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Old 03-20-2007, 07:36 AM   #2536
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Mine leaked too, but only because I got rear-ended during a race. That gave my shock shafts a little bend, and I could only tell when the shaft was off the shock and on a flat surface. Pull yours out and check them.

I've been using the stock Losi o-rings the whole time, and when I run with good clean drivers that don't nail my car, it goes for months and several races without leaking. In fact, I'd go so far as to say they won't leak until it gets nailed again.
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Old 03-20-2007, 08:57 AM   #2537
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my shocks never leak. I've never ever had a problem with a losi shock.
That's because you're so cool
A bunch of us from Omaha are heading down to Pleasant Hill on the 31st for some 1/8 buggy action, hope to see you there.
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Old 03-20-2007, 11:00 AM   #2538
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So here is another question.
Is it normal for a Ninja engine to be very hard to turn over by hand. Is the 'Pinch' so great that it is like this till it is heated by a Heat-Gun till warmed up?????

This is normal for any good motor new.
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Old 03-20-2007, 11:15 AM   #2539
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This is normal for any good motor new.
Ok. it just seems very hard to turn over. I hope my starter box is up to the task
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I had to re-charge my starter box batteries twice & replace my starter box wheel to get thru breaking in a new C6 a couple of weeks ago. This can be a frustraiting processes breaking in a high quality motor but that's the price you pay for power.

Put a little oil in it & make sure you prime the motor before you start, this helps a little but I'm sure your motor will "stick" a few times wile your trying to get it started for the first 1/2 to 1 gallon. All normal stuff, don't worry.
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Old 03-20-2007, 12:47 PM   #2541
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I had to re-charge my starter box batteries twice & replace my starter box wheel to get thru breaking in a new C6 a couple of weeks ago. This can be a frustraiting processes breaking in a high quality motor but that's the price you pay for power.
So thats the price you pay huh
Man I don't want it sound like I'm crying here but there was a huge price up front already
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Old 03-20-2007, 02:17 PM   #2542
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The cost & effort to race 1/8th scale is a jump up from 1/10th for sure.
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It came, it came , my order has arrived from A-MainHobbies. Now I can put the car together and Break-in this engine
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Old 03-20-2007, 02:29 PM   #2544
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The cost & effort to race 1/8th scale is a jump up from 1/10th for sure.
Yes that is true. This is my first 1/8 scale, so there has been a lot of new hardware to aquire for this vehicle but I'am so looking forward to the compitation this will provide me this Summer
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Has anyone mounted a fuel filter in the fuel splash guard? Im just trying to figure a place to put one.
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Matt,
The 2050 (discontinued so don't sell it) has more bottom. The 2060 is a smooth pipe that was designed to settle peaky motors such as the V-Spec.
Both are great pipes! The 2050 will get you a little better fuel times.
Hint = The 2060 (long curved) comes with a completey different header than the 2050 (short squared). Get both headers! It is a great tuning option.
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Old 03-20-2007, 08:01 PM   #2547
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[QUOTE=G Mills]Has anyone noticed that their new chassis isn't strait? If you place it on a flat surface there is about a 2mm arch in the chassis. Is this the way they were designed, or are there some quality control issues. It's a brand new never run chassis.

Same here. Bought 3 week ago, newest vesion of the kit as it comes with the Blue alum.shoes etc. Arch exactly the same as yours. My kit is for parts only, so I dont know if there's a "fitting-prob" regarding screw-holes etc..
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Maybe they are doing that now to help fix the throttle servo problem. Just a suggestion. But that may be why.
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ronny a- you arent running for mugen anymore?
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Ok. it just seems very hard to turn over. I hope my starter box is up to the task

Eric Use a heat-gun or a hair-dryer to pre-heat your engine a little before attemting to start it. Blow heat on the engine-head towards the side that your tune pipe is, not towards the servos as this builds condensation in them when it's cold in the wether Don't use the highest setting on a heat-gun, that's just too hot. This will fire up your new engine in a snap, and help against unesessary stress on your conrod & setup, not to mention your startbox-wheel
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