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Old 05-01-2008, 09:27 AM   #1
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Iam getting my Sportwerks Turmoil Pro Buggy ready, and ive got some questions.
First, i buy all my stuff online since the LHS is so far away and the gas prices just to race one day is a big enough expense let alone make 2 trips! Most purchases are done at AMain Hobbies.

-For glow plugs: What is the rite plugs to get? Hot, Medium, Cold? Whats the differnce between em? How do i know which one to use during bashing and racing conditions?

-For fuel: What fuel should should i use for bashing and racing? Like % of Nitro and % of oil?

-Do i need to run after-run oil after each race/bashing session?

-Do i need a temp gun also? Whats the recommended temps that the engine should be running at?

Ill prolly have more questions soon, but thats all i have rite now!

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Old 05-01-2008, 03:09 PM   #2
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Anybody?
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I'm not familiar with the motor that comes in the turmoil (it's an RTR, right?) but a safe bet is a medium temp plug. The temperature of the plug determines the timing. In other words, a hotter plug will cause the fuel/gas mixture to ignite earlier and a colder plug will cause ignition to happen later. Using too hot a plug can cause detonation, which means that ignition is happening before the piston reaches top dead center. Anyway, a medium plug with 20% fuel should work fine.

After run oil is kinda personal preference. I don't mess with after run oil unless my stuff is gonna sit for a week or so. But it certainly doesn't hurt to use ARO after a day of racing.

a good temp gun is always good to have. Tune for performance, but the temp gun is necessary to make sure your temps aren't outta control.
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Is there a certain brand of plug and fuel thats better than the rest?
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For glow plugs i try not to get caught up in the hot cold stuff i get what my motor recomends in the paper work that came with it.

After run. yes i would use it if you are letting you truck set for more then 1-2 weeks geral rule is that you are suposed to use it after a day of racing or bashing. they way i figure it is that it won't hurt, it will only help.

if you are racing and bashing 20% is fine. Not shure about the oil but Odonell byron and trintiy are good

Yea you need a temp gun to make sure you engine is running between 225 and 275 degrees over 300 and you are in the death zone

Thats really it
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Is there a certain brand of plug and fuel thats better than the rest?
There probably is but i have always run dynomyte(recomend by my engines) and have ran fine

What engine are you getting
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Its a Sportwerks .21 V2 engine with a Sportwerks HT pipe. I got the buggy in a trade and iam really stoked about running it next week!
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THE .21 V2 is an excellent engine and should do just fine with 20% fuel and a medium-medium/hot plug, in the future ya might wanna think about upgrading the pipe to a Jammin JP-1 because that motor has awesome bottom end but lacks a little at the top end... But that can be quite a ways down the road! Its a great buggy either way! I had one and wish I hadn't sold it!
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