze

RE: CEN R2 Quality Horror

if everyone on here wrote what happened in their first 30 days of running ANY rc car it would look a lot like your post. how about the first time you tried to ride a bike, or fish or skate? all sad...
08-15-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By j_blaze

RE: Stripped screw... help!!!

if the clutchbell is shimmed right the screw should never come out. i do use locktite but just about 1/4 drop on my finger, then i spin the screw in it and screw it in. just enough to fill the...
08-15-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,332
Posted By j_blaze

RE: Air filter oil

saving money? its not like afo is like 30$ a bottle, just get the afo already. its like $3 for a 6 month sized bottle. as a substitute i would use ms. butterworths or karo syrup though, it doesn't...
08-13-2009, 06:35 PM
08-09-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By j_blaze

RE: Bent Shim

once you tighten the head down any "tweak" to the shim will dissapear. more shims = less power, lower mileage, longer life. less shims = more power, better mileage, shorter life.
08-06-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By j_blaze


could be rusty bearings, any temperature changes since it was stored?
08-04-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By j_blaze

RE: Bevel gears design?

mugen and ae have spirals in their buggies, it allows for a constant state of mesh, when one tooth exits there is one hole tooth meshed and another beggining. only problem i see is shimming...
08-04-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By j_blaze

RE: 3rd throttle servo burnt out.

i heard on the 2.0 they stiffened the radio tray but i would still take out the rear tray screw. some of the guys here have done that and had no servo issues yet.
08-04-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By j_blaze

RE: shimming???

...also, every time the motor comes out put a drop if 3-in-one on the front bearing and holding the motor pointing up spin the clutchbell a few times to work in the oil. i get 1.5-2 gallons out of...
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