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Old 08-22-2008, 05:43 PM   #16
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lmao, Ianwright, I come from a long line of racing in my family. When my dad was a kid, they used to race quarter midgets, and before it was "technically" against the rules they used to have a tin of nitro and they put it in the fuel for qualifying. When my dad was a kid he figured it would be a great idea to put some in the lawnmower reckoning "well, it makes my racecar go faster...". Needless to say it got hot enough to start 2-cycling and melted the head to hell.
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When my dad was a kid he figured it would be a great idea to put some in the lawnmower reckoning "well, it makes my racecar go faster...". Needless to say it got hot enough to start 2-cycling and melted the head to hell.
hahahahaha... brilliant!

You forgot to mention though, most importantly... DID it go faster before it melted?


...and... did it last long enough for a race
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Old 08-23-2008, 12:52 AM   #18
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I've always heard that engines run fastest right before they break. But I see that all too often.
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Old 08-23-2008, 01:12 AM   #19
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Nitro + Gas + regular old engine = one heck of a cool ride.........for a couple miles......LOL


oh yeah


umm............hi..............my names Fletcher6371............and I'm a Nitro addict.
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I've always heard that engines run fastest right before they break. But I see that all too often.

The art is in making it last a full race...
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Hi I'm Jaz and I'm a Nitro addict. I've been addicted for 7 years now, and since I just started racing at the Nitro Pit, theres no going back for me. I spend about $500 a month on fuel and plugs, and pipes, and hop-ups, and lids, etc, etc. and I love every minute of it. Cars include Xray 808 Hyper 7 hopped up to the Gills, Hyper st pro truggy, sold all my crappy traxxas stuff when I started racing. Ever try to race a Jato? it just does 360's same with the 4tec. great basher vehicles, fast as all hell, track worthiness= 0. Addicted!? You aint seen chit!
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Sounds like me lol
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Old 08-23-2008, 06:59 PM   #23
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And I thought I was the only addict!
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Old 08-23-2008, 07:03 PM   #24
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You know you're addicted to nitro when..........

When you manage to fool your wife/girlfriend/parents that your 6th new nitro car is the first one you bought 18 months ago, just with a new paint job!



Oh yeh...... My name is Lowey79, and i'm addicted to nitro.......
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You know you're addicted to nitro when..........

When you manage to fool your wife/girlfriend/parents that your 6th new nitro car is the first one you bought 18 months ago, just with a new paint job!



Oh yeh...... My name is Lowey79, and i'm addicted to nitro.......
LMAO!!!!!.... but in my case i had 16 .......My name is Bobby i'm a addited to nitro
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You know you're addicted to nitro when..........

When you manage to fool your wife/girlfriend/parents that your 6th new nitro car is the first one you bought 18 months ago, just with a new paint job!



Oh yeh...... My name is Lowey79, and i'm addicted to nitro.......
GUILTY.

my name is cheesewhip, and i'm addicted to nitro and rc.

i can't stop. i have 2 hpi savages, 2 traxxas revos, a tamiya tlt 1, 2 kyosho mp7.5, a kyosho mp777sp2wc, 2 associated nitro tc3's, 6 team magic g4s, a serpent vector, an associated tc3, an associated tc4, a losi xxxs, all modded and upgraded as far as they can go. oh yeah, and a nylint 1/6th scale and a 1/18th scale rock crawler...

i've had but sold 2 tmaxxes, an emaxx, a stampede, a nitro 4 tec, third and fourth nitro tc3's, 7th and 8th team magic g4's, mugen mtx2, mtx3, mtx4, mbx5, kyosho v1rr, v1rrr, 2nd and 3rd associated tc3's, serpent impulse streetspec, impulse pro, 705, 710, 720, impact m2, 835, thunder tiger ek4s2, hpi r40, nitro rs4 3, ofna ultra mbx pro, tamiya clod buster, txt 1, associated rc10, rc10b2, 2 b3's, t3, kyosho outrage.... and more i can't remember...

i think i have a problem.
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GUILTY.

my name is cheesewhip, and i'm addicted to nitro and rc.

i can't stop. i have 2 hpi savages, 2 traxxas revos, a tamiya tlt 1, 2 kyosho mp7.5, a kyosho mp777sp2wc, 2 associated nitro tc3's, 6 team magic g4s, a serpent vector, an associated tc3, an associated tc4, a losi xxxs, all modded and upgraded as far as they can go. oh yeah, and a nylint 1/6th scale and a 1/18th scale rock crawler...

i've had but sold 2 tmaxxes, an emaxx, a stampede, a nitro 4 tec, third and fourth nitro tc3's, 7th and 8th team magic g4's, mugen mtx2, mtx3, mtx4, mbx5, kyosho v1rr, v1rrr, 2nd and 3rd associated tc3's, serpent impulse streetspec, impulse pro, 705, 710, 720, impact m2, 835, thunder tiger ek4s2, hpi r40, nitro rs4 3, ofna ultra mbx pro, tamiya clod buster, txt 1, associated rc10, rc10b2, 2 b3's, t3, kyosho outrage.... and more i can't remember...

i think i have a problem.

I think you win!! LOL. I also think the saddest part about this hobby is when you have a vehicle that's hopped up to the max, with $500 worth of spare parts for it, and you go to sell it, and people want to pay $50 for everything after you put almost $2000 into it. I would rather crash em into a curb at top speed and watch them blow up than to sell them for less than 1% of what they are worth.
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yeah, that's why i break it apart, assemble the bone stock chassis, sell it, and sell the hop up parts separately. its more work, but more money too. well... okay. i would have saved more money if i never bought the car, but what fun is that?
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so it seems to me you may have owned just about every car, from all the RC factories. Which one do you think is the best? (you can exclude traxxas, lol)
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so it seems to me you may have owned just about every car, from all the RC factories. Which one do you think is the best? (you can exclude traxxas, lol)
I don't want rocks thrown at me...
everybody has their favorites.. and cars they hate...
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