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Old 06-25-2005, 08:13 AM
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Default clutch for nitro ??

new to boats does any one make a clutch set up for glow engines and if so who thanks
Old 06-25-2005, 10:47 AM
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Default RE: clutch for nitro ??

Don't know why you would want to use a clutch on a nitro motor, unless you are drag racing. The motor needs water flowing thru the head to keep it cool. You'll need to create/buy a pump to do just that. I did see one guy that took a clutch from a nitro truck and convert it over to use on a .12 size rigger.
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Default RE: clutch for nitro ??

you wouldnt havet depending on if its a car/buggy engine thats air cooled
Old 06-25-2005, 04:03 PM
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Default RE: clutch for nitro ??

my nitro vee uses a clutch. So like ob nut said unless you drag racing and need to line up then don't get one. When you slam on the throttle with a clutch it boggs you down. ALso if your worried about bringing the boat to shore, when the engine is idling it is only going like 3mph so just cut it out a when its like a yard away.

If you put a clutch in an water cooled boat it can sit and idle for about a minute before you really need to start moving again.

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