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Old 04-02-2008, 04:03 PM   #1
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Is there any way to mount a traxxas 3.3 motor in the nitro sport se frame?
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Old 04-02-2008, 04:24 PM   #2
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There's a kit that Traxxas sells that allows you to use the rear-exhaust/slide-carb 2.5 and 3.3 engines in a nitro sport or older nitro rustler. It's $22.00ish at Amain. With that kit you can bolt the 3.3 right in. There are similar kits for the older TRX.15 powered Tmaxx, Nitro Stampede, and Nitro 4-Tech.

You'll either need the pull start version of the 3.3, or buy a shaft start backplate (the OFNA and Tiger Drive units are cheap on e-bay) for it (go shaft start) as the ez-start crap from the .15TRX won't work on a 2.5 or 3.3.

Edit:Here's link to the conversion kit on the Traxxas site, as well as a link to the kit on the Amain website:

http://www.traxxas.com/products/nitr...h.htm#upgrades

http://www.buytraxxas.com/product_in...oducts_id=1817

http://www.amainhobbies.com/advanced...RA4400&x=6&y=9


This is a link to instructions for upgrading your Nitro Sport so it handles and turns better (remember that a 2.5 or 3.3 will make it MUCH faster):

http://www.traxxas.com/support/kb_se...0nitro%20sport
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Old 04-02-2008, 04:28 PM   #3
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ok thanks i asked my local dealer and he said I would have to refabricate y whole car and it wasnt worth it to just buy a new car. I figured i would ask you guys thanks.
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ok those are for the 2.5 is the 3.3 gunna mount the same?
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