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Old 02-25-2006, 10:46 AM   #1
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Default Nitro buggy won't Idle

Hi, I need some advice please!

I am very nice to Nitro and decided to pick up a cheap secon-hand buggy.

After a bit of work I managed to turn it over and the engine will start nicely. However, upon starting the engine (using the pullcord and Glowstart) the wheels spin - fast. There is no idling at all. Luckily I was attempting to get it to start using a block of wood so the wheels were off the ground.

Has anyone got an ideas? I am tempted to think that there is something wrong with the Clutch shoes/spring?

Look forward to your response

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Old 02-25-2006, 11:05 AM   #2
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save these and read they will help you on your nitro jerney have fun and good luck.
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Old 02-25-2006, 12:15 PM   #3
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If the wheels are spinning and the engine is revving, sounds to me like a bad clutch. Take the engine out, remove the flywheel nut and clutchbell. Check the shoes, springs and the bearings.
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Old 02-25-2006, 12:55 PM   #4
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could be 100 other thing also like maybe you didnt have your radio on and it coused a run away then your tunning might be off maybe your idle is set wrong,your lsn might be off,your throthle epa might be off on the radio ,the list goes on
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