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Old 09-27-2008, 11:02 AM   #31
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I like this idea blowpopracer! I had a OS .21 VG and it will last a season and then throw it away. I think the a RB S3 might work for what you want and throw in a smaller venturi insert.
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Old 09-27-2008, 11:28 AM   #32
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If you're trying to soften the low-end, you can use light clutch springs, composite clutch shoes, a larger pinion gear, and richening the low-end needle. Also, if your radio has exponental, you can flatten out the low-end throttle curve. The best way to control low-end punch though is of course concentration and throttle control and practice practice practice, but you knew that.
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I have richened and limited the throttle travel but I have not played with restrictors. Thought about buying a really small restrictor maybe a 5.5 and trying it then. Will running a restrictor take away some of the low end? I know limiting throttle travel only takes away the top and what I want is a engine that has very little punch off the line.
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Old 09-27-2008, 12:24 PM   #33
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i tell you what its definatly not the mach 427
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Old 09-27-2008, 07:53 PM   #34
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i had a GS buggy and it had a GS rtr motor that was a pooch and it was about $100 new i think and the only way it would make the triple at the track i run at is to lean so it ran about 300-325 f.
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