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09-09-2008, 03:33 AM
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Posted By rdt45

RE: PICS OF YOUR SAVAGES !!

I put these up a while ago but here they are again................
09-08-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 712,949
Posted By rdt45

RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

Here's a couple pics of the body I just finished.....
11-03-2007, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By rdt45

RE: Advice Please....

Paint work looks great. An inexpensive way to practice is to use the plastic liter bottles of pop. If you run into difficulty spraying the Faskolor paints they recommend you crank up the air pressure...
07-24-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By rdt45

RE: A few basic problems.....

Try tightining the brake shoes a little bit, this helped mine. Do not use any sealant on the head. Just use the shim that was on it.
07-21-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By rdt45

RE: Getting a firestorm and have some questions

Either the heat cycle or how the manual states. Either way be patient and do it right and you should not have any problems
07-21-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By rdt45

RE: 15% fuel any good?

Again DO NOT RUN AIRPLANE FUEL IN YOUR TRUCK. Back in the 80's they did not have synthetic oil in nitro fuel. You could run it in a rc car with little chance of damaging the engine. TODAY nitro fuels...
07-20-2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By rdt45

RE: Airbrushing lessons, please!

Here's how I do a paint job:
I do all the cutting and trimming first. Less chance of damaging the paint job. Wash the body with dish soap and water and dry real good. Now lay down your masks or...
07-20-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 712,949
Posted By rdt45

RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

Lean it out about 1/8 turn at a time. When it bogs down when you accelerate richen it back up a tad and you should be dialed right in........
07-18-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By rdt45

RE: STS throttle

RC BEAST, I took the spring off off my STS D30M. I'm still using the stock servo. It made the throttle a lot more crisp..
07-18-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7,542
Views: 442,561
Posted By rdt45

RE: Anyone Own a Savage X?

Joebaby, I had a sh .28 in my Savage X before I replaced it with a STS D30M Modified stage II. The SH ran great and was a breeze to tune. I ran it with a three speed and it flew. Never had any...
07-18-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By rdt45

RE: 15% fuel any good?

Never run airplane/heli fuel in a car or truck...................
07-14-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,832
Posted By rdt45

RE: A-Tech Leo-X

Here's some pics of my VMG crawler. It has a GWS 6:1 gear reduction,Minizilla shocks,HiTec servo w/swami mount,TLT tires/rims and 9 1/2" WB

http://usera.imagecave.com/rdt45/Bob/ca111.JPG

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07-14-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By rdt45

RE: can I use 15% heli fuel in firestorm

Do not run heli fuel in your Firestorm. Heli fuel does not have enough oil content in it for a car/truck engine............
07-14-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 712,949
Posted By rdt45

RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

Here's a bulkhead brace I'm working on. Not finished yet.............

http://usera.imagecave.com/rdt45/Bob/b1.JPG
07-13-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 712,949
Posted By rdt45

RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

Do not use heli fuel in the Firestorm............
07-11-2007, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By rdt45

RE: Proline GMC

It's for a RC10.............
07-10-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By rdt45

Proline GMC

Just finished this one for a friend..........

http://usera.imagecave.com/rdt45/DSCF0933.JPG
07-10-2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 712,949
Posted By rdt45

RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

Are you placing your finger over the exhaust while cranking it?
06-26-2007, 02:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By rdt45

RE: firestorm carb adjustment

Try setting the idle up a bit.
06-25-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,569
Posted By rdt45

RE: hpi firestorm

Have had my Firestorm for about 4 months now and love it. It's fast and comes out of the corners like a bear. A few weeks back raced against a couple of rc10's and smoked them. So far it's been a...
06-25-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By rdt45

RE: something wrong with my savage?

Try tightning your slipper a little........
06-14-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By rdt45

RE: Losi mini-t

If you're going to keep the stock electronics I'd suggest a Graupner Speed 300 6volt and a good 7.4v lipo pack. Also a ball diff. I have 5 Mini-t's, two with the graupners and lipo's and they fly....
06-11-2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 712,949
Posted By rdt45

RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

LeoH,
Here's the set I put on the front of my Firestorm. Hope this helps.......................

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/WTI0001P?&I=LXN152
06-11-2007, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 712,949
Posted By rdt45

RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

I've ran about 4 gallons through mine with the only problem being a dogbone breaking. It was defective. After all the posts on here, you're going to let 2 comments change your mind? I've bashed and...
06-08-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 712,949
Posted By rdt45

RE: -=OFFICIAL HPI FIRESTORM THREAD=-

Well broke my first part after three months of running it. The ball on the end of the dog bone split in half. Never had that happen before. Not bad considering the amount of running I've done with...
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